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 What do you think? It’s the perfect mix of open shelving and hidden storage {…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… 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 Photo Display Frame

Hey guys!  Hope you all had a great Christmas and are ready for the new year!  One of my favorite gifts Ash and I got this year was a new printer.  We actually bought them for each other as gifts  We influence each other like that fairly often…  It’s a Canon SELPHY Photo Printer that {…Read More…}

DIY Train or Lego Table

Hey hey friends!  I set out on a mission a few months ago to build my now 4 year old the perfect train table to satisfy his love obsession.   I am pleased to report that he has been using the train table now since his birthday in October and he LOVES it!  Check out {…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 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 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 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 We are still waiting to hear if the network will order a full series and we don’t {…Read More…}

DIY Locker Cabinet as seen on HGTV’s Open Concept!

Hey friends!  Thanks so much for your continued support of our pilot Open Concept on HGTV!  You can see lots of before and after shots of the remodel by clicking HERE!  I am here today to share the free plans and tutorial for the DIY Locker Cabinet!  Here it is in their home! Isn’t it {…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! 😉  Check out the new DIY Media Console I made them! Isn’t she so cute!  Perfectly functional too… {…Read More…}

DIY Wall Planter with Succulents

We LOVE succulents. They are low maintenance and oh so cute! I have a blank wall in my dining room that is a narrow space and I haven’t known exactly what I wanted to put there. As soon as the weather warmed up and I saw succulents at my hardware store I got an idea! {…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 time {…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…}

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…}