Really, REALLY cool!! Everybody should have one!!

Life After Death: No Trespassing Wall Sculpture

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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This just put a huge smile on my face - it is the best. Everybody needs to have one of these outside their front door. As usual, surpasses my expectations. Toscano delivers again!!

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Three Tips for Decorating with Garden Statues

Goddess AuroraFebruary is over and although it might be cold outside, most of us have just one or two months to get our decor ready for a spring garden. Whether you happen to already have a fine collection of garden decor, or are new to decorating the yard, we hope that the following three tips will help:  

  • Don’t settle for average sculptures: Statues that look generic don't really make the garden look special. As opposed to making an exceptional impression on guests, average statues will make them feel like they are walking into an average place. Instead of settling for average, try unique, stand-out sculptures like the Goddess Aurora Statue and beautiful garden fairies like Fiona, the Fairy Sculpture

 

  • Consider animal garden statues: Animal sculptures lend a fun, natural look to any yard. There are also dozens of animal sculptures to choose from, including animal statues to fit every decorating theme. An animal yard statue like the American Mountain Cougar gives the yard a wild, beautiful look.

 

  • Some sculptures are also suitable indoors: When shopping for statues for the yard, pick out some that can also be used inside the home. That way, you will also have fantastic interior decor when the weather turns cold. Such statues also work as wonderful decor for a business.

Find the best deals on the best selection of quality garden statuary at Design Toscano.

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Three Ideas for Spring Garden Statuary

A Cherub's PrayerThe weather might still be cold in some places and hot in other locales but spring is definitely here. Finally, we can venture back outside and enjoy the beauty of the garden. We can plant our favorite flowers and vegetables, and decorate the backyard to our heart's content. If you aren't sure how you would like to decorate the backyard for spring, we hope that the following three ideas will help:

  • New garden statues: Spring is about celebrating the end of winter and getting a fresh start. Celebrate the warmer weather by treating yourself to new garden decor. Those new sculptures can take the form of lovely, small decor like A Cherub's Prayer Statue, or you could go for large statues like the Majestic Horse Sculpture.

 

 

Find the best selection of beautiful resin garden statues for spring and every season at Design Toscano.

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Raptor, Gargoyle Surveyor of the Realm Sculpture

Raptor, Gargoyle Surveyor of the Realm Sculpture

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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The sculpture is very well made and sturdy. The detail on the Gargoyle and base is awesome! My wife liked it so much that she decided to keep it in the house and not outside by the front door as I had thought she would lol.

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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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Plinths and Columns as Sculptures for Outside

Hebe, Goddess of YouthHappy Super Bowl Sunday! Whether your team is playing in the biggest game of the year or not, we hope that all of our customers can share this exciting day with family and friends. While waiting for the game to start (or if you don't feel like watching the game at all), you could always make plans for a spring garden. It's not too early to start thinking about decor for the garden because that warm weather is going to be here sooner than we realize. In addition to looking for a few new garden fairies and a new stone garden angel, we can also lend the garden a classic look with columns and plinths.

Fluted columns and plinths were an essential part of Roman villas and the gardens of ancient Greece. These simple yet classy types of decor are perfect for displaying stunning Greek Garden Statues. Our Classic Statuary Plinth Bases lend a fine touch to stunning sculptures like Hebe, the Goddess of Youth, and the beautiful Muse with Harp Sculpture.

Pillars and columns also lend a classic look to gardens even if they don't act as a base for fine statuary. Our Corinthian Pillars can be used to host potted flowers and other plants, as decor reminiscent of a Roman villa, or as a regal spot to place a cold drink.

Find the best selection of columns, plinths, and other fine garden statuary for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Animal Garden Sculptures as Fine Interior Decor

Madame and Monsieur EscargoA lot of animal statues look great in the garden but there are quite a few that also look just as nice inside the home. At this time of the year, certain animal statues can be especially good for lending a cozy, cheerful touch to the interior of a home or business. After lending color to the garden, take the Madame and Monsieur Escargot, Enormous Garden Snail Statue Set out of storage and put them in the sun room. These fun animal statues help cheer up the darkest and most dreary of winter days, and also work as fine decor for a place of business.

Animal decor like the Black Forest Bear Pedestal Table can also blend function with creative beauty. This fun furniture lends character to parties, the office, and the den. When the weather turns warm, it will also be the life of the party in the backyard.

To give the interior of the home a cute, cozy touch, you can't go wrong with Carotene the Bunny Rabbit Garden Statue. This adorable bunny may have been caught red-handed with its meal of choice but it's far more guilty of being the cutest creature in the garden. When it's cold outside, it looks just as cheery and nice inside the home.

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

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25% Off Anything at Design Toscano, Today Only!

Bentley Grand-Scale ArmchairIt's winter, cold outside, and we all miss our beautiful summer gardens. We thought that a flash sale would add a bright note to these dark, winter doldrums so today, we are offering 25% off everything in our collection! Take advantage of this big discount to save on stunning furniture, unique gifts, and anything else on our site.

Do you love to sit back with a good book in a cozy chair? If that sounds inviting, you might want to treat yourself to big savings on the beautiful Bentley Grand-Scale Armchair. This wonderful, spacious chair helps you curl up with a favorite book in classic, elegant comfort. Buy it today and you can also take a very comfortable 25% off!

If you know anyone with a birthday coming up, browse the Basil Street Gallery for big savings on hundreds of unique gift ideas. Francois, the Parisian Art Deco Butler is a fine, unique present for anyone who enjoys the art deco genre and creative, functional art.

Illuminated sculptures at Basil Street also make wonderful gifts. The Elegant Slumber Art Deco Illuminated Sculpture is a beautiful piece that combines lighting with creative class.

Buy any of the beautiful decor, Egyptian art, and other items in our collection and take 25% off, today only!

This offer is only good for today, January 16th, and cannot be combined with other offers. 

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Benefits of Basil Street Gallery Décor for Any Business

Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee TableDecor has a number of functions. It can be used in the backyard to lend a bit of character to our personal green oases. We use interior decor to help turn an apartment or house into a personalized home. Decor can also be used for illumination, and furniture like the Warwickshire Dragon Glass-Topped Coffee Table can help you serve drinks in unique style. However, fine decor can also be successfully used outside the home, especially in a place of business.

When we walk into a store, hotel, or restaurant, we want to feel welcomed. We are more likely to make a purchase, enjoy our stay, or at least talk about the place of business if we feel "at home", are treated like royalty, or are pleasantly surprised and entertained by our surroundings. The right type of decor helps make this happen, and some of the best decorations for this purpose can be found at Basil Street. The Peacock Goddess Torchiere Floor Lamp is a unique and elegant way to provide lighting for a store, restaurant, or hotel. To make an even bigger impression on customers and guests, pair it with the Entwined Mermaids Sculptural Floor Lamp.

Clients can also be given a royal, classic welcome with decor like The Rose Garland Sculptural Pedestal and the Venus of Arles Sculpture.

Find the best selection of beautiful garden statues and unique decor more at Design Toscano.

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Happy 2015 from Design Toscano!

Les Filles Joyeuses Neoclassical UrnHappy New Year! January first signals the end of the holiday season. Although some might say that the winter holidays don't truly end until the final minute of the Super Bowl, most would agree that such a special day belongs in a category of its own. In the meantime, we can start to take down the holiday decorations, enjoy our new gifts, and relax after a weeks of shopping, parties, and being merry.

While you put your feet up and relax in front of the hearth, you can also think about decor for a spring garden, and fine decor for the interior of the home and business. Functional statues like the Les Filles Joyeuses Neoclassical Pedestal Urn work well in all of those situations. During the winter, this beautifully detailed decor can act as a refined piece, or as a planter at the office and inside the home. When the weather warms up, it can also add a classic touch to the garden.

The Mystical Unicorn of Avalon Sculpture is another item that works well inside and outside the home. This beautiful statue lends an enchanting touch to a library, garden, and lobbies of hotels and restaurants.

Write a review about your favorite animal yard statue or other item from our collection of fine decor and have a chance to win a $200 gift certificate!

This contest ends on January 15th 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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Enjoy 20% off a Fantastic Bigfoot Statue

Bigfoot the Garden YetiBigfoot is arguably the most legendary, mysterious, crypto-creature enigma in North America. Despite the absence of a specimen, clear photos, and unequivocal films, thousands of people believe that this strange animal exists. Their belief is strengthened by the presence of hundreds of huge footprints, occasional pictures, sound recordings, Native American legends of Bigfoot-like creatures, and sightings by many a credible witness. Whether Sasquatch is a living, breathing being, or not, remains to be seen but that shouldn't stop anyone from putting a Big Foot Garden Statue on display.

We based the appearance of our Bigfoot sculptures on dozens of eye-witness descriptions because we wanted to create the closest thing to Bigfoot outside of having an actual Sasquatch in the backyard. This is why our Bigfoot, the Garden Yeti Statue has a large, domed head, is covered in dark fur, and does indeed have large feet. These are some of the characteristics described by people who claim to have seen Sasquatch (and pass lie detector tests when questioned about it), and also help lend a realistic, unique look to our Bigfoot sculptures. From now until December 19th, a 20% discount also makes Bigfoot decor that much better.       

Take 20% off the unique sculptures, resin garden statues, and fantastic decor for garden, home, and business at Design Toscano until December 16th.

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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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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Enchanting Resin Garden Statues of Mermaids and Other Extraordinary Creatures

Daydreaming Mermaid of Langeline CoveMythical creatures are, by definition, impossible to encounter outside of the realm of imagination. They can be downright common in novels and films that pertain to the fantasy genre but few of us claim to have ever actually seen such creatures as dragons, gargoyles, gnomes, or unicorns. Do that and the general populace is probably going to question your sanity. That said, there is one physical place where extraordinary creatures are celebrated.

That special place is the garden. Although the mermaids, fairies, and other enchanting creatures that occur there aren't going to come to life, beautifully detailed statues of those creatures always lend an enchanting look to the garden. The Daydreaming Mermaid of Langeline Cove Statue is a classic depiction of a Sea Siren with realistic, life-like features. This mermaid looks best when displayed next to the pool, a pond, or a garden fountain.

Our daydreaming mermaid looks even better when complemented with the equally enchanting Mermaid of Langeline Cove Wall Sculpture. This lovely, vibrant mermaid is fantastic wall decor for both the garden and the home interior.

Mermaids are indeed extraordinary and the Ocean's Little Treasure Mermaid Statue is downright adorable but they aren't the only unique creatures in our collection. Browse our selection of extraordinary statues to find sculptures of dinosaurs, hobgoblins, and a realistic Bigfoot statue.

Find the best selection of unique garden statuary for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Save on New Interior Gothic Decor

Grim Reaper and Orb of Death StatueA Gothic-themed garden fits right in with fall weather. As the leaves fall from the trees, greenmen statues become more obvious and seem to laugh in delight. Gargoyle Garden Statues also seem to take charge with stark, intimidating features and long fangs. However, Gothic statues aren't just limited to the outside of the home. There are also plenty of Gothic statues that look wonderful when displayed inside the home.

The Grim Reaper and Orb of Death Statue is a 14 inch tall, faceless dark angel that adds character to any room. Put this unique sculpture in the library, next to your favorite reading chair, or on your desk to remind you of the mysteries of the fantasy genre.

Complement the dark look of the Grim Reaper with the dark comedy shown by the Bride and Doom Married Couple Skeleton Statue. The skeletons in this fun little statue show that death couldn't keep them apart. In fact, it kept them together and by their toothy grins, they seem pretty happy with that prospect. This unique interior decor makes a fine engagement gift for special couples and anyone with a dark sense of humor. 

Take 20% off any of the resin garden statues and other decor in our collection until September 2nd.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Stunning Medieval Home Décor Side Tables

Queensbury Inn Gothic Revival Bedside TableGothic tables and replicas of Medieval furniture look regal for a reason. Gothic and Medieval chairs, tables, and other types of furniture were made for kings, queens, and other members of the royal family. This is why such pieces are decorative works of art and make a majestic statement in any home or business. In addition to spectacular tables like the Lord Raffles Grand Hall Lion Leg Coffee Table, we also have exquisite accent and side tables in our collection, including the Lord Raffles Grand Hall Lion Leg Side Table. This fantastic side table can accompany its larger cousin or act as a stunning side table on its own. It features the same lion head motifs and carved Mahogany decorations, and acts as a beautiful place to display a decorative lamp or exquisite statue.

The Queensbury Inn Gothic Revival Bedside Table is another high quality piece that will make you feel like royalty. This hand carved antique replica is a fantastic piece of furniture that features a lancet arch, bracket feet, and hand carved quatrefoils. This high quality bedside table also has a single drawer and a shelf to host your favorite objets d'art. Or, if you would rather display this antique replica beauty outside of the bedroom, use it as a base for a prized sculpture or lamp in the library or living room.

Find beautiful replica furniture and other high quality decor for home and business at Design Toscano.

Enjoy free standard shipping on purchases of $75 or more until July 31st!

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Sweet Owl

The Garden Owl Hanging Sculpture

 

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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This is a very well made owl. I will be saving him for the warmer months to hang outside. The Quality and workmanship of this owl are excellent. Thank You Design Toscano.

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I love this little girl so much that I couldn't put her outside. The quality is excellent.

The Doves of St. Mark's Square Sculpture

 

Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.

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I first saw her in a friends garden in Dayton, Ohio. I couldn't stop looking at her. I asked the owner where he purchased her and he gave me the name of the catalog. I thought she would cost more than I could spend. I could not believe that she was under $4oo.oo. I ordered her that day. I received her within four days. I placed her in my sunroom where she remains today. Every morning I look at her and feel like she is letting the birds fly free. She reminds me of myself when I was a little girl.

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Save on Tropical-themed Garden Statuary for Summer

Tiki Gods of Fire and WaterSummer days are here and these warm, lazy, fun-loving times are meant to be experienced outside the home. This is a well-known, practiced fact for anyone who loves the outdoors or enjoys spending time in the garden or backyard. Those of us who also love garden decor know that certain statues and other items are perfect for these wonderful summer days. Although just about any sculpture looks great in a summer garden, this is the best time of the year to put tropical-themed statues on display.

Tropical sculptures like the Tiki Gods of Fire and Water love the heat and show it with exotic, Polynesian flavor. With its blend of fire and water, this tropical fountain sculpture will act as centerpiece decor at any summer garden party.

Tropical decor also adds life to the backyard with bright, vibrant colors. The Tropical Crabs Wall Sculptures are painted with realistic reds, yellows, and blues shown by their live counterparts on tropical shores. These fun decorations add a colorful touch to garden walls, patios, the side of the pool, and vacation homes.

Complement the bright colors of those Tropical Crabs with the equally colorful and exotic Scarlet Macaws Wall Sculpture. This fine wall decor shows the same bright hues as the wild, spectacular macaws that fly over the jungles of Costa Rica, Brazil, and other tropical destinations.

Take 20% off any of the beautiful tropical resin garden statues in our collection today and tomorrow only.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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