25+ Indoor and Outdoor Hanging Chairs


Indoor or outdoor hanging chairs are a beautiful and comfy spot to relax. Add them in your home for a cozy reading nook. Or add one to your patio for a relaxing outdoor oasis. We’ve found some to buy and a couple to build too.

After adding a hanging chair to your patio, kick up the ambience with these tips. Or they go great in a boho bedroom. And they are a great reading chair, incorporate one into a reading nook.

SGPH 2019 House 05 JAR Real Estate Development, Photo by Remodelaholic

In the last year or two we’ve seen and loved all of the hanging chairs that have been incorporated in all areas of the home. They add a nice spot of sit and relax, a little bit of a fun flair, and a gorgeous design element to the home.

Our Favorites to Buy

We’ve found a bunch of hanging chairs to buy. Some are for inside, some are for out, some are for both. Some need to be hung from a ceiling beam, others come with a stand. The other good news is that many of these come in a variety of neutral colors and some with bright cushions.

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  1. Beige Hanging Swing Chair – Amazon
  2. Shania Swinging Chair with Stand, 3 Colors – Wayfair
  3. Hammock Pod Chair, multiple colors – Wayfair
  4. Light Blue Hanging Chair – Wayfair
  5. Outdoor Wicker Swing with Stand – Wayfair
  6. Cleveland Swing Chair – Wayfair
  7. Tree Hammock Swing – Wayfair
  8. Outdoor Bean Swing Chair – Bed, Bath, and Beyond
  9. Audra Swing Chair with Stand – Wayfair
  10. Rattan Hanging  Chair in White and Natural – Wayfair
  11. Brown Wicker Swing Chair – Wayfair
  12. Berkshier Swing Chair with stand, 3 colors – Wayfair
  13. Black Swing Chair with Stand – Wayfair
  14. Patio Stand alone Swing Chair – Bed, Bath, and Beyond
  15. Hanging Hammock Chair with Tassels – Amazon
  16. Natural Colored Swing Chair – Target
  17. Hanging Rattan Chair with Stand – Walmart
  18. Wicker Ribbed Hanging Chair – Walmart
  19. Smaller Wicker Hanging Chair – Walmart
  20. Hammock Chair – Etsy
  21. Ball Hanging Chair – Etsy
  22. Macrame Hanging Chair – Etsy
  23. Double Rattan Hanging Chair – Etsy
  24. Round Macrame Style Chair – Walmart
  25. Double Swing Chair with Stand – Walmart
  26. Carova Double Swing with Stand – Wayfair

Click the arrows on either side of the image below to see more indoor and outdoor hanging chairs.

DIY Versions

If you want to work with what you have or build your own swinging/hanging chair, here are a couple of ideas to get you started.

  1. Turn and old chair into a swing – Peppertowne for Remodelaholic
  2. Go big with this Pergola with swings to build or add one of the ones to buy above – Little White House Blog for Remodelaholic
  3. Make an indoor swing – The Rosy Home for Remodelaholic

How to Install

Installing or hanging a hanging or swinging chair can see a bit scary. Read the tips on installing an indoor swing here. If you don’t want to mess with hanging a chair from the ceiling opt for a hanging chair with a stand for a similar aesthetic without the hanging work.

Things to consider:

  • Space around the swing for clearance when sitting or rocking in hanging chair. Make sure there is enough room to get in and out. A couple of feet or so should be enough, but be sure to measure it out in your space. Add the clearance and the actual size of the swing.
  • Attach to a ceiling joist or stud. In order for a hanging chair to be secure, make sure to find a solid stud or joist to hang it from, and ensure that when you find that stud, that there is enough clearance room in the space you are wanting to hang the chair. If there isn’t a stud where you want to add the chair one might need to be added or a different location will need to be chosen.
  • Follow included instructions. Depending on the type of chair you purchase it may or may not come with the hardware needed to hang the chair.
  • Read more about how to install a hanging chair check out these tips from House Beautiful, Larson Home Services Blog, and Domino.

How to Style and Decor Inspiration

There are so many possibilities with these fun rattan and papasan hanging chairs. Where to hang these chairs? Anywhere you can find a stud. They look great in living rooms, bedrooms, playrooms, offices, and of course outside.

Double hanging chair in a living room area and how to style it, SLPH 2018 Home 14 Magleby Communities (29), photo by Remodelaholic.com

SLPH 2018 Home 14 Magleby Communities, Photo by Remodelaholic

This cute double hanging chair, looks great and is a part of the living room. The contrast between the swing and the gray wall behind, is so pretty. Plus, add some pillows to the chair for an even comfier spot.

Kids bedroom with loft bed and swing chair SLPH 2018 Home 14 Magleby Communities, photo by Remodelaholic.com

SLPH 2018 Home 14 Magleby Communities, Photo by Remodelaholic

What little kid doesn’t want a swing in their room? Make their dreams come true with a pretty round hanging chair. This one looks extra cozy with more pillows and a blanket.

Reading nook with window seat and rattan chair, SGPH 2019 House 16 Brian Geer Development, Inc photo by Remodelaholic.com

SGPH 2019 House 16 Brian Geer Development, Inc, Photo by Remodelaholic

A reading nook or play area, is a great compliment to a hanging chair. This  window seat also adds lots of seating for more to enjoy the reading nook area.

A cute compliment to an office with a striped rattan chair and styled shelves. SGPH 2019 House 24 K Welch Homes, photo by Remodelaholic.com

SGPH 2019 House 24 K Welch Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

Add a spot in your office to relax with this rattan style chair. It looks great next to a set of styled shelves.

Little girls room with a wicker swinging chair, with a cute pink bunny pillow. SLPH 2018 Home 5 Regal Homes, photo by Remodelaholic.com

SLPH 2018 Home 5 Regal Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

Utilize a lonely corner in a child’s room by adding a swinging chair. In this little girl’s bunny themed room I love the touch of the side table. Adds to the corner.

Baby boy nursery with a cute swinging chair hanging from the ceiling. SLPH 2018 Home 5 Regal Homes, photo by Remodelaholic

SLPH 2018 Home 5 Regal Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

Or add one in a nursery. It will be fun as a child grows. They will enjoy it at many stages.

And then it is always fun to add one to your patio for summer nights and relaxing. They can be hung from a stand or from a tree for a fun decorative touch to your landscaping.

Where would you love to have a hanging chair in your home?

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Where To Buy And How To Style Hanging Chairs Featured On Remodelaholic.com

Where To Buy Cool And Cute Hanging Chairs Featured On Remodelaholic.com. Some Come With Stands Others Can Be Hung From The Ceiling Or A Tree

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