Modified nightstand

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Submitted By: Jessica McMahon Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/diy-nightstand.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: 100 Finishing Details: The original plan was kid-sized but I loved the style. We took the plans and adjusted the measurements to create a taller and larger stand.

Ryobi Miter Saw Giveaway!

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Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your sweet words and shares on my kitchen island yesterday! One of the tools I used to build this island was Ryobi’s brand new 12″ sliding miter saw.  I LOVE this saw. Our friends at Ryobi Power Tools are going to be giving one of these saws {…Read More…}

DIY Kitchen Island

Shanty 2 Chic Kitchen Island

Oh hey guys!  Happy hump day! I’m really excited to show you how this last project turned out.  I have been in need of a larger, more functional kitchen island, so I designed one that fit the bill!  Check out my new DIY Kitchen Island! What do you think?  I would consider this an easy {…Read More…}

DIY Round Side Table

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So excited to share this next build with y’all!  I was needing a small side table to set next to my arm chair, and I am loving how it turned out.  It was super ways to build, and the cost of lumber was under $30… Heck yah.  Love that price tag 😉 Here is how {…Read More…}

Dining room table

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Submitted By: Meagan Kavanaugh 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: 1 week Total Cost: $125 Finishing Details: Stained the bottom but then decided I didn’t like the color so I did a white was on it and it came out beautiful. The on the table top I added {…Read More…}

Window Plant Stand

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Submitted By: Kara Boling Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/11/easy-diy-console-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 hours to build, 2 hours stain/seal. Total Cost: ~$55 Finishing Details: Minwax Early American Stain (2 coats) & 1 coat Minwax wipe on poly.

storage idea/ new guest room dresser

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Submitted By: Nichole Caten Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/diy-storage-idea.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: couple of hours Total Cost: $100 ish Finishing Details: Hello, let me start by saying sorry for the color in the pictures I don’t know why it is looking so orange it is not like that in person {…Read More…}

My new coffee bar

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Submitted By: Kristin Frick Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/08/check-out-my-80-pottery-barn-inspired-console-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Under 2 hours minutes paint/stain Total Cost: $13 for the 4×4– we had the 2x4s leftover from a remodel Finishing Details: I made this coffee bar 36″ total height. I entertain a lot and needed space outside of {…Read More…}

Wall-to-wall Floating Shelves in Dining Room

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Submitted By: Kirstin Keethler 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: Thirteen Hours (includes staining time) Total Cost: $250.00 Finishing Details: Used Minwax Wood Finish in Dark Walnut. I chose not to use a polyurethane, as of now, because I didn’t like the look of the finish. The wood {…Read More…}

Laundry Room Floating Shelves

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Submitted By: Ashley Young 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 weeks – on and off Total Cost: $50.00 Finishing Details: Thought these would be perfect for extra storage in my laundry room. Stained them espresso and decorated with finds from Target and Home Sense.

DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table

DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table

I am so excited to share this latest project with you!  I collaborated with two great friends on this one, and I absolutely love the result.  Check out my DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table! How about that tabletop?  I just love it. I teamed up with my good friend Jamison, of Rogue Engineer to {…Read More…}

My first furniture build and not my last!

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Submitted By: Laura Schuringa Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/free-woodworking-plans-turned-leg-console-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: one weekend Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: I found the table legs at a local discount hardware store for $1 a piece. The table took me roughly a weekend to finish. I had some old 2×8 lumber outside {…Read More…}

how to build a 10 dollar bathroom shelf

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Submitted By: Andrea Coughlin Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/08/bathroom-shelf.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 hour Total Cost: 28.00 Finishing Details: the only item I owned was stain and my power tools, so i had to purchase rope, wood, glue, and the screws. After watching the video i thought it would be {…Read More…}

Dresser Set Makeover

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Submitted By: Ian Waddell Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/07/diy-furniture-dresser.html Project (URL):http://www.woodworkingfourdummies.com/blog/dresser-set-makeover Time to Complete: 1 week Total Cost: Aprox 150.00 Finishing Details: Water based polyurethane, wood conditioner, dark walnut stain and white paint. More details can be found on my blog if interested. http://www.woodworkingfourdummies.com/blog/dresser-set-makeover Cheers, Ian

DIY Farmhouse Dining Room Table for $200 CAD

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Submitted By: Joy Laughren Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/11/diy-dining-table-triple-pedestal-farmhouse.html Project (URL):https://leaveittojoy.wordpress.com/2014/11/05/diy-farmhouse-dining-room-table/ Time to Complete: 25 hours Total Cost: $200 CAD Finishing Details: Saman Water Based Wood Stain in urban grey

apothecary console turned farmhouse

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Submitted By: Brittney Adams Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2011/07/diy-media-console.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 weeks Total Cost: S150 canadian Finishing Details: I finished with Minwax Early American and Polyurethaned the top to give it a little bit of shine. I found the hinges in a discount bin ($3.00 for 20 hinges {…Read More…}

Buffet Table

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Submitted By: Brittany Rothdeutsch Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/10/diy-turned-leg-buffet-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: One week Total Cost: $160 Finishing Details: This was our first furniture project. We used 3 boards instead of 4 for the top and just plain 4×4 posts as the legs, but I still think it came out {…Read More…}

Platform bed and headboard

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Submitted By: Kelly Smeltzer 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: 15-20 hours Total Cost: $175 Finishing Details: I altered the original plans to make the bed and headboard queen size. For the headboard I used various scrap pieces of wood, but mine are all 2 inches deep rather {…Read More…}

First DIY project with Kreg Jig

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Submitted By: Taylor & Tiffany Horne Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/12/10-wooden-blanket-ladder.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: $16 including stain and sandpaper Finishing Details: Dark Walnut stain and some manual sanding after the stain dried.

DIY Hanging Frames with Labels

DIY Clip Frames by Shanty2Chic

I recently updated my wall in my hallway with some new frames.  I shared the old frames a few years back, and I was ready to lighten things up a bit!  Here is how my DIY Hanging Frames turned out… This is a crazy simple tutorial!  I had all 5 done and hung in a couple {…Read More…}

Wall Sconces

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Submitted By: Jessica Anderson-Kelber Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-wine-bottle-wall-sconce.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1-2 days Total Cost: Free! I used scrap wood. Finishing Details: I spray painted them with Rustoleum Painter’s Touch in heirloom white, sanded the edges, then stained over the edges with Rustoleum stain in dark walnut.

Plank Wall

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Submitted By: kristen indiero Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/08/diy-distressed-plank-wall.html Project (URL):http://bestillmyheartsite.com/2015/03/23/diy-wood-wall/ Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: 100.00 Finishing Details: I have been waiting a year to do this project! Thank you for the awesome DIY’s ladies!

New Bedroom – Farmhouse bed + HOME sign + Bedside tables

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Submitted By: Brittany Bronemann Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/03/diy-barn-door-headboard.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Bed: weekend project, Tables: 4 hrs, Sign: 2 hrs Total Cost: $200 Finishing Details: Dark Walnut finish used on bed, Kona finish used on HOME sign and bedside tables

DIY Console Table

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Submitted By: Kelly Anderson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/11/easy-diy-console-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: ~2 days total Total Cost: $75 Finishing Details: I got a simple “espresso” colored wood stain that I applied for 15 minutes and wiped off. Nothing else.

Our oak version of the restoration hardware inspired dining table

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Submitted By: Erica Bergens 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: 6 weeks Total Cost: $300.00 aprox. Finishing Details: This is a solid Oak table. We picked oak so that it would match our custom stained oak kitchen. Our project also cost’s a little bit more because we made {…Read More…}

Office Desk

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  Submitted By: Tim Mann Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-desk-70.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: $65 Finishing Details: The wood was stained dark walnut by Minwax

Becca trunk

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Submitted By: Jennifer Evans Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/04/pottery-barn-inspired-chest-coffee-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 days Total Cost: $70 Finishing Details: Sanded and stained trunk using Minwax Classic grey. On edges and corners, used Minwax gel stain in walnut to create distressed look.

Restoration hardware farmhouse table

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Submitted By: Nichola Lester Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/09/diy-dining-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 days off and on Total Cost: $300 Finishing Details: We used rough cut pine purchase from a friend. Lowes supplied the legs. We used stain for the top and Annie Sloan chalk paint in Paris gray for {…Read More…}

Address Numbers Post Planter

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Submitted By: Amanda Eley Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/07/address-numbers-post-planter.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: I used this project to create more “curb” appeal to my property before I put my house up for sale. Since it’s staying with the property I decided to use a {…Read More…}

DIY Sawhorse Console Table

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Submitted By: Rayana Botelho Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/02/diy-sawhorse-console-table-free-woodworking-plans.html Project (URL): http://firefinishblog.com/2015/03/13/diy-sawhorse-console-table/ Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $130 Finishing Details: Not sure on total cost, since I had most of the wood already. American Walnut (Minwax) Dark Walnut (Minwax)