Two Good Reasons to Buy Gargoyle Garden Statues Today

Socrates, the Gargoyle Thinker StatueGargoyles are unique and classic decor that add a refined, Medieval touch to any home or garden. Gargoyle sculptures such as Silas the Sentry greet guests to your home and garden with exquisite Gothic details while Apex the Winged Dragon is a gargoyle in classic dragon form that perches right on top of the roof. Whether you follow a Gothic decorating theme or not, there are many reasons for buying gargoyle statues. The following are two of the best reasons for purchasing gargoyles today, July 10th:

  • It's not too late to get a gargoyle for summer: Although it's easy to relate gargoyles with crisp, star-filled autumn nights, these intimidating beasts look just as good during the months of July and August. Order gargoyles for the backyard today to provide your summer party guests with some classic, quality Gothic entertainment. Guests will love Socrates the Thinker Gargoyle Statue. The pensive look on its face, big bat wings, and realistic muscled appearance work together to bring this philosophical beast to life.
  • Buy any gargoyle statues by the end of today and you get a 20% discount: This is arguably the best reason by buying gargoyles now rather than tomorrow. Take advantage of this two day sale to get 20% off gargoyles for summer and fantastic gargoyle sculptures for Halloween.

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Start Saving Today on Summer Gargoyle Garden Statues and Dragons

Chained Cathedral Gargoyle StatueIt's July 9th and this date marks the start of our summer sale on gargoyles and dragon statues. It's a quick sale though, so don't wait to order your favorite gargoyles and dragons if you want to enjoy a 20% discount! For just today and tomorrow, July 10th, you get 20% off any of our gargoyle and dragon statues. That includes the fantastic Gothic sculpture known as Talysus the Terrible. This gargoyle masterpiece shows a grinning, wonderfully carved gargoyle with outstretched bat wings that help to give it a height of more than three feet. Perched on a faux stone sphere set atop a plinth, this gargoyle makes an excellent welcoming statue for your Gothic abode.

Gargoyles inspired by the old stone sculptures that grace the ramparts of European castles and cathedrals are also on sale for today and tomorrow. These include the Chained Cathedral Gargoyle Statue and the Spitting Gargoyle of Notre Dame. The Chained Cathedral Gargoyle Statue is a wonderful replica of classic stone gargoyles meant to scare off evil spirits. It works towards this goal with a toad-like, fanged face and widespread, bat wings. The Spitting Gargoyle is about as authentic as you can get when it comes to classic gargoyles because this unique piece was cast from the actual spitting gargoyle found on the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris!

All of our dragons are also on sale, including such scaled beauties as Desmond the Dragon Statue and the Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue.

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Fun Dragon Garden Statues

Zippy, the Dragon Sculptural Mail PostDragons are typically known for being mythical, intelligent monsters that breathe fire and terrify the countryside. While that is the common depiction of these fabled beasts, there are other sides to dragons. In eastern Asian cultures, dragons were and are known as symbols of good luck. They aren't the scaled monsters of yore but benevolent spirits that grant wishes and protect fortunate families from harm. Garden statuary can also depict dragons as being a lot more good natured than the old tales would have us believe.

Zippy the Dragon has adapted to modern times by working as a sculptural mail post. Although he is supposed to guard the mail and has the claws and fangs to do it, it looks like the main focus of this pint-sized dragon is catching and holding onto your daily paper.

Blushing Babel shows that some dragons are just downright adorable. This cute little beast is so shy that he tries to hide behind the tip of his own tail! Babel will look right at home when accompanied by gnomes and fairies in the flower bed.

Dread, the Dangling Dragon Wall Sculpture shows the adventurous side of dragons by hanging off your garden wall and giving guests a toothy, good-natured, mischievous grin. This beautifully detailed garden statuary looks just as good when hanging from a big backyard tree.

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Happy (almost) Summer Solstice and a 25% Discount on Garden Statuary at Design Toscano!

Large Bronze CranesFriday is the longest day of the year for those of us who reside in the northern hemisphere. That extra sunshine means that you get to enjoy much more of the day, don't need to worry about using artificial lighting for your summer solstice garden party until 9 or 10 at night, and that you can get 25% off anything at Design Toscano! That's right, you get a full 25% off the quality resin garden statues in our collection, realistic animal garden sculptures, unique and exquisite decor in the Basil Street Gallery, and much more as long as you place your order on June 18th, 2013.

Given that today is also National Splurge Day, it's the perfect day for buying all of the decor and gift items that caught your eye on our site. Take advantage of that 25% discount and get a breathtaking bronze statue for the garden such as the beautiful Bird Fairy or a set of classic Large Bronze Cranes. Complement those quality bronze garden sculptures with a stone garden angel and stunning classic statuary like the Lion of Florence Sentinel Statue and Base.

Buy gifts for family and friends who would love to have a Medieval dragon statue in the garden and gorgeous Gothic furniture for their home but don't wait until tomorrow to buy high quality decor for your home, garden, and business because the Summer Solstice 25% discount only goes on for 12 hours, today, June 18th!

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It's Time to Save 20% on Gothic Decor at Design Toscano

Mystic Night Raven StatuesDecor with a Gothic flair can add a beautiful, Medieval touch to many a home and business. Most Gothic furniture items are downright regal in appearance and look as if they belong in a castle, Gothic wall decor can turn a gentle, average home into an enchanting place of mystery, and dragon statues can add a key magical, mythical touch to a mundane backyard. If you have discovered the beauty of Gothic-themed decor, get ready to smile because from now until June 12th, you get 20% off any of the items in our Gothic collection.

The time has come for our MidYear Gothic Sale and that means saving 20% on compelling indoor statuary such as the Mystic Night Raven statues and the Detest the Rest Gargoyle. The ravens make for a classic Gothic decoration and will add Poe-like atmosphere to your reading room. Detest the Rest expresses the ornery look of a grumpy gargoyle with furrowed brow and a scowl that clearly says, "Get lost!"

You also get the chance to save on gruesomely realistic decor such as the Lost Zombie Head! This is decor that will probably keep every type of pest away from your vegetable patch!

Buy any Gothic decorations from today until June 12th and get 20% as part of our MidYear Gothic Sale.

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Mystical Poolside Garden Statuary

"Asian Dragon of the Great Wall" StatueA backyard pool lends itself to much more than the possibility of a refreshing swim on a hot June day. It can also act as a focal point in the backyard, and a sparkling watery oasis to sit next to with a good book. The side of the pool is perfect for decorating with Tiki chairs, fun animal garden statues, and other sculptures. Given the magical role that water frequently plays in fantasy and fairy tales, the backyard pool also acts as an excellent place for displaying enchanting, mystical statuary.

The Asian Dragon of the Great Wall will add an exotic, magical touch to the side of any koi pond or pool. Although this classic Asian dragon is at its best when displayed in an Asian-themed garden, it makes a mystical statement in any backyard.

Aficionados of angel statues will be pleased to know that artist Evelyn Meyers Hartley has created yet another fantastic angel sculpture and this one looks wonderful when displayed near a pool. The Extended Grace statue has long, graceful wings and a bowed posture that complements the gentle waters of a backyard pool or pond.

However, as enchanting as these sculptures are, few can match the mystical character of the Lady of the Lake. Inspired by tales of the powerful British water nymph of Avalon, this sculpture captures her enchanting nature with a semi-veiled, timeless face crowned by a floral garland.

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Cute Dragon Garden Statues

"Blushing Babel, the Bashful Dragon" StatueDragons are an enigma. Although no one has ever seen a live, fire-breathing dragon, many cultures throughout the globe have tales or historical art with depictions of dragon-like creatures. In Asia, they tend to be long, serpent-like creatures that are associated with good luck, wisdom, and the celestial realm. In other parts of the world, dragons are more along the lines of dangerous, cunning beasts that need to be destroyed for the sake of both peasants and princesses. We don't usually think of them as being cute but given the right sort of imagination and the hands of a talented sculptor, dragons can be downright adorable.

Blushing Babel, the Bashful Dragon shows that even scaled, winged beasts can be cute. Poor Blushing Babel tries to use its tail to hide its face. Curiosity gets the better of him though, and he takes a peek with just one eye to see who might be watching him. This little dragon is a wonderful complement to a backyard watched over by exquisite garden fairies and hard-working gnomes.

Mayze, the Garden Protector of the Orb is another dragon that looks more like a cute, little pet than an intimidating monster. As it sits atop an orb, Mayze seems more concerned with scratching itself than fending off any would be intruders.

Enjoy a 20% discount on these adorable dragon sculptures, garden fairies, and anything else from Design Toscano until May 27th as part of our Memorial Day Sale.

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One More Day to Save on Sculptures for Outside!

Spitting Asian Dragon Bronze Garden StatueMother's Day is such an important holiday that we decided to extend our Mother's Day Weekend Sale for one more day. This means that you can still get 20% off any of our items as long as you buy them by the end of today, April 30th! It's a chance to pay less for unique and impressive sculptures like our Bigfoot Statue. This signature, modern classic comes in three different sizes to make it work in any type of garden and also acts an an excellent conversation piece in restaurants and hotels.

Order by the end of today and you can also get a 20% discount on beautiful, timeless bronze statues such as the Spitting Asian Dragon. Made in the traditional lost-wax tradition, this bronze sculpture is an authentic replica of exquisite bronze serpentine dragons that grace Chinese gardens and monasteries. If you would rather decorate the yard with a Medieval dragon, put the Dragon of Falkenberg on display or surprise guests by decorating the flowerbed with a realistic skull of a dragon!

Of course, outdoor sculptures aren't just limited to mythological creatures. We also have dozens of awe-inspiring, classic angel statues like the Angel of Patience sculpture, beautiful animal garden statues, and a host of Greek garden statues.

Buy these beautiful garden statues and hundreds of other unique, high quality decor at Design Toscano by the end of today, April 30th and get a 20% discount as part of our Mother's Day Weekend Sale!

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Gargoyle Garden Statues that Climb the Walls of Your Abode

Gargoyle Demon on the Loose Wall SculptureGargoyles are dramatic decor no matter where they are displayed but they seem to do best when perched atop a castle wall or when leering down at folks who are walking in and out of a Gothic cathedral. Such situations were the first places where European gargoyles were used as decor and they still tend to look more impressive when crouched up on top of a parapet than when sitting on the ground. Although sculptures like the Legend of Cambridge Hopping Gargoyle look intimidating no matter where you put them, most winged gargoyles look right at home when perched on top of a pedestal.

To reach those high places they love, gargoyles could simply use their bat-like wings and fly but if the Gargoyle Demon on the Loose Sculpture is any indication, it appears that some prefer to creep up the walls of castles, churches, and homes like slinking miniature dragons. This frightening Medieval gargoyle shows that he is up to no good with an intriguing, evil grin. Pair it with the unique Catgoyle on the Loose Sculpture for garden wall decor that will give guests something to talk about! 

However, no gargoyle wall decor theme would be complete without Gaston the Climbing Gargoyle. Sculpted with eerie, realistic details, Gaston is bound to be one of more intimidating garden statuary items in your collection.

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Dragon Statues for Spring and Summer

Ranier, the Sculptural Dragon RainspoutSpring is here and it's time to redecorate the garden. This year, why not decorate the backyard with a different theme? Instead of putting out the usual selection of angel statues and garden gnomes, try decorating the backyard with a couple of dragons. They don't have to replace the rest of your decor, but by putting a dragon statue on display, you show your appreciation for the fantasy genre while giving the garden a unique, dramatic touch. 

Get your backyard ready for the warm days of spring and summer with dragon sculptures like Ranier, the Sculptural Dragon Rainspout. Put this Medieval-themed functional dragon sculpture on the end of a gutter to help channel water away from the house. This impressive dragon statue is designed to look as if Ranier is breathing fire every time it rains.

To help turn your backyard into a place of enchantment, put Dragon-Orb sculptures on display such as Mayze, the Dragon Protector of the Orb and Sir Sagremor's Dragon Statue with Orb. Mayze shows that the fantasy genre is that much more magical when humor is thrown into the mix. Poor Mayze seems to be more interested in taking a nap on top of the orb rather than ferociously protecting it and thus makes for one of the most adorable little dragon statues you will ever see. Sir Sagremor's dragon isn't exactly cute but he makes up for it with realistic, eye-catching details.

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Gargoyle Figurines with a Modern Touch

Socrates, the Gargoyle Thinker StatueGargoyles are a type of decor that have been around for a long time. Although we associate gargoyles with the Middle Ages, various cultures have been putting sculptures of scary creatures on sacred places for thousands of years. The dragons of Babylonia may not look like the gargoyles that decorate French Gothic cathedrals but they were probably likewise used to intimidate and scare off evil spirits. In modern times, we might not expect gargoyles to protect the home from evil, but that doesn't change their status as unique, mystical decor.

Modern gargoyle statues still resemble their classic Medieval predecessors but some tend to show more detail and display more human-like characteristics. One such classic gargoyle with a modern touch is Goliath the Gargoyle. Goliath's fangs and muscles are big even by gargoyle standards but he seems to be more occupied with napping than scaring off intruders. This big, sleeping gargoyle is right at home when displayed on top of a television, book case, or garden wall.

Gargoyles aren't typically known for their intelligence but Socrates, the Gargoyle Thinker breaks that stereotype by showing that these medieval monsters are capable of deep thoughts. Whether he is thinking about the role of the gargoyle in an increasingly technological world, or just who to eat next, Socrates stuns with realistic, life-like details.

Find the best gargoyles and medieval decor today!

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Tropical Garden Statuary

Tropical Scarlet Macaws Wall SculptureCertain sculptures can take us to other times and places. Medieval decor can remind us of days when royalty lived in castles and keeps and the joust was the main form of entertainment.  Dragon statues and sculptures of other mythical creatures help to bring our favorite fantasy novels to life, and then there are backyard sculptures that simply remind us of warm ocean breeze on a tropical island.

Add the relaxed, easy-going character of Hawaii and the South Pacific to your backyard with tropical-themed statuary. The Gods of the Three Pleasures Tiki Statue is a fun, good-natured piece destined to be a hit at all of your backyard parties. Its wood-grain texture and Polynesian design give this resin garden statue an authentic appearance.

Add bright colors to backyard walls with the Tropical Scarlet Macaws Wall Sculpture. This colorful wall decor captures the breathtaking beauty of this large parrot species with detailed feathers painted in rich blue, yellow, and scarlet hues. Perched on a branch, the two macaws in this wall sculpture make an even bigger statement by standing five inches out from the wall.

In addition to colorful, tropical statues and decor, you can also add Polynesian flavor to the yard with the Tropical Thatch Umbrella Cover. Put this cured palm thatch on top of a backyard umbrella for an authentic, tropical beach look.

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Mystical and Magical Animal Garden Sculptures

Animal garden statues can take the form of familiar farm animals, cute creatures like bunnies and songbirds, or wildlife that roam the African plains. Each of these types of animal statues has its place and purpose as do statues of magical, mythical creatures. The habitats of those Mystical Unicorn of Avalon Sculptureenchanting creatures are typically found in novels and movies of the fantasy genre but they can also find homes in any type of backyard.

Bring the Unicorn to life with the Mystical Unicorn of Avalon Statue. This prize sculpture showcases the beauty and mystical nature of the Unicorn with realistic details. Guests will do a double take when they glimpse this lifelike statue and you might even start to wonder if it comes to life on moonlit summer nights. Complement its magic with the Enchanting Unicorn Sculpture, a beautiful, dreamy statue of a young Unicorn rearing up on its hind legs.

No display of mythical beasts is complete without a dragon statue. Rather like the antithesis of the Unicorn, the dragon is a magical creature that is best avoided. Get the Stoker's Moors Dragon Skull Sculpture to surprise guests with a realistic depiction of a dragon skull in the flowerbed and a demonstration of your dragon slaying prowess.

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SO BEAUTIFUL!

Pgyger from Georgia, USA reviewed the The Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Comments: I can't say enough about this dragon. I bought him to go in my garden about a year ago and he still hasn't made it outside because he looks so awesome sitting on my stone fire place. I wish i had a Koi pond to put him in, i think he would be so perfect for that. love...love...love

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How to Put Unique Hunting Trophies on Display without Going Hunting

African Antelope Wall Mounted Trophy StatueSome people like animal trophies and some people don't but you don't necessarily need to go hunting to put them on display in the home or office. The following steps are the easiest way to get unique, eye-catching animal trophies without actually going hunting:

  • Browse the wall decor category on the Design Toscano site: While looking through hundreds of beautiful interior decor such as replicas of classic paintings, stunning sculpted  mirrors, and other eye-catching items, keep an eye out for wall decor like the African Antelope Wall Mounted Trophy Sculpture. This impressive faux ebony sculpture captures the essence of these African grazers in elegant form.
  • Buy an Alaskan Moose Trophy Wall Sculpture: Put this realistic replica of a big northern Moose head up on the wall and get ready to tell a hunting story to clients and guests. This fun, two foot wide wall decor is sculpted and painted with fine details to look just like the real thing.
  • Order the Horned Dragon Wall Sculpture: Your guests will have even more questions when they see this trophy of a dragon skull displayed on the wall! This wall decor captures the fierce nature of the legendary beast with sharp details and a fossilized bone look.

These are just a few of the animal wall trophies to be found on our site. Find the most realistic of animal wall decor, animal garden statues, and greenmen at Design Toscano.

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Give the Backyard a Magic Medieval Touch with Dragon Garden Statues

Sword, the Arthurian Dragon StatueDragons have stalked the imagination for centuries. Those huge, scaled beasts inspire, enchant, and terrify us in hundreds of fantasy novels, movies, and folktales and never seem to go out of style. In fact, there might be no other mythical creature that measures up to the fire breathing dragon when it comes to prowess and popularity. Majestic, intimidating, and awe-inspiring, statues of dragons also add an enchanting touch to any home and backyard.

Fans of Gothic decor and fantasy will love the Mystic Dragon Avenger statue. A gothic, scaled dragon coils around a faux stone power orb and snarls in an expression of intricate danger and beauty. This sculpture makes a magical statement when placed on the edge of a garden path, in a flowerbed, or next to the backdoor.

Sword, the Arthurian Dragon Statue is another dragon sculpture that will take your breath away with its intricate details. The intelligent dragon in this statue crouches atop a Celtic base as it guards a magical sword. Heighten the enchanting atmosphere in your backyard by pairing it with Shield, the Arthurian Dragon Statue.   

Order any of these sculptures and the best in animal garden statues from Design Toscano between now and February 14th and get 20% off the regular price.

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Delightful Asian Garden Sculptures

The Laughing Maitreya Buddha StatueAsian garden statues are a welcome addition to most backyards. Whether the yard already has garden fairies or classic Greek statuary on display, Asian decor can provide a peaceful, enchanting touch that reminds us of the need for tranquility in our lives. While quiet and peaceful depictions of a meditating Buddha are a common and fitting aspect of Asian gardens, Asian-themed decor also includes dramatic pieces like ornate and beautifully detailed bronze dragons. Some Buddha statues are also meant to inspire laughter and add a light-hearted touch to the garden.

One such easy-going Buddha sculpture is The Laughing Maitreya Buddha Statue. This jolly Buddha is all smiles as he contently sits and waits to hand out candy to lucky children. Rub his belly for good fortune and let his laughing face wash away your worries.

Another delightful, laughing statue comes in the form of a sculpture of Shou Xin Gong, the Chinese God of Longevity. Wise Shou Xin Gong expresses his happiness with an open smile as he offers the peach of immortality, a fruit said to bloom once every 3,000 years. This is the fruit that made the mischievous Monkey King immortal after he stole one and took a few bites. Shou Xin Gou holds the staff of longevity in his other hand and is said to grant a long life to those who put statues of him on display.

Get 20% off these and other lovely Asian decor items when buying them today and tomorrow, February 5th.

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Start Saving on Gothic Décor Today!

Today, January 4th, marks the beginning of our first sale on Gothic decorations for 2013. Order any of our beautiful Gothic tables and other Gothic items from now until January 6th and get 20% off the regular Argos Gargoyle Sentinel Statueprice! This includes such frighteningly good gargoyle figurines as the Abbadon Gargoyle Statue. This fierce, Celtic-inspired gargoyle is ready to open its bat-like wings and pounce on any unwelcome intruders to your Gothic garden.

The  Argos Gargoyle Sentinel Statue is a classic gargoyle modeled after sculptures that adorn European castles, churches, and keeps. Argos is just as intimidating as its old European brethren and has the same detailed wings, muscled haunches, and fanged snout.

For a cuter set of gargoyles, you can't go wrong with the Picc-a-Dilly garden gargoyle statues.  Although these three mischievous little imps won't be scaring any rabbits out of the garden, they will probably produce more than a few laughs.

While picking out Gothic statuary, don't forget that Gothic wall decor is also on sale. This includes everything from the detailed Horned Dragon Skull Trophy to a Coat of Arms Wall Plaque that shows the family crest of Vlad the Impaler (aka Count Dracula!).

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Beautiful Bronze Asian Garden Statues

The Asian-themed garden often plays host to bamboo (both living and sculpted forms), Koi ponds, and Buddha outdoor statues. There might also be a stunning Panda animal yard statue or even a Ninja Gnome but the most spectacular of Asian gardens usually showcase a bronze sculpture or two. Asian-themed sculptures tend to look more impressive and authentic when depicted in bronze because sculptures crafted from that ancient medium have adorned Chinese gardens for more than two thousand years.

Asian Dragon with Power Orb Solid Bronze Garden SculptureThe solid bronze Asian Dragon with Power Orb is one such spectacular sculpture. This writhing Asian water dragon is sculpted in the same style as classic dragons that adorn Chinese temples. The power orb is a modern touch but gives this beautiful bronze sculpture a magical, captivating appearance. Although it can be shown on its own, this fantastic, piped bronze sculpture is at its best when placed in a pond or fountain.

The Tranquil Buddha Statue is another stunning Asian-themed bronze sculpture. Carefully crafted in the traditional lost wax method, this Buddha statue is beautifully detailed and resembles many Buddha sculptures that grace temple grounds in Thailand and China. The peaceful, contented look on the face of this Buddha is timeless and inspirational.

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A Garden Gargoyle Statue for Both The Backyard and Office

Garden statuary isn't just limited to the garden. A lot of pieces make statements in both the greenery of Detest the Rest Gargoyle Statuethe backyard and the office environment. Once summer has winded down and the leafless trees of winter have become part of the backyard landscape, some sculptures just look lonely out there in the garden. Better to bring those pieces indoors to cheer you up or act as a source of inspiration in the office. While most garden fairies look better in the backyard, some gargoyles look right at home in the office.

The comical Detest the Rest Gargoyle Statue can be a great addition to many an office. Unlike other gargoyles, Detest looks more annoyed than ready and willing to defend the castle or church. Since he looks miserable out there in the cold, you might as well bring him inside and put him in a corner of the home or right on your office desk. His scowling demeanor will make you feel as if someone understands during those frustrating and stressful of days. Since no one wants to look like a gargoyle, it may also remind you that the anger might not be worth the effort.

Find great savings on the best in gargoyle decor, dragon statues, and hundreds of other unique decor at Design Toscano.

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