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Letting loose on a playground as an adult is generally frowned upon. But swinging, a favorite childhood pastime of many, provides physical and mental health benefits. Add a bit of whimsy to your home by installing your own indoor or outdoor swing chair. Here we’ve rounded up 7 options, all priced under $600, that will inspire you to swing into spring.
1. Macrame hanging saucer chair from Pier 1, $139.95
Create a carefree atmosphere with this handcrafted saucer chair. The macramé knots form a laid-back design that’s perfect for an indoor or outdoor bohemian oasis.
2. Watercolors hanging deep seating chair from Wayfair, $379.99
Rattan swing chairs date back to the late 50s, and if you’re yearning for something vintage-inspired this model by Twos Company is an affordable option. It has a weight capacity of 175 pounds and includes a hanging rope and clamp.
3. Yellow Leaf hammock chair from CB2, $199
Hanging out never felt so good! This hammock chair was designed in collaboration with Yellow Leaf, “an organization with a focus on creating jobs and easing poverty.” Each chair is hand woven in Thailand by local artisans using multicolored weather-resistant/fade-resistant yarn.
4. Picture perfect chair from Dot&Bo, $250
There are numerous tutorials on how to upcycle a chair into a swing, but if you’re an incompetent DIYer you may want to consider this brightly hued version from Dot&Bo.
5. Circular hanging chair from Serena & Lily, $299.99
A contemporary twist on a classic shape, this hanging rattan chair looks picture-perfect when accompanied by a pair of colorful throw pillows.
6. Fabric hanging chair from Overstock, $75.98
This hanging chair will add character and color to your outdoor space at an affordable price. The muted, orange and purple stripe pattern feels fresh and summery.
7. Rattan hanging chair from Anthropologie, $598
Guaranteed to become the best seat in the house, this round Anthropologie hanging chair is made of rattan with a clear lacquer finish. It’s intended for indoor use and is roomy enough to curl up with a good book and a cup of tea.