DIY Locker Cabinet as seen on HGTV’s Open Concept!

Hey friends!  Thanks so much for your continued support of our pilot Open Concept on HGTV!  You can see lots of before and after shots of the remodel by clicking HERE!  I am here today to share the free plans and tutorial for the DIY Locker Cabinet!  Here it is in their home! Isn’t it {…Read More…}

DIY Decorative Halloween Signs

We love October because it is the start of fall weather for us, in Texas, and it means that the Holiday season is just around the corner!  We don’t typically decorate our homes for Halloween but we teamed up with our friends at Ryobi and our sweet friend Jen Bressler, from The Home Depot, to {…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…}

HGTV Open Concept Dining Table Free Plans

***Tune in to HGTV today at 2PM EST to see the premiere of our pilot, Open Concept! Here is a sneak peak and free plans of one of the pieces of furniture that we built! Make sure to tune in today to see ALL of the pieces that we built!*** So yah.  That just happened. {…Read More…}

Open Concept on HGTV!

Good morning friends!  Most of you that follow us on social media have heard our fun news… Our pilot is airing this weekend!  It’s called Open Concept and it airs on HGTV this Sunday, September 20th at 1pm CST/ 2pm EST! To say we are excited would be a bit of an understatement!  So… What {…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 Barn Wood Planter Box

Hey guys! If you caught our live tour of my dining room, last week on our Periscope, you heard me promise to share a tutorial of the Barn Wood Planter Box that I built for the centerpiece of my dining table! If you aren’t familiar with Periscope, it is an app that you download to {…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…}

My New Garage Door for my shop!

Good morning guys! Those of you that follow us on Instagram and Facebook probably saw me share my latest shop upgrade.  As you guys know, my garage is my office.  I kicked my hubby out of it and turned it into my workshop years ago.  With the crazy temps we get here in Texas in {…Read More…}

DIY Magnetic Supply Organizer for the Wall

Hey friends! Back to school is just around the corner for my clan (insert happy dance), and my oldest daughter is all about the supplies.  She does come by in naturally… I get giddy when I walk into office supply stores and the supply aisles at Target.  I can’t help it.  We are in the process {…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 Media Console – Free Plans

Hey friends!  I’m so excited with how my latest build turned out!  My in-laws recently moved here from Lubbock to be closer to us, and I thought they needed a good housewarming gift.  So, furniture it is! 😉  Check out the new DIY Media Console I made them! Isn’t she so cute!  Perfectly functional too… {…Read More…}

DIY Dog House

We’ve creeped over 100 degrees here in Texas and it looks like it’s here to stay for a while! We have a little shih-tzu, whom we named Alvin (our son wanted to name him after the Chimpmunk so that he could yell “ALVIN”) and it was better than most of the other names thrown out {…Read More…}

DIY Photo Gallery Wall

So this is a project I started LONNNNG ago, and I’m happy to say I finally finished.  It’s one of those projects that took me forever to finally decide on how to finish, and then once I did decide, it took me just as long to actually do it.  We closed off our loft last {…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 Board and Batten Hat Rack

I got an itch to tackle some projects in my boys rooms last week and I am so excited about the way my 11-year-old’s room is shaping up! Our stepdad, Tim (a.k.a. Bapa), built my home a little over a year ago (you can check out the build process HERE). My 11-year-old was going to {…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…}

DIY Coffee Table or Bench

We just finished shooting our pilot for HGTV this past weekend! It was a lot of work but it was so much fun 🙂 We can’t wait for you all to see it and we will let you know when it will air, as soon as we find out! I was able to sneak in some {…Read More…}

DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table

I am so excited to share this latest project with you!  I collaborated with two great friends on this one, and I absolutely love the result.  Check out my DIY Metal and Wood Coffee Table! How about that tabletop?  I just love it. I teamed up with my good friend Jamison, of Rogue Engineer to {…Read More…}

DIY Factory Cart Coffee Table

I’m so excited to share this coffee table with you guys today! I love, love, love factory cart coffee tables but they aren’t exactly budget friendly. I had a specific design in mind for a special place so I hit-up our friend Jamison, a.k.a Rogue Engineer, to whip some printable plans up so we could {…Read More…}

DIY Hanging Frames with Labels

I recently updated my wall in my hallway with some new frames.  I shared the old frames a few years back, and I was ready to lighten things up a bit!  Here is how my DIY Hanging Frames turned out… This is a crazy simple tutorial!  I had all 5 done and hung in a couple {…Read More…}

DIY Nightstand with Bun Feet

Hey guys! I am so excited to finally have nightstands in my bedroom! We haven’t had them in our room in about 1 1/2 years so it really feels life changing 😉 Here they are! I wanted to design them to match the bed that I built for our bedroom and wanted at least one {…Read More…}