Fireplace is an architectural blessing which creates a serene atmosphere. You can sit in front of a fireplace with a blanket wrapped around you on a chilly winter night and feel your problems drifting back to sleep with you. Fireplace was anciently used for cooking, heating and domestic uses, although overtime it has changed into a perfect spot for calm and peace.
If you are looking forward to do something with your yard according to me positioning a fireplace is the best option available. You can come across tonnes of ideas for outdoor fireplaces. Some can be enumerated as follows:
1) Roofed Area:
You can construct a roofed area for lounging and place a sofa or bean bags in a semi-circle facing the fire pit. Every member can enjoy the fire pit in chilly winter nights and use the area even off-season for lounging.
2) Fire Pit:
Place a fire pit in the center of the area surrounded by wicker chairs for making maximum use of minimal area. Place decorative pillows on the chair for enhancing the design.
3) Fire and Water:
You can also make great use of the area beside your swimming pool and position a fireplace.
You can swim and also make use of the fireplace at the same time for lounging. It would help to be a great aid when throwing a pool party.
4) The Traditional Way:
Use red bricks for staking up a fireplace giving it a rusty yet traditional look. You can place sofa beds, sit-on pillows and place blankets over the sofa beds for use.
5) Chiminea technique:
These Mexican chimineas are obtainable in different shapes and sizes. You could place them in the centre of the sitting area or at the corner if you don’t want to dedicate a full space to a fireplace.
Chiminea look good giving your backyard an artistic look.
6) Two to Tango:
This Spanish style fireplace helps two sitting areas to be warm during a cold night. More number of members could enjoy the fireplace without crowding a particular area.
7) The Burning Oven:
You can use a wide array of pizza cooking ovens as fireplace. It would give your backyard an artistic look.
You can put this fire pit anywhere you want. It’s height is that of a table and helps you to moderate the heat as and when you want it. You can put up your feet on the table and warm your legs.
9) Fixed Spot:
Marbles in combination with stones can be used to create a fire pit for creating a fixed, firm spot for the fireplace. You can place a chairs, stools and a bar lounge for creating a perfect party spot for you.
Use hearthstone to build a magnificent fireplace. Lit a fire in the hearth and enjoy the amplified heat over the night.
You can be more creative with your fireplace construction by using different kinds of stones aligned with each other, placed in different locations, being the prime focus of your backyard.
Enjoy the newly built fireplace!