The powers of interior design make it possible to turn your shed into practically anything. Both men and women should use the space at the end of the garden. A shed can offer you some time to yourself, so why not turn into an area just for you. With these 13 fun things to do with a shed, it could become your paradise.
A home spa is the most logical way of helping you relax after a tiresome week of work. For most of us it would be impractical to have one in the house, so make use of the shed. Kit it out with the full works, hot tub, steam room and a shower. Not only will you be able to take it easy after work, your friends will be begging to come over.
- Shed games
Hosting game night in the wrong environment can be a nightmare. Moving board and card games to your garden shed is a great way to be the best host. A dedicated room, along with a well decorated wooden interior will add extra ambience to the competitiveness. There’s lots of storage space, so add in a bottle rack for those long nights of monopoly.
- Dancing room
Transforming your shed into a dancing room, will make you the envy of all your friends. A spot at the end of the garden, where you can groove, is a fantastic way to spend a Friday night. Lay down some heavy duty floorboards, plug in some speakers, a disco ball and you end up with a dance floor.
- Teenage Hangout
For most parents it can be difficult getting teenagers out of their rooms. It is even more frustrating when there are huddled groups roaming around your house. So set up some space just for them. It’s a prime opportunity to get the house back to yourself, whilst knowing that the kids are safe at home.
- Plant pot shed
There are some great things we can do with a shed, but let’s not forget its primary purpose, gardening. If you have limited space in your own garden, use containers and pots to get the plants you want. When things start to blossom, it will be a fantastic Eden to show off to your friends and family.
- Hosting room
Hosting dinner parties, or having people round for drinks can be incredibly stressful. Finding room for everyone whilst catering to people’s needs, is certainly a challenge. So take the focus away from your house and have a room just for taking care of people. Throw in some sofas and cooking appliances, then you’re set up with a lounge and dining room for parties.
- Comfy spot
One of the best things about a garden shed is finally getting some time to yourself. If the thought of totally clearing it out and redecorating isn’t for you, just make space for one comfy chair. Put in a heater, plug in a radio and grab your favourite book. With this bit of space, you can get away from the stresses of everyday life.
- Astrology room
For astrology lovers, a shed is a perfect location for your hideout. On cold winter nights, it can be hard to focus star gazing into the black sky. Plug in a heater and set up some telescope spots, then gaze in warmth and comfort.
- Smoke shack
This is a slightly unorthodox use of your garden shed, but will be hugely rewarding. If you love cooking and want to take things to the next level, transform your shed into a smoking shack. It will add a completely new dimension to your food, letting you smoke your own fish and bacon. It gets you out of the house and keeps away some of the wafting smells.
- Beer shed
This is not to be confused with a pub shed. A beer shed is a place purely for the consumption of various lagers and ales. Kit it out with some tables, stools, TV and possibly pool table, then stock it full of beer. It will be considered a bachelor pad, but it will be a great spot to kick back with your friends.
- Food hut
Why not transform your shed into your very own street food hut. A food hut will allow you to put your very own twist on every dish, letting loose your culinary imagination. Get the family and friends to come round and line up, as if you were serving real street food.
- Farm house
For those with wild animals running around, transforming your garden shed into a farm house is a fantastic solution. Having free range chickens around is the best way to great tasting eggs and meat. However, they need a place to be kept safe. A farm house keeps them secure and comfortable, stopping you from running around chasing them.
- Beauty den
Instead of cramming all your beauty equipment into one bedroom, turn your shed into a designated beauty den. It will stop any disturbances when getting read, whilst providing ample amounts of storage space.