Here is Padme Lakshmi, the model/host of Top Chef, on the only part of her house tour I liked–her indoor swing. It would be great to have a swing inside the house, especially since it doesn’t have to be permanent. You can take it down when you’re tired of it.
Here’s a how-to on how to build an indoor swing. It looks child sized, but why? Adults like swings too.
Or better yet, put a porch swing indoors, like this guy did.
Super romantic. And putting in a porch swing could be a cool–and cheap–alternative to a couch. Better than a futon, that’s for sure.