Welcome New Garden Guests with a Beautiful Animal Yard Statue

Kitten KaboodleThe days are fast approaching when you can walk into a snow-free backyard, and start decorating it for wonderful warm weather. Along with favorite decor items, the garden will also see visits by family, friends, and new guests. This year, why not welcome all of your garden guests with fun animal garden statues? Some of the animal statues in our collection are designed to provide guests with a unique welcome while also lending a cheerful touch to the yard.

One such sculpture is the "Monkey Business" Jungle Welcome Statue. This fun decor is carefully crafted and painted to resemble a real, live Chimp, and will give all of your garden guests a light-hearted, fun-loving welcome. Pair it with the lively Hanging Jungle Monkey Statue for full effect.

If you would rather present your garden as a sanctuary for adorable animals, you might prefer The Puppy Parade Welcome Sign. The detailed, lovely set of young pups in this sculpture make it one of the cutest items in our entire collection. Even if you don't have a backyard, this heart-warming decor looks just as lovely inside the home.

We also have other cute animal welcome decor, including the Kitten Kaboodle Cat Welcome Sign, and the Jack Russell Terrier Dog Welcome Statue.

Find the best selection of unique animal garden sculptures and other fine garden statuary at Design Toscano.

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Beautiful Rosewood Harps at Design Toscano

Celtic Rosewood Tara HarpHigh quality decor comes in many forms, including beautiful musical instruments. Although we appreciate the beauty of classical guitars, grand pianos, and a lovely antique cello, we have yet to include such instruments in our collection. However, we do offer a few harps because whether you learn to play this lovely instrument or not, a harp will always be regal, classy decor.

The Celtic Rosewood Tara Harp is a close replica of harps that were used by traveling, 10th century troubadours. Like those fabled instruments, this one has twelve strings and can be played to make beautiful, soothing music. The knot motifs, color, and appearance of this rosewood, birch, and spruce instrument also turn it into impressive interior decor.

Like the Tara Harp, our Celtic Rosewood Heather Harp is a fully functional instrument and beautiful decor. This lovely harp is taller than the Tara and decorated with beautiful, hand-carved Celtic motifs. It is likewise crafted from Rosewood, Birch, and Spruce, and is a lovely addition to a reading room or living room. If you don't know how to play the harp, we also have the easy Celtic Rosewood Harp Beginners Book to help you learn. After learning to play this fine decor, bring it to parties with the Tara Harp Carrying Case or the Heather Harp Carrying Case.  

Find the best selection of fine decor and resin garden statues for the backyard, home, and business at Design Toscano.

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Where to Put a Large Garden Gargoyle Statue on Display

Florentine Gargoyle StatueGargoyles are classic decor in a category of their own. Those of us who love to decorate our homes with dragons and other types of Gothic decor also have a strong appreciation for high quality gargoyle figurines. However, many folks who do not generally decorate with Gothic items also have a gargoyle statue or two because these interesting sculptures fit in with a variety of decorating themes. For example, a large, high quality gargoyle like the Florentine Gargoyle Statue adds a nice touch to a backyard with a few Greek garden statues, and Emmett the Gargoyle Sculpture can fit in with garden gnomes and cute animal statues.

When purchasing a large gargoyle, one of the biggest challenges is figuring out where it should be put on display. For example, you might want to reserve one side of the backyard for an angel statue, and put Talysus the Terrible Gargoyle Sculpture on the opposite side of the yard. Or, Talysus might look best when placed in a dark, shaded corner of the backyard.

Entranceways are another perfect place for gargoyles because these intimidating stone beasts were meant to act as guards and greet certain guests with cold stares. The Argos Gargoyle Sentinel Statue will look right at home when placed next to the back door, or as a centerpiece item.

Buy exquisite gargoyle sculptures for great prices at Design Toscano.

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Easygoing Medieval Home Decor + Sale Extended!

Dragon of Kingsbridge Manor PedimentMany of us love Medieval decor but not all of us are ready to decorate the garden with a host of gargoyle statues, or the walls of the home with decor like "The Dragon of Kingsbridge Manor" Pediment. If the home is not quite ready for such majestic items, a subtler approach to Medieval decor could fit the bill. We have a wide variety of easygoing Medieval-themed decor that adds a lovely, storied touch to any decorating theme.

The At Battle's End Sculptural Lamp is an easy means of adding a bit of Medieval-themed illumination to any room. This distinctive lamp lends drama with a finely detailed miniature knight, sword, and metal fleur-de-lis lampshade. This unique illumination pairs well with the Arthurian Knight Bookends. Both also make fine gifts for anyone with an appreciation for history and the fantasy genre.

The Crown Royale Hanging Pendant Lantern is another elegant means of adding illumination with a classic Medieval touch. This lovely decor features hand-tooled metal scrollwork and smoked glass to give your hallway a lovely, antique look. It also adds a distinguished touch to a library, entranceway, bookstore, restaurants, and other places of business. Pair it with the Crusader's Great Helm Gothic Trash Bin.

Find the best selection of Gothic decor and other quality decorations for the home and business at Design Toscano.

Sale Extended! Take 20% Off Your Order thru Midnight CST!

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Final Day for 20% Savings on Gothic Décor and Garden Statuary at Design Toscano

Socrates the Gargoyle ThinkerFebruary is coming to its quick end along with our sitewide sale at Design Toscano. Today, whether you buy a few objets d'art or majestic Gothic tables, you can also enjoy a 20% discount on any of the fine decor in our collection. Buy and save on Gothic items like the Spirit of Nottingham Woods: Greenman Tree Sculpture. This unique sculpture lends the yard a haunting touch and looks even better when paired with such detailed, realistic gargoyle figurines as Socrates, the Gargoyle Thinker Statue, and the Legend of Cambridge Hopping Gargoyle Sculpture.

Folks looking for Gothic gifts today are also in luck because they can save 20% on a host of exquisitely dark works of art. Among the wide variety of Gothic gift items in our collection are the Poe's Mystic Raven Solid Hardwood Walking Stick, and The Dragon's Pentacle Wall Sculpture. Buy and save on these and other striking Gothic items to surprise that special person with the most unique of gifts.

Of course, all of our garden statues are also on sale, including beautiful animal garden statues, high quality cute gnomes, and such wonderful angel sculptures as the Heaven's Guardian Angel Garden Statue.

Take 20% off any of the unique decor, resin garden statues, and other items in our collection until today, February 26, 2015.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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25% Off Garden Statues, Egyptian Art, and More at Design Toscano!

British Reading Fairy Garden StatueIt's worth it to check our blog on a daily basis. We have said it before and will say it again because today, we are offering 25% off everything on our site. This site-wide flash sale is the perfect day to save big on new garden statuary for spring, exquisite Egyptian decor, unique gifts, and more.

Lend the garden a classic, Victorian look and save with the British Reading Fairy Garden Statue. The details and simple beauty of this classy sculpture show why it is one of our best selling items. Pair it with the Angel of Patience Sculpture and other angel statues to save even more on high quality sculptures for the backyard.

Egyptian decorations are simply stunning and with today's 25% discount, you can find several for a song. Take advantage of this big, one day sale to save big on luxurious furniture like the Cleopatra Neoclassical Chaise, and the elegant, regal Egyptian Revival Chair. These stunning furniture items are even better when you can sit back, relax, and admire Egyptian decor like the Royal Cartouche Sculptural Frieze and the Medinet Habu Sculptural Egyptian Wall Clock.

Buy any of the resin garden statues and other unique decor at our site today, February 16th and take 25% off.

This flash sale ends today, February 16th, and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Sculptures for Outside that Lend the Garden a Touch of Zen

Zen Garden Gnome StatueEvery garden could use bit of Zen. We are talking about decor that highlights the naturally peaceful demeanor of the backyard, and sculptures that match the soft, soothing whispering of summer trees. Such statues remind us that our backyards are sanctuaries from the stress of everyday life, and that the simple things are often, the best things.

Peaceful sculptures come in a variety of shapes and forms. Gnomes play their part, especially the "Zen Garden Gnome" Statue. This classic gnome has let go to the point of providing a home for a bluebird. Put this unique gnome statue near a favorite bench or yoga practice spot for inspiration. Pair this meditating gnome with the equally colorful "Strike a Pose Zen Yoga Frog" Statue.

Certain Greenmen can also contribute to the peaceful atmosphere of a garden. The Daphne: Greenwoman Wall Sculpture reflects the cheerful nature of trees made to dance in a gentle summer breeze. Look close and you can see fairies cavorting in Daphne's leafy locks.

Buddha statues are another type of sculpture perfect for touching the garden with a bit of Zen. Make a big, peaceful statement with a large Buddha statue like the Giant Buddha Monument-Sized Garden Sculpture, or go smaller with the Baby Buddha Studying the Five Precepts Statue.  

Find the best selection of high quality garden statues for every decorating theme at Design Toscano.

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Valentine’s Day Garden Statues at Design Toscano

Young Sweethearts: Kissing Children Garden StatueHappy Valentine's Day! We hope that everyone reading this blog spends a lovely day with someone special. Before you get ready for a fun date, we hope to set the mood for love by talking about a few of our favorite Valentine's Day items.

Our Young Sweethearts: Kissing Children Garden Statue captures the innocent beauty of young love. Although the little girl seems happy with a kiss on the cheek, she might change her mind when he gives her the frog hidden behind his back! This lovely statue is a wonderful spring addition to any garden and also works well as decor in a restaurant or hotel.

The Rainy Day Gnomes Under an Umbrella Garden Statue is a lovely, endearing sculpture. The twinkle in the eyes of this little couple shows how happy they are to be sharing an umbrella. This romantic garden statue will look right at home when the weather warms up, the flowers come out, and the spring rains fall.

Of course, the 14th of February just wouldn't be complete without mentioning Cupid. Although the messenger of love can strike at any time of the year, Eros works overtime on Valentine's Day. The "Cupid's Message of Love" Statue is a classic addition to the garden, whereas the Cupid and Psyche Bonded Marble Bust lends a romantic touch to the interior of the home.    

Find the best selection of high quality garden statuary and unique decor for home and business at Design Toscano.

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Final Day for 20% Off Design Toscano Indoor Statues

Sleepy Time Baby Angel StatueWe all love to put beautiful sculptures in our gardens but how many of us also use statues to decorate the interior of the home? When picking out fine garden statuary for the backyard, don't forget to also think about the inside of the home and a place of business. Don't forget that you can also save 20% on any of the fine items in our collection of indoor statues when purchased today, February 13th.

Today is the day to save on the beautiful Sleepy Time Baby Angel Statue. This unique, lovely sculpture lends a peaceful, innocent touch to the library, and is an elegant addition to reading and living rooms. Pair it with the Afternoon Nap Angel Sculpture and other beautiful cherub statues.

Sport-themed statues are also on sale including the classic Discobolos Sculpture. This detailed replica of the 2,450 year old Myron original lends a classic look to any room. Pair it with the striking faux bronze Fencers Sculptures for a modern, elegant look.

If the home could use a few more African-themed statues, you can also save on more than forty African sculptures in our collection, including the beautiful African Water Gatherer Statue.

Enjoy a 20% discount off any of the indoor statues in our collection until today, February 13th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Save 20% on Fantastic Interior Statues at Design Toscano

Mammoth Skeleton SculptureA sale on decor is always nice but the best sales are the ones that include a wide array of high quality items. Today and tomorrow, we have an exciting sale that includes any of the indoor statues in our collection. Since some of our most fantastic statues are on sale, this is an offer that nobody should miss.

Buy the wonderful Mammoth Skeleton Sculpture from our Origin of Species Collection by February 13th and you can take 20% off. This detailed representation of a whole Mammoth skeleton fossil is a fine addition to any desk or library. It pairs nicely with another on sale item, the Shark's Jagged Jaws Statue.

Our best-selling indoor statues are also on sale, including Fiona the Flower Fairy. This beautiful depiction of a winged fairy adds a cheerful touch to a sun room during the winter, and looks right at home when displayed in the garden. Fiona looks especially lovely when placed near potted flowers.

The King's Guard Sculptural Half-Scale Knight Replica is another best-seller on sale until tomorrow. This exquisite replica of 16th century Italian armor is fit for display in fine restaurants, and will lend a rich touch of class to any home.

Take 20% off any of our indoor statues until Friday, February 13th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Take 20% Off Indoor Sculptures at Design Toscano

Les Filles Joyeuses Neoclassical Pedestal UrnDuring these cold, winter months, we can plan a spring garden and start buying beautiful resin garden statues for the backyard, but we can't put those sculptures on display until the weather warms up. However, until then, at least we have more opportunities to focus on improving the interior of the home, work, and place of business. Indoor statues are one of the best ways to add dimension and beauty to the interior of the home, especially because we are offering 20% off all of our indoor sculptures today until February 13th.

Enjoy savings and lending a classy touch to the home with the Les Filles Joyeuses Neoclassical Pedestal Urn. This elegant piece is a wonderful means of displaying your favorite greenery. The beautiful details on this sculpture also add an elegant look to any home. Pair this beautiful indoor sculpture with the Veiled Maiden Sculptural Bust for more savings on fine interior statues.

Our new indoor statues are also on sale, including the unique and wonderfully detailed Satya, the Yoga Dragon Statue, and Nike, the Winged Goddess of Victory Bonded Marble Resin Statue. These and several other indoor statues on our site make fine gifts and treasured additions to a collection of objets d'art.

Enjoy 20% off any of our indoor statues until February 13th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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