Fire Pit Ideas for Outdoor Living
When nights get a bit chilly, a beautiful fire pit is your best outdoor companion.
Here are 7 creative fire pit ideas for outdoor living that will help you plan your gathering space. Remember, with a little elbow grease you can create a very special conversation cluster that friends and family will look forward to enjoying with you for all those cool nights.
First off on our list of easy backyard fire pit ideas is a layout using gravel. Epic Land Design shows that this is an easy and cost-effective way to create an instant serene outdoor seating area. The cap stones make a cozy spot to gather and you can put up your feet to relax.
This country cottage's circular fire pit patio design by Brooklyn Limestone is in the form of bedrock at the patio site. After the spot was excavated, there was some bit of jackhammering and rock moving, followed by landscaping fabric followed by pea gravel, sand and stones. Polymetric jointing sand was used to hold the whole thing together.
Thom Filicia's Down-to-Earth Lake House has a great example of simple fire pit design ideas. You can readily enlarge the area around your fire pit with gravel, hold them in place by lumber. Then add some chairs and tree stumps for tables. This is a perfect spot to enjoy the lake view.
It’s amazing how people can creatively use large flat stones or concrete pavers for fire pit designs. The Creativity Exchange shows this by simply layering larger, thinner stones. They can both be used as a surround or seating area. These type of stones are like flagstone, and you can see them most of the time at big stores like Home Depot or Lowe’s.
This Bluestone Fire Pit by ACM Design is an awesome natural stone fire pit. It features a fire brick interior and is capped in Pennsylvania bluestone. You can also use bluestone as additional seating when more party guests arrive.
Easy fire pit design ideas like this with a cozy seating area makes the perfect centerpiece of your backyard paradise. This beautiful outdoor space gives you an amazing place to entertain or a place to relax and unwind. It also sets the mood for before-dinner drinks or after-dinner s’mores.
Want some truly unique fire pit designs? Take a look at the Third Rock Fire Pit. It simply is unlike any other fire pit on the market. Along with its unique design, it’s made of ¼” thick steel. This fire pit is strong, well-built, and can be enjoyed for many seasons. A functional work of art.
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