12 Creative Backyard Shed Ideas to DIY This Summer

12 Creative Backyard Shed DIY Ideas You Haven't Thought of Before

Creating the perfect backyard space is difficult, especially when it comes to storing all the tools and entertainment supplies you need to make hosting possible. Did you know though that you can actually make your own shed on the cheap, or even better, turn an old shed into an entertainment room or a sauna?

With a little creativity, you’ll have all of your guests in awe when they step outside into your yard. So what’re you waiting for?

1. Gardening Tools Shed Copycat

DIY Assembled Shed on Side of House
Source: The Cavender Diaries

Have you ever thought of just mimicking a sold out or discontinued design? This post from The Cavender Diaries shows how a popular shed design can be brought back from the dead.


2. Bike Storage

Bike Shed DIY
Source: Today’s Gardens

While there are lots of clever ways to store your bike inside your garage, don’t you worry about accidentally scraping your car on the way out? I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty terrible when it comes to bikes and small spaces. By keeping your new bike shed outside, you can keep your bike safe and even more readily accessible than in your garage or house.


3. Pub Shed

DIY Pub Shed With Bar
Source: Kloter Farms

If you are looking to create a bar in your backyard but want a better way to store your entertainment system and alcohol, a shed might be the perfect solution. This way, you can keep your expensive goodies locked away and safe from the elements.


4. Glamorous Shed Makeover

DIY Shed Glamorous Makeover
Source: Ella Claire Inspired

Guess what, people? Women love sheds too! Try turning a bland shed into a glamorous backyard getaway to share with friends.


5. Reclaimed Windows

DIY Shed With Reclaimed Windows
Source: Down to Earth Digs

Creating a recycled shed is actually a great look to have in your backyard. It’s authentic and eco-friendly.


6. Tree House Shed

Tree House Backyard Shed Idea
Source: Flikr

If you are looking for an easier way to create a tree house, try using an existing structure like your old shed.


7. Skinny Shed

Skinny Garden Shed DIY
Source: The Owner Builder’s Network

This shed seriously reminds me of a telephone booth and I love it. If you are low on space, consider a free standing skinny shed.


8. Glass Shed

DIY Glass Shed for Your Backyard
Source: The Owner Builder Network

Most people use their sheds as a way to hide all of their tools. I say keep them on display! While your at it, you can turn your shed into a greenhouse as well.


9. Motorcycle Shed

DIY Motorcycle Shed Idea
Source: DIY Atlanta Modern

Ran out of space for your motorcycle or simply just don’t use it very often? Try turning your old shed into a little garage space.


10. Studio

Modern Office & Studio Shed Idea
Source: Studio Shed

If you are tired of feeling locked away inside your house while working and want to be closer to nature, try creating a studio in your backyard out of a shed. This way you can be surrounded by your garden and all the cute little creatures that come with it!


11. Green House & Garden Shed

Greenhouse & Garden Shed Idea to DIY
Source: BHG

This cottage style green house used to be a shed and it looks ADORABLE.


12. Backyard Sauna

Backyard Shed Turned Into Sauna
Source: Matter Matters

Now this might be the most unique idea of them all – a sauna. Treat yourself with a backyard getaway by transforming your old shed into a brand spankin’ new sauna!


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