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Outdoor Stone Fireplace Designs To Fall In Love With

There’s noting better than curling up in front of the fireplace, with a book and your favorite blanket. Modern fireplaces for indoor use are taking over our homes and our hearts. Their clean lines and materiality add a new perspective to the classic fireplace. However, some of you may feel that nothing can compare with the natural, charming look of an outdoor fireplace made of stone.

Stone, the nature “handmade material”, adds a rustic appeal to a fireplace. A stone fireplace can fit both classic and modern styles. They are suited for both indoor and outdoor decor. In this article, we’ll concentrate on outdoor stone fireplaces and how to plan for building one.

1. Outdoor Fireplace-Placement Guidelines

Outdoor stone fireplace

An outdoor stone fireplace can dramatically they can improve the look of a garden. If you’re planning on building one of these beauties in your garden, the first step to check local zoning and building codes.

2. Choose the perfect location accordingly 


Divide your garden into functional zones, define circulation and identify the “living room” of your garden. Here, you can place the stone fireplace. In case your outdoor stone fireplace is blocking a view, consider choosing another location.

3. Patio Furniture Template 

Patio with a fireplace

A garden design requires just as much attention as your house design. Choose the size of your furniture and figure out the best layout to accommodate it. Add extra space for plants and flowers.

4. The Outdoor Stone Fireplace Is The Focal Point 

Outdoor stone fireplace

When furnishing the patio, remember to create a composition, in which the outdoor stone fireplace is the dominant element.

5. Eye Pleasing Symmetry-Axial Composition 

Stone fireplace with lounge chair besides

A symmetric composition pleases the eye, and is easier to plan. Place an outdoor lounge chair on either side of the stone fireplace. This layout complement small patios best.

6. Symmetric Circular Composition 

Sitting place with a fireplace

Have your sitting space form a semicircle around the outdoor stone fireplace. This will highlight the fireplace and create the perfect setting for conversations.

7. Stone-A Versatile Material 

Contemporary stone fireplace design

Stone is a versatile material that goes with most styles. You can opt for a classic or contemporary stone fireplace design.

8.  Welcome Guests In Your Stunning Garden Retreat

Outdoor sitting area

Create your very own corner of Eden in your garden. The setting is magical. Add a glass of wine and let the pleasant  conversations roll.

9. Stone- Texture And Warmth 

Fireplace made up of stones

Let yourself be seduced by the sound of smoldering fire. Enjoy the play of light and shadow created by the flames. Admire the vibrant surface of the stone during this process.

10. Enjoy your new favorite relaxation spot 


Consider adding an outdoor stone fireplace to your garden. We’re sure it will become your favorite relaxation spot.

Currently studying architecture, I'm enamored of all visual arts. My path in architecture started with drawing. The childish play soon developed into a passion and then into a choice of profession. Architecture taught me a lot of things that can be applied in interior design. I'll share with you my perception of space along with tips on how to manipulate it to suit your needs. Enjoy!

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