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These are our favorite outdoor hammock alternatives for National Hammock Day. Relax in a hanging chair!

Teaghan Skulszki  – July 22, 2021

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It’s a distinct feeling—the wave of relaxation that comes with sinking into a hammock. And because we’ve had the ability to work from home, we’ve been searching for a way to obtain that feeling while on the clock.

Enter: hanging hammock chairs. These swinging seats allow you to settle back, Zoom if you need to, and enjoy your environment all at the same time. Some can be installed indoors, while others are better for hanging outside. From contemporary to bohemian, they come in a variety of styles to complement your home’s design.

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Many of the hanging chairs we found range in price. You can find options around $60 as well as designs that cost upward of $800. All require assembly. Some need to be hung while others are functional on their own with a stand. You can also cater the chair to your own personal style with a wide range of materials. Choose from cotton, wicker, rattan, macrame and more.

Place a hanging hammock chair in your favorite corner and dress it up with colorful blankets and pillows, or hang it outside on your favorite tree with some twinkling lights strung above. You’ll want to prepare yourself: Friends and family will likely use your hanging chair for their next Instagram post as this home decor accessory is a prime opportunity for a photo op.

Ready to make the plunge into this relaxing home design trend? Here are eight of our favorite hanging hammock chairs to give you more ways to hang loose.


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