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…}

Murphy Desk

Submitted By: Heather Reese Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/08/diy-murphy-desk.html Project (URL):http://www.sunnyand79.com/?page_id=140 Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: I used Rustoleum Chalked Paint in White for this. I love the outcome!

Sliding Barn Door Bathroom Cabinet

Submitted By: Heather Reese Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/01/diy-sliding-barn-door-bathroom-cabinet.html Project (URL):http://www.sunnyand79.com/?p=116 Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: $50-$75 Finishing Details: I used some scrap wood for this, so it was hard to estimate the cost. For the cabinet I used Varathane Dark Walnut stain and left the sliding door natural blue. {…Read More…}

Cedar Kitchen Island

Submitted By: Grant Reeves Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/05/diy-kitchen-island.html Project (URL):https://www.etsy.com/listing/285391789/cedar-kitchen-island?ref=shop_home_active_1 Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: $200 w/ cedar wood Finishing Details: Cedar wood, unfinished at this point.

King turned Cal King Bed

Submitted By: Carolee Ewell 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: 1 month in wood shop class Total Cost: 350 Finishing Details: My 16 year old neighbor built this bed for us in his wood shop class! He modified the measurements to fit our Cal King mattress. We used {…Read More…}

Floating shelf

Submitted By: Don Heth Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/04/diy-floating-rustic-shelf-or-mantle.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $20 Finishing Details: All reclaimed wood. Just waiting for the cabin hook and eye from Amazon

Building and Coffee Shirts!

Hey friends!  Ash and I are wrapping two AMAZING renovations this week for new episodes of Open Concept on HGTV.  We will keep you posted as soon as we know the air dates!  You will LOVE the way these homes turned out… Can’t wait to share! In the meantime, we wanted to share these cuties! {…Read More…}

Mason Jar Box

Submitted By: Marcia Rodriguez Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/03/mason-jar-planter-box-for-mothers-day.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Less than 1 hour Total Cost: 0.00 Finishing Details: I used material left over from a board and batten project and created a mason jar planter box that I used for a utensil holder. I went a step {…Read More…}

Sophie’s Room Decor

Submitted By: Sarah Patmore Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/10/diy-frame-and-free-printable.html Project (URL):http://www.secondstreetdwelling.com/2016/02/11/sophies-room-decor/#more-303 Time to Complete: 1 hour Total Cost: $5 Finishing Details: We made this out of wood left over from another project and used the link for your printable. The only cost for this project was for the clip and the paint. {…Read More…}

Coffee Cabinet

Submitted By: Steven Andersen Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-farmhouse-coffee-cabinet.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10-15 hrs Total Cost: $85 Finishing Details: Tried to match another table we already have in the kitchen, and we got pretty close. The stain turned out better than I could’ve hoped. Project turned out great.

DIY Corner Desk

Hey hey guys! Ash and I have been CrAzY busy these last few weeks.  We are wrapping up the renovation of two homes for Open Concept on HGTV in the next week, and we CANNOT wait to show y’all!  You will love them… And there are lots of new furniture plans coming with each episode, {…Read More…}

Sawhorse inspired TV stand

Submitted By: Debbie Murphy Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/07/restoration-hardware-diy-desk.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 weeks Total Cost: $100.00 Finishing Details: All Pine, finished with Varathane Provincial wood stain and Varathane waterborne, diamond wood finish. Turned the legs around to allow more room for a slated shelf. Kinda like the wider looking {…Read More…}