Porch Swings

After all the yardwork and chores are done, there are few things more relaxing than sitting in a porch swing with a good book or company. Imagine yourself swinging in these incredible porch swings, porch beds, and hammock chairs.

Porch Swings

Wine Barrel Stave Porch Swing


A perfect porch addition for any wine-lover, this swing sadly doesn’t include any wine. By Sean Larsson of Wine Wood Works.

Live Edge Cedar Porch Swing


This stunning swing, made from red cedar logs and sawmill cedar lumber, will make you feel like you’re on a mountain vacation. By Poverty Gulch.

Child’s Wooden Porch Swing


If your little ones are too young for a standard porch swing, they’ll love a child’s sized version. By Chuck McNett of The Grainery.

Day Bed Porch Swing


Whether you like sleeping outside on a hot summer night or prefer quick afternoon naps in the fall, a porch swing bed will make you the envy of the neighborhood. By Jennifer and Trevor Zandt of Industrial Envy.

Chaise Lounge Porch Swing


Have we mentioned we love porch swing beds? This version allows you to either lounge upright with a book or sprawl out for an especially dreamy nap. By Jennifer and Trevor Zandt of Industrial Envy.

Charleston Porch Swing

This stunning take on the porch swing bed eschews traditional chains for some sturdy rope. It’s perfect for a Southern-themed country home. By David Belser of Four Oak Designs.

Porch Swing Loveseat


Who said you need fancy wood for a beautiful porch swing? We love the simplicity and unique take on the back of this design by KR Wood Creations. By KR Wood Creations.

Modern Porch Swing


This sleek take on a wooden porch swing is custom-made and built from redwood. By TG Woodworking Shop.

Cushioned Porch Swing


If you can’t hang it from your porch, this extra-comfortable swing comes with its own stand. By Hatteras Hammocks.

Swinging Egg Chair


Need a little privacy? This swinging egg chair is a perfect outdoor reading nook. By Great Deal Furniture.

Wagon Wheel Porch Swing


Rock me, mama, like a wagon wheel porch swing. By Leigh Country.

Globe Chair Porch Swing


This simple and elegant take on a hanging chair is a great option for smaller porches. By Byer of Maine.

Glacier Country Porch Swing


We love the western-vibe of this porch swing by Montana Woodworks.

Enclosed Porch Swing


For those who need a little more shade (or privacy) with their porch swings. By Fine Mod Imports.

Rope Porch Swing


If you can’t decide between a hammock and a porch swing, why not do both at the same time? Sit upright or lounge in a rope porch swing. By Outer Banks Hammocks.

Hickory Porch Swing


Enjoy the summer’s “Hickory Wind” in this hickory porch swing. By It’s All Amish.

Round Faced Roll Back Wood Swing


This beautiful and roomy porch swing comes with a built-in console for drinks and snacks. By Tribes Southern Swings.

Simple Cedar Porch Swing


It’s hard to go wrong with a simple cedar porch swing. By Rusty’s Woodworking.

Rivertown Porch Swing Bed


The reclaimed wood look of this porch swing bed looks great indoors or outdoors. By Lowcountry Swing Beds.

Steel and Wood Porch Swing


Can’t decide between a metal porch swing and a wooden one? Go with both. By BESHAD.

Crib Mattress Porch Swing


This porch swing by Pallet and Crate offers a great way to reuse an old crib mattress.

Pallet Porch Swing


SB Pallet Creations give old pallets new life with this porch swing.

Pine Porch Swing Bed


This simple pine porch swing bed by Kerf and Burled is the stuff dreams were made of (and on).

West Ashley Swing Bed


This swing bed by Lowcountry Swing Beds looks like it came straight out of a fairy tale.

Single-person Porch Swing


Who needs a rocking chair when you have a few single-person porch swings? By Inked Woodworking.

Mahogany Porch Swing


This modern porch swing is a reminder that mahogany is absolutely beautiful. By Industrial Envy.

Simple Blue Porch Swing


Your porch swing should match your personality. If that means robin-egg blue, then this is the porch swing for you. By It’s All Amish.

Pallet Bed Porch Swing


Britt and Tyler upcycle old pallets in this unique porch swing bed.

Veranda Porch Swing


We’re blown away by the woodwork on this veranda porch swing by UWharrie.

The Beautiful Beaufort Hanging Bed


A low-country zip code isn’t a requirement for this hanging bed by Custom Carolina.

The Historic Hilton Head Hanging Bed


If you prefer island life, check out this Hilton Head-inspired swinging bed. By Custom Carolina.

Sommerwind Sofa Porch Swing


Match your wicker outdoor furniture with this wicker porch swing (it’s woven over a metal frame so it’s sturdy). Comes in four colors. By Whitecraft by Woodard.

Flip-Ware Porch Swing


Buying for two swingers only? This inexpensive swing is just the right size for lovers young and old. By Beecham Swing Co.

Suspended Luxury Swing Bed


This swinging bed is 7 feet in diameter and holds up to 700 pounds. Put your slumber party in motion! By Skywalker.

Recycled Plastic Porch Swing


Highwood looked to recycled plastic to build this simple porch swing. You’ve gotta love the sustainability factor…and the low price.

All Weather Wicker Swing


Wicker is another classic look for porch swings—but the 9 unique cushion designs let you make it fit your style. By International Caravan.

Canopy Swing Bed


A convertable bed, swing style. This standalone unit is porch swing by day, bed by night. By Coral Coast Siesta.

Adjustable Tilt Canopy Metal Swing


An inexpensive option with polyester cushions that clean easy. By Coral Coast.

Straight Back Porch Swing & Stand


Long-lasting natural wood outdoor furniture? It’s possible thanks to shorea, a wood that’s similar to teak but is sustainably farmed. By Belham Living.

Wicker Kambree Rib Hanging Egg Chair


No hanging necessary with this sturdy framed porch swing for one. By Island Bay.

Wrought Iron Porch Swing


This wrought iron porch swing may be a little on the heavy side, but will require less maintenance than a traditional wooden porch swing. By International Caravan.

DIY Porch Swing Kits

Many porch swing kits from major retailers, like this one from Lowe’s, require some assembly. This simple model comes unfinished, so you can apply any color you’d like to it.

If you’re looking for a more hands-on project, there are dozens of free templates online and several that you can buy from sources like Amazon. This one includes full-sized patterns so you can easily trace and cut the more complicated curved parts.

Other than lumber and tools, you’ll need some simple chains and hooks. You can find a porch swing chain kit at stores like Home Depot.


Hammock Chairs

Sleek Hanging Chair


Why have one big porch swing when you can have a couple of these sleek, silky, no-fuss hanging chairs by Hangover Hammocks?

Brazilian Hammock Chair


If you’re looking for a hanging chair that’s a little more colorful, this Brazilian Hammock Chair is sure to brighten up your porch. By Hammock Sky.

Nest Swing Hammock


This nest swing hammock chair is another colorful option for your porch. Clearly, it’s great for naps! By Thriving Trades.

Written by Emily Harris

Emily lives in Seattle. Growing up, she tended to a backyard garden where she grew corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, and more. She also helped establish a community garden at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

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