DIY concrete fire pit bowl from eHow. Summary: Make sand 'hill' in size you want bowl to be and, using a trowel, cover sand with layers of concrete, smooth a flat bottom to sit it on and vent holes, letting dry slowly under plastic sheet. Invert when dry.
For the beach house* river rocks in a box + garden hose = clean feet what a great garden idea! Placed in the sun will heat the stones as well. Great way to wash off little feet covered with grass and dirt before coming inside.
Striking Eight Story Townhouse in the Upper East Side, NY