17 Outdoor Fireplace Ideas That Will Upgrade Your Backyard

This post shows you the best outdoor fireplace ideas to try today.

I love chilling in the backyard because indoors can get boring.

Having a backyard allows me to enjoy fresh air without visiting parks, especially during the cold seasons.

As a person who loves fancy spaces, I have always looked for ways to upgrade my outdoor space.

A fireplace in the backyard creates a certain warmth, boosts the ambiance, and creates more comfort in a space if placed correctly.

If you have never thought about it, having a fireplace in your backyard will help upgrade your space.

I’ll share with you ideas you can copy to upgrade your backyard.

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Outdoor Fireplace Ideas That Will Upgrade Your Backyard

Multipurpose fire pit

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Multipurpose fire pit
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If you love sitting in the backyard with your family, consider having this multipurpose fire pit.

Apart from using it as a fireplace alone, it can serve as an outdoor dining table.

You can add outdoor seats to give it a perfect look.

A fireplace to match nature

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - A fireplace to match nature
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If your background is full of green plants, having this stone fireplace will help break the monotony.

You can use stones of different colors to create a more attractive look.

Along your wooden fence

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Along your wooden fence
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You can add a stone fireplace along your wooden fence.

To have a perfect flow, carefully choose the stones to blend with the wood, and then add the plants to help add color to your chill spot.

A stone accent fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - A stone accent fireplace
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If you have a stone accent wall, you can add an electric fireplace to it.

The fireplace will help give a classy look to your backyard by breaking the monotony of the wall.

Fireplace by the pool

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Fireplace by the pool
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If your backyard has a pool, consider having this concrete fireplace that can also work as a table.

Add a beautiful poolside sofa set to create a perfect hotel-like ambiance.

Create a fireplace and add hanging lights

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Create a fireplace and add hanging lights
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When creating a cozy backyard, do not be afraid to incorporate more warmth and light into it.

Build a firepit at the center, put your hanging outdoor seats around it, and add the outdoor hanging lights.

Add wall lights around your fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Add wall lights around your fireplace
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You can build a fire pit on your patio.

Create a low-level wall around the fireplace that can allow people to sit on it while enjoying the fire, and add low-voltage lights to the walls.

This will be an ideal place for hanging out at night because of the warm feel it creates.

Add a TV above your fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Add a TV above your fireplace
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Build an accent wall on your patio or gazebo.

Add a fireplace at the bottom with a TV above it.

The fireplace will create a perfect warm chill-out space for watching your favorite shows or sports.

Indigenous look

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For that corner of your backyard surrounded by trees, build a pavement.

Add a center stone fireplace and build seats from the same stones surrounding the fireplace.

Add cushions to your concrete seats for comfort.

DIY using bricks

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - DIY using bricks
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If you have old bricks lying around, you create a small fancy fireplace in your backyard.

This is not only simple to build but also it is cheap and has a beautiful design that elevates your backyard.

Small round fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Small round fireplace
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If you already have a chill spot in your backyard, you can elevate it by removing the center table.

Add a small fireplace pot to replace the table.

You can make it a bit wide to act as a coffee table although not necessary.

Add granite stones

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Add granite stones
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Dig out a small circle at the center of your green backyard.

Add gravel stones to the circle and build a fireplace at the center.

The fireplace can be elevated or dug under then add some outdoor seats with flower pots.

Sunken pit fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Sunken pit fireplace
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Elevating your space means being unique.

You can dig out a sunken pit in your backyard, build a small staircase to access it, and use beautiful stones to surround the pit for a perfect look.

Build a fireplace at the center and add seats around it, or build seats along the walls and add cushions for comfort.

A granite fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - A granite fireplace
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Forget about concrete slabs, you can elevate your backyard by building a granite slab and adding a fireplace using the remaining granite.

Add outdoor seats for a perfect look.

Portable fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Portable fireplace
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You do not have to build a fireplace if you have a small backyard or restrictions in your rented space.

Consider adding this portable fireplace to your backyard that can be moved to any area you want.

A fireplace along your pavilion

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - A fireplace along your pavilion
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If you have a pavilion that looks so plain, consider adding this portable fireplace and some comfortable outdoor seats for aesthetics.

It does not have to be used to host.

It is perfect for creating a nice ambiance in your backyard.

Consider using gabions Design

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas - Consider using gabions Design
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You can make your backyard unique by avoiding the normal stone or cemented fireplaces.

Collect river stones and use them with wire mesh to build a fireplace in your backyard.

You will pick a height of your choice.

Outdoor Fireplace Ideas That Will Upgrade Your Backyard

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