8 Designer Ways to Store Firewood

Prepare for the colder months with these chic and clever firewood storage ideas.

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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.

Grilling Station

Cottage Patio With Outdoor Grilling Station & Yellow and White Wall

Charming Outdoor Patio and Grilling Station With Yellow Siding

This outdoor patio features a grill and buffet area perfect for entertaining on a warm summer evening. The mixture of rustic woods, stainless steel and retro furnishings create a playful, eclectic vibe.

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.

Firewood Box

Contemporary Rustic Home Exterior, Contemporary Living Room

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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.

Photo by: Steve Keating

Steve Keating

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

Fireplace Supplies and Accessories

Double Rack for Firewood

Want an innovative and visually pleasing method for stacking your fire wood? Consider the 8 foot Double Round Rack from Woodland Direct which keeps wood dry and elevated off the ground plus it comes with a waterproof cover.

Photo by: Woodland Direct

Woodland Direct

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.

Comfy Bench

Winter Front Porch Bench

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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.

Deck Storage

Backyard Deck With Firewood Storage

Backyard Deck With Firewood Storage

Check out a backyard deck featuring a clever firewood storage area.

Photo by: Chris Amaral © 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Chris Amaral, 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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

Front Porch Holiday Decor

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.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

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.

Indoor Nook

Eclectic Living Room With Pink Accents

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.

DIY Tote

Firewood Carrier

DIY Firewood Tote

Create a cozy DIY firewood tote that's as stylish as it is functional.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

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.

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