Easy Indoor Fire Bowl

2 Materials
10 Minutes

This is a simple indoor fire bowl you can make. It safely puts off a little heat and adds ambiance.

You'll need:

A bowl of your choice
Decorative rock, sand, etc. (I used crushed mirror glass from IKEA)
A Sterno can (Dollar Tree)
A lighter

Place the Sterno can in the bowl.

Put your decorative rock around the Sterno can. I left the lid on to make sure I didn't get any near the wick.

Remove the lid and set it aside, you'll need it to put out the flame.

Light the flame.

This simple fire bowl only cost a few dollars to make!

This is great to have around in case of emergencies. If your power goes out you can use it to cook with.

You can roast marshmallows over it and make s'mores.

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Suggested materials:

  • Bowl
  • Sterno

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  • Annette Reynolds
    on Jan 26, 2017

    Does the bottom get hot? I imagine you need a fireproof place to set it. And wouldn't the glass break once it got hot?

  • Judy Tasillo Baxendell
    on Feb 10, 2017

    when you say you used the crushed glass mirror. I was wondering if one had a mirror that was broken if one could crush it up yourself and use This.?

    • Lisa
      on Jun 12, 2019

      My glass patio table broke a couple years ago, I swept it up and put it in a Lowe’s bucket and sat it outside for a project. It has been rained on and drained many times. Would this work for this project?

  • Ilan Davidovics
    on Mar 1, 2017

    That's amazing! How long did this take you?

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