Plow & Hearth Easy Care Resin Wicker Swing
If you're looking to perch in view of your plants, look no further than this Plow & Hearth swing. The 54"-long design not only looks like seating that's fit for a garden party, but it also can survive a little dirt carried over from your plot. The hand-woven wicker is coated in an all-weather resin to protect it from the elements as well as the occasional wipe-down. (Dont mistake easy-care with invincible, though: To keep its good looks, the manufacturer recommends stowing it in your shed in the off-season.) Available at plowhearth.com; $229.95 for the swing (cushions sold separately), and $60 estimated shipping.
Belham Living Rayna Wicker Loveseat Porch Swing
This is not your mom's porch swing! Bring a bit of bohemian style to your front porch by hanging this unique love seat from Belham Living. The woven swing (made with weather-safe resin wicker) comes with a gray cushion for maximum comfort and can be styled according to your tastes with the addition of throw pillows and accent furniture. Available on hayneedle.com; $395.98.
Langley Street Arianna Hardwood Porch Swing
The affordable Arianna Hardwood Hanging Porch Swing is exactly what anyone might want for an idyllic porch. Made of solid hardwood with a teak oil finish, the simple swing complements almost any house style. Dress it up with pillows and throw blankets or let it be on its own, this seat will be your new favorite spot to enjoy some R&R. Available on Wayfair; $229.99.
Whitney Porter Covered Porch Swing
The Whitney Porter Covered Porch Swing stands apart from our other favorites, because it stands alone. Meaning, instead of hanging from the ceiling, it sits on the floor, which in turns means that it requires no installation other than assembly. Additionally, the swing comes with a built-in, all-weather canopy shade. Taken all together, the features of the Whitney Porter model make it versatile enough to serve as a seating option on almost any part of your property. Don't count on being able to move the sturdy, steel-built swing from spot to spot, though; it weighs over 100 pounds! Available at Wayfair; $249.99.
Belham Living Eucalyptus Wood Porch Swing
The classic construction on this eucalyptus wood porch swing make it a natural choice for any traditional home. The neutral wood and cushion colors mean it looks good without drawing too much attention away from the rest of the house. However, if you do want the swing to make a statement, all that's needed is the addition of a few expertly picked pillows. Available on Hayneedle; $276.09.
Swanley Porch Swing
Made of durable acacia wood, this Highland Dunes Swanley Porch Swing is guaranteed to match your existing decor. The white color will look crisp and clean against any exterior, while the lattice design adds simplistic visual appeal. Homeowners can also add throw pillows, blankets, or cushion covers for a touch of color. Available at Overstock; $163.49.
International Caravan Sun Ray Porch Swing
Water and wood—those two don't mix! That being so, if you hang a traditional wooden swing on your porch, you have to expect it's going to need occasional maintenance—refinishing, if not rot repair. Metal, on the other hand, needs next to no care. That's why many homeowners make metal their top-choice outdoor furniture material. The International Caravan Sun Ray Porch Swing boasts iron construction—arguably the best of the best—in addition to vintage styling that extends right down to the earthy yet refined hammered-copper coating. Add a couple cushions, and you're all set. Available at theporchswingcompany.com ; $248.99.
Cypress Eternal Wood Roll Back Porch Swing
Imagine lounging on your porch with a great book and ice-cold beverage. With this durable wooden swing from Amazon, you can turn this summertime dream into a reality! The slated swing has a centered flip-down console with two cup holders—perfect for your lemonade, iced tea, beer, or other drink of choice! The attractive piece of furniture is also easy to assemble, durable, and comfortable enough for an afternoon of leisure. Available on ecommersify; $219.99.
Breezy Acres The Burg Daybed Swing
We dare you to resist drifting to sleep when you rock on this daybed-size porch swing. The soft hues and charmingly simple design details—like white piping and a cross-backed frame—make this coastal swing so visually light that you might as well be napping on a cloud in the open air. Available on theporchswingcompany.com; $399.00
Zandra Porch Swing
Not every porch can accommodate a love-seat-size swing, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out on swaying on a sunny day. The Zandra Porch Swing fits perfectly on a small porch, and with an all-weather finish and UV-light fading protection, the sturdy steel swing will look good for years to come. Available on Wayfair; $134.98.
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