Any time you're setting up seating around a fire pit, it's important to ensure a fire-safe surface underfoot that can also stand up to heavy foot traffic. Keep the area covered with pea gravel which is readily available coast-to-coast, affordable and requires zero maintenance.
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.
This large patio has a range of outdoor entertaining options: An open-air sitting area cozies up by a raised fire pit. There's also a covered patio with the potential to be completely shielded from the elements, thanks to a cleverly-designed pergola with louvers and automated vinyl walls.
Outdoor drapery helps 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.
This stunning backyard oasis features a covered patio area with multiple brown rattan seating options and a grill. Large boulders provide rustic accents throughout the space, while a fire pit provides a cozy spot for relaxing outdoors.
A casual wood dining table with eight chairs provides the perfect place for outdoor dining with friends and family. The covered transitional-style patio also features a cozy sitting area nearby with a fire pit for guests to enjoy before or after dinner.
Vanishing walls, through the use of pocket glass doors, blend the indoors and out for this modern desert home. The covered outdoor pavilion features a chic bar area, comfortable furnishings and the piece de resistance is a sunken fire pit and sectional.
The neutral palette of this country porch creates a calm, relaxing feel. Stylish dark wicker furniture provides plenty of seating. Recessed lighting, yellow accent lighting, string lights in the yard and a fire pit combine to keep the space well-lit and warm.
Sleek stone columns elevate this contemporary home above the ground, creating a built-in covered patio that houses an outdoor kitchen, a fire pit and a swimming pool. Ample lighting keeps the patio space fully illuminated at night.
Each area of this rooftop deck showcases a different view of the city skyline. The bar area, sitting area, custom fire pit and grill are perfect for entertaining. The contemporary space features a reclaimed timber pergola and hardwood decking.
Dramatic lighting and an artful fire pit bring style and flair to the backyard pool and spa of a luxury home in Westlake, Texas. The entertainment-ready space also features a covered outdoor grill area, sitting area, fireplace and an outdoor shower.