Easy DIY Room Transformation!

Hey guys!  Happy Wednesday! Recently, our friends at HP asked us how we could transform a space using their new Envy Photo 7800 Printer.  We had so much fun with this project!  One of our favorite ways to customize our decor is by adding photos of our kids and fams.  It’s a really inexpensive way {…Read More…}

DIY Sliding Barn Door Desk

Hey friends!  I am so excited with how this piece turned out!  I have always had to use my bedroom as a home office space too, and I wanted a desk that could hide lots of junk and house my printers, so I came up with this!  Look how cute it turned out!   Here {…Read More…}

DIY Modern Platform Bed

I’m back with the DIY Modern Platform Bed, that I built for my daughter, to match the DIY Planked Headboard! If you missed that how-to video and the free plans, you can find them HERE! This is a VERY easy build and only requires our top three must-have tools: a drill, a Kreg Jig and {…Read More…}

DIY Planked Headboard

If you are a beginning woodworker, this is the project for you!!!! If you aren’t, it’s a great quick and easy project that will give you a lot of bang for your buck 🙂 My daughter wanted a “big girl room makeover” and she knew mom would be on board because A. I love any {…Read More…}

Two Tool Coffee Table

You read that right!!! We built this coffee table with only TWO tools: Our 18-volt miter saw… and our 18 gauge brad nailer! So we are calling this coffee table “Table for Two”! Not only is this a two-tool project, we also built it with only 13 1×4 boards, which means we spent about $65 {…Read More…}

How we give rounded lumber a straight edge!

Hey friends! One of our TOP ASKED questions is how we get our straight edges on our 2x framing lumber we use for building.  We answer it all the time, so we thought it would be helpful to show you!  Check out our latest video HERE or below to see how we give our lumber {…Read More…}

DIY Modern Farmhouse Platform Bed

Hey friends! Happy Wednesday!  We are sharing a really fun and SIMPLE DIY Modern Farmhouse Platform Bed with y’all today!  I built this for my second son who will be sharing a room with his little brother here pretty soon!  We are also calling this Brooks’ Platform Bed.  Before we get started, be sure to {…Read More…}

DIY Barn Door Coffee Cabinet

Special thanks to Keurig Green Mountain® for sponsoring this post!  All opinions are 100% our own! It is no secret that the Shanty Sisters LOVE coffee! It’s also a well-known fact that we love our Keurig®  coffee makers (wouldn’t want to live without them 😉 )! So, you can imagine how excited we were when Keurig® {…Read More…}

DIY Hairpin Leg Table

Hey friends!  Hope you’re all having an awesome Sunday. Today I am sharing one of the easiest dining tables yet!  We built this for the Berry family on HGTV, and we LOVE how cute it turned out! How cute is that?? Before we get started, be sure to download and print the FREE PLANS HERE! {…Read More…}

DIY Industrial Corbel Farmhouse Table

You guys have been so patient in waiting for me to get these DIY Industrial Farmhouse Table plans to you! I built it last fall but I have had so many projects that needed to be complete and I haven’t had a chance to sit an work on the plans. But, they are here now! {…Read More…}

DIY Wall Organizer

With the new school year starting, our main focus is always on organization! There are so many notes coming home, forms due, appointments to remember… We have designed and built this DIY Wall Organizer that will (hopefully) give us the head start we need, to get our schedules organized! This is an easy, beginner build, {…Read More…}

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…}