these wood slats are utilitarian in the way they are connected to the substrate — countersunk screws — but note the care in angling the top of the projecting pieces, so water sheds off the wood. contemporary exterior by Fougeron Architecture FAIA
Michelle created her tiny, 18-inch-deep garden shed by co-opting space from her garage behind her Mill Valley, California, home. (See Steal This Look: My Mini Garden Shed in a Garage for more.) But it was time to update the look: “I wanted to paint the shed a single color because a uniform backdrop makes it easier to organize all the tools and pots and accessories in a garden shed,” she says.