Seize Your Dream Patio with Easy-to-Build DIY Kits

Affordable luxury, effortlessly installed, customizable for your space

Make your backyard extraordinary with our curated selection of DIY-friendly fireplace kits and patio upgrades (most feature fire in some way).

Jake Shelby – founder of Cornerstone Rocks

We’re Committed to Your Satisfaction

Our masonry outdoor living kits are affordable and designed to be installed easily last decades. With Cornerstone, you’re not just buying a product but investing in a lifestyle that provides comfort, well-being, and unforgettable outdoor experiences. That is why we’re the preferred choice for homeowners and professionals alike. We are proud to offer American-made products.


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Transform Your Outdoor Space with Elegant and Simple Outdoor Living Kits

Welcome to Cornerstone Rocks, where your dream of an exquisite outdoor living space becomes a reality. At Cornerstone, we specialize in providing top-of-the-line outdoor living features – from sophisticated grill islands and elegant fireplaces to serene garden follies and more. Our mission is simple: to effortlessly transform your outdoor area into a haven of comfort and style- quickly, easily, and affordably. It’s a big goal, but one we meet every day.

What makes Cornerstone Kits stand out? It’s our focus on combining practicality with style. We believe in making outdoor improvements accessible and easy. Our kits are designed for hassle-free installation, ensuring you spend less time setting up and more time enjoying. They’re not just easy to install but also built to last with minimal maintenance required.

Beyond upgrading your outdoor living experience, our kits add value to your home. They’re an investment in your property’s worth and quality of life. With Cornerstone Kits, you get the outdoor space you’ve always wanted, designed for long-term enjoyment and easy upkeep.

What is the deal?
This can’t be free. There must be a catch, right?

Get a Free 3D Mockup to See Our Products at Your Home!

There is no catch. The offer is simple but incredibly valuable. Send us a picture of your outdoor space, and we’ll send back a 3D mockup featuring up to four of our products on your patio—in scale! No worries. No second-guessing your decision. See your new fireplace or Grill Island in your space. It doesn’t get better than this.

If this 82 year old can make it look easy- so can YOU

Can You Really Build an Outdoor Fireplace?

Doubt that you can build your own outdoor fireplace? It’s incredibly easy. Don’t take our word for it. Ask Jim- our 82-year-old customer!

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Real Customer Builds by People Like You.

What is an Outdoor Living Kit?

An outdoor living kit is a pre-designed package that includes all the necessary components to create a functional and aesthetically pleasing outdoor space. These kits can range from simple fire pit setups to elaborate outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, relaxing areas, and even fully-equipped outdoor entertainment zones. Designed for easy installation, our kits provide everything needed to transform an ordinary backyard into a splendid outdoor oasis. You will get everything you need to complete your kit- no running back and forth to the hardware store. Moreover, you will know exactly what to expect and the dimensions of your kit. There will be no second-guessing the outcome or designing, changing, and troubleshooting as you build.

Who Are Outdoor Living Kits For?

Outdoor living kits are for anyone looking to enhance their outdoor space without the hassle and expense of custom landscaping projects. They are particularly appealing to:

  • DIY Enthusiasts: Those who enjoy the satisfaction of building something with their own hands.
  • Homeowners: Individuals who desire a quick and efficient way to upgrade their outdoor living areas.
  • Busy Professionals: People who appreciate the convenience of a pre-planned design that can be implemented quickly.
  • Entertainers: Those who love hosting gatherings and want an inviting outdoor setting for their guests.

Our Outdoor Fireplace Kits are beloved by Homeowners and Professionals


Discover why so many people rave about our outdoor fireplaces. We make the easiest-to-build kits on the market. Check out our many options below. Plus, you can customize your own outdoor fireplace in over 750 ways with our extensive selection of add-ons and upgrades.

Ashford Small Fireplace Kit

Luxury Small Fireplace with Firewood Storage Included

Barrington Fireplace for Decks and Raised Patios

Flush Mount Fireplace for Raised Decks and Patios

Bremley Outdoor Fireplace Kit

Upscale design will update your patio space

Barrington Outdoor Fireplace Kit

Barrington is a traditional stone-look fireplace that will add value to your home.

Bremley See Through Fireplace Kit

See-Thru design is great for large patio and pool areas

Barrington See Through Fireplace Kit

Two-sided fireplace brings twice the enjoyment

Bremley TV Fireplace Kit

Put the big game at the center of your outdoor living space

Weathered Driftwood Fire Log Set 18

You Can Add Gas Logs to Your Outdoor Fireplace

Now you can have a wood fired or gas fireplace. You’re welcome.

What to Expect When You Order an Outdoor Living Kit

Ordering an outdoor living kit is a straightforward process that leads to exciting results. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Selection and Customization: Choose a kit that fits your space and style preferences. We offer customization options and functional upgrades to tailor the kit to your specific wants and needs.
  2. Delivery and Unpacking: The kit containing all the necessary components, from building materials to instructional guides, will be delivered to your house curbside. The pallets are easily moved on paved surfaces with a pallet jack. All the pieces can also be moved by hand and hauled in a standard wheelbarrow.
  3. Assembly: Depending on your comfort level, you can assemble the kit yourself or seek professional assistance. These kits are designed for easy installation. All the parts required are included. You do not need to cut any pieces. No special tools are required.
  4. Enjoyment: Once assembled, your new outdoor feature is ready to use. Whether it’s cozying up by a fire pit or enjoying an alfresco meal in your outdoor space, the possibilities are endless.

Master your Outdoor Projects with Our How-To Guides


Unlock the full potential of your Cornerstone products with our extensive range of tutorials. From step-by-step guides on product assembly to essential maintenance tips, we equip you with all the knowledge you need for an effortless and rewarding outdoor living experience.

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Maximize Your Patio: 10 Tips for Choosing Outdoor Furniture

Our tips help you craft your dream patio by making strategic decisions about patio furniture while maintaining functionality and longevity.

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How to Build an Outdoor Fireplace- Part 1

This article has actionable steps to follow when undertaking a backyard project, like installing a fireplace kit or other hardscape project.

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Design Your Outdoor Living Space with Purposely Chosen Plants

Learn to Enhance your outdoor living space with strategic plant choices. Softscaping is the soul of your outdoor living and patio areas.

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Read This Before you Buy Anything or Start your Outdoor Living Project

Planning Your Outdoor Patio Space? Start with our Comprehensive Guide. It includes actionable steps to guide you through every step.

Experience the Ease and Speed of Our Complete Building System


Our Beginner Friendly System is Designed to Make Kits Easily

These blocks were specially designed to make hardscape features. These are not repurposed retaining wall blocks. This produces easy-to-make kits that save time. The wedge shapes help increase the bonding ability for a solid product built to last.

Achieve a Natural Stone Look With Our Random Stone Layout

Our stones are produced with through-body colored concrete. Then they are tumbled to give them a naturally aged look. The three sizes of block can create seven different face sizes creating the randomly laid appearance of natural stones.

Save Time With Our No Mortar Needed Building System

There is no mess and mixing of mortar. Our kits are simply glued together. You squeeze special adhesive from a caulk gun. This makes construction and cleanup a breeze.

Your Backyard is Your Sanctuary

Outdoor living kits are more than just a home improvement project; they’re an investment in your quality of life. They offer a unique blend of functionality, beauty, and convenience, making them an ideal choice for anyone looking to enhance their outdoor living experience. Whether you’re a seasoned DIYer or a busy homeowner, these kits provide a straightforward path to owning a delightful outdoor retreat. So, why wait? Transform your backyard into a sanctuary where every day feels like a vacation.

Cornerstone is Your Resource for DIY Friendly Outdoor Living Spaces


Whether looking for affordable outdoor kits or guides on how to plan your ultimate patio makeover, we have the knowledge and resources to help you turn your backyard dreams into a reality. Need help with something, drop us an email. Who knows? You might just be the inspiration for a new How-to article.

Metro Series Fireplace and Grill Island Combo - Ashford Fireplace and Metro-G grill island with summerset sizzler 26

DIY Guide to Creating an Outdoor Living Paradise

You are thinking of designing, upgrading, or building an outdoor fireplace. We have tons of advice to helpyour project go smoothly. Building an outdoor living space is an exciting endeavor….

Use Our Design Guides to Inspire Your Outdoor Living Oasis


Experience the thrill of reimagining your outdoor space as we guide you in transforming your backyard into a dream oasis. Our design ideas promise to turn ordinary into extraordinary, creating an enchanting escape right at your doorstep.

Cornerstone Kits are High-Quality and Easy-to-Build

You have several options to choose from when deciding what and where to buy outdoor features for your backyard makeover. It is easy to get caught up in features and sizes, and prices. The decision can be daunting. But choosing an outdoor living solution doesn’t have to be stressful. We want to make it easy for you. If you need any help, contact us. We’re a small business that is easy to get in touch with and eager to help you with your project.

Cornerstone has brought the best people and products in the industry to design a comprehensive outdoor living suite that benefits you. We have analyzed the designs and features of fireplaces, ovens, and grills to bring you the best value on the market. Importantly, all our kits keep safety and best practices at the forefront of their designs. In addition, we have improved features where needed and removed anything that is high maintenance or unnecessary. As a result, we only offer tried and true designs that will be around for years to come.

Cornerstone Block System

Top Quality

Designed to the highest measures using the best materials available. We build up to a standard, not down to a price point.

Fireplace kit build- keep your blocks straight and flush

Easy to Build

Expertly designed so your mom could build it in a couple of days. Simple stack and glue construction is easy for beginners.

Isolated View of a wide patio layout design that features a stone Fireplace with TV and matching attached BBQ grill and Kamado

Customizable

Customize our kits, then mix and match them in infinite ways. We have a solution for your backyard dream oasis.

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Save Money

No professional designers or installers are needed. Know what you are getting and exactly how to build it- saving time and money.

Experience the Benefits of Outdoor Living with Cornerstone


Enhance your mental and physical wellness while fostering deeper social connections in the serenity of nature. With Cornerstone, your outdoor space becomes an avenue for well-being, entertainment, and an authentic bond with the environment and your loved-ones..

Why Trust Cornerstone With Your Home Upgrade?

At Cornerstone Rocks, we’re not just about creating outdoor living spaces; we’re about crafting experiences that last a lifetime. Here’s why Cornerstone stands out in the world of outdoor living solutions:

  1. Expertise and Heritage: At the heart of Cornerstone is a rich heritage of design and innovation. With years of experience in the industry, our team, led by seasoned experts, combines traditional craftsmanship with modern design principles. This blend of old and new ensures that every kit we offer is not just a product but a testament to timeless quality.
  2. Unmatched Quality: We believe that quality is not just a feature but the very foundation of our products. Our kits are constructed using only the finest materials, chosen for their durability, beauty, and resilience. This commitment to quality means that when you choose Cornerstone, you’re choosing a product that will stand the test of time.
  3. Customer-Centric Approach: At Cornerstone, every decision we make revolves around the satisfaction of our customers. We understand that every homeowner has unique needs and visions for their outdoor space. That’s why we offer desirable builds in classic styles with tons of customization options. We even offer personalized mock-ups, ensuring that each kit we provide aligns perfectly with your preferences and lifestyle.
  4. Sustainable Practices: We’re dedicated to sustainability, knowing that the best outdoor experiences are those that harmoniously blend with nature. Our sourcing and manufacturing processes are carefully designed to minimize environmental impact, reflecting our commitment to responsible and eco-friendly business practices. We also ship our kits with just the right amount of extras to be helpful but not so much that it is wasteful. Most importantly, our products are made to last a lifetime. They aren’t designed to be discarded and replaced every couple of years.
  5. Ease and Accessibility: We’ve simplified the process of transforming your outdoor space. Our kits are designed for easy assembly, making the dream of a beautiful backyard attainable for DIY enthusiasts and those new to home improvement alike. If you can read a level and lift 30 pounds, you can build our kits.
  6. Value Enhancement: Investing in a Cornerstone kit means enhancing the value of your home. Not only do our kits elevate the aesthetic appeal of your property, but they also offer functional benefits, contributing to an increase in your home’s market value. Best of all, being outside and using our outdoor features will enhance your quality of life.
  7. After-Sales Support: Our relationship with customers doesn’t end at purchase. We offer robust after-sales support, ensuring that you have all the guidance and assistance you need to enjoy your outdoor space to the fullest. But you don’t have to be a customer to get help. Contact us with any questions you have.

In choosing Cornerstone, you’re not just selecting a product; you’re embracing a philosophy of quality, customer satisfaction, and enduring value. Our story is one of passion for outdoor living, a commitment to excellence, and a dedication to creating spaces that bring people together. Join us in this journey, and let’s build something beautiful together.

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