Victoria’s English garden summer studio/occasional shop #Decor & Decorating#artists#Global homes#studio#summer#UK#workspaces June 9 | Cat Rocketship Victoria started posting her sweet little backyard studio shed in the Offbeat Home Flickr pool. And with each photo, I fell a little bit more in love with her space. Victoria's a textile artist living and working out of Oxfordshire, UK, with her studio cat Tiddles. This summer house studio is set in her family's English country garden — where she reports she has lovely views into fields and rolling hills. So this is her studio, where she makes clutches, purses, pins, and other re-purposed vintage bits. She also hosts a periodic open studio and — get this — serves tea and cakes to visitors. She says the space taught her not to overcrowd a bitty room: "I'm always tempted to put more on display than is necessary, but it ends up looking cluttered. I like to give objects space to be seen and admired." Reading about Victoria's space and seeing its cozy, clean setup makes me dream of a neighborhood with a bevy of pop-up garden-shed shops I can traipse through, drinking Earl Gray and nibbling biscuits. Like a fancy lady. Before I leave you to ogle the decor porn, here's V's design philosophy: "Don't follow a trend or fashion, it will end up looking dated. If you like it, that's all that counts. Your own style will make it work." Meet Victoria! At least, most of Victoria. One side of the studio… And the other! The garden cafe/beach hut. Yes, you, too, can grow orchids. I hope you enjoyed the tour. Thanks, Victoria, for bringing us along. If you didn't get quite enough, there are a few more photos in her Flickr set. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS A playful full-wall underseascape mural — seals, dolphins, and some anthropomorphic fish NEXT What do you dread your guests finding? Toggle comments [ 7 ] So cute! I want a mini garden shed retreat. 2 agree Reply *Drool* times a million. 0 agree Reply How freaking precious is this place!? It's like a playhouse for grown up girls! I want one! I think I'm gonna get my husband on building me one straight away. 0 agree Reply Does Miss Victoria sell any of her amazing items online? 0 agree Reply I WISH our garden was big enough to have space for a studio/shed thing in it! So pretty. 0 agree Reply Thanks for all your lovely comments. I will hopefully be selling my work online soon. Thanks Cat, love it xx 0 agree Reply Please tell me what colour this summerhouse has been painted. I have just bought mine, and this is exactly the colour I want. Thanks. 0 agree Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.