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16 ideas for a hammock you’d like to spend the whole summer in

A hammock is a wonderful thing associated with rest, nature, and a peaceful weekend. Many of us have dreamed about owning one since we were children. Why not make this dream come true? That's what we thought at Bright Side, and so we decided to search for DIY hammock ideas. And here they are - simple and amazing.

Classic woven hammock

This must be the most common and traditional hammock, though it's pretty difficult to make. Here's a tutorial for those who want one. There are also other variants. 

Simple fabric hammock

Here's a simple and fast hammock idea. Use materials you have at home to make it.

Hammock chair

A great hammock chair that doesn't take up much space. You can hang it in the garden or on the patio. Here's a step-by-step tutorial for you to make it.

Pallet hammock

It seems that we can make everything for a country house out of pallets, and a hammock is not an exception. This idea is also pretty easy to make.


This hammock's not only comfortable, it's also extremely beautiful. It is made from a thick fabric and decorated with fringe. Feeling inspired? Then click here.


A big and comfortable hammock with beams. It requires some time to make it, but the result is totally worth it. See the tutorial.


Leather loops are another way to hang a canvas hammock. Looks nice and sturdy!


A hammock made out of planks is another variant of a pallet hammock. Simple, but laborious. But let's look at the advantages: you'll have a unique hammock! See here for how to make it. 

Rope hammock

Here's a simple idea for making a cool hammock with little effort. All you need to do is to hem the fabric, put the rope through the sleeves, and hang it wherever you like.

Rope hammock chair

This rope hammock is similar to the previous one, but it's shorter. You can see the details here.

Hiking strap hammock

A simple strap hammock for a country house or a hike. The tutorial.

Bedsheet hammock

This construction is even simpler than the previous one. See the details here.

More straps

Another hammock with straps, but without a rope. Looks easy to make.

Macrame hammock

A woven hammock for craft lovers. Everyone can try it. See the instructions here and here.

Hoop macrame hammock

It's not the easiest DIY hammock, but if you have enough patience and read the tutorial attentively, you can have a great hanging chair.

Hammock with planks

This wonderful chair looks good both in an apartment and a country house. Make a comfortable hammock for yourself and relax.

Preview photo credit Stephanie Lynn
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