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1275 outdoor fireplace retaining wall Ideabooks
7 Out-of-the-Box Retaining Wall Ideas
"a good retaining wall could cost — mainly for the labor and skill involved. Since... ever, retaining walls were kinda new to me. Now an Atlantan, I tend to see the same... type of retaining wall again and again: 8x8 railroad timbers stacked about 4-feet high... make your retaining wall a bit more personal. Take a gander at these fantastic ideas... your own retaining wall before running out to snatch those railroad timbers again...."
Pile On Style With a Dry-Laid Stone Retaining Wall
"stone retaining walls have been around for ages. Look at the pyramids in Egypt and... stone walls simply use gravity and friction to stay together. Because the walls slope... for a retaining wall that will stand the test of time, consider dry-laid stone.... stone walls that line much of the European countryside — these structures have stood... dry-joint walls, which use mortar to hold the stones together, properly installed dry-laid..."
Concrete Block Style
"purposes: retaining walls, foundations, structural bearing walls. Yet if considered and... to CMU walls. They used the blocks on just about every house (below shot is one under... the CMU wall to fill it -- I'm guessing by coring holes or removing the top course... along the wall -- but this looks like a good option for maintaining the look of CMU on... these walls — not retaining walls, but site features — most likely have some vertical..."
3-Season Rooms: Fire Warms a Pergola-Covered Pennsylvania Patio
Amish-milled lumber and local bluestone set off a focal-point fireplace beautifully in this comfy outdoor living space
"focal-point fireplace beautifully in this comfy outdoor living space... space outdoors. Thanks to a new outdoor fireplace, they now have a living room and... a big retaining wall, and that was about it," says Robert Nonemaker, landscape designer... does the fireplace flue have to go, in order to avoid sparks falling on the roof? Is... every outdoor moment with a pergola like this one- what is the best material to cover..."
Extend Your Living Space With an Outdoor Fireplace
Increase square footage and enjoyment of your home with an exterior fireplace for a patio or backyard
"exterior fireplace for a patio or backyard... sanctuaries, a fireplace can transform an ordinary outdoor space into a true extension of... flame of a fireplace can add to your home's value and enhance your ability to enjoy it... indoor and outdoor fireplaces. We are removing a free-standing outdoor fireplace as... it in a retaining wall. I love our outdoor living room in San Miguel de Allende...... esthetics of outdoor fireplaces. It is great in that respect. I would like to see an article..."
7 Outdoor Fire Features Fuel the Soul
Spark some backyard bonding with a fireplace or fire pit, taking inspiration from these shining examples of great design
"with a fireplace or fire pit, taking inspiration from these shining examples of great... of an outdoor fire where old pals laugh, romances flourish, stresses are hypnotized... features for outdoor spaces, including the two attached: one is a round bar with integrated... anchor our outdoor living space. We regularly build a fire and enjoy pizzas with friends... -pits-outdoor/ The fire shows through cutouts of all the continents. Love this firepit..."
10 Rock Wall Ideas for a Style-Strong Patio
Strengthen the look of your yard — and solve landscape design dilemmas — with a rock wall that fits right in
"a rock wall that fits right in... Rock walls have long been used to define outdoor spaces and add natural appeal to... low rock walls dotting the countryside. Landscape designers and homeowners today are... the rock wall has come a long way from its rural roots.... in the walls. Here is a picture of a stone retaining wall in one of my gardens. The... the low walls that double as seating places as well. I also liked how the wall gave..."
Get Backyard Privacy the Subtler, Stylish Way
Why settle for a hulking brick wall when plants, screens and other refined backyard dividers do the job with panache?
"brick wall when plants, screens and other refined backyard dividers do the job with... brick walls can do the trick, adding an extra divider, screen or plant barrier can... a hard wall right on your property line, but sometimes that isn't the best space for... the slat wall. We're building something similar on a small scale to hide our trash bins... their outdoor patio space without covering up their views but also do want something..."
3 Unexpected Reasons to Have an Outdoor Fireplace
Sure, their enchanting light makes longer evenings magical. But outdoor fireplaces solve 3 design issues as well
"magical. But outdoor fireplaces solve 3 design issues as well... sunset? Outdoor fire features are a great way to extend the livability of your outdoor... traditional fireplace offers so much more than physical warmth. Consider adding a hearth... to an outdoor room if you need any of the following.... living. Outdoor fireplaces are a dream, but it is nice if there's some sort of roof... dresses up a fireplace, whether indoor or outdoor, like some custom painted tile. Here's..."
Double- and Triple-Sided Fireplaces Offer Countless Benefits
They can divide an open layout, blur indoor-outdoor boundaries, warm a modern look or just your toes. Is a mutisided fireplace for you?
"indoor-outdoor boundaries, warm a modern look or just your toes. Is a mutisided fireplace... triple-sided fireplaces have really got it going on. First, they bring glow and warmth to... can be wall size or pint size, depending on the space. Modern or traditional. I think... is the fireplace with double (and triple) sides.... indoor/outdoor gas fireplace - I only use it at night because you cannot see the flames... to the fireplace. I *love* the new gas fireplaces, which replace traditional wood..."
Open Walls Widen Home Possibilities
Doing away with the boundary between indoor and outdoor living, open walls add space, light and drama to a home
"indoor and outdoor living, open walls add space, light and drama to a home... Open walls are the ultimate embodiment of indoor-outdoor living, blurring the lines... an open wall with a door made of glass. It opens to a deck and a pool and some sort... indoor-outdoor life. We recently staged a home with a full-wall sliding door. Bringing... would have walls of windows all over. Love the meshing of indoor-outdoor spaces. Love..."
Copper, the Dynamic Topper
Time changes copper’s appearance on walls, fireplaces and more, but your love of its look may spring eternal
"appearance on walls, fireplaces and more, but your love of its look may spring eternal... indoor to outdoor applications, thanks to tiles, siding and pipes. It also develops... accented the wall and racking system nicely. I love my fireplace covered in pennies. So... seen that fireplace idea, very smart! I've been dreaming of replacing my ugly black hole... whole fireplace including pennies cost me $50. If I were rich, have to settle on..."
Houzz Tour: A Revolutionary Renovation in Connecticut
A 200-year-old farmhouse retains elements of its past, like reclaimed wood, yet feels decidedly modern. Yoga, anyone?
"farmhouse retains elements of its past, like reclaimed wood, yet feels decidedly modern... about the fireplace material? The fireplace surround was Absolute Black granite. I want... I love walls of glass, those storefront windows look out of place. Repeating the windows... indoor-outdoor life and the view is definitely a stunner. Perfect! I love love the... ng to retain the charm and quirkiness that made me decide to purchase such an old..."
3-Season Rooms: Open-Air Living in a Guest Cottage Pavilion
Comfy furniture, a fireplace and a vaulted ceiling make dining and hanging out a joy in this California outdoor room
"furniture, a fireplace and a vaulted ceiling make dining and hanging out a joy in this... toasty outdoor fireplace and comfortable furniture create an inviting open-air space... enjoy the outdoor California lifestyle almost every day of the year. Pavilion at a... beautiful outdoor space. It is nice to have a covered eating area and fireplace for cool... building an outdoor kitchen dining and seati Ng area with a kiva fireplace as we live in..."
5 Questions for Design Stars
"Ideas for Outdoor Storage, Cheering Up a Fireplace and More... ideas for outdoor storage? Or for decorating a home or patio for gathering and lounging... large wall....coordinating area rug to pull it all togeather...and finally some Euro... Cheering up a fireplace: "This is my fireplace. It's so drab. Any ideas? I am also repainting... repainting the walls in the space. The walls look green in the picture, but actually are a..."