When it comes to DIY home projects, inexpensive does not have to equal inconsequential. For less than $100, you can create custom light fixtures, build accent walls, update your floors, or design one-of-a-kind decor. Budget home projects can make a big difference, as proven by this bunch of crafty bloggers.View Slideshow
Add warmth and ambience to your outdoor room with a fireplace.
Adding a fireplace to the outside of your home -- especially if you already have a chimney -- can be a great way to add interest to your home's architecture and give you another place to enjoy the outdoors.
Re-create an amenity of a high-class resort by putting a small fireplace by your pool. It's a perfect way to warm up after an early-morning or nighttime swim!
Create an intriguing destination by using curves instead of straight lines. This fireplace is a beautiful addition to the landscape and, thanks to its organic shape, blends in well with the surroundings.
If you have an outdoor fireplace, you want it to be special. Unfortunately, some aren't built that way. Here, a simple nook in a gray stone wall is accented by a set of brightly colored chairs and a couple of side tables.
Create a focal point with a large stone fireplace. This one features rough fieldstone, which gives it a rustic look that fits well with the wooded setting. Ledges mark the edge of this outdoor room and offer guests a place to sit and enjoy the fire.
Raising the hearth brings the fire within better view and allows for easier fire-tending. Built-in ledges have space for plants and double as extra seating.