Everybody loves hanging around the ire during the summer, or enjoying a bonfire with your buddies in fall. But what if you could do that everyday? In your own backyard! That's what we did, and now we always have an area for entertaining!
Step 1: Dig and Dig and Dig Some More!
We chose to go down about two feet, to make sure it was really safe. Then, using brick, line the inside of the pit until you've reached the top. Measuring is a must so be careful when evening out the area inside the pit.
Step 2: Add the Stone Border!
Adding pieces of stone, rock, or more brick makes it seem more rustic, and modern, while actually serving a purpose: to keep you safe from flames, a place to rest your shoes while your hanging around your brand new pit. Building this cost us nothing because we had extra brick and stone from earlier home renovations. And there you go! An easy DIY brick fire pit.