17 Awesome DIY Fire Pit Ideas For Your Garden (With Plans & Pictures)

Fire pits are a fantastic way to enjoy the late-night right in your home. You get to enjoy cold evenings under the warmth of your outdoor fire pit. The summer is not left out as you get to enjoy roasting your marshmallows on your backyard fire pit with friends and family.

Are you looking to make your fire pit but don’t know where to start? Not to worry, we’ll go through these 17 amazing DIY fire pit ideas with easy steps you can follow.

1. Easy stone-stacked fire pit

Easy stone-stacked fire pit

Difficulty: Easy

This super easy fire pit design is made by stacking flat stones of uniform size round the prepared fire pit area. It does not require cement to hold them together. This design does not require any building experience to assemble, and you can complete this using the guide in a day

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2. Concrete tree rings fire pit

Concrete tree rings fire pit

Difficulty: Intermediate

This outdoor fire pit is made of concrete rings and stones. The rings are stacked accordingly, with the stones placed in-between and a weber grill at the centre. If you’re not sure where you want to fix your fire pit, then this design is for you as you can disassemble and move the pit whenever you want.

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3. Brick and stone in-ground fire pit

Brick and stone in-ground fire pit

Difficulty: Intermediate

This fire pit is placed in the ground and is made of stones and bricks. While this design is easy to make, you’ll need a lot of digging to get this done. Using different brick colours can enhance the aesthetics of your fire pit.

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4. DIY concrete block fire pit

DIY concrete block fire pit

Difficulty: Intermediate

This concrete block fire pit requires a little investment in concrete blocks. To make this, you need concrete blocks, gravel and a metal ring to keep the concrete blocks in place.

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5. Square metal fire pit

Square metal fire pit

Difficulty: Intermediate

This metal fire pit involves some welding experience. If you don’t know about welding, you should employ the help of a welder. Get metal sheets and weld into a square shape. Fix it into the ground and spread gravel in it.

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6. Half wall fire pits

Half wall fire pits

Difficulty: Intermediate

This is a fire pit design with safety in mind. If you’re conscious about your safety while using a fire pit, you’ll love this plan. It comes with a block wall covering one area and another going around the fire pit

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7. Unique brick and stone fire pit

Unique brick and stone fire pit

Difficulty: Intermediate

Just like most garden fire pit ideas, the design makes use of stones, bricks and cement to set up. To make for an even beautiful area, use the rocks to floor round the area, to give it a uniform look.

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8. Easy concrete fire pit with base

Easy concrete fire pit with base

Difficulty: Easy

If you’re looking to avoid the stress of digging up your lawn. Then you should be considering the fireproof concrete fire pit design. It is easy to make as you just have to align the concrete and slabs to create a fireproof tire pit

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9. Square block fire pit

Square block fire pit

Difficulty: Intermediate

If you’re tired of the typical circular fire pits and you’re looking for something different. This design will not only give your fire pit a unique design, but it is also easy to set up after digging. Dig up the area and set up your blocks in a square, you do not need special equipment to shape the block anymore.

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10. Simple brick in-ground fire pit

Simple brick in-ground fire pit

Difficulty: Easy

This simple bricks fire pit is made by digging up a small area, pouring in gravel and using the help of cement to hold the bricks together. The bricks give it a medieval look. The design can also be completed within a day, so if you’re looking to get a fireplace up and running quickly, this might be the design you need.

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11. Tractor wheel and stones fire pit

Tractor wheel and stones fire pit

Difficulty: Easy

Using a tractor tire wheel and stones, you can set up a fantastic fire pit in your garden. This design uses the wheel from a tractor, rocks and gravel to build a fire pit. This design is effortless to accomplish as you do not need to dig up your yard.

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12. Steel and stone circular fire pit

Steel and stone circular fire pit

Difficulty: hard

This is a beautiful fire pit design that may require knowledge on welding. You need to weld the pan into a circular shape and fit in the stones to create a beautiful design. A pan is then placed in the centre of the pit.

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13. Simple bricks fire pit

Simple bricks fire pit

Difficulty: Intermediate

This design makes for a good barbecue spot for the family. This design is made by stacking bricks on each other to form a circle. Then pouring gravel or stones to create a fireproof pit. You can then place a barbecue grill on the bricks.

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14. Stone fire pit with fire bowl

Stone fire pit with fire bowl

Difficulty: Easy

This is a simple fireplace design you can set up and use before the weekend. Stones are stacked on each other with a fire bowl placed in the middle. The model does not require digging up your lawn, so you can easily to set it up.

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15. Family-oriented stone fire pit

Family-oriented stone fire pit

Difficulty: Intermediate

This is a family-oriented fire pit design that you can make and enjoy with your family. This design includes a palm print from your family members. It is made by digging up the area of your pit and using mortar and stones to build.

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16. Concrete fire pit bowl

Concrete fire pit bowl

Difficulty: Hard

This is a very unique and beautiful fire pit that’ll increase the appeal of your home. It is, however, a little technical to build. You’ll need to make the concrete bowl and use smooth stones to fill it up.

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17. Garden fireplace with bench

Garden fireplace with bench

Difficulty: Intermediate

If you’re looking for a different and unique design, this design will give you a different feel than the usual fireplace. It also has a bench where your friends and family can relax while waiting for the grill to be ready.

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About Jennifer Igra

Growing up in Brooklyn, New York City known for it’s green gardens. Jennifer, a 30 year old gardener and green living fanatic started Igra World to share her gardening journey and increase gardening awareness among masses. Follow Igra World to improve your gardening skills.

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