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10 Outdoor Fireplace Tile Ideas for Summer

By Pearl |


Image: HGTV


Tile Color Shown: Santorini Blue

1. Colorful Cookout

Let the barbecues begin! With summer in full swing, it's time to flock to the patio. And once the day starts to wind down, nothing says summer quite like a cozy outdoor fire. Looking to switch up your patio's summer look? Nothing adds more personality than the perfect tile. Ready to heat up your backyard decor? We've collected 10 of our favorite summer-soiree outdoor tile installations to fuel some inspiration.

Let's start with the colorful number above. Just the right mix of Mediterranean blue tiles with handpainted designs livens up any outdoor decor.


Image: Home Bunch


Handpainted Tile Shown: Isfahan in Cool Motif

2. Fresh-Air Retreat

This classic fireplace is all this hedged patio needs to give the outdoors a cozy indoor feel. A handpainted tile accent adds an artisanal touch to the backyard's more classic elements.


Image: Desire to Inspire


Brick Color Shown: Snow

3. Blending In

This outdoor fireplace likes to keep a low profile. A sleek chimney that blends in with the wall reveals a little exposed brick for an earthy texture. Get the same look with our glazed thin Brick in Snow.


Image: The Decorista

4. Tropical Escape

We love the pointed arch that frames this rustic white hearth. Uneven and weathered textures keeps its worldly charm intact.


Image: Luxe Source


Brick Color Shown: Creme Brulee

5. The Luxe Life

Herringbone tile and fireplaces go hand in hand, and this outdoor retreat serves to proves us right. Consider mixing neutral shades to give it extra depth.


Image: Architectural Digest

6. Black and White Paradise

We love deep contrast and creative herringbone striping on this outdoor fireplace tile. Framed with a wealth of lush green foliage, it feels like an exotic escape right outside your doorstep.


Image: Fresh Home


Brick Color Shown: Glacier

7. Sleek Sunroom

The juxtaposition of brick and marble shines through this fireplace's streamlined exterior. A nook for kindling adds extra texture.


Image: Meg Biram

8. Retro Meets Modern

A black brick outdoor fireplace offers the perfect focal point for al fresco soirees without taking away from the stunning backdrop. 


Image: Designed Interiors


Tile Color Shown: Basalt

9. Tall, Dark & Handsome

Wouldn't you love to cozy up to this fireplace on balmy summer nights? It's straight set tile pattern is interrupted throughout to add just the right amount of visual interest. 


Image: Los Angeles Times

10. Mosaic Masterpiece

Last but not least, this glittering showstopper is a work of art all on its own. A thin herringbone pattern beneath anchors this unforgettable tile mosaic.

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