Outdoor fireplaces are a great asset to an outdoor space. They bring a lot of style and of course can warm you up on cold nights. An outdoor fireplace also supply a focal point to the space, giving you the perfect feature around which to arrange a conversation area. Many of the best stories start with people huddled around a fire, after all. You can also toast s’mores and eat by firelight. Its glow creates a warm, inviting atmosphere that is perfect for entertaining or relaxing.
No matter what the style of your outdoor space is, there is a perfect fireplace for you. They range everywhere from contemporary to rustic and can be made to fit just about any size space. It’s also important how you decorate around it. Here are 10 spectacular outdoor fireplaces to inspire your own space, both architecturally and stylistically.
The black paint on this fireplace lets it sink into the background, bringing the colorful foliage and furniture to the front.
Lanterns flank the hearth as elegant, simple decor. The shape of the fireplace creates an interesting silhouette between the open sides of the patio.
Even though the dining table is set away from the fireplace, it is in line with it making the fireplace remain the true focal point of the space.
An extra cut-out within the structure of this fireplace offers the perfect spot to store firewood and a great shelf for decor.
This fireplace fits right into this minimalist patio with its clean lines and grey-washed wood work.
If you don’t plan on using your outdoor fireplace in the traditional sense, you can still take advantage of its wonderful architectural appeal. Some birch wood fills the gap in a stylish and apropos way.
Just because the fireplace is outdoors doesn’t mean you can’t decorate the mantel in a traditional manner. It can be just as homey as the inside.
Stacked firewood creates an artistic statement flanking this fireplace from floor to ceiling.
If you plan on installing an outdoor kitchen, attaching the fireplace to the same structure can create beautiful and seamless results.
Two-sided fireplaces are a great solution for creating conversation areas over a large space. It works perfectly divide this deck and still maintain the flow.
Outdoor fireplaces are fun, attractive, and great for resale value. If you have one, be sure to make the most of it with the right decor and furniture.