One of the most beautiful things you can do on a warm afternoon is to lie out and bask in the freshness of nature. The hassles of life, however, make such moments are and far in between. That’s why you should always maximize such opportunities to have quality time outside. The bowl chair with a thick cushion is designed specifically for this purpose – luxuriously enjoy your outdoor moments.
BOWL CHAIRS – DIFFERENT TYPES
Here are the 12 chairs that look like a bowl. Some of them are hanging bowl chairs, some swivel bowl chairs, with thick cushion, handmade, design, or double bowl chair. Is up to you which one you want to try out.
BOWL SHAPED SWING
Weighing about 26 pounds, this hanging bowl chair designed for outdoors has a height of 14 inches, with width and depth of 44 inches each. The package includes the chair, cushion, chains and other hardware that are assembled at the point.
Its aluminium frame is wrapped with resin wicker to make it lighter. The resin wicker is a synthetic material used to make outdoor furniture for all-weather purposes. It is mostly made of polyethylene and is resistant to water and UV radiation hence durable.
The package includes a Papasan bowl-shaped swing chair with chains to hold it up.
The chair comes with a 6-inch seat cushion that is beige in color. The cushion is round and deeply tufted with T-spun fabric. The hanging papasan chair has a seating capacity of one person.
The cushion comes in beige color. Beige is an elegant and neutral color that enables the chair to complement the landscape of your home. It is a sophisticated, soothing mellow tone that will make your home decor look bold. It is a symbol of character and energy.
HANGING BOWL CHAIR
Chains are used to hold up the chair as they are stronger and more durable than ropes. They are also hardly affected by extreme weather conditions especially rain. This gives your hanging chair the longevity it deserves.
BOWL CHAIR CUSHION
The cushions are also tufted with T-spun fabric. This gives it the comfort needed by maintaining the plush and plump while preventing fluffing. The tufting helps in preventing sagging and enhances the durability of the cushion. It also adds texture and depth to the chair and complements the metallic frame. They are available in many different colors
PAPASAN CHAIR BASE AND BOWL
PIER 1 DOUBLE PAPASAN
Here is a hanging version:
And here you can find double papasan as a classic model:
DOUBLE PAPASAN CHAIR CUSHION
The double papasan cushion is available at Amazon as well as on Pier 1. The price and colours are different. Below the image is a link where you can have a look at different kinds of double bowl chair cushions.
SWIVEL BOWL CHAIR
The swivel bowl chair is not fixed and allows you movement. Here are different types of the swivel bowl chair- from wicker to modern leader chairs
HANGING OUTDOOR BOWL CHAIR?
Easily portable: Weighing only about 26 pounds, the chair is light and easily portable. The resin wicker wrapping around the aluminum frame also contributes to the light weight. It is easy to move the chair when changing houses as it can be dismantled and reassembled at the point. This also means that it doesn’t take up much space during a relocation.
Weather resistant: The frame is wrapped in resin wicker that makes it resistant to water and UV radiation from the sun. During harsh weather conditions such as rain, the cushion can be taken inside. This makes the chair durable.
Comfy cushion: The cushions are designed for comfort and relaxation. They are plush and plump and have a nice feeling on the back. This is exactly what you need for a good alone time.
Hard Chains: On the downside, while chains of this chair are stronger and more durable than ropes, they are also heavier and more expensive. This might be inconveniencing during relocation or when they need to be replaced.
HOW TO HANG BOWL CHAIR?
You can choose to make your own hanging Papasan chair. You would need a Papasan chair frame and cushion, heavy gauge braided rope, a box cutter (for cutting the rope), lighter ( for sealing the ends of cut rope), 2-inch screw eye Hitching Ring, a drill, nail and hammer and electric tape. When measuring the rope, always add extra inches to cater for the knots.
If you are installing the DIY papasan chair indoors, then you will need to find a sturdy joist to hang it on. Keep in mind the amount of space available and make measurements for the chair according to it.
If outdoors, then you can make a stand for the hanging chair or hang it on the branch of a strongly rooted tree.
You can decorate the hanging chair with colors and accessories of your choice.
Whether going for the DIY chair or purchasing one, the hanging bowl chair made of outdoor weatherproof material is something you definitely need around your home. It will redefine your evenings and weekends as relaxation is guaranteed.