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The Little Lilypad is a lifestyle blog mostly written by a mum to two beautiful, cheeky and entertaining daughters. It is sometimes written by the Man on the Pad or by one of our baby bloggers. Occasionally we accept guest posts too. There is frequently talk of shoes and clothing (we love fashion and savvy shopping), chocolate (who doesn't love chocolate) education and swimming (we love this too). It is hopefully helpful, sometimes funny and always honest.

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Style a secret shed

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Style a secret shed? I know, I know, it sounds like I have gone off in search of the Enid Blyton Magic Faraway Tree and although I could do with some magic to come and deal with my shed, I am conscious that I may need a little more than magic. So when I saw that the lovely Amanda from The Ana Mum Diary was hosting a competition to encourage us to create a perfect hideaway; hidden in the depths of your garden away from the daily drama and noise of the house, I knew that I wanted to indulge my imagination.

I consider myself quite house proud and the garden is an extension of this so I am not entirely sure why the shed is the one thing that is neglected. I am so ashamed of it that I am not even sure I can share a picture. A shed (or summer house) would be a perfect work space for me, I would be able to create a totally girlie shabby chic space to inspire and create within. So I went mooching around the Tiger Sheds website and decided that a corner summerhouse would be perfect to help me meet my aspirations. The Tiger Corner Summerhouse looks to be the epitome of garden living, just imagine it whitewashed with soft chair and drapes and no toys (!!).

 Tiger Corner Summerhouse

I have to admit that as my husband is the only man in our abode, I very often give in to more masuline design in the house so he doesn't feel completely overwhelmed by the feminine influence, which means that our bedroom is not particularly girly so my summerhouse would allow me to indulge in a perfectly personal girlie space. I managed to lose myself in Pinterest with cool, calm colours perfect for a clear head and a long to do list. 

 

I did mention that I wasn't going to share a picture of our current shed with you but my husband suggests that it is full of character ...... whereas I am convinced it is more full of spiders and a possible wasps nest. It needs to be gone so I can get the girlie work space my heart craves.

 Shed - old

There is no Pinterest board that is going to help that now is there?

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  1. Woo hoo, now that would be a transformation and what a pretty one, anything is possible! x

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  2. Michelle twin mum

    Chuckling away at your shed, I do think ti mght be beyond help! Mich x

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  3. Oh my gosh, I do want that Summer house!!

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  4. Oh wow, how fantastic! DO IT. My sister has a craft shed and I am so so gel! Life goals, I tell you. Life goals.

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  5. get the shed! i have a corner one, not as my hideout but as a proper shed. didn't stop me painting it white and putting lovely decals up at the window. soooooo pretty x

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  6. I can see why you are longing for a secret shed especially compared to what you currently have hiding in your garden. I love your Pinterest board - can I come and hide in your secret shed too?

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  7. nice plans Mrs. I don't even have a shed at the moment. I love your cool colours and the pretties.

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