I Made it Without my Hubby!!!

Hi Everyone!  I Made it Without my Hubby Link Party and Giveaway is here!  We are so excited to see all of your posts!  As we have mentioned before we will be sending one lucky winner a brand new pink hammer from Tomboy Tools and we will also feature several others! The rules are as follows: {…Read More…}

Shanty2Chic’s First Ever Link Party and a Giveaway

Hello to all of our friends!  Before we get on with our post we want to give a HUGE thank you to Kim at Today’s Creative Blog for the feature she gave Shanty2Chic today!  It was such a heart warming feature and we are so flattered!  Drop by and tell her we said Hi!  She has {…Read More…}

10 Things About Us ~ Honest Scrap Award

We would like to thank Morning T, In Stitches and Strictly Simple Style for nominating Shanty2Chic the Honest Scrap Award! It is such an honor to be nominated by these wonderfully talented ladies! Here are the rules I must follow, upon receiving this award:1) Say thanks and give a link to the presenter of the {…Read More…}

Ashley’s "Smile Room"

Hi gals! I hope everyone is having a great weekend! It has been pouring ALL weekend here and I love it….good crafting time! So, as I have mentioned in my past blogs we just moved and I am constantly decorating! I wanted to share my first room that I have finished (well, finished for now {…Read More…}

Ashley Wonderful Wednesday Whatnot ~ Wine Box Transformation

My Wonderful, Wednesday, Whatnots are my two wine boxes. I have had these wine boxes for years and I just got tired of looking at them. They have been sitting on top of my refrigerator and they were pretty but I wanted to add color up there. So, I painted them with 2 coats of {…Read More…}

Whitney’s Shower Curtain ~ Drab to Fab!!!

I am learning quickly that blogging is encouraging me to get my projects done. My latest project is one I have been putting off since we moved in. I haven’t shared many sewing projects yet so I decided to finish this one… finally… and share. When we built the house I decided to go with {…Read More…}

Whitney’s Mantle Makeover!!!

I had stared at it long enough… It was time to make some decisions. When we finished our home a few months back my kitchen mantle was one of my favorite places. I don’t have a mantle in any of my other rooms so I knew that I wanted one over my stove. I love {…Read More…}

Ashley’s Mod Podge/Decoupage

Good morning all! Project of the day ~ Mod Podge! So, as I have mentioned, we have moved into a house that is substantially larger than our previous home and with that comes A LOT more wall space! Whitney has done many Mod Podge projects so I asked her to teach me the process. I {…Read More…}


Hi all! This is Ashley! A little about myself: Whitney has always forced my hand into new hobbies, and although I moan and groan about my lack of time, I always give in and quickly become addicted! Our latest venture – making our new houses our homes! My family also recently moved into a new {…Read More…}


Hey guys~ Whitney here… A little background about me and what started this whole process… I would definitely call my style a mix of things. I love cottage, country and a bit of traditional as well. I have attempted (not always achieved) almost any craft. I have found along the way that I love, love {…Read More…}

Favorite Products

Gorilla Glue Rustoleum American Accents Spray Paint DeWalt Power Tools Ralph Lauren Faux Technique Glaze Cricut Personal Electric Cutter DiscHangers Plate Hangers


Shanty2Chic was created on August 6, 2009.  In our first 3 months we have hit close to 900 followers and we average over 50,000 unique visitors per month!  We continue to grow everyday!  The majority of our readers are DIYers!  We are constantly answering questions, from all over the world, on the products we use and where they can be {…Read More…}

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Q.  Do you sell your items? A.  We are currently doing custom orders.  If there is something you are interested in please contact us via email at [email protected] Q.  Where can I buy Ralph Lauren Smoke Glaze? A.  Home Depot.  You have to buy the Ralph Lauren Faux Technique Glaze and ask them to tint {…Read More…}


About Us

We come from a family of five kids ~ four girls and one boy!  Ashley 29, Whitney 27, Kyndra 25, Leasha and Tanner 23!  We all still live within 30 minutes of each other so we are lucky to be able to watch our kids grow up together! We have both recently moved into new homes and {…Read More…}