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Make Your Summer DIY Retreat With SheShed!

A SheShed can be an extraordinary family project during the summer holidays! While traditional activities like board games and video games are enjoyable, diving into a collaborative DIY venture like creating a SheShed can be an incredibly rewarding and memorable experience for the entire family.

The Family Bonding Experience

Imagine a project where every member of the family contributes their unique skills and creativity to the perfect DIY project during the Christmas holidays. From choosing the perfect cabin style to creating the ideal colour palette, everyone gets a chance to be involved. It's not just about building a space in your backyard; it's about bonding, sharing ideas, and creating something that reflects the collective vision and love of the family.

Education Through Construction

A SheShed project provides an incredible opportunity for learning. Children can explore various aspects of construction, from measuring and cutting wood to understanding the basics of wiring. It's a practical, hands-on experience that supplements formal education while teaching valuable life skills along the way. It’s also a great opportunity for everyone else in the family to learn new skills like working with their hands, planning, designing, and following build instructions - which requires teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills. Whether you’re an experienced DIYer or a novice, building a SheShed with your family over summer is a fantastic way to challenge yourself and learn new things. The reward? You end up creating something special that the whole family will enjoy for many years to come.

Unleashing Creativity

A SheShed is a blank canvas waiting for creativity to flourish. Each family member can contribute their artistic flair, whether it's through painting, decorating, or adding personal touches that make the space truly unique. It's a chance to let imaginations soar and create a space that reflects individual personalities while harmonizing as a unified whole.

Check out our blogs below to get some ideas and inspiration:

A Space for Relaxation and Connection

Beyond the construction phase, a SheShed becomes a special sanctuary—a retreat within your own home. It’s a special space that everyone in the family can enjoy. Once it’s built, the SheShed can be used as a place to read, relax, meditate or practice yoga, paint, write, or just spend time alone. It can easily be used as a fun hangout spot for family movie nights, game nights, or even sleepovers too. Additionally, it can serve as a spot for fun family gatherings while fostering deeper connections and creating quality time together.

A Cost-Efficient Way To Add Value

Creating and building a SheShed can help you embrace your DIY skills and resourcefulness. All SheShed Cabins come with great how-to videos and step by step instructions written in English so that everyone in the family can have a go at building the cabin with ease. Plus, building something together can make your summer project be very cost-effective compared to purchasing a ready-made structure, or extending the house for more space. Building a SheShed is an excellent way to add value to your home. If you decide to sell your home in the future, a well-built SheShed can be a selling point that sets your home apart from others in the neighbourhood. It’s a unique feature that will add value to your home in the long run.

Memories That Last a Lifetime

The memories made during the process of building and enjoying the SheShed will always be cherished for years to come. From the laughter shared while hammering nails to the satisfaction of completing each stage, these moments will form an enduring bond among family members. You’ll work together, learn together, and celebrate together once the SheShed is complete. It’s a project that everyone can be proud of and will continue to create more cherished memories for many more years down the track. 

In a world where we are constantly bombarded with digital distractions, engaging in a physical, collaborative project like building a SheShed can be a refreshing and fulfilling experience. It's not just about the end result—it's about the journey, the shared laughter, the learning, and the togetherness. This holiday season, consider embarking on the adventure of creating a SheShed with your family. It’s a fun and rewarding DIY project that will challenge you, teach you new skills, and create a special space that you’ll all love. So, ditch the building blocks, video games, and family board games this summer holiday and get started on building your own SheShed!

Our Most Popular SheShed Cabins For Summer:

Star Cabin (Treated)

9 square meters

3m wide x 3m long
2.8m tall • 28mm walls
Treated timber


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Cabana Cabin

12 square meters

3m wide x 4m long
2.8m tall • 28mm walls
Treated timber


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Tasman Cabin

20 square meters

4m wide x 5m long
2.9m tall • 44mm walls
Treated timber


Tussock Cabin

8.75 square meters

3.5m wide x 2.5m long
2.47m tall • 45mm walls
Untreated timber


Coastal Cabin

12 square meters

4m wide x 3m long
2.56m tall • 45mm walls
Untreated timber


Alpine Cabin

19 square meters

5.5m wide x 3.5m long
2.71m tall • 45mm walls
Untreated timber


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