Creating your own fire pit isn’t as difficult (or expensive) as you might think. These simple projects will completely transform your backyard into a welcoming entertainment spot. Take a browse through – you’ll be roasting smores in no time.
Stone, concrete, square, or round – each of these fire pit ideas is amazing.
1. Fire ring with built-in bench.
This stone fire pit looks complicated to construct, but it’s actually quite easy! All you’ll need are some stone bricks and heavy-duty glue or cement. Find the step-by-step instructions on Flickr.
2. A washing drum fire pit.
For just $10 you can upcycle an old washing machine drum into an incredible fire pit for you and your family and friends. Head to House and Fig for the tutorial.
3. Sometimes, less is more.
Keeping It Simple really does keep it simple with this circular fire pit made with concrete pavers.
4. A classy and elegant raised fire pit.
Don’t be intimidated by this beautiful fire pit – it’s surprisingly easy to construct. Just head on over to the DIY Network to find out how.
5. An open-design brick fire pit.
Get creative with the design of your backyard fire pit. This one places vertical bricks with spacing in between which allows the heat of the fire to warm your toes.
6. Teardrop-shaped fire pit.
Round and square fire pits are common – why not switch it up a bit with this beautiful teardrop-shaped focal point? Get the details at Garden Thyme with the Creative Gardener.
7. Large stacked stone fire pit.
Whether you want to have a large bonfire or a small flame, all you really need are some stones. Stack them to whichever size and height you’d like.
8. DIY in-ground fire pit.