DIY Turned Leg Farmhouse Dining Table

Hey guys!  Happy Wednesday! I am so happy to share today’s project with y’all!  We built the Davis family an amazing farmhouse dining table for their new kitchen on HGTV, and we were thrilled with the results.  Look how pretty it turned out! Isn’t she beautiful?!  LOVE LOVE this table… Actually, I love the whole {…Read More…}

DIY Modern Farmhouse Media Console Table

Hey friends! I am so excited about how this piece I’m sharing today turned out!  We renovated the Berry’s home for them on HGTV, and one of the problems they had was limited space to store their kids toys as well as TV equipment.  We wanted to give them a piece that solved both issues, {…Read More…}

DIY $40 Farmhouse Porch Swing

$40 in lumber people!  That’s the best part of today’s project we are sharing with you.  Years ago I built a porch swing and my fam loved it.  We used it all the time.  A year or so ago, Wayfair reached out to us and asked us to try some of their outdoor furniture, so {…Read More…}

DIY Wall Locker

Last summer, Whit and I loaded our tools, lumber and kids in the car and headed to Houston to crash our sisters house! We’ve shared what we did to her living room but we haven’t shared this DIY Wall Locker that we built to revamp her entryway/mudroom area! Her space was fine but she complained {…Read More…}

Clamping Boards when using a Kreg Jig YouTube Video

Hey friends!  Happy Wednesday!  WHEW… What a week!  Last Thursday my family welcomed our new baby Jed into the world, and I am completely in LOVE. Welcome to the world Jed!💙👶🏼 6lb 13oz and I love him like crazy… #shanty2chic #shantybaby #welcomebaby Thank you again for all of your prayers and kind words! A post {…Read More…}

DIY $60 Outdoor Dining Table

Happy Wednesday guys! We are back with another plan today.  I am THRILLED with how this design turned out.  I wanted to design a table using only 2×4 studs and that’s exactly what I did.  This one uses 17 of them, which made my cost of lumber just under $60.  YEP… $60.  Before we get {…Read More…}

DIY Hanging Planter and How-to Video

We love getting our patio’s ready for entertaining in the Summer! We always start with a good patio table, a great swing and chairs but we can’t leave out the minor details, that make a huge impact! Like this $30 DIY Hanging Planter that we built! Pieces like this add so much warmth a life {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Lounge Chair and How-to Video

It’s officially SUMMER break, here in Texas, and it is already feeling every bit of 100 degrees! I’ve been dreaming, all winter, of a chunky set of Lounge Chairs for our back patio so I decided to give away my old ones and design a new set! I couldn’t love them more! Did I mention {…Read More…}

$10 DIY Succulent Frame

Hey guys! Happy Wednesday!  Ash and I are back with another fun and simple project!  We love succulents and mason jars, so we joined the two to make this super cute $10 DIY Succulent Frame! How fun is that?!  Before we get started, be sure to check out the how-to video HERE or by clicking {…Read More…}

DIY Outdoor Gametable

My favorite time of year is Summer! I love to spend time with my family outside and what better way to spend it than around a cute and fun game table! The table top flips over and you have a choice of a tic-tac-toe game, checkers or chess! Don’t feel like playing a game? This table can {…Read More…}

DIY Farmhouse Storage Mirror and YouTube Video Tutorial

Hey guys!  Happy Wednesday! Ash and I are back today sharing one of my fav simple projects.  I built this FOREVER ago, and decided to share it as free plans and a video tutorial.  Check out our DIY Farmhouse Storage Mirror! Before I walk you through this, be sure to check out our YouTube video {…Read More…}

DIY Changing Table Free Plans and Video Tutorial!

Hi guys!  Just 7 weeks until I pop and I can’t wait!  I can’t wait to squeeze this new little guy, and I can’t wait to not be pregnant 😉  I know lots of you relate!  After sleeping in my room for the first few months, he will be sharing with his bigger brother, and {…Read More…}

Lumber Q&A YouTube Video!

Hey friends! Happy Wednesday!   Ash and I get hundreds of questions weekly asking us tips and tricks that we use.  We have started to sit down and answer those over on our YouTube channel!  Today we address some of our top questions about choosing lumber for furniture projects.  Grab a coffee, and come hang {…Read More…}

DIY $10 Turnbuckle Shelf and YouTube Video

Hey friends!   Happy Wednesday!  Today we are sharing our latest YouTube video where we show y’all how we built these super cute (and even simpler) DIY $10 turnbuckle shelf! How fun are those?  I built these for my boys’ new shared room.  I am currently 30 weeks pregnant and counting down the days people… {…Read More…}

DIY Floating Plate Rack and How-To Video

This DIY Floating Plate Rack has to be one of my very favorite projects! It’s an easy build, perfect for beginners and it makes such a huge statement for any boring, blank wall! Come join us in my shop and see how we built and hung this piece! Just click HERE or the box below {…Read More…}

DIY Rustic Crate Centerpiece

Hey friends! One of our favorite projects to build (and change up) are dining table centerpieces.  We have created SO many over the last several years.  It’s one of the easiest ways to update your dining room or change it out from season to season.  Our friends at Ryobi Tools asked us to create one, {…Read More…}

DIY Corbel Sconce Light for $25

After searching high and low for the perfect lamps to pair with my new DIY Rustic Modern King Bed and my DIY Sliding Barn Door Nightstands, I had a lightbulb moment 😉 I decided to combine our favorite DIY Rustic Corbel with a cute cage light to create this DIY Rustic Corbel Light Sconce! This {…Read More…}

Sliding Barn Door Nightstand – DIY

We are back to share the free plans for the DIY Sliding Barn Door Nightstand that we built with our $20 DIY Barn Door Hardware. If you missed that tutorial, you can find it HERE. I built a new Rustic Modern King Bed and I wanted something fun for my nightstands. I have always thought {…Read More…}

DIY Flip Top Secretary Desk as seen on HGTV Open Concept

Happy weekend guys!  It’s Spring Break here and this mom couldn’t be more happy.  I am looking forward to sleep and no teacher emails… And I am sure that they are looking forward to not emailing me!  Today I am sharing the AMAZING secretary we designed and built for the Davis family on HGTV Open {…Read More…}

DIY Barn Door Hardware for $20

You read it right! $20 Barn Door Hardware 🙂 We love adding barn doors to just about anything, lately, and I have been determined to figure out how to make a DIY version of hardware for you guys. The hardware can be so pricey and when you are trying to build budget-friendly pieces, sometimes it just can’t {…Read More…}

DIY Farmhouse Window Trim

Our mission: To make our sisters house a home in 36 hours! Our baby sis lives about 5 hours away from us and moved into her home about one year ago. She has 4 kids under the age of 5 and hasn’t had time to really make her house functional and says it hasn’t felt like {…Read More…}

DIY Barn Wood Herringbone Wall Treatment and a Giveaway!

What do you get when you combine 2 sisters, 4 hours and some beautiful reclaimed barn wood? This DIY Barn Wood Herringbone Wall Treatment! We teamed up with one of our best-kept Shanty secrets, Reclaimed DesignWorks! Whitney and I discovered this place when we were searching for old barn wood, for a project we were {…Read More…}

DIY Rustic Modern King Bed

This is, hands down, my favorite bed that I have ever built (and I’ve built a lot 😉 )! After I repainted my Sliding Barn Door Media Cabinet and built the barn doors, which I stained Briarsmoke, I had to either paint my old bed or….build a new one. My old bed was a queen {…Read More…}

How to use a Kreg Jig YouTube Video!

Hey hey!  So… It’s no surprise that we love our Kreg Jigs.  So much.  In fact, we tell people ALL the time that when we got our very first ones, they sat in the boxes for months out in our garages because we were intimidated to try them!  Once we finally opened them up and {…Read More…}

$40 Farmhouse Console Table

Hey friends! Today I am sharing the super cute $40 farmhouse console table we built for the Davis family on our 3rd episode of Open Concept on HGTV.  They were in serious need of some love in this room and this design fit the need… And the bill!  The best part of this table… 8 {…Read More…}

How to Distress Finish Furniture – How To Video

A question we get so often is “How do you do your distressed finishes on your furniture pieces”? Well, we thought that would be best explained in a quick video! You can click below or HERE to watch our How to Get a Distressed Finish video on Youtube! Make sure to subscribe to our channel {…Read More…}

DIY Crate Coffee Table on Wheels

What do you get when yo mix eleven kids, a trailer full of lumber, two sisters and 48 hours? A #shantyhousecrash 🙂 A few months ago, Whit and I went to visit our baby sister, and her family, in Houston. She and her hubby had four kids under, the age of 6, and they just {…Read More…}

How to rip plywood – YouTube Video Tutorial

Hey friends!  It’s Wednesday and we are here to share another YouTube video tutorial with you.  We have had so many requests to show specific skills how-to videos, and today we are showing you a few ways to rip plywood.  We use hardwood plywood in SO many of our furniture projects.  Really the only negative {…Read More…}

DIY Farmhouse Crib

Hey guys!  Whitney here… For those of you that follow us on Instagram and Facebook, you may have noticed my big news.  I am expecting a new little guy here in June and we are thrilled.  Thankfully, the nesting phase kicked in and I have been busy building him all the things :-)…  I decided {…Read More…}

DIY Rolling Storage Ottoman Coffee Table

I am so sorry it has taken me this long to get these plans to you but I thought that with it being the new year and everyone trying to organize, the timing couldn’t be better for a project like this! If you caught our second episode of Open Concept on HGTV, you probably recognize {…Read More…}