Spending quality time with your family is fun, you can go for a picnic or for a movie or anywhere you love to, but there are many people who prefer staying at home instead of roaming the city. Well it’s not a bad thing though you can still enjoy your quality time with your family that too at home in a fun way.
You might have a fire pit at your home or at least you might have heard of it, Fire pit ideas can make your backyard a picnic spot for you and your family. Also read 5 Steps To Build An In Ground Fire Pit
In mild cold weather you can sit around a fire pit with your family sipping tea or coffee, chit- chatting and all. Or you can take the opportunity and try barbecuing.
Simple Paver Fire Pit Ideas
The idea of, fire pit with a paver patio isn’t only beautiful but it is also going to save a lot of space for you, and you’ll have more space left to experiment with your home’s aesthetics.
Fire Pit Ideas With Bench
Seating arrangements are important for the fire pit as it makes it more fun and comfortable to enjoy the atmosphere created due to the fire pit. When it comes to the seating arrangements the number of options are not limited you will have too much to explore. Few of them are mentioned below.
As much as it is beautiful it is also comfortable and gives a cozy vibe. Though in most of the fire pits there is a metal sheet which covers it from inside, this way it’s more safe and easy to clean, but in this setup there is a concrete vessel filled up with rocks- looks classy, sturdy and manageable.
Raw Wooden Blocks Seating
It is more like a campfire sort of fire pit. Give the vibe of raw nature due the structure and visuals of the seating arrangements. The rock covering the ground in a circular area serves two purpose- looks pretty good and it also helps in preventing any sort of fire accidents as this fire pit set up is in the ground which has grass, and grass can catch fire easily if neglected either you keep the grass wet, remove the dried grass or fill up the ground with pebbles so there are no chances left for any sort of fire accidents.
Stone Fire Pit Seating
This fire pit looks beautiful yet effortless, it seems as if the seating rocks are there naturally, though these rocks are placed strategically and fixed up with the binding agent. This fire pit setup gives the vibe of camping in the mountains, which makes it the perfect spot for late night family or friends gathering.
Wooden Bar Seating
There is no limit to creativity and fire pit seating ideas ; you can innovate and create whatever you feel like creating. These wooden blocks looks like the harmony, also represents nature and peace with beauty and creativity.
Concrete And Wooden Chair Modern Seating
This firepit seating idea is beautiful and meaningful as well it binds nature with artificial creation and reflects the sign of yin- yang. However,
This type of seating arrangement is best suited for modern looking homes.
Egg Swing Seating
Having a swing near your fire pit seems like a very cozy and fun idea. This type of seating is best suited for backyard fire pit ideas. This fire pit is made up of concrete blocks and there is a cauldron inside it to keep fire limited to the firepit only. You can use your creativity to make it look more eye-catchy.
DIY Bricks Fire Pit Ideas
It looks quite easy to make, and the required materials can also be found in the market easily. Its square shape makes it way more easy to create a minimalist aesthetic for your backyard. Though these blocks are not fire-resistant, and will end up crumbling to dust. However you can use a fire ring as a liner, it will minimize the damage.
Table Fire Pit Ideas
Table fire pit gives your patio or your backyard a modern look unlike regular fire pits. You can keep it on your terrace or in the yard and use it for barbecues or campfire with friends. It is safe yet beautiful.
Fountain Cum Fire Pit
It’s a pretty unique and cool idea plus it also saves your space as you are getting a fountain and fire pit together. It is something to flex in your circle.
Patio Stone Fire Pit Ideas
This kind of fire pit setup is best suitable for a less spacious backyard. If you also don’t have a lot of space in your backyard you can opt for this or a similar set up like this one for your backyard.
Slate Rock Fire Pit
This is a DIY type of fire pit, the stones used for creating the fire pit are slate. It is easily available in the market, you can get it online or even find it easily at a rocky place if you have such a place nearby. If you are going to try it out then make sure to follow all the safety measures to avoid any accidents.
Cinder Block Fire Pit Ideas
This is also a DIY fire pit you can make on your own if you can get your hands on cinder blocks. These blocks are used for setting the foundation of a building and good for many DIY projects. Using these bricks is a good idea for your backyard fire pit if you are going to follow the precautions.
Stone Block Fire Pit
A DIY firepit suitable for small spaces you can make it even if you have very less space as it isn’t in the center instead it secures its place in the corner which makes it space efficient, but it is not so much suitable if you are planning a campfire night with your friend circle or family, but it is a good get go for barbeque.
Marble Stone Table Fire Pit
You can set your fire pit table on your patio, in the garden or on the terrace. It’s a good replacement for a traditional fire pit, with a pinch of modernism. It would match with your furniture perfectly, and you can have several options whether it is about color, shape or size.
How to DIY a Fire Pit at Home
It’s quite easy to DIY a fire pit at home if you have sufficient tools and enough knowledge on how to use these tools. Follow the instructions given in the image and have your own fire pit at home.
Cosmic Metal Fire Pit
Metal fire pit can be a good option for you if you use a fire pit occasionally and don’t have enough space to get one. In such a case you should consider a metal fire pit. There are numerous options you can find as per your taste. This one is basically a outdoor fire pit because you can carry it to your picnic spots.
Fire Pit Cauldron
What’s better than a barbeque evening near a lake. If you have a lake or a pond near you. This setup is a must try, it is a well planned and well placed fire pit setup.
Stonehenge Fire Pit Ideas
Who doesn’t want a backyard with fire pit? well this a pretty unique and beautiful fire pit can be used for campfire or barbeque. It is also a DIY type of fire pit, you need to do it or get it done from a professional.
Cozy Backyard Fire Pit
This is simple yet gives the vintage vibe; the fire pit we would get to see in an old bungalow type of look. Best suited if situated in the backyard.
Wood Burning Fire Pit Ideas
It is clearly a DIY fire pit created with some rocks and woods. It is better to use it in dusty ground so there are no chances of any kind of fire accidents. It can serve multiple purposes as it is in open ground it can be used for campfire or barbecues as shown in the image.
Metal Forest Theme Fire Pit
It is not like other traditional fire pits, it is portable. You can fix it at a particular spot but can also carry it to other spots if needed. It can be used for the purpose fire pits serve or as an item of decor which elevates the look of your yard.
Concrete Cauldron Fire Pit
It is good for aesthetic purposes but not good enough for replacement of traditional fire pits due to its smaller size.
Fire Wood Shaped DIY Fire Pit
It’s a unique shape to find as a fire pit, square and round shapes are common so why not try something unique. It’s a DIY fire pit you can either construct it on your own or get it done by someone with better knowledge. You can easily place it in any corner of your yard or may be in the center if you wish to. It would look good either way.
Circular Fire Pit With Storage
It is clearly not a DIY project; you’ll need to buy it from the market or if you may get lucky enough to find it online. It is a complete set of fire pit table and chairs. You can also change its location if you wish to because it is not fixed at only one place.
Hanging Illusion Fire Pit Ideas
It looks as if it is hanging and balanced between two circular frames, you can use it for grilling purposes. And this type of design is best suited for your backyard if you have a modern looking home.
Simple Iron Cauldron Fire Pit
You can also achieve a similar setup with minimal efforts. Either you can keep things the same or spice up the things by adding water in the hollow space in the ground.
Modular Circular Fire Pit Ideas
It is a modular fire pit, you can change the number of blocks in the table and use them as chairs. There are two chairs per block and there is storage available. You can store wooden blocks here for your fire pit.
Minimal Wood Burning Fire Pit Ideas
A very simple, minimal and multi- purpose fire pit. You can use it occasionally and put it back in the store room if not needed. Either use it in the backyard or on the terrace. You can also carry it to your picnic spot. It can also be used as a grilling table.
Multi-Purpose Fire Pit Ideas
It is a multi-purpose fire pit. It can be used as a table where you can grill your veggies, pork belly or whatever you want to and can be used as a dining table. Use it as a bonfire etc.
Metal Lotus Fire Pit Ideas
It is an indoor fire pit which is safe for your lungs and your home. As it needs bioethanol to ignite fire and bioethanol does not produce any smoke because it burns with 98% of efficiency. It’s only for aesthetics purposes you can place it anywhere it would look best in your house.
Iron Plate Fire Pit Ideas
It is an affordable fire pit you can place anywhere and keep it back in the storage room if not needed. It is best for less spacious houses. You can set it either in your yard, terrace or in your living room if you have a working chimney.
Steel Wall Fire Pit ideas
It is an indoor fire pit, the primary purpose of this can be decor as it is smaller in size which is not enough to be used as a traditional fire pit. Either you can fix it near your bonfire in the living room or on the terrace as a decorative piece.
Hanging Fire Pit Ideas
Hanging fire pit looks unique and it is safe as well because there is no contact with the ground so less chances of fire accidents. Can be moved from one place to another, if you need to change the location you can very well. Can be used for bonfire, grilling etc.
Semi Sphere Fire Pit Ideas
It’s A unique and classy design for a fire pit. Not meant to serve a large number of groups though two to three people can use it with ease. It is best suited for couples and not for groups. You can keep it in your bedroom or living room and try to use bio ethanol based fuel if you don’t have any chimney or vent to let the smoke out.
Living Room Fire Pit Ideas
Fire pit in the living room sounds cool. It is possible and beautiful to have an indoor fire pit. You can also have an indoor fire pit with proper safety measures such as glass cover and chimney.
Terrace Table Fire Pit
You can achieve this type of setup on your terrace. Either you can buy it or get a professional to do it. The table fire pit is very popular when it comes to indoor fire pits. It is easy and safe to ignite fire in a table fire pit.
Fire Pit Barbecue Table
Having a dining table with an inbuilt fire pit is a beautiful idea. This fire pit is not supposed to serve as the traditional fire pits, it is for aesthetics purposes only. The fire in the center is not from any kind of wood or coal, it is gas that is igniting the fire and the pebbles are there to hide the source of fire.
DIY Fire Pit With Pot
It is very much possible to create a decorative fire pit from scratch. If you find a pot at your home or you can just buy it from a plant nursery near you. Fill it with fire glasses which are easily available online or get online. Then put a steel can in the middle of the fire glass, don’t forget to cover the can with a fire ring . And fill it with bioethanol or liquid wax. Then ignite the fire and enjoy.
Comfy Living Room Fire Pit Ideas
Yes, you read the title right, not only on the terrace you can have a fire pit in your living room with proper safety measures. Your room should have air vents and a chimney right above your fire pit so the fire stays contained and smoke doesn’t spread in the room making it uncomfortable.
Fire Glass Fire Pit Ideas
You can use fire glass to decorate your indoor or outdoor fire pit only if it is for aesthetics purposes, it is designed for gas fire pits. if you need a proper functional fire pit such as for grilling and all then you should not use fire glasses.
Fire glass is designed to withstand high temperatures which is why it won’t melt, burn or discolor over time. And are available in various colors, shapes and sizes which allows you to redecorate your fire pit every day using different varieties.
In Ground Stone Fire Pit Ideas
It is easy to construct and doesn’t need much materials.. You’ll need stone bricks and plates, some binding agent, a tool to dig a hole and you’re good to go. Follow these simple steps to get it done quickly.
- Dig a circular pit with a plain platform
- Start covering the inner surroundings of the pit with the help of bricks and the binding agent
- Now place some stone plates outside of the fire pit to give it a platform type of look.
The outer stones won’t only work for aesthetic but also for safety as it would not let the fire spread any further from the pit.
Wooden Step Fire Pit Ideas
If you have the appropriate budget you can achieve the exact same setup if you want something cheaper than you can use this picture as inspiration and create a somewhat similar looking setup. You can place the fire pit in the center and use the surrounding for seating which would look like the steps, or you can run your creative horses.
Gravel Fire Pit Ideas
It’s a DIY fire pit you can create on your own. The only part which might seem difficult is getting the exact same looking bricks but as we know everything is available for those who want to find it. You can find these types of bricks in the marble stores easily.
Fire Pit Cover
It is a simple traditional above ground fire pit but there is a cover which makes it multi purpose. You can use it as a regular fire pit and when not in use put that wooden cover over it and use it as a table, it would also lessen your work of cleaning when you will use it again later.
Portable Outdoor Fire Pit Ideas
Though it is a common one and can be used anywhere for multiple purposes, it’s also cost efficient and hassle free, less chances of accidents.
Concrete Seating Gravel Fire Pit Ideas
It is an inground fire pit with an oval shape and concrete seating in the half and in the other half wooden chairs or benches would do a job. This concrete seating can be covered with cushions for more comfort or can be used raw as it is, totally based on your preferences.
Indoor Gas Fire Pit Ideas
It is a decorative fire pit that can be put anywhere on the house because it doesn’t produce smoke as it ignites fire with the help of gas. You can also go for bioethanol for more safety.
Grilling Plate Fire Pit Ideas
There are almost zero efforts in this type of fire pit, no digging up, no structure needed, nothing. All you need is some random rocks and a grassless ground to avoid fire accidents. Make a circle of rocks and put some woods in the circle and you are good to go. You can use grilling plates as well to make it more fun.
Platform Fire Pit Ideas
Having platform fire pits are common but convenient and safe. There are various materials you can use to give it a different look. It can be plain rocks same as shown in the picture or you can use textured rocks to give it a more raw look. You can opt for in- built seating or can use chairs or benches separately. It’s cool both ways.