Which Stone Garden Sculpture Looks Best in Your Backyard?

Madame & Monsieur EscargotWhen it's time to decorate the garden with backyard decor, we sometimes realize that it's also time to buy a new garden statue or two. That realization might come from noticing that the backyard looks rather empty with just one or two sculptures, that the statues currently on display in the garden look old and worn, or that the backyard would look better with a new decorating theme. However, once you realize that the garden is in need of new statuary, you then have to pick out the best statuary for the yard.

The easiest way to find the best animal yard sculpture, fountain, or other garden statue is to browse the Design Toscano site. There are literally hundreds of unique garden statues that are arranged in several distinct categories, and an easy to use search function. For example, if the backyard could use an animal statue for the side of the pool, check out our collection of wild animal statues. The Baby Fur Seal Statue is a nice option as is the brightly colored Madame & Monsieur Escargot, Enormous Garden Snail Statue Set.

If the backyard trees could use a bit of decor, you might want to decorate them with striking greenmen sculptures like Whispering Wilhelm Tree Ent Sculpture or even "Pongo, the Hanging Baby Orangutan" Statue!

However, if a classic garden statue would look best, we have a large selection of classic statuary to choose from including a large sculpture of Thalia, Muse of the Garden.

Buy stunning resin garden statues for great prices at Design Toscano today!

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Saturday is a Perfect Day to Decorate the Garden with Sculptures for Outside

Zairen, the ZebraToday is Saturday and many of us dedicate much of this day to the garden. After a long week of work, the garden is a welcome, relaxing place for rejuvenation, especially now that the warm weather has come back to town. How nice to sit out back on a favorite bench to read a good book, sip on a cold drink, or just watch the birds come to the feeder. However, most of us also have to spend some of that time trimming plants, taking care of vegetables, and just decorating the garden. That can be hard work at times but it always pays off and is usually much more relaxing than working at the office.

You will know when the backyard needs a new statue if one or more of the other statues start to look "old" or if the garden looks sort of empty. When that happens, the garden will probably look much better with a new statue or two. The best statue for the garden depends on your likes and how you feel like decorating it. That new sculpture might end up being something along the lines of a functional religious statue like the Nature's Nurturer: St. Francis Sculpture, or perhaps a beautiful animal yard statue like Zairen, the Zebra.

A quality stone garden angel can add a dramatic, classic look and we also have striking collection of greenmen sculptures to put a face on your favorite Maple, Oak, or Basswood.

Find the best statues for any garden or place of business at Design Toscano today.

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The Beauty of Big Animal Outdoor Statues

Mombasa, the Garden Giraffe StatueThe animal yard statue comes in many shapes and sizes. It can take the form of a small, cute sculpture of a pig, be displayed as a captivating sculpture of a stalking panther, or be a huge, life-sized sculpture of a wild animal. The grand-scale animal statues in our collection are some of the most impressive statues you will ever see and are a wonderful addition to any backyard.

They also act as great decor for a business, especially restaurants and the service industry. The Giant Male Silverback Gorilla Statue is even bigger than the Lowland and Mountain Gorillas that frequent the jungles of Africa. This highly detailed statue shows the same characteristics as the real animal except that it has a hand large enough to be used as a seat. It will also act as a big, beautiful conversation piece no matter where it is put on display.

Mombasa, the Garden Giraffe Statue is a spectacular sculpture that reaches a height of close to eight feet. The long legs, very long neck, and beautiful reticulated pattern are closely modeled after the actual giant herbivores that roam the savannahs of Africa. Put this majestic animal sculpture in the garden or a place of business and guests will be talking about it for years.

Buy big, high quality animal garden sculptures and other beautiful garden statuary from Design Toscano today.

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Three Reasons to Put Gargoyle Figurines in the Garden

Florentine GargoyleWe all have our favorite garden statuary items. Some of us put the focus on garden fairies because we love their blend of detailed beauty, nature, and magic. Others stick to replicas of stunning antique sculptures, and some people prefer to decorate the yard with an animal yard statue or two. However, no matter what you might prefer in terms of statues or decorating themes, a gargoyle statue will make the backyard look better. The following are three reasons why this is the case:

  • Gargoyles are in a class of their own: Created to intimidate evil spirits and frighten Medieval peasants, gargoyles rank among the more unique of sculptures. Put something like the Florentine Gargoyle Statue on display and you will have the most unique backyard on the block.

 

  • Gargoyles are conversation pieces: Unique statuary is always going to spark conversation, and gargoyles are no exception. Not only will the Argos Gargoyle Sentinel Statue protect the garden, but it will also entertain guests and be the talk of your summer party guests.

 

Find unique gargoyle statues and hundreds of other fantastic resin garden statues at Design Toscano today.

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Happy Mother’s Day from All of Us at Design Toscano

Frances the Flower GirlHappy Mother's Day! We hope that this special day is a good one for both mothers and their families no matter where they may live. Since May is such a beautiful month, we also hope that the weather is nice enough to enjoy the beauty of a garden, park, and the outdoors. Perhaps Mom will receive one of our resin garden statues as a gift. The lovely "Frances, the Flower Girl" Statue is a fine gift to receive and give. Although this child statue looks lovely enough on its own, it can also be used to showcase fresh flower cuttings or an ornamental plant. Frances looks even better when complemented with the Fanny & Frank Farmer Garden Statues.

If Mom happens to like birds and you have yet to give her a garden statue, she will love the Great White Egret Statue. This animal yard statue is crafted with fine details that make it look just like the actual elegant egrets that wade in the waters of coastal marshes, southern bayous, and other wetlands. Pair this beautiful animal sculpture with the hilarious "Delightful Dancing Ducks" Welcome Sign to put a smile on the face of Mom, or to give your own garden a bit of summer cheer.

Find the best selection of garden statuary, and fine decor for the home and office at Design Toscano.

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Statues for Garden Can Be Anything from Fountains and Angels, to Animals and Urns

Iggy the IguanaThis is garden decorating season and while some of us are veterans at finding the best animal yard statue for our backyards, other people are just getting started with a new garden. They may have just moved into a house with green space, or recently decided to decorate the backyard. Either way, getting started with garden decor can be as frustrating as it is rewarding. Much of that frustration comes from looking for garden decor in places that have very limited collections of low quality items. However, shop for garden decor at Design Toscano and those frustrations will be eliminated because we only deal in beautiful, unique, and high quality items.

We also have a huge variety of decorations for the garden that go far beyond a few angel and gnome statues. For example, if the backyard could use a fountain, we have a big selection of beautiful outdoor garden water fountains. The L'Acqua di Vita Sculptural Fountain is one of several stunning fountains in our collection and looks even better when complemented with a classic urn or two.

Folks new to garden decorating might also be surprised by the number and quality of our animal garden statues. Our collection includes everything from highly realistic items like Iggy the Iguana Statue to such dynamic, fun decor as the Snapping Swamp Gator Statue.

Shop for high quality resin garden statues for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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A Stone Garden Sculpture for a Unique Backyard

Blushing Babel, The Bashful DragonUnique garden statuary is needed for a unique backyard. An average, everyday sculpture just won't do for gardens that are decorated with carefully sculpted Bonsai vegetation, that make use of an exquisite Japanese rock garden, or have greenmen statues on some of the trees. The same can be said for backyards that already make use of our beautiful animal garden statues or one of our classic Bigfoot statues. Such backyards look best with statues that are both enchanting and unique, and the best place to find them is at the Design Toscano site.

The Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue adds an intriguing Medieval touch to the garden. Put this lawn swimming dragon next to one of your fountains or on a stone garden wall for full effect. It can be complemented with any number of equally fantastic resin garden statues, including such unique sculptures as Apex, the Winged Dragon and "Blushing Babel, the Bashful Dragon" Statue.

The "Strike a Pose Zen Yoga Frog" Statue is a one of a kind animal yard statue that will put a smile on your face every day of the week. This fun frog is just about guaranteed to be a topic of conversation at all of your summer garden parties and looks even better when paired with the exotic "Jungle Forest Tree Frog" Statue.

Find the best deals on the best selection of fantastic resin garden statues at Design Toscano today.

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It's Official! Pigs are Flying! You've seen it here first, Folks!

Heaven Flying Pigs Statue CollectionThe end of April is here and this day marks the final day to have a chance at winning a $200 Design Toscano gift certificate. All you have to do to enter this contest is write a review and submit a photo of your favorite Design Toscano item by today, April 30th. Do that and you will be entered into a drawing for $200 to spend on beautiful garden statuary, high quality interior decor, and any of the unique items at the Design Toscano site.

Keep in mind that you don't have to be a writer to enter this contest. Just pick out your favorite animal yard statue or any other favorite Design Toscano item, write a review, and send a picture of it. Tell everyone what you like about the decor, where you put it on display, how it complements other items in your garden statue collection, or anything you would like to say about that special decoration. It shouldn't take more than 5 or 10 minutes to do and if you win the drawing, you can use the $200 gift certificate for cute animal garden statues like the Hog Heaven Flying Pigs Statue Collection, fine Egyptian decor, and other beautiful items in our collection.

Submit a review and photo of your favorite Toscano decor and enter a contest for a $200 gift certificate.

This contest ends today, April 30th, and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Picking Out the Perfect Garden Statues for Mom

The Daydream Fairy SculptureTime is running out to find that perfect Mother's Day gift! Sure, you could always put it off and do some last minute shopping but is it worth the risk of settling on some average gift or cheap, everyday decor? We think not and that's why we want to help you find the best gift for Mom. If she likes to spend any amount of time in the garden, she will love one or more of our resin garden statues.

However, since we have such a huge collection of high quality sculptures, we know that it can be a challenge to pick out the ideal gift for such an important person. Here are a couple of tips on picking out the best garden statue gifts for Mom:

  • Complement a decorating theme: If Mom's backyard already follows a decorating theme that includes animals, you might want to buy a cute animal yard statue like Pancho the Burro Planter Sculpture.
  • Think of her interests: Think about the books she likes to read and the movies she likes to watch. If she enjoys fantasy novels, you might want to give her the Daydream Fairy Sculpture or another of our beautiful garden fairies.
  • Buy a statue that can be used in the garden and inside the home: She will like the statue even more if it works inside the home just as well as it does in the garden. The Thoughts of an Angel Sculptural Wall Roundel is one of several such items in our collection.

Enjoy our Mother's Day sale with a 20% discount on any of the beautiful resin garden statues and unique decor on our site until April 28th.

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There’s Still Time to Win $200 to Spend on Beautiful Resin Garden Statues

Fiona the Flower FairyWhile shopping for new garden statuary at Design Toscano, don't forget to write a review and submit a photo of your favorite Design Toscano decor. Not only will we give you a platform to talk about your favorite garden statue, we might also give you a $200 gift certificate! When you write a review and submit a photo of that special decor item, you will be automatically entered into a drawing for $200 to spend on our high quality decor.

We all enjoy talking about the things we love so it should be easy to write something about your favorite animal yard statue, garden fairy, or stone garden angel. If your collection of animal garden statues happens to include Zairen, the Zebra Sculpture, it will be easy to talk about the realism and striking natural black and white patterns of this fine backyard decor.

If you can count Fiona, the Flower Fairy Sculpture as one of your garden fairies, tell us why this beautiful little statue holds a place of importance in your garden. Is it her natural pose, life-like appearance, or elegant details? Or, perhaps you like her butterfly wings? Whatever the reasons may be for liking this and other Design Toscano items, all you have to do is tell us about it in a review and submit a photo, and you might win a $200 gift certificate.

Submit a review and photo of your favorite Toscano decor and have a chance at winning $200!

This contest ends on April 30th and cannot be combined with other offers.

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A Few Stunning, New Garden Statues

Beautiful Black SwanThese are the days when most of us get back out into the backyard to do a little cleaning, get the garden ready for planting, and contemplate how we are going to decorate it. While looking over the garden statuary collection, we can't help but pick out some of our favorite statues from previous years and think about the ones that we need to replace. Although it can be tough to part with certain garden statues, if they aren't going to fit into a new decorating theme, it's probably better to buy new ones.

One of the best places to look for statues for the backyard is in our selection of new garden statues. This is where we put our newest angels, animal statues, unique gnomes, and other statuary on display. Not only is "Axle Grease, the Biker Gnome" Statue one of our newest gnomes, but he also shows that gnomes can be far more than cute, little creatures with pointed hats.

Our "Beautiful Black Swan" Statue is one of our many new and unique animal statues. This animal yard statue demonstrates the noble mystery of the Black Swan from its "S" shaped neck to the fine details in each and every feather. 

Enjoy 20% off these resin garden statues and any of the other garden statues in our collection when purchased today, April 14th.

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Resin Garden Statues of Beautiful Desert Wildlife

The Great RoadrunnerThe desert is a stark, beautiful place. The vegetation might be covered in spines and thorns but it has its own sort of unique architecture, the sunsets are fantastic, and scenery is inspirational at every turn. The lack of water has also resulted in animals just as interesting as the Saguaros and tumbleweeds. Putting sculptural representations of those animals in the garden is especially fitting in places with an arid climate, in rock gardens, and in backyards that already show a fun display of animal garden statuary.

One of the signature species of the American deserts is the Greater Roadrunner. While most people might only be familiar with this funny bird as a cartoon character, in real life, it happens to be a common, ground dwelling bird of the American southwest. This terrestrial cuckoo species trots along dry creek beds to hunt for small lizards, mice, and even small rattlesnakes. "The Great Roadrunner" Statue captures the determination and speed of this funny bird with fine details and accurate colors.

Another unique desert creature that makes a fine addition to many a backyard is the "Frill-Necked Lizard" Statue. Closely modeled after the frilled lizards that live in the hot, dry deserts of Australia, this high quality animal yard statue is a very close representation of the real thing.

Enjoy 20% off these fine animal garden sculptures and any of the garden statues at Design Toscano from today until April 14th.

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A Bird Animal Yard Statue for the Pool

Great White Egret StatueSpring has come back to town and summer is just around the corner. In just a month or two, it will be warm enough to open the pool back up for the year and host memorable summer garden parties. The approach of warmer weather also acts a reminder to buy beautiful summer decor for the pool. Several animal garden statues are perfect poolside decor, especially sculptures of birds. As befits their aquatic haunts, wading birds like herons and seaside bird species work best.

The Great White Egret Statue will be a majestic, natural addition to any yard, especially when placed next to the pool or a small pond. This symbol of the National Audubon Society is carefully crafted and painted by hand to look just like the actual, elegant bird that wades in coastal marshes and wetlands.

The "Dock of the Bay" Pelican Statue is another perfect animal statue for the pool. The wonderful details on this realistic bird sculpture will remind you and all of your guests of the sounds of crashing waves, the scent of salty air, and beautiful sunsets on the coast.

Enjoy 20% off these resin garden statues and any of the beautiful garden statues in our collection until April 14th.

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Realistic Alligator Animal Garden Statues

Stalking Swamp PredatorAlligators are one of the most respected and interesting animals of the southern swamplands. They are almost entirely native to the United States of America and are a common sight in the waterways of Florida. In Louisiana, locals even use Alligator meat in several Cajun dishes. Although most of the Alligators in the bayou are small and rarely grow bigger than five feet, monsters that reach lengths of eight feet or more still occur in a few of the more remote swamps.

Those big gators are the perfect inspiration for a ferocious animal yard statue. The Stalking Swamp Predator Statue captures the tough and fearsome appearance of an angry Alligator with a sharp, toothy maw, scaly hide, and other accurate details. The eight foot length is also going to make an impression on all of your garden guests! Put it next to the pool for full effect!

Pair the stalking predator with the Snapping Swamp Gator Statue to make every pool party an exciting one. The Gargantuan Garden Gator Statue is another full-sized fearsome Alligator statue that will make anyone think twice before venturing in to your backyard!

Enjoy 20% off these stunning sculptures and any of the resin garden statues at Design Toscano from today until April 14th.

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Three Tips to Pick Out the Best Animal Yard Statue for your Garden

Sitting Bengal Tiger Cub StatueAnimal garden sculptures come in many forms and sizes. With so many types of statues to choose from, it can be challenging to pick out the best decor for the garden. The following are three tips to help everyone from beginning gardeners to veterans in backyard decor pick out the best animal statues for their decorating needs:

  • Think about the size of the garden: Whether looking for an animal statue or a stone garden angel, this is one of the most basic things to consider. Size the statue accordingly because you don't want to pick out a statue that ends up dominating the entire garden. Instead, choose animal sculptures that will highlight the beauty of the yard without "taking over". A medium sized animal statue like the Sitting Bengal Tiger Cub Statue is a good bet.
  • Cute or fierce?: While you don't have to choose between the cutest statue and the scariest, gardeners do need to think about the type of animal personality portrayed in their garden. A Meerkat statue is ideal for those in search of a a curious, cute animal.
  • Wild or domesticated: In general, animal statues can also be separated into one of these two categories. Keep this in mind to decide if you would rather see a Swan of the Lake statue in the garden as opposed to a Prowling Spotted Jaguar statue.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of the animal garden statues in our collection when purchased by today, March 28th.

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Dinosaurs: The Ultimate Animal Garden Sculptures!

Jurassic Sized Allosaurus DinosaurBig cats like lions and tigers make beautiful and stunning animal garden sculptures. We admire these top predators for their beautiful patterns and colors, their grace, and their power. However, as big and strong as these felines might be during the present day, in prehistoric times, they would have been outmatched many times over by the top predators of the Jurassic and Cretaceous. Those massive beasts comprised a variety of fierce dinosaurs, including the likes of Allosaurus and the famous T-Rex.

Although they went extinct millions of years ago, those ultimate land animals live on in museums, books, and on film. Thanks to the imagination and skill of artists who work with resin garden statues, you can also pay homage to dinosaurs with statues of them for the yard. Given their long lasting fame and amazing appearance, dinosaur statues are strong contenders for being the ultimate in animal garden statues. Our Jurassic-Sized Allosaurus Dinosaur Statue is a big, highly detailed dinosaur sculpture that shows the same predatory shape and demeanor of the actual, fanged beast (as far as we know!). Pair it with a small yet powerful Scaled Jurassic T-Rex Raptor Dinosaur Statue. Since such predators also need something suitable to chase, you might want to also buy the realistic Jurassic-Sized Parasaurolopus Dinosaur Statue.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of the animal statues in our collection from today until March 28th.

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Aquatic Animal Garden Statues

Red Eyed Tree Frog StatueStatues of animals are wonderful decor for every type of garden. Sculptures of majestic stone lions look right at home in Victorian-themed gardens, dragon statues and gargoyle figurines are essential decor for the Gothic garden, and sculptures of cute baby animals add an adorable touch to even the smallest of gardens. In addition to many statues that show terrestrial animals, we also have a fine collection of aquatic animal sculptures.

These include beautiful frog statues that will add a touch of colorful realism to your backyard pond or fountain. The Red-eyed Tree Frog Statue can be attached to a branch that hangs above a pond or on a wall next to a fountain.

For a more dramatic aquatic animal statue, put the Medium Leaping Sea Dolphin Statue on display. This beautiful sculpture captures the exuberance and sleek look of a wild, leaping dolphin.

Some of our best aquatic statues come in the form of bronze outdoor garden water fountains. The Single Dolphin Solid Bronze Garden Statue adds an elegant, timeless look to the yard with a simple yet beautiful solid bronze sculpture of a spitting dolphin. If you are looking for a more elaborate bronze dolphin fountain, put the fantastic Undersea Dolphins Solid Bronze Garden Statue on display.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of the animal statues in our collection from today until March 28th.

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Savings on Beautiful Animal Garden Statues Start Today

Zairen the Zebra SculptureAnimals have acted as inspiration for sculptors for centuries. People have been intrigued by the natural beauty of animals for as long as they have been making art and that fascination continues to this day. We admire and pay homage to the raw power and beauty of big cats by placing a tiger sculpture in our gardens. We decorate the yard with cute animal statues because we love their adorable appearance. Some of us also put statues of Unicorns and other mythical animals in the yard because we love the stories and legends associated with those creatures.

Whether you enjoy statues of cute little puppies or prefer detailed dinosaur sculptures, today is the best day to buy any of the animal statues in our collection. All of our animal sculptures get a 20% discount from today until March 28th, including such realistic works of art as the Catch of the Day Grand Bear Sculpture and the Shadowed Predator Black Panther Statue. Each of these fine sculptures showcases the detailed work that goes into all of the animal statues in our collection. Pair these predators with the striking Zairen, the Zebra Sculpture to highlight the garden with additional elegant animal decor. 

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of the animal statues in our collection from today until March 28th.

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A Meerkat Statue for a Beautiful Spring Garden

Meerkat Gang SculptureSpring is in the air and few statues match that happy feeling better than cute animal garden sculptures. The more adorable, the better and this is why a Meerkat sculpture makes such a good match for a warm spring garden. The Meerkat is as cute as its  name indicates. A bit like a small cat, this itsy bitsy mongoose lives in large colonies in arid environments of southern Africa. In the wild, the colony spends most of their time foraging for bugs and other small animals while a few other meerkats keep watch for potential predators. They do so while standing up on their hind legs and give an alarm call if they spot an eagle, leopard, python, or other possible danger. If that happens, the chirping alarms send the entire colony scampering back to their burrows.

In the backyard, adorable, realistic Meerkat statues don't have to wory about any predators but they are still shown standing on their hind legs because that makes them look incredibly adorable! For example, it's hard to find animal garden statues that are more adorable than the Meerkat Gang Sculpture and the Meerkat family. The Kalahari Meerkat Statue: Into Hole & Out of Hole makes for another very cute addition to any yard and the Meerkat Menagerie Welcome Sculpture just might be the cutest way to welcome guests to the garden.

Find the cutest animal statues for garden, home, and business at Design Toscano today.

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Enjoy 20% Off Spectacular, New Animal Garden Statues

Galloping Quarter Horse Filly StatueThere are a variety of resin garden statues available to help breathe life back into the spring backyard. A beautiful stone garden angel is always a classic, reliable addition to the backyard, garden fairies will add cheer and enchantment, and one of our outdoor garden water fountains can act as soothing centerpiece decor. Animal garden sculptures are another possibility and some of our new animal statues are nothing short of spectacular.

The Galloping Quarter Horse Filly Statue is a big, life-size sculpture that captures the drama, grace, power, and beauty of a filly at full gallop. This magnificent statue makes a wonderful new addition to a big backyard, or hotel garden.

The Life-Size Resting Bengal Tigress and Cub Statue is another of our new spectacular animal statues. This fantastic sculpture is one of the most realistic tiger statues in our collection and fit for the most distinguished of gardens. This impressive statue will also be the talk of the town when put on display in an Asian-themed restaurant.

Folks hoping to put one of the most unique animal yard statues on display can't go wrong with our Abominable Snowman Life-Size Yeti Statue. According to witnesses who claim to have seen the Yeti, our statue of the big white Bigfoot is a close match to the legendary creature said to roam the snowfields of the Himalayas.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of these and other new items on the Design Toscano site from today until tomorrow, March 19th.

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