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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.

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

3. This gorgeous gardening shed:

5. This classy little spot:

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.


15. And this gorgeous glass house:

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.

17. This simple book-filled cabin:

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

Stacy Bass

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

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