DIY Pallet Christmas Tree

I can’t believe Christmas is so soon! We love to decorate for Christmas, before Thanksgiving. We don’t ignore Thanksgiving, it’s just not Thanksgiving to us without a Christmas Tree. Plus, it takes time and the decorations are so pretty, why not put them out early! This non-traditional DIY Pallet Christmas Tree might just be my favorite {…Read More…}

DIY Decorative Halloween Signs

We love October because it is the start of fall weather for us, in Texas, and it means that the Holiday season is just around the corner!  We don’t typically decorate our homes for Halloween but we teamed up with our friends at Ryobi and our sweet friend Jen Bressler, from The Home Depot, to {…Read More…}

Ryobi Miter Saw Giveaway!

Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your sweet words and shares on my kitchen island yesterday! One of the tools I used to build this island was Ryobi’s brand new 12″ sliding miter saw.  I LOVE this saw. Our friends at Ryobi Power Tools are going to be giving one of these saws {…Read More…}

DIY Cupcake Stand – And a Giveaway

Hey guys! Ryobi is hosting a Spooktacular Showdown for the month of October and we created our own DIY Halloween project to help kick it off! It’s not spooky but we think it’s pretty cute! We like to host lots of parties this time of year and thought this fit our style perfect  And, it’s {…Read More…}

Garage Organization & GIVEAWAY!!

Now, who doesn’t love a little garage organization??  I have been working on getting my shop revamped for the last few months.  I am slowly tackling every nook and cranny to make the most out of the space and use every inch  One of my latest projects to tackle was upgrading from the pegboard system {…Read More…}

DIY Tiled Bar – Free Plans and a Giveaway!

The weather is FINALLY cooling off here and we are so excited to spend the Fall outside on our back patio!  We like to spend a lot of family time and entertain during football season and my hubby and I have been talking about how fun it would be to have a little bar area {…Read More…}

$500 Home Depot Giveaway!

Hey friends! As many of you know, Ash and I helped teach Home Depot’s DIH Workshop last week in San Antonio, TX.  We had so much fun! We both agreed that switching this guy over to the Ryobi cordless tools was the best part!  Mr. Bill was teaching the class, and he is a very {…Read More…}

$200 Sherwin-Williams Giveaway

Hey guys!  As promised… We have teamed up with our friends at Sherwin-Williams for a great $200 gift card giveaway!  You guys know how much I LOVE their paint! I used it in all of these projects! So… What would be your first paint project to tackle if you win?? Leave a comment below letting {…Read More…}

Ryobi Power Tools Giveaway!

Oh hey guys!  Happy Wednesday! Thanks so much for all of your shares and likes on my dresser post yesterday!  You guys always manage to make our day We thought it would be so fun to give away some of the tools I used on that project, so we have teamed up with our good {…Read More…}

HUGE Ryobi Tools Giveaway!

This giveaway is closed!  Thanks so much to those who entered!  Congrats to Kailey who was our big winner!  She has been contacted. Happy Thursday guys! We are super excited about today’s  AMAZING giveaway! We have teamed up with our friends at Ryobi Power Tools to give one lucky winner our very favorite tools! Check {…Read More…}

HUGE Silhouette Giveaway!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! You are NOT going to believe what we are giving away today….. a Silhouette Cameo AND a Silhouette Portrait! Woot Woot!! {happy dance!} That means one for you and one for a friend! {total retail value $600} I can’t think of a better way to start off the new year, can you?!! {…Read More…}

Ryobi Tools Giveaway!

Thanks so much to all of you who entered!  Sherry Smith Robertson is our winner!  She has been emailed… Thanks again! Hey hey guys! We are wrapping up our 12 Days of Christmas series with one AMAZING giveaway! We have teamed up with our friends at Ryobi Power Tools to give one lucky winner our {…Read More…}

HomeGoods Gift Card Giveaway and Stylescope Quiz

Hey guys!  It’s not secret we love HomeGoods!  We are guilty of shopping there multiple times (per week) to style our most recent projects and we never end up walking out empty handed! We were so excited when HomeGoods Challenged us to take their Stylescope Quiz and use the results of the quiz to find {…Read More…}

Flush for Good Giveaway!

Hey guys!  I’m back, as promised, to celebrate National Toilet Day!  We partnered with American Standard for the Flush for Good campaign which is an AWESOME campaign designed to improve the sanitation in developing countries and it is saving lives around the world!  You can read more about it HERE! I mentioned that I chose {…Read More…}

Ryobi Tools Giveaway!!!

Thanks so much to all who entered this great giveaway!  Our lucky winner was Haven Marie and we have sent her an email with further instructions.  Stay tuned for LOTS of amazing giveaways with us!! Happy Wednesday guys! We are so pumped to be spending a few days with our friends from Ryobi Tools!  One {…Read More…}

HomeGoods Giveaway!

Thanks so much to all of you who entered our great giveaway!  Nicole Quincy was our lucky winner!  We have emailed you with more info Nicole!  Thanks so much Hey friends! Thanks so much for all of your sweet words, shares and pins on my new DIY dining table I shared on Friday!  I decided {…Read More…}

BIG Ryobi Tools Giveaway!

Thanks so much to all of you who entered!! Congrats to Krissy Buck and Lisa Beck!  We have emailed you with follow up instructions.   Happy Thursday friends! Those of you that follow us on Instagram already know that Ash and I are in Atlanta teaching a woodworking class at the Haven Conference this weekend! {…Read More…}

Curtains – NO SEW Baby!

Hey guys! I have a fun and super easy way to get expensive looking curtains and panels without having to drag out your sewing machine.  I just made these for my little girl’s room and I LOVE them! First, let’s talk fabric! I found the most amazing online fabric store!  Not only are their prices {…Read More…}

Starbucks Verismo Giveaway and Free Printables

Hey there!  We have such a fun giveaway today from!  Have you checked out all of their cute labels? They have super fun labels for any project you can think of!  Fun labels for  candy? Monogram Labels! Jar Labels!   Gift Labels! And fun Wine Bottle Labels! You can customize your own with their {…Read More…}

Ryobi 40v Family!

There aren’t many jobs we leave to our hubbies, but yard work definitely makes that list!  The thought of gas, chokes and a yard full of weeds can be a bit intimidating.  NOT ANYMORE! We were so pumped to try out Ryobi’s 40V Lithium Ion Yard tools.  A mower with a battery? You bet.  We {…Read More…}

HUGE Family Vacation Giveaway!

Are you ready for the BEST. GIVEAWAY. EVER?! …as in you’re not gonna believe it when you see it? YES – it’s true!  We are about to make one VERY LUCKY family VERY HAPPY!! We’ve joined forces with some amazing bloggers and sponsors to give one family THE ABSOLUTE BEST prize package!   Are you ready for this? {…Read More…}

Ryobi 18V Hybrid String Trimmer Review

Hey there!  Have we got a cool opportunity for you all today!  We were lucky enough to get to try some of the newest 18V Ryobi outdoor tools!  We aren’t typically in the yard, we leave that to the hubbies…or at least we have until now!  We LOVE these tools and one of our favorites {…Read More…}

Easy Garage Makeover and a Giveaway!

Hey there!  I’m so excited to share this post with you today!  Not only because I found a super easy cure for my horrid garage floor but also because we are giving away such an awesome product! 4 years of DIY has lent itself to a hideous garage floor!  I never cared to protect it {…Read More…}

Shanty’s Favorite Things Giveaway!

THANKS SO MUCH TO ALL OF YOU WHO ENTERED THIS GIVEAWAY!  WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED BY EMAIL! CONGRATS TO PATTY S., KATHLEEN V., AND HOLLY J.! So… We are a bit giddy about today’s giveaway! We were so excited to reach 30,000 likes on Facebook this week!  We decided it would be fun to celebrate {…Read More…}

Guess What???

We WON!!!  Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of our awesome readers who voted for Shanty2Chic in the Reynolds Real Moms Contest!  We are so incredibly grateful for the time you gave, over the last 6 weeks, to go and cast your vote!  You guys always show-up when we need you and we {…Read More…}

Reynolds 6-Month Supply Giveaway!

Oh yes guys…. You read that right! We are so pumped about today’s giveaway! What’s better than free foil, parchment paper, baking cups, slow cooker liners, and more???  6 months of it!  I know all of you mommies out there feel the same way! Ash and I are loving sharing our tips and tricks using {…Read More…}

$100 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway!

Hey there!  Yes, you read it right!  To top-off our partnership, with The Home Depot and their DIH Workshop, we are giving you a chance to win a $100 gift card to The Home Depot! We had such a great time at our DIH Workshop that we co-lead, last week!  Here are some of the {…Read More…}

3M Filtrete Water System Giveaway!

Hey friends!  Hope you are all having an awesome Friday! I recently installed a new faucet in my kitchen that I love!  My family drinks a LOT of water, and I thought this would be a perfect time to test out 3M’s Filtrete High Performance Drinking Water System!  I LOVE how easy this product is {…Read More…}

Ryobi Tools Giveaway!!!

This giveaway is complete and our winners have been notified… Danica, Terrellee and Andrea D.  congrats!    Hey guys! We are so excited to team up with one of our favorite brands to bring you this awesome giveaway! We get questions daily about which tools we would recommend.   We both LOVE Ryobi tools, and {…Read More…}

DIY Ornaments – Chalkboard Ornaments & A Giveaway!

Happy Sunday!  Welcome to Day 2 of the 12 Days of Christmas!! Today I am sharing some fun chalkboard ornaments I made for my tree.  When decorating my tree each year, I love mixing rustic pieces with elegant glass ornaments.   I love the look of messy burlap ribbon sitting right behind a beautiful mercury {…Read More…}