Fixes for Wasted Space on Top Shelf of IKEA Wardrobe?

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Q: I have a cheap Ikea wardrobe that has a tall and deep top shelf area that I cannot figure out how to maximize. Right now it just has boxes with small clothes items, but it's awkwardly deep and I'm not using the height.
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I've considered moving the rod up but the hanging rod brackets are fixed/glued solid so I'm not sure how I would remove and reaffix them. Also, I'm not sure if the placement of the shelf is structural? Any ideas on how I could hack it, or the kind of storage solutions I could use? I'm at a loss.

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