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Wouldn't it be nice to have a getaway that didn't involve any travel? It's possible, thanks to customizable 'she sheds.' Despite the somewhat tongue-twisting name, these pint-sized backyard escapes have proven to be a big trend. It's easy to see why: They're simple to build and are downright adorable.
The only challenge is seeing past the utilitarian nature of a shed. With a little lighting, some extra storage, maybe some cute furniture, you've turned that potting shed into a much nicer alternative to hiding in the bathroom next time you need some "me time."
To get you inspired, Lowe's has just revealed four 'she sheds', each geared towards a specific interest. The makeovers started with the Heartland Metropolitan Lean-To wood storage shed, which has an almost mid-century vibe. Skylights, electrical wiring, and lanterns gave the sheds a welcoming feel. The difference comes down to accessorizing and furnishings that give each space a different vibe.
1. The Reading Nook
Tufted chairs, bookshelves, and a neutral rug create a respite made for relaxing with a good read.
2. The Yoga Studio
A sleek bench, large-scale artwork, and a natural fiber mat offer a calming space to achieve maximum focus.
3. The Office
The shed's small proportions are just right for fitting in a desk/command center.
4. The Studio
Having a designated spot to find your muse makes all the difference.
To see how these sheds came together, watch the video!
January 09, 2016 | HouseBeautiful by Brie Dyas