Well, these are the storage units we're decided upon for my craft room. We were originally going to get one with space for a new TV but frankly I don't need a new TV. It would be nice but really, all I do in that room with the TV is watch dvds so there was no need to get a new one. I have the same amount of storage space with these 2 units as the other one had. The advantage of these is that they can be mounted on the wall and save floor space. I plan on putting one on the wall where the units are now and one on the wall adjacent to it. I've reduced the file cabinets from 2 to 1. Now I just need to find a spot for the boxes of stash I intend on rehoming. My plan is to get everything out of the garage into the craft room and moving the boxes out to the garage. Now the fun begins, organizing everything. Actually I'm looking forward to it. I'll get to see stash I haven't seen in a couple of years. Should be fun.
On a sadder note, one of my oldest and dearest stitching friends passed away on Tuesday not one hour after I had talked to him. He and his wife were 2 of my first customers ever when I started working at a cross stitch store here in Phoenix. I've known them for almost 13 years. He'd had heart trouble but recently had been doing well. It was just such a surprise. His wife came to see me in the store on Thursday (to pick up a piece I had borrowed for the measurements) and she was just so strong. She mentioned that he had a ton of UFO's (who doesn't) and said she might need my help in finishing some. I would be honored to help such a good friend. I know I'm at an age where this will happen more and more but it's always such a surprise when it does happen. I'll miss him. RIP, Haydn.