Forming fire pit in your yard gives warmth and a grand look to your extra, free space outside. Well-designed and custom-made fire pits are costly. But, Do It Yourself types using uncycled materials, tempered glass, gravel, and outdoor metal containers too are grand backyard fire pit ideas at cheap cost. Most important, while lighting your fire pit, inflammable materials should be kept far away. Some fuels used include gas, gel, propane, wood and eco briquettes. Source: freshhome
Of the many firepit ideas, some are discussed here for your information. Keeping fire and ice where broken glass pieces are used in lieu of gravel which add an ice-like design element; fire and water where water surrounds the fire; fire and stone where stone absorbs heat distributing it after the fire is extinguished. Sunken fire pit and using vessel as a fire pit are some other ideas.