Using a brick retaining wall and flagstone floor, the landscape architects carved out a patio in the owners' backyard. Two wooden benches, two rocking chairs and two Adirondacks bask in the view of White Rock Lake and the warmth from the fire pit.
This Dallas, Texas, backyard features two separate fire features: a fire pit surrounded by rocking chairs for intimate gathering or marshmallow roasting and a dramatic stone fireplace at the corner of the yard.
You can choose to rock or sit stationary on this contemporary back porch. Black and gray striped cushions are accented with red floral throw pillows, adding bright pops of color to the natural setting. A circular fire pit is decorated with black tile that reflects the flames.
Travertine creates clean lines and a high-end look for this square fire pit on a pool deck made of ipe wood. Volcanic rock fills the natural gas fire pit, which has a stainless steel burner. The modern fire pit and pool area is designed by Atlanta-based Hearthstone Environments.
Unique raised tanning rocks adjacent to the hot tub are covered with red cushions, providing a resting spot for poolgoers. The pool and surrounding patio are designed with ancient feng shui principles in mind.
A cozy patio includes a fire pit and rocking chairs, where family and guests may enjoy temperate Dallas nights. The patio is trimmed by a koi pond and terraced flower beds and is accessible by a slate bridge, lending to its intimate feel.
When adding comfy seating to your fire pit, think about how you can best use each piece year round, then easily add holiday charm with accents. Instead of choosing red or green upholstery, this area was outfitted with modern rocking chairs with rich navy upholstery, a color that can mix with a wide variety of accent colors for seasonal looks.
During the holidays it's likely you'll have impromptu guests whether you're entertaining indoors or outdoors. Instead of splurging on extra main seating like armchairs, rockers or sofas, simply keep a few stackable chairs on-hand to handle overflow for extra guests. Chairs can also be used for extra serving space.
A creative approach to a patio design, the paver path leads to two stone patios in this beautiful garden. Lined with large rocks and colorful plants, this patio area creates a lovely spot for enjoying a fire in the small portable fire pit.
Sleek rocking chairs, boxy armchairs and a clean-lined sofa pair with a large fire pit for a cozy yet contemporary feel on this back porch. Large sliding glass doors allow outdoor-indoor functionality.
What a peaceful place to enjoy some company. This outdoor design includes a small sitting area with rocking chairs and a fire pit. A koi pond runs directly beside the sitting space to contribute to the tranquil setting.