Ryobi Tools Giveaway!

Ryobi Giveaway Image

Thanks so much to all of you who entered!  Sherry Smith Robertson is our winner!  She has been emailed… Thanks again! Hey hey guys! We are wrapping up our 12 Days of Christmas series with one AMAZING giveaway! We have teamed up with our friends at Ryobi Power Tools to give one lucky winner our {…Read More…}

Chalkboard Easel DIY

Chalkboard Easel

Hey guys!  We are rounding the curve to finish our 12 Days of Christmas series!  Welcome to Day 11!  To keep up with all of our projects, make sure to follow us on Instagram! I LOVE how my latest project turned out!  Every year our big fam does a big gift exchange with the adults. {…Read More…}

DIY Birch Initial Ornaments

Birch Ornaments DIY

Hey friends!  Happy Tuesday!  Welcome to Day 10 of the 12 Days of Christmas Series!  To keep up with all of our projects, make sure to Follow us on Instagram! Today I am sharing a fun and super cute ornament idea!  I also like using them with twine to wrap a napkin when making a {…Read More…}

DIY Wood Chargers

Wood Chargers DIY

Hey friends!  Welcome to Day 8 of the 12 Days of Christmas!  To keep up with all of our projects, make sure to follow us on Instagram! I am LOVING how these babies turned out!  I decided to make a little something fun for my dining room.  These will be great at Christmas time, and {…Read More…}

DIY $8 Wood Tray!!!

DIY Wood Tray for the Coffee Table

Oh hey guys!  Welcome to Day 6 of the 12 Days of Christmas series!  To keep up with all of our Christmas projects, make sure to Follow us on Instagram! I love how this next project turned out!  This is a gift I made for my little sister this year.  It took me under 30 {…Read More…}

DIY $1 Frame Christmas Ornaments!!!

DIY Christmas Ornament

Hey guys!  Welcome to Day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas series!  To keep up with all of our Christmas projects, be sure to follow us on Instagram! I am loving these sweet little frame ornaments I am sharing with you guys today!  Look how cute they turned out! These are incredibly easy to {…Read More…}

$3 DIY Bow Picture Frame

Bow Picture Frame DIY

Happy Monday friends!  Welcome to day 2 of our 12 Days of Christmas series.  To keep up with all of our Christmas projects and posts, be sure to FOLLOW us on Instagram! I am so giddy with how this latest project turned out.  I LOVE gifting and receiving photos each year.  My fam loves receiving {…Read More…}

DIY $25 Christmas Tree Plant Stand

DIY Wood Christmas Tree Stands

Hey guys! Happy Friday!  Those of you that follow us on Instagram have seen my little front porch makeover.   I’m so excited about how this latest project turned out!   I got my entryway dressed up for Christmas this week.  I have a narrow entryway, but a tall door.  I wanted something that didn’t {…Read More…}

FREE Printable Chalkboard Letters – So cute!

Free Printable Letters Christmas

Oh hey friends! I have had a ton of requests for this next set of printable letters!  Many of you may remember my Thankful Photo Board I shared several weeks back.  Since posting that, I have had lots of you ask for the entire alphabet to make gifts, banners and other goodies.  Well… Here they {…Read More…}

DIY $12 Pet Bed!!

DIY Dog Bed

This looks like one happy dog… Am I right? How cute is this DIY wood pet bed?  With Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to give you guys a great gift idea for your pets! I love the way it turned out, and the best part??  This thing cost under {…Read More…}

Our Top 12 Ryobi Tools of 2013!

Shanty 2 Chic

Hey friends! The number 1 question we get every day is… What are your favorite tools? We are so excited to be teaming up with one of our favorite brands to share our TOP 12 Ryobi tools for 2013! During the month of December, we will be showing these off even more!  We will have {…Read More…}

DIY Pottery Barn Kids Inspired Changing Table!

DIY Changing Table

Hey guys! Happy Wednesday!  I love my latest furniture build I am sharing today.  My first babysitter I used with my oldest three girls has grown up and is now having a baby of her own.  I thought it would be so fun and very full circle to make her a changing table for the {…Read More…}

DIY Shelf for the Entryway with Hooks!

Plank Wall DIY

Hey friends! Hope you all had an awesome week!  Thanks so much for all of your sweet comments and shares on my new plank wall I did in the entryway.  I am really excited to share the second half of that wall with you today.  This is a fun way to break up any boring {…Read More…}

My $100 Plank Wall!

DIY Plank Wall

Oh I am so happy to share this project with you!  Those of you that follow us on Instagram have seen this project from the beginning, and I am so pumped to finally show you the whole thing!  Here is how my DIY plank wall in my entryway turned out… Really this is such a {…Read More…}

DIY Pottery Barn Inspired Bookcase

DIY Pottery Barn Bookcase

Happy Monday guys! I am so excited to share my latest furniture build with you guys today.  I have a blank space next to my couch in my living room that I am always trying to fill.  It sits next to a window, so I always feel like I am covering the window when I {…Read More…}

Come Shop with us at HomeGoods!!!

Southlake HomeGoods

Hey friends! We are so excited to share a fun event we have planned coming up!  We have teamed up with our friends at HomeGoods to bring you a fun morning of shopping, eating and hanging out!  So… For our local Dallas/Ft. Worth peeps, you don’t want to miss this! On Saturday, November 9th, we {…Read More…}

DIY Metal Memo Board!

DIY Memo Board

Hey friends!  Hope you all had an awesome weekend!  I’ve had lots of questions about the metal piece I used on my son’s shelf I shared last week.  It’s called expanded metal, and I have a fun project to show you today with it!  Here is a memo board I created with it… How cute {…Read More…}

DIY Ledge with Hooks!

How to build a ledge with hooks

Hey guys! I killed 2 birds with one stone on this next project.  My son has a big blank space above his dresser that has been staring at me for the last several months… Ok for like the last year. I also find myself picking up his baseball hats all day long stacking them in {…Read More…}

DIY Plate Rack for under $10!!

Wood Plate Rack DIY

Hi friends! Happy Monday!  Hope you all had a great weekend Those of you that follow us on Instagram saw the little teaser I shared of this next project last night!  Today I am sharing a super quick and oh so chic plate rack I made for my kitchen.  I have this random wall that {…Read More…}

Shed Organization Idea!

Shed Storage

Hey friends!  Happy Friday! We are finally getting temps under 150 degrees here in Texas, so I got an itch to get started organizing my new WoodTex Shed!  My goal in this shed is to maximize every inch of space I have!  So… I started by building these great shelves along the walls… These are {…Read More…}

DIY $40 Bench for the Dining Table

Dining Table Bench DIY

 Hey friends!  Hope you are having an awesome week!  Those of you that follow us on Instagram have seen the progress of my dining room over the last few weeks!  I am LOVING the new look and I am so pumped to show you the new benches I made for my new dining table.  Here {…Read More…}

DIY Picture Frame with Metal Ribbon

DIY Photo Frame with Metal Ribbon

Happy Monday! So, I recently came across this great metal ribbon at Hobby Lobby.  I walked in for burlap, and come out with a bag of metal ribbon… Anyone have that same problem?? Well… I LOVE this stuff, and I finally put some of it to use today!  I made a big frame to go {…Read More…}

DIY Shelf with Hooks for under $40!

DIY Shelf with Hooks

Hey friends!! This is one of my favorite Shanty projects ever!  I get asked about my DIY shelf with hooks ALL the time, and let me show you again how easy this baby is to make!  It’s a perfect beginning woodworking project!    I have always wanted a mantle in my house, but don’t have {…Read More…}

Ryobi Tools Giveaway!!!

Ryobi Twitter Party

Thanks so much to all who entered this great giveaway!  Our lucky winner was Haven Marie and we have sent her an email with further instructions.  Stay tuned for LOTS of amazing giveaways with us!! Happy Wednesday guys! We are so pumped to be spending a few days with our friends from Ryobi Tools!  One {…Read More…}

DIY Thankful Photo Board with Free Printables!

Free Printable Thankful Photo Board

Hey friends! Hope you all had an awesome weekend!  You don’t have to stick around here long to know my love for photos.  To me, photos make the best decorations and gifts.  I have a blank wall I have been looking to fill in my hallway, so I got busy making a board to display {…Read More…}

HomeGoods Giveaway!

HomeGoods

Thanks so much to all of you who entered our great giveaway!  Nicole Quincy was our lucky winner!  We have emailed you with more info Nicole!  Thanks so much Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your sweet words, shares and pins on my new DIY dining table I shared on Friday!  I decided {…Read More…}

DIY Restoration Hardware Dining Table!

DIY Dining Table

Oh HEY guys!  For those of you that follow us on Instagram, you have seen the progress of this baby I am sharing today.  I am in LOVE… With a table.  Not ashamed. I loved my old dining set, but have always wanted to build one myself for my fam.  With 5 kiddos under the {…Read More…}

My New Storage Shed!!!

Storage Shed

Eeeek!  I can’t wait to share the newest member of my yard with you guys today.  I have begged asked my hubby for a storage shed for years, and I finally took the plunge!   As you guys know, I am in the process of redoing my garage space and turning it into a shop for {…Read More…}

Revamping My Dining Room Server…

How to paint furniture

Happy Friday! For those of you that follow us on Instagram, you know that I am knee deep in the process of changing around my dining room a bit!  I have had the itch for a new table for sometime, and really wanted to build one myself.  I have that all finished up and can’t {…Read More…}

Joss & Main goes SHANTY Style!!

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Hey friends! So… How many of you have been hiding in a hole and don’t know the awesomeness that is Joss & Main?? It is one of our very FAV online shops to find just about anything at AMAZING prices! We were so excited when Joss & Main asked us to share some of our {…Read More…}