For Your Consideration: Indoor Hammocks

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The world's most simple contraption for lazily reclining — the hammock — is one of the few things in life that recalls only good memories. Summer breaks spent reading The Babysitters' Club in the backyard; cheap beers and breezy beach naps; sleeping under the stars, high above ground, slung between tree limbs deep in the wilderness.


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Your current abode needn't have outdoor space to enjoy the comfort, relaxation, and undeniable good vibes of a hammock year round. In fact, this adult cocoon is often easier to set up indoors — slung between two beams or posts or hung from the ceiling — and can be taken down in a jiffy. Still not convinced? Bring on the indoor hammock porn!

1. Hang your hammock near a sunny window and some plants and it'll feel like summer year-round.

Shop: Bliss Hammock in a Bag, $25.46


2. Hang your hammock high above the ground to keep it out of the way when it's not in use.

Shop: Captain's Line Brazilian Sunshine Striped Hammock, $29.99


3. Use your indoor hammock as storage for extra throw pillows!

Shop: Island Bay Brazilian Solid Hammock, $33.62


4. Live in a big open loft? Hang your hammock in between "rooms."

Shop: Byer of Maine Barbados Hammock, $84.99


5. Hanging a hammock in a corner, with the ends hooked to perpendicular walls, will make the room appear wider than it actually is.

Shop: Island Bay Navy Jacquard Hammock, $148.48


7. Make better use of long, narrow spaces by using a hammock as the perfect reading nook.

Shop: Novica Brazilian Hammock with Crochet Fringe, $104.95


8. Maximize the hammock's beachy aesthetic with the addition of ocean-inspired decor.

Shop: Yellow Leaf Vineyard Haven Seersucker Hammock, $199


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