8 Designer Ways to Store Firewood
Prepare for the colder months with these chic and clever firewood storage ideas.
Believe it or not, there are some really cute and convenient ways to store your firewood. And yes — you have more than one option. Whether you're prepping for a cookout, a bonfire or a cozy indoor get-together, we have a design idea to fit every scenario. Look to these firewood storage ideas to inspire your next design.
Hosting a cookout and bonfire has never looked easier. This outdoor grilling station includes room to chill and serve food and also features a place to store firewood. All you need is a nearby fire pit to make this the perfect outdoor hangout.
Contemporary Montana Home Embraces the Outdoors
Nestled in Big Sky, Mont., the contemporary meets rustic home is designed for homeowners who love to entertain. The house is set up to create an open and casual atmosphere with a strong connection to the outdoors. The living room features sliding doors that open directly to the patio and yard, creating a seamless transition between indoors and out.
Just steps away from the open-concept living area, a contemporary-style box connected to the home provides a spacious place to hold firewood. With its convenient location, you don't have to bear the cold too long before you're back inside warming up by the fireplace.
Double Round Rack
Stock up for the winter with a double round rack that is elevated from the ground, stacks up your firewood and keeps the wood dry thanks to a waterproof cover. This firewood rack would be a great addition next to your fire pit.
13 Ways to Add Holiday Flair to Your Front Porch in Ten Minutes: Dress Up Your Bench
Transform your bench for the holidays with a quick change of coordination pillows. If you've got open space below, fill it with wintry elements like firewood or even tree cuttings and/or winter boots and snowshoes.
Dress up your front porch for the season. A comfy, custom bench covered with decorative pillows offers a place to sit and doubles as storage for firewood.
Make It: DIY Firewood Storage Bench
As part of the deck design, designers Anthony Carrino and John Colaneria built a small nook beside the steps to store firewood and give plenty of room for seating and planters. That's what we call a smart storage solution.
Basket of Birch
Side and Back Doors
Don't forget to dress up your side and back doors! The side entrance of the porch was dressed up with garland, a do-it-yourself angel, winter-proof greenery and a vessel full of birch firewood.
Flynnside Out Productions
Turn your firewood into a holiday decoration. This Christmas-themed porch showcases a wire basket full of birch firewood that complements the festive planter and handmade angel wreath.
Pink Eclectic Living Room With Fireplace
Natural light fills this bright, eclectic living room that combines Hollywood Regency elements. The brick wall with fireplace and mirror become a focal point when flanked by custom built in bookcases and space for firewood.
A custom built-in nook beside the fireplace is extra convenient when the temperature starts to drop. Storing firewood indoors may bring in bugs, so be sure to check the firewood before bringing it inside. Besides being convenient, storing your wood indoors also means the firewood is protected from the unpredictable weather conditions.
Flynnside Out Productions
If designing a place to store firewood is out of your budget, don't worry. You can easily make this no-sew DIY firewood tote that's both functional and stylish. Carrying firewood never looked so fashionable.
Built-In Fire Pit
Indoor/outdoor living can be enjoyed year round in this California community. Here, a spacious atrium is the perfect gathering spot for family and friends. Modern rattan furniture placed near the built-in fire pit adds plenty of space for relaxation. Design by Kevin Smith
Limestone Fire Pit
Four-Unit Fire Pit
Four separate gas units comprise the modern fire pit design of HGTV Dream Home 2012. The Utah limestone-clad column is topped in a surface of limestone. A clear glass surround protects gas flames while contributing to the deck's open fire experience.
Open Fire Pit
Set in the Santa Monica Mountains, this adobe-style home encircles a large pool and courtyard with an open-flame fire pit situated right in the middle. Design by Lewin Wertheimer; Photo by Douglas Hill
Bluestone Fire Pit
This natural stone fire pit features a fire brick interior and is capped in Pennsylvania bluestone, which can quickly turn into additional seating when more party guests arrive. Design by ACM Design
Stacked Stone Fire Pit
Old World Fire Pit
This outdoor patio is designed to bring a contemporary look to an Old World-style house. Adjacent to the pool, a built-in stone fire pit becomes the centerpiece to a cozy lounge area. Design by Paul Wrona
Flat Stone Fire Pit
Landscape designer Chris Lambton transformed his own backyard into an outdoor oasis complete with a custom-made picnic table, bluestone patio and fire pit area finished with Pennsylvania flat stone. The fire pit is surrounded by upcycled whiskey barrel stools and wooden Adirondack chairs for ample seating options.
Stacked Stone Fire Pit
Natural Stone Fire Pit
Lush landscaping combined with a built-in barbecue, large seating area and fire pit create the ideal place to entertain family and friends. Design by Kevin Smith
Stone Fire Pit
Just off the crescent-shaped pool, a fire pit provides an additional lounge space for evening entertainment. Design by Joseph Vassallo; Photo by Mary Vail, OSG Publicist
Fire Pit With a View
Take a dip in the hot tub, then cozy up by the fire pit for a view of the magnificent waterfront sunset. This British Virgin Islands home's patio offers ample space and seating, making it an ideal setting for entertaining guests.
Gray Stone Fire Pit
This private backyard patio renovation includes gray stone and boulders throughout, including the cozy fire pit area. An outdoor dining table with a neutral umbrella provides a lovely place for enjoying afternoon lunch, while long wood steps lead to a deck area that overlooks the surrounding tree-lined property.
Geo Fire Pit Patio
This patio was made for entertaining. On those cooler evenings, four geometric wooden armchairs circle a stone fire pit, while warmer evenings allow for a dip in the glowing infinity pool.