Backyard shed ideas range from traditional to creative uses. While sheds are traditionally used for storage—a great solution for keeping things organized, easily accessible, safe, and out of sight—there so many other uses, many of which you may have never considered. Here are three uses to explore. 1. Backyard Shed Idea: Doghouse If you’re planning to buy a dog for your family, want to create an outdoor living space for your pet, or just need to get down-and-dirty with a hands-on project, consider converting a backyard shed into a dog house. We have a wide range of Ranch style sheds for the perfect dog house idea. Choose internal spray foam insulation, place a fence around the shed, add a doggie door—and you have the ideal palace for your pup.