Decorating & Design

July 2, 2020

DIY: A Playful Indoor Swing

Bring the outdoor fun indoors by installing a swing in your home your little ones will love it and so will your inner child. Even John Baker and Juli Daoust-Baker, the duo behind Mjölk, have one in their “Japandi”-style farmhouse near Stirling, Ontario.

Thanks to DIY home design bloggers Chris and Julia Marcum of Chris Loves Julia, you can easily swing into summer with their step-by-step guide to installing an indoor swing. Best of all, this simple project can be completed in just under two hours! Scroll down to see how to transform your space into a playground everyone in the family can enjoy.

You will need:

  • 1 x solid piece of wood
  • 1 x 150-grit sandpaper
  • 1 x 300-grit sandpaper
  • 1 x ½ pint water-based Polycrylic
  • 2 x screw eyes with rings
  • Palm sander
  • Stud finder
  • Drill
  • Screwdriver
  • Lighter
  • 25 ft. of rope
Author: Harleen Sidhu

Courtesy of Chris Loves Julia


Chris & Julia Marcum