The best DIY backyard fire pits to make your summer rock
Nothing quite says summer memories like a backyard fire pit. Learn how to make your own with these 13 awesome ideas.
Simple and stony
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Who says you need complexity to create style? This DIY fire pit is simple, yet perfect for any space.
Regal and concrete
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Imagine yourself sitting in front of this regal fire pit creation with a glass of red in hand. #ahhh
Flowers and fire
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Upcycle an old flower pot from your garden for a basic and unique look for your backyard.
Flames and games
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Sure this fire pit looks awesome with its alternating brick pattern, but it's the DIY checkerboard game cover that we fell in love with.
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A noteworthy design, this square fire pit looks simply enchanting.
In the ground, don't mess around
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Who says every fire pit must be above ground? Break the norm and do a little digging to make your summer spectacular.
Small and personal
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Don't have a large backyard to build a fire pit? No fear, this pint-sized pit is perfect for those with limited space.
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Magnificent and metal
Image credit: The Brick House
Not all fire pits must be made with stone or bricks. Take this square metal beauty into your backyard to heat up your sexy, summer nights.
Beauty in the bricks
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Some fire pits are almost too pretty to set on fire, including this gorgeous brick wonder that's built in-ground.
A Cinder-ella block story
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This option is perfect for those of you that like to buy a little extra when you're renovating your home or garden. Made with cement blocks, this fire pit is ordinary, yet noteworthy.
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Create a masterpiece by adding a flattering mosaic tile pattern to your backyard decor. No matter what medium you utilize for the fire pit itself, you're sure to make quite the statement.
Koi pond turned fire pit
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Have an unused koi pond? Fill it in and turn it into a fire pit. And if you don't have one, it does make for a pretty cool design.
Upcycled and washed
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Don't toss your broken washing machine. Instead, upcycle it into the coolest looking fire pit you'll see at the entire summer block party.