Yet more Pub sheds that will amaze you or just have you gawping

The pubShed posts are one of the most popular on shedblog – see here and here, so I thought I would do a new one with some of the newer examples of this fine form of shed. Be it a tiki bar or a old school english pub or even a disco shed – you…

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Cool Things You Can Do When You Power Up Your Shed!   

Thanks to Richard from WhatShed.co.uk for this guest post about cool things you can do when you add power to your shed. Ok so the title may make you think that we are talking about putting guns on the roof, zombie proof shutters on the windows and so on. But actually what we are talking…

Guest post :  A woolly hat for your shed

Thanks to Andy from Workshopshed.com for this guest post about insultation your shed roof. Everyone knows when it’s cold you put a hat on to keep warm and every house has loft insulation. But when building a shed we typically only have a layer of board topped with felt to keep us warm. My shed was…

Some amazing beach huts not by the sea

I love a shed by the sea or beach huts as you normal people call them. Here are some great examples of the genre by our fabulous sheddies – the majority of them seem to be owned and created by lady sheddies showing once again that the ladies are on top shed form. So get…

I love the sugru little videos

I’m a big fan of the super rubber thing Sugru but their little videos show what it can do in a few seconds. In the bathroom small changes can make a big difference and help to transform the whole room! http://t.co/FgM37F2xJs pic.twitter.com/1ebsHF8aJE — Sugru (@sugru) February 11, 2015 Kitchens are where your #culinary magic comes…

Q & A with author of Shed Decor: Sally Coulthard

A brief Q & A with Author and sheddie Sally Coulthard , who’s new book Shed Decor: How to Decorate and Furnish Your Favorite Garden Room is out on the 19th of Feb. Q) Shed decor is the 2nd book on sheds you have written – are you as obsessed about sheds as we are?…

Some American Sheds that will take your breath away

Yes Shed of the year and the humble shed is mainly a British thing. (if anyone wants to licence it for elsewhere talk to me 😉 ) But it’s great to see the innovation happening overseas in the USA – I have always been in awe of their Tiny Houses but now looks like our cousins…

UK Architecture graduate win competition to design French Bike Sheds

I can’t see something like this happening in the UK – sheds for all I say! Taken from Loire & Loges In 2005, the French National Federation of the Building industry (FFB) approached the Touraine association of young architects, the Girafe for the construction of a new age vineyard cabin. Big sister of the cabin…

Sheds that don’t look like traditional sheds on the outside

We love strange and innovate sheds for Shed of the year – but of course some purists will say that’s not a shed – I say does the sheddie love it like a shed? YES well it’s a shed in my book 😉 But here are some sheds that definitely don’t look like your traditional…

Inspiring & Exotic Moroccan-Inspired Sheds

Not sure if it’s the first bit of sun we have had in the UK the past week (now rain) but some lovely Moroccan-Inspired Sheds have been added to readersheds for Shed of the year 2014. I love a bit of Moorish architecture and these lot really push the boat out with their interiors – if…

Hopefully this shed builder is not in the dog house

I love the crazy but creative sheds that you lot build – this one has just been entered into Shed of the year 2014 – and it’s a thing of beauty – and the dog is so lucky! JAKE’S CAMOMILE HOUSE   any other sheddies built amazing structures for their pets – then let me…

What to buy that sheddie who says humbug this Christmas

Iam not a massive fan of the yuletime – but I do like to get at least one present (Normally Beer Socks) but Iam sure you sheddies out there would love these experiences from wish.co.uk – or just do one of their award winning Zombie things Steam Engine Driving Experience   Brewery Experience and Beer…

$200 for an eco shed with a dome – you bet your shed

All been quite on the shed front for a while – but then this one was added to readersheds and it inspired me to post this blog – and I think it would even inspire new shed of the year judge George Clarke. Earthen Tiny Home Dome built by Jeffrey its been around a while…

Fashion designers Eley Kishimoto want to love & brighten up your shed

The husband and wife duo behind the fashion house, Eley Kishimoto, have taken time out of their busy schedule to brighten up Britain’s gardens with Cuprinol’s new range of garden paint Shed of the Year sponsors, Cuprinol, scoured the nation to find the UK’s oldest and most dilapidated shed and commissioned the fashion duo to…

Get 5% off a new shed from Garden buildings Direct

5% discount to run until sat 17th Nov for customer when they purchase an item from garden buildings direct valued at over £150. Just click on the banner above and enter the code NOV5 when you check out. Simples – we get a very small percentage of the sale – so you are helping us…

Can a shed be the T3 home gadet of the year?

The lovely shed working or just chilling Tetra Shed has made it to the Home gadget of the year finalists at the T3 awards A modular office system for your garden? It sounds too good to be true and looks too cool to be real but the Tetra Shed uses the kind of genius design…

Is this most technically advanced shed by the sea?

We love sheds by the sea and we especially love sheds with tech but Sheddies tech favorite Suzi Perry has created a beach hut with virginmedia for all your techheads who are spending the rest of the summer down at the good old British seaside and need your gadget fix. Beach lovers will be able…

So you want to build a TARDIS shed for shed of the year 2013

As it’s my holidays I spent over an hour queing to get into the The Doctor Who Experience, the new exhibition down the bay in my home town of Cardiff. anyway moaning aside the Experience was great after we finally got in and the children(Mrs uw friend was staying) we were with, were suitably terrified…

Shed build: A “posh shed” in the making

Sheddie Andrew Smale contacted me via twitter to say if I wanted to see his shed build… Iam not the head sheddie for nothing – of course I want to see any shed build in progress. anyway He has also written a description of his build and we hope to see it on readersheds.co.uk very…

Can you photoshop a shed? the b3ta challenge is still open

B3ta that odd part of the internet that always supports Shed of the year by mentioning us in their newsletter have a weekly challenges where they ask their members to “shop” something – this weeks challenge is sheds 🙂 Let’s photoshop sheds. Sheds in the Olympics. Sheds manning machine gun posts in the trenches of…

Are chicken coops becoming more fancy than sheds?

American friend of readersheds and all round Historic Shed expert Jo-Anne Peck has been pinning some interesting chicken coops on her pinterest board. Source: backyardchickens.com via Jo-Anne on Pinterest Source: williams-sonoma.com via Jo-Anne on Pinterest Source: homesteadsurvival.blogspot.com via Jo-Anne on Pinterest Source: debraprinzing.com via Jo-Anne on Pinterest Jo-Anne said the reason for her pinning is…

Some lovely Sheds by the sea at Llanbedrog

Sheddie Hilary always sents me some great photos of sheds she sees while out and about – Iam sure she just takes these many trips just to see sheds (she is so lucky);) These one’s are from the lovely part of the word that is North Wales, Llanbedrog.

Brilliant shed like tents – Men only from fieldcandy

Not sure about men only as our lady sheddies would be allowed in these amazing tents anytime 😉 There are some sacred places in the world. But for a man, nowhere more so than his shed. A sanctuary, an escape where he can leave things how he wants, without fear of being nagged. Men, this…

Just Sheds : Some great sheds for the new year

Well where did January go? hopefully these great shed photos will cheer you up and give you some shed love in Feb from our Just Sheds Flickr Group, where we now have 2124 members 🙂 if you have any shed photos then add them to the group!

Ten amazing photos of sheds : may include some on the wonk

Here is a roundup of Some of great photos added to our Flickr Just Sheds group this last month or so I love to see photos on the wonk or a Jaunty angle and especially sheds If you have any photos to cheer me up in this dark/wet/cold/shedless UK winter then please add them to…

Can you help a student make your shed safer?

Student Sam Hunt has contacted me and asking if you sheddies can help him with this project by answering a survey?  Proposed Project Title: The Remote Shed Lock – making shed access easier. The brief – what is the problem? The garden shed is no longer just a garden shed – it is now a…

Can’t afford a new cabin? Test drive one with a stay in Wales

Up to 65% Off Log Cabin Reatreat For Eight People at Goytre Valley Park Highlights Two storey cabins near stream Power showers and fitted kitchen On-site restaurant, bar area and access to BBQ pits Children’s play area Close to the beach and well located for adventure sports

Buy Sheds : Large workshop sheds and wooden garages from Waltons

Some nice sized and priced work spaces from Waltons – If you are like me and can’t build your perfect shed from scratch then I can see a few sheddies turing one of these spaces into a great Pub Shed or Office space. Walton’s Premier Groundsman Apex Wooden Workshops The Premier Groundsman Apex Workshops are…

Just Sheds : Sheds being constructed

I hope some of these sheddies from our Just Sheds Flickr group get there builds done and share their sheds over at www.readersheds.co.uk for Shed of the year 2012.

Cheap sheds are ok – but sometimes you want something Premier

Waltons have a large selection in their Premier Groundsman Range , some are not to my taste as these two very practical but I am not a Barn person 🙂 Walton’s Premier Groundsman Dutch Barn Sheds The Premier Groundsman Dutch Barn Shed is supreme in garden storage space. Its extra large double doors allow superb accessibility and…

Think you have a Cool cabin – be in the book

“My Cool Caravan” – which was a photographic and style based homage to classic and vintage caravans now the same people are are looking for sheddies for My Cool Cabin the follow up. The shoot for the next book “My Cool shed” will be taking place end of July, August and September and we are…

Waltons 5% on all shed orders over £150 until 6th May 2011

The royal wedding is long gone but Waltons still have a royal code of their sheds.. Voucher Code Code – royal11 Promotion – 5% off any purchase over £150 Expires – 06-05-2011 If you use any of the links below readersheds gets a small percentage of the shed sale – so help us for shedweek!…

Just Sheds – it takes all sorts

Some great sheds photos taken and added to our Just Sheds flickr group. During Shed Week there will be a vote for the best one added to the group this year..