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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Blend Function and Exquisite Flair with Sculptural Gothic Tables

Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee TableCertain types of furniture do a lot more than provide guests with a place to sit or eat. They can also act as fine decor as well as make an impression on house guests and clients. Gothic furniture is particularly suited for lending character to any room, especially Gothic sculptural tables. One such fine item is our Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee Table. This striking table is perfect for homes with a strong appreciation for the fantasy genre and Medieval-themed works of art. Use this fine sculptural table as a centerpiece item or appreciate its exquisite details in a favorite den.

We also have two other dragon sculptural tables that help you serve drinks and Medieval snacks with proper flair. The Subservient Dragon Glass-Topped Sculptural Table shows a magnificent, detailed dragon kneeling on top of a Celtic base. Pair it with Hastings, the Warrior Dragon Glass-Topped Sculptural Table for full effect.   

The Lord Langton's Castle Glass-Topped Sculptural Table is another, amazing Gothic-themed furniture item that will leave a long-lasting impression. This detailed sculpture of a castle would act as exquisite decor even if it wasn't topped with 3/8 inch thick pencil-edged glass. Use it as a unique means of serving drinks at theme parties or hosting your own goblet when reading a favorite fantasy novel.

Find the best selection of Gothic decor and beautiful tables at Design Toscano today.

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This chair is a terrific find

The Abbey Gothic Revival Chair: Set of Two

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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...I found another special find. I bought a pair of these Gothic Revival Chairs and have not one regret. These chairs are perfect for the medieval look. The deep carved arches are attractive. The chairs are sturdy and attractive. There is one surprise. These chairs, just like the original chairs of long ago, are comfortable to sit on without a pad. It's all in the craftsmanship. If you can use this style I would recommend. But don't quickly buy all of them as I have just ordered two more.

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Eerie, Cheery Gothic Decor

Detest the Rest GargoyleDecorations with a Gothic flair aren't typically associated with happy, bright, or cute decor. On the contrary, most Gothic items are dark, mysterious, and remind us of other, more exciting realms. That said, depending on your sense of humor, there are several Gothic decorations capable of provoking smiles and a laugh or two. The Detest the Rest Gargoyle Statue is dark humor at its best. Unlike other gargoyles, this poor little guy is too shy and grumpy to make the slightest attempt at intimidation. Since it looks like he could use a friend, put him near garden fairies or a cute animal yard statue. If displayed inside the home, maybe the cat will curl up next to him. "Detest" looks even better when paired with Oscar: The Gargoyle with Attitude.

Speaking of gargoyles, the Picc-a-Dilly Gargoyles might be the cutest of their kind. These fun little sculptures are a unique, cheerful addition to the work desk, a fireplace mantle, or your favorite spot for displaying one of a kind works of art. Get "The Black Widow Spider" Statues to give them some equally unique company.

We also have a variety of Gothic wall decor items to fit any decorating need including the Zombie Gothic Wall Sculpture, and the "Fangs of the Vampire" Cast Iron Bottle Opener.

Find the best selection of unique Gothic and Medieval home decor at Design Toscano.

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Save 20% on Fantastic Wall Décor from Design Toscano

Cupid & PsycheInterior decor becomes especially important during the winter months. In spending a lot more time inside the home, we become more aware of our surroundings and the items that lend a touch of beauty to the dining room, color to the living room, and texture to other areas of the home. We are also more likely to realize where we need to change decor and add new items to the home.

A lot can be accomplished with wall decor and when you buy any of the wall decor items in our collection today until February 4th, you can enjoy a 20% discount. We have hundreds of wall decor pieces, including several fantastic friezes like the Cupid and Psyche and the Neptune's Horses of the Sea Sculptural Wall Frieze. These classy pieces lend a dramatic touch to any home and can also be used as unique garden wall decor during the spring and summer.

The newest additions to our wall decor collection are also on sale. Fans of Gothic Decor will love the Gothic Cathedral Triptych Metal Wall Sculpture. This six foot high, Medieval-inspired decor adds a fine Gothic touch to the bedroom or library. This striking piece also pairs well with the "Night of the Ravens" Metal Wall Sculpture.

Buy any of the beautiful wall decor in our collection until February 4th and take 20% off.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Best Selling Furniture on Sale at Design Toscano

Bentley Grand Scale ArmchairWe might be best known for our wide selection of unique garden statuary but we also carry other types of decor, including chairs, tables, and other furniture items. Folks already familiar with our high quality decor won't be surprised to learn that our furniture is just as unique, stunning, and entertaining as our resin garden statues. While all of our furniture can also work as high quality decor, some items are more popular than others.

One of our most popular chairs is the Bentley Grand-Scale Armchair. The beautifully carved hardwood, wide seat, and classic, plush upholstery make this big cozy chair especially inviting. Take 20% off when you buy it today or tomorrow and it becomes even more attractive.

That lovely armchair pairs well with beautiful antique replica tables like the Lord Raffles Grand Hall Lion Leg Coffee Table. This breathtaking hand-carved, mahogany table is modeled after antique heirlooms found in old European estates and museums.

The Carved Rocaille Chair also pairs well with the Bentley Armchair, antique replica tables, and other fine Medieval furniture. This is another hand-carved mahogany piece with careful Baroque details typically seen on rare, antique furniture. The elegant, Tudor-style jacquard upholstery completes the royal appearance of this beautiful chair.

Buy any of the exquisite chairs, sofas, and other furniture items until January 29th and enjoy 20% off.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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another win for designtoscano

The Medieval Mace Stool

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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Looking at footstools available on the internet, I am glad I ran across this mace stool. It is the best find for a masculine design that I have found anywhere. I bought one and am ordering another. It is well made: sturdy and attractive. It is a good buy even at regular price; but, of course, I wait for the sales.
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one solid and beautiful bench

Historic Mahogany Monk's Bench

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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I received this monk's bench today. It looks like it has been hand carved with deep designs on mahogany wood. It goes perfect in the breakfast room and compliments the medieval re-styling throughout the house. Beautiful and solid, even the seat. It sits well. I never thought I'd enjoy so much styling the house with medieval and Gothic themes. Wish I had done it sooner. I had scouted around in many places for a find like this and found some of the same style at much higher prices. Very pleased! Can't wait to get the York Gothic monk's bench. Bring it on Toscano. You amaze me.

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Save Money on Dragon and Gargoyle Figurines at Design Toscano

Picc-a-Dilly Gargoyle SculpturesSome people are fine with a garden that plays host to a few, easy-going gnomes and some cute animal garden statues. There's certainly nothing wrong with that but some of us like to change up our garden statuary display from time to time by featuring a gargoyle sculpture or two. Contrary to what some people might have you believe, gargoyles aren't just meant to perch on the ramparts of old French cathedrals. They can also lend a unique, eye-catching touch to the garden, especially when paired with dragon statues.

We are big fans of beautiful dragon and gargoyle sculptures because we are well aware of the unique look they give to a backyard or even a place of business. Put a gargoyle like Silas the Sentry near the back door and guests will either feel as if they are walking into a medieval mansion, a place of fantasy, or wonder if they should enter in the first place. For less intimidating gargoyle statues that are also on sale, you might like the cute little Picc-a-Dilly Gargoyle Sculptures Set.

However, no gargoyle scene looks complete without an appropriate dragon. We have more than one fine dragon statue on sale including Dread, the Dangling Dragon Wall Sculpture, and the striking Desmond the Dragon Sculpture.

Find the best selection of gargoyle statues, dragons, and other Gothic decor for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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a beautiful chair

Knottingley Manor Chair

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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I am very pleased with my purchase of the Knottingly Manor Chair. Once again design oscano scores a victory in my book. This chair is beautiful. I use it as a chair in the living-room and it blends in with the Lord Raffles lion furniture that I also purchased from Toscano, I am so impressed with my purchases and the way they have blended together to create a medieval/gothic style for my house. this chair looks better in life than in the ad but is true to description.

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Three Good Arguments for Gargoyle Figurines

Emmett the GargoyleGargoyle garden statues can be fitting decor for any backyard. Given the intimidating, Gothic look of a classic gargoyle, that might not seem feasible for gardens decorated with cute animals and other cheerful, benign sculptures. Nevertheless, although some of the more frightening gargoyles would certainly look out of place in a garden filled with adorable animal garden sculptures, there are other, very cute gargoyles that fit the bill. The following are three arguments that show why Gargoyles are more versatile than many people realize:

 

  • A classic, regal look: Yes, many gargoyle statues give the garden a classic, royal look because they were traditionally limited to the ramparts of cathedrals and castles. They were high class decor meant to scare off all things evil, and can still provide an intimidating, Medieval touch to any garden.

 

  • Unique, beautiful sculptures: This is one of the easiest arguments to make for getting a gargoyle sculpture. A statue like Gaston, the Gothic Climbing Gargoyle is one of a kind wall decor meant to entertain any garden guest. 

Purchase $75 or more in garden statuary, and anything else at Design Toscano until January 14th and get free regular shipping.

This cannot be combined with other offers.

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Big Savings on Medieval Home Décor at Design Toscano

Art museums and castles are essential stops on a European vacation. We visit those sites for their historical importance, to walk in the same hallways as kings and queens, and to admire a variety of antique paintings, furniture, and decor. In castles, everything seems to be a work of art and the decor can be spectacular. Although an original, 16th century chair or medieval cabinet would cost a mint, fortunately, replicas are available for very affordable prices. In fact, buy many of our antique replica decor and furniture until January 9th, and you could enjoy a discount of $20 to $100.

Buy the 16th-Century Italian Suit of Armor Sculpture with Halberd and you can take $100 off. If the Black Knight Fireplace Tool Ensemble would be a better fit for turning your home into a castle, you can still enjoy a $20 discount. Pair that striking, fireplace tool ensemble with the Sir Percival's Illuminated Sculpture and the discount jumps to $50.

This tiered sale also makes it easy to save big on beautiful medieval furniture like the L'Escritoire Secretary Desk, and the luxurious Bentley Grand-Scale Armchair

Save $20 on $100 to $199 in garden statuary.

Enjoy $50 off purchases of $200 to $399.

Take $100 off $400 or more of anything at our site!

This sale ends on January 9th and cannot be combined with other offers

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Three Tips for Picking Out the Best Dragon Garden Statues

Asian Dragon of the Great WallDragon decor has been around a lot longer than a lot of folks realize. Some of the oldest wall decor in the world are depictions of dragon-like creatures from the ancient kingdom of Sumer. Dragons have also made their way into paintings, and are featured as statues in ancient China, Mayan Guatemala, and Medieval Europe. Of course, we can't forget about dragon decor in modern times either. Given that any evidence of real, live dragons has yet to be discovered, this decorating theme probably features the most enduring mythical creature on the planet.

If you have yet to pick out a dragon sculpture for your garden, these three tips will help:

 

  • Don't worry about the dragon sculpture fitting in with other decor: The reason you don't really need to worry about this is because since dragons are classic statuary, there is a dragon sculpture that will fit in with any decorating theme. There are even dragon statues that are simply adorable. "Blushing Babel, the Bashful Dragon" Statue is one such statue.

 

Find the best selection of high quality resin garden statuesanimal garden sculptures, and fine interior decor at Design Toscano.

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Welcome Guests with Fantastic Knight Statues

King's Guard Sculptural Half-Scale Knight ReplicaIt's the holiday season and that means good food, fun decor, and plenty of parties. Since it also means that we will be seeing our fair share of guests, why not welcome them with high quality decor? Certain statues can be leveraged to give all of your guests a truly royal welcome, and knight sculptures in particular act as a fun, regal way of welcoming guests into your home.

Put the King's Guard Sculptural Half-Scale Knight Replica by the front door, and family and friends will feel like they are walking into a place of royal residence. The armor on this beautifully detailed knight is modeled after the fine suits of Italian armor that were crafted to be heirloom works of art for Tuscan families of importance. Put a sprig of mistletoe or garland on him to give this knight a holiday touch.

For a truly spectacular welcome, put a 16th-Century Italian Armor Sculpture with Halberd by the door! This full, six foot tall suit of high quality resin armor is so realistic, guests will wonder how you managed to acquire a Medieval suit of armor replete with chain mail. They might also wonder about the seven foot tall halberd!

Take 20% off any of the beautiful sculptures of knights, animal garden statues, and other quality decor in the Design Toscano collection when purchased today, December 9th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Gothic Tables and Fine Furniture for the Winter

Lord Raffles Lion Leg TableWinter is here. Now that it's December, snow is falling, it gets dark way too soon, and we have to admit that autumn is over. The garden has gone into hibernation and many of us are busy with preparations for the winter holidays. It's a time of the year when we tend to trade time in the backyard for the warm and cozy interior of the home. Since we spend more time indoors, we also need to pay more attention to interior decor, especially the decor that we use on a daily basis.

Furniture is especially important because it plays a big role when it comes to decorating and comfort. Beautiful, comfortable furniture can also help drive away the winter blues, especially when you can sit down to a regal table or snuggle into a comfy chair to enjoy a favorite book or movie. Sit down to a meal at the Lord Raffles Lion Leg Table and you will feel like royalty. This seven foot long table features exquisite carvings and can also be used as a high quality desk.

After dining like kings and queens, settle into the fine upholstery of the Gentlemen's Plush Grand-Scale Arm Chair. Inpired by large, comfortable chairs in Victorian mansions and residences used by presidents and prime ministers, this big, beautiful chair is a sight to behold.

Find the best selection of beautiful antique replicas, Gothic decorMedieval home decor, and cozy, unique chairs and tables at Design Toscano.

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Last Day to Take 25% Off Garden Statuary and Other Fantastic Decor

Eygptian Royal Atonement Wall HangingThe Black Friday weekend comes to its busy close today. With luck, you will have already found bargains on all of your holiday gifts and can thus sit back and relax with more Thanksgiving leftovers. Luckily, those of us who still need to buy a gift or two can still take advantage of Black Friday sales by shopping at Design Toscano. The sale in our store is still going on today and makes it easy to save big on high quality resin garden statues and the best in beautiful decor. Buy anything on our site by today, November 30th, and you can take 25% off.

That includes big savings on wonderful, new Egyptian art like the classy, Egyptian Royal Atonement Wall Hanging. This elegant decor is a fitting addition to rooms that feature Egyptian-themed items, Gothic tables, and antique replicas.

Speaking of antique replicas, the big 25% savings also make today a good one for buying Medieval furniture items. Get the Beardsley Faux Leather Lion Chair as a gift for a good friend or for yourself. This solid mahogany beauty is carved by hand, and like similar chairs from 15th century mansions, features claw-feet and carved lion heads on the padded arms. You can also save on the incredible Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee Table.   

Buy any of our fine garden statues and other unique items today, November 30th, and enjoy a 25% discount.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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How to Know When to Shop for Gargoyle Gifts

Emmett the Gargoyle SculptureNovember is moving forward with steady steps to the biggest holidays of the year. If you haven't started any of your winter holiday shopping yet, each passing day is a poignant reminder of those quickly approaching dates. Sometimes, we put off shopping because we just have no idea what to get. When that happens, you can be better off thinking outside the box and buying unique gifts than looking for the same old stocking stuffers.

A gargoyle statue can be an excellent option when you need to think outside the box for holiday gifts. Emmett the Gargoyle Sculpture is a safe, easy gargoyle gift for people who enjoy the fantasy genre or have other types of garden statues. This cute little gargoyle is also easy to display in the backyard, on a back porch, or inside the home.

People with an appreciation for Medieval decor and classic statuary might like our Florentine Gargoyle Statue. This classic gargoyle is inspired by sculptures that sit on the ramparts of old European cathedrals, and also acts as wonderful Gothic decor.

If someone on your gift list already has Gothic statues and gargoyles, they will love the Boden Gargoyle Sentinel. This exquisite gargoyle features fine, sharp details, and has a classic, intimidating appearance.

Buy any of our gargoyle figurines, resin garden statues, and other unique items in our collection today until November 16th and pay nothing on regular shipping.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Last Day to Take 20% Off Knight Statues and Other Unique Decor

King's Guard Sculptural Half-Scale Knight ReplicaWhen we shop for decor and garden statuary, most of us would prefer to have something a bit different. We would rather have sculptures that stand out in terms of quality and distinct appearance than statues that look just like the very average ones in the other yards on the block. This is one of the reasons why a statue of a knight makes a nice addition to the backyard or interior of the home. Put a knight sculpture on display and you give the home a royal, Medieval touch. Buy any knight statue today, and you can also enjoy savings of 20% off the regular price.

The King's Guard Sculptural Half-Scale Knight Replica is a fancy, highly detailed, three foot plus tall replica of 16th century Italian armor. The beautiful armor that was made for wealthy, Tuscan families wasn't so much battle armor as it was a status symbol. This is demonstrated by the artistic flair given to suits of armor from the times of the Italian Renaissance and many of them are unique works of art. Our replica captures that artistic beauty with a two- tone metallic finish and beautifully sculpted lions. Put one or two suits next to an entrance to give your place a regal look. 

Enjoy a 20% discount off these unique items, high quality resin garden statues, and any of the items in our collection until today, November 12th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Perfect for your medieval castle

Unicorn Dips His Horn Wall Tapestry: Large, Cotton

 

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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This one is the perfect size to hang over my full-size bed and (as far as I can tell) a pretty good reproduction. The included rod makes it easy to hang as soon as it arrives; no need to go hunting for appropriate hardware. I've had this for almost three years and still love it!

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Give and Save on Animal Yard Statue Gifts

Shadowed Predator Black Panther StatueHoliday shopping can be a challenge. It would be so much easier and less time-consuming if all of our family and friends could just give us their wish lists. Your brother already has everything, what more could he possibly want? Then there is the wonderful niece who doesn't seem to like anything (or at least doesn't say what she likes). The best way of dealing with such holiday shopping conundrums is to think outside the box. One of several out of the box options in our collection is the animal garden sculpture. Most people like animals or at least appreciate them, especially when the animal appeals to their personality.

The uncle who likes mystery, adventure, or happens to have a pet cat will love the Shadowed Predator Black Panther Statue. This beautifully detailed animal statue mesmerizes with haunting green eyes, and its stealthy, feline posture.

If that special person on your list enjoys medieval stories and the fantasy genre, she or she will be thrilled to get The Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue. This unique, wonderfully detailed medieval dragon makes a classic statement in any backyard.

If your niece likes gargoyles (make sure to ask!), she will love the Detest the Rest Statue. If she doesn't know what a gargoyle is, give the adorable Meerkat Clan Statue.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of our holiday gifts until December 7th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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