DIY Floating Desk with Storage

Hey guys! I’m back to share one of the latest pieces that I have built for my sons room! He has this really cool space in his room that was not part of the plans. It was a closed off area over our front porch and it would have been completely wasted and valuable space! {…Read More…}

DIY Engineer Print Frame

This DIY Engineer Print Frame is probably one of the easiest projects I have done and it makes such a huge statement in a room! It also only cost me about $20 to make – HECK YAH! I made this as part of the “baseball” theme room that my son asked for. He LOVES baseball {…Read More…}

DIY Twin Platform Bed and Headboard

 It has been bonkers around here.  We spent the last week shooting our first several videos for our new YouTube channel that we are launching in the next month!  Be sure to subscribe!  Somehow during all of that I managed to build my daughter’s bed and finally start transforming her room.  I have 5 kids, {…Read More…}

DIY Locker System

I LOVE this set of DIY Lockers that I built for my son! He LOVES baseball and asked for me to do his room in a baseball theme. So, I have been adding things here and there to make it feel a little vintage and a little baseball. He was in desperate need of a {…Read More…}

DIY $15 Wood Box Centerpiece

Good morning!  I actually wasn’t real sure what to call this project… So I went with the obvious.  It’s wood and it’s a box 🙂  I actually built this back in November and filled it with pumpkins and vines, and then filled it with birch logs and pine cones over Winter.  Now it’s filled with {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Desk for Office Towers

I’m back with the free plans for the floating desk that goes between the office storage towers that I shared with you, last time I was here 🙂 If you missed the plans for the Storage Towers, you can click HERE to see them and print the plans! I love this desk because it looks {…Read More…}

DIY Industrial Cart Console Table

Hey friends!  I am LOVING how this next piece turned out!  I have been wanting something big and beefy for my entryway, and this console table fits the bill.  It’s a beast.  And it’s beautiful.  Check out my new DIY Industrial Cart Console Table! I designed this based off my bookcase I shared several weeks {…Read More…}

DIY Office Desk System

I’m so excited to show you the office towers that are part of my big DIY Office Desk System! Our office was the last room, in our new house, that I hadn’t touched and it was long overdue. I wanted to create a space that my hubs could work comfortably, a place that my kids {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Shelves Plans and Tutorial

Hey guys!   I built my youngest little lady some floating shelves for all of her junk important things, and I am sharing the plans for them today.  I recently found that my Home Depot started carrying 1×5 pine boards.  I decided to build these shelves using those, and the entire construction of these is done {…Read More…}

DIY Hanging Chalkboard

This DIY Hanging Chalkboard is the PERFECT project for a beginner! The steps are simple, it only requires a few tools AND it’s just so darn cute! If you had the chance to see our pilot, Open Concept, on HGTV, you might have caught a peek at this guy 🙂 Not only is it easy {…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 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 Wooden Vent Hood

Hey there!!! As much as I love getting my house festive for Christmas, I also love a good quick and easy update around the holidays! We have our family (which resembles a small army of mostly children) over to our home for Christmas Eve. I look forward to it every year and love that it {…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 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 {…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…}

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…}

Home Depot August DIH Workshop

Hey guys!!! We have teamed up with Home Depot, again, for another DIH Workshop and we are so excited! Visit your local Home Depot Thursday, August 20 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm and learn how to build our hook shelf! You’ll get hands on experience and learn great tips from tool experts! This shelf is one {…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 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 Desk

Hey friends!  As many of you know, I am knee-deep in the process of redoing my oldest son’s room.  A couple weeks ago I shared his new DIY thin brick wall, and today I am sharing his DIY desk!  Check it out! How fun?  I wanted a good mix of rustic and industrial for the {…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 Succulent Centerpiece

Good morning guys!  I have a really fun, simple and cheap project to share with y’all today.  I have been wanting to do a fun centerpiece for my dining room.  I paired my love of succulents and my love of wood and this is what I came up with!  Check out my DIY Succulent Centerpiece… {…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…}