Time to Focus on a New Year

Interior Design - New Year To Do List - Cheryl Singleton Interiors


And so here we are again at the start of another year. Where did the last year go???

Like many people I do consider making the clichéd new years resolutions list  but the truth is, rarely are they stuck to and by probably the second week of January they are already forgotten.

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Mid Century Trellis DIY – A Beautiful Mess

Seriously can those gals at A Beautiful Mess get any better. Their ideas are just amazing. I am a Mid- Century nut, so this is right up my street.

Just love it!!!


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Rubber Band Plant Pots – We Can Make Anything

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Love this great use of Rubber bands. Perfect way to recycle an old plant pot. The black and white works so well!!!

Instructions in the link below:

Source: We Can Make Anything: pot-painting with rubber bands


DIY Desk Organizer | Sugar & Cloth

Desk organisers are a must if you want a tidy office area. This one is great and combines storage with a little notice board.

Full instructions below.

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DIY Fabric Buckets | Design*Sponge

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I have been seeing these fabric buckets for sale everywhere, some requiring serious amounts of hard cash to buy.

So if you are a bit handy making your own might be the way to go.

And if you have spare or a particular favourite piece of fabric you could up-cycle, all the better 😉

Perfect for disguising a unsightly plant pot, holding craft supplies, make-up brushes, pens and all manner of bits and bobs.

Full details below, let me know how you go!!

Source: DIY Fabric Buckets | Design*Sponge


DIY: Geode Bottle Stoppers – Cupcakes & Cashmere

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Cute bottle stoppers, using geodes.

A geode by the way, is a small collection of crystals that form inside cavities in rocks. They come in some amazing colours.

I am sure there are many other ways you could use these amazing little beauties for decor.

Check out full instructions below.

Source: DIY: Geode Bottle Stoppers – Cupcakes & Cashmere


Mid-Century Inspired Plant Stand DIY – A Beautiful Mess

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I have shared a few projects from the blog A Beautiful Mess. The reason is because those gals, Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman, just have the best home DIY ideas ever.

This one is no different.

Source: Mid-Century Inspired Plant Stand DIY – A Beautiful Mess