Ideas & Inspiration

Fire Pit Ideas

Gas Fire Pit Ideas
Gray bowl-shaped gas fire pit and gray wicker outdoor lounge chairs.

A pair of outdoor lounge chairs and a gas fire pit with a ledge wide enough to rest a glass creates the perfect spot to enjoy a post-dinner nightcap.

Wood-Burning Fire Pit
Circular wood-burning metal fire pit beside outdoor furniture.

If you love the smell of smoke but prefer indoor living, place a wood-burning fire pit on the patio. Cauldron-style fire pits burn wood slowly, so make sure there's plenty of comfortable seating for a long evening of relaxing.

Modern Fire Pit
Modern rectangular stone fire pit on a patio.

Modernize your outdoor space with sleek metal furniture and a rectangular fire pit with the look of polished gray stone or marble. Up the drama by replacing traditional heat-resistant rocks with black lava or colorful glass chips.

Conversation Fire Pit
Built-in, stone fit pit and seating combination.

Enjoy the radiating warmth of a semi-enclosed outdoor conversation fire pit. Curved stone walls create both privacy and extra seating. Add lots of plump outdoor pillows and cushioned patio furniture for spacious comfort around the fire.


Enjoy the radiating warmth of a semi-enclosed outdoor conversation fire pit. Curved stone walls create both privacy and extra seating. Add lots of plump outdoor pillows and cushioned patio furniture for spacious comfort around the fire.


Smaller, lightweight models are portable fire pit options for your deck or patio. These can be great alternatives to permanent fire pit installations.

Stone Fire Pit Ideas
Stone fire pit on a patio with wooden walls.

Fire pit patio sets can be a stylish addition to your outdoor space. Matching furniture and accessories give a finished look to your patio.


Create the feeling of sitting around in the campfire in wood Adirondack chairs
If you don’t want to distract from the beautiful scenery beyond your patio, look for in-ground fire pit ideas. Your cozy gathering spot can provide a crackling fire and allow an unobstructed view at the same time.

Chiminea Fire Pit
A terracotta chiminea fire in the corner of a stone coutryard.

Warm up the corner of a stone-walled deck or patio with a chiminea. It provides a focal point without being the center of attention. Pick a rustic terracotta finish and pair it with flowering plants in complementary planters.

Upscale Campfire Pit
Round, metal wood-burning fire pit on a patio with white-cushioned sectional.

For a new twist on everyone's favorite gathering spot, start with a round wood-burning fire pit in a bronze or cast iron finish. Pair it with a deep-cushioned sectional and tall greenery for a woodsy feel.

DIY Outdoor Fire Pit Ideas
A person using pavers to build a fire pit.

Turn an empty outdoor area into a statement piece by making your own small or large fire pit. DIY fire pit ideas have no limit. See our step-by-step guide for building one of the best fire pit design ideas using stackable stone pavers.

Fire Pit Landscaping Ideas
Stone fire pit on a round patio bordered by plants and shrubbery.

Any type of fire pit can be the focal point of your outdoor living space. Choose a fit pit that fits your style or build your landscape around the centerpiece.

Metal Fire Pit Ideas
A cast iron fire pit with a copper finish on a patio with outdoor furniture.

Metal fire pits in a wide range of style and can be made from aluminum, cast iron, copper, steel or stainless steel. Whichever you choose, your metal fire pit ideas should include a fire pit cover to protect it from the elements and keep it looking good for years to come.

Fire Pit Tables
Red fire glass in the flame area of a fire pit table.

Warm up around the smooth top of fire pit tables. Use colored fire glass in your propane or natural gas fire pit to add some splash under the flames. The rich color brings another element of charm to your decor. You can also put outdoor dining in a new light with tabletop fire pits. The dancing flames double as both outdoor lighting and a unique table centerpiece.

Fire Pit Styling
A stone block fire pit with Adirondack chairs in a fenced back yard.

You don't need a large open area to have a backyard retreat with a fire pit. Hang string lights around the perimeter of your patio. It will add a soft glow to complement the flames and give the illusion of a larger space.

Whether you're looking for cozy, contemporary, rustic or refined, you can be sure there's a fire pit to match your style. Use our app when you’re searching for outdoor heating options and the best fire pit ideas for you. Snap a picture of an item you like and we’ll show you similar products.