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Your backyard should be an escape to paradise. Many design ideas help you transform the space into a fabulous retreat. One of the most popular ideas is that of a fire pit.

Adding a fire pit to your backyard space opens the door for many moments. Entertaining friends and family is always enjoyable around a fire pit. A mesmerizing fire pit deserves comfortable and conventional seating.

There are so many options to choose from and many of which will add character to your space.Here are a few seating ideas that you may like.


Separate Spaces

Small but separate seating areas are ideal for fireplace seating.  If you don’t have one ready, you can follow the 15 steps you’ll find at

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Add a basket that holds extra blankets and pillows for added comfort and presentation. Any chairs with cushions are perfect for this setting.

Your setting area can be sophisticated or simple depending on your needs and your budget. It can be a permanent structure or a few logs added just for a party.

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Garden Space Design

Simple is always a good idea for backyard décor. Keep the seating arrangement simple by adding a touch of class. Large wooden chairs and pillows are perfect for this setting and add comfort to the look.

You can change the colors depending on the season so your fire pit will look interesting all year long.

Include small side tables for guest to place items, such as drinks.

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Sit and Swing

A stone fire pit that has stand-alone seats and a swing is a superb idea. People enjoy the idea of swinging by the fire. Patio swings are common and adding them to the fire pit area is perfection.

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If you’re a DIY kind of person, you can make your own fire pit swing.

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Semi-circle Seating

An amazing backyard view is easy on the eyes. A fire pit placed in an area that allows you to see the view is ideal. Arrange seating in a semi-circle facing the pit.

That ensures that all will be able to enjoy the spectacular view from the backyard.

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Color Craze Seating

Compliment your fire pit with a splash of color. Bench style or circular seating looks great with tri-color pillows. Colored chairs are also an easy way to add a touch of fun.

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Many bench seats for fire pits are DIY projects. That is a great money saving option and decorating it can be simple. The options are endless and you can go as crazy as you want to!

DIY wood stools with cushions:

If you have kids, you can paint old chairs with glow in the dark paint.

Cozy Couches

Couches are no longer meant for just indoors. Bring comfort to the fire pit by adding a sofa on each side. You can also add extra seats by including a big chair with cushions. This arrangement is ideal for family settings. If you plan to entertain up to six guests, this will work great.

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U-Shaped Seating

Surround your fire pit with a u-shaped bench that permits everyone to feel the heat. That can be a cement or stone design with cushions included for comfort. There is also the option of buying curved sofas or seats.

It’s a perfect set-up for chats or small gatherings in the backyard.

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Gazebo Seating

fire pits are underneath a gazebo. That protects the bowl during inclement weather. Guests can enjoy the fire regardless of rain. Wicker or wooden chairs are an ideal complement to this setting. Add weather resistant padding to prevent damage from the rain.

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Center Stage Seating

The fire pit does not have to be the center of attraction. Arrange a beautiful table with seating for six to eight people and a few chairs nearby. Position them so that the pit is in the background, while the table and chairs serve as the main attraction.

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Backyard Park

That is an elegant and romantic setting that would be perfect for any yard. The added touches of natural elements help to complete the look. Use your favorite natural colors. Add a few landscaping rocks, and the look is complete.

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Camp Style Seating

Enjoy an evening of camping in your own backyard. That is a great seating idea for homes with a garden lake or pond. Hobo style seats with wood frames are ideal. Use cured logs for drink holders to enhance the look. These seats work great with or without cushions.

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Retreat Style Seating

Bring the spa to your own backyard with this design. Comfortable couches or loungers that surrounds the fire pit is the idea. That works great on a patio that has a hot tub to enjoy. Add towels to the area to create the appearance of a real spa. If you have outdoor speakers, play relaxing music to complete the atmosphere.

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That’s it for today! Let us know which one is your favorite in the comments.