hobby carpenter

Submitted By: Richard Barnes Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/05/diy-kitchen-island.html Project (URL): http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/05/diy-kitchen-island.html Time to Complete: two weeks – few hours a day Total Cost: 100.00 Finishing Details: I used 3/4in hard maple for the top. Joined boards using biscuit joints. This was made as a Christmas present to my daughter for her {…Read More…}

Floating Shelves

Submitted By: Jenna Nuss 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: $30 for two Finishing Details: We love the shelves! The only challenge was that we could not find 4″ boards at Lowes or Home Depot.

Bathroom shelving unit

Submitted By: Robert Lawrie Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/08/bathroom-shelf.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2hrs Total Cost: $16 Finishing Details: Following your excellent instructions made the entire project a snap. I sanded to 220g. The stain with Varathane Black Cherry. Love this color. The smoothed the raised grain and finished with two {…Read More…}

Media Console

Submitted By: Heather Welch Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/07/diy-media-console-free-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Unsure Total Cost: approximately $215 Finishing Details: Early American by Varathane

Shoe rack bench

Submitted By: Heather Welch Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/04/diy-coffee-table-or-bench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: unsure Total Cost: approximately $25 Finishing Details: Dark Walnut by Varathane with Matte poly (also Varathane)

DIY Full or Queen Size Storage Bed

Submitted By: Shandell Clapson Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/08/diy-full-or-queen-size-storage-bed.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 days Total Cost: $275 Finishing Details: Varathane 3x Ash and Minway Wipe on Poly

Rustic Side Table

Submitted By: Tim Campbell Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/04/diy-round-side-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10 hours Total Cost: $30 Finishing Details: Minwax special walnut, white chalk paint and satin shelac.

DIY King Size Bed

Submitted By: Laura Kemp 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 Total Cost: 800.00 Finishing Details: Stain is Minwax Special Walnut

open end turned post table

Submitted By: Vance Deer Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/?s=turned+leg+table Project (URL): Time to Complete: extra 4 hours Total Cost: extra 4×4 post Finishing Details: my beautiful wife wanted a table so I pic this one but she wanted to be able to put chairs at the end so I came up with {…Read More…}

Sawhorse table

Submitted By: Steven & Madeline Broemsen 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): Time to Complete: 8 Total Cost: $75 Finishing Details: Had a great time making this table with my husband! We decided to spray paint the sawhorse clamps a darker steel grey and we stained it with Rustoleum Ash. It {…Read More…}

Wall Sconce Construction Video

Submitted By: Chris McDowell Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-wine-bottle-wall-sconce.html Project (URL):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fatBOlTorD8 Time to Complete: 1-2 hours Total Cost: Price of a 2×6 Finishing Details: We stained ours with gel stain – color called aged oak. I mortised a keyhole hanger into the back of each one so that they would be flush {…Read More…}

Modified Pottery Barn inspired bookcases

Submitted By: Laura Kemp Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/10/diy-pottery-barn-bookcase.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 weeks Total Cost: 200.00 Finishing Details: Minwax Early American stain

Restoration Hardware table

Submitted By: Steven & Madeline Broemsen 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: 16 Total Cost: $200 Finishing Details: This was our first build from your website/plans and it was awesome! We enjoyed the whole project and have already built the sawhorse table as well! Light sanding with Rustoleum {…Read More…}

Nursery bookshelves

Submitted By: Tom S Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/11/diy-bookcase-free-woodworking-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 8 hours Total Cost: < $100 Finishing Details: Minwax Marshmellow stain.

Dining Table

Submitted By: Richelle King Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/11/diy-dining-table-triple-pedestal-farmhouse.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 40 hours Total Cost: $500 Finishing Details: This is red oak wood with minwax Espresso finish. This is a combination of two Shanty2Chic projects. In addition to the plans I attached above (the base), I used the table {…Read More…}

A twist on the sideboard

Submitted By: George Zaharioudakis Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/01/diy-sideboard-free-woodworking-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 15 hours Total Cost: 450$ Finishing Details: Combined the sliding barn door console and sideboard as inspiration. Sherwin Williams midnight eta, minwax provincial 211 undercoat. Used vasoline applied with a plastic bag for aging.

farmhouse table and bench

Submitted By: Meaghan O’Dwyer Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.honeybearlane.com/2015/08/diy-farmhouse-table-and-bench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10 hours Total Cost: $140 Finishing Details: Such a fun project my husband and I did!! The Shanty2chic girls are always inspiring me! We finished off with an antique white, English walnut stain and a satin finish clear {…Read More…}

Factory Cart Coffee Table

Submitted By: Kyle Rogers Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-factory-cart-coffee-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 8-10 hrs Total Cost: $135 Finishing Details: I used 2 x 10 lumber instead of 2 x 8. I was wanting the coffee table to set up just a little higher. I also used the dark walnut stain. {…Read More…}

Open Concept round table

Submitted By: Jodi Bickel Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/10/diy-round-table-as-seen-on-hgtv-open-concept.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5days Total Cost: 100.00 Finishing Details: My husband and I did this project together. I absolutely love you girls and everything you make. We have also made a mantel from your plans and I went to the Home {…Read More…}

Work Bench Deluxe with extras

Submitted By: Zach Snyder Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/06/diy-workbench-free-plans-2.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 6 hours Total Cost: 150.00 Finishing Details: This project was inspired by the workbench. All I did was utilize the full sheet of plywood, so that the bottom and top surfaces are a few inches wider than planned. {…Read More…}

Round Side Table

Submitted By: Beja Foster Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/04/diy-round-side-table.html Project (URL):http://howdyhoney.com/round-side-table/ Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: $40 Finishing Details: I finished the base a little differently as I bought different trim. Love the way it turned out.

Brand new work bench

Submitted By: Matthew Rockowski 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: 8 hours Total Cost: 100 Finishing Details: 96X40 inch bench. 9nly tools needed were pocket hole kit and ryobi 16ga nailer, circular saw + guide, and drill. Only change was using partical board rather than mdf, cheeper.

DIY Photo Display Frame

Hey guys!  Hope you all had a great Christmas and are ready for the new year!  One of my favorite gifts Ash and I got this year was a new printer.  We actually bought them for each other as gifts  We influence each other like that fairly often…  It’s a Canon SELPHY Photo Printer that {…Read More…}

Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Hey guys!  As many of you know, I have a serious LOVE for wrapping paper.  With that addiction comes my love of creating gift tags to match!  I created a lot of free printable Christmas gift tags for you guys this year!  You can click the link to save and print them.  As with all {…Read More…}

DIY Train or Lego Table

Hey hey friends!  I set out on a mission a few months ago to build my now 4 year old the perfect train table to satisfy his love obsession.   I am pleased to report that he has been using the train table now since his birthday in October and he LOVES it!  Check out {…Read More…}

Thankful Free Printable & HGTV Update!

Hey hey friends! HAPPY THANKSGIVING! We thought the best way to show our thankfulness for you would be to give you something free  In all seriousness, we are super thankful for you guys.  We are thankful for your support, kind words, photos of your projects, shares and so much more.  You have turned our little {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Corner Shelves

Hey friends!  So excited about how this latest build turned out!  I seriously now want a set of corner shelves in every room.  I am in the middle of revamping my daughter’s room, and just finished up one big corner.  Check out how these DIY Floating Corner Shelves turned out! This is a variation of {…Read More…}

DIY Bathroom Vanity

Hey friends!  I am SO pumped about how this next space has come together.  I have a small powder room in my hall with a pocket door.  For years I have wanted to dress it up a bit.  It’s a dark space because because I don’t get any natural light, so I wanted to lighten {…Read More…}

Give Thanks Free Printable!

Hey hey friends!  I am sharing a super cute FREE printable with you today!  Below you can download and print it in either 8×8 or 8×10 size.  I found my barn wood frame at Hobby Lobby!  Check out how cute my Give Thanks Free Printable turned out! Just click the links below to save and {…Read More…}

Free Printable Letter Banners

Hey friends!  As promised, I am sharing new free printable letter banners today!  I printed out the word Grateful for my mantel, but I have included every letter and an ampersand below.  Just click the letter you need, and you can print or download from the screen that pops up.  I cut mine out with scissors {…Read More…}