Yellow light shines from the lanterns mounted on wood columns as evening sets in around this cozy country patio. Three stone steps lead from the covered section to an open-air patio with a stone fire pit. A stone wall surrounds the patio and is bordered by a mulched section of trees and shrubs.
Landscape lighting and mounted sconces illuminate this party barn's back patio area in the evening light. Black roofing extends from the red barn to create a covered patio section that then expands to an open area with a stone fire pit. Mulched sections are planted with short trees leading into the open yard.
Landscape lighting shining on the wood section of the retaining wall and a bright fire create a warm glow in the evening light on this patio. Concrete tiles create a grid flooring with grass lining each square. Brown wicker furniture provides seating to enjoy the night air.
Concrete pavers create a grid-like look to this patio. Strips of grass between the concrete sections add color and softness. Brown wicker chairs are decorated with turquoise and green graphic throw pillows. A raised fire pit blends nicely with the casual design.
A stone and wood retaining wall frames this modern backyard with concrete hardscaping. A grid of grass grows between concrete tiles, adding natural color to the industrial look. Brown wicker furniture creates a seating area near the square-shaped fire pit.
The versatility of pavers can enable homeowners to create a circular design around a fire pit, or other shapes, such as a square space, for entertaining day or night. These pavers are made of recycled granite.
The contemporary rooftop living room has 360-degree view of Boston with views of the Hancock Building, Copley Square and Beacon Street. Wood plank insets help define the seating area, which centers around a sleek fire pit. Beautiful plantings line the edge of the rooftop.
An exterior wall in the kitchen was opened to create a doorway to the 900-square-foot wooden deck that comfortably fits a 10-foot concrete topped dining table, three all-weather modular sectional sofas and a five-foot concrete fire pit.
This 4,000 square foot retreat on Lake Gaston in rural North Carolina features an inviting pool and plenty of space to lounge outside in the sun or shade.
Outdoor drapery helped blur the lines between indoor spaces and exterior porches filled with upholstery, swings and places for lazy napping next to the saltwater pool, all keeping a fresh, clean and neutral palette. And after the sun goes down, the party moves to the lakeside fire pit.
Located in Sausalito, California, the Mansion at Casa Madrona is a 5,000-square-foot guest house that boasts a huge outdoor living space with one of the most fabulous fire pits we've ever seen. You'll never want to leave.