The master bedroom is a small rectangle. I need to use every trick in the book to make this room appear larger than it is. My initial plan was to remove the wall above the closet doors all the way to the ceiling.
This was the key to opening up the space visually. The new built-in wardrobes would sit at the back of this opening, and give me back another foot of space that I don't have in the current set-up.
But that wall above the closet is load-bearing. That means that there is a big solid beam in that wall that basically holds up our roof. So, it's a no go.
We did make some progress though and now the closet looks like this: