Forget the man cave.  This summer, we want to be hangin’ out in a she-shed.  Similar to the man cave, a she-shed is an outdoor space where the ladies can sit back, relax, and enjoy a little time to themselves.  Of course, the best ones aren’t just functional, they’re beautifully decorated, too!  Click ‘Next’ to see 7 inspiring she-shed designs.


1. The Crafter’s She-Shed

Move the tools to the garage and turn your backyard shed into a dedicated craft room!  It’ll free up some space in the house, and ensure you’ve got a real space to house all of that creative energy.



 2. The Tea Room She-Shed

A space of your own to curl up with a cup of tea, and a good book?  Count me in!  This she-shed ensures Mom gets some time to herself away from all of the craziness of the home to enjoy a little relaxation.



 3. The Exotic She-Shed

The perfect place for a staycation, this she-shed has been designed to feel like you’re in another place.  Boldly decorated with lights, and brightly colored fabrics, it’s the perfect place to entertain friends or unwind after a long day.



 4. The Hideaway She-Shed

A quiet space away from the hustle and bustle of the home is the perfect retreat when you need a little R&R.  But who says you need to go further than your own backyard to find it?  Perfect for anyone working shifts, or those of us who just happen to be fans of the afternoon nap, this she-shed hideaway is beyond cozy!14



 5. The Gardener’s She-Shed

Never throw your gardening tools into a dark, dingy shed again!  Turn that space into an oasis for horticulturalists with plenty of color, shelves, and knickknacks that can be used in an around your garden.  The beautiful space will have you itching to spend more time outdoors and give your plants a little extra love.15



6.  The She-Shed Library

Who wouldn’t want their very own space to catch up on some reading?!  A cozy chair, plenty of pillows, and a few shelves for your books make the perfect she-shed library.  Plus, all of that greenery from your garden makes for the perfect soothing backdrop.



7.  The Artist’s She-Shed

Often the best inspiration can be found in your own backyard.  And that’s definitely true if you convert a garden shed into your own artist’s studio.  Grab an easel, some paint, and let the beautiful sights, sounds, and colors of the outdoors guide your creativity.