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Revamp your garden shed

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Eley Kishimoto Shed

I guess fashion designers must get bored with skirt lengths and model fittings and colour forecasting, as increasingly they seem to be branching into other creative areas. Karl Lagerfeld’s photography. Tom Ford’s film making. But I think Eley Kishimoto have really taken the biccy with their collaboration with Cuprinol (yes, you read that right) to create the ultimate garden shed.

The design couple found a dilapidated shack in Chiswick (below)

Old Shed
and transformed it into the picture you see at the top of the page, using Cuprinol paints and  a Posy Ivy print,  originally designed by the husband-and-wife team for their Spring Summer 2012 Collection.

Cuprinol is now opening a nationwide competition searching for the shed most in need of love, with the most down-on-its-luck shed winning a total transformation by the dynamic fashion duo.

Alas, I don’t have a shed myself, though I have a cunning plan to get Mr Muddy to attempt the construction, from which point I’ll probably be in with a decent chance.

If you want to enter, go to the Cuprinol Facebook page for further details or email with images of your shed along with your name, location and a brief explanation of why you should win. (Just so you know, ‘Because I’m worth it’ won’t cut it).

Winners will be announced during National Shed Week  – honestly I’m not joking, this really exists! – which starts on the 1st July 2013.

Alternatively, send Muddy Stilettos pics of your most fabulous sheds and I’ll put up the best one to coincide with Shed Week. After all, we must mark such important national events!

Find more ideas here


3 comments on “Revamp your garden shed”

  • Glamorous Glutton April 24, 2013

    Im with you Jo. Before is definitely more appealing than after. GG

  • Jo Watson April 22, 2013

    Call me strange, but I prefer the ramshackled look. perhaps not so practical though

    • muddystiletto April 22, 2013

      I think probably there’s a happy halfway between the two extremes!


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