10 DIY Fire Pit Projects for Your Backyard

Whether it’s hot or cold outside, fire pits are one of the best DIY project investments you can make for your backyard. They’re easy to make and set the mood for summer backyard parties and winter cuddles on the patio. Even if you don’t have a ton of space, these DIY firepit ideas can be adjusted to your needs.

First, check out these backyard ideas to learn how you can add that final touch to your space.

DIY Firepit Ideas for Your Backyard

Need that wow factor for your yard on a small budget? Fire pits are not only easy to make, but cost effective too. You can spend as little as $10 on an up-cycled fire pit. Most of these fire pit ideas are even under $100. No need to get creative because all the ideas you need are below.

1. Simple Round Over Grass Fire Pit

If you’re a visual learner, you’re going to love this video. Thrift Diving teaches you how to build a DIY fire pit in your backyard on minimal time.

2. The Perfect S’more Fire Pit

4 Step Fire Pit DIY-DIY firepit ideas

Creating the ultimate s’more machine in your backyard can be done in 4 steps? Count me in! This tutorial from A Beautiful Mess shows you how to get it done with no funny business.

3. $60 Fire Pit Idea

$60 Fire Pit DIY

This classic fire pit on grass will set you back only $60. To make it you’ll only need square pavers, triangle pavers, gray pavers and paver sand. Oh, and a hammer. See the tutorial from Keeping it Simple Crafts.

4. Up-cycled Fire Pit DIY

patio fire pit DIY

Sometimes people are nice and will give you their old fire pit bowls. Lesson of the day? People are great. Check out Always Chasing Life for the details.

5. Stone Fire Pit DIY With Half Wall

Stone Fire Pit With Half Wall

Simple fire pits are the best way to keep on budget. They also go great with any backyard design. This DIY fire pit idea from Flikr only requires a hammer, broom, stones, and heavy duty glue. You can always use cement, but it isn’t necessary.

6. $75 Fire Pit DIY

$75 Fire Pit

HowChoo gives 3 great options for building a fire pit in your backyard. Naturally, his favorite being the cheapest one. I’m really loving the adorable stars and moon cut out!

7. Paved Patio Fire Pit

Paver Patio Fire Pit DIY

Everyday Shortcuts teaches you all the know how on building a fire pit. Don’t worry, they’ve got you covered on the important bits like leveling.

8. Fire Pit Patio

Country Cottage Fire Pit Idea

Set the mood in your backyard with a cottage style fire pit from Brooklyn Limestone. This ambiance definitely makes this project one of my favorite DIY firepit ideas!

9. Stacked Flagstone

Easy DIY Fire Pit

If you’re looking for a beautiful neutral fire pit for your garden area, consider this DIY from Houzz.

10. Fire Pit With Adjustable Draft

Only different thing you should do when following this tutorial is using fire bricks instead of the current paver material. Same thing goes for the other cinder blocks. Now go show Brendan Chapuis on YouTube some love!

Hope you liked these DIY fire pit projects as much as I have!

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