In today’s fast-paced world, finding moments of tranquility and relaxation is essential for our well-being. Enter the SheShed, a haven of serenity nestled in the heart of your own backyard. In this blog post, we’ll visit our current 5 favourite customer SheSheds designed to help you escape the hustle and bustle, offering the perfect retreat to relax, unwind, and rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.
Inside one of our Tussock Cabins is the Calm and Colourful Haven. Step into a world of serenity and vibrancy, where tranquility and creativity intertwine. This enchanting retreat is carefully curated to offer a peaceful escape from the demands of daily life while infusing a burst of joyful energy into your surroundings. The exterior welcomes you with a palette of soft white, nestled into a lush vibrant green garden, setting the tone for the oasis that awaits inside.
As you enter, a symphony of colours greets your senses, instantly uplifting your spirit and inspiring creativity. The interior is a masterpiece of balance, with calming elements and vibrant touches harmonizing seamlessly. Vibrant hues of green bring the outdoors in, with natural plant life growing and draping over a floating shelf and side table, and a large green shaggy rug covering most of the internal floor space. Colourful cushions and a sheepskin throw on a sleek and neutral black leather lounge invite you to sink into comfort and relaxation. This quaint reading nook adorned with rainbow-hued pillows becomes your private escape for literary journeys or moments of quiet reflection. An easel hangs on the wall awaiting a moment of creative inspiration for painting and drawing.
The calm and colourful SheShed haven is a sanctuary where calm and creativity converge, a space where you can find solace in soothing hues and embrace the exuberance of joyful colours. It’s a testament to the power of balance, reminding you that even in tranquil moments, life can be an ever-changing canvas of beautiful experiences.
Welcome to the Scandi-Coastal oasis, a tranquil escape nestled amidst nature's embrace in one of our Cabana Cabins. As you step onto the cream-tiled floors, a soothing breeze whispers through the open windows and French doors, carrying with it a sense of freshness from the palm trees outside. The white walls exude a sense of serenity, casting a soft glow upon the woven textures that adorn the rattan furniture, inviting you to unwind in their gentle embrace. Above, the exposed wooden roof beams create an intimate connection with the outdoors, bringing a touch of rustic charm to this coastal retreat. The melding of Scandinavian simplicity and coastal comfort conjures an oasis of relaxation, where time slows and worries fade away like footprints in the sand.
Soft greys dance from the exterior paint to the large soft sofa running along the back wall as a reminder of the ever-shifting clouds and waves that lend their rhythm to this haven's design. This space beckons you to linger – a sanctuary where the boundaries between inside and outside blur, allowing you to rejuvenate both body and soul. A simple white writing desk with black-handled draws beckons for moments of inspiration and focus. Hints of black are thoughtfully placed around the room adding a sense of contrast to the airy space. Green plant life adds pops of colour to the desk, dresser, and back corner.
Whether you’re lost in a book, sipping a cup of tea, or simply basking in the peaceful ambiance, this Scandi-Coastal SheShed cabin is a sanctuary, a space where the essence of the sea and the tranquility of Scandinavian design unite to create a haven of repose.
Step into a world of rustic charm and timeless tranquility in this country-style SheShed. Sitting atop a beautifully designed bespoke pentagonal deck, this cosy retreat welcomes you with open doors. Inside, natural light spills through the windows from two sides with the additional windows ordered with this cabin. A warmly coloured rainbow wool throw invites you to kick off your shoes and sink into the vibrant green armchair. The warmth of the earthy colour palette embraces you, wrapping you in a cocoon of comfort.
Each detail tells a story – from the unique wooden decking that leads to the entrance to the unique and personal photos in frames that tell their own story. Open shelving showcases a curated collection of mugs and farmhouse-inspired knickknacks, inviting you to explore and rediscover the charm of simplicity. As you rest in the embrace of the overstuffed sofa, you’re surrounded by the echoes of tradition and the whispers of bygone eras. Soft floral and geometrical patterning of a large floor rug brings warmth to the space, welcoming you to curl up with a good book or simply close your eyes and let the stress of the day melt away.
This country styled SheShed is more than just a retreat; it’s a haven where time slows down, and the soul finds solace. It is a space where the stories of the past intertwine with the present, where the gentle embrace of rustic design nurtures relaxation and encourages you to savor life’s simple pleasures.
Welcome to the ‘Zen Surfers Sanctuary’, an oasis designed inside one of our Star Cabins for the surfer seeking a slice of serenity amidst the ebb and flow of life. Step into a world where sleek coastal vibes and contemporary comfort converge inside one of our Star Cabins. The moment you enter, clean lines and sleek furnishings meld effortlessly with natural textures, creating a space that’s both modern and inviting. A surfboard adorns a far back corner like a work of art, creating a testament to adventure and the thrill of riding waves. Soft hues of cream and Taupe on the sofa, feature art, and shaggy rug create contrast with the dark gray paint of the walls, floor, roof, and exterior of the cabin. A plush lounge invites you to unwind, the perfect spot to sip a cold brew or flip through surf magazines. The carefully curated décor speaks of sandy shores and coastal expeditions – small collections of shells, driftwood, and choral pay homage to the sea. A large industrial-look light hangs from the ceiling carrying through the modern edge of the space.
The Zen Surfer Sanctuary is a haven where the thrill of surfing meets the calm of meditation. It’s where you can recharge after a day of riding waves, or simply find solace from the busy demands of everyday life. This SheShed is a tribute to both adventure and relaxation, a place where you can ride the waves of life, no matter where they take you.
The Lakeside Serenity Cabin is a testament to the beauty of simplicity and the allure of nature. Nestled by the tranquil waters in one of our Star cabins, this minimalist retreat is a haven for those seeking respite from the complexities of modern life. As you step through the door, a sense of calm washes over you. Clean lines, uncluttered spaces, and a muted colour palette create an ambiance that’s both soothing and invigorating. Every element of design has been carefully curated to amplify the sense of tranquility. The flooring offers a practical simple black tile, durable for wet feet that wander inside to watch the world go by.
Twin French doors frame breathtaking views of the lake, inviting the outdoors in and blurring the boundaries between the cabin’s interior and the natural world. Soft, diffused light dances across the pristine surfaces, creating a sense of harmony that resonates within. Furnishings are purposeful, offering comfort without excess. A large wicker armchair invites you to soak in the sunlight flooding through the doors and curl up with a book. The absence of distraction lets your mind wander freely, allowing the gentle lap of water against the shore to become the soundtrack of your thoughts. The cabin's design seamlessly integrates with the landscape. A quaint deck extends over the water, offering a place to sit and watch as the sun dips below the horizon, or dry off after a relaxing swim or paddle. The ‘Lakeside Serenity Cabin’ is a retreat that embraces the philosophy of ‘less is more’. It’s a space where simplicity becomes a gateway to profound tranquility. Whether you choose to gaze at the stars, listen to the water's gentle melody, or simply be present in the moment, this minimalist haven is your ticket to a serene escape by the lake.
Each of these 5 SheSheds offer a unique escape from the chaos of everyday life, providing a space to disconnect, recharge, and find balance. Whether you’re drawn to Zen-inspired minimalism, vibrant creative sanctuaries, or sun filled and airy spaces, these SheSheds offer a haven where relaxation and tranquility become a way of life. Embrace the art of unwinding and create your own personal sanctuary for ultimate relaxation and well-being.
Each of these 5 SheSheds offers a unique escape from the chaos of everyday life, providing a space to disconnect, recharge, and find balance. Whether you’re drawn to Zen-inspired minimalism, vibrant creative sanctuaries, or sun filled and airy spaces, these SheSheds offer a haven where relaxation and tranquility become a way of life. Embrace the art of unwinding and create your own personal sanctuary for ultimate relaxation and well-being.
Sally lives in a popular beachside holiday destination in Northland, New Zealand. She needed a sanctuary and office away from her house where she could do some painting, work, reading or simply some relaxation while looking out to the luscious native bush. She knew she already had the perfect spot for her calm haven, so all she needed now was the right cabin!
Reaching out to the SheShed team and working with her sales consultant, she found the best cabin for her chosen space. Sally settled on the brand new 8.75sqm Tussock cabin, featuring modern French doors, tilt and turn European windows, double glazing and a corrugated steel roof. The shape and size was just perfect for her sheltered location and suited her nearby house well too.
As her SheShed is the second building on her land, Sally named her cabin "Rua"
Based in "Sunny Nelson," New Zealand, Diane set out to create something unique and multifunctional in her own back yard. She settled on getting a 19.4 square meter Brook River Cabin for her property where she could really spread out, work, play, entertain guests and relax in essentially the same space!
"I use it as a Zen Den, hobby craft room, studio, spare bedroom- I’ve designed it so it’s multifunctional. It’s great having this beautiful space In the garden. I have a desk, chair, sofa bed, breakfast bar, with two stools, computer, bar fridge, microwave, tea and coffee making facilities. Also a sofa chair which is a fab way to relax inside and out of the cabin. I have two cape cod chairs on a deck I built to create a good indoor outdoor flow from the cabin. I love it !!"
- Diane Y
Vivien (Design & Reno Management) has created a stunning space to work and relax during the day.
“We’re using the Cabana as an office, pool room & guest house. The space feels a lot bigger than what we thought it would!
We absolutely love the pitched roof and paneling!
Such a great space can be constructed in a short time with no council approval while adding value to your property.
We’re so happy with this shed, it’s changed the way we live!”
“Our She Shed started life out in Dunedin, when my wife was looking for a retreat to match our 1908 villa.
Unfortunately, due to land size and the addition of a garage and garden shed, erecting the She Shed would not have given the design the justice it deserved, and so it sat in our garage for 18 months.
After checking with the SheShed team that we could ship the shed to Australia without any problems, we packed everything up and moved back to the Gold Coast where the She Shed again sat in the garage for another year.
Fortunately with our new property we had the perfect spot for the She Shed and after a lot of wife nagging and hard weekends jack hammering rocks, and the removal of some small trees, the She Shed began to evolve.”