My thoughts

Gargoyles and Dragons: Dermott Sculptural Pen

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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This did not feel real comfortable in my hand, and is dropped being resin it would be likely to break on a hard surface. This is more of a collector piece for my Step daughter so these things would not be an issue. This is an eye catcher

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Save 20% on Fantastic Trompe l’oeil Furniture from Design Toscano

Renaissance Accent ChairFurniture can and should be works of art. Why buy a plain, old humdrum seat when there are luxurious and regal options like the Renaissance Accent Chair? Why settle for a basic, boring side table when you can decorate the home with beautiful antique replicas like the Saffron Hill Console Table? There are a lot more possibilities for artistic furniture than a lot of folks realize, including intriguing "trompe l'oeil" pieces. "Trompe l'oeil" roughly translates to "fool the eye" and that's precisely what such furniture pieces do.

The Nettlestone Library Ensemble is one of our most popular trompe l'oeil items in our collection. At first glance, this fun table looks like an interesting bookcase replete with antique tomes. However, a closer look reveals a beautiful round table with matching, half-moon seats. A hidden compartment can also be used for storing prized glassware, or your favorite objets d'art.

The Nettlestone table pairs particularly well with The Lord Byron Wooden Side Table. This fine side table is likewise carefully crafted to look like a bookshelf that hosts several large books. Upon close inspection, guests will see that the book is actually a side table with double doors and a drawer.

Enjoy 20% off trompe l'oeil furniture, any of our beautiful garden statuary, and unique décor until February 26, 2015.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Amazing details. Great for Desk Accesory

The Skull of the Horned Beast Sculpture

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Beautiful details and artistry. Great for a desk or table addition. And it works well around Halloween time. Thanks Toscono.

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Enjoy 20% Off Statues of Children and Other Fine Decor at Design Toscano

Frederic the Little FishermanSearching for new sculptures can be a daunting prospect. Even after we find the best selection of decor for the best prices, we still have to settle on a handful of statues from a large number of high quality items. Fortunately, if you aren't sure about which type of decorating theme you want to go with, you can't go wrong with statues that feature children.

Sculptures of children always give the garden an endearing, innocent look, and are that much easier to purchase when you can take 20% off. From today until February 26, enjoy a 20% discount on beautiful child statues like Frederic, the Little Fisherman of Avignon. This cute sculpture captures the exciting look of a child who has made his very first catch. This is an ideal sculpture for the edge of a pond, and also makes a great gift.

A Memory Captured in Time Sculpture is another wonderful child sculpture that showcases the joy of being a child at play. This lovely decor adds a joyous, fresh touch to any garden and is carefully painted in a beautiful faux verdigris bronze patina. As with all of the items in our collection, this fine statue is also available for 20% off until February 26.

Take 20% off any of the resin garden statues, Egyptian art, and other fine décor items at Design Toscano until February 26, 2015.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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The crown piece of my collection!

Luxor Sculptural Glass-Topped Table

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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I have been buying Egyptian pieces from you for years, and this table is stunning. I get so many compliments on it.

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Beautiful Urns and Vases from the Basil Street Gallery

Salon Michele Art Nouvea VaseCould the home or place of business use new interior decor? Since we all need to change up our interior decor from time to time, it's good to think about decorating options whether the home needs new decor now, or at some later time. One of the essential and classic types of interior decor is the urn. Beautiful urns and vases lend an elegant touch to any room while also making it easy to showcase our favorite flower and plant cuttings.

The Salon Michele Art Nouveau Vase is one of several elegant, eye-catching vases at Basil Street. This beautiful vase is directly cast from a 19th century original and shows gold and ivory colors that can highlight a variety of flower cuttings.

The Salon Michele Vase also pairs well with the Carlisle Cherubs Centerpiece Urn. The cherubs, claw-foot base, and bright faux gold and lovely blue colors work together to make this antique replica a true centerpiece item.

Egyptian-themed vases can also be found at Basil Street, including the eye-catching Eye of Horus Egyptian Vase. This beautiful vase is modeled after original works of art found in the tombs of the pharaohs and thus has a similar, regal appearance. Pair this beauty with the colorful Peacock Bud Vase

Shop at Basil Street for an excellent and varied selection of high quality interior decor, objets d'art, and unique garden statuary.

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Wonderful Product!!!

The Hardwick Dragon Wall Pediment

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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I have this hanging over my front door inside, I actually painted it purple for several reason, 1 its my favorite color and 2 i read that purple dragons are the supreme dragons, true or false doesn't matter, it was going to be purple anyways. It came out great!!!

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Asian Garden Sculptures for a Place of Business

Tian Shan, the PandaThe winter months are an ideal time to think about decorating a spring garden. The nights might be long and cold, but they do give us plenty of time find the best deals on the best selection of high quality decor. Instead of going out and finding a few resin garden statues and other garden decor at the last minute, we can take our time and think about exactly how we would like to decorate the "new" backyard.

The same goes for a place of business. New decor gives every place of business a new look and chance to impress every customer and client. Several Asian-themed statues can help in lending a new, exciting look to hotels, restaurants, and other enterprises. Tian Shan, the Asian Panda Sculpture is a statue of a baby Panda that welcomes guests with adorable, realistic eyes. This lovely animal yard statue pairs well with the Kohaku Asian Koi Piped Spitter Statue.

If the place of business has a garden or sun room, Pagoda Lantern Sculptures always add a classy, serene touch. These easy-going sculptures look great in any type of garden and could make guests feel right at home. These lovely lantern sculptures pair well with the Sacred Pagoda Lantern Illuminated Statue

Find eye-catching, high quality decor and garden statuary for every place of business at Design Toscano. 

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was an awesome gift

Dragons Thorne Twin Sentinal Dragons Mirror

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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bought this for a friend as a christmas gift. she loved it !!! definitely recommend this !!!

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The Abominable Big Foot Garden Statue

Abominable Snowman YetiLegends of large, unknown hominids are told in many parts of the world. Although most people have heard about Sasquatch, the "Grassman" is also rumored to hide out in the oak forests of Ohio, many people claim to have seen the Skunk Ape in the dark swamps of the southern states, and the Yowie haunts the Blue Mountains of Australia. The Himalayan mountains are also rumored to be the home of another Bigfoot-like creature, this one with white fur. That creature is known as the Yeti and although definitive photos are lacking, many Nepalese villagers claim to have seen its footprints in the snows of the high mountains.

The Yeti has also been referred to as the Abominable Snowman. Although we don't think there is anything abominable about our Abominable Snowman Yeti Statue, this unique sculpture is certain to lend a unique look to the yard. The piercing, questioning eyes, muscled appearance, and fine details lend a high degree of realism to this sculpture. In fact, don't be surprised if it takes a while for the family dog to get used to it. It might also take a while for neighbors and guests to become accustomed to seeing a Yeti walk across the backyard, especially on nights with a full moon!

Find the best Bigfoot statue, and selection of unique decor for the garden and place of business at Design Toscano.

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Get two for unique bedside lamps

Marshgate Castle Dragon Sculptural Electric Wall Sconce

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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What a great sentinel for dream time. I love our lamps and the bulbs are surprisingly easy to change.

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Stunning New Bronze Garden Statuary

Fishing Heron in ReedsBronze statues have been a standard aspect of classic gardens for literally thousands of years. Bronze as a sculpting medium is still used to this day because it results in lovely statues that can easily last for centuries. We love bronze sculptures and that's why we have added several new bronze garden statues to our collection. These new bronze additions include statues of animals, beautiful piped pieces, and a statue or two with children.

One of the new bronze heron statues to make it into our collection is the Fishing Heron in Reeds Cast Bronze Garden Statue. Made in the traditional lost wax method, this beautiful bronze heron is an excellent addition to a pond and is piped to spout water from its bill. It is also perched on a bronze log with reeds for additional realism. This sculpture makes a nice pair with the Standing Heron in Reeds Cast Bronze Garden Statue.

The Steep Climbing Ducks Cast Bronze Garden Statue is another beautiful item that can be piped for a pond. This stunning colored bronze will be especially admired by duck hunters and anyone with an appreciation for the outdoors.

Our new Rodeo Dreams: Cowgirl with Horse Cast Bronze Garden Statue Set will also be enjoyed by those who love the outdoors, and going on trail rides through the high Rockies.

Find a variety of beautiful bronze sculptures at the Design Toscano New Arrivals page.

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present for hubby

Poison Pen Gargoyle Desk Accessory

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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My husband was very very happy with the details of the pens and the holder though all 5 pens do not fit in the holder at one time.

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New Illuminated Décor at Design Toscano

Elegant Slumber Art Deco Illuminated SculptureIllumination is an essential part of every home and business. However, that doesn't mean that lighting has to be restricted to efficient bulbs and a few ordinary lamps. Lighting can be as creative as you like and the New Arrivals section on our site demonstrates this with several elegant items. One such classy piece is the Elegant Slumber Art Deco Illuminated Sculpture. The soft, romantic lighting on this sculpture blends in with the floral details and lovely figure of a sleeping maiden. This beautiful sculpture is a perfect addition to a bed stead, or quiet reading room.

New illuminated art also takes form with the Majestic Maiden Art Deco Illuminated Sculpture. This striking decor pays homage to the art decor era with symmetry, elegance, and praise for the female form. Soft lighting is provided by the cape worn by the lovely figure in this sculpture.

Illumination can also come in the form of exquisite candlesticks. The Malbark Castle Gothic Floor Candelabra acts as the perfect place to host a favorite set of Gothic candles. This striking new decor would look right at home in the Teutonic castle it is named after. Unlike candelabras that need to be hung from the ceiling, this beautiful Gothic-themed item can be easily set up and placed anywhere in the home. 

Find unique, new decor, beautiful garden statues, and wonderful gift ideas at Design Toscano.

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Captures the morning light

Emmett the Gargoyle Sculpture

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Emmett is a solid ten pounds and can withstand a good deal of wind. I have him out on the balcony surveying the Atlantic Ocean. I particularly like his surface texture which captures the morning light brilliantly.

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What’s New at Design Toscano?

Giant Leaping Spitting Frog StatueThe winter weather has kept most of our garden decorating on hold but that hasn't stopped us from getting ready for spring. One of the things that we love to do during these cold winter days is acquire new objets d'art and garden statuary for our collection. This helps us formulate garden decorating themes for the months of April and May, and provides us with a multitude of ideas for gifts and decorating the interior of our homes. To see the newest decor items that make it into our collection, check out our New Arrivals page.

Lately, we have added several beautiful bronze statues. The Giant Leaping, Spitting Frog Cast Bronze Garden Statue is a high quality, classic addition to a backyard pond or fountain. This new bronze piece pairs well with another, more intimidating piped bronze animal sculpture, the Prowling Alligator Cast Bronze Garden Statue. This beautifully detailed bronze makes a bold statement when put on display right next to the pool.

We have also seen the arrival of several elegant interior decor items. Lend an artistic touch to a room with the Misu Ceramic Vase and the lovely Silver Deer Statue. We also have several other beautiful ceramic vases, stone column candleholders, furniture items, and more. Browse our New Arrivals to see these and dozens of other new additions to our collection of fine decor.

Find a wide variety of new, beautiful garden statues, and fine decor at Design Toscano.

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Great Garden Gargoyle!

Emmett the Gargoyle Sculpture

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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I got Emmett as a Christmas present for my wife. It is sturdy but light weight and she really thinks he is cute! It came on time and is a great deal - very affordable for the quality.

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Big Animal Garden Statues for a Big Backyard

Mombasa, the Graden Giraffe StatueFolks who are fortunate to have their own backyard are lucky indeed. They can reserve part of that green space for vegetables and flowering plants, have the opportunity to install a pond or beautiful outdoor garden water fountains, and can relax by the pool on hot summer days. However, folks with a huge backyard are even more fortunate because they might have sufficient space for a soccer field, volleyball court, and plenty of room for a big display of garden statuary.

Greek garden statues can lend a classic look to one corner of the big backyard, the opposite corner can host a grove of trees decorated with greenmen and a Bigfoot statue, and garden fairies can lend an enchanted touch to the flowerbeds. Although grand-scale animal statues will work in any yard, they look most at home in the biggest of backyards.

Mombasa, the Garden Giraffe Statue punctuates the yard with an exciting, naturally artistic look. The kids will love it and pretend that they are on an African safari. Once the safari is over, kids of all ages can relax in the "paws" of the amazing "Sitting Pretty" Oversized Brown Bear Statue with Paw Seat. They will also love the Jurassic-Sized Triceratops Dinosaur Statue.

Find the best selection of beautiful animal garden sculptures for the backyards of home and business at Design Toscano.

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My favorite design element

The Wolfram Dragons Sculptural Wall Shelf

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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It commands attention, empty or full of important curios, it makes a room... roar. Sturdy and secure... even the cats like it.
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Excellent

West Highland Terrier Puppy Dog Statue

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Purchased this as a gift for a Westie owner who absolutely loved it. Great, great gift,

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