Teacher Gift Idea – Christmas 2014

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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

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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

Hey guys! So glad you are here!  To keep up with all of our projects, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! 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 {…Read More…}

Fireplace Mantle Project

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Submitted By: Michelle Clay Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/02/diy-shelving-floating-ledge.html Project (URL): http://leeroadhousewife.blogspot.com/2014/12/fireplace-mantle-project.html Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: I used this floating ledge as a fireplace mantle, instead of a shelf. I used the same espresso spray paint, with the heirloom white over top and scuffed it up {…Read More…}

Farmhouse table

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Submitted By: Dana Jackson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/10/diy-bench-2.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $65 Finishing Details: My husband took some creative liberties with this plan, but for the first time building anything I think he did an AWESOME job!  

Bathroom Storage Cabinet

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Submitted By: Brittany Flanary Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/bathroom-storage-diy.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 25hr Total Cost: $200 Finishing Details: Solid oak with Kona stain and lacquer top coat. Cabinet was custom built by my husband for an unusable space behind our bathroom door. The floor cabinet underneath the mirrored cabinet provides {…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

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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

Hey guys!  I hope you all had an awesome weekend.  To keep up with all of our projects, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! 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 {…Read More…}

Miter Saw Workbench

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Submitted By: Warren Jones Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://ext.homedepot.com/community/blog/diy-miter-saw-bench/ Project (URL): Time to Complete: about 6 hours (Beginner DIY) Total Cost: $110 Finishing Details: Used some scrape lumber to make 2X6 and 2X4’s

DIY Wooden Ornament Frame

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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

Happy Saturday!  I hope you are all up enjoying your coffee like me!  To keep up with all of our projects, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! 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 {…Read More…}

DIY Ornament Tree

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Submitted By: Ang Schubert Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/12/diy-ornament-tree.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 30 min Total Cost: FREE…made from scraps! Finishing Details: Quick stain of Early American

Ornament Tree

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Submitted By: Kelsey Drake Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/12/diy-ornament-tree.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3hrs Total Cost: $40 Finishing Details: 1 coat American Walnut, jute, and small ornaments from Home Depot.

DIY Wood Sign

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Hey hey guys!  Welcome to Day 5 of our 12 Days of Christmas series!  To keep up with all of our projects, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! 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 {…Read More…}

Farmhouse pedestal table- original design

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Submitted By: Stephanie Lewis Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/06/fancy-x-farmhouse-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 40+ hrs Total Cost: $60 Finishing Details: My dad and I built this table together from wood from a wholesale lumberyard. (Hence the low price) He has a woodworking shop which we worked in for 5 days/8 hrs {…Read More…}

Address post plant hanger

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Submitted By: Shannon Connell Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/07/address-numbers-post-planter.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 day Total Cost: $30 Finishing Details: I purchase a decorative post, fence cap, numbers, and the plant hanger from Home Depot. I used one coat of dark walnut stain on the post and cap. After it dried, {…Read More…}

DIY Ornament Tree

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Thanks so much for stopping by! We would love for you to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest to keep up with our most current projects and sneak peeks 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 {…Read More…}

DIY Barn Siding Headboard

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Submitted By: Amanda Blake Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/07/diy-pallet-headboard.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $40 Finishing Details: The barnsiding was first pressure washed to rid of the dirt and chipped red paint. Next, the wood was measured and cut to fit a king size bed. The posts were {…Read More…}

Wine Bottle Wall Vase

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Submitted By: Colee Hirschler Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/02/wine-bottle-wall-vase.html Time to Complete: 24 hours, to let stain dry Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: My original plan was to use wine bottles I had saved and cleaned specifically for this D.I.Y. Turns out my bottlenecks were a little too wide but luckily Hobby {…Read More…}

RH-Knockoff Nightstands

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Submitted By: Jen Woodhouse Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://jenwoodhouse.com/blog/2012/07/05/building-pair-knock-off-restoration-hardware-nightstands/ Time to Complete: naptime! Total Cost: 70.00 Finishing Details: Rustoleum’s Ultimate Wood Stain in Dark Walnut, sanded down to a rustic finish. 3 coats polyurethane.

Rustic Planter Box Centerpiece

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Submitted By: Jen Woodhouse Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://jenwoodhouse.com/blog/2012/07/10/easy-peasy-rustic-planter-box/ Time to Complete: 1 hour Total Cost: Free scraps Finishing Details: Rustoleum dark walnut, polyurethane

Chalkboard Spice Rack

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Submitted By: Jen Woodhouse Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://jenwoodhouse.com/blog/2013/05/09/yhls-spring-pinterest-challenge-diy-spice-rack/ Time to Complete: 1 afternoon Total Cost: Scraps Finishing Details: Painted white and door painted with chalkboard paint

Much Needed Bathroom Storage Solution

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Submitted By: Adrienne Livingston Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/bathroom-storage-diy.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 12 hours Total Cost: $200 Finishing Details: We were in desperate need of additional storage in our master bathroom. The storage closet was a perfect solution to our problem and the plans were easy to follow. We used {…Read More…}

Revamped family room with board and battan

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Submitted By: Mary Martinez Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: https://www.ryobitools.com/nation/projects/2299 Project (URL): Time to Complete: 16 hrs. Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: Boy! Did my family room need a facelift or what? After seeing the Ryobi – Board and Batten tutorial you two girls demonstrated I got super pumped and decided to take {…Read More…}

DIY Air Compressor Cart

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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…}

Outdoor Box Planters

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Submitted By: Jen Woodhouse Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://jenwoodhouse.com/blog/2012/06/08/box-planters/ Time to Complete: 1 evening Total Cost: 16.79 Finishing Details: Painted white

DIY Christmas Centerpiece

Dining Table Centerpiece for Christmas

Hey friends!  Welcome to Day 4 of our 12 Days of Christmas series!  To keep up with all of our projects, be sure to follow us on Instagram and Pinterest! 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 {…Read More…}

Chalkboard Frame

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Submitted By: Kelsey Drake Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/diy-framed-chalkboard-wall.html Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: $30 Finishing Details: Used chain, file, and hatchet to antique. Stained with dark walnut and sealed with rubbed on poly. Fun project!

Floating Shelf Coffee Bar

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Submitted By: Lindi Tucker Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/easy-diy-floating-shelves.html Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: $30 Finishing Details: Exactly what they finished theirs with in the DIY instructions