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! 😉  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…}

DIY Round Side Table

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…}

DIY Coffee Table or Bench

We just finished shooting our pilot for HGTV this past weekend! It was a lot of work but it was so much fun 🙂 We can’t wait for you all to see it and we will let you know when it will air, as soon as we find out! I was able to sneak in some {…Read More…}

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…}

DIY Factory Cart Coffee Table

I’m so excited to share this coffee table with you guys today! I love, love, love factory cart coffee tables but they aren’t exactly budget friendly. I had a specific design in mind for a special place so I hit-up our friend Jamison, a.k.a Rogue Engineer, to whip some printable plans up so we could {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstand with Bun Feet

Hey guys! I am so excited to finally have nightstands in my bedroom! We haven’t had them in our room in about 1 1/2 years so it really feels life changing 😉 Here they are! I wanted to design them to match the bed that I built for our bedroom and wanted at least one {…Read More…}

DIY Desk for $70

The design is inspired after my Dining Table that you can see HERE.  I love it so much that I decided to build a desk very similar. I hit up our friend, Jamison a.k.a. Rogue Engineer to design the plans and he did an AMAZING JOB! We created this 5 ft. long desk for only {…Read More…}

Our Show on HGTV

Hey friends!  Yes… You read that title correctly, although it’s still crazy to us to even write the words. We are SO EXCITED to announce the air date of our new show on HGTV!  The show is called Open Concept, and will be premiering Sunday, September 20th at 1pm CST / 2pm EST! Here’s the {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstands Free Woodworking Plans

First, I want to say a huge thank you for all of your sweet comments and shares on my king size bed I shared last week.  It was awesome reading your encouraging words and watching the post really take off thanks to you guys.  As promised, I am back today to share the free plans {…Read More…}

How to Build and Hang a Mantel on a Stone Fireplace

Hey guys! I have been dying to share this tutorial with you all! I built and installed this mantel for about $100! This is a project that I have had planned since we were building our house but it seemed like it was going to be such a pain and I was worried that I would {…Read More…}

DIY King Size Bed Free Plans

Holy guacamole.  This is a big darn bed.  I’m so glad I finally get to reveal it to you! I have been wanting to build my own bed for years now.  I had a beautiful store bought bed prior to this albatross.  I loved it, but have always had the itch to create one myself. {…Read More…}

DIY Sawhorse Console Table

Today I am finally sharing a table I designed and built over two months ago.  I LOVE the way it turned out. Check out my DIY Sawhorse Console Table! I love the size of this table… It’s long and narrow and looks cute in just about any room of the house.  As always, I will {…Read More…}

Triple Leg DIY Dining Bench

As many of you know, I have been revamping my dining room and sharing the progress and plans with you as I go.  I shared my new dining table a few weeks back, and I am here today sharing my new DIY Dining Bench! Well… Make that benches. 😉  Check them out! Aren’t they fun?? {…Read More…}

DIY Sideboard

I am so, so excited to share my latest project with you guys.  As many of you know, I have been in the process of redoing my dining room.  I am thrilled with how my DIY Sideboard turned out!  Check it out! Ahhh… I do love it.  I love how big and beautiful it is, {…Read More…}

DIY Closet Storage – Towers

Hey guys! I’m back with an addition to my Modular Closet Storage System! If you missed my Shoe Storage Cabinet you can see it HERE! This week I got busy with these storage towers! There are four in this picture and they are about 42″h x  15″w x 13″d. These are great because you can stack {…Read More…}

DIY Dining Table with Turned Legs

As many of you know, I am in the process of revamping my dining room.  I had an itch to build a new table, and that led to a whole new room… Story of my life 😉  My hubby tells everyone that there is one thing you can count on at my house… A piece {…Read More…}

DIY Shoe Storage Cabinet

I built this awesome shoe storage cabinet and it’s the first piece in an entire modular closet storage system! When I built my home, I had the opportunity to design my closet….After making so many decisions already and so many more to go, I had to hold off. I couldn’t even wrap my brain around {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Shelf Plans for the Dining Room

I am knee-deep in a dining room remodel.  I had an itch to build some new pieces, so I decided to let everything go and start from scratch… Again. 🙂  First up on the list… Floating Shelves!  Check em out! How fun are those??  I love how they opened up the space!  And… Just wait {…Read More…}

Top 10 Projects of 2014

Hey hey friends!  WHAT A YEAR.  We have had such a great time this year sharing and teaching, and we are so thankful for each of you! Today we are excited to share the top 10 projects from our site in 2014.  A few of them surprised us!  You can click any of the photos or {…Read More…}