My Mom would like to revamp her porch swing and she’s been bugging me about helping her find some outdoor pillows. She wants the swing to to look more inviting with a lot of pillows and a nice long cushion. Here’s the blank slate she’s working with right now.
This swing came with Bungalow 404 and my Mom commandeered it. It is a lovely FREE wicker swing.
Here’s the plan,
My Mom already has two solid brown Sunbrella pillows and the swing. Â So she’s adding more throw pillows, a bench cushion and some thick industrial hemp rope to suspend the swing instead of the chain.Â
She really wants to buy off the shelf so thats why we went with theÂ aqua thistle pillow for now.Â TheÂ thistle pillow shares the greenÂ with theÂ ceramic pots framing the entryway.
I’d recommend that she find a brown fabric that matches her existing pillows and have a long lumbar pillow made to anchor the back. She can add other accent pillowsÂ over time.Â As much as I would like to pile the swing high with lots of worn linen and batik pillows, I have to be realistic and consider durability and exposure to the elements. In North Carolina even under a covered porch, this swing will experience more than one drenching in a driving thunderstorm. We had to go with easy care and durability.
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Did the prior porch swing get tossed?
No, I think its sitting out in the barn, waiting for a new home.
my niece always love to have garden swing in their backyard.,;`
Garden Swings are great addition to home gardens, specially if you have lots of kids:*;
Any suggestions for the type of rope to use for a porch swing? I can’t find anywhere on the web on what kind of hemp rope to use and how to install. Your swing looks great!!
Hillary, I found a site called stairropes.com, they make beautiful hemp & cotton ropes. I didn’t email them to ask if I could suspend something with them but I’m sure the company could advise.
is the swing for sale?
No the swing is not for sale. My Mom still has it on her porch.