Create Your Own Home Oasis with 15 Small Backyard Fire Pit Ideas on Landscaping!

Written by Kristiyana Burdeva

Spring is finally here, and now is the time when we can all enjoy a nice warm day, spent in our gardens or backyards. Nothing better than setting up a small area, where you can read a book, drink a glass of lemonade or invite friends over to sit by the fire and drink cocktails. Wondering how to create the perfect backyard firepit oasis for your leisure time? Here are 15 budget-friendly small backyard fire pit ideas on landscaping.

Small backyard gravel ground fire pit idea

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Want to set up a relaxing corner in your small backyard for you and your family? Create this laid-back seating area where you can enjoy the warm spring and summer nights. The fire bowl will warm you up at times when it’s colder. A gravel ground will create a rustic look. Don’t forget to stock up on soft blankets!

Stylish half-bricked garden fire pit

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Do you want to create a firepit for your garden that has an exceptional look? Give a try at this stylish half-bricked firepit. It won’t be that easy to make, but the outcome will surely be worth it. You and those closest to you will be able to enjoy your time spent together by the warm and light of this cool firepit.

Budget-friendly small backyard landscaping

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Are you looking for a budget-friendly landscaping idea for your small backyard? I’ve got just the thing for you! When you want to design the perfect outdoor area for resting, consider investing in one specific item that will light up the whole place (pun intended). In this case, a freestanding firepit. Surround the rest of the place with more affordable pieces like comfy pillows and blankets.

Beautiful fire pit idea from yard stones

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In need of more small backyard fire pit ideas for landscaping? Why not create this beautiful fire pit? You will need to use big yard stones, mulch, and paver sand. Be sure that this firepit will get you a few complements from your guests and neighbours.

Hidden firepit design for small patio

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Or maybe you are in need of an idea for a firepit on your small patio? Try this hidden design! The firepit is hidden under a blue tile tabletop, which when not in use can be used as a table. When it gets cold, you can just remove the top and set up a fire for you and your guests. Amazing right? And the comfy furniture and beautiful vibrant tones make this landscaping idea even more perfect.

Creative in-ground fire pit for small yard

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What about an even more creative and budget-friendly idea for a firepit in your small backyard? Utilize your small garden with this unique in-ground fire pit. Surround it with gravel, pull up some chairs and a table, and invite your friends over to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere.

Cosy rustic firepit landscaping idea

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String lights make everything look magical, wouldn’t you say? If you want to add more cosiness to your outdoor firepit area, a set of lovely string lights would do the trick. Complete the design with rustic wooden furniture, layered with sheepskin throws and pillows.

Round stone firepit in small backyard

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For your small backyard, create a round firepit at the centre, with gravel underneath as a fire-resistant. Complete this landscaping idea with some budget-friendly furniture, where you can sit and enjoy the soft light and warmth of this stylish firepit.

Built-in wall stone firepit landscaping idea

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Why not create this built-in wall stone fireplace in your small backyard to mimic the look of an actual one? The built-in stone firepit will create a wind barrier, perfect for enjoying the natural warmth and light of a fire outdoors. You can set up a seating area in a semicircle where you can relax.

Small rectangular firepit for your patio

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Big firepits surely make a statement, but a small one can also create a welcoming and cosy atmosphere. To spice up your small garden or patio, set up a small rectangular firepit that won’t take up too much space. Surround it with wicker chairs where you can sit and enjoy its warmth.

Open-concept firepit landscaping idea

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Create an area in your small backyard or patio fit for cooking, dining and partying! This open-concept firepit design features a low-profile cement firepit at the centre, surrounded by a zone for cooking and comfortable seating. The perfect place to invite your friends over for an outdoor gathering.

Rustic firepit design fit for camping

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Do you love to go camping? So do I! Set up a simple rustic firepit at the centre of your small backyard by the trees to re-create that laid back feeling of camping in the wild. Pull up a few chairs, add some throw blankets and enjoy a nice campfire, while roasting marshmallows.

Boho small backyard firepit idea

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Don’t you just love Boho designs? They create a chic aesthetic, that is stylish and super cosy at the same time. So this spring season, why not set up a cute relaxing area in your small backyard with lanterns, plants, wicker and wooden chairs, print pillows and soft throws? Don’t forget those string lights!

Small oasis garden landscaping

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Okay, this is my dream small backyard fire pit landscape! The beautiful wall garden creates an intimate and cosy oasis, with a wood-burning firepit to keep you warm in the evenings. What more could you possibly want?

Sleep under the stars garden firepit idea

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If you liked the rustic firepit design fit for camping, then you will love this one even more! Set up a ground-level mattress and layer it with snugly blankets, pillows, and other fabrics fit for the outdoors. Create a stone firepit area surrounded by chairs where you can tell campfire stories and eat s’mores.




Kristiyana Burdeva is a content writer interested in the latest trends when it comes to hairstyles, fashion, makeup, interior design and tattoos. She loves to travel, and often embarks on road trips with her friends. Kristiyana likes to spend time in nature, going on hikes and camping trips. Ever since she can remember, she has loved to share her personal thoughts and opinions through writing and enjoys reading classical literature works.   Experience 
  • Author at since 2022, Kristiyana has written over 300 articles on various topics related to hairstyles, fashion, makeup, interior design, tattoo art, healthy lifestyle and kitchen recipes.
  • Prior to working at, Kristiyana worked as a freelance writer for various projects.
  • Her interest in hairstyles started back in late 2016 when she first started experimenting with hair dyes, and has been dyeing her own hair and that of close acquaintances ever since
  • Kristiyana has experience in working for a beauty company that sells luxurious cosmetics, which sparked her interest in learning about and establishing a quality skincare routine.
  • When it comes to cooking, she loves trying out new recipes, especially ones with various kinds of spices and herbs, and enjoys cooking for her family and friends.
  • In her yearly years, Kristiyana was very fond of drawing and painting and went on to study Arts for a brief period, and follows many artists on social media till date, tattoo artists included.
Education  Kristiyana went on to study in a specialized high school for English and German, and her love for the languages continues to date. She obtained a bachelor's degree in English and American studies. During her studies, she wrote numerous essays, poetry works, short stories and translated different texts. She was also involved in many volunteering programs, where she helped to educate children that came from unstable communities, or projects connected with the European Solidarity Corps.

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