A yearning for the things of the past is a common feeling for most when you think of the word nostalgic. For Marisa Morgan, founder and designer of Nostalgic Porch Swings, every time she sells a porch swing, she delivers that feeling to each of her customers.
Marisa shares, “For years we were searching for a stylish and comfortable porch swing that would fit our whole family and the architectural style of our home. As an interior designer who has experience designing custom furniture, kitchens, baths, fireplaces, etc. along with my husband Eric who was previously an industrial engineer; we combined our skills and got to work in our garage creating a swing that would be complementary to our home’s architectural style, our porch size, and provide comfort for the entire family. Our business grew out of popular demand when neighbors started inquiring about our porch swing. Now many neighbors own a Nostalgic Porch Swing.”
These vintage beauties were inspired by the gorgeous historic neighborhood in Lancaster, PA where all Nostalgic Porch Swings are handcrafted. It was important for Marisa to allow her customers to enjoy customizing their own porch swing for their particular home. Each customer can choose a painted or stained wood finish, as well as the perfect swing size to fit their porch. And best of all, an outdoor custom cushion made with their favorite Sunbrella fabric is added to every swing upon delivery. Only Sunbrella has the reputation beyond their competitors to offer weather hardy, no fade durable material that will stand the test of time. DCS prides itself on being able to give our designers a high-end quality cushion for their clients. It’s our specialty.
Marisa explains, “Nostalgic Porch Swings are the highest quality cedar, which will last for many years. Our deep seated porch swings allow our customers to get creative with throw pillows along with a sofa-like comfort. We hand braid all of the hanging ropes, which not only provide a quiet swing, but also give our swings nostalgic charm. By hanging the swing from four points, the swing is allowed to have a very smooth, gliding motion.”
Below is a beautiful example of the stained wood swing option offered at Nostalgic. It gives a rustic and organic look to this porch area which is exactly what this home owner wanted. A porch swing that is unique to that customers style and personal taste is a great selling point. She plans to provide even more options in the future with seat and plush back cushions that will add an even softer place to land. Designer Custom Source has been excited to work with Marisa over the last year and looks forward to seeing this business partnership grow into the future. “As Marisa’s workroom, we have thoroughly enjoyed working with her and being a part of her thriving business,” says Melinda Merijanian, Product Development Director at Designer Custom Source.
The vintage elegance of a Nostalgic Porch Swing is hard to ignore. From its beauty replicated by the past to its present comfort, a Nostalgic Porch Swing is a must-have for those who are looking to enjoy future memories one swing at a time.