Closet organization--One room challenge week a start to the shiplap, nail filling nightmare, & glam closet plans
How to Replace Wire Shelves with DIY Custom Wood Shelves - The Happy Housie(Wooden Step Indoor)
Simplified and Streamlined Closet for Easy DIY from The Design Confidential for Sleek Hanging Closet Rods
EXACTLY what I was thinking of for your living room open shelving but with slightly thicker wood and a slightly lighter wood stain.
Half closet with these shelves, other half with rod
Would have vertical shelving fave out. Use a wood wedge to create a surface for the hanger rod. Superb Closet Corner Shelf with Closet Corner Shelf and Use the Dead Space