also am·bi·ence(mb-ns, ä-byäs)n. The special atmosphere or mood created by a particular environment:
What kinds of thoughts pop up in your mind when you see the picture above, glass of wine and a good book, cozy evening with friends, intimate setting with loved one(s)? How about the good old fashioned 'Man, I wish that was in my back yard'!! (that was my thought...). The mere mention of the words outdoor fireplace tends to create all kinds of thoughts and images in our heads
Outdoor fireplaces come in kinds of shapes and sizes, but they all accomplish about the same things.
1. They create a fantastic vertical element in any landscape
2. Create an intimate setting to be enjoyed alone or with a small group
3. Become a majestic focal point
One of the biggest decisions that you will need to make when you are planning for your fireplace is whether you want it to be wood or gas burning. There are pros and cons to both, but overall, the same effect will be achieved.
If the Fireplace isn't thing for you and you still want the comfort of fire, you may want to try a fire pit.