In the home office, gorgeous wood paneling and an elaborately decorated coffered ceiling just might make it difficult to pay attention to the task at hand. Fortunately, there's also a chandelier to shed some light on the subject.
One of the toughest parts of the renovation was not having a kitchen. Even the kids got tired of eating out. After having to outsource almost every meal during construction, the family voted to turn the backyard shed into a chicken coop!
Here's an open and welcoming entryway providing a bright and cheerful first impression for large groups of family and friends. White walls and trim keep the space feeling airy and clean. The custom built-in bench provides a convenient spot to shed outerwear and boots.
Wide windows with Craftsman styling shed a lot of light on this transitional kitchen. The designer's top goal was to brighten the space. The windows not only bring in loads of natural light, but they also offer a great view of the garden outside.
Another clever place to hide equipment is below your deck's staircase, the way Land Art Design did here. This hideaway functions as a tool shed that can handle taller equipment, and it doesn't take up any of your precious yard space.
The green paisley wallpaper in this bathroom sets the color scheme for the room. Two small lamp fixtures surround the oval mirror topped with green cloth, plaid lamp shapes to shed light on the glass tile stripe, mirror boxes and green towels sitting on the white tile sink below.
After the backyard transformation by licensed contractor Chip Wade, the Schroeder residence in Atlanta, GA now has a lot of function. An old shed was transformed into a chicken coop (left) and a sitting area with a custom hammock, as seen on HGTV and DIY Network's Elbow Room.
The shed-style art studio has two sliding glass door entries and clerestory windows to maximize the natural light entering the space. Square concrete paver walkways with Mexican pebble joints connect the studio with the house, fire pit area and concrete patio. Pea gravel makes for a clean and budget-friendly mulch material.
If you’ve got leftover tile in the garage or shed from your kitchen or bath remodel, put it to good use as a table runner. Simply piece the tiles together in the center of the table; then mask the seams with floral vessels.
An inviting porte-cochere trimmed with heavy wood beams connects a side entrance of this French country-style home in Atlanta, Georgia, to a small shed that is set up to serve as a private office or studio. Both structures are clad in whitewashed wood shingles, mimicking the style of the adjacent carriage house garage.
Homeowner Rod Rusyniak is an avid gardener who tries to find time every day to walk his Atlanta yard. His yard boasts a dramatic pitch that rises into the hillside of his backyard and a network of winding paths and terraces for a putting green, storybook potting shed, dog house, fire pit and much more.
Paired with a functional and beautiful low-water landscape with clean lines, this backyard art studio was designed for a client who wanted a contemporary work space outside of the main residence. The shed-style, finished studio structure with two sliding glass door entries and clerestory windows maximizes the natural light entering the space.
This recently renovated, 6,000-square-foot home naturally features waterfront views from every room. The island also includes a boat house with a guest bedroom and game room, a tea house with a wrap-around porch, a caretaker's cottage and a maintenance shed -- in addition to two private beaches.
Once a functional garden shed, this cozy guest cottage now sleeps two, with a queen sized bed and a set of cozy bed linens. With tons of natural light let into the space by the windows and French doors and warm, natural tones, this guest space is a romantic cottage getaway.
A mix of flowering plants and shaped shrubs create beautiful levels and textures to decorate the natural stone yard in this cottage yard. The blooms add soft color shining against the vivid green grass.
This backyard building looks like a shed, but it's actually a sauna. The 8-by-12 foot structure is the best size
for an outdoor building that houses a sauna, according to Minnesota sauna builder Glenn Auerbach.
His saunas include a changing room and sauna room and a pitched roof.
As seen on season 1 of Tiny Luxury, this high-end tiny home measures 33 feet long by 8.5 feet wide and is packed with luxurious features. The sleek modern exterior features clear cedar siding, tinted minimalist windows, an alternating shed roof and an accordion window wall that leads to a cozy outdoor seating area.