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5 New Ways You Can Use a Garden Room This Summer

5 New Ways You Can Use a Garden Room This Summer

Summer’s nearly here and we’re all looking forward to spending more time outdoors with family & friends.


This Summer, Aussies are investing in their own outdoors: garden rooms, entertainment areas and backyard pools; to create the Resort Feel at Home.


We take a look at 5 unique & inspiring ways you can use the humble garden shed, complete with examples from our customers’ backyards.

1. Create an Outdoor Media Room 

With just 76 days until the Australian Open starts, and many more important sporting events scheduled in between, now is the time to start planning your dream outdoor media room!

By creating a media room outdoors, that can spill out onto the yard, Fred’s family have got the ultimate entertaining space which they can enjoy with friends over summer. 

And during winter? Close the doors, cozy up on the lounge and settle in for a good movie on the projector screen.

See more photos of Fred’s Outdoor Media Room here. 

2. Alfresco Entertaining 

There’s two things Aussies look forward to each summer: BBQ’s & outdoors. What better way to do it than create a dedicated dining area right beside your pool? 

Claudia has done exactly that with her Melwood Porch Cabana. 

The Cabana creates a cozy, shaded area with comfy seating, and then she’s added a large custom deck to create a dining area. 

Click here to see more of Claudia’s Outdoor Entertaining Area

3. Create a Retreat for the kids

Another way to use outdoor space this summer is to convert your shed or garden room into a kids retreat!

Think somewhere for them to watch movies, hang out with friends, or play noisy video games.

And the biggest bonus? More peace & quiet for you inside the house!

France’s Mod23 is a retreat for her daughter – her personal space to sleep, work or relax. 

Click here to see the rest of the studio.

4. A private Art Studio / Hobby Room 

Kimberly uses her shed as an Art Studio, however, at the end of each year, it turns into Xmas Planning HQ for her kids!

A hobby studio like this is great for work-from-home creatives.

It’s your own private sanctuary; where you can get in the zone and focus on your work, undistracted. 

On weekends and holidays, the art studio transforms into multi-purpose, family-friendly space!

See more Art Studios here.

On weekends and holidays, the art studio transforms into multi-purpose, family-friendly space!

5. The Ultimate Pool Party HQ 

Last, but not least, a Garden Room or Shed positioned beside your pool creates the perfect spot for a Pool Party!

Scott & Berni’s Mod Cabana is perfect for kids pool parties, complete with seating & a mini bar for the parents!

Click here to see more of this funky Pool Cabana.

Scott & Berni’s Summer-Ready Pool Cabana

Fresh, bright and modern. Just add seating, a cool drink and your backyard pool party is ready to start!

Ready to get your own Multipurpose Shed? 

If you’re ready to boost your backyard with a garden room made just for you, the next step is to fill out this form & download our brochure. 

We will be in touch in the next few days to answer your questions and help you take the next steps to bring your creative studio to life!

The whole process can be completed in just a few weeks, and we’re here to show you exactly what to do.

Council approval is often not required, making a Melwood Garden Room one of the quickest & easiest home improvements you can do!

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