Shed of the year 2017 – Finalists announced – Look at these sheds! also #NotAShed

Britain’s Got Shed Loads of Talent 32 shed-hot finalists from around the UK set to battle for top honour of Shed of the Year Cuprinol’s Shed of the Year competition has announced the long-awaited shortlist for 2017 highlighting this year’s most eccentric, exceptional, and extraordinary sheds Public voting is now open to decide on the…

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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…

The continuing rise of She Sheds – Lady Sheddies Rule

Sheds in the eyes of the media have always been a male dominated area, here in our little shed world we have always supported the lady sheddies. Now on the internet after the big “new things” of Pub Sheds it’s now the lady sheds that are becoming popular or SHE SHEDS – it’s great that…

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…

Do you love sheds? do you love Wine then this shed is perfect for you

We love a unique shed on readersheds.co.uk but this one recently added is very unique indeed. This former wine keg is now suitable for approx. 4 people who can comfortably enjoy it’s interior with it’s cellar and also it’s attic where they can all sleep. We have built in a seating area inside with a…

Ten things you don’t expect to see in a garden shed

Traditionally you would not expect to find any of these things inside a garden shed, but our sheddies always have to be different and we salute them. 1) Hot Tub HOLS 2) Roman sun dial THE ROMAN TEMPLE 3) Brewery THE HAMMERSMITH BREWERY AND ALEHOUSE 4) Live Music SONGS FROM THE SHED 5) Telescope SHEDSERVATORY…

Lovely tiny house and treehouse animated gifs

Here is a series of animated GIFs made by the French Animator / Illustrator  Guillaume Kurkdjian , they are obsoletely gorgeous. I love the Tree house one oh and the shepherds hut – wait a minute  I love them all You can see all the lovely work here.   HT

Is the Guardian condoning the burning of sheds?

Today on twitter the Guardian  – launched a campaign for this weekend newspapers – along the lines of #owntheweekend. The Guardian and the Observer papers are full of even more things to read and do. Ian foolishly tried to do it all at once. Don’t make the same mistake he did. They show Ian (if…

11 Sheds that will inspire you to become a sheddie in 2014

2013 has been a great year to be a sheddie and 2014 will be even better but to get you in the mood to Share your Shed – here are some sheds that will get your creative juices flowing – of course we welcome all types of sheds on readersheds – so everyone has a…

$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…

Sheds by the sea – Norfolk

The readersheds annual holiday is over BOO – but after a busy shed week, nearly a week was needed to relax and that place was North Norfolk – even after the five and a half drive from shed HQ in mountainous Wales. Of course much food was eaten – Brays Pies where the stunning ,…

Guest Post: Hints & Tips for installing solar power in your shed

Our new friends you may have seen them on the Eco Shed category knowyourplanet.com have provided a quick guide to getting your shed powered up using the power of the sun. One of the many reasons there are so many sheddies across Britain and the world is the innate desire to get away from it…

The Finalists for Shed of the year 2012 are …

The winner has been announced – Woodhenge If this page is not loading properly you can see all the finalists over on the main interweb site readersheds 🙂 The winner will be announced during National Shed Week – which starts on July 2nd 2012 – so keep an eye on readersheds.co.uk or follow Head [email protected] on…

What would be my perfect shed – a bit of all these I think

As you should know by now I love sheds 🙂 – I was emailing a sheddie the other day – and the question was asked by him why I set up readersheds and shed of the year – simple – jealously really – I can’t have a wonderfull shed – so Iam living my shedlife…

Shed.TV Wonderful HDR Time Lapse Garden Shed

Alexander Thornton has done this great time lapse video of a garden shed HDR Time Lapse Garden Shed from Alexander Thornton on Vimeo. Here he explains the process The shed shot came around after I looked out my kitchen window into the garden, it was quite late in the day so the sun was getting…

Men or Women sheddie – does it matter – We all need sheds

Today there has been some discussion on that interweb (yes you may have heard about it) about an article published in the Telegraph about how shed can help Men with their problems Health experts say there is real benefit in letting men escape to their simple sanctuaries, that could even help them live longer. As…

Shed FAQ : Battening down the hatches

This Guest post from the every handy Andy from Workshopshed – I was a bit slow on posting it… but its relevant now as it was when he sent it to me, also most sheddies are not as organised as Andy, so may only be getting round to it now 😉 Autumn is my favourite…

Shed invasion in centre of Cardiff

The centre of Cardiff (my hometown and the self appointed spiritual home of Sheds in Wales) over the past few days has seen an influx of wooden cabins – I assume it’s for the Christmas style market – but maybe it’s a scouting party for a full on Shed invasion force. “I, for one, welcome…

Shed.TV : Made by Dave in a “shed”

UKTV channel Dave are using a shed in their advertising for their launch of the new shows under the moniker “made by Dave” Shed loads of original shows including all-new Argumental with Sean Lock and Dave’s One Night Stand with Tim Vine. Simon Crabtree, the Director of the project says… We all love sheds, doesn’t…

Instagram and sheds – a photo match made in shed heavan

A lot of sheddies seem to be using Instagram the very popular app for the iphone (which is not available for my andriod yet) I think people like using it as it gives the photos that back to the late 1970s look – when for me at least the inspiration sheds would have on my…

Fancy a tattoo? Get down the shed

If I was ever brave enough I would have a tattoo of “a pint of beer – looking out from a shed door” but not as strange as Rod Gilbert’s flaming battenburg mind. But It would never happen as I faint at the sight of my own blood and cry like a baby if I…

It’s not over until the big International Shed is announced

Shed week could not end without a post about the great sheds from all over the world, we have had a hundreds of sheds added from overseas and even though we don’t have an offical International Shed of the year (It would need a sponsor so I could give a prize) but it’s wonderfull to…

Waltons Shed Clearance Sale

Too late for entry for Shed of the year 2011 – but be a great starting point for next year. Walton’s Value Overlap Apex Sheds The Walton’s Value Overlap Garden Shed collection comprises five garden sheds that each provides affordable quality. Every garden shed utilising an overlap structure offers great storage capacity for general garden…

Homebase has 20% off selected sheds this weekend

There are 20% off selected sheds from Friday 6th – Monday 9th May there is no need for a voucher code as the reductions have been made on site   Apex Shed – 6.5 x 10.2ft Was £739.00 Now £591.20 Save 20% Plastic Apex Garden Shed 8 x 6. 172/8659 Was £549.99 Now £439.99 Save…

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!…