What to Look for in a Garden Fairy Statue

Rhiannon the Archer Garden Fairy StatueGarden fairy sculptures have been a popular aspect of garden decor for more than a hundred years. They became especially popular during the Victorian Era and at that time, many people actually believed that the "little people" or "wee folk" visited the garden and frequented the lonely highland moors. Although the majority of people no longer believe in the existence of fairies, they continue to be popular as garden decor, and take life in fantasy stories and more than a few films. As garden decor, fairy sculptures run the gamut from cheap, very average statues to exquisite, high quality sculptures.

The easiest way to find high quality, unique garden fairy sculptures is by shopping at Design Toscano because all of our fairy statues have to meet a certain standard to make it into our collection. This means that any fairy bought from our collection is going to be a beautiful, high quality statue but there are also some other things to consider when searching for the best fairy statue for your needs. If the garden could go for an exquisite, yet powerful fairy, you might want to try the Celtic Fairy's Perilous Perch Garden Statue or the magnificent Rhiannon the Archer Garden Fairy Statue. These are just two of several detailed, fantastic fairy sculptures in our collection but if the backyard is more in need of something subdued, our lovely Twinkle Toes Fairy Statue might fit the bill.

Find the best deals on beautiful garden fairies and other unique garden statuary at Design Toscano.

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New Gargoyle Gifts for a Late Summer Garden

Ashes, the Gothic GargoyleThe dog days of summer are approaching and that could signal a time to make a few changes in backyard decor. Although we already have a huge selection of unique animal garden statues, beautiful garden fairies, and other decor to choose from, we also have several new arrivals that will add a unique touch to any backyard. Among those new arrivals are gargoyle figurines that add a fun look to the garden in addition to making wonderful gifts.

Victor the Vicious, Giant Gargoyle Sentry is a rough and tough, two foot tall gargoyle sculpture that looks right at home when set beside the back door. Get this detailed, intimidating gargoyle to entertain guests at your summer garden parties, or as a gift for a special person who appreciates everything Gothic. Victor also acts as wonderful decor in a night club, restaurants, and other places of business.

Ashes, the Gothic Gargoyle is another recent arrival. This classic, seated gargoyle is carefully crafted to resemble the old, weathered stone gargoyles that perch on old castles and Gothic cathedrals. Ashes will look right at home when set on top of Gothic furniture in the home, when used as decor in a bookstore or library, or as a cute little gargoyle sitting in the garden.

Check our new arrivals for the best selection of resin garden statues for the best prices.

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New and Unique Garden Statuary Gnomes

Bogey Burt Garden GnomeGnome statues are one of the more popular types of modern garden decor. We see those cute, friendly little beings in our neighbor's flowerbeds, many a backyard in town, and in our own gardens. It's easy to see why gnomes are popular because after all, what's not to like about gnomes? They sport brightly-colored clothes, have a cheerful appearance (except for our Zombie Gnombie), and wear funny, pointed hats. In other words, they are quaint, pleasant garden decor. However, the common nature of garden gnomes can also make it tough to find garden gnome sculptures that stand out from the crowd. This is why we carry a variety of garden gnomes that will always make a fun, unique statement in any yard.

Two of our new arrivals are no exception and make a fine gift for anyone who appreciates garden decor. The Bogey Burt Garden Gnome Statue has traded his garden spade for a driver and has the same look of concentrated hope on his face as the most serious of golfers. Bogey Burt will look perfect in the backyard of anyone who loves to walk the greens, on a putt-putt course, or at a country club.

Gezundheit Gunther Sneezing Garden Gnome Statue makes for a cute change from the hard working, smiling garden gnome. The bird on his finger better get ready to fly because it surely will with the huge sneeze coming its way!  

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

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Outdoor Garden Water Fountains for an Asian Garden

Cascading Bamboo Sculptural FountainGardens that feature Asian-themed decor can showcase a variety of peaceful, easy-going sculptures. Tranquil, meditative statues are often used because gardens in eastern Asia act as a peaceful place to contemplate, exercise, and relax. They also act as places where people can commune with and appreciate nature via carefully sculpted paths, trimmed trees, and beautiful plantings. In other words, the green space behind the home or place of business has the same purpose as gardens in Europe and North America. However, one of the biggest differences is related to decor.

Asian-themed decor tends to be humble and many statues are depictions of the Buddha or religious figures associated with Asian cultures. Fountains also play an important role but although the Medici Lion Four-Tier Fountain is nothing short of majestic, it doesn't work well with Asian decor. Save that fantastic fountain for a hotel lobby and buy other, more suitable fountains for the Asian-themed garden. These would be pieces like the Cascading Bamboo Sculptural Fountain and the beautiful Tranquil Springs Pagoda Garden Fountain. Both of these unique fountains add just the right touch of easy going, natural beauty to an Asian garden along with the soothing sounds of gently flowing water. Complement their beauty with the Bamboo Wellspring Pedestal Garden Fountain.

Find the best selection of high quality fountains, animal garden statues, and the best in unique garden decor at Design Toscano.

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Exquisite Italian Greenmen Statues

Presence of Carnevale Greenman Wall SculptureGreenman sculptures can take more than one form. While classic greenman decor looks like a worn, wizened face surrounded by leaves and twigs, they can also take the form of small statues, and even decor reminiscent of Italian carnival masks. The fine details and life-like appearance of the Italian greenman statues are particularly impressive. The Presence of Carnevale Greenman Wall Sculpture is one such wall decor item. This unique decor enchants and intrigues with bright, knowing eyes, a hint of a grin, and realistic sculpted feathers. If you have been to Venice, Italy during "Carnevale", you may have seen feathered masks that look very much like this unique greenman.

Michelangelo's Florentine Man is another, impressive, Italian-style Greenman sculpture. This fine wall decor shows the same beautiful blend of man and the natural world as the Michelangelo renaissance original. The classic look of this greenman also makes it a distinguished piece for a garden wall, inside the home, or in a place of business.

One of the other Italian greenman statues in our collection is the stunning Vappa, Italian-style Wall Sculpture. This fine wall decor is closely modeled after carved faces seen on antique Italian fountains in such beautiful Tuscan cities as Siena, Florence, and Montecatini. It will also be a unique addition to the garden or any of the rooms in your home.

Buy stunning greenman sculptures and other high quality decor at Design Toscano.

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Greek Garden Statues or an Animal Yard Statue?

Hebe, the Goddess of YouthMid summer is here and it could be time to change some of the garden statuary. Those garden fairies that were a perfect addition to a backyard during the spring just don't seem to fit in with the other summer decor. Or, it could be that you just didn't get a chance to buy any new decor before summer kicked into gear. Whatever the reason, when it's time to go shopping for new statues for the garden, even if you already know where to buy high quality decor for the best prices, you also have to figure out what to buy.

For example, do you go with a new stone garden angel or other form of classic statuary, or a realistic animal garden sculpture? It would be nice to buy all of the above and more but since most of us are on at least some sort of budget, we have to settle for one or two of our favorite choices. If you are looking to add a touch of class to the garden, you might want to go with something like Hebe the Goddess of Youth or Thalia, Muse of the Garden. If the backyard could stand for a more natural look, we have a large selection of animal garden statues, including such wild animals as the Lioness of Namibia.       

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

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Take an Extra 20% Off High Quality Design Toscano Clearance Décor

Sanctuary SculptureFinding the perfect combination of high quality decor and excellent, low prices is always a challenge unless you know where to shop. While we always offer high quality garden statuary for great prices, the lowest prices for animal garden statues and other unique items are found in our selection of clearance decor. These are the almost gone sale items and many of them can be had for a fraction of the original price. However, when you buy fine decor like the Sanctuary Sculpture or the Eternal Lovers Statue by tomorrow, July 18th, you can take an additional 20% off.

This sale is hard to beat, especially when you consider that some items can be bought for up to 70% off the original price. That includes everything from a Lord Buddha Meditation Altar Statue to Leo the Laughing Gargoyle Statue. We are offering these clearance items for such low prices because we need to make room in our warehouse for new arrivals. This means that these items won't be around for long, so shop our almost gone page today to pay fantastic low prices for fantastic decor.    

Enjoy a 20% discount on these and other sale items at Design Toscano until July 18th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Take an Extra 20% Off These Fine Resin Garden Statues

Giant Buddha Monument SizeGarden statues are a wonderful addition to a summer garden and place of business, and are even better when you can buy high quality statues for low prices. We have several fine garden statues on sale, and when you buy any of them by July 18th, you can take a further 20% off. One of those fine garden statues is the Giant Buddha Monument-Sized Garden Sculpture. This four foot tall, authentic, tranquil Buddha has a beautiful faux stone finish, and is carefully modeled after Buddha statues found in the temples of Thailand and China.

You can also save on such quality animal garden sculptures as the Expert Fisherman Black Bear Statue. This sitting bear has the same happy, smug look shown by live Black Bears after they catch a tasty trout. It looks even better when complemented by the Mother Black Bear and Cub Grand Scale Animal Sculpture.

We also have several classic statuary pieces on sale. The Birth of Venus Garden Statue is modeled after the famous Renaissance painting of the same name. This beautiful classy statue is a fine centerpiece item and works well in gardens, and in the lobby of a restaurant or hotel. Pair Venus with the Bather Sculpture for more savings on high quality garden statues.

Enjoy 20% off any of the sale items at Design Toscano until July 18th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Three Things a Big Foot Garden Statue Can Do for the Backyard

Bigfoot, the Bashful Yeti Tree SculptureBigfoot, or Sasquatch, is one of the most searched for enigmas said to haunt the wilds of North America. If you happened to document one of these creatures in the backyard, your place would become immediately famous, as well as being constantly visited by Bigfoot hunters. Although images of Sasquatch have yet to be captured in anyone' backyard, you would come close with one of our statues of the legendary creature. In addition to attracting a Bigfoot hunter or two, here are three other things that a Bigfoot statue can do for the backyard:

  • Unique entertainment for garden guests: How many people can say that they have gone to a party attended by Bigfoot? Put Bigfoot, the Bashful Yeti Tree Sculpture on display and your guests will have a ball.

 

  • Help with marketing: A Bigfoot sculpture will get people talking and make it hard to forget your place. This could help make your home one of the more popular places on the block, and for a business, doubles as invaluable marketing.

 

  • Attract an actual Sasquatch to the yard: Well, maybe not but you never know, especially if you put the Giant, Life-Size Yeti Statue on display.

Enjoy a 20% discount on sale garden statuary and other sale items at Design Toscano until July 18th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Summer Sales on Garden Statuary and More at Design Toscano

Queen Anne Dressing Table and MirrorJuly is a time for summer vacations, taking the family to amusement parks, going to the beach, and soaking up that wonderful summer fun. However, this is also a time when we need to make room in our warehouse for new items. To help make that happen, we are holding a clearance sale that lets you take 20% off any of our on-sale items. This is an excellent chance to save even more on high quality decor, furniture, animal garden statues, and other unique items already available for a great low price.

Speaking of furniture, several of the beautiful tables, chairs, and other pieces in our collection are on sale, including the classy Queen Anne Dressing Table and Mirror. Take a seat at this 18th century replica work of art and you will feel like French aristocracy.

Continue the mid-summer savings with artistic, illuminated decor like the Victorian Hanging Tulip Stained Glass Lamp. This unique lamp blends exquisite, light rose stained glass with faux aged bronze to make beautiful, functional decor. Pair it with the Goddess' Offering Mermaid Sculptural Floor Lamp for additional artistic illumination and savings.

Keep in mind that any of our on sale garden statuary items are also available for 20% off, including such beautiful animal garden sculptures as Zairen the Zebra Sculpture.

Take 20% off sale items at Design Toscano until July 18th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Unique Outdoor Elephant Statues for the Garden

Good Fortune Elephant Sculptural Garden ChairThe elephant sculpture is an animal yard statue that tends to stand out from sculptures of deer, bears, and other wildlife. It became a popular animal garden sculpture during Victorian days, especially because elephants were believed to be associated with good luck when they lifted their trunks high above their heads. Elephant statues still make a fine, classic statement and add a distinguished touch to gardens that host them. In addition to beautiful elephant sculptures for the inside of the home, we also have unique outdoor elephant sculptures.

The Good Fortune Elephant Sculptural Garden Chair acts as a unique, lucky place to sit down and relax at the end of a long day. Garden guests will also enjoy sitting in this one of a kind patio chair, especially when placed right next to the inviting waters of a pool.

Speaking of places to swim, we also have an elephant statue that goes for a swim in your lawn. The In for a Swim Elephant Lawn Sculpture is a detailed, realistic elephant statue that looks as if it is swimming right through the garden. Like the actual elephants that take to water in various parts of their range, our aquatic pachyderm moves through the "water" with a raised trunk and happy eyes.

Find the best animal garden statues for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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Last Day to Take 20% Off Dragon Garden Statues and Gargoyles

Shield, the Aruthurian Dragon StatueToday is the third and final day of our sale on gargoyle and dragon garden statuary. It's one last day to enjoy a 20% discount on any of the dragons and gargoyle statues in our collection, including such spectacular decor as Shield, the Arthurian Dragon Statue. This wonderful scaled dragon broods over a Medieval shield and is perched on a platform decorated with a Celtic pattern. This stunning dragon decor works well when placed next to a garden path, especially when paired with its counterpart, Sword, the Arthurian Dragon Statue.

Make your purchase today and you can also save on unique dragon sculpture spouts. The Giant Cross-Toed Dragon Rain Spout is a unique, gargoyle-like dragon that can act as a distinguished rain spout or stand-out dragon decor for the garden. Ranier, the Sculptural Dragon Rainspout channels rainwater from the gutter with a fierce expression and fine details.

Don't forget to also buy and save on gargoyle garden statues like the classic Florentine Gargoyle Statue, Gaston, the Climbing Gothic Gargoyle Statue, and the fierce Scatheus, Guardian of the Shadows Gargoyle Sculpture. These and other gargoyles in our collection act as unique, high quality garden decor, especially for Halloween.

Enjoy 20% off Design Toscano dragons and gargoyle statues when purchased today, July 11th.

This sale ends today, July 11th, and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Three Day Sale on Gargoyles and Dragon Garden Statues!

Desmond the DragonWe use garden statuary to add atmosphere to the backyard, to heighten the natural beauty of the garden, and to make an impression on garden guests. Two types of statues that never fail to make an impression on guests are dragon and gargoyle garden statues. For centuries, people have been fascinated by the intimidating features and legends that surround dragons and gargoyles. When you put them on display, these unique sculptures can show your appreciation for the fantasy genre, and always lend a powerful look to the garden.

If you have always wanted to add unique, mesmerizing decor to the garden, today is the perfect day to buy dragon and gargoyle statues because they are on sale for 20% off the regular price! Take advantage of this three day sale to buy amazing dragon garden statuary like Desmond the Dragon and the Mystic Dragon Avenger Statue. Both of these dragon statues are highly detailed, exquisite sculptures that add intrigue to any yard.

Regarding gargoyle figurines, we have a large selection of these fantastic beasts. The Spitting Gargoyle of Notre Dame is cast from the famed gargoyle of the same name. Complement this classic statue with such detailed and impressive, modern day monsters as the Abbadon Gargoyle Statue.

Take 20% off any of the dragon statues and gargoyles in our collection until July 11th.

This sale ends on July 11th and cannot be combined with other offers.

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How to Choose Asian Garden Statues for Your Backyard

Far East Garden Fighter Ninja GnomeResin garden statues are wonderful, essential decor for many situations but it can be a challenge to pick out the right statue. We usually start by asking ourselves a few key questions like "Which type of statues will look best in the garden?", "How many statues should I buy?", and "Which decorating theme should I follow?". In addition, if you haven't done much shopping for garden statues, you might not even know where to look.

Whether just getting started with garden decor or looking for another addition to your personal collection of heirloom quality items, the best place to shop is Design Toscano. Take a brief look through our extensive collection and it won't take long to see that we have the best selection of unique, quality decor for the best prices. If you were thinking of putting Asian-themed decor in the backyard, browsing our Asian garden statue collection is the first easy step in finding the best Asian decorations for the garden. Here are two other questions to consider when looking for the best Asian statue:

  • Is this the first Asian statue for the garden?: If you already have Asian-themed garden decor but lack a dragon, the Asian Dragon of the Great Wall could be a suitable addition. Or, if this will be the first Asian-themed decor in your backyard, the Enlightened Buddha Sculpture will make an impression. 

 

  • How do you use your garden?: For example, if the backyard is dedicated to fun activities and parties, a Far East Garden Fighter Ninja Gnome could fit the bill. However, if the backyard is a quiet retreat or place for meditation, you would be better off with something along the lines of a solid bronze Tranquil Buddha Statue.

Find the best prices for unique garden statuary and other high quality decor at Design Toscano.

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

16th Century Italian Armor SculptureToday is the final day of our Fourth of July sale and therefore, the last day to enjoy 20% off any of the fine decor in our collection. Since this sale includes everything on our site, this is an excellent chance to browse our collection and see what you can buy for friends, family, your business, and your own garden. If you or someone you know, loves fantasy novels and movies, a knight statue could be the perfect gift. The Nunsmere Hall 16th-Century Battle Armor Collection will be admired by anyone with an appreciation for the fantasy genre and history. This fine wall decor is modeled after beautiful decorative armor found on the walls of several European castles and also comes with two actual metal swords.

You could also buy and save on a beautifully detailed half-scale replica of a full suit of armor. The King's Guard Sculptural Half-Scale Knight Replica is clad in exquisite replica 16th century Italian armor and is wonderful, aristocratic entranceway decor. Pair it with the Black Knight Fireplace Tool Ensemble or the 16th-Century Italian Armor Sculpture with Halberd, a full-scale, six foot tall statue of beautiful replica Italian Renaissance armor. 

Enjoy 20% off Gothic decor, resin garden statues, and other Design Toscano items when purchased today, July 7th.

This sale ends today and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Fantastic Asian Wall Décor on Sale at Design Toscano

Fire Dragon Wall SculptureAsian garden statues are a pleasant, artistic addition to the backyard and help to augment the atmosphere of hotels, restaurants, and other business environments. However, when shopping for the perfect Asian garden sculpture, don't forget to browse our collection of equally impressive Asian wall decor. We have exquisite masks, decorative friezes, and other high quality Asian-themed decor for the walls of your garden and the interior of home and business.

Like all of our masks, the Wei Chi Gong Sculptural Wall Mask is carefully painted by hand to give it the same type of fine details seen on the stunning wall masks of authentic, classic Chinese operas. Complement this fine decor with the colorful, stunning Dian Wei Peking Opera Wall Mask Sculpture.

You can also add the elegance and mystery of a Ming Dynasty Imperial Palace to your abode with the Forbidden City Asian Temple Doors Wall Frieze. This beautiful frieze is modeled after impressive doors from the Forbidden City in Beijing, China.

You will also find Asian dragon wall decor in our collection. The Fire Dragon Wall Sculpture is a fantastic detailed depiction of a classic Asian dragon. This spectacular dragon head and neck makes a big impression by extending nine inches from the wall.

Enjoy a 20% discount on any of our garden statuary and other items at Design Toscano.

This sale ends on July 7 and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Save 20% on Bronze Garden Statues at Design Toscano

Set of Large Bronze CranesBronze is just beautiful. This copper alloy has been used for making sculptures, weapons, and tools for thousands of years because it is easier to work that other metals, endures for centuries, and looks great. For these reasons, this sculpting medium continues to be a choice material for making distinguished, heirloom quality statues. A bronze sculpture lends a touch of sophisticated beauty to the garden or place of business, and when you purchase any of our bronze items by July 7th, you can enjoy a 20% discount.

Take advantage of this sale to save on such fantastic bronze decor as our Set of Large Bronze CranesBronze is the best medium for showcasing the classic beauty of these large wading birds and these sculptures would look right at home in the gardens of English Victorian mansions, and much older gardens of east Asian estates.    

The bronze fairy also makes a fine statement in any garden. Our solid bronze Bird Fairy Statue shows the warm brown colors of classic bronze along with a verdigris patina that highlights her hair, clothing, and the bird flying from her little hands. Complement this fine statue with our solid bronze Dancing Fairy for more beauty in the backyard and more savings.

Take 20% off any of the bronze garden statuary and other quality decor in our collection until July 7th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers

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Happy Fourth of July from Design Toscano!

Daydream FairyHappy July 4th from all of us at Design Toscano! Independence Day is here and it's time to fire up the grill and get ready to watch the fireworks. We hope you enjoy this fun day outdoors and spend a wonderful time in your own, big backyard. We have been marking this special day with a site-wide sale that takes 20% off everything from beautiful garden fairies to high quality interior decor in the Basil Street Gallery.   

Take advantage of this sale to save on elegant and inspirational fairy statues like the Spirit of the West Wind. This wonderful, two foot tall fairy readies herself for flight with an eager summer breeze, and acts as high quality, enchanting garden statuary for the backyard. Complement her with other beautiful fairies in our collection like the Daydream Fairy Sculpture.

At Basil Street, you will find a wonderful selection of gift ideas, objets d'art, and exquisite decor for home and business. The six foot tall Peacock Goddess Torchiere Floor Lamp is one of several stunning functional lighting decor items in our collection, and looks even better when sharing a room with such exquisite decor as the Peacocks in Paradise Statue.

Enjoy 20% off all of the high quality decor in the Design Toscano collection until July 7th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Entertain Garden Guests with These Animal Garden Statues

Saddle Up Horse BenchWe use our gardens for everything from quiet meditation to big backyard celebrations. Even if the garden is mostly reserved for the birds, trees, and peace of mind, it's still going to see an occasional guest. This is partly why we strive to find high quality, fun decor, and statues that will lend character to our personal green space. The following animal resin garden statues are just a few of many entertaining sculptures in our collection:

  • Death Valley Jake, the Jackalope Statue: When European settlers moved into the western frontier, they were entertained with tales of an odd creature that was half Jackrabbit and half Pronghorn Antelope. Although this oddity has never been seen in life, you can keep up the tradition of the Jackalope by putting this life-like statue on display in the backyard.

 

  • Terrence the Terrier Digging Pet Dog Statue: This fun sculpture shows a terrier doing what it loves to do best. Give a terrier an opportunity and it will happily put a large hole right in the middle of your garden.

 

Enjoy a 20% discount on high quality animal garden sculptures and any of the unique items at Design Toscano until July 7th as part of our July 4th sale.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Delightful Garden Fairies for Sale

Fiona the Flower FairyThe fairy statue became popular garden statuary during the Victorian era. Before then, a lot of people didn't need to put statues of fairies in the backyard because they believed that the "little people" were real and frequented the garden on moonlit nights. On occasion, some people also left offerings in the garden to appease the fairies and gnomes that supposedly lived there.

In modern times, although we don't really believe that fairies actually live in the garden (at least most of us), we still like to pay homage to the legend with high quality fairy decor. By nature, most garden fairies are lovely, delightful creatures. Those attributes are shown by the majority of the fairies in our collection, including our beautiful Fiona, the Flower Fairy Sculpture. This life-like fairy sculpture has a peaceful smile and elegant features that lend a happy touch to any backyard.

Another, equally delightful fairy sculpture is Fannie, the Fairy Sitting Statue. Fannie's lovely little smile and half-closed eyes fit in perfectly with a lazy, warm summer garden. Don't forget to buy and save on the Woodland Fairy Garden House Statue to give Fannie, Fiona, and your other garden fairy statues a place to live.   

Take 20% off any of the garden fairy statues in our collection as well as any of our high quality decor from today until July 7th as part of our July 4th sale.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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