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14 Hot Outdoor Fireplaces

Get design inspiration with these looks from around the country.
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Photo: Photo courtesy of Ikaria Living

Bright New Beginnings

This home and outdoor area were remodeled to maximize its location on the fringe of a nature preserve in Massachusetts, says Mark Lawton, director of architecture and design for Ikaria Living. The backyard previously was only grass, but the homeowners now use it often, even for a recent backyard wedding. The bluestone seats are topped with ipe wood, and planters are built into the top of the seatback walls. The furniture is from Room & Board; pillows are by local artisans. 

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Photo: Photo courtesy of Landscape Studio

Complete the Look

Anchoring the end of a pool area with a fireplace can make a statement in an outdoor space. Landscape Studio in Atlanta designed an exposed beam pavilion with a tongue-and-groove ceiling above the stacked stone fireplace.

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Photo: Photo courtesy of Stonecrest Homes

New Construction

A screened porch’s traditional stacked stone fireplace is set against shingled walls, mixing textures in an eye-catching way.

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Photo: Photo courtesy of James Glover

Cozy Corner

A stucco fireplace is inspired by the beauty of the Spanish style, with its simple, clean lines, says California designer James Glover. Traditional Spanish tiles are inset around the opening while the mantle is made of reclaimed wood. The patio also uses naturally finished flagstone.

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