How to use a Kreg Jig YouTube Video!

Hey hey!  So… It’s no surprise that we love our Kreg Jigs.  So much.  In fact, we tell people ALL the time that when we got our very first ones, they sat in the boxes for months out in our garages because we were intimidated to try them!  Once we finally opened them up and {…Read More…}

$40 Farmhouse Console Table

Hey friends! Today I am sharing the super cute $40 farmhouse console table we built for the Davis family on our 3rd episode of Open Concept on HGTV.  They were in serious need of some love in this room and this design fit the need… And the bill!  The best part of this table… 8 {…Read More…}

How to rip plywood – YouTube Video Tutorial

Hey friends!  It’s Wednesday and we are here to share another YouTube video tutorial with you.  We have had so many requests to show specific skills how-to videos, and today we are showing you a few ways to rip plywood.  We use hardwood plywood in SO many of our furniture projects.  Really the only negative {…Read More…}

DIY Farmhouse Crib

Hey guys!  Whitney here… For those of you that follow us on Instagram and Facebook, you may have noticed my big news.  I am expecting a new little guy here in June and we are thrilled.  Thankfully, the nesting phase kicked in and I have been busy building him all the things :-)…  I decided {…Read More…}

How to use a Miter Saw YouTube Video!

 It’s a new year, and we have some fun and informative videos in store over the next few weeks on our YouTube channel.  Our top questions we receive daily are asking us what tools you need to get started and how to use them.  Today, we are touching on one of our favorite, and certainly {…Read More…}

DIY $5 Clip Frame Tutorial and YouTube Video!

Hey guys!  Happy Wednesday!  Today we are sharing a super easy $5 project! This can be modified so many ways.  We can’t wait to see your takes on them.  Before we get started, be sure to check out the video tutorial HERE on our YouTube channel! First step is cutting down the 2×10 scrap board. {…Read More…}

Free HOME Printables!

Hey hey friends!  Happy New Year’s Eve! A few months ago, we crashed our sweet friend Rachel’s house and gave her a whole new kitchen dining area!  If you missed it you can catch it on our YouTube Channel HERE and be sure to SUBSCRIBE! Look how cute it all turned out! One of the {…Read More…}

DIY Wine Caddy and YouTube Video!

Oh hey friends!  It’s almost New Year’s and we have a super fun and easy project for you!  This would be great to tote along to your New Year’s party!  You can see our how-to video on our YouTube Channel HERE!   Check out our DIY Wine Caddy… How cute?! This is a really fun {…Read More…}

DIY Farmhouse Dining Bench Plans and Tutorial

For those of you that have waited a while for this plan…. Thank you for your patience!  And, thank you for reminding me I never posted it…  Oops!  I hope you forgive me and enjoy the plans for this DIY Farmhouse Dining Bench that I built for under $30 in lumber per bench.  Yep, you {…Read More…}

DIY Hanging Frames and YouTube Video

Hey Guys!  It’s Wednesday and we are back with another YouTube video tutorial!  As a mom of 5 kiddos, I am always looking for creative ways to display their pictures that make updating the pictures easy.  We have shared lots of clip frames over the years, and this one might be my favorite.  Before we {…Read More…}

Industrial Farmhouse Bench

Submitted By: Jessie Greene Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/10/industrial-farmhouse-bench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 hours give or take (I have small kids) Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: I sanded this puppy as much as possible and then applied Varathane Premium Wood Stain in Briarsmoke. The following day I applied Polycrylic Protective {…Read More…}

Garage Work Bench

Submitted By: Than Orens Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/dig-workbench-free-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: $70 Finishing Details: This was a very well laid out plan that was easy to follow. This was the first project I had used the Kreg system on and I am impressed!! I will {…Read More…}

Breakfast Nook Benches

Submitted By: Kenneth Gifford Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmmTH1QNSQw Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $40 Finishing Details: Had to adjust some dimensions to fit the area but it was your design. Construction grade lumber and finished off with Maple stain, seems to fit with my table very well. {…Read More…}

Bench build

Submitted By: Timothy Sutton Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/07/diy-outdoor-benches-for-my-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 8 hours Total Cost: $40 Finishing Details: Off white paint by Valspar , Minwax oil based dark walnut stain and gloss polyurethane. Thanks for inspiring me to build this bench.

Pottery Barn Table and Bench

Submitted By: Kyle Jansma Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/08/diy-pottery-barn-inspired-dining-table-for-100.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 12 Hours including finishing and constructing bench frame Total Cost: $145 includes lumber and finishing materials Finishing Details: LOTS of sanding with 120 grit sandpaper on a Ryobi palm sander and finished with 220 grit. Table top has {…Read More…}

WorkShop Work Bench

Submitted By: Reine Laib Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/dig-workbench-free-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: $130.00 Finishing Details: My husband and I have a large shop, so we extended the table length to 97 in. and added additional crossbars in the top and bottom frames. We also knew the {…Read More…}

Sliding Barn Door Cabinet

Submitted By: Tammy Linskey Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/01/diy-sliding-barn-door-bathroom-cabinet.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 6 hours Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: Cozy Cottage Behr

FREE Printable Christmas Gift Tags!

Who doesn’t love free….  And cute?!  We both have a love of wrapping paper and the only thing better is cute tags!  Today we are sharing lots!  There are some below for ever style.  Just click each link to download and print and then SHARE them!  Merry Christmas and enjoy! Black on Watercolor Paper Red {…Read More…}

Dinning room table

Submitted By: Gabriela Bateni Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/restoration-hardware-inspired-dining-table-for-110.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Total Cost: Finishing Details: We used the same stain color.

DIY $5 Wood Chargers and YouTube Video

Happy Wednesday guys!  It’s Wednesday… Yeah!  Almost Friday. 🙂  Today we have a new YouTube video tutorial up for you guys!  This one is another part of our 5-Tool Ebook!  Have you checked it out?  You can find it HERE on Etsy!  Before we get started, check out how cute these $5 wood chargers are! {…Read More…}

Square Coffee Table

Submitted By: Reine Laib Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/11/diy-square-coffee-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 Evenings Total Cost: $128 Finishing Details: A blessing in disguise….I applied the sealant when it was horribly muggy outside. As a result, white-ish strips appeared on some parts of the table under the sealant. When I first {…Read More…}

Bench Coffee Table

Submitted By: Odette Ryder Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/DIY-Bench-Coffee-Table.pdf Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 days Total Cost: 55.00 Canadian Finishing Details: I combined a number of latex coloured paints- rubbing them on and off with a large wet sponge – as well, I add a light Varathane Diamond Wood Finsh between {…Read More…}

Pedestal table

Submitted By: Heather Rife Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/07/diy-round-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 6hrs Total Cost: 90 Finishing Details: Base painted white and table top stained in briarsmoke

Farmhouse Kitchen Table

Submitted By: Andrea Schupe Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/10/diy-industrial-farmhouse-table-video.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: $150.00 Finishing Details: We decided to paint the bottom half Heirloom white and stain the top half dark walnut. We love the way it turned out! Thank you for providing free plans… this is {…Read More…}

DIY Console Table and YouTube Video!

Hey friends!  It’s almost Thanksgiving… I hope you’re all having an awesome week and eating a whole lot of food… Don’t worry.  We are doing our part.  Today is Wednesday which means it’s time for another YouTube video!  Yippee!  Do you follow us on YouTube?  Be sure to SUBSCRIBE HERE!  We share a new video {…Read More…}

Chalk Board

Submitted By: Seth Ramaley Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/11/diy-hanging-chalkboard-youtube-video-tutorial.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 hrs Total Cost: 45 including paint Finishing Details: Chalkpaint and topped with black chalk paint wax

Custom King Bed at Mountain Cabin

Submitted By: Jeremy Feinberg Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/02/diy-king-size-bed-free-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 12 hours Total Cost: $350 Finishing Details: Built to Shanty2Chic plans with the exception of the foot board being a few inches shorter and the stain color being Jacobean.

DIY Mug Holder and YouTube Video!

Hey guys! It’s Wednesday and we are back with our latest YouTube video tutorial!  Are you subscribed to our channel?  If not, be sure to subscribe HERE!  Today we are sharing an awesome gift idea!  With Christmas just around the corner, we love finding fun and cute gift ideas that don’t break the bank.  Check {…Read More…}

Updating the Kitchens….

Happy Friday guys! Those of you that follow us on Instagram have probably seen the changes that both Ash and I made to our kitchens several weeks ago.   We were challenged to update our kitchens in a short period of time together, and it was a lot of fun (and chaos).  We teamed up {…Read More…}

Grateful Wood Sign

Submitted By: Dana M Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/12/diy-wood-sign.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2-3 hours Total Cost: $10-15 Finishing Details: I was inspired to make this sign because I love the meaning behind the word "Grateful". After making the sign I realized that it needed something more, especially in the space {…Read More…}