Might end up doing something like this at our house for mom. mom's room here is our den so no closet. Trying to find a sturdy idea for her to have an open closet concept but haven't found the righ thing yet.
Add a strip of trim a bit above already existing baseboards, paint between, and you get faux thick baseboards! Other good ideas here as well. 31 Easy DIY Upgrades That Will Make Your Home Look More Expensive