Gothic Decor or Classic Garden Statuary?

French Pleurant StatueIt can be a dilemma. We realize that yes, the garden does need new statuary but do we buy a new Victorian-themed sculpture, another angel, or maybe even a gargoyle? Although gothic sculptures and classic statues might seem to be at two ends of the decorating spectrum, actually, such statues can have more in common than we think. Instead of settling on a classic statue, or a sinister gargoyle sculpture, why not get both?

Several gargoyles fit right in with classic sculptures and more than one classic item looks right at home in a garden that features a dragon statue, gargoyle, and other Gothic items. One such garden sculpture is the beautiful, yet haunting, French Pleurant statue. The intricate folds and faceless appearance of this decor give it a striking yet organic, natural look. Display this work of art next to a vibrant flowerbed or in the same field of view as your dragon sculptures.

Although the Odin Greenman Tree Stump Sculptural Table provides a fitting touch to yards decorated with Gothic items, it will also be the hit of the party in backyards decorated with classic statuary. Likewise, the Angel of Patience Sculpture and other angel statues act as inspiration no matter where they are put on display.

Find the best selection of beautiful resin garden statues and unique decor for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Take 20% Off Contemporary Garden Statuary

Massive Mystic MushroomsThe search for new garden statuary is on but which resin garden statues do we go with? There are classic statues, majestic angels, and more animal yard statues to choose from as well as garden gnomes, gargoyles, and garden fairies. Contemporary statues are another option, especially when the garden is in need of a new look. These items blend classic sculpting forms with modern ideas to make unique, refreshing decor for a backyard and place of business.

Give your garden gnomes and garden guests something to talk about with the "Massive Mystic Mushrooms" Statues. These unique sculptures punctuate the garden with their size (nearly four feet tall), and eye-catching appearance. They also work well when paired with other fantasy-themed statues, including the Crash Landing Flying Saucer Alien Spacecraft Statue.

Tempest, the Metal Garden Trellis Fairy is a wonderful, artistic means of helping your garden grow. Put this trellis-fairy next to your favorite flowerbed, or wherever you would like to see this unique item naturally decorated with climbing ivy.

A contemporary Venus might also be what the garden needs. The beauty shown by such modern statues as the Contemporary Venus Sculpture and the Venus of Pietrasanta by Carlo Bronti makes a statement in any yard.

Enjoy a 20% discount off any of our garden statues when purchased by today, April 17th, 2015.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Save 20% on These Beautiful Asian Garden Statues

Serene Mira Bai SculptureThese are great days to get new statues for the garden because all of our garden sculptures are on sale. Since Asian statues are included, this is the perfect time to change the decorating theme to one that includes beautiful Asian sculptures like the Serene Mira Bai Sculpture. This elegant statue of an Indian saint is a wonderful, serene addition to any backyard, especially when placed next to a peaceful, bubbling fountain.

Happy Asian statues are also on sale, and few sculptures match the good cheer of the Jolly Hotei Buddha Statue. This happy Buddha welcomes all garden guests with a big smile and belly just waiting to be rubbed for good luck. You can also rub his ear lobes for wisdom and the gold ingots in his upraised hands for wealth.

The "Asian Dragon of the Great Wall" Statue is another wonderful addition to the garden. This impressive, scaled dragon is modeled after serpentine, mystical dragons that decorate the grounds of many an Asian temple and palace. This exquisite dragon lends an exotic look to any backyard with fine details and a beautiful verdigris bronze finish. Pair it with The Nara Temple: Asian Garden Pagoda Sculpture for additional savings on fine decor.

Buy these and other garden statuary in our collection by April 17th and enjoy 20% off.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Write About Favorite Garden Statuary and Win a $200 Gift Certificate

Golden Retriever Puppy Dog StatueDo you have a favorite garden statue? We know that we have a lot of favorites and we love to talk about them. If you like to talk about your favorite resin garden statues, then it should be easy to pick out one of those sculptures to write something about it. Tell us us how the statue looks in your garden, what you like about it, or how it could be improved, and you will be entered into a drawing for a $200 gift certificate!

To enter the contest, all you have to do is write a review of any item from our collection accompanied by a photo, and submit the review before April 21st, 2015. For more chances at winning, write reviews of all of your Design Toscano items, and Tweet and/or Instagram a review with "#designtoscano" in the post.t.

Although you can write about any decor from our collection that you like, it might be easier to talk about adorable animal garden sculptures like the Golden Retriever Puppy Dog Statue, and classic sculptures like the Lion of Florence Sentinel Statue and Base.

Write a review and send a photo of one of your favorite Design Toscano garden statues and have a chance at winning a $200 gift certificate.

This contest cannot be combined with other offers and ends on April 21st, 2015.

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20% Off Spectacular Garden Statues

Giant Buddha Garden SculptureSome garden statues are cute, others are funny, and some resin garden statues are nothing less than spectacular. Such sculptures capture the attention and admiration of garden guests with realistic features, and powerful, dramatic appearances. They also tend to be large in size and the Giant, Buddha Monument-Sized Garden Sculpture is no exception. This large, seated Buddha is reminiscent of Buddha statues that grace many an Asian temple and garden. Every guest to your garden will be impressed by the tranquil presence of this carefully crafted sculpture.

We also have several spectacular angel statues, including the Angeli di Luce Statue. This beautiful angel is directly cast from a 19th century statue found in an Italian cathedral. Like those beautiful antique originals, this impressive angel has the same, majestic, otherworldly look. Get a set of these angels and pair them with the "Queen of Angels, Guardian of Children" Statue to boost the spectacular appearance of a big backyard or hotel garden.

Bronze sculptures are also ideal for highlighting the yard with spectacular decor. The Trotting Thoroughbred Horse Cast Bronze Garden Statue is carefully crafted in the traditional lost-wax bronze method to create a realistic, heirloom-quality item. Showcase the beauty of this centerpiece statue by putting it on display in the middle of the yard.

Enjoy 20% off any of our garden statuary until April 17th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Unique, New Outdoor Garden Water Fountains at Design Toscano

Pelican's Seashore RoostA fountain is a fantastic addition for any garden. The beautiful combination of art and falling water can put the crowning touch on a fine display of garden decor, and lends a soothing, peaceful look to the backyard. Garden fountains come in many forms and we love them all but today, we would like to showcase a few of the latest additions to our collection.

The "Pelican's Seashore Roost" Sculptural Fountain pays homage to the shore with a combination of a white pelican, weathered pilings, and an old anchor. This unique fountain is the perfect complement to a garden statuary display with a maritime theme, and looks perfect when placed next to the pool.

Fountains can also work well with Gothic decor, especially when the fountain in question features a dragon. "The Viper Dragon" Sculptural Fountain does just that by merit of a sculpted, bat-winged dragon that spits water into a dark cistern. This unique decor also comes with a LED light kit to highlight its mysterious appearance on warm summer nights.

We also have new fountains that fall into the "adorable" category. One such new addition is "The Puppy Pail Pour" Garden Fountain. This lovely fountain blends super cute animal statues with the beauty of falling water for an endearing addition to the yard.

Find the best selection of garden fountains, animal garden statues, and other high quality decor for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Sculptural Plinths as Garden Statuary

Grande Laurel Sculptural Plinth BaseHigh quality, classic garden statues look fantastic on their own but they look much better when they are given a place to stand on. The ancient Greeks and Romans realized this and is why they placed most of their sculptures on top of columns or plinths. These sculpted bases elevate fine sculptures to proper heights, help them stand out as centerpiece decor, and also add an extra, classic touch. Although any of the beautiful garden sculptures in our collection are fit to stand on their own, like the ancient Greeks and Romans, we also believe that such fine decor looks even better when placed on top of a classic plinth or elegant column.

Several sculptural plinths grace our collection including such classics as the Grande Laurel Sculptural Plinth Base and the Versailles Cherub Plinth. Both of these plinths are modeled after classic decor seen in museums and at the palace of Versailles. Use them to showcase any of your favorite sculptures, including magnificent angels like the Grand Cathedral Angel Sculpture.

The Rococo Sculptural Plinth can also be used to give a favorite sculpture a classic flourish. This beautiful plinth works especially well with statues of angels and the Lighting the Heavens Grande Cherub Sentinel Statue. We also have medium and large Classic Statuary Plinth Bases to fit all of your classic garden sculptures.

Find the best selection of columns, plinths, and classic resin garden statues at Design Toscano.

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Tell Us What You Think and You Could Win!

Hanging MonkeyWe love collecting unique garden statues and other decor. We also love talking about decor and hearing what others have to say about the unique decor in our collection. In fact, that feedback is so important to us that on April 24th, 2015, we are giving away a $200 gift certificate to a lucky person who submits a review and photo of their latest Design Toscano purchase.

To enter, take a picture of that angel statue, animal yard statue, or other recent purchase and send us the photo along with a review. To have more chances at winning, send in a review and photo for each of your decor items purchased from our collection. As a bonus, you will also be entered into the drawing every time you Tweet and/or Instagram a review with "#designtoscano" in the post!

If this is your first review, don't worry, it's much easier than you think. You can write about the virtues of your favorite garden sculpture, the effect that the Hanging Jungle Monkey Statue has on garden guests, or the soothing sounds made by the beautiful  Resting Grace Angel Garden Fountain.

Write a review accompanied by a photo of your latest garden statuary or other item from Design Toscano to have a chance at winning a $200 gift certificate.

This contest ends on April 21st, 2015.

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Save 20% on Unique Jewelry at Design Toscano

Stones of Isis Egyptian NecklaceAlthough we love to collect the best in garden statuary and fine, antique replica furniture, we also enjoy exquisite accents and unique gift items. Browse our collection of accents and gifts and you will also find unique necklaces, earrings, and other eye-catching jewelry items. Our Egyptian-themed jewelry includes stunning pieces like the Stones of Isis Contemporary Egyptian Necklace and Earring Ensemble. This ensemble features vibrant blue, faux lapis-lazuli set in geometric, silver-colored metal for mesmerizing results.

We also have other beautiful Egyptian jewelry ensembles in our collection including the splendid Hathor, Egyptian Goddess of Love Pendant and Earrings Ensemble, and the striking Serket, Egyptian Goddess of Scorpions Pendant and Earrings Ensemble.

We also have a number of fine Gothic jewelry. The Rose of Passion Gothic Earrings feature carefully crafted, black pewter earrings with a blood-red drip crystal at the base. These dark and beautiful personal decorations are crafted for our collection by the master pewter artisans at Alchemy in Sheffield, England. Wear them at the most special of Gothic occasions and pair them with the equally stunning Passion Gothic Choker by Alchemy Jewelry. Continue the 20% savings with the striking Skullduggery Goth Necklace and Earring Ensemble, and the "Winged Rapture" Goth Angel Pendant and Earring Ensemble.

Enjoy a 20% discount on the accents and gift items at Design Toscano until April 6th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Lovely Bronze Garden Statuary for Spring

Pan, Green God of the ForestThe new, warm days of spring are back and the pleasant weather is cause for celebration. We love to mark these wonderful spring days with more time outdoors, and getting our gardens ready for summer. New decor is an important part of that process and can include quaint signs to welcome garden guests, beautiful animal garden sculptures, and other fine items. Bronze garden sculptures can also be used to give the garden a classic look in the form of heirloom quality statuary.

We have a wide variety of beautiful bronze sculptures in our collection, including classics like Pan, Greek God of the Forest Sculpture, and such modern pieces as the Fish Wish Fisherboy Cast Bronze Garden Statue. Both of these sculptures are cast in the traditional lost wax bronze method and lend a lovely, timeless look to any yard. Pan can also be used as a fine indoor sculpture, and the Fisherboy looks perfect when placed next to a backyard pond.

The "Can I Keep Him?" Girl and Dog Cast Bronze Garden Statue is another lovely addition for the garden. This heart-warming sculpture will be admired by all of your garden guests, and looks wonderful when used as centerpiece decor.

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

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Favorite Gargoyle Figurines at Design Toscano

Nike of SamothraceWe love to collect unique garden statuary. Whether a sculpture is a detailed, beautiful replica of a classic statue (like the Nike of Samothrace) or puts a face on your favorite tree (see the Whispering Wilhelm Tree Ent Sculpture), we love to add beautiful items like these to our collection. Exquisite gargoyles also make it into our collection, some of which are immediate favorites. The following are a few of those favorite gargoyle sculptures:

  • Emmett the Gargoyle Sculpture: Emmett might be the littlest gargoyle on the block but he is also one of the most popular. This cute, shy gargoyle captures everyone's attention with his demure, yet classic appearance.

 

  • The Spitting Gargoyle of Notre Dame Statue, Historic Direct Casting: The spectacular, Parisian cathedral of Notre Dame is home to the most famous gargoyles on the planet. One of those classic creatures is the "Spitting Gargoyle". This famous sculpture shows its contempt for unwelcome visitors by sticking its tongue out as it gets ready to spit on them. Thanks to special permission from the French Ministry of Architecture, we were able to make a direct cast of this most classic of gargoyles.

 

Save on a wide variety of dragons, gargoyle statues, and other unique decor at Design Toscano.

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Colorful New Garden Statuary for Spring and Summer

Gertie the English Flower FairyWinter is bereft of color compared to other times of the year. Other than the bright red, green, and gold of the holiday season, and occasional birds at the feeder, a winter backyard is mostly painted in a natural blend of black, gray, and white. All of that changes in spring. As the snow melts and the weather gets warmer, new, green blades of grass come out of the ground, trees sprout colorful buds and flowers, and beautiful tulips make their appearance. As we move into May and June, we also see the vibrant colors of vegetables, a backyard pond, and flowerbeds.

It's a beautiful time to be outside and we have several new resin garden statues to complement the fresh colors in the backyard. "Gertie, the English Flower Fairy" Statue is a lovely little Victorian fairy statue painted in the soft colors of spring. Put this beautiful statue next to your favorite flowerbed for an enchanting, classic look.

The "Kiss and Tell, Lover Gnomes" Statue is another colorful addition for the yard. With lovebirds at their feet and cute caps coming together in the shape of a heart, these gnomes lend a romantic look to any backyard. They also give the yard a touch of humor with hidden flowers held by one gnome and an iron frying pan clutched by the other.

Find the best selection of beautiful, new garden statues for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Last Day to Enjoy a 20% Discount on Sale Garden Statues

Windblown SculptureMarch is coming to a close and so is our discount on any of the sale items in our collection. As the month of March comes to an end, take advantage of this sale to save big on beautiful statues for April and the hot days of summer. This sale makes it possible to find great savings on a variety of high quality statues because you can take an extra 20% off fine decor that is already available for great, low prices.

For example, save on the Windblown Sculpture, a beautiful replica of a celebrated piece done by a 19th century award-winning French artist. The fine details and flowing lines of this mesmerizing sculpture lend a dramatic, life-like touch to the yard. Pair it with Hemera, the Goddess of Daylight Statue for more savings on fine sculptures for the backyard or a place of business.

Functional garden statuary is also on sale including the French Greenmen Wall Sculptures Le Printemps and L'Etoile. Put flowers on display with these fine sculptures to add a bit of natural color to the walls of your garden and home. Buy and save on the Grand Lion of St. John' Square Sculptural Bench to admire all of your new wall decor and garden statue collection.

Buy any of our on sale resin garden statues and other items by today, March 27th, and enjoy 20% off.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Take an Extra 20% off These Beautiful Resin Garden Statues

Mombasa, the Garden GiraffeThere are several differences between shopping at a big box store for garden decor and at an online site that specializes in high quality garden statuary. One of the biggest differences can be seen in the decor that is on sale. Buy those on sale sculptures at a big box store and you usually end up with cheap decor both in terms of price and quality. However, buy discounted garden statues from Design Toscano and you get the same, unique, high quality decor as always but at a lower price than normal. Buy those unique on sale statues today and tomorrow, and you can also take an extra 20% off for amazing bargains on beautiful sculptures.

For example, you can save big on stunning animal garden sculptures like Mombasa, the Garden Giraffe Statue. This grand scale decor stands close to eight feet in height and is carefully crafted to look just like a young giraffe.

You can also save on one of the most beautiful angels in our collection, the In God's Grace Angel Statue. This lovely sculpture lends an endearing, peaceful touch to any backyard. Pair it with the Balancing a Dream Cherub Garden Statue for more savings on fine garden decor.

Enjoy a 20% discount on these lovely sculptures and any of the on sale items at Design Toscano until March 27th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Big Savings on Classic Garden Statues

Poseidon God of the SeaAt Design Toscano, we always have several items on sale, and offer discounts on fine decor from time to time. That said, once in a blue moon, we hold a sale with some of the biggest discounts we have ever offered. One of those rare sales is taking place now until March 27th. Buy any of our on sale items and you can take another 20% off. This adds up to huge discounts on a wide variety of high quality decor including classic garden statuary.

Take advantage of this major discount to save big on stunning classic garden statues like the Poseidon: God of the Sea Grand-Scale Sculpture. Standing more than five feet tall, this impressive 18th century replica makes a classic statement in any backyard. However, it looks best when used as centerpiece decor, or when placed next to a big swimming pool.

You can also save on exquisite outdoor sculptures such as the Goddess Aurora Statue. Modeled after a classic 19th century work of art, this beautiful garden statue shows the same, flowing, active look as the original. This beautiful decor seems to float in place and lends an elegant touch to any garden. This and other classic statues also work well as decor for a place of business.

Enjoy an extra 20% off any of the sale items in our collection.

This sale ends on March 27th and cannot be combined with other offers.

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An Extra Discount on Sale Items at Design Toscano

Daydreaming MermaidWe all love a good sale. What isn't there to love about reduced prices on high quality items, especially when dealing with unique garden statuary? When shopping for new resin garden statues, about the only thing better than a sale is an extra discount on sale items, and that's exactly what we are offering for the next few days. Buy any sale item until March 27th and you can take an additional 20% off.

This big discount makes it much easier to buy large, high quality garden decor like the Daydreaming Mermaid of Langeline Cove Statue, and classic replicas like the Nike of Samothrace Statue. Pair these fine sculptures with the Versailles Cherub Urn to boost savings and add to your Victorian garden. These beautiful items also act as excellent decor for hotel gardens and entranceways to restaurants.

This sale is also a wonderful opportunity to buy fantastic furniture for excellent low prices. Although the stunning Louis XIV Glass-Topped Cocktail Table is already on sale, you can take an additional 20% off when purchased by March 27th. The same goes for the lovely Cremona Marble-Topped Table, and the breathtaking Julien Crescent Console. These are just a few of the fine, antique replica, hand-carved furniture items in our collection that are available for a big discount.

Take an extra 20% off any of the sale items at Design Toscano until March 27th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Enjoy Free Regular Shipping on These Beautiful Garden Statues

The Lono (Tongue) Grand Tiki Sculptural TableWe love getting new garden statuary, especially during spring. We bet that most other people feel the same way and this is why we like to make it easier to put high quality sculptures in a new spring garden. This weekend, we want to help make that happen by offering free regular shipping on purchases of $75 or more, including the following sculptures:

  • The Lono (Tongue) Grand Tiki Sculptural Table: This functional sculpture is a fun addition to any backyard, especially for folks who love to relax next to the pool with a cold drink in hand. Inaugurate this Polynesian-themed table at your first garden party of the year and enjoy it outdoors until winter comes back to town.

 

  • Fiona, the Flower Fairy Sculpture: Buy this beautiful statue this weekend and pay nothing for regular shipping. The delicate beauty and life-like features of this prized statue make it one of our most popular garden fairies. Fiona also has butterfly wings with small round holes that can harness a breeze to produce subtle, soothing sounds.

 

  • The Meerkat Gang Sculpture: This wonderful animal yard statue lends an adorable look to any yard. Put this trio of mischievous Meerkats near the back door or below a favorite tree.

Buy $75 or more of resin garden statues and other high quality decor at Design Toscano and pay nothing for regular shipping until March 22nd.

This cannot be combined with other offers.

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New Garden Statues on the First Day of Spring

Taking Wing Solid Bronze StatueToday is the first day of spring! Finally, whether you still have snow in the front yard or are already sipping a cold drink next to the pool, we can say that spring is definitely here. It's time to breathe an annual sigh of relief, take a walk in the backyard, and put out those new resin garden statues. If you haven't bought any new sculptures for the garden yet, there's still time to pick out some fantastic new decor that will impress all of your garden guests.

Bronze statues of children are wonderful additions to any backyard. The joy and youthful, energetic appearance of sculptures like the Taking Wing Solid Bronze Sculpture and the Sunshine Delight Little Girl Bronze Statue are perfect for a new spring garden. These beautiful sculptures also make fine heirloom pieces and wonderful decor for a place of business.

Animal garden sculptures can also play a prominent role as new sculptures for the garden. The Hanging Jungle Monkey Statue is a fun way to give your garden a happy, easy-going appearance. Put this life-like arboreal statue of a Chimp on your favorite tree and pair it with the "Monkey Business" Jungle Welcome Sign

Purchase $75 or more of garden statuary and other items in our collection of fine decor and pay nothing for regular shipping until March 22nd.

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Gothic Decor for a New Home

Steampunk Skull Containment VesselSpring is a time for change, and for some of us, the changes include an exciting move into a new home. A move represents the perfect opportunity for a fresh start with interior decor, including a chance to try out different decorating themes. One such theme puts the focus on Gothic items and makes it possible to go all out with dark, fantastic decor, or simply highlight the home with a bit of dark magic and mystery.

Gothic indoor statues are an easy, eye-catching means of giving a room some Gothic flair. Use the Steampunk Skull Containment Vessel to store your favorite objets d'art, or put it in a prominent place for full, Gothic effect. When guests ask if it's supposed to be a skull of a robot or a cyborg, you can tell them that it actually pays homage to the Steampunk genre; a blend of Victorian style, industry, and dark invention. This unique decor pairs especially well with the Replica Deep Sea Diver's Helmet.

Whether you want to turn your home into a place of dark fantasy or touch it up with a bit of Gothic style, gargoyle figurines complete the look. A big, classic creature like  the Florentine Gargoyle Statue is the perfect way to welcome guests into a Gothic home.

Find the best selection of Gothic garden statuary and unique, high quality decor at Design Toscano.

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Celebrate St. Pat's with Discounts on Unique Garden Statuary

Sitting Baby Deer FawnHappy Saint Patrick's day! Whether you have Irish heritage or not, this is always a fun day to show off your favorite green shirt and celebrate with family and friends. At Design Toscano, we are marking this special day with a 20% discount on any of the items in our collection. Everything from beautiful garden statues to exquisite interior decor in on sale, today only.

Shop our collection today and save on fantastic new animal garden statues like the Sitting Baby Deer Fawn Cast Bronze Garden Statue. This lovely bronze lends a timeless look to any garden. Put it next to a favorite flowerbed or a backyard pond to impress all of your guests with this heirloom piece.

You can also save on animal statues meant to put a smile on the face of every garden guest. Skyler, the Climbing Squirrel Statue is perfect for giving the garden a unique, cheerful touch. Pair him with the "Strike a Pose Zen Yoga Frog" for more savings on unique animal garden sculptures.

Don't forget to also save on unique decor for the interior of home and business. You will find our finest selection of exquisite interior items in the Basil Street Gallery, including beautiful illuminated sculptures, amazing wall decor, and more.

Enjoy 20% off quality resin garden statues and anything else in our collection, today only, March 17th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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