"She Sheds" Are the New Man Caves

First, there were actual caves. Then came man caves. Then busy women needed their own quiet reprieve from the world, and so the backyard haven known as the “she shed” came to be.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorites, from posh garden studios to shabby-chic potting rooms.

Get inspired, then get away from everyone.

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First, Define The Purpose Of Your She Shed

Whether it’s for reading, crafting or indulging in a fave hobby like gardening.

Or Simply Make It About Chilling Out

No dirt allowed in this elegant hideaway.

Make It Fancy

Ever say, “This is why we can’t have nice things”? Solution: Put all of your nice things in your own private place. (Hello, prized ceramics collection.)


Sometimes A Gal Just Needs A Moment To Herself

And a 45-minute nap in a quiet hut surrounded by lavender.


Serenity Now

Plop your bungalow at the back of your property and practically disappear into nature.

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Treehouse Chic

Just add a great book and a bottle of wine.


A Fresh Coat Of Paint Goes A Long Way

The secret to transforming any shed into the tiny colonial of your dreams.

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As Does A Trip To The Salvage Yard

This cutie features upcycled doors and windows.


Add Twinkly Lights For Evening Hangs

Bonus points for a cozy fire pit.


What Makes You Feel Relaxed?

For some, it’s about blurring the line between indoor and outdoor space…


And For Others...

It’s about creating a glorified bunker that says, “leave me be.”


Keep It Contemporary

With modern conveniences, clean lines and lots of light.


Or Really Own Your Theme

Like this Scandi-chic pod fit for a hygge goddess.


And For That Rare Time You're Feeling Neighborly

Add a bistro table and call your bestie. The backyard wine bar is open for business.

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