I am always looking for neat art projects to try with the kids at home. I found this today on Mr. E's art blog and have started one of my own. The kids will be doing one of their own next week.
cool! sunken fire pit as well as seating, leaving grass on the outer edging
Firepits - P.O.P.S. Landscaping
Joshua Rhodes decided he wanted a new fireplace and bench for his outdoor parties, and created something absolutely amazing.
stone patio with fire pit | via gaslogsfireplacesandmore.com
Build this so that fire is in back center of deck, with curved seating behind it, then install pergola: put hammock on left, swing on right. Grill against house. Ta-da
Douglas Larson of Salt Lake City turned a falling-apart trampoline pit into a fabulous outdoor lounge. See how here.
Skirt (inspiration, already has a commercial pattern) suggested by Imogen Mckeever on MTB24