5 Interior Design Tips for Hammocks and Hammock Chairs

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Are you thinking of putting up a hammock in your home? Do you know how to set up a hammock?

If you are interested in incorporating hammocks into the interior design of your home or using hammocks as seating, you should strongly consider some of the following interior design tips for incorporating these items into interior spaces:

Measure the ideal space

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Finding an ideal size area for your hammock to hang is one of the first steps of interior design. You may have a great space for your hammock but if you have to hang the hammock using extensively long ropes, this can cut off a large area in a particular room and make the room look much smaller than it has to be. Measure the distance inside your room from wall to wall or from the pillar to the wall where you would like to hang your hammock and make sure that it can hang comfortably.

Measure the distance inside your room from wall to wall or from the pillar to the wall where you would like to hang your hammock and make sure that it can hang comfortably.

Try it out in a few spots

There’s nothing wrong with putting up your hammock in a few different spots without tying it. Just ask a few family members to hold it in place so that you can see how well it works with your space. Hammocks are great for corner areas as well as for accent pieces in the center of a room but sometimes it can be difficult to see how they will be functional until you put them in a few places. Figure out the area that looks best for the flow of your room and which area will present the most functional space for your hammock to hang.

Hammocks are great for corner areas as well as for accent pieces in the center of a room but sometimes it can be difficult to see how they will be functional until you put them in a few places. Figure out the area that looks best for the flow of your room and which area will present the most functional space for your hammock to hang.

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Always use appropriate wall studs

If you are going to be hanging your hammock from a wall and you need to install a hammock hanger, always make sure to use appropriate wall studs. Finding the studs ahead of time will make sure that your hammock simply doesn’t fall out of the wall the moment that you sit down inside of it. Rather than risking your drywall you could also consider getting a hammock stand that will hold each end of the hammock and lay it out inside your space. These metal hammock stands work particularly well at setting up indoor hammocks without having to drill any type of holes or find studs. If you are nervous about the idea of finding studs or you simply want a hammock that can be moved throughout your interior space, a hammock stand setup could be a worthwhile investment.

Rather than risking your drywall, you could also consider getting a hammock stand that will hold each end of the hammock and lay it out inside your space. These metal hammock stands work particularly well at setting up indoor hammocks without having to drill any type of holes or find studs. If you are nervous about the idea of finding studs or you simply want a hammock that can be moved throughout your interior space, a hammock stand setup could be a worthwhile investment.

If you are nervous about the idea of finding studs or you simply want a hammock that can be moved throughout your interior space, a hammock stand setup could be a worthwhile investment.

Accent your hammock appropriately

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Depending on where you set up your hammock inside, you can accent your hammock as you would any other piece of furniture. Add a comfortable blanket, a few accent pillows and consider setting it up in an area where you could comfortably read or watch TV.

Find a design that suits your décor

A hammock can be an excellent accent piece for your room. By finding a hammock that is colored in a fashion that matches your furniture or wall colors, a hammock can naturally tie in with the rest of your décor.

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Keep some of these top ideas in mind when setting up a hammock or hammock chair inside and coordinating it with your current design scheme.

 

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Author: Mission Hammocks

Mission Hammocks is committed to helping people achieve their goals and dreams. All of our hammocks are made in a workshop staffed with people who have various disabilities in Nicaragua. Our goal is to make sure that the 30+ individuals that work in the workshop that are blind, deaf, and have physical disabilities will be able to live the lives they deserve.

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