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19 Gorgeous "She Sheds" That You'll Want To Retreat To ASAP

TBH, some of these are nicer than my actual house.

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"She shed" is a kind of terrible name for a concept that's actually pretty cool: a female alternative to the "man cave," AKA a dedicated space where a gal can go to read, work on her hobbies, or just get five minutes of peace. Here are some truly dreamy ones from the book She Sheds: A Room of Your Own.
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"She shed" is a kind of terrible name for a concept that's actually pretty cool: a female alternative to the "man cave," AKA a dedicated space where a gal can go to read, work on her hobbies, or just get five minutes of peace.

Here are some truly dreamy ones from the book She Sheds: A Room of Your Own.

1. This shed, which the owner had dreamed about for years, and finally got herself as a milestone birthday gift:

Mary McCachern

2. This rustic San Luis Obispo space:

Sarah Greenman

To me, you are Pinterest-perfect.

Sarah Greenman

3. This gorgeous gardening shed:

Becky Sanks-Hogg and Anissa Crane

4. This California space, which features loads of upcycled materials:

Kim Snyder | kimberlyjosnyder.com

The windows, which the owner's friend had in her barn, are 50 years old but had never been used.

Kim Snyder | kimberlyjosnyder.com

5. This classy little spot:

The shingles! The DOORS!!! The owner, an avid horsewoman, uses it to store all of her tacking, and as a place to display the awards she's won at horse shows.
Kim Manning

The shingles! The DOORS!!! The owner, an avid horsewoman, uses it to store all of her tacking, and as a place to display the awards she's won at horse shows.

6. This sunny studio, where the owner, a jewelry maker, goes to work:

Joan Drews

It's insulated and wired for electricity, and means the owner no longer has to use her blowtorch in the house. 😊

Joan Drews

7. This airy shed, which the owner, a floral designer, uses to create arrangements for wedding clients:

Anne Wells

8. This modern stunner:

Cody Ulrich

TAKE A LOOK AT THE INSIDE:

Cody Ulrich

9. This East Texas shed, which is made almost entirely from salvaged and upcycled materials:

Mark Gaynor

10. This simple modern space, where the owner paints and teaches art classes:

Tamara Armstrong

11. This little charmer, which looks like a playhouse for grown-ups:

HI, YOU ARE CUTE.
Susan Mintun

HI, YOU ARE CUTE.

The owner uses it as a studio for sketching.

Susan Mintun

12. Prefer a more modern look? Check out this one:

It's also very ~green~. Learn more here.
Studio Sheds

It's also very ~green~. Learn more here.

13. Or this one:

It actually sits behind the owner's historic home.
Dominic Bonuccelli

It actually sits behind the owner's historic home.

14. There's also this Spanish-style shed:

Jeff Doubet

15. And this gorgeous glass house:

Of the shed's 30 windows, all but eight of them can actually be opened. It was built entirely with recycled materials, and though it took two years to finish, it only cost $600.
Sarah Greenman

Of the shed's 30 windows, all but eight of them can actually be opened. It was built entirely with recycled materials, and though it took two years to finish, it only cost $600.

16. This all-American space, which started as a purchased tool shed:

The owner's husband customized it.
Jeff Doubet

The owner's husband customized it.

10/10, would go there to text.

Jeff Doubet

17. This simple book-filled cabin:

Ann Possis

18. This eclectic space:

Kim Snyder | kimberlyjosnyder.com

19. And this gorgeous hexagon-shaped shed, which sits on the edge of an award-winning garden:

Despite the elegant exterior, it's actually very practical — it's just used for regular old storage.
Stacy Bass

Despite the elegant exterior, it's actually very practical — it's just used for regular old storage.

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