Two Tool Coffee Table

You read that right!!! We built this coffee table with only TWO tools: Our 18-volt miter saw… and our 18 gauge brad nailer! So we are calling this coffee table “Table for Two”! Not only is this a two-tool project, we also built it with only 13 1×4 boards, which means we spent about $65 {…Read More…}

DIY Modern Farmhouse Platform Bed

Hey friends! Happy Wednesday!  We are sharing a really fun and SIMPLE DIY Modern Farmhouse Platform Bed with y’all today!  I built this for my second son who will be sharing a room with his little brother here pretty soon!  We are also calling this Brooks’ Platform Bed.  Before we get started, be sure to {…Read More…}

DIY Barn Door Coffee Cabinet

Special thanks to Keurig Green Mountain® for sponsoring this post!  All opinions are 100% our own! It is no secret that the Shanty Sisters LOVE coffee! It’s also a well-known fact that we love our Keurig®  coffee makers (wouldn’t want to live without them 😉 )! So, you can imagine how excited we were when Keurig® {…Read More…}

DIY Hairpin Leg Table

Hey friends!  Hope you’re all having an awesome Sunday. Today I am sharing one of the easiest dining tables yet!  We built this for the Berry family on HGTV, and we LOVE how cute it turned out! How cute is that?? Before we get started, be sure to download and print the FREE PLANS HERE! {…Read More…}

DIY Industrial Corbel Farmhouse Table

You guys have been so patient in waiting for me to get these DIY Industrial Farmhouse Table plans to you! I built it last fall but I have had so many projects that needed to be complete and I haven’t had a chance to sit an work on the plans. But, they are here now! {…Read More…}

Ashley’s Modern Farmhouse Bedroom Tour

Welcome to my Master Bedroom! This room has had two completely different looks, since we built our home 4 years ago – when you can build your own furniture, inexpensively, it’s too tempting to design new pieces! I have my room almost complete and I LOVE IT! Grab a cup of coffee and let Whit and {…Read More…}

DIY Turned Leg Farmhouse Dining Table

Hey guys!  Happy Wednesday! I am so happy to share today’s project with y’all!  We built the Davis family an amazing farmhouse dining table for their new kitchen on HGTV, and we were thrilled with the results.  Look how pretty it turned out! Isn’t she beautiful?!  LOVE LOVE this table… Actually, I love the whole {…Read More…}

DIY Modern Farmhouse Media Console Table

Hey friends! I am so excited about how this piece I’m sharing today turned out!  We renovated the Berry’s home for them on HGTV, and one of the problems they had was limited space to store their kids toys as well as TV equipment.  We wanted to give them a piece that solved both issues, {…Read More…}

DIY $40 Farmhouse Porch Swing

$40 in lumber people!  That’s the best part of today’s project we are sharing with you.  Years ago I built a porch swing and my fam loved it.  We used it all the time.  A year or so ago, Wayfair reached out to us and asked us to try some of their outdoor furniture, so {…Read More…}

DIY Wall Locker

Last summer, Whit and I loaded our tools, lumber and kids in the car and headed to Houston to crash our sisters house! We’ve shared what we did to her living room but we haven’t shared this DIY Wall Locker that we built to revamp her entryway/mudroom area! Her space was fine but she complained {…Read More…}

DIY $60 Outdoor Dining Table

Happy Wednesday guys! We are back with another plan today.  I am THRILLED with how this design turned out.  I wanted to design a table using only 2×4 studs and that’s exactly what I did.  This one uses 17 of them, which made my cost of lumber just under $60.  YEP… $60.  Before we get {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Lounge Chair and How-to Video

It’s officially SUMMER break, here in Texas, and it is already feeling every bit of 100 degrees! I’ve been dreaming, all winter, of a chunky set of Lounge Chairs for our back patio so I decided to give away my old ones and design a new set! I couldn’t love them more! Did I mention {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Gametable

My favorite time of year is Summer! I love to spend time with my family outside and what better way to spend it than around a cute and fun game table! The table top flips over and you have a choice of a tic-tac-toe game, checkers or chess! Don’t feel like playing a game? This table can {…Read More…}

DIY Changing Table Free Plans and Video Tutorial!

Hi guys!  Just 7 weeks until I pop and I can’t wait!  I can’t wait to squeeze this new little guy, and I can’t wait to not be pregnant 😉  I know lots of you relate!  After sleeping in my room for the first few months, he will be sharing with his bigger brother, and {…Read More…}

Lumber Q&A YouTube Video!

Hey friends! Happy Wednesday!   Ash and I get hundreds of questions weekly asking us tips and tricks that we use.  We have started to sit down and answer those over on our YouTube channel!  Today we address some of our top questions about choosing lumber for furniture projects.  Grab a coffee, and come hang {…Read More…}

DIY $10 Turnbuckle Shelf and YouTube Video

Hey friends!   Happy Wednesday!  Today we are sharing our latest YouTube video where we show y’all how we built these super cute (and even simpler) DIY $10 turnbuckle shelf! How fun are those?  I built these for my boys’ new shared room.  I am currently 30 weeks pregnant and counting down the days people… {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Plate Rack and How-To Video

This DIY Floating Plate Rack has to be one of my very favorite projects! It’s an easy build, perfect for beginners and it makes such a huge statement for any boring, blank wall! Come join us in my shop and see how we built and hung this piece! Just click HERE or the box below {…Read More…}

Sliding Barn Door Nightstand – DIY

We are back to share the free plans for the DIY Sliding Barn Door Nightstand that we built with our $20 DIY Barn Door Hardware. If you missed that tutorial, you can find it HERE. I built a new Rustic Modern King Bed and I wanted something fun for my nightstands. I have always thought {…Read More…}

DIY Flip Top Secretary Desk as seen on HGTV Open Concept

Happy weekend guys!  It’s Spring Break here and this mom couldn’t be more happy.  I am looking forward to sleep and no teacher emails… And I am sure that they are looking forward to not emailing me!  Today I am sharing the AMAZING secretary we designed and built for the Davis family on HGTV Open {…Read More…}

DIY Barn Door Hardware for $20

You read it right! $20 Barn Door Hardware 🙂 We love adding barn doors to just about anything, lately, and I have been determined to figure out how to make a DIY version of hardware for you guys. The hardware can be so pricey and when you are trying to build budget-friendly pieces, sometimes it just can’t {…Read More…}

DIY Rustic Modern King Bed

This is, hands down, my favorite bed that I have ever built (and I’ve built a lot 😉 )! After I repainted my Sliding Barn Door Media Cabinet and built the barn doors, which I stained Briarsmoke, I had to either paint my old bed or….build a new one. My old bed was a queen {…Read More…}

How to use a Kreg Jig YouTube Video!

Hey hey!  So… It’s no surprise that we love our Kreg Jigs.  So much.  In fact, we tell people ALL the time that when we got our very first ones, they sat in the boxes for months out in our garages because we were intimidated to try them!  Once we finally opened them up and {…Read More…}

$40 Farmhouse Console Table

Hey friends! Today I am sharing the super cute $40 farmhouse console table we built for the Davis family on our 3rd episode of Open Concept on HGTV.  They were in serious need of some love in this room and this design fit the need… And the bill!  The best part of this table… 8 {…Read More…}

DIY Crate Coffee Table on Wheels

What do you get when yo mix eleven kids, a trailer full of lumber, two sisters and 48 hours? A #shantyhousecrash 🙂 A few months ago, Whit and I went to visit our baby sister, and her family, in Houston. She and her hubby had four kids under, the age of 6, and they just {…Read More…}

DIY Farmhouse Crib

Hey guys!  Whitney here… For those of you that follow us on Instagram and Facebook, you may have noticed my big news.  I am expecting a new little guy here in June and we are thrilled.  Thankfully, the nesting phase kicked in and I have been busy building him all the things :-)…  I decided {…Read More…}

DIY Rolling Storage Ottoman Coffee Table

I am so sorry it has taken me this long to get these plans to you but I thought that with it being the new year and everyone trying to organize, the timing couldn’t be better for a project like this! If you caught our second episode of Open Concept on HGTV, you probably recognize {…Read More…}

DIY Farmhouse Dining Bench Plans and Tutorial

For those of you that have waited a while for this plan…. Thank you for your patience!  And, thank you for reminding me I never posted it…  Oops!  I hope you forgive me and enjoy the plans for this DIY Farmhouse Dining Bench that I built for under $30 in lumber per bench.  Yep, you {…Read More…}

DIY Blanket Ladder and How-to Video and Tool Giveaway

We are back with another 3-Tool build and it is SO easy and oh-so CUTE! And, P.S. we are hosting a giveaway at the bottom of this post. Five lucky winners will receive the 3 tools needed to build this cutie and the other four,  3-tool builds that you can find in our new eBook. {…Read More…}

DIY Sawhorse Bookcase and How-To Video

We are back with another 3-tool project and another DIY video! Come build this DIY Sawhorse Bookcase with us! Just click HERE or the image below to watch our how-to video. With only 3 tools and less than $50 in materials, we built this super unique bookcase that’s perfect for any room! You can download the {…Read More…}

DIY Console Table and YouTube Video!

Hey friends!  It’s almost Thanksgiving… I hope you’re all having an awesome week and eating a whole lot of food… Don’t worry.  We are doing our part.  Today is Wednesday which means it’s time for another YouTube video!  Yippee!  Do you follow us on YouTube?  Be sure to SUBSCRIBE HERE!  We share a new video {…Read More…}