This naturalistic, circular fire pit carved from local sandstone features a distinct design fitting with the nature preserve located behind the fence. Margie Grace of Grace Design Associates in Santa Barbara, Calif., won an 2015 Association of Professional Landscape Designers award for her design of the property in Goleta, Calif.
This rustic patio area features gray paver stones and a large stone fire pit surrounded by brown rattan chairs with green cushions. Large boulder stones trim the perimeter of the patio, while a black chain link fence contains the dog run located just behind the space.
This outdoor kitchen introduces contemporary design in a natural setting. The space's grilling area is connected to a bar with ample seating. A nearby circular stone fire pit offers another gathering space.
Homeowners Mike and Apryl really like the smell of a wood fire so the fire pit fits the bill. Paired with rustic rocking chairs, the stone fire pit adds warmth to the backyard oasis featured on HGTV's Yard Crashers.