Create your very own hideaway for relaxing, crafting, reading, or just to have a private place just for you. She Sheds provides the instruction and inspiration in this lovely gift-able edition.
They've got their man caves, and it's time for you to have a space of your own. She Sheds shows you how to create cozy getaways with inspiration from across the country. You will start by defining the goal and purpose of your space. Will you use it for entertaining? Crafting? Alone time? Then, use the gallery of over 100 photos as inspiration for your decor, paint colors, and landscaping. Construction ideas, as well as ideas for upcycling and other green resources, are at your disposal throughout so you may truly personalize your she shed. Get inspired, and get started on your very own tricked-out retreat!
Erika Kotite is a home and lifestyle expert and the author of She Sheds: A Room of Your Own and She Sheds Style: Make Your Space Your Own. She is the co-founder of She Shed Living, a gathering space for women who enjoy life in their backyards, and She Shades, a line of chalk-based exterior paints. The former editor of Romantic Homes and Victorian Homes, Erika worked for years as a partner in a book-packaging company, editing and developing books within the arts, textile, and crafting sectors. Some of her other book projects include Blogging for Bliss, Natural Soapmaking, Natural Candlemaking, Photo Album Quilts, Felt Fashion, and The Daily Book of Photography. Erika has been interviewed by and featured in Architectural Digest, Buzzfeed, Oprah.com, Parents, Toronto Sun, Orange County Register, NBC’s Today Show, PBS’ Central Texas Gardener, and Toronto City TV’s Breakfast TV show. Erika lives in Huntington Beach, California.