DIY Round Side Table

Free Plans - DIY Round Side Table

So excited to share this next build with y’all!  I was needing a small side table to set next to my arm chair, and I am loving how it turned out.  It was super ways to build, and the cost of lumber was under $30… Heck yah.  Love that price tag Here is how my {…Read More…}

DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table

DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table

I am so excited to share this latest project with you!  I collaborated with two great friends on this one, and I absolutely love the result.  Check out my DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table! How about that tabletop?  I just love it. I teamed up with my good friend Jamison, of Rogue Engineer to {…Read More…}

DIY Hanging Frames with Labels

DIY Clip Frames by Shanty2Chic

I recently updated my wall in my hallway with some new frames.  I shared the old frames a few years back, and I was ready to lighten things up a bit!  Here is how my DIY Hanging Frames turned out… This is a crazy simple tutorial!  I had all 5 done and hung in a couple {…Read More…}

DIY Wine Bottle Wall Sconce

Shanty2Chic Wine Bottle Wall Sconce

As many of you know, I have been in the process of redoing my dining room.  I have shared my tables, benches, sideboard and floating shelves over the last several weeks.  Today I am sharing the DIY wine bottle wall sconce that I built to hang on each side of my window.  Here they are! {…Read More…}

Our Show on HGTV

Shanty 2 Chic HGTV Pilot

Hey friends!  Yes… You read that title correctly, although it’s still crazy to us to even write the words. If you follow us on Instagram and Facebook, you have probably seen the news that Ashley and I began filming our pilot for HGTV this week. We can’t share many details, but as soon as we {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstands Free Woodworking Plans

DIY Nightstands by Shanty2Chic

First, I want to say a huge thank you for all of your sweet comments and shares on my king size bed I shared last week.  It was awesome reading your encouraging words and watching the post really take off thanks to you guys.  As promised, I am back today to share the free plans {…Read More…}

DIY King Size Bed Free Plans

King Bed DIY by Shanty2Chic Free Woodworking Plans

Holy guacamole.  This is a big darn bed.  I’m so glad I finally get to reveal it to you! I have been wanting to build my own bed for years now.  I had a beautiful store bought bed prior to this albatross.  I loved it, but have always had the itch to create one myself. {…Read More…}

DIY Sawhorse Console Table

DIY Sawhorse Console Table by Shanty2Chic

Today I am finally sharing a table I designed and built over two months ago.  I LOVE the way it turned out. Check out my DIY Sawhorse Console Table! I love the size of this table… It’s long and narrow and looks cute in just about any room of the house.  As always, I will {…Read More…}

Triple Leg DIY Dining Bench

DIY Dining Benches by Shanty2Chic

As many of you know, I have been revamping my dining room and sharing the progress and plans with you as I go.  I shared my new dining table a few weeks back, and I am here today sharing my new DIY Dining Bench! Well… Make that benches.  Check them out! Aren’t they fun??  I {…Read More…}

DIY Sideboard

Free Woodworking Plans DIY Sideboard by Shanty2Chic

I am so, so excited to share my latest project with you guys.  As many of you know, I have been in the process of redoing my dining room.  I am thrilled with how my DIY Sideboard turned out!  Check it out! Ahhh… I do love it.  I love how big and beautiful it is, {…Read More…}

DIY Dining Table with Turned Legs

DIY Turned Leg Dining Table by Shanty2Chic

As many of you know, I am in the process of revamping my dining room.  I had an itch to build a new table, and that led to a whole new room… Story of my life  My hubby tells everyone that there is one thing you can count on at my house… A piece of {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Shelf Plans for the Dining Room

DIY Floating Shelf Free Plans Shanty2Chic

I am knee-deep in a dining room remodel.  I had an itch to build some new pieces, so I decided to let everything go and start from scratch… Again.  First up on the list… Floating Shelves!  Check em out! How fun are those??  I love how they opened up the space!  And… Just wait until {…Read More…}

Top 10 Projects of 2014

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Hey hey friends!  WHAT A YEAR.  We have had such a great time this year sharing and teaching, and we are so thankful for each of you! Today we are excited to share the top 10 projects from our site in 2014.  A few of them surprised us!  You can click any of the photos or {…Read More…}

Teacher Gift Idea – Christmas 2014

teacher gift idea

Hey guys!  Merry almost Christmas!!  To keep up with all of our projects, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! With 5 kiddos, I am constantly trying to be creative on teacher gifts.  I love my kids teachers… All 7 of them!  Yup… 7.  I owe them my right arm for the time {…Read More…}

DIY Ornament Display Box

DIY-Ornament-Drawer

Hey guys! It’s the FINAL day in our 12 Days of Christmas Series! We hope we have helped you deck your halls, on a budget and inspired a few gift ideas! This final one is another fun and easy ornament display! I found these cute ornaments at HomeGoods. I loved them but they were way {…Read More…}

FREE Printable Christmas Ornament Frames

Free Printable Chalkboard Ornaments

It really wouldn’t be a shanty Christmas without a free printable, right??  I love how these turned out on my tree!  Check out our free printable Christmas ornament frames! Welcome to Day 11 of our 12 Days of Christmas series! This project is about as easy as they come, and pack a lot of cute {…Read More…}

DIY Front Porch Ornament Stand

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Hey there! It’s Day 10 in our 12 Days of Christmas series! Today’s project is a twist on some of our favorite outdoor posts that we’ve done! It’s super easy and quick to build and it will look so darn cute outside your front door! Did I mention you can build it for under $15? Here’s {…Read More…}

DIY Wine Bottle Holder

DIY-Wine-Bottle-Holder

Hey there! We are already at day 9 in our 12 Days of Christmas Series and I have a really fun and easy DIY Christmas Gift to share with you today! We love a good wine bottle holder and we have created a few hanging versions in the past! I thought this Table Top Wine Holder {…Read More…}

DIY Christmas Tree Crate

DIY Christmas Tree Crate

Welcome to Day 8 of our 12 Days of Christmas series! Today I am sharing a really fun way to display a mini Christmas tree.  Check out my DIY Christmas Tree Crate! This is super easy to make!  I used brad nails and wood glue on the whole thing. You will need 4 – 1×4″ furring {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Ornament Frame

DIY-Wooden-Ornament-Frame

We are back with day 7 of our 12 Days of Christmas series! We would love for you to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest to keep up with our most current projects and sneak peeks I’m excited to share my project with you today! It’s quick, easy and so darn cute! I found these {…Read More…}

DIY Wood Block Frame

Wood Block Frame DIY

Welcome to Day 6 of our 12 Days of Christmas series! Each year, I love finding inexpensive gift ideas for the masses.  I have 5 kiddos, so when I say masses I absolutely mean it!  Between teachers, neighbors and friends, finding these gift ideas allows us to give really great gifts at Christmas time without {…Read More…}

DIY Wood Sign

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Welcome to Day 5 of our 12 Days of Christmas series! Today I have a great gift idea for you.  I made mine for my baby sister, but that’s just between you and me.  Check out my $8 DIY Wood Sign! I chose to use the word Grateful for my sign.  It’s a word I {…Read More…}

DIY Ornament Tree

DIY-Ornament-Tree

Hey guys! We are back with Day 4 in our 12 Days of Christmas series! This might be one of my favorites (actually, I really can’t decide ) But this DIY Ornament Tree is definitely at the top! Aren’t they adorable! They only took me about an hour to make and I spent about $15 for {…Read More…}

DIY Air Compressor Cart

DIY-Air-Compressor-Cart

Hey there! We are back for Day 3 in our 12 Days of Christmas series! One of our favorite deals that we have found this season is the new Ryobi Compressor Combo Kit! It is only $199 (at Home Depot and thehomedepot.com) and you get an 18-gauge brad nailer, 16-gauge finish nailer, a stapler, a {…Read More…}

DIY Christmas Centerpiece

Dining Table Centerpiece for Christmas

Welcome to Day 2 of our 12 Days of Christmas Series! I LOVE how this next project turned out.  I am always looking for fun and different ways to dress up the dining table at Christmas time.  Check out my latest DIY Christmas Centerpiece! I love it!  Really this can be used anywhere.  I set {…Read More…}

Front Door Christmas Decorating!

Christmas Decor

Today we are kicking off our 12 Days of Christmas series!  We have teamed up with a few of our good friends to share 12 days in a row of holiday inspiration.  So… Sit back, grab a coffee and here we go! Today’s project came as a bit of a challenge.  Recently, we were approached {…Read More…}

Easy DIY Console Table

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Hey guys! I’m a sucker for a console table and this one is one of my favorites! I’ve been needing something for the back-side of my couch to break up the room a bit. It’s a very open room that opens to the entry way so this table was a great way to separate the {…Read More…}

DIY Bookcase

Free Plans - DIY Desk System by Shanty2Chic

I am so excited to share the third and final part of my DIY Desk System with you guys today.  I shared the desk HERE, and the side tables which double as nightstands HERE.  Time for the third!  Check out the DIY Bookcases I added! I love my desk.  That’s all. This may be the {…Read More…}

Rope and Pipe Floating Shelves

DIY-Pipe-Shelves-with-Rope

Hey there! I just finished the last project in my dining room (for a while at least ) and I am so excited to show it to you!! (pssss…. We also have an awesome tool giveaway towards the end)! Pipe + rope + wood = OH MY!!! I created these floating shelves that appear to {…Read More…}

DIY Media Shelves

DIY Media Shelves Tutorial

As many of you know, I have been in the process of revamping my bedroom.  I use the space as my office as well.  I shared Part 1 and Part 2 of my new desk system a few weeks back, and I can’t wait to show part 3 next week! These media shelves I am {…Read More…}