Floating Shelves

Submitted By: Jonathan Montgomery Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/easy-diy-floating-shelves.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 hours Total Cost: 45.00 Finishing Details: My wife absolutely LOVES these shelves!!

Shanty mantle shelf

Submitted By: Cassidy Bingham Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/09/diy-shelf-with-hooks.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3-4 hrs Total Cost: 60$ Finishing Details: I stained it first dark maple, and sanded it. I decided I didn't like that so I painted it with an off white color I had on hand. ( Ican't remember {…Read More…}

Clamping Boards when using a Kreg Jig YouTube Video

Hey friends!  Happy Wednesday!  WHEW… What a week!  Last Thursday my family welcomed our new baby Jed into the world, and I am completely in LOVE. Welcome to the world Jed!💙👶🏼 6lb 13oz and I love him like crazy… #shanty2chic #shantybaby #welcomebaby Thank you again for all of your prayers and kind words! A post {…Read More…}

DIY $60 Outdoor Dining Table

Happy Wednesday guys! We are back with another plan today.  I am THRILLED with how this design turned out.  I wanted to design a table using only 2×4 studs and that’s exactly what I did.  This one uses 17 of them, which made my cost of lumber just under $60.  YEP… $60.  Before we get {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Media Shelves

Submitted By: Jacqueline Sineway Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/11/diy-media-shelves.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: A weekend Total Cost: About $100 for wood and supplies Finishing Details: Varathane stain in Early American. I experimented a little bit with application, and it definitely looks much better and more rustic rubbed on with a cloth {…Read More…}

Rustic Modern Dining Room Table

Submitted By: Joel Swanson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/09/diy-rustic-modern-dining-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10-12 Hours Total Cost: $125 – including all staining and finishing materials Finishing Details: Used construction pine from HOM Depot for this project The actual building part was extremely easy, it was the sanding and finishing that took {…Read More…}

Desk

Submitted By: Raul Molins Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/10/free-woodworking-plans-diy-desk.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 11 hours Total Cost: $80 Finishing Details: I used the weathered gray and the clear coat

First big build!

Submitted By: Lacy Rudiak 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: 2 Weeks Total Cost: 160 Finishing Details: Used a rag to wipe on weathered grey stain then used a separate rag to wipe on briarsmoke. Sealed with a matte poly.

Beginner Builds and Repainting Furniture YouTube Q&A

Hey friends! It’s Wednesday and we are back with another YouTube video!  We have been answering questions we get daily about pretty much everything, and today we focused on a couple! Did you grow up working with tools and woodworking? Do you have tips on refinishing furniture? Check out the Q&A coffee talk HERE or {…Read More…}

$10 DIY Succulent Frame

Hey guys! Happy Wednesday!  Ash and I are back with another fun and simple project!  We love succulents and mason jars, so we joined the two to make this super cute $10 DIY Succulent Frame! How fun is that?!  Before we get started, be sure to check out the how-to video HERE or by clicking {…Read More…}

Console Table

Submitted By: Lacy Rudiak 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: 2 weeks working on and off each night after work Total Cost: $70 Finishing Details: I used Varathane Weathered Grey and Briarsmoke wiped on with a rag and topped it with a matte poly.

DIY Mason Jar Caddy

Submitted By: Ruth Mathison Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/09/diy-mason-jar-caddy-youtube-video.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Approximately 2 hours Total Cost: Used scrap pieces Finishing Details: I used 1×6's to make it larger but lighter. I also made it 18" wide. I stained it Espresso and used a boat rope cleat to mount it.

King bed and lights

Submitted By: Cole Clark 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: 15 hrs Total Cost: 350.00 Finishing Details: I also did the shiplap wall to really make the bed pop! Thank you for the free plans-it was easy to follow and saved us so much money!

DIY Farmhouse Storage Mirror and YouTube Video Tutorial

Hey guys!  Happy Wednesday! Ash and I are back today sharing one of my fav simple projects.  I built this FOREVER ago, and decided to share it as free plans and a video tutorial.  Check out our DIY Farmhouse Storage Mirror! Before I walk you through this, be sure to check out our YouTube video {…Read More…}

Nashville Nightstands

Submitted By: Greg Blair Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: $88 a stand Finishing Details: Dark walnut and polyunsaturated

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…}

Poster Frame

Submitted By: Kelly Hart Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/05/diy-engineer-print-frame.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 45 minutes per frame Total Cost: $5 per frame Finishing Details: I used 1×4's for the inner frame and 1×2 ferring strips for the outer frame. I used pockets holes to join the 1×4's and wood glue and {…Read More…}

King Bed

Submitted By: Tricia Flores 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: 2weeks Total Cost: $250 Finishing Details: Light coat of minwax espresso wiped off immediately. Polycrylic spray.

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…}

I built my first table, thanks to you!

Submitted By: Evie Kriegbaum 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: 15 hours Total Cost: $180+- Finishing Details: I built the table as directed by your plans. I had the best time building it! My husband is very impressed and now we just need chairs (or the matching benches) {…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…}

Locker Cabinet

Submitted By: Shelley Mayle Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/10/diy-locker-cabinet-as-seen-on-hgtvs-open-concept.html Project (URL):http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/10/diy-locker-cabinet-as-seen-on-hgtvs-open-concept.html Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $218.00 Finishing Details: Rollercoaster Olympic Paint

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…}

DIY Mud Room Wall and Bench

Submitted By: Amy Pelzner Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/09/diy-25-farmhouse-bench-youtube-video.html Project (URL):http://www.leapoffaithcrafting.com/diy-mud-room-wall-and-bench/ Time to Complete: 3 Hours Total Cost: $25 Finishing Details: I used MinWax Colonial American stain.

Farmhouse Table and Benches

Submitted By: Scott Ward Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/02/diy-dining-bench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 weeks Total Cost: $500 Finishing Details: I tweaked the plans slightly to fit the table to our space. I widened it by a few inches and put wider breadboards on the ends. I used a 4 step {…Read More…}

Farmhouse bench

Submitted By: Jasmine Nolen Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/09/diy-25-farmhouse-bench-youtube-video.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: $40 Finishing Details: Dark walnut stain. Did not rip off round edges. Too hard to use the table saw for me. Lol.

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