DIY hammock ideas for summer

Summer's just around the corner, and what better way to kick back and enjoy it than by laying back in an outdoor hammock reading a great summer book Below are some fun ideas for making your own DIY hammock or swing bed from material, rope, canvas or wood poles or pallets. Hopefully you can even find some of these materials that are old/repurposed and save money in the process. 

Now to get my stack of books ready...

DIY hammock ideas
Anthropologie

Anthropologie

via Etsy

via Etsy

DIY drop cloth hammock with instructions - click image

DIY drop cloth hammock with instructions - click image

And check out these resources for  handmaking a hammock  and for  properly hanging a hammock.   Enjoy the summer!

Kelly Anderson

Refreshed Designs

A re-designer focused on natural, sustainable and holistic design.