A Few Animal Garden Sculptures for the Trees

Out on a Limb Hanging Brown Bear Cub StatueStatues for the backyard don't just have to be placed on the ground or even on a plinth. Some, like the Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue seem to come right out of the ground, while items like the Bigfoot Statue seem to lope through the yard and statues such as the Black Panther stalk the flowerbeds. Others find their home in the trees and make for a naturally beautiful addition to outdoor holiday decor.

Animal garden statues like Simone, the Squirrel Hanging Sculpture are so realistic that you can expect the live, bushy-tailed, inquisitive variety to come and scold it on more than a few occasions. Birds may keep their distance and neighbors will wonder why you have a pet squirrel until you put a little Santa Claus hat on its head.

Yonva, the Climbing Bear Sculpture is another animal statue meant for the trees. Modeled after a real bear cub, Yonva plays the role perfectly with its adorable face and highly detailed, furry appearance. Black Bears like Yonva are naturally good climbers and they often sleep in nests high up in a tree. Larger and bulkier Brown Bears usually stick to the ground because they don't climb trees nearly as well. This is demonstrated by the oh so cute Out on a Limb Hanging Brown Bear Statue!

Order these and other high quality animal statues as holiday gifts from Design Toscano.

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Save 25% on Garden Statuary during Our Halloween Happy Hour Sale!

Harvest of Evil Garden Scarecrow StatueHappy Halloween! Today is one of our favorite holidays and we are celebrating it with a a Halloween Happy Hour sale that takes 25% off of everything on our site! Order anything on the Design Toscano site from 2pm to 7pm CST today only (October 31st) and you get a 25% discount. That includes unique spooky decor like our  Gothic Zombie Wall Sculpture, and the terrifying Harvest of Evil Garden Scarecrow Statue.

Shop during the Halloween Happy Hour sale and save big on gifts for the winter holidays. Friends and family who enjoy Medieval home decor will love items like the Gothic Greenman Cast Iron Door Knocker or a detailed statue of a full suit of beautiful, sixteenth century Italian armor.

Get high quality, realistic animal garden statues for folks who appreciate nature and the great outdoors. The Catch of the Day Bear Sculpture captures the hunting technique of a bear with incredibly realistic detail. Put it next to your Koi pond to heighten its realism.

The dog lovers in the family will get a kick out of Buster the Bulldog Sculpture. A must for any English Bulldog owner, his hoard of dog biscuits makes this adorable statue realistic both in terms of appearance and setting.

Order these unique items and anything else on our site from 2pm to 7pm CST on October 31st and enjoy 25% off the regular price!

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A Peaceful Trio of Religious Outdoor Statues Plus 25% Sale Extended!

Artists have been sculpting statues of deities and other religious inspired themes since people first Madonna of Notre Dame Garden Statuestarted making statues. Uses for worship, inspiration, reminders, and intrinsic beauty, they can also help to make the backyard a more peaceful place. Three of the most peaceful resin garden statues in our collection are:

  • Madonna of Notre Dame Statue: This statue of the Madonna gives an open, peaceful welcome with outstretched arms and loving look on her face. This simple yet beautiful sculpture of the Madonna is based on similar statues that adorn French churches. 
  • Nature's Nurturer Saint Francis Sculpture: One of the most peaceful and beloved of Catholic saints, Saint Francis shows his humble nature and devotion by renouncing everything and befriending all of God's creation. Offering food to the squirrels and birds that flock to him, this wonderfully detailed statue captures his love for the animal kingdom.
  • Giant Buddha Monument-Sized Garden Sculpture: This large Buddha statue is four feet tall and depicts the enlightened one in the serene depths of meditation. Modeled after Buddha statues from southern Asia, this beautiful sculpture will help bring peace and tranquility to any type of garden.

Save on these religious sculptures, the most peaceful of stone garden angels, and dozens of other beautiful, spiritual statues at Design Toscano. Our 25% Off Sitewide Sale has been Extended thru 10pm tonight!

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Which Meerkat Sculpture for the Garden?

Kalahari Meerkat Statue: Out of HoleHow can you not like Meerkats? Animated and entertaining, they stand on their hind legs to scan their surroundings for both friend and foe. Their black-tipped fingers and dark markings around the eyes give them a wonderfully mischievous, cartoon-like appearance. It's too bad that these beautiful little animals only naturally occur in southern Africa but at least you can add them to your yard in the form of realistic, detailed animal garden statues. The main question is which one to put in the garden?

The Meerkat Gang Sculpture is a classic depiction of these noble little creatures and looks beautiful in any yard.Try putting it near the flowers so the Meerkats can guard them with bright, watchful eyes.

You can also mix Meerkats with outdoor garden water fountains when you buy the Meerkat Family at the Watering Hole Sculpture. Just as they would do in their dry Kalahari Desert homeland, a family of Meerkats hangs out at a precious watering hole and stand on their hind legs to get a better view of their surroundings.

For one of the cutest of Meerkat statues, see the Kalahari Meerkat Statue: Out of Hole. Just as the name of the statue implies, a cute Meerkat peeks its adorable head out of its burrow to inspect your garden.

Find the best in Meerkat items and other high quality garden sculptures at Design Toscano.

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Animal Garden Statues, Tables, or Both?

Out on a Limb Bear Cub Sculptural TableThe animal yard statue is a classic addition to any backyard. Sculptures of animals like lions, horses, and even turtles bring elegance to the garden by showcasing their natural beauty. They can look stunning all on their own but some animal statues also combine beauty with utility in the form of tables.

The Out on a Limb Bear Cub Sculptural Table is a fine example of one such table and the sculptured table column is so detailed and realistic, you might be tempted to just put it on display for that reason alone. However, if you opt for also using it as a table, the thick glass top will act as a solid support for a cold drink, favorite books, or displaying exquisite objets d'art.

While that sculptural table can be used in the garden, it works better inside the home. The Black Forest Bear Pedestal Table, though, is an excellent item for outdoor garden parties. This bear is happy to make sure that your favorite drink and snacks are within reach!

For a more colorful approach, try the beautiful Great Barrier Reef Glass-topped Table! Sculpted with detailed depictions of stunning reef fish and bright corals that are topped with a round glass top, it's the perfect place for a poolside drink.

Find these and other stunning animal garden sculptures and gorgeous Gothic tables at Design Toscano.

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The Relaxing Beauty of the Seated Stone Garden Angel

Resting Grace Sitting Angel SculptureAngels have been a common, recurring theme in gardens and cemeteries for centuries. Meant to bring peace to the garden or express a sense of mourning over a lost, loved one, angels have been shown in a variety of poses. They can be tall and intimidating as they tower above the garden with large, outstretched wings, look to the heavens with joy, or  they can be beautifully sad as they lower their head in a sign of mourning. Angels can also be seated as they ponder their surroundings in relaxed contemplation.

The Resting Grace Sitting Angel Sculpture captures the appearance and demeanor of the seated angel perfectly. With head resting on her hand, she contemplates your garden with a peaceful expression on her youthful face while the detailed folds of her long gown and feathered wings are a sight to behold.

For an even more relaxed look, you can't go wrong with the Afternoon Nap Angel Sculpture. This cute little cherub felt so at home in your garden that it fell fast asleep in a flower basket. With head resting on one of its wings, this baby angel is a perfect inspiration to take your own backyard nap.

Find these high quality resin garden statues, beautiful religious outdoor statues, and the best in animal garden sculptures at Design Toscano today.

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How to Get a Discount on Religious Outdoor Statues

Nature's Nurturer: St. Francis SculptureStatues have been used for religious purposes since people first learned to carve. They help remind us of ideals and philosophies to live by and for many people, give form to faith. They represent some of the earliest pieces of art, sculpted masterpieces that take center stage in some of the most prestigious museums, and beautify gardens around the globe.

Religious statues also fit into just about any decorating theme and when you order them from Design Toscano through today, September 4th, you can get 20% off the regular price as part of our Labor Day Sale. Animal lovers can save on the beautiful Nature's Nurturer: St. Francis Sculpture. The bird bath in this statue makes it possible for Saint Francis to show his love for animals in real time as sparrows, goldfinches, doves, and other birds come to perch on his shoulders and splash in the basin.

People who appreciate classic Renaissance-themed art and the sacred union of the family will love The Holy Family Sculpture. Detailed, lifelike, and sculpted in classic Italian sculpting traditions that have been passed down for centuries from generation to generation, this work of art has the elegance of an heirloom piece.

Save 20% on these excellent statues, Buddha outdoor statues, and everything on our site when ordered by today, September 4th.

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Celebrate Labor Day with 20% Off Unique Garden Statuary and Beautiful Decor

Grand Cathedral Angel SculptureThe end of summer is almost here and we Americans mark the occasion with Labor Day celebrations. Although the weather seems to be just as warm and trees have yet to drop their leaves, the first Monday in September is when we decide that another Summer has come to an end. This turns the Labor Day weekend into Summer's last hurrah and millions of Americans follow suit by heading to the outdoors. Pools get filled to capacity, state and national parks are busy, marching bands show their stuff on Main Streets, and grills are fired up across the nation.

Many of us also enjoy this holiday by hosting parties in the backyard. We invite friends and family to share great food, drink, and conversation, and give them a tour of our prized resin garden statues. At Design Toscano, in addition to celebrating Labor Day with backyard parties, we also offer a 20% discount on everything in our online catalog. From September 30th to August 4th, you get 20% off anything ordered on our site! That includes such classic, beautiful statues as the Grand Cathedral Angel Sculpture, and exquisite decor for the interior of your home or business.

Celebrate Labor Day with 20% savings on beautiful animal garden statues and every item from August 30th to September 4th!

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Bring Good Luck to Your Home with Outdoor Elephant Statues

Good Luck, Trunk-Up Baby Elephant StatueElephants are considered to be good luck in Thailand and other parts of southern Asia. Rumored to have excellent memories and known to be fiercely loyal to their herd and protective of their young, elephants embody a number of noble characteristics. To demonstrate reverence and appreciation for pachyderms, statues of these powerful, intelligent, and unmistakable animals can be seen in many hotels, restaurants, and shops in southern Asia. They also make for interesting garden statuary, especially when the sculptures are as realistic as the ones offered by Design Toscano.

Put the Trunk-Up Baby Elephant Statue in the yard and neighbors may wonder if you are harboring a private zoo or the most exotic of pets. This statue is about as realistic as you can get without having a real, live elephant roaming through the garden. Kids and adults alike will love the detailed wrinkles and playful features of this cute baby elephant.

The Triumphant Entry Elephant Statue might not be life-size but it makes up for that with highly detailed features and a proud, realistic appearance. Its three foot height and more than four foot length also make it big enough to impress and bestow good luck upon your guests.

Find these and other unique statuary at Design Toscano.

 

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Make Your Backyard Sing with Outdoor Garden Water Fountains

Heavenly Moments Angel Sculptural FountainThe garden should be a quiet, relaxing place but it doesn't need to be absent of sound. In fact, it can't and shouldn't be absolutely silent because the subtle sounds of nature are one of the benefits of any backyard. Birds sing from the tops of trees in spring and early summer, and chirp and chatter at other times of the year. On warm summer evenings, crickets and other insect sounds can act as natural lullabies. Even during the dead of winter, sound is still present as wind blows through the trees. The natural sounds should be there but you do yourself and the garden a favor by installing water fountains to add to the backyard symphony .

Fountains have played important roles in European plazas for hundreds of years. Locals came to them to fill their water buckets but they also enjoyed the sights and sounds of beautiful sculptures that blended water and stone. The water in a good fountain gurgles but the splashing and flow of a great fountain positively sings. These are pieces like the Cherubs at Play Sculptural fountain and the Heavenly Moments Angel Sculptural fountain. Both are as beautiful for the ears as they are for the eyes and will fill any garden with the happy sounds of laughing water.

Find unique garden statuary like these items and the best in animal garden statues at Design Toscano.

 

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Garden Statuary for Enchanting Backyard Soirees

Mystical Unicorn of Avalon SculptureThe summer winds down in August and those dog days make more than a few of us ready for the refreshing winds of autumn. Even the trees seem ready to change the color of their leaves as you stroll through the backyard. Birds spend most of their time splashing around in one of your outdoor garden water fountains and you find yourself spending just as much time in the pool. However, despite the lazy, tired atmosphere so common during the last days of August, evenings can be downright enchanting.

As the sun once again turns the reins over to the dark skies of night, the shadows lengthen and the backyard takes on a different personality. Garden fairies seem ready to spring into action and animal garden statues like the Mystical Unicorn of Avalon turn the backyard into a place where magic still exists.

It's the perfect time for throwing enchanting backyard parties and the garden will reveal its true sylvan character with detailed sculptures like Simon the Fox or the Spitting Asian Dragon Bronze Garden Statue. These and other unique Design Toscano sculptures will turn your late summer backyard soirees into unforgettable evenings for all of your guests.

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Garden Cherub Statues for Lazy August Days

Afternoon Nap Angel SculptureJuly is coming to an end and this summer has certainly been a hot one! In fact, meteorologists are saying that it may be the hottest summer on record and although it's not over yet, let's all hope that the heat waves are behind us as we head into the home stretch to autumn. August isn't autumn by any means but it reminds us that the days of cooler weather, crisp nights, and fall foliage are fast approaching. August represents the end of those summer days and for whatever reason, this time of the year always seems to be "lazier" than months like February,  May, or October.

Whether it's because of the humid, dusky evenings or because we are just getting tired of summer, we often refer to August as the "dog days" of the season. It's a time to sit out on the porch and sip Mojitos, Mint Juleps, or some other tangy, refreshing drink. It's a time for admiring your garden statuary from the cool recesses of the pool or from a well-worn chair in the shade. Fitting decor for this time of the year are cherub statues like the Afternoon Nap Angel Sculpture or the Summertime Reflections Cherub Garden Statue. With their wonderfully relaxed and lazy looks, these beautiful little statues will be the perfect addition to any August garden.

Find these cherub sculptures, beautiful garden fairies, and the best in outdoor animal statues at Design Toscano.

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Make a Statement with Gothic Tables

Effingham Gryphon Library TableJust as decor in the backyard says something about your garden, interior decor can speak volumes about your personality and tastes. It of course doesn't give the entire picture but it's probably safe to say that people who use more animal garden statues have a strong appreciation for wildlife. Folks who display statues of Greek deities probably enjoy classic works of art more than contemporary pieces. If religious outdoor statues are shown in the garden, they very likely reflect the belief system of the people who live there. However, statues aren't the only types of decor that offer a glimpse into the personality of the home owner. Furniture can also be used to show who you are are and what you stand for.

Use Gothic pieces like the Effingham Gryphon Library Table and guests won't fail to be impressed by the beauty of solid, carved mahogany. Its intricately carved legs and strong, enduring look will tell them that the owner of the home may have attributes that are just as distinguished and noble.

Serve tea or coffee to your guests on the Lord Raffle Lion Tea Table and they will realize that they are dealing with someone who believes in elegance and class.

Save on these and certain other pieces of furniture today and tomorrow at Design Toscano!

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Resin Garden Statues

Terrence the Terrier Digging Pet Dog Statue Animal garden statues, beautiful sculptures for the backyard, objets d'art, and the most unique decor on Earth.

Even if you already think you have enough sculptures for your garden, it's still worth your while to browse through the collection of classic sculptures, fairies for the flowerbeds, bronze heirloom pieces, and stunning items like the Lioness with Cub Statue.

Today is a good day to think of friends and family who have birthdays in the coming months. Whether they enjoy spending time in the backyard, reading in the den, or playing billiards in the basement, you are going to find fantastic gifts for everyone at Design Toscano. Dog lovers will adore the Puppy Parade Welcome Sign and Terrence the Terrier Digging Pet Dog Statue. If that special person loves the outdoors, take their breath away with statues like the Catch of the Day Grand Bear Sculpture or the Mischievous Bear Cub statue.

 

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Happy Fourth of July from Design Toscano! Celebrate with Savings on Resin Garden Statues!

Mermaid of Magellan's Cove Glass-Topped Sculptural TableHappy Fourth of July! Independence Day is here again and with it comes the best excuse for spending most of your day in the backyard. Don't do any work in the garden or elsewhere because the Fourth is all about relaxation, fun and games in the outdoors, and spending time with loved ones. Of course it's also about finding the best spot to take in the fireworks display but since that doesn't happen until nightfall, you can easily pass the earlier parts of this holiday in the comfort of your backyard.

Hopefully, this special day will see every American enjoying it with family or friends. Go for a swim in the pool followed up by cold drinks served on your Mermaid's Cove Glass-topped Sculptural Table.  Play a game of horseshoes under the careful, curious watch of a beautiful Meerkat Sculpture. Show your menagerie of detailed, breathtaking animal garden statues to guests as you give them a tour of the backyard.

Enjoy the day whatever you end up doing but  don't forget that you will also enjoy savings with a 20% discount off of any item in our catalog when ordered today or tomorrow!

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Every Backyard Has Room for Adorable Outdoor Animal Statues

Mischievous Bear Cubs SculptureWild animals are as fascinating as they are beautiful. From squirrels in the backyard to Bighorn Sheep in the mountains, wildlife hold a special place in the hearts of millions of people. While some animals can be intimidating and downright dangerous (given the right situation), most prefer to stay away from people. A lot of animals are also adorable and young bears are some of the cutest animals in the country. If you are lucky enough to catch a glimpse of a bear cub or two, unfortunately, they should only ever be watched from a safe distance because their mother won't trust your intentions. Nevertheless, you can still admire the adorable nature of bear cubs in the safety and comfort of your backyard when you buy the Mischievous Bear Cubs Sculpture.

Among the cutest of animal garden statues, this sculpture is both adorable and realistic on several levels. Just like the statue shows, young bears are always ready to play with driftwood and each other. They are constantly tumbling around and pawing at each other and seem to take pride in being mischievous. The looks on the faces of the cubs in this adorable outdoor garden sculpture are just priceless!

Find this beautiful, detailed animal sculpture and other fantastic garden decor at Design Toscano.

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Summer is the Time for Outdoor Garden Water Fountains

Pondering Cupid Garden FountainThere are decorations for every season. Garland around the windows and pumpkins on the porch are unheard of during the warm, lazy days of June whereas fountains are usually turned off as soon as the weather starts to dip into the 60's. After the water is turned off, their basins fill with the detritus of autumn and it's as if fountains go to sleep for the winter. They can still act as beautiful resin garden statues but they become that and nothing more. However, when the temperature start to rise again, fountains come back to life as centerpieces for gardens across Canada and the USA.

No longer the inanimate statue of winter, fountains laugh with bubbling water as it rushes through the veins of the sculpture. Birds visit to splash and cool off in the basin and the sound of the water becomes as soothing as the sight is refreshing.

The Pondering Cupid Garden Fountain demonstrates why fountains are more than either art or function. That blend is beautifully shown in this classical replica of an eighteenth century fountain.

Fountains that follow nature-inspired themes also work well in just about any backyard. The Rocky Mountain Splash Black Bears Garden Fountain will be a reminder that animals enjoy the summer months just as much as people.

Find exquisite fountains such as these and a host of beautiful animal garden statues at Design Toscano.

 

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Save Even More on Fantastic Garden Statuary This Weekend at Design Toscano

Angel of Patience SculptureThe first weekend of June is one of the more beautiful times of the year in Canada and the United States of America. Summer is just starting, all of the lawns look green and fresh, the birds are singing, and the outdoors beckon. It's warm but not too hot and everyone seems to be soaking up the wonderful weather in their backyards.

This weekend, when you are weeding your garden, cutting the grass, or enjoying a cold drink under the shade of your favorite tree, take a look around and imagine how much better that personal green space would look with animal garden statues or a stone garden angel. With those images in mind, go online, head to the Design Toscano website, and buy enough to place an order of $75 or more. The reason for that is because not only will you be aquiring high quality, beautiful sculptures and objets d'art for your garden, but you will also save on shipping and handling.

From Friday, June first to Sunday, June third, all purchases of $75 or more from Design Toscano enjoy free shipping and handling. The first weekend in June is the best time to buy and beautify your garden with fantastic sculptures from Design Toscano.

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Garden Statuary for the Backyard Naturalist

Mother Nature: Maiden of the Forest StatueGardens are places to grow plants that help feed the family and add beauty to your backyard. We plant, clip, and manage the vegetation that shoots up out of the ground but it's also worth it to let some parts of a big backyard grow wild. While many would refer to certain species of fast-growing plants as "weeds", botanists and nature lovers might call them, "early successional plants". Let those grow in the corner of a backyard and you might be surprised at the birds that show up. Letting the trees grow large and wild will also attract different types of birds and provides homes for squirrels and, sometimes, bats (easy, natural insect control).

Put up bird boxes and they will be used. Set up outdoor garden water fountains and you will be amazed at the numbers and types of birds that show up for a bath. Sculptures that help wildlife are always appreciated by those who love a natural backyard, but animal garden statues also work as exciting, detailed decor.

Another statue that is perfect for every nature lover is Mother Nature: Maiden of the Forest. Holding doves of peace and wearing a berry and ivy decorated gown, she is a representation of the enchanting, magical side of nature.

Find these and objets d'art for every backyard at Design Toscano.

 

 

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Last Day to Get 20% off Outdoor Garden Water Fountains

Saint Remy Lion Corner FountainFountains are an essential piece for any garden. You can have the most realistic of animal yard statues and breathtaking statues in your garden but  the backyard won't be complete without the soothing sound of flowing water associated with a true work of art. These functional sculptures have been used for ages in most parts of the world. In many parts of southern Europe, communal fountains in plazas still provide flowing water for residents just as they have been doing for centuries. If you don't have a fountain in the garden of your home or business, today is the perfect day to start a fountain tradition of your own.

Today, May 22nd, marks the second and final day for the Design Toscano 2 day fountain sale. Whether buying beautiful bronze garden sculptures that also act as fountains or going for sculptural fountains that incorporate cherubs and animals, you get 20% off the regular price when buying them today! Don't wait until tomorrow to order the Saint Remy Lion Corner Fountain or the L'Acqua di Vita Sculptural Fountain unless you want to pay full price for these and other beautiful fountains.

Buy fountains for your home, family, friends, and business today from Design Toscano and get 20% off the regular price!

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