Consider alternative materials for creating your outdoor room. Shells, wine bottles, crushed glass and fossils make stunning outdoor countertops. Using different hardscape materials — like stamped or stained concrete — can save you a bundle while infusing the backyard with style.
An outdoor living area near the top of the backyard garden features a gas fire pit for easy fire-starting. With a garden this big and entertaining a priority, ways to save time and add instant ambiance are critical.
Backyard With Fire Pit and Chairs
This backyard has lots of different areas, but it feels cohesive because of a winding stone path that links fire pit to patios to varied garden beds.
Sleek, industrial poolside furniture and funky light fixtures tie this unique backyard together. White lounge chairs offer additional seating around the fire pit which stands out against the gray stone wall.
Ample planters turn this contemporary backyard into a lush green space, with fruit trees overhanging the cozy pergola and fire pit. The yard features separates areas for lounging, dining and gardening.