And not like this?
Well that's pretty much the whole story: the shelves in my bedroom were incredibly irritating because they were apparently built for storing a decorative vase or a... something else that is tall?
And so I whined and carried on about them. A lot.
And then! The other day, my vision was realized.
My very professional handy man making the shelves jut a tad smaller.
And here is what they look like now: