ISSUE 82  |  Dog Days of Summer

DIY: Lime-Green Painted Tire Swing

July 22, 2013 5:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Spotted at Babylonstoren in South Africa: A simple tire swing painted green adds a citrusy dash of color to the garden.


Above: To create your own tire swing, consult the step-by-step instructions at My Mommy’s Place or WikiHow.

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Above: Consider using low-VOC Benjamin Moore Kiwi 544 Aura paint on a well-cleaned tire.

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Above: Another option: the Leaf Green Loll Swing, made from recycled plastic; $250 at Design Within Reach.

N.B.: This is an update of a post originally published June 8, 2012.

Longing to loll? Check out our idea of the perfect hammock and porch swing