In our modern society, women are often doing the same jobs, working the same long hours and commuting through horrific traffic to and from work just like men.
In addition to the stress related to their jobs, women also often carry the extra responsibilities associated with being a wife, homemaker, and mother. Let’s face it, women’s minds are going 100 mph, backed up with thoughts of chores and responsibilities that keep them feeling stressed, overexposed, overstimulated, over committed and just plain exhausted. Often each stressful day melts into another and can make a woman feel like there is no escape and make her long for a leisurely Caribbean vacation.
If the above mentioned lifestyle applies to you, you’re in luck! The new trendy “She Shed” gives a woman a place for peace and relaxation in the midst of her chaotic life. The “She Shed” is designed by and decorated by you, and it’s a place where you can do whatever you want without being bothered by the outside world. “She Sheds” are like a little vacation spot where women can go to get a break from the house, the family, and her day-to-day responsibilities.
Costing anywhere from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars, home improvement stores like Lowe’s and The Home Depot are more than willing to offer help. They offer with do-it-yourself “She Shed” kits and even offer professional crews to help make your get away space personal, original, and a reflection of you. You can add your own creative touches like skylights, French doors, and even a patio to an existing shed you have in your yard, or start from scratch with new building materials or even recycled and salvaged materials.
These personal “She Shed” cottages are perfect for women who want special time for themselves where they can do whatever they want like write, pray, garden, sip a little wine, practice Yoga, read a good book, visit with girlfriends, work on crafts, play the piano, or even kick back and take a little snooze.
To get your creative juices flowing, check out the following links to start designing your own She Shed today.
Check out this article by Lowe’s to find out how to do your own she shed! Also, see the video below for examples!
Author - Elizabeth Avalos Photo base image credit: Youtube Video above.