Looking for DIY firepit ideas? I’m sharing 12 creative and frugal ideas to add to your backyard!
A fire pit can add a lot of value to any outdoor living space and more importantly: it’s a great place to make memories alongside friends and family! Even if you can’t afford to call in the professionals, there are still options available. I am happy to say this is a DIY project that’s totally doable. I don’t think you can describe the sense of accomplishment you will feel when roasting S’mores around the fire pit you built with your own hands but it will be worth it, I promise! Here are 12 DIY firepit ideas to get you inspired!
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DIY Firepit Ideas
Looking for DIY firepit ideas? I'm sharing 12+ creative and frugal ideas to add to your backyard!
DIY Smokeless Fire Pit
When you love the firepit but hate the smoke! Learn how to make your own DIY smokeless fire pit!
How To Build A DIY Stone Firepit
Here is a no-fuss stone fire pit that's perfect if you want sturdy results with minimal effort. Both kids and grown-ups will definitely love spending time around it.
DIY Concrete Fire Pit
A concrete fire pit is another budget-friendly option and it has a nice modern look that will wow your guests.
How To Build A Custom Backyard Fire Pit
A lot of DIY fire pits are built using fire rings. They are definitely optional but will make the fire pit more durable in time and prevent the outer bricks from getting charred.
Gorgeous Tiled DIY Firepit
Starting with an old propane fire pit you can end up having this beauty in your backyard. And yes, I would dare to say that couch should also be mandatory!
Make Your Own Firepit In 4 Easy Steps
What I love most about this particular project is how perfect the stones are arranged. It seems like the trick to getting them so nice and tight is using a rubber mallet.
DIY Easy Firepit & Seating
Here's a fire pit project that's pretty simple and has a nice rustic look (even without the log seating). Speaking of seating, PrettyHandyGirl also has a tutorial for built-in firepit benches if you're up for a bit of woodworking.
DIY Patio Table With Firepit
A fire pit table is also a brilliant way to transform your backyard. This one can also be used for grilling which is even better!
Build A DIY Firepit In A Weekend
The fire pit and surrounding area have been transformed during a weekend and it was totally worth the effort. This is a great way to bring life to an otherwise forgotten corner of your yard.
DIY Fire Pit In Under 2 Hours
This is probably one of the fastest, easiest and cheapest ways to build a fire pit. It doesn't use a metal ring, it's ready in under two hours and costs around $70.
DIY Backyard Firepit
The metal ring used for this fire pit comes with a small pivoting grill which makes it even more functional. It's definitely worth buying, don't you think?
Modern DIY Welded Fire Pit
If you're up for a little welding then you can surely DIY this modern fire pit with no problems. It has a very clean look but works just as well as the stone fire pits.
How To Build A Fire Pit
Last but not least, here is another super easy DIY fire pit. This one uses larger and smaller wedge wall blocks in between which makes it easier to fit them tight without too much effort and there will be no need to manually cut the stones to size.
There are tons of DIY fire pit ideas available online but if you are having trouble figuring out where to start here are some interesting projects I recommend starting with. These DIYs are on the frugal side, using mostly basic materials and some of them will be ready in just a few hours!
Do you have a backyard area that’s ready to welcome a fire pit and how do you plan to decorate the surrounding space?
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That concrete fireplace is amazing!