X Table for my wife

Submitted By: Soren Lancaster Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/diy-outdoor-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10+ Hours Total Cost: $80.00 Finishing Details: Built this for my wife for Valentine’s. Her old table outdoor table was in very poor condition. I told her I would make a new one to display her flowers. To {…Read More…}

DIY Kitchen Decor

Submitted By: Ashley Panek Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/09/dig-chalkboard-sign.html Project (URL): http://www.living-simply.com/2015/02/diy-kitchen-decor/ Time to Complete: ~2 days due to drying time Total Cost: $15-20 Finishing Details: This is my first wood working DIY craft that I’ve done since my husband and I started our woodworking hobby and blog. It was an easy {…Read More…}

DIY chalkboard key rack

Submitted By: Alex Barcham Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/05/wood-mirror-diy.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 hours Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: I modified your wood mirror design by replacing the mirror with a chalkboard and adding a tray and key hooks. It’s 24″ wide by 20″ tall. Matte black spray paint for {…Read More…}

Family Farm Table

Submitted By: Alison Ogden Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/01/diy-dining-table-with-turned-legs.html Project (URL): http://www.thepinktumbleweed.com/blog/?p=1138 Time to Complete: 6 hours Total Cost: $400 Finishing Details: Osborne Wood Products table legs ($280 after shipping) finished in Miss Mustard Seed paints and wax. Lumber for top and apron, minwax stain, poly coat, other supplies ($120) purchased from {…Read More…}

WorkShop Island & Sanding Center

Submitted By: Teresa Prince Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/dig-workbench-free-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Large Island Work Table 5 hours & Sanding Center 2 hours Total Cost: didn’t track Finishing Details: For the large island work table I used an antique drop leaf table top for the top of the table….for the {…Read More…}

full storage bed

Submitted By: Donna Roy Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://ana-white.com/2010/05/furniture-plans-full-size-storage-bed.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: week Total Cost: $250 canadian Finishing Details: toffee colored water based stain , and water based varathane

Computer Desk

Submitted By: Tracy St Louis Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://Shanty2Chic Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 wk Total Cost: 80.00 Finishing Details: We Love It

DIY Farmhouse Coffee Cabinet

Submitted By: Jill Griffin Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-farmhouse-coffee-cabinet.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 9 hours Total Cost: 130.00 Finishing Details: I used premium pine for my project. Stained all the outer edges and the inside shelves with Minwax English Chestnut. Painted 2 coats of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Cheatue Grey, {…Read More…}

Chic Clip Frame

Submitted By: Jessica Anderson-Kelber Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2010/12/cheap-but-chic-christmas-gift.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 hour Total Cost: $5 Finishing Details: I made one for my mom and one for my mother-in-law for Christmas this year. They loved them! 🙂

Dining Table and Bench

Submitted By: Maranda Miner Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/diy-outdoor-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 weeks Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: I wanted this as an indoor table so I closed the gaps in the table top, I also added on a bread board to each end and omitted the trim on {…Read More…}

Barnwood Headboard

Submitted By: Ashley Boston Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/07/diy-pallet-headboard.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 Hours Total Cost: $50 Finishing Details: My dad tore down an old barn and we had tons of the wood left that was still in great shape, so we just had to buy the lumber to make {…Read More…}

DIY Plank Wall

Submitted By: Kristine Rebelein Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/10/diy-plank-wall.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: $60.00 Finishing Details: We pretty much followed your tutorial, however my wall was much smaller. After cutting random lengths and widths of the wood, we stained them a few different colors and nailed them {…Read More…}

kitchen storage

Submitted By: Darril Kilmer Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/08/diy-laundry-basket-dresser.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10 hours Total Cost: less than $100 Finishing Details: We wanted a place to hold the trash can, get it out of the pantry. So when I saw the plans for the laundry baskets dresser, I thought that {…Read More…}

My Promise fullfilled

Submitted By: Gale Bickle Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/restoration-hardware-inspired-dining-table-for-110.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 weeks Total Cost: 200.00 not including the Kreg jigs Finishing Details: This was a promise never kept by a father to a daughter. I finally made good I used Minwax deep walnut stain and then did a {…Read More…}

DIY Kitchen Sign

Submitted By: DIY Kitchen Sign by Kristi Garrison Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2011/03/kitchen-sign-all-finished.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2hrs Total Cost: $10 for spray paint Finishing Details: Inspired by your lovely kitchen sign!

DIY coffee station

Submitted By: DIY Coffee Station by Claudette Lacasse Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-farmhouse-coffee-cabinet.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 weeks Total Cost: 250.00$ Finishing Details: Here is a piece of furniture that I found on your site and wanted to make it. I found it very pretty and practical. As I am alone {…Read More…}

Coffee Station

Submitted By: Coffee Station by Cheryl Coleman Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-farmhouse-coffee-cabinet.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: Weekend Total Cost: $83.00 Finishing Details: I used Olympic Milk Paint White and Oak stain.

Quilt holding rack

Submitted By: Thomas Henneberry Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/12/10-wooden-blanket-ladder.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 Days Total Cost: $12 Finishing Details: 6.5 Feet tall slanted on a 30 deg angle holding up to 6 quilts. With this design it does not need a wall or anything for support.

diy bed

Submitted By: derick mitchell Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://ext.homedepot.com/community/blog/diy-bed-frame-made-from-plywood-moulding/ Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 weeks Total Cost: 480 Finishing Details: Varatane dark walnut stain an sanded corners

Platform bed frame

Submitted By: Mike Shaw Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://pinterest Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $250.00 Finishing Details: pine 2×8 for the base frame, and 2×8 pine uprights for head board and 1×6 pine inserts, 1×3 and 2×4 for top of head board. 4 different stain colors.

Finally Christmas Present for Males

Submitted By: Kirsty Peddie Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/06/diy-bottle-opener.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: About a week in total Total Cost: $15 (Aus) Finishing Details: One was done in Jarrah as this is what my brother’s entertaining area decking is in, it included a little symbol of his favourite football team. The {…Read More…}

DIY Air Compressor Cart

Submitted By: Tina McCall Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty2chic.com Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 hours Total Cost: FREE (wood from the clearance cart and they gave it to me!!) Finishing Details: Although I don’t have the air compressor and nailers, I built this (my first real build) for my chop saw {…Read More…}

Laundry Room Renovation

Submitted By: Jenna Owen Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/12/cabinet.html Project (URL): http://https://wordpress.com/post/71222258/131/ Time to Complete: 5 weeks Total Cost: $607.82 Finishing Details: It’s all on the blog!

Mirror/Coat & Key Hanger

Submitted By: Tim Park Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/05/wood-mirror-diy.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 hours Total Cost: $30 Finishing Details: Inspired by your website, I decided to tackle the task of building a mirror, using a beat up old mirror from Ikea I purchased over a decade ago. The entire project {…Read More…}

My version of Barn Door Headboard

Submitted By: Monica Olaru Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/03/diy-barn-door-headboard.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 afternoons Total Cost: $105 Finishing Details: The cost included an entry level Kreg Jig, and the wood stain.

Diy 4×4 beam dining table

Submitted By: Chad Roland Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://shanty-2-chic.com/2013/09/diy-dining-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 15-20 hours Total Cost: Less then $225.00 Finishing Details: Bought a kreg jig HD to assemble this table, and wow, what a great tool! Used golden oak stain by varathane, and varathane satin polyurethane.

DIY Console Table

Submitted By: Amy Hunt Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/04/diy-console-table.html Project (URL): http://www.facebook.com/farmhouseinthecity Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $100 Finishing Details: I used a piece of reclaimed wood from a restaurant in Portland, OR called Shenagins. I plan on distressing the white paint so I can see the dark stain underneath, {…Read More…}

Jewelry organizer

Submitted By: Stephanie Garmon Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/02/jewelry-organizer-diy.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: 28.00. Most of the wood was scrap lumber Finishing Details: Gray chalk paint with Minwax Gray wiped over the top.

Dining Room Highjack

Submitted By: Steven Sheppard Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/restoration-hardware-inspired-dining-table-for-110.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 weeks Total Cost: $140 Finishing Details: I stole the floor, lighting, and table concept from this website and I couldn’t be happier with the way it turned out. Also viewed the tutorial on DIY board and batten {…Read More…}

Dress Up Cart

Submitted By: Brian Caller Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/free-woodworking-plans-diy-dress-cart.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: $60 Finishing Details: Behr Premium Plus Semi-Gloss Enamel Pure White Knobs, bins and mirror from Hobby Lobby and Target