#1 Out With The Old
For eight years, this family’s beautiful half-acre backyard sat completely untouched and barren — until one day, they decided it was time for something a little different.
#2 And So It Begins…
After a quick stop to the building-materials store, they came home and got busy. They began by picking an ideal spot in the yard, then laying out the stones in a nice circle.
#3 Laying The Foundation
They spray-painted a 12-foot radius around the small circle. This would soon become their wonderful new seating area.
#4 Re-Inventing The Wheel
Since no one in the family had prior experience with construction, they knew that some of their methods were a little off — but they kept working away regardless.
#5 Filling The Gaps
Once their hole was deep enough, they filled it with gravel and sand.
#6 Even Surfaces
Once everything was level, it was time to move on to the next step.
#7 The Bread And Butter
Next came the fun part: arranging the stones. Here, all their hard work started to shine through.
#8 Setting The Surroundings
They then began to create the landscape surrounding the fire pit.
#9 Follow The Path
After that, it was time to pour the gravel.
#10 Comfortable Conversation
The icing on the cake? Painting these beautiful chairs in bright summertime colors.
After adding some beautiful lights, citronella torches, and wireless speakers, their summer project was a success!
#12 Time To Enjoy
They now have the best place to sit, lounge and laugh with friends, family, and of course, their fuzzy friends.