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Fireplace contemporary-patio
 

Fireplace

A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden.

Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their colorful statement to the canvas.

Michele Lee Willson Photography
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March 18, 2013
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This is a gas firepit and typically the flame is kept lower than it is in this photo, so we did not. There are firebricks available that you could use to the line the concrete for a different type of installation.
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January 4, 2012
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I believe it came from Design Within Reach
   January 5, 2012 at 9:28AM
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the floor is what appeals to me about this design. this look could go inside with 'multi-color' 1/2 '''' thick calibrated Brasilian slate tile
   March 28, 2013 at 2:34PM
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September 28, 2011
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This was a custom design and installation
   June 18, 2012 at 9:17AM
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July 23, 2011
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Niki Papadopoulos
I use Off Mosquito Incense Coils. They seem to work the best, I am really allergic to them and this has been the only thing that works when I sit outdoors.
   July 28, 2011 at 2:05PM
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Fortunately, this project is in the Bay area, and insects are not a huge problem.
   June 18, 2012 at 9:18AM
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June 20, 2011
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The paving is full range bluestone
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May 18, 2011
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Jean_Ann Balassi
Do you know the wall paint color?
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How tall are the walls along the firepit?
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Vanessa Brunner added this to Readers' Choice: The Top 20 Patios of 2011
1. Houzzers loved the casual contemporary look of this outdoor patio. The fireplace is partially surrounded by a built-in bench with added light fixtures, and cold slate tile contrasts with the terra cotta walls.

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949madroneway added this to 949madroneway's ideas
just now
Slick and low profile
Carolina de la Roca added this to carolina_delaroca's Ideas
on Sunday
Chimemes
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on Sunday
Patio fire place
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on Sunday
All of it!
Lizann Hunt added this to Backyard
last Saturday
stamped concrete
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last Thursday
love this look!
mmoglia added this to mmoglia's Ideas
September 23, 2014
cool fireplace
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September 20, 2014
do we want this?
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September 15, 2014
Height of fire
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September 13, 2014
stone seating
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September 11, 2014
built against a wall
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September 10, 2014
A great added feature to a retaining wall.
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September 9, 2014
patio
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September 7, 2014
firepit
Lisa Bowden added this to Patio
September 6, 2014
Dark furniture on bluestone
meggeves added this to outdoor space
August 27, 2014
i like the wall and fire pit
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August 25, 2014
Interesting
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August 23, 2014
I DON'T want it too look like this
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August 23, 2014
Layout
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August 23, 2014
Court yard audley
rable added this to rable's ideas
August 21, 2014
nice outdoor area
jodresner added this to jodresner's Ideas
August 19, 2014
Stone tiles
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August 19, 2014
outdoor fireplace with benches
keaneybe added this to keaneybe's Ideas
August 18, 2014
stone for floor
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August 18, 2014
Garden fire
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August 17, 2014
Possible wall on either size?
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August 16, 2014
Full range bluestone rectangular pavers
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August 9, 2014
I like
stevenrweiss added this to stevenrweiss's ideas
August 9, 2014
warm, contemporary look. All the elements work well together. Particularly like to patio (?bluestone)
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August 9, 2014
Back wall
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August 8, 2014
privacy
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August 6, 2014
Fire pit as focal element?
melissam44 added this to melissam44's Ideas
August 6, 2014
Love the fireplace with surrounding bench
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August 5, 2014
Beautiful space!
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August 5, 2014
fireplace
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August 4, 2014
Enjoy the beautiful summer nights while relaxing by the fireplace. You'll be in full comfort, now all you need is some s'mores!
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August 3, 2014
patio
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August 2, 2014
Terrasse
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August 1, 2014
Chimenea
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July 30, 2014
Outside
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July 29, 2014
Fire place
Cecilia Emerson added this to Cecilia Emerson's Ideas
July 29, 2014
The fense
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July 29, 2014
Love out door fire
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July 28, 2014
modern style
Robert Davies added this to Back Garden
July 28, 2014
Fire pit
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July 27, 2014
Mid fire
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July 27, 2014
Tile patio
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July 23, 2014
easy and affordable
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July 20, 2014
fire place, floating wall & paved area
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July 20, 2014
fireplace
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July 20, 2014
flooring nice, like wood and stone work together. which breaks up heaviness of the space
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July 19, 2014
Half fireplace possibility?
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July 18, 2014
Unbelievable outdoor
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July 18, 2014
Patio material.
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July 17, 2014
Patioiah
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July 17, 2014
Garden
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Chairs
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July 15, 2014
stone
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July 14, 2014
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July 14, 2014
Low firebox
Kirstie Gillon-Wood added this to outdoors
July 9, 2014
Fire and generous seating by it
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July 8, 2014
incorporates visual interest and ties in block wall sections in backyard
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July 6, 2014
Back wall
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July 6, 2014
The recessed lights next to the fire wall
wwwred added this to Exterior Ideas
July 6, 2014
different idea!
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July 6, 2014
Fire and lights
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July 5, 2014
wall
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July 5, 2014
Bluestone stucco wall gas fire
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July 4, 2014
Firepit
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July 3, 2014
Modern fireplace
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July 2, 2014
Nice but not the stone
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July 2, 2014
Fireplace
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July 1, 2014
outdoor минимализм
greatday76 added this to Flooring
July 1, 2014
A splash of this stone might be nice in the backyard. "The paving is full range bluestone."
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June 30, 2014
outdoor furniture
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June 30, 2014
Garden
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June 29, 2014
Fire place
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June 28, 2014
Big tiles meet grass
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June 27, 2014
Tile pattern
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June 26, 2014
more traditional looking like a fireplace but nice accent with stone and uplighting
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June 26, 2014
Fire pit
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June 25, 2014
fire pit in seating
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June 24, 2014
Higher back
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June 24, 2014
Fire wall
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June 24, 2014
Fireplace
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June 24, 2014
outdoor fireplace
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June 23, 2014
Foyer
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June 22, 2014
Firehearth
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June 22, 2014
patio
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June 22, 2014
I like this but...
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June 20, 2014
cool idea
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June 20, 2014
The fireplace
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June 20, 2014
Love thie
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June 20, 2014
Nice
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June 19, 2014
patio in the woods
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June 19, 2014
Chimenea en lampared
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June 19, 2014
Fireplace stone and design
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June 18, 2014
Fire place hiding parking street area
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June 16, 2014
Wall with pit
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June 15, 2014
Fireplace
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June 15, 2014
Firepit
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June 14, 2014
Awesome outdoor fireplace design!
lyzleh added this to lyzleh's Ideas
June 14, 2014
Wow
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June 13, 2014
firepit
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June 13, 2014
Patio 55
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June 11, 2014
Outdoor fireplace over the wall
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June 11, 2014
Backyard patio
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June 9, 2014
Muro
Kim Keeter added this to pantry
June 9, 2014
Wall
bodyshopgirl added this to Patio
June 9, 2014
Super nice.. Fireplace & floor
reneeoc added this to reneeoc's ideas
June 9, 2014
Bluestone!!
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June 8, 2014
Fireplace
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June 8, 2014
Fireplace
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June 8, 2014
Cheminée
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June 6, 2014
Concrete wall
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June 6, 2014
Wind block
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June 6, 2014
Fire
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June 5, 2014
Fire place
Kristy Uebelhart Venner added this to fl home
June 5, 2014
Use with pots as water feature
randyandlorraine added this to randyandlorraine's Ideas
June 4, 2014
Tile. Or is it too rustic?
pimusch added this to Firepit
June 4, 2014
Area outdoor jardin. Ver las demas fotos de este proyecto.
pyhou added this to patio & retaining wall
June 4, 2014
large pieces of slate, beautiful but expensive
melizzasl added this to melizzasl's Favorites
June 2, 2014
Floor
Dave Pierre added this to dave_pierre's Ideas
June 2, 2014
In front of the garage
pamelanissley added this to Fire Pits
June 1, 2014
Like a hearth. At north wall?
Cheri Dessero added this to Cheri Dessero's Ideas
June 1, 2014
Backyard
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June 1, 2014
Wall
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June 1, 2014
New house outside
mciliberti added this to mciliberti's Ideas
June 1, 2014
Fire pit
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June 1, 2014
all
marksmeniv added this to marksmeniv's Ideas
May 31, 2014
Outdoor fireplace
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May 31, 2014
outdoor fireplace
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May 31, 2014
Plantabroja
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May 31, 2014
Wall fireplace
nickspop added this to Patio Ideas
May 31, 2014
The colors, the walls, the simple, clean and comfortable contemporary style
chrissiesw added this to chrissiesw's ideas
May 30, 2014
simple and easy on the eye
donnettta added this to fences
May 29, 2014
love this modern courtyard
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May 29, 2014
fire
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May 28, 2014
All of it
Therese Griffiths added this to garden
May 28, 2014
Open fire pit
madisonpkgail added this to Living Room Ideas
May 28, 2014
interesting wall behind the pit
jefflewinmn added this to yard
May 27, 2014
Open fire?
serenawei added this to serenawei's ideas
May 26, 2014
Patio
mdollente added this to Landscape Ideas
May 26, 2014
Goes with Ranch style home. Like stone. Really like focal point of fireplace
rossnagl added this to rossnagl's Ideas
May 25, 2014
Fireplace as part of retaining wall.
JLH added this to jlh patio ideas
May 25, 2014
fireplace
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May 24, 2014
wow factor
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May 24, 2014
Fire pit
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May 23, 2014
Love it
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May 23, 2014
Ext
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May 22, 2014
like t his fire feature
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May 22, 2014
Outdoor fire pit with feature retaining wall
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May 21, 2014
Chimeneaa
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May 20, 2014
Chimenea
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May 20, 2014
gas fire feature against the wall instead of pit
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May 18, 2014
foyer
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May 18, 2014
Fire pit against wall
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May 18, 2014
Garden ideas
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May 17, 2014
back yard hang out
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May 17, 2014
Garden - outside fireplace
ashrina added this to Patio ideas
May 17, 2014
Nice space
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May 16, 2014
Warmth and relaxation
Pauline Turner added this to pauline_turner6350934's Ideas
May 16, 2014
Garden
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May 15, 2014
Great idea for a fire put. Visually different from what I've seen before.
charcey added this to Patio Ideas
May 14, 2014
The lights in the seating
luzelenav added this to luzelenav's ideas
May 14, 2014
beautiful
katiephilibeck added this to Outdoors
May 14, 2014
simple fireplace
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May 14, 2014
Patio
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May 13, 2014
Privacy wall
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May 13, 2014
Fire pit
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May 12, 2014
het is een perfecte plaats om te telaxen
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May 11, 2014
Modern and stylish
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May 11, 2014
Fire pit
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May 10, 2014
Patio ideas
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May 8, 2014
love this idea. I like the lighting incorporated into the seating wall. the furniture is awesome too
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May 8, 2014
I like the bricks
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May 7, 2014
Fireplace,wall
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May 7, 2014
fireplace in wall
Lisa Hoeck added this to Exterior Home Ideas
May 6, 2014
We like the fireplace built I to the wall idea you pinned. This one need some imagination but the ledges on the sides might be nice. Overall I like your pin better.
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May 6, 2014
Any outdoor fireplace is a favorite
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May 6, 2014
Cool
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Wall with fireplace
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Fire place
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Pool area
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Chimenea
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Wall
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May 4, 2014
love the idea of an outdoor fire place
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May 4, 2014
Out c Door pavilion
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May 3, 2014
Outdoor fire possibilities
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May 3, 2014
Fogata para patio
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Outdoor fireplace
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custom hardscapes
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floor
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Fire pit
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