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Sewing Room Update

I bought more shelves at Costco and they have shaved off 3/4 of an inch and now my three six-drawer plastic drawers are too wide!!! They also decided to make the shelves in black!!! So they don't match!!! Makes me so angry!!! I bought them specifically so that I keep the drawers off the floor so that the drawers wouldn't drag on the Berber carpeting. I thought about ripping up the carpeting, but I digress...

So, I'd bought two shelves earlier that are the bigger size and gray shelves and discovered they looked great and would have used them both to house the six-drawer plastic drawers (I have seven of them, three on each, I'd hoped!) but I had an extra shelf and decided to just use it as it was designed--for shelves! I planned to buy more, but never dreamed they'd be a different size!

I'm still trying to decide what to do...should I dismantle the larger one and use it? Too late to take them back because I've already assembled one and that's how I found out they'd shorten them and made them narrower!

Murphy's Law at work!


  1. Oh no!
    Wouldn't that rot yer jocks? as a neighbour of mine says.
    Roughly translated, it means- isn't that enough to make you stamp your foot in anger!
    We had a similar problem.
    I make soap, and bought these fantastic little units for drying... basically little sets of basket drawers on wheels.
    You could take the wheels off and stack them if needs be.
    Absolutely fantastic things, and so handy not just for drying soap, but great for babies clothes, toddler's and children's 'smalls' etc.
    I was so impressed that I went back to purchase more.
    But alas!
    They were so popular that they had sold out of the original. The new shipment were dodgy, flimsy nasty quality smaller units. That were more expensive.
    Very annoying.
    I feel your pain!


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