DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Dining Table for $100

Guys.  To say that I am excited about this build would be an enormous understatement.  When I opened the Pottery Barn catalog a few weeks ago my jaw dropped.  I saw the prettiest table and HAD. TO. HAVE. IT.  So, in typical fashion, I started planning.  Here is how she turned out!  Check out my {…Read More…}

DIY Chalkboard Serving Tray Tutorial and YouTube Video

How fun is our chalkboard serving tray guys!?  These are great for entertaining, centerpieces and they also make great gifts!  Check out our video on how to make your own here! We purchased a 2×12 framing board from Home Depot.  It was about $13 and we are able to make 3 trays!  We used a 10″ sliding {…Read More…}

Lumber Cart on Wheels!

Submitted By: Andrea Roberson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/07/garage-organization-diy-lumber-cart.html Project (URL):https://www.facebook.com/andrearoseroberson Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $180 Finishing Details:

Our Perfect Workbench

Submitted By: Andrea Roberson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/dig-workbench-free-plans.html Project (URL):https://www.facebook.com/andrearoseroberson Time to Complete: about 6 hours Total Cost: $160 Finishing Details: We added 4" to the height since my husband and I are both so tall. Followed all other instructions. Will be adding a magnet strip and my husband just purchased {…Read More…}

100 year old door turned “organization”

Submitted By: Charlotte Grey Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.diy/projects.com Project (URL): Time to Complete: One Day Total Cost: $20 Finishing Details: I found this old door in the out building of the 100 year old house I had purchased. My brother and I turned it into a place to hang keys, purses, {…Read More…}

First big girl build!

Submitted By: Jessie Kimball Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com Project (URL): Time to Complete: Total Cost: Less than $200 Finishing Details: I painted this in ppg Porter paints phosphorus with paint, primer and stain repellent in one. I used min wax dark walnut does the top and areas I distressed the paint. {…Read More…}

Saw horse console table

Submitted By: Debra Broccardo Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/02/diy-sawhorse-console-table-free-woodworking-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 day Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: Used dark walnut stain

Outdoor bar

Submitted By: Debra Broccardo Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-tiled-bar.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2-3 weeks but not working on it everyday Total Cost: $350 Finishing Details: Used small white subway tile for the top and extended the front to allow for bar stools

DIY Sofa Table – Farmhouse Style

Submitted By: Aimee Page Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/11/easy-diy-console-table.html Project (URL):http://thecrazycraftlady.com/2016/08/diy-sofa-table-farmhouse-style/ Time to Complete: 6 hours Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: Our family room is long and narrow, so I needed a table that was long and narrow as well. And I’m on a budget. That left me with the DIY route. {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Shelves with Pulleys

Hey guys!  Ash and I had the best time crashing our sister’s house a few weeks ago!  We took a 5 hour road trip with tools, wood and kids in tow to her house in Houston.  We spent less than 24 hours and completed 6 big projects for her.  We called it a “Shanty House {…Read More…}

Small Space Coffee Table

Submitted By: Bryce Carlton Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/04/diy-coffee-table-or-bench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: less than $30 Finishing Details: I shortened the length of the coffee table from the original plans to fit a loveseat. I had enough wood left over after making one and loved it so {…Read More…}

DIY Bathroom Mirror Storage Case

Submitted By: James McReynolds Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/bathroom-storage-diy.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 Days Total Cost: $115 Finishing Details: I took your bathroom storage idea, and turned it into a jewelry case for my wife. The same day I purchased a necklace for our 11th wedding anniversary, she handed me {…Read More…}

Coffee Bench

Submitted By: Christine Bowman 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: 1 day Total Cost: 30.00 Finishing Details: I lovvvvvvvvving my new bench! ❤️

Woodburned King Size Bed

Submitted By: Derek Cameron 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: 5 weeks Total Cost: Approx. $700 (includes about $200 worth of tools) Finishing Details: I decided not to stain the bed, but woodburned it instead. After the woodburning was complete I added 3 coats of satin polyurethane to {…Read More…}

King size bed

Submitted By: Tom Himes 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: Took about 1 1/2 weeks spread out did it part time Total Cost: Was under $300 Finishing Details: I made this for a newly Wed couple that wanted there first bed to last a lifetime but didn't have {…Read More…}

DIY Storage Coffee Table & YouTube Video Tutorial!

Happy Wednesday friends!  We have been so excited to share this last set of plans with you!  Ash and I designed a DIY Storage Coffee Table we shared on Instagram a while back, and today we are sharing the new YouTube Video Tutorial & the free plans with you!  Yeah for that! Check out the {…Read More…}

Turned table dining set

Submitted By: Ashley Schmidt Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/01/diy-dining-table-with-turned-legs.html Project (URL):https://www.instagram.com/2owls1nest/ Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: 300 Finishing Details: 7ft table and 2 bench set finished in dark walnut and sealed with triple thick polyurethane!

Farmhouse Craft Table

Submitted By: Jennifer Fowlkes 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: 8 hrs. Total Cost: $139 Finishing Details: Gray Stain

Industrial Cart Bookcase

Submitted By: Kristen Gibson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/01/diy-industrial-cart-bookcase.html Project (URL): https://designatedspace.wordpress.com/2016/07/13/a-bookshelf-for-my-sister/ Time to Complete: 2 days plus time for staining/poly Total Cost: $110-120 Finishing Details: I followed the plan except made it one shelf lower, decreased the width to 35 inches and used 2x10s to decrease the depth by 2 inches {…Read More…}

Floating Shelves

Submitted By: Nikita Kane Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/03/diy-floating-shelves-plans-tutorial.html Project (URL):http://www.thatdreamyoudream.etsy.com Time to Complete: one weekend Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: Since these are in my mom's room, I made her help. She did a lot of the staining and then decided to paint the accent wall too. We used a classic {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Shelf Free Plans & YouTube Video Tutorial

Hey friends!  Ash and I are SO pumped to share our very first YouTube video tutorial with you guys today!  When choosing which project to tackle on video first, we found it fitting to start with our most popular build…. The floating shelf.  We have built a ton of these bad boys, in different sizes {…Read More…}

DIY Pet Projects & Tool Giveaway!!

Hey hey friends! It’s amazing to see what so many people do for their pets.  We LOVE our dogs, and any excuse for another project.  Ash and I have been members of Ryobi Nation for 4 years now. We contribute our projects to the site, but we also love to go there and see what everyone {…Read More…}

Roly-Poly Kitchen Island

Submitted By: Rachel Hoski Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/05/diy-kitchen-island.html Project (URL):http://rawtorach.wix.com/rach#!RolyPoly-Kitchen-Island-DIY/cmbz/64C30E21-20B5-4F17-A0C7-EEA82EF85A9A Time to Complete: 1 day Total Cost: $150 Finishing Details: I added a second shelve and used pipe as the cross section for the shelves!

Mirror Cabinet

Submitted By: Bill Murphy Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/bathroom-storage-diy.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: About 15 hours Total Cost: $75 plus tools Finishing Details: Thanks for the great idea, plans, and instructions! Everything that I used to keep on the counter now goes in this cabinet and my bathroom is 10x better. {…Read More…}

DIY Lowe’s Serving Tray

Submitted By: Stephen Johnson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/12/diy-wood-tray.html Project (URL):http://www.fouroakscrafts.com/diy-lowes-serving-tray/ Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $54 Finishing Details: This tray consists of oak boards I bought from Lowe's. Minimum cutting was required since the boards were a reasonable size for a serving tray. I glued and nailed the pieces {…Read More…}

Platform Bed

Submitted By: Sandra Elwell Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/08/easy-diy-platform-bed.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10 hours Total Cost: $125 Finishing Details: Minwax Special Walnut stain Rust-oleum Triple Thick Polyurethane

DIY Floating Storage Nightstand

Oh hey friends!  We have lots of Open Concept plans coming your way from our latest two episodes on HGTV!  Hang tight!  In the meantime, I wanted to share my latest little project with you.  Several weeks ago I shared the twin platform bed I built for my 12 year old daughter.  I wanted to {…Read More…}

Outdoor Bar

Submitted By: Amanda Mosley Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-tiled-bar.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 8 hours Total Cost: $150.00 Finishing Details: I was able to make the base of this bar with recycled pallets and old fence wood that I cut down to size. This made it super cheap to build being {…Read More…}

My New Garage Flooring & Giveaway!

Happy Friday guys! Last month I began the task of revamping my shop.  After years of use, it needed a little love!  After installing cabinets and my metal pegboard system, I started on the flooring.  I did lots of research on flooring before choosing which direction I would go.  My old floor was spotted with {…Read More…}

Cooler S2CH

Submitted By: Vic Muñoz Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/06/diy-cooler.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 6 Hrs Total Cost: $39 Finishing Details: Wallnut Color