DIY Locker System

I LOVE this set of DIY Lockers that I built for my son! He LOVES baseball and asked for me to do his room in a baseball theme. So, I have been adding things here and there to make it feel a little vintage and a little baseball. He was in desperate need of a {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Desk for Office Towers

I’m back with the free plans for the floating desk that goes between the office storage towers that I shared with you, last time I was here ūüôā If you missed the plans for the Storage Towers, you can click HERE to see them and print the plans! I love this desk because it looks {…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…}

DIY Office Desk System

I’m so excited to show you the office towers that are part of my big DIY Office Desk System! Our office was the last room, in our new house, that I hadn’t touched and it was long overdue. I wanted to create a space that my hubs could work comfortably, a place that my kids {…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…}

DIY Hanging Chalkboard

This DIY Hanging Chalkboard is the PERFECT project for a beginner! The steps are simple, it only requires a few tools AND it’s just so darn cute! If you had the chance to see our pilot, Open Concept, on HGTV, you might have caught a peek at this guy ūüôā Not only is it easy {…Read More…}

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…}

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…}

DIY Farmhouse Bathroom Vanity

Hey hey friends! ¬†To say I am excited about this project today would be an extreme understatement. ¬†This room has been in the works longer than I care to admit, but I finally got around to finishing it and I LOVE THE RESULTS! ¬†Check out my oldest son’s new bathroom and his new farmhouse bathroom {…Read More…}

DIY Sliding Barn Door Bathroom Cabinet

I can’t even explain how excited and in LOVE I am with my new Sliding Barn Door Bathroom Cabinet! I’m obsessed with sliding barn doors and there isn’t a spot in my home to install one – so, I created one ūüôā What do you think? It’s the perfect mix of open shelving and hidden {…Read More…}

DIY Industrial Cart Bookcase

Hey friends! ¬†I am THRILLED with how this latest build turned out! ¬†Before I share it, I have to say‚Ķ The whole thing cost me $100 to build. ¬†That includes hardware. ¬†Check out my new DIY Industrial Cart Bookcase! How pretty is she? This piece is all about the hardware. Really you are taking a {…Read More…}

DIY Wooden Vent Hood

Hey there!!! As much as I love getting my house festive for Christmas, I also love a good quick and easy update around the holidays! We have our family (which resembles a small army of mostly children) over to our home for Christmas Eve. I look forward to it every year and love that it {…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…}

DIY Sawhorse Coffee Table

Hey friends! ¬†I am really pleased with how this latest build turned out. ¬†Before I show you, let’s talk price. ¬†The whole table uses 7 boards that cost around $35. ¬†Yep… $35! ¬†Check out my new DIY Sawhorse Coffee Table! Isn’t she pretty!? ¬†This is a very simple build guys! ¬†As always, I will walk {…Read More…}

DIY Round Table – As Seen on HGTV Open Concept

We have had a lot of request for the free plans to this round table that we built, for the Nicholson’s breakfast nook, for our pilot Open Concept on HGTV! So excited to share them with you guys, today ūüôā We are still waiting to hear if the network¬†will order a full series and we {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Student Desk as seen on HGTV Open Concept

We are so appreciative of all of your support for our pilot, Open Concept! It was such a fun and rewarding opportunity that we are so grateful for. If you missed the premiere and the repeat airings, you can learn more about it and check out all of the before and after pictures¬†HERE! Dack and {…Read More…}

DIY Twin Platform Chevron Bed

Happy Wednesday guys! ¬†So excited to share this latest build with you. ¬†My oldest daughter is turning 13 soon… (pray for me), and she has been begging for a room redo ever since seeing her brother’s new bed I built. ¬†So, I have been busy! ¬†Check out her new DIY Twin Platform Chevron Bed! How {…Read More…}

HGTV Open Concept Dining Table Free Plans

***Tune in to HGTV today at 2PM EST to see the premiere of our pilot, Open Concept! Here is a sneak peak and free plans of one of the pieces of furniture that we built! Make sure to tune in today to see ALL of the pieces that we built!*** So yah. ¬†That just happened. {…Read More…}

Open Concept on HGTV!

Good morning friends! ¬†Most of you that follow us on social media have heard our fun news… Our pilot is airing this weekend! ¬†It’s called Open Concept and it airs on HGTV this Sunday, September 20th at 1pm CST/ 2pm EST! To say we are excited would be a bit of an understatement! ¬†So… What {…Read More…}

Sliding Barn Door Console

You guys. ¬†This build. ¬†I kind of, sort of love it to pieces. ¬†Many of you caught my progress in the video I shared on Periscope? ¬†Do you follow us on the app yet?? ¬†It’s our new fav! ¬†We share live video updates where you can ask us questions live… So much fun. ¬†Find us {…Read More…}

DIY Full or Queen Size Storage Bed

You can also catch our LIVE video updates on the Periscope App! ¬†Find us at Shanty2Chic! Friends. ¬†I might trade beds with my son. ¬†I am IN LOVE with this thing. ¬†Now… His mattress photographed is a full size mattress and works great with this bed. ¬†It allows the platform to show around the bed {…Read More…}

DIY Pedestal Coffee Table

I know I say it a lot but, this is my FAVORITE project ever! When we moved into our home we had a sectional that I built a square coffee table for. Unfortunately, the sectional didn’t fit in my living room so we sold it and bought two couches. I left the coffee table there {…Read More…}

DIY Media Storage Dresser

This is a giant piece with 6 glorious giant drawers! And, it is part of a 6-piece unit that I am so excited about building for my master bedroom! It’s one of the largest single pieces of furniture that I have built but that does NOT mean it is difficult. It’s still easy to build {…Read More…}

DIY Media Console – Free Plans

Hey friends! ¬†I’m so excited with how my latest build turned out! ¬†My in-laws recently moved here from Lubbock to be closer to us, and I thought they needed a good housewarming gift. ¬†So, furniture it is! ūüėČ ¬†Check out the new DIY Media Console I made them! Isn’t she so cute! ¬†Perfectly functional too… {…Read More…}

DIY Dog House

We’ve creeped over 100 degrees here in Texas and it looks like it’s here to stay for a while! We have a little shih-tzu, whom we named Alvin (our son wanted to name him after the Chimpmunk so that he could yell “ALVIN”) and it was better than most of the other names thrown out {…Read More…}

DIY Desk

Hey friends! ¬†As many of you know, I am knee-deep in the process of redoing my oldest son’s room. ¬†A couple weeks ago I shared his new DIY thin brick wall, and today I am sharing his DIY desk! ¬†Check it out! How fun? ¬†I wanted a good mix of rustic and industrial for the {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Lounge Chairs

The rain has finally let up, down here in Texas, and I couldn’t wait to get busy building this new set of lounge chairs, that I’ve been dreaming of, since we built our house! I had too many pieces of furniture to build for the inside of our home,¬†last summer, so I had to save {…Read More…}

DIY Trophy Case for a Teen Boy Room

I’ve made my kids a lot of pieces for their rooms over the years but this one, by far, got the most attention from my 11-year-old!   Like most boys his age, he loves his trophy collection. They can get really cluttered and I wanted to give him a cool space to display them. I {…Read More…}

DIY 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…}