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Easy Backyard Ideas: Outdoor Living Spaces

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We’re going to show you some simple updates that can keep the party hoppin’.
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Fire pits have been a special gathering spot for people since the invention of, fire.
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Here are four updates that you can make to your backyard grass area, that will truly
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be the talk of the neighborhood.
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They are simple, fast and cost just a few bucks.
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Start with the base.
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Pick a flat spot away from trees and a good distance from your home.
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Dig up the sod, add some gravel and sand.
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Base done.
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Now, the Fire Ring.
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You can build one from the ground up or just pick up a ready made sturdy 36″ steel fire
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bowl with a grated cover.
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Set that down in in the middle of the base and it’s ready to burn.
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You can do benches or my favorite, these woven chairs.
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They are super comfortable, stylish and inexpensive.
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How about a little natural décor?
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Set planters around the perimeter of the base and plant with annuals and perennials.
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While small trees and shrubs such as rosemary or lavender can create a pleasant visual border
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that also helps define the space.
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The Moon, natures night light, is awesome, but you’ll probably want to augment your fire
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pit lighting with a bit more ambient illumination.
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Torches and lanterns are all great choices for your fire pit area.
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That’s it.
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A great outdoor space, created in no time for a little bit of money.
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You can do a couple of these updates or all four.
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Now get out there and start creating some memories!