No other piece of furniture can ever be as comfortable as a hammock, no matter how hard it might try. So why bother? There’s no rule saying you can’t hang a hammock indoors. Actually, some hammocks are so gorgeous, it almost seems like a crime to leave them outside in the elements. These 10 hammocks are practically begging for a prime spot in your living room or bedroom for the summer as a cozy place to read, nap, and daydream.
The adorable print of mushrooms and flowers is what really sets this lightweight polyester hammock from Parks Project apart from other portable hammocks. Plus, it’s big enough for two people to get cozy at the same time. The attached stuff sack makes it easy to toss in your bag for an afternoon outdoors, but it’s cute enough to use inside, too.
This neutral hammock by Yellow Leaf will fit into virtually any home decor, and it’s free of extraneous fringes and macrame for those with minimalist tastes. Best of all, every Yellow Leaf hammock is hand-woven for a fair wage by the expert craftspeople of the Mlabri Tribe in Northern Thailand.
You might not automatically think of Anthropologie when shopping for hammocks, but it’s low-key one of the best places to find unique pieces that make serious design statements. The Saratoga Hammock is one example that’s practically begging to be shown off in a prime area of your home, but it’s also weather-resistant for outdoor use. It’s made of cotton and features crocheted and fringed trim.
The teal striped Mountaineer hammock from Artissanos has a fresh, tropical vibe to spruce up your space for summer, and it comes in 15 other colors, too. Like all Artissanos products, it’s made of handwoven cotton yarn. They also have all the maximalist fringed, wood-accented bohemian hammocks your heart could possibly desire, so be sure to browse their full selection.
Heather Taylor Home Natural Hammock at West Elm
This romantic take on a classic hammock features teak wood spreader bars and sweet crocheted organic cotton that drapes over the sides. It also boasts a higher weight capacity than average at 350 pounds. Aren’t you dreaming of taking a nap in it already?
If you don’t have space for a full size hammock, a hammock chair can be just as dreamy. This macrame swing net chair from Rosseta Home can be set up just about anywhere in minutes, and its round shape cradles you comfortably. Just add a throw pillow for a little extra back support.
Smaller hammocks are the perfect way to add little reading nooks to your kid’s room. Etsy seller Tinker Jos Creations crafts them in all different colors, including this rosy one lined with an ultra-soft mink like fabric that kids love. They’re 72 inches long, but with a weight limit of 125 pounds and under.
Woven in the traditional Maya style from 100-percent cotton yarn, this handcrafted hammock from Novica comes in a bright and refreshing shade of amber. Every purchase of unique and sustainable handmade goods at the fair trade Novica shop benefits the lives of artisans around the world.
The most fun thing about the Aina Chair Hammock by Etsy shop Hang Loose Hammocks Hawaii is the fact that it’s also a swing. But it’s so compact, it’s a great fit for smaller homes. Recommended specifically for use indoors or in covered areas, it’s made of 100-percent cotton with a wood spreader bar.
MacKenzie-Childs Boheme Hammock at Neiman Marcus
Mixed prints in stripes and black-and-white checkerboard pattern make this cotton hammock by MacKenzie-Childs at Neiman Marcus stand out from the crowd. Each one is 90 inches long with braided tassel trim and oversized hanging loops. Just toss on some throw pillows in complementary colors or even more fun clashing patterns.