I like this, but I think I'd use a slimmer size of PVC pipe. Black hanging lanterns - fixtures are suspended with #10 decorative chain. PVC pipe, wrapped with rope conceals the chains and helps support the lanterns.
Try making your own gas flame pit. This modern design is sleek, sturdy, weatherproof, and takes just a few hours of craftiness with a concrete mold. The DIY blog ManMade takes you through the steps to build your own fire pit with . While the flames aren't exactly bonfire-sized, they're perfect for two people. Or you can make a few of these to put around your yard.