If you like hosting parties or just inviting some friends to your home, and you have enough outdoor space, go for a unique outdoor feature – a conversation pit. It used to be a trend before and now it’s making a huge comeback. There are several advantages – it’s much more cozier, it’s a unique piece for any outdoor space and you will feel really special in it as it’s usually a bit separated from the rest of the backyard. They can be made and clad with stone, brick and concrete for durability and covered with wood for coziness and warmth. Let’s have a look at some ideas to steal.
Sunken conversation pits are a hot trend because they look really awesome, it’s a like a separate zone in your outdoor space. It can be modern and sleek, with simple cushioned seats, and you can place a table or a fire bowl in the center for maximal coziness. If you have a pool, consider sinking your conversation pit right into it, it looks and feels amazing!
Usual conversation pits aren’t located lower than your deck level – they are on the same level or at least have cushioned seats on the deck, they are much easier to design. Add colorful pillows and candle lanterns to make the space more inviting, and fireplaces will of course be a nice idea.