Hammocks aren't just for the outdoors. If you dream of lazy summer days lounging on a hammock in the backyard, note that you can easily recreate this feeling of bliss indoors so that you can lay back and relax, no matter the season. Placing a hammock or hanging chair in your living room is a great way to make your home feel a little more relaxed and fun. Plus, family members of all ages will enjoy this type of seating.
If you aren't sure just where a hammock or hanging chair might go in your space, check out the following inspiration images, which we're sure will get the wheels in your head turning.
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Reclaim a Corner
If you're not sure how to decorate a corner nook in your home, why not hang up a hammock? This sunny spot makes for an excellent area to relax and unwind after a long day or to sip coffee on the weekends. Just add green friends for even more ambiance. A plant stand like this one can double as a side table, if you need a place to set down your mug as you lounge.
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Skip the Sofa
Sure, a living room sofa is great, but a living room hammock? Well, that's even better! If you have the space for a hammock, it can make for a relaxing place to lay back and read or watch TV without having to face your neighbors or even change out of your pajamas.
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Look to the Ceiling
Wrought iron beams make it easy to introduce a hanging chair into this sitting room. Hanging chairs come in a variety of styles—this woven one is particularly fitting for eclectic or boho style spaces like this one. If your space features unique architectural elements, why not make the most of them?
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Try This Chic Accent Chair Replacement
Why not add a hanging egg chair to your living room in lieu of a traditional accent chair? Seating like this is fun and whimsical—and trust us, we can bet everyone who comes over will be fighting for a chance to sit in this fabulous spot. This neutral chair is timeless and cool.
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Add Style to Your Patio
Of course, egg chairs are right at home on the patio, too. Hanging one up and create the perfect little reading perch outdoors to enjoy during warm weather months.
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Layer Some Sheepskin
For an extra layer of coziness, place a faux sheepskin blanket inside your hammock. We can just picture curling up here with a cup of cocoa on chilly winter days.
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Don't Forget the Pillows
Jazz up your hanging chair with some fun accent pillows for a little extra personality. This one looks vibrant and welcoming.Continue to 8 of 20 below.
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A wicker hanging chair adds lots of textural interest to this living room. Again, sheepskin layered on top of the seat makes this an extra inviting surface on which to curl up.Continue to 9 of 20 below.
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Add an Ottoman
Placing a fuzzy ottoman beneath your hanging chair gives your feet a place to rest if you plan on sitting in the seat for quite some time. The funkier in style, the better.Continue to 10 of 20 below.
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Jazz up Your Office
We get it, sometimes working from home can start to feel a bit restless! Rather than sitting at your desk all day long, why not pop over to a nearby hanging chair and take one of your calls from there to break up your routine a bit?Continue to 11 of 20 below.
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Make it Temporary
A hammock can easily be assembled and disassembled as needed, so if you need to clear space when having people over, simply remove it from its hooks. In the meantime, though, we won't blame you if you plan to lay there all day long.Continue to 12 of 20 below.
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Make it a Duo
Two hanging chairs are better than one. Set up a duo of swings in a child's room or playroom and we can guarantee everyone will be begging for an invite. A duo of hanging chairs would also look chic in a waiting room or in another type of commercial space like a bar or restaurant.Continue to 13 of 20 below.
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Introduce Stylish Seating
Why set up two sofas in your living room when you can hang up a hammock? Increase your seating potential while making the area a bit more fun at the same time.Continue to 14 of 20 below.
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Hang Some Plants
Placing a hanging plant or two above your hammock will make you feel like you're relaxing outdoors... without having to deal with sunburn, bugs, or unexpected rain showers, that is.Continue to 15 of 20 below.
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Add Sophistication to Your Sleep Space
It's always smart to place an accent chair in your bedroom if the space is large enough so that you can lounge in your space without having to sit on your bed. A hanging chair adds extra intrigue to any sleep space and may be less likely to turn into a dumping ground for dirty clothes... win-win.Continue to 16 of 20 below.
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Cook With Company
Placing a hanging chair near your kitchen makes it easy for kids to station themselves nearby as you cook. It also makes for a pretty ideal spot to sit and have an after school snack.Continue to 17 of 20 below.
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Relax by the Fire
This hammock placement gives a whole new meaning to curling up by the fireplace, and we're here for it.Continue to 18 of 20 below.
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Transform a Hallway
Turn a hallway into a super cool hangout by outfitting it with all of your favorite things—a brightly painted accent wall, plenty of plants, an area rug, and a super fun hanging chair.Continue to 19 of 20 below.
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Embrace Those Bay Windows
If you're lucky enough to have a room with a bay window, this makes for a great place to install a hanging chair. This black woven one complements the other furniture pieces in this living room wonderfully.Continue to 20 of 20 below.
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Opt for Greenery
Hanging vines and adding some geometric wall details nearby your hanging chair will help you embrace the boho style look even more fully. There's something so relaxing about adding touches of green to a space.