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3 Cute Backyard Swing Ideas


Article by Kate Baxendale

Photography by Stock Images + Provided

Nothing beats feeling the wind in your hair as you soar high on a swing. Instead of buying a junky plastic and metal swing set, try making your own swing out of wood and rope. These three swings will add rustic charm to your yard—plus lots of fun!

DIY Tree Swing

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This simple DIY Tree Swing tutorial from Love & Renovations takes about $10 and one hour to build. Your kids will love this swing, and you won't mind it hanging in your yard!

Cute + Colorful Round Swing

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Add some color to your outdoor space with this round rope swing. In the article A Swinging Good Time, Bower Power creates a beautiful painted swing.

Chair Swing

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Repurpose a broken chair into an adorable swing! In the article Swinging in the Breeze, The Gardener Magazine shows you how to make your own.