ISSUE 77  |  Summerhouse Gardens

5 Favorites: Porch Swing Roundup

June 18, 2013 1:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

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A friend emailed to say she was searching for a porch swing, which made us realize we hadn’t covered this category before. It also made us realize that it’s actually hard to find a good exemplar; here are five we like (plus a bonus DIY project).

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Above: Loll Design’s Go Porch Swing is made from 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic reclaimed from used milk jugs. The swing hangs from black nylon cord with stainless steel fasteners; $850 from Design Within Reach.

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Above: Wood Country Cabbage Hill Red Cedar Porch Swing (shown above with a whitewashed stain); $336.69 at the Porch Swing Company.

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Above: The White Banks Bed is made in South Carolina; go to Bulls Bay for ordering information.

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Above: The Louisiana Cypress Swing Bed is $475 from Louisiana Cypress.

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Above: The Kingsley Bate St. George Porch Swing is made of solid teak with solid brass fittings; $590 at Wayfair.

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Above: A DIY Porch Swing via Ana White.

For more porch inspiration, see Summer Screened Porch Roundup.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 8, 2012.