Outdoor Fireplace Ideas

The high demand for outdoor fireplace ideas has led us to add another category to our photo gallery.

The large boulders create a more natural, rugged look for this mountainside firepit.

The large boulders create a more natural, rugged look for this mountainside firepit. The mortared flagstone has been built around the boulders to
blend them together nicely.

Picture compliments of www.american-stone.com



Whether you are looking for an informal outdoor firepit to sit around in the evening, or a more formal backyard fireplace, we hope you find our gallery inspiring.

Please enjoy the fire pit ideas, and visit "The Yard" Landscaping how-to modules if you are planning on installing your own projects.

When sitting around your backyard firepit with friends and family, make sure you let them know about our site too.

Just click on any outdoor fireplace photo to open a gallery slideshow of all the photos on this page. Find more outdoor fireplace ideas by clicking on the links at the bottom of the page to open other galleries.

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The Dream-yard Team

Outdoor desert backyard fireplace combining brickwork into the front face for interest.

Outdoor desert backyard fireplace combining brickwork into the front face for interest. Shrubs planted behind the fireplace soften the privacy wall while supporting the main feature with texture, shape, and colour.
Picture compliments of www.horticultureunlimited.com


An outdoor fireplace feature provides height and a little privacy to this backyard.

An outdoor fireplace feature provides height and a little privacy to this backyard. The natural stone shows nicely with the gravel ground
cover and the desert background.

Picture compliments of www.desertcrestllc.com


Seating built into the wall makes for a cozy little sunken firepit area off the main patio.

Seating built into the wall makes for a cozy little sunken firepit area
off the main patio. Patio pavers with mixed colours in a random
pattern tie everything together.
Picture compliments of www.unique-landscapes.com


A formal mortared flagstone firepit area.

A formal mortared flagstone firepit area. The rounded bench seating accents the firepit. The plants behind the bench soften complete the corner
of the yard by softening it up.

Picture compliments of www.desertcrestllc.com


A simple backyard firepit centered in a flagstone patio area.

A simple backyard firepit centered in a flagstone patio area. Notice how there is just the right amount of space on the patio if the chairs adjust in or
out according to comfort from the heat.

Picture compliments of www.unique-landscapes.com


A small patio area for a BBQ and outdoor fireplace well designed to incorporate the distant mountains in the scene while taking the eye off the block privacy wall.

A small patio area for a BBQ and outdoor fireplace well designed to incorporate the distant mountains in the scene while taking the eye off the block privacy wall. Good designers can always control the eyes by adding positive
features instead of hiding less desirable ones.

Picture compliments of www.horticultureunlimited.com


This creative little nook has blended many different materials like flagstone, brick, mortar, and even a boulder into the firepit wall itself

This creative little nook has blended many different materials like flagstone, brick, mortar, and even a boulder into the firepit wall itself. A nice garden
softens the large privacy wall between the properties.

Picture compliments of www.unique-landscapes.com


A formal yard is well lit to accent the walkways and trees.

A formal yard is well lit to accent the walkways and trees. Firepits have the
ability to provide the natural element that will compliment any

yard, no matter how formal it is.
Picture compliments of www.desertcrestllc.com


A dry creek bed comes from down the side of the house and splits this front yard, breaking up the sea of gravel.

A less formal flagstone patio and firepit can have a lot of character. This large backyard of an older yard was a perfect match for this feature.
Picture compliments of www.american-stone.com


A more formal firepit that adds interest to a large privacy wall with it's shape and materials.

A more formal firepit that adds interest to a large privacy wall with it's shape and materials. Plantings were added to complete the feature and add some colour. Firepits don't always have to be round.
Picture compliments of www.unique-landscapes.com


Although it is not exactly in proportion with it's surroundings, we have this picture to show you a nice blend off flagstone and small boulders.

Although it is not exactly in proportion with it's surroundings, we have this picture to show you a nice blend off flagstone and small boulders. The two have been combined nicely to give this fireplace lots of character.
Picture compliments of www.american-stone.com



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