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10 Favorites: Hanging Beds (Plus a $350 DIY Project)

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 27, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Christine Chang Hanway last modified Aug 26, 2015

In the lazy heat of summer, nothing feels better than a gentle nap taken on a hanging bed; all the better when there's a breeze included. Here are 10 favorites.  Above: A rustic bedframe offsets the floaty white decor. Photograph via VTWonen . Above: For a holiday at home, ceiling fans, an outdoor fireplace, and a daybed suspended from the ceiling all play a part in creating a holiday vibe in this poolside cabana. See Holiday at Home: Charleston Edition  and take a look at the pool. Above: Canadian architect John McMinn's children enjoy the family "nap swing." Photograph by Lorne Bridgman via Dwell . Above: Spotted on Home Depot's Home Improvement blog: How to Build a Hanging Bed , a detailed DIY on building your own porch bed with a downloadable, printable PDF with complete instructions and tools and materials. Above: Swinging bliss in Connecticut. For more on the porch, see Architect Is In: Porch Appreciation in Connecticut .  Above: A hanging bed spotted on Ouno. Above: Three hanging beds turn a screened porch into an outdoor summer bedroom. Photograph by Quentin Bacon .  Above: A key element in creating a sleeping porch on the side of blogger Pamela Berger's house in Atlanta is her hanging bed. Photograph via Sweet Peach . Summer beds need summer bedding. See Summer Slumbers: Hedge House Bed Rolls Made in LA or 10 Easy Pieces: Striped Sheets  for some of our favorite summer essentials. N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on June 20, 2013, as part of our Summerhouse issue. More Stories from Remodelista 10 Easy Pieces: Modern Wood Dressers 10 Favorites: Serene Guest Bedrooms By Land or by Sea: Summery Bedroom Decor from the Netherlands






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