Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Mother's Day is such an important holiday that we decided to extend our Mother's Day Weekend Sale for one more day. This means that you can still get 20% off any of our items as long as you buy them by the end of today, April 30th! It's a chance to pay less for unique and impressive sculptures like our Bigfoot Statue. This signature, modern classic comes in three different sizes to make it work in any type of garden and also acts an an excellent conversation piece in restaurants and hotels.
Order by the end of today and you can also get a 20% discount on beautiful, timeless bronze statues such as the Spitting Asian Dragon. Made in the traditional lost-wax tradition, this bronze sculpture is an authentic replica of exquisite bronze serpentine dragons that grace Chinese gardens and monasteries. If you would rather decorate the yard with a Medieval dragon, put the Dragon of Falkenberg on display or surprise guests by decorating the flowerbed with a realistic skull of a dragon!
Of course, outdoor sculptures aren't just limited to mythological creatures. We also have dozens of awe-inspiring, classic angel statues like the Angel of Patience sculpture, beautiful animal garden statues, and a host of Greek garden statues.
Buy these beautiful garden statues and hundreds of other unique, high quality decor at Design Toscano by the end of today, April 30th and get a 20% discount as part of our Mother's Day Weekend Sale!
This sale cannot be combined with other offers.
Friday, April 26, 2013
JandasMom from Davenport, FL, USA reviewed the Boden Gargoyle Sentinel Sculpture
Bottomline: Yes, would recommend to a friend.
Comments: My husband has wanted a gargoyle for years and when we found this site I just couldn't resist getting him the two he liked the best. He loves them! They were packaged in heavy duty styrofoam and sturdy cardboard and were in perfect condition when they arrived. The detail on them is phenomenal and they are a great size too. The only thing that could have made them better would have been if they had offered some kind of mounting bracket so we could secure them to the outside of the house. Otherwise we are tickled pink with Boden and his buddy Argos.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The backyard should always be a place where you can escape to when you need some time away from the stress of everyday life. Whether you use the backyard to grow vegetables or to enjoy a private swim, decorate it the right way and it can act as your own personal sanctuary. Although suitable decor varies by preference and taste, most people will agree that the following three garden statuary items will promote peace and relaxation for just about any garden:
The Bright Waters Otters Sculptural Fountain: This functional work of art combines the peaceful sounds of flowing water with the natural beauty of rocks and curious Otters. The lights in this soothing fountain add a further touch of beauty to this impressive sculpture.
The Holy Family Sculpture: This beautiful statue follows the 15th century style of portraying Jesus, Mary, and Joseph with a combination of elegance and mysticism. This type of statue was and is still is commonly seen in European cathedrals, in the backyards of Tuscan estates, and other places that are used as sanctuaries of one sort or another.
Nature's Baby Peaceful Garden Nap Statue: This endearing sculpture is so relaxing that it might act as inspiration for taking a nap. Nestle this adorable garden statue in a patch of flowers or put it right outside the back door.
Find these items, amazing animal garden statues, and hundreds of unique decor for backyard, home, and office at Design Toscano.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Gardening is a wonderful, healthy hobby that gets us outside the house and can provide us with fresh fruits and vegetables. As anyone who enjoys gardening can attest to, planting, weeding, and pruning can also be quite addictive. If you know someone who loves gardening, they will appreciate one or both of the following gifts:
Flora, the Divine Patroness of Gardens: Flora was a commonly revered Roman deity who was associated with flowers, fertility, and spring. Although she was a minor deity in ancient Roman times, Flora became a popular sculptural subject during the Renaissance and her likeness can still be seen in many a Victorian and Italian garden. Our sculpture of Flora shows this spring deity bearing a long garland of flowers as she raises her beautiful face to the warm, spring sky.
A sculptural fountain: Gardeners may spend most of their time caring for plants but they also love the sound and beauty of a garden fountain. Put a smile on the faces of gardening friends by giving them the beautiful Abigail's Bountiful Apron Garden Fountain. This elegant fountain shows little Abigail using her apron to catch the water that flows into the exquisite basin. This fountain is a functional work of art that is carefully crafted to resemble marble.
Buy these beautiful gifts from today until April 11th and enjoy a 20% discount as part of our Pre-Season Garden Statue Sale!
This sale cannot be combined with other offers.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
With spring in the air, it's time to plan your garden statuary display. If you just have one or two resin garden statues or want to give your backyard a new look, don't settle for sculptures that look just like the ones in your neighborhood. Go for statues that make a statement and impress every guest. These are sculptures that stand out for their high quality and realistic details. While all of our garden statues are high quality items, some also tend to stand out more than others for their unique appearance.
Our famous Bigfoot sculpture is one such statue. Modeled after descriptions of the legendary, elusive creature, this striking sculpture captures the gestalt of a Sasquatch as it strides through your back on large hairy legs. This realistic statue is destined to be a hit at evening parties.
While garden guests appreciate your Bigfoot statue on one side of the backyard, thrill others with Roswell, the Alien sculpture on the other side of the pool. Don't worry, this friendly alien shows that it comes in peace by gesturing with an open hand. Combine this detailed statue of an extraterrestrial with the Crash Landing Flying Saucer sculpture.
Save 20% on these fantastic garden statuary items and everything from the Design Toscano site when ordering today until March 31st.
This sale cannot be combined with other offers.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The backyard is a place that can be used for a wide variety of activities. During the summer months, depending on the size of the backyard, it can play host to everything from badminton games to neighborhood volleyball championships. It also acts as a fine locale for evening meals, outdoor parties, or trying your hand at gardening. When you have guests, you also make an impression with backyard garden statuary.
The bigger the statues the bigger the impression and certain extraordinary sculptures will make your garden the talk of the town. Put a giant Easter Island Ahu Akivi Moai Monolith Statue in the backyard to amaze and entertain guests. This faux stone sculpture was carefully designed and crafted to look just like the actual signature stone head statues that dot the barren Easter Island landscape.
If you have a tree or two, decorate one of them with the realistic Hanging Jungle Monkey statue. Kids of all ages will love this detailed Chimpanzee animal yard statue and neighbors will wonder if you have a pet primate on the premises.
Of course, no extraordinary backyard decor is complete without one of our exclusive Bigfoot statues. Decorate the yard with a giant, Life-size Yeti Statue for full effect and put a Bashful Bigfoot behind a tree.
Shop at the online Design Toscano store for the best in unique and extraordinary backyard decor.
Monday, January 28, 2013
January is the cold heart of winter. The temperatures outside are well below freezing in many parts of the USA and Canada, and shoveling snow has become a daily part of the exercise routine for lots of people. It's tempting to just stay inside but at least that gives you the chance to go through the house and take stock of items that you would rather sell than put into storage. We pretty much do the same thing and call it the Mid-Winter Clearance Sale. This January sale is a great chance to save 20% on any of our sale items and goes on from today until February 1st.
It includes gargoyle figurines like the classic Florentine Gargoyle Statue. This sculpture of a staunch Italian gargoyle is modeled after medieval gargoyle statues that perch on Tuscan churches. It comes in two sizes and both are fine examples of Gothic decor.
The clearance sale also counts for on sale Egyptian decorations like the stunning King Tut Sculptural Floor Lamp. This functional work of art adds lighting with an ancient, royal touch to any home and business.
Order any on sale item from now until February first and enjoy 20% off as part of our Mid-Winter Clearance Sale! This sale cannot be combined with other offers.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Backyards and gardens are meant to be positive places where we can escape the stress of everyday life. We spend time in those personal green spaces to "recharge" the mind and feel rejuvenated for life outside the garden walls. The right type of decor can be a great help in this regard and some of the best items for positive inspiration are religious-themed sculptures.
One of the most uplifting sculptures is the Basking in God's Glory Statue. With arms stretched out in exuberant jubilation and a look of joy on her face, this little girl reminds us of how beautiful it is to simply be alive. Her innocence and universal appeal make this special statue suitable for any faith.
Another beautiful garden sculpture is the Jesus Loves the Children Statue. The Christ shows his absolute love and care for the smallest of people with a kind, loving face. The realism of the flowing gowns and expressions on the faces of Jesus and the two small children are stunning.
Asian-themed gardens and any backyard in need of a cheerful touch will be suited for the Jolly Hotei Buddha Statue. The happiness shown on the face of this content, large Buddha statue will bring a smile to the faces of all of your garden guests.
Find these uplifting items and other quality garden statuary at Design Toscano today.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Anyone who has ever owned a beloved pet knows that those animals are more than just a cat or dog. They become part of the family and when they pass away, we miss them dearly. Every cherished cat, dog, or bird deserves its own memorial and there's no better place to put it than in your own, peaceful garden.
The "I Thought of You" personalized cast stone pet memorial statue reflects the deep feelings that we have for dearly departed pets. It comes with an ebony plaque that can be engraved with your pet's name and lifespan, and the sculpture has an inscription that reveals what most of us feel about beloved, deceased pets. Although this weatherproof, cast stone monument will last for years in the outdoors, it can also be displayed as a wall sculpture inside the home.
The Heart-Shaped, Cast Stone Pet Memorial is another tender means of remembering that departed best friend. It can be personalized with up to six lines of text and makes for an emotional addition to the garden and the walls of your home. The solid marble garden memorial can also be personalized and works as a beautiful reminder of your dearly departed pet.
Enjoy 20% off quality garden pet memorials, all of our resin garden statues, sculptures for outside, and everything on our site until January 2nd as part of our End of the Year Sale.
Friday, December 21, 2012
It's the 21st of December and we are definitely hitting the home stretch to Christmas, 2012. Kids of all ages can hardly wait to open their gifts on that special day, we look forward to sharing it with family members, and quite a few of us still need to buy presents! With Christmas just a few days away, it's really now or never so pick out those last few items you need and buy them today.
If you are stuck in the frustrating quagmire of holiday indecision, that special gift item idea is probably found by thinking outside the box. You can start by browsing through our Basil Street Gallery. All of the decor, objets d'art, and other items in this online gallery are as high in quality as they are unique. You will find fantastic illuminated statues like the Art Deco Peacock Maidens Lamp, and the intriguing Sultans Elephant Sculptural Side Table. Both of these pieces are detailed functional works of art and representative of the quality shown by items showcased in Basil Street.
There are also beautiful sculptural clocks like the unique "Teardrop Melting Clock" and the ornate Versailles Maidens Clock , stunning Egyptian art and decor, and hundreds of other beautiful items.
Find the best last minute gifts and garden fairies at Design Toscano today! Next day shipping required to receive by Christmas.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
If you still aren't sure what to get certain friends and family members this holiday season, Greek garden statues and other outdoor sculptures are a great gift idea. Even if the lucky person in question doesn't have a garden, if you give them quality statuary that also matches their personality or passion, they will love it.
For example, musicians in the family who like classical sculptures will appreciate the breathtaking Muse with Harp sculpture. Crafted by artist Carlo Bronti, the details and curves of this sculpture lend to a lifelike, stunning appearance. From the waves of her hair to her flowing gown, she expresses the beauty of bringing music to life and it almost seems as if you can hear the notes issuing forth from her classical Greek harp.
Another classic sculpture for the musician is our popular Music from Heaven Angel Statue. Any musician will relate to the content, satisfied look on the face of this angel as she makes music with her ornately carved harp. If you think you hear notes coming from the harp, it won't be your imagination either because the strings are wind chimes that make music inspired by the wind!
Find quality sculptures for outside, garden fairies, and other unique gift ideas at Design Toscano today!
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A house or apartment takes on a certain degree of personality as soon as it is finished but its character isn't truly expressed until it has been lived in. Eventually, most people put up varying types and amounts of decor. Although every decoration says something about the owners, some items show a bit more personality than others. A welcome sign with frogs or flowers is a quaint, friendly means of saying an automatic "hello" to whomever arrives at the door and Greek garden statues in the backyard demonstrate an appreciation for classical art but few decorations add more personality to a place than dragon sculptures.
Unlike most other garden statuary, dragons can be mystical, frightening, impressive, dangerous, admirable, and noble all at the same time. They appeal to our sense of fantasy and help turn any home into a much more magical place.
Hang the Warsin Dragon Sculpture on one of the garden walls or next to a door to make a statement and put dragon downspout sculptures on the gutters.
You don't have to stick with your old welcome signs either. Get the Bless this Home Dragon Wall Sculpture to show guests that they aren't about to enter into any old home.
Save on the best in dragon sculptures and hundreds of unique fantasy statuary at Design Toscano.
Place your order for these items and anything else on our site by the end of tomorrow, December 7th, and receive free standard shipping!
Friday, September 21, 2012
The best Halloween displays in town aren't necessarily the ones with scary sounds piped into a front yard that has been transformed into a spooky cemetery. While those do look great, they have been done before and who knows how many houses will follow that theme in 2012. If your place is going to stand out from the rest of the Halloween decorating crowd, you need to let your creative juices lead you to places where decorating ideas have no boundaries. Let your mind wander outside the box and you will come up with some amazing decorating themes.
For example, while zombies crawl out of your flower garden, how about putting up a Bigfoot crossing sign, or something like, "Beware of the Great North American Ape". Of course you should also combine those curious warnings with Bigfoot decor and that's just one of the ways we can help. You can start out by putting Bigfoot, the Bashful Yeti Tree Sculpture behind a tree in the yard. Party guests and trick-or-treaters will do a double-take when they spot this highly detailed, realistic Bigfoot sculpture peering at them from the shadows! Follow that up with the huge, realistic Life-sized Yeti Sculpture in the garden and they might run for the door!
Find garden statuary and the best gargoyle figurines for Halloween at Design Toscano!
Save 20% on decor from now until September 24th!
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Fall is here across much of North America. Evenings are cooler in many areas and the foliage will be changing in a matter of weeks. Unlike the Spring months, most people are paying less attention to planting and weeding the garden and doing more to get it ready for Winter. Some people start to take their garden statuary down and any decorations left outside are geared towards Halloween.
Despite the lack of bright flowers, statuary still helps backyards look fantastic during the Fall months. In fact, the decreased amount of vegetation helps statues stand out even better than other times of the year and can give the backyard a stark, enchanted look. Statues of fairies look even more magical when placed near tree trunks or next to a Koi pond.
The incredible realism of the Daydream Fairy Sculpture will be much more apparent when displayed on a bed of fallen red, green, and orange Maple leaves. The lovely tones of the Bird Fairy solid bronze statue will complement the earthy hues of an Autumn backyard while the stunning beauty of Rhiannon the Archer Fairy Statue looks best when displayed in the center of the yard.
The place for the best in fairy statues, quality decor, and unique decorations is Design Toscano.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
It's August first and sales on school supplies remind us that summer is heading into the home stretch. Fall might be on the way but that doesn't mean that we have to spend all of our time indoors. On the contrary, some of the best summer garden parties happen as August turns into September. The sultry evenings of August and star-filled September night skies actually make it tough to stay indoors and especially so when you have a beautiful backyard decorated with quality sculptures for outside.
However, no matter how many pieces you might own, there's always room for another detailed animal yard statue or sculpture that take your breath away with their beauty. Whether looking for a another garden statue to liven up the backyard, or the first statue for your yard, today is the day to order. Sure, you could wait until tomorrow but then you wouldn't enjoy a further 20% off the regular price. For today only, everything at Design Toscano gets a 20% discount! The bigger the object you buy, the more you save, so if you ever thought about getting one of our classic Bigfoot sculptures or a life-sized, detailed Velociraptor, you might as well order it today and get an equally hefty 20% discount.
Get 20% off anything on the Design Toscano site when ordering it today, August first!
Thursday, July 26, 2012
from Springfield, Mo.
reviewed the Apex, the Winged Dragon Sculptural Roof Cresting.
Yes, would recommend to a friend.
Comments: I have so enjoyed the Apex, the Winged Dragon sculpture. I waited 4 years before being able to purchase him. He fits beautifully atop the garage, ever watchful, ever a guardian. Installation was easy. He has fullfilled my decor ideas for outside, is a great conversation piece, durable and enchanting.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
For a business to be successful, people have to know about it. Your bakery can create the most scrumptious cupcakes in the nation and that upholstery business can do an amazing job at restoring antique furniture but if only a few people are privy to that knowledge, the business will fail in a heartbeat. For that reason, marketing and advertising are essential for businesses from every sector of the economy. Effective marketing requires skill, creativity, and a professional touch to capture and keep the attention of clients. That all important, attention-getting aspect of marketing is where big sculptures for outside come into play and they can work wonders at bringing customers to the front doors of any business.
For example, you can have a huge, prominent sign but if a neighboring store has a big statue of a chicken in their foyer, people on the street are going to gravitate to the larger than life rooster. You can't blame them because let's face it, most of us are going to be taken aback by a huge statue of an animal. Whether out of curiosity or an instinctive fear of huge animals, we can't help but notice them. Kids run to them in an instant, parents follow, and they will probably be just as curious about entering the store.
Market your business with big and beautiful animal garden statues from Design Toscano!
Thursday, July 19, 2012
We LOVE him, although I thought (and our fault) was larger, and I could put him outside on a tree, which we have bought two others from Toscano on our trees, but, he is just too nice for outside ;-) we will hang him next to the wonderer, (I don't know his name, and didn't see him in your latest catalog) which will compliment each other.
We have purchased many things from Toscano and enjoy every piece, this is one of the finest catalogs and will forever be a part of our home decorating. Great Artists, thank them for me :-)
Name: Geraldine Wise
Company: ITS Asset Management, LP
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
We have had a small Bonsai garden for quite a few years. This year I purchased the Asian Panda Sculpture and placed it in the garden. This garden is right outside our 3 season porch and I just love seeing the Panda. What a perfect addition. See attached picture.Name:
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
I bought your wall sculpture "Purrr" a while back. It was the artist's idea of what a cat that was purring would look like. Since I have two indoor female cats, the Romeo next door sits outside our window serenading every night. Since he hadn't been around lately, I thought his love had grown cold. To my surprise I found him on the porch wooing my "Purrr" sculpture all in vain! My poor jilted girls will just have to wait until Tom realizes his new love has a heart of stone!
Name: Kathy Lenahan