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5 Inspiring firepits for outdoor entertaining

TEXT PATRICIA PIETERSE PHOTOGRAPHS CHRISTOPH HOFFMANN CONNALL OOSTERBROEK HENRIQUE WILDING JUSTIN PATRICK LOREN SHIRLEY-CARR

Outdoor living is still possible in cooler weather. Add another dimension to outdoor living areas with ideas from these inspiring firepits

1. SINK IN

A sunken firepit is a clever addition to a backyard boma – everyone still gets toasty, but the fire itself is less obtrusive.

READ MORE: Designing a stylish boma

Boma - inspiring firepits

2. COSY CORNER

While we all want our outdoor entertaining areas to be as close to the house as possible, consider transforming an unused corner into a stylish gathering place.

corner boma - inspiring firepits

READ MORE: How to build a firepit

3. EXTRA SEATING

The stairs leading down to the firepit or braai add to the welcoming atmosphere plus it provides plenty of extra seating.

firepit with extra seating - inspiring firepits

4. HIDEAWAY

This tucked away firepit, coupled with a stunning view, makes this spot feel like a natural retreat.

tucked away boma - inspiring firepits

READ MORE: Make your fireplace a focal point

5. RUSTIC ROMANCE

The wood, stone and succulents gives this outdoor area a bushveld feeling. Download the free landscape plan for this garden HERE

romantic boma area

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