Beautiful porch swings made of beautiful grain woods like red cedar or cypress are normally left unpainted. The beauty of the wood grain looks even better with time, acquiring a nice gray patina. But, they can be very expensive and many people opt for cheaper porch swings made of pine or synthetic lumber called polywood. Painted with lively hues, such swings can look wonderful on any porch or in the garden. Painted swings fit with any decorating style. Some people like to have a large white porch swing on their white painted porch, surrounded with pots full of colorful flowers. Others let their imagination go wild and opt for painted swings in vivid colors from aqua blue to flamingo pink, according to their taste or of the fashion of the moment. Painted swings are easy to maintain as the paint adds level of protection to the wood, and can last for many years. Everyone wants their new swing to last! With a few plush cushions, painted swings offer not only wonderful moments of rest, but are lovely decorative element on the porch as well.