Under the stairs closet makeover

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Submitted By: Mary Martinez Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2011/06/the-craft-closet-finished.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10 hrs. Total Cost: $75 Finishing Details: This project was long over due. My under the stairs closet was a pit stop for everyone’s junk (wrapping paper, old VHS tapes, lawn chairs, party decoration, letterman jackets, raincoats, scarves, {…Read More…}

DIY Farmhouse Kitchen Makeover

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Submitted By: Christina Hibbs Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/06/fancy-x-farmhouse-table.html Project (URL):http://christinasadventures.com/2015/05/diy-farmhouse-kitchen-makeover-all-the-details.html Time to Complete: 10 hours Total Cost: $80 Finishing Details: We finished the table with a heavy coat of Carrington stain and matte poly. We paired it with a refinished vintage wooden pew, nailhead upholstered chairs at the heads, and x-backed {…Read More…}

DIY Succulent Centerpiece

DIY Centerpiece with Succulents by Shanty2Chic

Good morning guys!  I have a really fun, simple and cheap project to share with y’all today.  I have been wanting to do a fun centerpiece for my dining room.  I paired my love of succulents and my love of wood and this is what I came up with!  Check out my DIY Succulent Centerpiece… {…Read More…}

Wooden sconces

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Submitted By: Alex Barcham Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/02/industrial-chic-sconce.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2.5 hours Total Cost: $40 Finishing Details: I based these sconces off of your industrial chic sconce design. I used vases from Crate & Barrel Outlet and remote control LED candles. The hose clamps in the original design {…Read More…}

DIY Wine Bottle Centerpiece

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Submitted By: Soren Lancaster Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/04/bottle-vase-centerpiece.html Project (URL):http://renorustic.com/portfolio/diy-bottle-centerpiece/ Time to Complete: 2-hours w/ paint and stain Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: I used Minwax Special Walnut to stain the entire piece, then painted it with some White Behr paint I had leftover from a different project. After letting it {…Read More…}

Floating Media Shelf

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Submitted By: Caitlyn Kurinsky Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/11/diy-media-shelves.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: $30 Finishing Details: Still a work in progress but we made a 5 foot wide by 12 foot deep floating media shelf. We used the “Early American” stain and rather than using pocket holes, {…Read More…}

Triple Pedestal Dining Room Table and Benches

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Submitted By: mary otto Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/11/diy-dining-table-triple-pedestal-farmhouse.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 14 hours Total Cost: $385 Finishing Details: I LOVE seeing all of your farmhouse tables you have made…and wanted to conquer one for myself! I used your Triple Pedestal Farmhouse tutorial…only changes were I used 2×6’s for the {…Read More…}

Mother’s Day gift for four

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Submitted By: Michelle Brock Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/02/conversion-chart-free-printabl.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 afternoon Total Cost: $80 Finishing Details: I did it a little differently in that I included measuring cups, measuring spoons, oven mitts, potholders and lint free microfiber bar towels. These were gifts for my mother, aunt and {…Read More…}

$20 DIY Floating Shelves

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Submitted By: Erica Hebel Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/easy-diy-floating-shelves.html Project (URL): http://onblissstreet.blogspot.com/2015/01/diy-floating-shelves-for-20-each.html Time to Complete: 3-4 hours Total Cost: $20 each shelf Finishing Details: I gave them a good sanding to dull the edges and a coat of Minwax Provincial stain.

Hall Tree

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Submitted By: Megan Kilada Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/08/shanty-hall-tree-bench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 year Total Cost: $50-$70 Finishing Details: This project was fairly simple to build and was super fun to paint and set up in our front room. From the time we started the project until the end we {…Read More…}

Wine Rack A La Pinterest

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Submitted By: Gabe Padilla Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/diy-wine-rack.html Project (URL): http://wp.me/p4c3uh-gp Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: 4 dollars Finishing Details: I used 3/4″ dados to connect shelves and rounded the corners, I also joined the 2x4s with biscuit joints, I finished the wine rack up in mahogany, with Satin {…Read More…}

DIY MAGAZINE TRAY

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Submitted By: Jessica Anderson-Kelber Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/04/diy-magazine-tray.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2-3 days Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: Total cost was around $10. I had to purchase the wood, and the hardware, but already had the paint on hand. My Finishing Details: My first step was painting the edges {…Read More…}

DIY Floral Display

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Submitted By: Pauline Henderson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/04/bottle-vase-centerpiece.html Project (URL): http://www.myalteredstate.co/diy-floral-display/ Time to Complete: 1 to 2 hours Total Cost: 10 Finishing Details: Painting Sanding

Farmhouse Table & Bench

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Submitted By: Kenneth Ring Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/restoration-hardware-inspired-dining-table-for-110.html#_a5y_p=1630549 Project (URL): Time to Complete: 30 – 40 hours Total Cost: $240 Finishing Details: Classic farmhouse table top with breadboards combined with a more detailed base that allows for squeezing more family and friends around the table! We were going for inexpensive and {…Read More…}

Industrial Coffee Table

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Submitted By: April Rutherford Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-factory-cart-coffee-table.html Project (URL): http://uncookiecutter.com/2015/04/industrial-coffee-table/ Time to Complete: One Week Total Cost: $125 Finishing Details: Hi! I changed the top boards to 2x4s and added some “legs” to bring it level with my couch. Thanks so much!

How to Make a Succulent Birdcage Wreath

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Submitted By: Sherri Durley Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/07/diy-address-number-wall-planter.html Project (URL): http://thriftyartsygirl.blogspot.com/2015/04/how-to-make-succulent-birdcage-wreath.html Time to Complete: 1 hour Total Cost: $25 Finishing Details: I used a half birdcage that was just collecting dust and filled it with sphagnum moss, potting soil and succulents to create the perfect “living wreath” that I can display {…Read More…}

Wall sconce

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Submitted By: Amanda Eley Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-wine-bottle-wall-sconce.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2hrs Total Cost: Less than $10 Finishing Details: This simple project is probably my favorite thing in my house right now. I already had the 1x6s, the bottle cost me about $.80 from IKEA, and the flower I {…Read More…}

Blanket Ladder

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Submitted By: Amy Chadwell Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/12/10-wooden-blanket-ladder.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hours plus time for Stain to dry Total Cost: $15 Finishing Details: This was my first build and I can honestly say it was a great success!! I have always wanted to build furniture and I have {…Read More…}

Photo Frame

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Submitted By: Amanda Eley Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-hanging-frames-with-labels.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hrs Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: The project was so simple and the best part was that it cost me maybe $10 because I already had the 1x6s from redoing my base boards in my kitchen and {…Read More…}

Coffee Table

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Submitted By: Amanda Eley 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 hrs Total Cost: $25 Finishing Details: I have been looking for ideas for a smaller coffee table because there is not much space in my living room to work with, so immediately after this project was displayed {…Read More…}

Twin platform bed with upholstered headboard

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Submitted By: Kristin Wessel 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: 1 week (during preschool and baby’s naptime) Total Cost: $250 including fabric (everything costs more in Canada) Finishing Details: Instead of the wood headboard I opted for 3/4″ Foam and fabric so I would be comfy leaning against {…Read More…}

Shanty office

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Submitted By: McKenzie Baack Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/11/diy-bookcase-free-woodworking-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 weeks Total Cost: $360 Finishing Details: Used the weathered gray stain with the rustoleum decorative glaze over the top

PB Inspired Coffee Table

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Submitted By: Mark Chandler Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/coffee-table-diy-pottery-barn-knockoff.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 day Total Cost: $112.00 Finishing Details: We chose to use the Rustoleum Kona stain instead of the carrington because we thought the tones went better with the room. I have to say, this was a breeze to {…Read More…}

Flag post

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Submitted By: Ramona OBrien Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/12/diy-front-porch-ornament-stand.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 1/2 hours Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: I used threaded rods and cut the flag one to 14 inches and the star fish one to 8 inches. I used two bolts and a washer as a stopper. {…Read More…}

Standing planter

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Submitted By: Sarah Phillips Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/04/15-outdoor-planter-box.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Baby nap time (45 min) Total Cost: Free! Scrap wood Finishing Details: Want to put address numbers on front panel

Modified nightstand

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Submitted By: Jessica McMahon Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/diy-nightstand.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: 100 Finishing Details: The original plan was kid-sized but I loved the style. We took the plans and adjusted the measurements to create a taller and larger stand.

Ryobi Miter Saw Giveaway!

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Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your sweet words and shares on my kitchen island yesterday! One of the tools I used to build this island was Ryobi’s brand new 12″ sliding miter saw.  I LOVE this saw. Our friends at Ryobi Power Tools are going to be giving one of these saws {…Read More…}

DIY Kitchen Island

Shanty 2 Chic Kitchen Island

Oh hey guys!  Happy hump day! I’m really excited to show you how this last project turned out.  I have been in need of a larger, more functional kitchen island, so I designed one that fit the bill!  Check out my new DIY Kitchen Island! What do you think?  I would consider this an easy {…Read More…}

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 {…Read More…}

Dining room table

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Submitted By: Meagan Kavanaugh Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/06/fancy-x-farmhouse-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: $125 Finishing Details: Stained the bottom but then decided I didn’t like the color so I did a white was on it and it came out beautiful. The on the table top I added {…Read More…}