DIY Twin Platform Bed and Headboard

 It has been bonkers around here.  We spent the last week shooting our first several videos for our new YouTube channel that we are launching in the next month!  Be sure to subscribe!  Somehow during all of that I managed to build my daughter’s bed and finally start transforming her room.  I have 5 kids, {…Read More…}

Nursery Picture Ledge

Submitted By: Kelly Stapp Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/09/picture-ledge-diy.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: $55 Finishing Details: I made 4 picture ledges. Three of them to use in a nursery for books, and one for my home office. Each one is 3 feet long and they have become {…Read More…}

Sawhorse Table- My First Build!

Submitted By: Michelle Westfall 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: 4 days, working 3 hours a day Total Cost: $80 Finishing Details: Finished in Minwax Special Walnut.

Entry way table

Submitted By: Christine Bowman Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://pin.it/3xbAnVf Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 day Total Cost: 120.00 Finishing Details: Thankfully my in-laws have a cabin in Suches, Ga. Getting ahold of this legs were a breeze! One of my favorite projects by far!

Centerpiece

Submitted By: Christine Bowman Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://pin.it/SslnMEs Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: 30.00 Finishing Details: I love my new table centerpiece!

DIY Large Outdoor Dining Table

Submitted By: Christine Brennan Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/05/diy-table-pottery-barn-inspired.html Project (URL):http://www.pinspirationmommy.com/diy-large-outdoor-dining-table/ Time to Complete: ~20 hours Total Cost: $300 Finishing Details: Modified the plans from the Pottery Barn inspred table from Shanty-2-Chic to build the top in a longer design and created my own design for the base. Stained with Varathane Dark {…Read More…}

Thank you for the inspiration!

Submitted By: Nate Brought 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: 10 hours Total Cost: $600 Finishing Details: Mixwax Golden Oak Stain (1 coat) Minwax Weathered Oak Stain (1 coat) Minwax Matte Polyurethane

Rolling Workbench

Submitted By: Jenna Bertoli Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/02/diy-rolling-workbench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week (only working a couple hours a day) Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: I pretty much followed the plans and then added a shelf for the sander and other small tools. This was my first project ever {…Read More…}

Queen Bed Frame

Submitted By: Kayla Borg Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://blog.homedepot.com/diy-bed-frame-made-from-plywood-moulding/ Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: $300 Finishing Details: This was a project my husband and I completed a couple weeks after our wedding. It was great following the layout that ShantytoChic displayed and it’s perfect for us!!

Hanging Basket Column

Submitted By: Mark Ingle Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/diy-planter-box-bench.html Project (URL):http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Basket-Column/ Time to Complete: 24 Hours Total Cost: $20 Finishing Details: Made from pallets and 4x4s. Walnut stain

DIY $15 Wood Box Centerpiece

Good morning!  I actually wasn’t real sure what to call this project… So I went with the obvious.  It’s wood and it’s a box 🙂  I actually built this back in November and filled it with pumpkins and vines, and then filled it with birch logs and pine cones over Winter.  Now it’s filled with {…Read More…}

Counter Height Version of the

Submitted By: Jenny Quam Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/06/fancy-x-farmhouse-table.html Project (URL):https://www.instagram.com/p/BEHzFYAuOokfjslVIklApQoCOapDEOp84Xvosc0/ Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: 60.00 Finishing Details: I modified the original table to A) fit our space and B) to be counter height. My husband is 6’5 so I wanted to build a table that he could comfortably {…Read More…}

My Restoration Hardware Inspired Dining Table

Submitted By: Josh Wilson 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: 25 hrs Total Cost: 120 Finishing Details: Sanded the whole project down to 220 grit sandpaper. I used a conditioner on the wood to make sure that the stain came out evenly. The stain I chose was Varathane {…Read More…}

First ever Project

Submitted By: Andy Hastings 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: 6 Hours Total Cost: 200 Finishing Details: This was my first ever woodworking project. I didn’t even have a Saw. I purchased a JigSaw for €70 and got stuck into the project. I’m really happy how it turned {…Read More…}

Build An Easy Pedestal Coffee Table

Submitted By: Jessica-Sara Morris Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/08/diy-pedestal-coffee-table.html Project (URL):http://www.theruggedrooster.com/pedestal-coffee-table/ Time to Complete: 7 Hours Total Cost: 211.17 Finishing Details: We sanded the coffee table down with our dustless sander with 120 grit, then we applied a custom stain mix to get a Restoration Hardware Finish ( Link for the stain {…Read More…}

Platform bed with corrugated sheet headboard

Submitted By: Jon and Susan Parrocha 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: One day Total Cost: 77.00 Finishing Details: Minwax dark walnut.

Farm table

Submitted By: Joie Hickenbottom 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: 2 weeks Total Cost: $125 Finishing Details: I used wider boards for table top and did not run them through a planer. I scuffed up the top to distress it and then stained it with a kona stain {…Read More…}

Rustic Dining Table

Submitted By: Jen Allen Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/diy-outdoor-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 weekends Total Cost: $120 Finishing Details: I didnt leave the 1/2″ gap between the 2×6’s because i turned it into an inside dining room table. I used espresso stain, one coat, followed up by teo coats of {…Read More…}

DIY Industrial Cart Console Table

Hey friends!  I am LOVING how this next piece turned out!  I have been wanting something big and beefy for my entryway, and this console table fits the bill.  It’s a beast.  And it’s beautiful.  Check out my new DIY Industrial Cart Console Table! I designed this based off my bookcase I shared several weeks {…Read More…}

Nursery Floating Shelves

Submitted By: Grant Reeves Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/easy-diy-floating-shelves.html Project (URL):https://www.instagram.com/p/BC2rh5KQ6li/?taken-by=greeves1 Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $75 Finishing Details: I made these a little longer than the plans called for because we wanted to fill up the wall where we mounted them was empty. Finished with Minwax walnut stain and {…Read More…}

Bottle Opener from Pallet Wood

Submitted By: Stephen Johnson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/06/diy-bottle-opener.html Project (URL):http://www.fouroakscrafts.com/wall-mounted-bottle-opener/ Time to Complete: 3 hours Total Cost: $5 Finishing Details: I did some light sanding around areas that might cause splinters, but I didn’t apply a finish because I liked the weathered look of the wood.

Floating dining shelves

Submitted By: Lindsey Manning Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/01/diy-floating-shelf-plans.html Project (URL):https://instagram.com/p/BDQ2wfOuoU8/ Time to Complete: 1 week working off and on Total Cost: 140 Finishing Details: I wanted a more “rustic” look for my shelves. So I used a black stain but then sanded a little to get a more rustic feel. Im {…Read More…}

How to Build a Farmhouse Coat Rack out of 100 Year Old Barn Wood

Submitted By: Philip Miller Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/04/diy-floating-rustic-shelf-or-mantle.html Project (URL):http://www.philipmillerfurniture.com/blog/2016/2/14/how-to-build-a-farmhouse-coat-rack Time to Complete: 2 Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: Natural wood.

Kitchen shelf

Submitted By: Kristi Holland Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/10/how-to-build-a-shelf.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1day Total Cost: Finishing Details: Rustoleum early American

Hook shelf

Submitted By: Celina Thomas Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2011/11/hook-shelf-for-the-entry.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 1/2 hours Total Cost: $20 Finishing Details: I used exactly what the plans called for except I used different hooks. This is hanging in the fire station where I work. I have had several people ask me {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Shelves Plans and Tutorial

Hey guys!   I built my youngest little lady some floating shelves for all of her junk important things, and I am sharing the plans for them today.  I recently found that my Home Depot started carrying 1×5 pine boards.  I decided to build these shelves using those, and the entire construction of these is done {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Knockoff Coffee Table

Submitted By: Heather Reese Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/coffee-table-diy-pottery-barn-knockoff.html Project (URL):http://www.sunnyand79.com/?page_id=140 Time to Complete: 3-4 hours Total Cost: $50-75 Finishing Details: I stained this in Dark Walnut and Distressed a bit. Sealed with Varathane Poly in SemiGloss.

Wood Dresser With Wheels

Submitted By: Heather Reese Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/01/diy-furniture-wood-dresser-with-wheels.html Project (URL):http://www.sunnyand79.com/?page_id=140 Time to Complete: 6-8 hours Total Cost: $125 Finishing Details: I love this dresser! I did end up with some warped wood that cost me time and frustration! Don’t settle for crooked wood! Stained in Dark Walnut.

Kitchen Island

Submitted By: Heather Reese Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/08/kitchen-island-inspired-by-pottery-barn.html Project (URL):http://www.sunnyand79.com/?page_id=140 Time to Complete: 6-8 hours Total Cost: $80 Finishing Details: I stained this in Dark Walnut, sanded a bit to distress, and sealed with Varathane Poly in Satin finish. Love the results!

Bathroom Mirror and Chalkboard Storage Cases

Submitted By: Heather Reese Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/bathroom-storage-diy.html Project (URL):http://www.sunnyand79.com/?page_id=140 Time to Complete: 3 hours each Total Cost: $50- $65 each Finishing Details: I LOVE these plans! So much, I’ve made 2- one with a chalkboard, one with a mirror. Modified to fit my space and the mirror I found. Both {…Read More…}