COOLUM BUSINESS: Multiple home-wares store owners run a collaborative 'shed'.
COOLUM BUSINESS: Multiple home-wares store owners run a collaborative 'shed'. Patrick Woods

What's inside the Big Green Shed?

TUCKED away in a small industrial cul-de-sac, and camouflaged among its neighbouring businesses, is a collaborative treasure trove of cute homewares and upcycled furniture.

From the outside, the Big Green Shed looks exactly like it sounds, but inside are four distinct small businesses, with another just across the driveway.

While MOSS specialises in beachy furniture, the Vintage Stockroom delves into a rich vintage theme, including furniture hire for weddings and events.

The Cacti Fly features art pieces and giftware, and Chapter Two is a coffee bar with a French industrial furniture trade, while Lush Clothing and Giftwares operates from across the way.

Chapter Two owner Ange said the businesses complemented each other without overlapping too much.

"We've all got our own little identity," she said.

"My theme kind of chose me, I naturally get drawn to that."

Ange said the collaboration attracted a wide cross-section of the community.

"Our client base is quite diverse, from photographers to foodies, interior designers to new home owners, and those setting up Airbnbs.

"From 18 to 75-year-olds, men and women.

"They just like the whole vibe of it when they walk through.

"There's something for everyone."

MOSS owner Charlee said the collaborative environment felt like a neighbourhood.

"We all support each other," she said.

"It's a nice little family feel."

The Big Green Shed is at 130-132 Greenoaks Dr at Coolum Beach if you want to check it out for yourself.



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