DIY an Instant Summer Hammock
Here's a utilitarian example that we love for outdoor lounging. It's available for sale—or you can whip out the sewing machine and make your own from a painter's drop cloth and some other hardware store parts.
Store Bought Version: Hammock, $589, LeBeanock.com
Make your own hammock using a large 20-by-20-Foot canvas drop cloth; $150 from Gemplers. Consider doubling up on the canvas for your hammock by splitting the large drop cloth in half, or sewing two smaller pieces together.
Source four stainless steel grommets with washers in a 3/8" size; $12 for 24 from My Tarp.
Box of 30 feet of 3/8" zinc-plated steel chain is $95 from Home Depot.
Nite Ize stainless steel S-biner, $3, HomeDepot.com