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One Room Challenge She Shed – Week 1

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We’re are so excited that it is once again time for the One Room Challenge! In the Spring ORC, we did our Master Bedroom Closet, which you can see here. This time around, we have decided to tackle our outdoor she shed! It is definitely a big undertaking, but we know the results will be awesome. If you are unfamiliar with the One Room Challenge, we basically have 6 weeks to completely transform a space…eek! Each week you can follow along as we post our progress.

Here is the shed in its current condition. As you can see, this is where we store everything, so that is one of the hardest parts of this process. A lot of what is in the shed are items we brought from the old house that we clearly aren’t using. So one of the first steps is donating a lot of what is in the shed. The other problem is that household items we do want to keep, we have no idea where to put them! But we’ll figure it out 🙂


She Shed One Room Challenge

One Room Challenge She Shed Makeover

She Shed Makeover for One Room Challenge


The shed is a bit of a mess and has also been our dumping ground for when we don’t know what to do with something. Hopefully the she shed will look somewhat like this once we are done with the process. We are going to paint the interior white to help brighten up the space. Then, we are going to create essentially a second living area. You’re unable to see it in the before photo because of all the clutter, but we also have a great built in shelf. We are going to use it for a bar area, which will be awesome for entertaining.

She Shed Floorplan for One Room Challenge

Our decor inspiration for the she shed is of course eclectic as usual, with a focus on farmhouse and vintage elements. We also wanted to add some pops of color, which will mainly be hues of blue. We’ll also be working on the exterior of the shed by creating a walkway and doing some landscaping, which it desperately needs.


She Shed


Be sure to follow along each Thursday for the next several weeks as we show you our progress and projects along the way. We cannot wait to see how it all turns out, and are excited for you to share the journey with us. Also, be sure to visit Calling it Home to see other great One Room Challenge projects in the works…so much inspiration!


 XO, Jenn

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  1. What a great idea. Can’t wait to see the transformation.

  2. We are hoping to add a shed to our property in the next year so I can’t wait to follow along with what you guys have planned!!! That shed looks huge and I love the plan you have for it. It’s going to be an awesome space!!!

    1. We were so lucky to have already had this shed at the new home when we purchased it! We can’t wait to have the shed all done 🙂

  3. I love a good she-shed! This will be a fun one to follow along with

  4. You will get so much more use out of the space, and it will mean so much more. No need to store things you don’t need! I can’t wait to see this one.

    1. We’ve definitely realized we have way too much stuff that we aren’t using…it feels so great to purge and donate. Can’t wait to have a fun space to entertain in 🙂

  5. I CAN’T WAIT to see this makeover! It’s going to be amazing I’m sure!

  6. What a beautiful outdoor space for the shed, I am so excited that you are taking on such a intense project, its going to be so much fun to see each week. I will be looking forward to each week. The ceiling are s cool. Maria

    1. Thanks so much Maria! It’s going to be hard work, but will definitely feel so rewarding when it’s done.

  7. Kendra @ www.joyinourhome.com says:

    Now that is one ORC I want to follow along every step of the way! Neatest thing ever… Such a big space and I can’t wait to see it transform into a beautiful relaxing area! Good luck, friends!

    1. It’s a fairly large shed, so definitely a lot of potential. Thanks Erin and good luck to you too…can’t wait to follow along on your project 🙂

  8. After you’re done there can you build me a she-shed?! That sounds amazing! I cannot wait to see how it turns out.

    1. We’ll see how this one goes Sarah and then we’ll talk lol…thanks for following along!

  9. A She Shed! I am so jealous. You will have such a ball in that space…and all the creations you will think up there! I am looking forward to following along to see all your progress.

    Have a great weekend (I’m thinking it probably includes a shed!)

    Hugs, Lynn

    1. Lynn, you are correct…the weekend was filled with doing she-shed projects 🙂 It is coming along and we’ve definitely made some progress. Thank you for following along!

    1. It really is such a fun space to transform and we’ve been making some progress 🙂 Can’t wait for it to all be done. Thanks for following along!

  10. What an awesome space, Jenn! I can’t wait to see how you work you magic on it 🙂

  11. How fun that your making over a shed! I would love to have a space like that! Can’t wait to see what you do.

  12. I love that you are creating a she shed! I can’t wait to see the final outcome!

  13. ohhhh how exciting!!! i wish i had a she-shed! i can’t wait for the final reveal and see your progress along the way!

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