A cozy, sunken seating area becomes prime real estate for a fire pit. This fire pit is built into the stone wall for a truly custom, incorporated look. Three chairs offer the perfect spot for casual conversations on cool evenings.
Gravel paths and flooring are a cost-effective and DIY-perfect patio idea to add hard surfaces underneath without much prep or upkeep. A border -- here, a loosely stacked stone edge that doubles as a bench -- helps keep the material in check.