12 Perfect Hammocks & Hanging Chairs

Because napping in a hammock is the definition of living the dream

Johanna Silver
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Tie one on

  • $145;

This ridiculously comfortable Cotton Rope Hammock has a breezy, loose-knit design—perfect for keeping cool on hot days. It comes in a signature hammock tote, perfect for storage and travel.

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The statement piece

  • $598;

The retro Knotted Melati Hanging Chair adds spunk and style to any outdoor (or even indoor) room. Its deep seat is the perfect hideout from life’s busy moments.

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Summer Outdoor Decorations

Summer is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean if you haven’t decorated for this season it’s too late. There’s plenty of time to include a few summery details to your patio or backyard for a quick refresh and to impress any guests you have over for a barbecue or an alfresco meal. A big overhaul isn’t needed when you can put a few trendy items out on display.

The experts at Etsy shared the top outdoor décor trends for this year, based on top searches within the outdoor and garden category on . “This summer, outdoor decor is all about creating a warm and inviting space for your friends and family,” Dayna Isom Johnson, the trend expert for Etsy, told Real Simple. “Create a staycation right in your own backyard! We’ve seen the excitement around the hygge trend for the past couple of seasons indoors, but now we’re seeing this come to life outdoors. Whether it’s a statement wreath for the front door, a cozy fire pit for the yard, or a comfy swing chair to soak up the rays, all of the items create the perfect setting for a lush backyard oasis.”

Some of these trends aren’t surprising, including summer wreaths and swinging seats, but other ideas seem new and Pinterest-inspired, like fairy gardens and minimalist birdfeeders. Johnson sees some of the trends as throwbacks to other decades: “The most surprising thing about this summer’s trends is the nostalgic nod to the decor of yesteryear. From wind chimes to birdhouses, these trends are an unexpected trip down memory lane, with an updated, modern feel.”

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Boho lounging

  • $199;

The Bohemian Fringe Hammock comes adorned with a free-spirited fringe that’ll have you feeling siesta vibes in no time at all. It’s made of organic cotton and handcrafted in Brazil. This hammock features an open-loop suspension for hanging and comfortably fits two people.

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Hang time

  • $495;

This retro Hanging Rattan Chair is inspired by a '60s Scandinavian design.

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Sweet like candy

  • $99;

Meet the Taffy Hammock—generously sized (big enough for 3 or 4 people!), waterproof, and colored in gorgeous stripes. Hang the hammock on its open loops. Reinforced edges make this hammock exceptionally tear-proof.

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Floating on a cloud

  • $199;

The king-sized Cloud Hammock is a nap waiting to happen. It’s waterproof, UV-resistant, quick drying, and quilted—plus it comes with a matching detachable pillow. The king-sized spreader bars (which make for even distribution of weight) are sourced from sustainability-harvested wood. Keep your hammock clean by washing it by hand with a mild detergent.

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Make it a double

  • $195;

This Classic Double Hammock is just what the doctor ordered for you and your sweetie. It’s hand-woven from artisans in rural Thailand. Attached each loop to a sturdy post or hammock stand and let the relaxation take hold.

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Instant vacation

  • $109;

Get your cocktails ready for the Colada Hammock—made in Columbia, where hammocks are a part of daily life. The king-sized spreader bars (which make for even distribution of weight) are sourced from sustainability-harvested wood. Reinforced edges make this hammock exceptionally tear-proof. Keep your hammock clean by washing it by hand with a mild detergent.

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Twice as cozy

  • $695;

Also inspired by a '60s Scandinavian design, the Double Hanging Rattan Chair has an added crisp white trim and an expanded scooped seat to easily fit you and your lovebird.

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Two for one

  • $90;

It’s a sleeping bag! It’s a hammock! Now you can get the best of both worlds. Invented by a couple in Boise who make it out of parachute nylon, the Bison Bag is the world’s first combination sleeping bag/hammock.

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Kick up your heels

  • $70;

Perfect for camping, the Eagles Nest DoubleNest, made from breathable, quick-drying nylon, sets up in two minutes flat, leaving time to lounge until the dinner bell rings.