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How to upcycle and organise the shed

We kept this shed makeover simple

I've been meaning to organise the shed for years. It was cold, messy and full of clutter, with nowhere to put anything. So seeds and tools started to spread around the house. [caption id="attachment_9214" align="alignnone"…

July 1st, 2018 - Garden style & living, Garden trends & design, Sheds/sanctuaries, Vintage & thrift

What colour should I paint my shed?

I have been debating the crucial issue of what colour to paint my shed. Painting your shed transforms your garden. And if I paint my shed, it'll also last longer. The wood is protected by…

June 18th, 2017 - Garden style & living, Sheds/sanctuaries

What do you need to build a unique shed?

How to build a unique shed

This is the story of how you can build a unique shed out of salvage, imagination and hard work. Garden maker Posy Gentles decided she wanted a new shed several years ago. Her current shed…

February 26th, 2017 - Garden style & living, Sheds/sanctuaries, Vintage & thrift

If you’re buying a new garden shed, read this first…

Tips on replacing and repairing sheds

Are you thinking of buying a new garden shed? Is your current garden shed looking tatty? Do you need more garden shed storage? We've been pondering these questions for the last ten months. I dithered…

October 16th, 2016 - Gardening know how, Sheds/sanctuaries

Re-vamp your shed – a really short & easy guide

Transform any ordinary shed with wood stain or paint

Re-vamp your shed by painting it. It's the quickest and easiest way to make a big difference. Ever since my friend Rosie Turner painted her garden shed in Barbie-doll pink (with Cuprinol Sweet Sundae), we've…

November 15th, 2015 - Garden style & living, Sheds/sanctuaries