Use Crushed Glass

This is one of the easiest yet most satisfying fire bowl ideas. Hometalker Chas’ Crazy Creations shows us a fantastic fire bowl that adds ambience and is incredibly simple to achieve in little time. She added crushed glass and a Sterno can to a glass bowl. It is then a question of lighting the flame and standing back to admire how cool it looks. Get tutorial here

Add a Design to Your Fire Bowl

Using transfer paper and paint, Hometalker Diane Forte Barfield added a neat design to her homemade fire bowl. She started with a simple terracotta bowl, which she spraypainted black. She then traced on her chosen Mexican-style design before using bright colors to stunning effect. The addition of egg rocks and a fuel source top off this clever project. Get tutorial here

Use Hand Sanitizer

Is finding a safe and simple way to get a flame your main concern? The good news is that Hometalker Chas’ Crazy Creations shows this can be done with no hassle using hand sanitizer and a cookie tin. She put a smaller, empty can inside the tin and put rocks around the can. After filling the can with sanitizer she lit it, with satisfying results. Get tutorial here

Make a Concrete Fire Pit Bowl

Believe it or not, this wonderfully classy-looking fire bowl is made out of concrete. It is the brainchild of Hometalker Glen, who built it in a few easy steps that he has kindly shared with us. He poured concrete into a large bowl pressed down by a smaller bowl on top. After drying over three days, he added wire mesh, pebbles, and gel fuel. Get tutorial here

Warm up the Outdoors with a Fire Bowl

Indoor fire bowls are a brilliantly eye-catching addition to any room. In this project, however, Hometalker Mr ATC shows us how it can also be a charming addition outdoors while keeping you warm. He created a concrete bowl and vibrated it to give an extremely smooth finish. To fill it, he added marbles and used bioethanol fuel for the flame. Get tutorial here

Turn a Fire Pit Bowl into a Charming Fairy Land

This incredible project started out with an old fire pit bowl that was no longer needed. Hometalker Diana Stroud transformed it, turning it into a cute miniature fairy garden. First of all, she put some small cottages - old Irish teapots - in with potting soil, plants, and moss. A fairy and some animals topped off the secret garden look perfectly. Get tutorial here

Incredible Fire Fountains

Does the idea of combining a fire pit bowl with a fountain get you excited? That is the concept that inspired Hometalker Cepontzsons to come up with an outdoor design you're sure to love. His clever design sees the water spill between various bowls in a beautiful water feature, while the flames burn brightly in the centre. Get tutorial here

Fire Pit Bowl to Fountain Conversion

You might once have liked the idea of a fire bowl, but in summer it just doesn't get used. Hometalker Karin W came up with an ingenious solution to convert hers into a fountain. To do this, she dug under the fire pit in order to add a pool and fountain pump underneath. She added river rocks to give a hugely appealing rustic look. Get tutorial here

Add Flowers to an Old Fire Bowl

Here's another solution, if you have a cute fire bowl that you no longer use. Hometalker Duke Manor Farm reveals how adding flowers can make it look wonderful again with very little work needed. She cleaned and spray painted it, before putting in soil and a variety of summer flowers. The finished look is gorgeous and adds color to any space. Get tutorial here

Combine Fire and Water

This is another example of how fire and water can be combined to produce a magnificent visual spectacle. The work was carried out by Hometalker BJL Aquascapes, who improved an existing water feature. They made the waterfall higher and more dramatic, while putting the fire bowl on top that really turned it into something far more attention-grabbing. Get tutorial here

Turn a Fire Bowl Table into a Fire Pit

This cool project involved turning a slate-tiled tabletop fire bowl into a lovely new fire pit. The work on this task was done by Hometalker Angela and can still be used as an outdoor coffee table. She built a solid base using cinder blocks and removed the slate tiles from the table. Next, she added the tiles on top and lightly painted the blocks. Get tutorial here

Make a Big Fire Bowl for Outdoors

Do you want something bigger and more exciting than a small tabletop fire bowl? This idea from Hometalker Gina Kleinworth is for a big feature to be used outdoors, yet is easy to set up from scratch. After weeding the area, she used a cast iron bowl and rocks to give a safe and simple design that adds a real sense of character to her outdoor space. Get tutorial here

Make a Cement Fire Bowl from Scratch

With this stylish example, we see how to create a cement fire bowl with black stones. Emily from the Hometalk Tutorial Team made this fine example using two bowls of slightly different sizes. She suggests adding water slowly and stirring for a smooth consistency. The new concrete bowl should come out easily after 48 hours of drying time. Get tutorial here