I transformed our dated late 1970s kitchen on a small budget of around $300. Eventually we would like to take the wall down between the living room and kitchen/diner to create an open plan space but for now, we wanted a kitchen we could live with for a couple of years whilst we saved up for a more costly renovation.
Commonly referred to as a Shed-House – ‘Shouse’ or Shed-Home – ‘Shome’, a livable shed turned house is a popular way to create a budget home with plenty of open plan living space.
The benefits of using a typical shed style layout include having large non-structural wall spans and an open-plan interior space. The style also has a striking aesthetic and grandeur which is hard to replicate in a standard home construction.
Making ethical and sustainable choices whilst shopping is important to a lot of people and becoming more so. Transparency around product production and materials is becoming the norm as consumers become more aware of bad practices such as pollution, plastic waste, and child labour/sweatshops.
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