DIY Cooler

Hey guys!  So happy you found us!  To keep up with all of our DIY projects, be sure to FOLLOW us on Instagram and Pinterest! It’s our first official day of summer vacation and I am so EXCITED! I’ve mentioned, many times before, how much I love entertaining in the summer!  Cook-outs, swimming, eating, time {…Read More…}

DIY Table – Pottery Barn Inspired

Happy Friday guys!  I am SO VERY EXCITED to share my latest build with you guys today! Before showing you, I must start by prefacing this with the cost of lumber… $85.  That’s right… $85 and 16 boards.  Here is how my new outdoor dining table turned out! How cute is that?  And did I {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Armoire – Drawers

Hey guys! I am back today to share part 2 of the Pottery Barn inspired Armoire I made for my littlest lady! This drawer insert is an awesome option for this armoire!  I love that you can take it in and out depending on your need for this piece. I will share a few tips {…Read More…}

Pottery Barn Inspired Armoire Free Plans

Happy Monday guys! I am SOOOO excited to share my latest furniture build with you guys!  I teamed up with Ana White to create this AMAZING Pottery Barn Kids Inspired Armoire!  Here is how she turned out… Oh wait! Don’t forget the inside! I kind of LOVE it to pieces.  So, as always I will {…Read More…}

DIY Table – Shanty Console Table

Happy Wednesday!!  I am so excited to share my latest furniture build with you guys!  I feel like I put my building “big girl pants” on for this one.  I typically come up with the idea, and then enlist the help of my good friend Miss Ana White to make me plans.  This is my {…Read More…}

DIY Bed – Pottery Barn Inspired

Hey guys! Happy Monday! I am here today to show you my latest furniture build with you.  My baby is growing up, and she is ready for a ‘big girl’ bed.  Notice I said she is ready and not me.  I wanted something that would grow with her.  I ran across Pottery Barn Kid’s Emmet {…Read More…}

Coffee Table DIY

Hey friends! I am so excited to share my latest furniture build with you today!  I teamed up with Ana White to design this new coffee table, and I LOVE the results! This is a super easy build and the cost of wood was under $50.  That makes me like it even more!  I will {…Read More…}

DIY Shelving ~ Floating Ledge

Happy Monday!  I’m so excited to share my new Floating Ledge today!  It is a project that I have been wanting to tackle for some time but I wasn’t exactly sure how I would go about it!  I’m happy to say that it was SOOOO easy, and it only cost me $40!!! I built mine {…Read More…}

DIY Shelves

Happy Monday!  So, this is not a new project and I’m sure many of you have seen it before, but I love it so much that I want to share! If they look familiar, you probably saw Whitney’s version HERE!  She made them for her little boys room and I LOVE them so much that {…Read More…}

DIY Furniture ~ Triple Pedestal Bench

Hey there!  I am SO excited that I have benches to match my new Triple Pedestal Farmhouse Table! Thanks to Ana White and her awesome PLANS, I was able to build two of these 9-foot bad boys for $90 total! So, the grand total for my Triple Pedestal Farmhouse Table and Benches is…. $215!  Click {…Read More…}

DIY Furniture – Wood Dresser with Wheels!

Happy Wednesday! I am SO excited to share my latest build with you guys today!   Building took a back seat to Christmas, but with that behind us (for 11 more months), I was so pumped to dust off my tools and get to work! This might just be my favorite build yet.  My youngest {…Read More…}

How-To Video for Shanty Hall Tree Bench

Hey there! As we promised, we are back to share the How-To Videos we shot while building our Shanty Hall Tree Bench!   Full How-To: Tips for choosing PureBond Plywood and other building materials: Tips for Pocket Hole Joinery in PureBond Plywood Projects: Tips for Cutting PureBond Hardwood Plywood: Tips for Edge Banding PureBond Plywood {…Read More…}

Your Favorite Shanty Projects of 2012!

Wow guys! What a year!  We are so thankful to each and every one of you that support us, share us and leave comments for us.  You are all so encouraging, and have made this the best year for Shanty2Chic yet!  This year, we dug through our stats, and put a list together of your {…Read More…}

DIY Dining Table ~ Triple Pedestal Farmhouse

***I have completed the matching benches to this table and you can get the plans for the benches HERE!*** Happy Friday!  Holy moly, I am so excited to share my latest build with you!  I had to take a break from all the Christmas posts to share my new farmhouse table because I just couldn’t {…Read More…}

DIY Bookcase – Pottery Barn Kids Inspired

Hey guys!  Hope you had a great weekend!  Ours was bonkers….  Along with a ball game, 4 cheer practices, a garage sale, church and our Meme’s 80th birthday party, I also finished up a couple bookcases for the girls.  Still tired. But… I do love them!  My girls have been begging for bookcases ever since {…Read More…}

Restoration Hardware Inspired Dining Hutch

Hey friends!  Happy Friday! I’m very excited to be sharing plans for my Restoration Hardware inspired dining hutch today!  I shared the sideboard plans a couple weeks back.  Thanks so much for all of your sweet comments and shares on it!  I always love reading them! As always, I will share a few tips and {…Read More…}

Check Out My Awesome DIY Coffee Table on Wheels

This is my most FAVORITE build to date!  I say that a lot but I mean it every time! It all started when I fell madly in LOVE with an adorable coffee table that I found while scouring through a furniture catalog. Love at first sight   It came with an $899 price tag!  Ouch!  So, {…Read More…}

Restoration Hardware Inspired Sideboard

Hey hey!! To say that I am excited to share this next project would be a huge understatement… Almost as huge as the piece itself!  I have been drooling over Restoration Hardware’s sideboards for years.  I love everything about them… Minus that $3-4,000 price tag.  Ouch. I knew this would be the perfect piece of {…Read More…}

DIY Storage Cubby

So, I have had a giant empty space above my refrigerator that has been haunting me since we moved in.  Why on earth the cabinets do not continue over the refrigerator is beyond me.  I’m convinced it was just to challenge my brain.  I have just left it bare because anything I imagined up there seemed to compete {…Read More…}

DIY Bench – Farmhouse Style

Happy Monday!! I am so excited to finally be sharing these benches with you guys today! Ana and I worked together on my Fancy X Farmhouse Table a few months back and it has been a hit!  It’s such a great table for the money, and is so versatile too.  I made mine for my {…Read More…}

DIY Desk for Bedroom – Farmhouse Style

Hey guys! I hope you all had a great weekend!  I spent mine getting ready for the kids’ first day of school, and finishing up some things in my bedroom. One thing I have been in need of  is a new desk.  I lost my old work space with the addition of a 5th baby {…Read More…}

Anthropologie For Less!

Hey there!  I’m so excited to share my new Anthropologie Inspired Printers Cabinet! I was smitten with the Anthropologie original I spotted but at a whopping $1,698.00, I knew that I needed to enlist the help of our very talented friend, Ana White to design something similar! Here are the steps I took to build this baby, with Purebond Plywood, for {…Read More…}

DIY Barstool Desk!

Hey guys!! I just replaced my old barstools with some new metal ones that I LOVE.  I was happy to see the old ones go!  When deciding who to give my old barstools to, I had a bit of an epiphany.  Love those. I knew my oldest two girls were in need of a desk {…Read More…}

Shanty Hall Tree Bench

Happy Monday guys!! We have such a fun plan to share with you guys today! Last week Ashley and I teamed up to build this amazing hall tree! How cute is that?? Ashley and I teamed up withPureBond Plywood to not only build this piece, but also video the entire process… From buying the wood {…Read More…}

DIY Bench for the Entryway – $15!

Hey friends!! I recently had an itch to change out the bench in my entryway.  Staying on my ‘shanty’ budget, I started skimming Ana’s site for some ideas.  I ran across her Providence Bench and fell in LOVE. My favorite parts…. It cost me under $15 to build… Yup! Love that! It took me a {…Read More…}

Rolling Storage Cube Stools

Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your love on my new play table I built for the kids’ playroom!! I am back today to show you how to build the cute little cubby stools!  Storage and function in 1 piece = Win Win!! These little babies are too easy! To make 1 cube {…Read More…}

Playroom Kids Table DIY

Hey guys!! Since building my last kids table for the playroom, I have added 2 new kiddos to the picture.  I knew it was time to “upsize” my table.  I had a design in mind and worked with  Ana, who delivered with these great plans  for a kids table.  I am in love!  It fits {…Read More…}

Workbench for my Kreg Jig ~ DIY

Hey guys! Well I mentioned a few days ago that this last weekend was “project organization” at my house.  This next project was one that I should have done a LONG time ago! For those of you that haven’t pulled your Kreg Jig® out of the box, or are considering finally buying one, this is {…Read More…}

Restoration Hardware DIY Desk

Hi guys!! I hope you have all had a great week! I am so excited to share my latest build with you guys.  I think this might be the final piece for my oldest son’s room, and I am in LOVE.  I might even steal it for my own room! I wanted a desk that {…Read More…}

Vintage DIY Bench

Hey guys!  I just finished one of my favorite DIY projects yet!  I have been wanting a vintage looking bench for my entry for quite sometime and our awesome friend Ana White came to the rescue, once again! She sent me a picture of this bench…I fell in LOVE immediately and with Ana’s Vintage DIY Bench plans, {…Read More…}