Mason jar

Submitted By: Linda Bigelbach Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1.5 hours Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: Easy peasy!

Love Love Love my primitive bar!

Submitted By: Anne Ronstadt Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-tiled-bar.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 16 hours Total Cost: $180.00 Finishing Details: This was the second thing I’ve ever built by myself and the instructions were fabulous! The whole project is made from framing-grade pine lumber (to keep the costs down). I modified {…Read More…}

Outdoor Bar

Submitted By: Debra Broccardo Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-tiled-bar.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 weeks (but kept stopping) Total Cost: $250 Finishing Details: Subway tile to the top and an overhang to hold our bar stools. We love it!

Outdoor Dining Table

Submitted By: Michelle Westfall 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: 5 days Total Cost: $120 Finishing Details: Finished in Minwax Provincial and semi-gloss poly. The pride I feel saying I built that and having my family eat around this table is overwhelming. Thanks for the plans.

My Beautiful Desk!

Submitted By: Ashley K 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: 29 hr Total Cost: $68.68 Finishing Details: I used Minwax Water Based Wood Stain – Clear Tint Base colormatched to Ultra White. I used a brush. Without my pocket hole obstacles (plural!) and some glue/sanding mistakes, this build {…Read More…}

Sawhorse Coffee Table

Submitted By: Ashton Brown Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/10/diy-sawhorse-coffee-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: 171.28 Finishing Details: We painted it a light green/blue color to lighten up our house.

Live Build!!

Oh my Goodness guys…. We have a HUGE weekend of fun for y’all!  First thing first… This Sunday, June 12th at 12pm EST / 11am CST, we have 2 NEW episodes of Open Concept airing on HGTV!  Heck yah!  Set your DVR now, and be sure to tune in! Check out this fun video that {…Read More…}

Ryobi 18V Outdoor Tools & Giveaway!!

Hey friends! We are so excited to share with y’all the launch of a whole new line of new Ryobi tools!  We have teamed up with Ryobi Outdoors to show you guys these tools and do a fun giveaway! The same 18V batteries that run your drills and sanders now power up a whole line {…Read More…}

New Ryobi Outdoors Products & Giveaway!

Hey friends! We are so excited to share with y’all the launch of a whole new line of new Ryobi tools!  We have teamed up with Ryobi Outdoors to show you guys these tools and do a fun giveaway! They have a new 40V blower that is amazing.  It’s one of our favorite tools to “dust” {…Read More…}

king size bed

Submitted By: Jenna Rourke Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://pin.it/W-qG0rIq Project (URL): Time to Complete: 30 hours Total Cost: $300 Finishing Details: went by the plans and then distressed with Olympic off white eggshell finish and a dark brown Olympic eggshell.

I Built That!!

Submitted By: Teneeka Robbins Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/08/diy-laundry-basket-dresser.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 weeks (40 hours) Total Cost: $125 Finishing Details: I love this piece. It fit perfectly into space in my bathroom. I was so tired of the single hamper overflow that I needed to make a change. I {…Read More…}

DIY sideboard

Submitted By: Brittany Longo Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/submit-project Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: $200 Finishing Details: This was my husband and I’s first project and we loved it.nwe did run it o a few road blocks. One was the wood we bought from Lowes was not flat {…Read More…}

DIY Cubby Storage Desk

Hey friends! Be sure to catch the next two episodes of our show, Open Concept on HGTV on Sunday, June 12th at 11:00 and 11:30am CST! I love having teenage-ish girls.  I love designing and building them pieces and decorating them pink and putting gold dogs on them… 🙂 It’s so fun!  This latest build {…Read More…}

Console Cabinet

Submitted By: Martie Kirchoff 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): Time to Complete: 4 days Total Cost: $400 Finishing Details: Painted with Valspar furniture paint tinted in “Tranquility”. Top is stained with Minwax Stain tinted to “Marshmallow”. Distressed and painted inside and out

Powder Room

Submitted By: Mandy Seymour 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: Two days Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: Planked wall and Floating Shelves Accessories from Hobby Lobby and Target Stain for shelves: Winmax Early American Paint color for walls: Sherwin Williams Rain Paint color for planking: Benjamin Moore White {…Read More…}

Dining Room Table

Submitted By: Jodi Kem 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: 3 days Total Cost: $150 Finishing Details: Wood – Home Depot hardware – Home Depot Rust-Oleum Stain in Kona – Walmart Polyurethane – Minwax in Matte

Platform bed with planked headboard

Submitted By: Pam Elliott 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: 3 weeks Total Cost: 150 Finishing Details: I used 4 different stains, dark Walnut, early American, ebony, and weathered oak on the headboard. Dark Walnut on the bed. I LOVE IT!!!

Horse Stall Barn Doors

Submitted By: Zach Hood Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://onblissstreet.com/2015/09/were-you-born-in-a-barn-no-i-just-like-the-door.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10-12 Hours Total Cost: $300 Finishing Details: Finished with Jacobean stain and flat white paint for the bottom section. I pickled the stain for the bottom trim to make it look more rustic/worn as if it were an {…Read More…}

Craft Cabinet

Submitted By: Andrea Jensen Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/03/diy-office-desk-system.html Project (URL):https://happydayandi.wordpress.com/2016/05/16/craft-cabinet/ Time to Complete: 4 days Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: These plans are amazing! I layered a couple of paint colors over an Early American stain, keeping the paint light so that the stain wasn’t fully covered up. I also changed {…Read More…}

DIY Bottle Opener

Submitted By: Michelle Jackson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/06/diy-bottle-opener.html Project (URL):http://sawdustandcoffee.com/diy-bottle-opener/ Time to Complete: 2 Total Cost: 15 Finishing Details: I stained this project using Varathane stain in Ebony, then applied Varathane Triple Thick Polyurethane with a brush.

Wayfair Back Patio Makeover!

Many of you may know our deep LOVE of Wayfair… You can find anything on there!  Recently, both Ashley and I were challenged to makeover an outdoor space with Wayfair products.  For me, it couldn’t have come at a better time.  Last year, my stepdad built me an amazing fire pit.  Since then, we have moved {…Read More…}

Ryobi Garage Door Opener & Giveaway!!!

**Thanks so much to everyone who entered this great giveaway!  Our winners were picked!  Congrats to Kristina S. and Denise Downs!** Maybe you’re a bit like me, and think… A garage door opener.  Yeah.  When our friends at Ryobi asked me to try out their new garage door opener, I quickly agreed, but it wasn’t {…Read More…}

Engineer Print

Submitted By: Robert Lawrie 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: 2hrs Total Cost: About $20 Finishing Details: Picture is 24×36 portrait. Frame is prime select 1×3 with 1×2 picture framing around that. I finished it with Varathane light walnut stain. So inspired by you two. Thanks for motivating {…Read More…}

Beachy Farmhouse Desk

Submitted By: Cindy Moore Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/?s=farmhouse+desk Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 days Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: The cost was for the stain we used on the top. The colors are of a Florida sunset, my husband built it and stained the top it was a lot of {…Read More…}

DIY Desk

Submitted By: Stephanie Etter Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/08/diy-desk-for-bedroom-farmhouse-style.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 Day Total Cost: $72 Finishing Details: my husband created the entire thing with 2 x 4s and finished it with a medium stain (Early American) my 2 year old son had a blast helping and constantly talks {…Read More…}

laundry/sewing room Shanty style

Submitted By: Chris Henry Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/?s=floating+shelves Project (URL): Time to Complete: 15 hours Total Cost: 200.00 Finishing Details: This remodeled laundry/sewing room follows the shanty 2 chic style using reclaimed wood for the exposed sink vanity, cabinet with boxes for storage, corner floating shelves, a hamper on castors for {…Read More…}

Fancy X Farm table

Submitted By: Meagan Durham 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: 1 month Total Cost: $130 Finishing Details: I love the design of the Fancy X bench and the table top from your restoration hardware table so I combined them. I’m so excited about the finished product. Now to {…Read More…}

MINI Pottery Barn Bench for my daughter

Submitted By: Rosherl Lara Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://pin.it/OJ6XdVM Project (URL):https://www.instagram.com/p/BE_d-yYLLFiCOGdmowhRv5g1IYBcve-fmv_NLU0/ Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $100.00 Finishing Details: Hubby made this mini version of the pottery barn bench inspired by shanty to chic. Although barely 40 inches wide, the modified drawers can still hold a lot of knick knacks {…Read More…}

Rustic L Shaped Desk

Submitted By: Nathan Hamblin Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-desk-70.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 Full Days Total Cost: $250.00 Finishing Details: Built from 4×4, 2×4, 1×4, 1×4, and 1 sheet of pine 3/4 plywood. Secured together a Kreg joints. Minwax base stain of “oak” and Walnut. Then painted with “sample paints” {…Read More…}

Rustic L Shaped Desk

Submitted By: Nathan Hamblin Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-desk-70.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 Full Days Total Cost: $250.00 Finishing Details: Minway “oak” and walnut” stain base. Then various “paint sample” colors, reds, blue, whites, and green on top of the stains. Sanded to 220, wood filler in the groves of {…Read More…}