DIY Garden Swings

DIY tree swing

The garden season is upon us, and what better way to spend time in a garden than in a DIY garden swing? Make it yourself and save money, but better still, customize it to your style and needs. Many of these projects repurpose supplies, and most are easy even for a beginner DIY’er with these instructions and tutorials. So get out your basic tools and let’s get to it!

Our featured project, above, is from A Beautiful Mess. Find out how to make their DIY tree swing! So cute!

From Sheryl Salisbury Photography, this DIY pallet swing looks easy, and I love this for a front porch! She even tackles some FAQ’s on her tutorial page.

DIY pallet swing


Looking for something different, and a little organic looking? Oh, and it’s repurposed! Try the instructions for this laced pallet chair swing.

Pallet chair swing


From The Rustic Pig, any country garden will love this back porch headboard swing! Great instructions too!

headboard swing


This DIY chair swing from This DIY Life is really fun, and inventive! Full tutorial with photos!



From Ana White, our fav DIY woodworking plan source, this large modern porch swing has a complete plan at the site. What would this be like painted a delicate pink?



From Julie at Life at Fire Lake Camp, this dreamy DIY hanging bed swing is exactly where I want to spend many long hours this summer reading novels and sipping lemonade. Ok, red wine, who am I kidding?



Download complete plans for this DIY garden swing from Sunset magazine for free. Amazing!



Relive your childhood with this DIY tire swing from Live Dan 330…

DIY tire swing


Lastly, a super simple DIY rope swing from Dukes and Duchesses. Not just for kids!


Image Credits: Beautiful Mess, Sheryl Salisbury, Instructables, Rustic Pig, This DIY Life, Ana White, Life at Fire Lake, Sunset, Dukes and Duchesses

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  1. Elizabeth Sagarminaga says:

    Awesome article.Nice for sharing.Good job

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