If you've ever dreamed about building a backyard escape, then Debra Prinzing's book Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways is a must-read. The book highlights 28 crave-worthy backyard or backwoods spaces across the US. Whether it's a modest suburban shed that's been turned into a writing space or an elegant gallery created from a renovated boathouse, this book offers much in the way of inspiration to its readers.
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The gorgeous full-color photos were shot by William Wright, who lavishly documents both small nooks and the overall structures. The book also contains sample plans for building a shed as well as practical ideas for building and design. I, for one, am inspired, and have already begun envisioning what our backyard would look like with a 100-square-foot structure in the far corner. If you're prone to hatching similar plans, I recommend picking up a copy of Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways.