The patio is naturally a place to escape from the stress of daily life. It allows people to enjoy the tranquility of the outdoors and have time to reflect in peace. Some people need time alone and the patio can be a great place get away from everybody else.
The idea behind She Sheds incorporates the same concepts that make a patio great, so we at Patio Productions weren’t surprised to hear about their sudden growth in popularity. If you haven’t already heard, She Sheds are the latest design trend for outdoor spaces. Listen to what Kelly, from Live With Kelly and Michael, had to say about them:
What is a She Shed?
Women also desire to have a space for themselves, and a She Shed is designed to meet that need. Whether it’s simply relaxing with a good book, or wanting to take a refreshing nap, these outdoor structures give women their own space to get away and relax. For professional and self employed women, a She Shed can serve as a personal workspace that is free from the distractions of trying to work from home. Through the process of design and decoration, women can express themselves creatively and show off their personal decorating skills. It can also serve as a work space for creative hobbies, such as painting and crafting.
Use a She Shed as a workspace for selling antiques.
This lovely one is designed for work and relaxation.
This one by user Melanieaprilart is definitely made for creativity
How to Make a She Shed
The basic structure of a She Shed is any small four sided structure with a roof. Old structures can be repurposed such as small barns, storage sheds, greenhouses, and outdoor storage sheds. Just give the old structure a thorough cleaning and fresh coat of paint. The increase in their popularity has led to an increase in demand for prefabricated outdoor sheds that can be bought at local hardware stores and installed quickly. It shouldn’t feel confining so windows or large doors are important features.
Small exterior buildings such as a garage are a quick and easy way to get a shed up and running.
An old greenhouse can be turned into a new She Shed
A repurposed barn is a great place to start
How to Decorate a She Shed
There is no wrong way to decorate a She Shed because individual tastes and preferences are an important part of the process. It’s much more important to make it a space that feels uniquely your own than trying to follow rules set forth by interior designers and decorators. Nevertheless, there are a few practical considerations that most She Beds incorporate.
When it comes furniture, a She Shed should be as comfortable as any space inside the home. This will make it a space you will actually want to spend time in to relax and get away. A day bed with an excessive amount of pillows would be the perfect place to crawl into and take a nap on a warm summer day. Decorating with plants is a popular choice, therefore hanging baskets, window boxes, lattice walls, and shelving are common design features.
Since many women use them as workspaces, bookshelves and desks are also commonly seen. They can store books and serve as a place for plants as well. Chairs are an important consideration because you want something that is comfortable and relaxing. Feminine decor is a way to make it distinctly a space for women, such as lacy curtains and curved ornate furniture.
She Sheds on Instagram
Thanks to Instagram, there are plenty of great places to find ideas and inspiration for your own She Shed. Take a look at these incredible pictures of how users have turned their outdoor spaces into a feminine retreat.
An outdoor daybed is the perfect option for your new She Shed because they can be used indoors and outdoors. You can bring it inside when it’s too cold or place it outside your shed warm summer days. The Wink Canopy Day Bed features a hydraulic canopy, making it easy to adjust. It is lightweight and easy to move around.
Wink Canopy Daybed
We recommend a pair of sleek Acapulco Chairs that are space-saving and designed for lounging on the beach.
For a unique touch, consider a hanging chair such as the Nimbus Hanging Chair which can be hung from a stand or installed where desired.
Nimbus Hanging Chair
Trends come and go, but it looks like She Sheds are here to stay. Woman love the idea of having a small and intimate space to call their own and decorate in whatever manner they please. They are not only good for relaxation, but can also serve as spaces for productivity. The point is to have a space outside of the home. It is a place to unplug and disconnect from the outside world in order to reflect and relax.
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