Hanging Chair


Let's Hang Out!

If you would like something a little different in your garden, a hanging chair might just fit the bill: great for those lazy days in the sunshine!

Of course, it is a must that you have something to hang it from!




So, what can you hang it from? A tree branch maybe, the rafter of a pergola, a strong bracket attached to the house or under an arch. Wherever you choose to position your chair, it is important that the structure is strong enough to hold the weight.

Don't be disappointed if there isn't anything suitable, there is the option of a free-standing frame, which gives you more flexibility, as you can move it about.




Ideas

Handing garden furniture looks great on a seating area such as a patio, deck or under a pergola. Pergola accessories can make a world of difference to the overall feel of the area and a relaxing effect that can be achieved.

The free-standing style is great for creating a sleek and sophisticated look, with its curved shapes and clean lines, that looks great in a very modern design.  

Alternatively,  it works very well surrounded by more traditional planting.



Fabric chairs give a more informal feel and can really jazz up an area.

Both styles have their place and create something different and special. The free-standing hanging chairs are more expensive, but if that is the style you wish to create then they are well worth it!

Some are weatherproof: those that are made out of all-weather rattan and those made from weather-proof material. Do check this if you would prefer to leave your chair outside.

Co-ordinate your seat with other garden furniture and planting to create a really welcoming space. There are many fabrics to choose from so that you can do this easily.

Maybe use alongside some outdoor bean bags, a hammock and colourful cushions for a very relaxed area. Or have dining furniture in one area, with the 'chill out' area nearby.



Wooden Hanging Bench


These are not always easy to get hold of, and tend to be seasonal, so if the one you want isn't available, like anything else in the 'Garden and Outdoors' section, you may have to wait until it comes back into stock.

This wooden hanging bench is ideal for suspending from your pergola rafters.  It comes as a kit with the chains and fixings.

Ready made, and ready to go.  Ideal!



Or what about this metal hanging seat?  So romantic!

Plastic coated, too, so no rust.

Add cushions and throws...and then pretend you're in a period drama!



Patio Canopy Swing Seat 

This larger hanging seat is also very popular, because the whole thing is free-standing, making it very versatile and easy to install; the seat has a ready made structure to hang from, and it can be moved around, if a change is on the cards. 

They are available with or without a canopy and some are, in fact, arbour swings with a solid roof; really cosy, providing a very attractive feature in the garden.  Team up with comfy throws and cushions for a special place to relax.




Using unusual garden furniture accesories can really transform your seating area. And you can be sure that everyone will be drawn towards it!






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