Hot Looks for Your Outdoor Hearth

Outdoor fireplaces create ambience―and toast marshmallows, too.

Rooftop Outdoor Fireplace With an Umbrella-Covered Patio Table and Chairs
Photo by Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn

Umbrella-Covered Patio

In many coastal areas, mornings and evenings can be brisk even in summer. A fireplace allows you to enjoy your outdoor space year-round. Locate the fireplace in a protected area―high winds will cut down on radiant heat and could keep the chimney from drawing well.

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100 Comfy Cottage Rooms 

Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.