There are plenty of different ways how to make your garden more comfortable and relaxing. You can upgrade landscape and plant some new plants or you can add and make furniture for your garden. Also, there are different types of furniture that a garden needs. One is the crucial and one is not so crucial but it is pretty awesome if you have it. And we can say that swings are those kind fo furniture pieces that it would be really awesome to have on your garden. It might be quite hard to find the piece from shops that looks like you would wish and would not cost a small fortune. Well, I can say it is pretty impossible. But luckily there is a solution and the solution is making one yourself.
We have made a list of 20 different types of swings and hammocks that have a tutorial with pictures and instructions that you can easily follow. This should eliminate that problem for you. All you have to do right now is to check out the awesome list that we have put together for you and choose your favorite one that you’d like to make. If you did choose one and decided to build one, then we’d really love to hear what kind of swing you chose and how the build went! Leave your thoughts below.
1. DIY Pallet Swing Bed
Outdoors is a great place where you could relax after a hard day, but finding a good place in your garden where you can be by yourself and relax might not be so easy. Big swings are great for that. You can lye on them and even take a nap. This particular pallet swing is easy to make and also cheap to make.
2. DIY Rustic Wood And Rope Swing
This classic rope swing is simple to make and looks great. If you have a tree in your garden and you want to make your garden more kid-friendly, then adding this kind of swing in your garden is definitely a start.
3. DIY Porch Swing
If you got a porch, then you already have seating places and you might like to upgrade those. If you have enough space and got a place where to install a couple of hangers, then you should definitely make a porch swing. It is easier to make than it looks.
4. Super Easy DIY Swing
A super easy DIY tree swing. It is a perfect project if you do not want anything special. A simple swing that is sturdy, looks good and most importantly, it is safe for your kids. Check out the tutorial to see how easy it is to make.
5. DIY Porch Swing
Another porch swing that looks quite similar to previous one, but it has some different design elements. If you like this design more than previous one, check out the tutorial. It really does have more complex design than the previous porch swing.
6. DIY Tire Swing
This might be the cheapest and easiest way to make a swing. And it is if you have old tire lying around or you know where you could get your hands onto one. Making this is quite straightforward and easy. But if you are not certain of yourself, you can check out the tutorial that will help you.
7. Easy DIY Tire Swing
Another tire swing, but in my opinion, it looks bit better than previous one, but both are great. This one uses a rope to install a swing onto the tree and it is even easier and cheaper to make. Check it out.
8. Baby Swing DIY
A beautiful baby swing. This swing is made out of wood, some textile and rope. Not just your baby will love this swing but also your garden will love it as it will make your garden look awesome. I have to say, this swing is and looks quite awesome.
9. DIY Pallet Sofa
It is a great pallet sofa if you’d like to spice up your patio and add a place where you can chill out. As it has ropes, you can have it installed and uninstalled when necessary. A budget project that doesn’t look that budget.
10. DIY Outdoor Swinging Bed
There really isn’t a better way how to enjoy the outdoors better than doing that on a big bed swing. Put a mattress on that you will get an amazing place where to spend some magic nights.
11. Platform Swing
This is a great platform swing for kids. It takes a bit more time to make and needs some unique materials, but there is nothing too bad. Luckily there is a tutorial that will teach you how to make that.
12. DIY Hammock Chair
If you do not have a garden, but still would like to have a swing where to spend some good comfortable time, then no worries. You can make an indoor DIY hammock swing.
13. Firepit Swings
This is a bit bigger project than others, but still nothing too scary. Yes, it looks complex, but it isn’t. Everything has a quite simple design and everything that you can probably make.
14. Trampoline Swing
This trampoline styled swing is perfect for people that are looking for a place where to spend their nights or get good naps. A comfortable big swing that you do not have to add a mattress.
15. Classic Porch Swing
This is a bit more classical styled porch swing. If you want simple and nothing too fancy, then this is a perfectly good swing to make.
16. Mattress Porch Swing
Also a simple classical porch swing, but this swing is designed to hold a mattress. This and previous swing is quite similar, but take a look at tutorials and compare what would seem more simple to you to make.
17. DIY Swinging Bench
A pretty much the same swing as a porch swing, but it is attached to a tree. There are some unique steps that you have to take where you did not have to take when building a porch swing. A simple but yet beautiful swing.
18. Swinging Pallet Bed
This porch swing is a bed. It is a perfect place where to relax out and read books or watch some movies and series. To build this porch swing slash bed take a look at the tutorial.
19. Easy DIY Rope Swing
This is a super easy DIY rope swing that you can make from just a rope and piece wood. It is a perfect DIY swing project if you want to make a swing for your kid.
20. Tree Swing For Kids And Adults
It is also quite a simple swing but it has a bit more complex design than the previous swing has. So, it might require a bit more effort from you but you also get a bit more beautiful swing out of your effort. A perfect swing for your kids or even for you to enjoy.