Those warm, breezy summer nights are perfect for reading a book outdoors and staying relaxed, and to make your evening even better a hammock is the answer! It provides comfort, adds a nice touch to your home decor, and making one only takes a couple of hours for a DIY project you can do at home!
“There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.” ― Jane Austen
This crocheted DIY hammock is beautiful and adds a lot of style! To make it you will need:
- 3 1 ¼-inch hardwood dowels (30-inches long)
- 2 ⅝-inch hardwood dowels (36-inches long)
- 200 yards (¼-inch macrame cord or rope)
- 8 yards (½-inch rope)
- 4 1-inch wood screws
- Drill and ⅝-inch bit
- Measuring tape
And you will find all the directions with pictures here. It’s a nice project to make on a weekend afternoon, so take your time and enjoy it!
Indoor Hammock Chair
A cute and simple DIY hammock chair you can make in nine simple steps! Even though it was originally thought for kids, the creator of this project over at A Beautiful Mess - where you can also find all the materials and directions to make your own hammock - says it’s safe for adults to use as well.
Some DIY hammock ideas might seem a bit complicated to make at home, but this one is actually pretty simple.
But that’s not all:
It only takes nine simple steps to learn how to make a simple hammock with fabric! You can find them plus all the materials needed at Little Dog Vintage.
Beach Towel Hammock
This easy DIY hammock is made with a beach towel - either a new one you chose just for this project or maybe just an old towel no one uses anymore - which makes it the perfect homemade hammock for summer! The materials you need to have on hand are:
- Beach towel
- 1 leather (or nylon) strapping
- Mid (or heavyweight) cotton muslin (canvas also works)
- Cotton twine
Here are all the directions and pictures you need to start giving life to this project!
Tie Dye Hammock
Tie dye is a beautiful form of art that’s really fun to DIY at home. In addition, it can give you an amazing piece of fabric to build a hammock! Check out Morena’s Corner to learn how to make a hammock that will bring this delightful summer energy to your home!
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