Saturday, March 24, 2012

This Ain't Yer Grandma's Porch Swing! DIY Swing Beds & Chairs

Porch + Swing + Bed = Awesome

Check out how some creative folks used salvaged wood, old doors, and reclaimed furniture to create these wonderful suspended beds, seats, and chair swings for either indoor or outdoor use. I think you'll agree...this ain't yer grandma's porch swing!

photo by Roland Persson

Dreamy porch swing bed with picket fence headboard via Bedzz Without Legzz




I need a swing like this to refresh my spirit! 



Wonderful outside swing via Coastal Living



How tranquil (via Pinterest)

Love the idea of an over sized hanging bench... you could even buy and modify a wooden futon frame for this, with a twin or toddler mattress. (waterproofed of course):
Chippendale swing bed

Boho inspired swing bed



 If you don't want to make your own, you can buy a swing bed online.

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Check out my related blog post: 
Upcycled: New Uses For Old Chairs

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Have a great week!

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