Charming Garden Retreats

Most of these cozy hangouts had humble beginnings: they started out as sheds but now are character-filled backyard living spaces.

  • Garden Shed Near Trees

    Out With the Tools

    This beautiful cottage had its start as a storage shed. RMSer shirls \"moved the lawn equipment and tools to the garage and converted the space into a relaxing place to listen to music and/or read a good book or write one of my own.\"

  • Garden Cottage

    At Home in the Garden

    This inviting cottage has become the perfect place to read, nap or contemplate the garden. Posted by RMSer Garden Imp

  • Garden Shed Potting Shed

    Reclamation Project

    Formerly a chicken coop, this garden retreat is now RMSer gardeningmichelle's sanctuary.

  • Garden Shed Pond

    Resting by the Pond

    Attached to an existing garden shed, this \"porch\" serves multiple functions — potting, storing gardening supplies and, most important, relaxing with a view of the pretty pond. Posted by RMSer catnabarn

  • Turquoise Garden Shed

    Cooking Is a Breeze Here

    Formerly a shed, this screen house is an outdoor kitchen and a place for relaxing and entertaining. Posted by RMSer soliare

  • Shed and Patio Area

    Party Place

    Intentions often take detours in DIY projects. \"Our backyard pub was created when we decided to build a garden shed,\" says RMSer 10555404

  • monkeyface blue garden shed

    Crafty Cottage

    RMSer monkeyface applied her cottage-chic decorating style to the inside of this shed and made it a perfect place for relaxing and crafting.

  • Garden Cottage with Pond

    Family Retreat

    RMSer Suzanne_9862863 says her cottage gets a lot of playtime — for board games with the grandkids, visits with her sister and cozy reading.

  • Red Garden House

    200 Square Feet of Fun

    RMSer DexFawcett built this combination potting shed/garden retreat from scratch. Surrounded by a mini garden and picket fence, the charming refuge \"has given me many hours of enjoyment as well as a tranquil place to spend time in during the warmer weather,\" he says.

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