In the lazy heat of summer, nothing feels better than a gentle nap taken on a hanging bed; all the better when there's a breeze included. Here are 10 Favorites.
Above: A rustic bedframe offsets the floaty white decor. Image via VTWonen.
Above: For a holiday at home, ceiling fans, an outdoor fireplace, and a daybed suspended from the ceiling all play a part in creating a holiday vibe in this poolside cabana. See Holiday at Home: Charleston Edition and take a look at the pool.
Above: Spotted on Home Depot's Home Improvement blog: How to Build a Hanging Bed, a detailed DIY on building your own porch bed with a downloadable, printable PDF with complete instructions and tools and materials.
Above: Swinging bliss in Connecticut. For more on the porch, see Architect Is In: Porch Appreciation in Connecticut.
Above: A hanging bed spotted on Ouno.
Above: Three hanging beds turn a screened porch into an outdoor summer bedroom. Photograph by Quentin Bacon.
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