DIY Changing Table Free Plans and Video Tutorial!

Hi guys!  Just 7 weeks until I pop and I can’t wait!  I can’t wait to squeeze this new little guy, and I can’t wait to not be pregnant 😉  I know lots of you relate!  After sleeping in my room for the first few months, he will be sharing with his bigger brother, and {…Read More…}

Lumber Q&A YouTube Video!

Hey friends! Happy Wednesday!   Ash and I get hundreds of questions weekly asking us tips and tricks that we use.  We have started to sit down and answer those over on our YouTube channel!  Today we address some of our top questions about choosing lumber for furniture projects.  Grab a coffee, and come hang {…Read More…}

DIY $10 Turnbuckle Shelf and YouTube Video

Hey friends!   Happy Wednesday!  Today we are sharing our latest YouTube video where we show y’all how we built these super cute (and even simpler) DIY $10 turnbuckle shelf! How fun are those?  I built these for my boys’ new shared room.  I am currently 30 weeks pregnant and counting down the days people… {…Read More…}

New YouTube Video! Coffee Talk and Q&A!

Happy Wednesday guys! We are back with another YouTube video today and we hope you love it!  We sat down in my kitchen, with coffee (duh) and answered some of our top questions for you.  You can check it out HERE or by clicking below! Have more questions?  We are going to be answering more {…Read More…}

DIY Rustic Crate Centerpiece

Hey friends! One of our favorite projects to build (and change up) are dining table centerpieces.  We have created SO many over the last several years.  It’s one of the easiest ways to update your dining room or change it out from season to season.  Our friends at Ryobi Tools asked us to create one, {…Read More…}

My version of the $50 console table!

Submitted By: Brianna Bailey Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/10/diy-diagonal-base-farmhouse-console-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 day Total Cost: $75 including stain & screws Finishing Details: Used espresso stain and altered the back to have the X.

DIY Flip Top Secretary Desk as seen on HGTV Open Concept

Happy weekend guys!  It’s Spring Break here and this mom couldn’t be more happy.  I am looking forward to sleep and no teacher emails… And I am sure that they are looking forward to not emailing me!  Today I am sharing the AMAZING secretary we designed and built for the Davis family on HGTV Open {…Read More…}

First ever build!

Submitted By: Lauren Siler Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/11/diy-sawhorse-bookcase-and-how-to-video.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: Approx. $80 Finishing Details: Stained with Varathane wood stain in Weathered Gray

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…}

From a changing table to a kitchen island!

Submitted By: Eric Simon Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/03/diyboardandbatten.html Project (URL):http://www.hometalk.com/18866014/kitchen-island?date=20160721 Time to Complete: 4-5 hrs work time Total Cost: 125.00 Finishing Details: I started with a changing table that was originally purchased from Walmart in 2007 when my son was born. I found this the exact same changing table that was {…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…}

Industrial Cart Coffee Table

Submitted By: Lisa Schmid Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-factory-cart-coffee-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: A long weekend Total Cost: $200.00 Finishing Details: We used black hammered metal spray paint for the rivets and brackets and Minwax Honey stain.

Blanket ladder!

Submitted By: Joe Campiotti Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/12/diy-blanket-ladder-and-how-to-video-and-tool-giveaway.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: $35 Finishing Details:

Media Console and Storage Coffee Table

Submitted By: Shonda Howard Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/07/diy-storage-coffee-table-youtube-video-tutorial.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 6 days for both projects Total Cost: $225 for both Finishing Details: Classic Gray stain by Miniwax

Media Console and Storage Coffee Table

Submitted By: Shonda Howard Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/07/diy-storage-coffee-table-youtube-video-tutorial.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 6 days for both projects Total Cost: $225 for both Finishing Details: Classic Gray stain by Miniwax

Floating Media Shelves

Submitted By: Katie Kersting Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/11/diy-media-shelves.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 hrs Total Cost: $35 Finishing Details: Purchased the wood, put the shelves together, stained and varnished them, hung them and completely ADMIRED them. Thank y'all for sharing your plans. Without them, I would have no idea where {…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…}

Media Console

Submitted By: Shonda Howard Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/07/diy-media-console-free-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 days Total Cost: 125 Finishing Details: Miniwax Classic Gray with a matte poly. Baskets are from Target. I'm in the third trimester with 2 toddlers and built this completely by myself. Only help I had was moving {…Read More…}

16 ft Farm Table

Submitted By: Courtney Gunn 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: 2 weeks Total Cost: $468 Finishing Details: Used your plan as inspiration, but due to the size of the table and the extra support needed in legs, had to reconfigure and design the legs. Sanded and assembled. Treated {…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…}

Perfectly imperfect console table

Submitted By: Jessica Lundberg Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/10/diy-diagonal-base-farmhouse-console-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 weeks, working on and off during naptime Total Cost: $70 Finishing Details: Stain is a 50/50 mix of varathane's carbon grey & dark walnut, 1 coat. I used a clear matte poly for protection. And I just {…Read More…}

Diy picture frames

Submitted By: Ruth Mathison Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/12/diy-hanging-frames-and-youtube-video.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 30 minutes Total Cost: $2 Finishing Details: My version. I used wood of 2 different colors. My son's fiancee made the pic for me. I used tacks to hold it in place. I didn't stain it because I {…Read More…}

Diy farmhouse bench

Submitted By: Ruth Mathison Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Free-Furniture-Plans-DIY-Farmhouse-Dining-Table-by-Shanty2Chic.jpg Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 hours Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: Made this for my son for Christmas. Used a stain that I made by combin8ng various stains. Loved the color

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 Toy Organizer

Submitted By: Anika Gandhi Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/diy-storage-idea.html Project (URL):http://www.anikasdiylife.com/diy-toy-organizer/ Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: $45 Finishing Details: Sanded, Primed and Painted. Paint color is Polar White by Valspar

Media Console

Submitted By: Rose Farley Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: https://www.instagram.com/p/BNId32BhD9M/?taken-by=shanty2chic Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: SW Urbane Bronze

Hall Tree

Submitted By: Bridget Fegel Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/01/how-to-video-for-shanty-hall-tree-bench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Weekend Total Cost: $250 Finishing Details: Made this with my Mom, Dad, and husband, I love how it turned out, and cherish the memories made while making it!!

Hanging Plant Stand

Submitted By: Bridget Fegel Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/07/hanging-basket-wood-stand.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: Loved how this planter turned out. I get lots of compliments!! Easy first build:)

Pallet Christmas Tree

Submitted By: Bridget Fegel Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/11/diy-pallet-christmas-tree.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Weekend Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: I used traditional Christmas colors for this build. It was my first big wood project since losing my mom to breast cancer last year (she always manned the power tools). She LOVED {…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…}