How to stay organized in the new year to achieve your goals

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Ashley Thompson owns the blog called Allo Plum. It's filled with various ideas for DIY projects, recipes, and other lifestyle things. She has some ideas on how to stay organized in the new year to help you achieve your goals in the new year.

She said grouping colors can help you stay organized. You can group colors anywhere in your home with various products. She believes it will make you feel better and just give yourself some positive reinforcement.

She also suggested making a felt organizer for your mail. She showed how to make one for less than $2. You buy felt that is already cut from a store like Hobby Lobby. Then, you can layer the pieces and sew or hot glue the edges together. You can stamp, stencil or clip the letters on for words on each layer.

You can watch the video included in this article for a full tutorial on how to make the organizer and a metal bulletin board. Visit her blog here for full details on how to make each project.