Thrifty Ways To Help Create Your Dream Man Cave or She Shed

After two years of too much sharing of the same spaces, practically falling over each other, it's not surprising that the pre-pandemic trend of she sheds and man caves has exploded and is expected to continue growing even after we're mostly back in the office.

By design, she sheds and man caves are small spaces. Usually created out of an old shed or spare room, they are as diverse as their owners and can add untold potential to any home.

There are plenty of ways to transform a space into something spectacular with a little creativity and without breaking the bank. Here are a few tips to get you started.

It sounds uber cliche, but knowing what you want out of your space is the first step in knowing what you need to create your dream man cave or she shed.

Know Yourself

If you're a crafty person, perhaps you want a quiet, quaint room that holds all your supplies and allows you room to be creative in one well-organized space. If you're a gamer or follow a fandom, maybe you'd like to decorate your space to pay homage to your obsession with Pokémon, Minecraft, or Star Wars gear.

Local thrift stores are amazing places to find gear for your man cave or she shed. Furniture, pictures, and even neon signs can all be found with a little work and patience.

Thrift Stores

Whether you love Dollar General or Dollar Tree, you can usually find great items that can easily be made into something new with a little creative spirit and ingenuity.

Dollar Stores

In the last decade, selling online has boomed, and many local communities have Facebook and other social pages for individuals to sell their unwanted items. This can be a great way to scour for a specific item that may be a bit pricier than what you'd find at a garage sale.

Online Thrifting

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