“Shed chic is the the newest trend,” says Heather Basso of Studio H Interiors
. And the bar shed is here to prove it. A marriage of the "she shed
" and "man cave
," the bar shed eschews gender stereotypes and functions as a kind of grown-up playhouse. It's the newest trend for outdoor entertaining among the Pinterest crowd, so we hit up the experts to find out how to recreate this backyard delight at home.
“Why not take advantage of some underutilized real estate on your own property by converting an existing shed, which decreases clutter and excess garden tools rarely used?" suggests Basso. DIY Expert and Host of Kelsey On The House
, Brian Kelsey adds that "there’s no need to start from scratch." You can buy an inexpensive metal shed and make a few adjustments: Remove the doors, paint an antique finish on the outside, and use aged wood or shipping pallets as accents to cover unsightly areas.