No matter the season, a cozy fire pit in the backyard is a luxurious retreat. Hold on to the warmth of those summer nights by adding a fire pit to your outdoor living area. Whether you have a tiny terrace in the heart of the city or a sprawling landscape on a countryside farm, there are many options when it comes to choosing the right fire pit for your space. When designing an outdoor area with a fire pit, keep in mind space, color and textures. Choose a safe location away from high-traffic areas, trees and other debris. Create a pathway for easy accessibility and space your seating far enough apart for ample walking room.
Take a look at the following outdoor fire pit ideas to bring warmth to your outdoor living space.
3. Built-in fire pit
Elegant and formal, this long and lean built-in fire pit brings a relaxing resort-style setting to your backyard. Use a fire pit as an accent in your contemporary patio design for a stunning seating area that accentuates the architecture of your home.
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4. Cabin fire pit
Enhance the rustic vibe of your woodland retreat by adding an outdoor fire pit to your deck. This massive stone fireplace creates a sophisticated, snug setting in a remote cabin in the woods.
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5. Modern fire pit bowl
Some outdoor fire pits, like this modern fire pit bowl, are made for entertaining. Dressing up your patio with a small, round fire pit is an easy option for illuminating your backyard and adding a little drama to your outdoor living design.
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6. Curved fireplace
This backyard is set up to succeed with a curved fireplace, covered dining area and outdoor kitchen that will keep you warm through every season. With extra seating along the bottom, this stone fireplace creates a comfortable social space for friends and family to gather.
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