The inside was kept rustic and authentically dated; exposed studs and horizontal sheathing is a nod to early 20th century building practices, and recycled windows, doors, and brick complement the structure's bones. And upstairs? The dormer windows on both sides house a campout-worthy set of small beds.
This little shelter has proved to be one of the Edrington's favorite features of their backyard; it not only improves the landscape, it allows them to enjoy a cup of tea on the front porch, organize and store all their gardening gear, and host overnight sleepovers for their grandchildren — all in the same spot. Read More: An Old-Time Garden Shed on Fine Homebuilding (Images: Kent Peterson for Fine Homebuilding.)