Functional Knight Statues

Knights of the Digital RealmThe Medieval days are long gone but aspects of those feudal times are celebrated to this day. Gothic tables and replicas of Medieval furniture are prize decor in many a home. We can watch jousting matches and other Medieval entertainment at certain theme parks and fairs, and tales of knights in shining armor continue to captivate the imagination.

A knight in a suit of armor also acts as wonderful decor for any home where classic, Gothic, and Victorian decorations are appreciated. Although a full, life-size, antique suit of armor is beyond reach for most, suits of armor on a smaller scale and beautiful statues of knights can be found for very affordable prices in our collection. We even have knight-themed functional decor. The Knights of the Digital Realm Sculptural Bookends make a great gift for anyone who loves the fantasy genre. You could also add this unique decor to your own library along with the Nunsmere Hall 16th-Century Battle Armor Collection as wall decor.

If the home could use a mirror, the Knights Templar Sculptural Wall Mirror blends the strong, fabled appearance of a Knight of the Templar Order with a mirror in the shape of a shield. Pair this fine wall decor with such other, functional, knight-themed decor as the Battle-Worthy Knight Sculptural Table.

Discover the best selection of Medieval home decor and more for the garden and office at Design Toscano.

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Three Reasons to Put Gargoyle Figurines in the Garden

Florentine GargoyleWe all have our favorite garden statuary items. Some of us put the focus on garden fairies because we love their blend of detailed beauty, nature, and magic. Others stick to replicas of stunning antique sculptures, and some people prefer to decorate the yard with an animal yard statue or two. However, no matter what you might prefer in terms of statues or decorating themes, a gargoyle statue will make the backyard look better. The following are three reasons why this is the case:

  • Gargoyles are in a class of their own: Created to intimidate evil spirits and frighten Medieval peasants, gargoyles rank among the more unique of sculptures. Put something like the Florentine Gargoyle Statue on display and you will have the most unique backyard on the block.

 

  • Gargoyles are conversation pieces: Unique statuary is always going to spark conversation, and gargoyles are no exception. Not only will the Argos Gargoyle Sentinel Statue protect the garden, but it will also entertain guests and be the talk of your summer party guests.

 

Find unique gargoyle statues and hundreds of other fantastic resin garden statues at Design Toscano today.

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Wall Decor in the Form of a Garden Angel Statue

Brixton Abbey AngelWhen we think of angel sculptures, most of us have classic angel statues in mind. These are the majestic angels that we see in churches, in Italian courtyards, and in many a garden statuary collection. There are many fine angel statues like this but there are also angel sculptures that look like children, that can be used to remember loved ones, and that can be used as wall decor.

The Santa Croce Angel Wall Frieze is one of the more magnificent wall decor angels in our collection. Available in small and large sizes, this replica of an 18th century Italian work of art is a stunning display of angelic beauty. Although some angels stretch their wings, this angel nearly envelopes herself in a pair of highly detailed, huge, feathered appendages. This stand out decor can be hung on the inside of a large garden wall or used to add unique charm to the interior of home and business.

If the garden walls work better with a smaller garden angel, the Brixton Abbey Angel Wall Sculpture is a wonderful, functional piece that is modeled after an antique, Victorian angel statue. The beautiful little angel featured in this sculpture holds a large seashell that can be used as a bird bath, to showcase flower cuttings, or hold potpourri.

Find the best selection of resin garden statues and other fine decor for the best prices at Design Toscano today.

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Happy Mother’s Day from All of Us at Design Toscano

Frances the Flower GirlHappy Mother's Day! We hope that this special day is a good one for both mothers and their families no matter where they may live. Since May is such a beautiful month, we also hope that the weather is nice enough to enjoy the beauty of a garden, park, and the outdoors. Perhaps Mom will receive one of our resin garden statues as a gift. The lovely "Frances, the Flower Girl" Statue is a fine gift to receive and give. Although this child statue looks lovely enough on its own, it can also be used to showcase fresh flower cuttings or an ornamental plant. Frances looks even better when complemented with the Fanny & Frank Farmer Garden Statues.

If Mom happens to like birds and you have yet to give her a garden statue, she will love the Great White Egret Statue. This animal yard statue is crafted with fine details that make it look just like the actual elegant egrets that wade in the waters of coastal marshes, southern bayous, and other wetlands. Pair this beautiful animal sculpture with the hilarious "Delightful Dancing Ducks" Welcome Sign to put a smile on the face of Mom, or to give your own garden a bit of summer cheer.

Find the best selection of garden statuary, and fine decor for the home and office at Design Toscano.

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Why Today Is the Best Day to Buy Gothic Décor for Halloween

Zombie Gnombie StatueMay is such a beautiful time of the year. Lilacs are blooming and filling the air with fantastic fragrance, the sun in shining, trees are fresh with bright green leaves after a long, cold winter, and we are greeted by warm air as soon as we step out the door. Ironically, today just might also be the best day to buy Halloween decor. Yes, we know that the spookiest day of the year is the furthest thing from just about everyone's mind but today, May 9th is a perfect day for purchasing all of your unique Halloween decorations because it happens to be the final day of our sale on Gothic-themed items.

Buy any of our Gothic decorations by today, May 9th and you can take a big 25% off the regular price! If you love to celebrate Halloween, take advantage of this sale and save on such fantastic Halloween decorations as the incredible Zombie Gnombie. Nobody is immune to a Zombie bite, not even happy, cheerful gnomes and this unique garden statuary shows it with fine, frightening details!

We also have Halloween statues that are perfect for transforming your yard into an eerie graveyard. The Balkan Vampire Blood Cross Statue entertains and frightens with its menacing appearance. Pair it with the equally disturbing Vampire Demon Tombstone Statue for full frightening effect!

Take 25% off of any of the Gothic items in our collection when purchased by today, May 9th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Gothic Garden Statuary for the Summer

Spirit of Nottingham Greenman StatueSummer is just around the corner and although the warm weather doesn't seem to match Gothic decorations as much as garden fairies and other more cheerful decor, there are Gothic items perfectly suited for warm June nights and the hot days of July. Several Gothic resin garden statues in particular are very much suited for the summer months. For example, no summer Gothic garden is complete without a greenman sculpture or two. Greenmen add an enchanting, mysterious touch to the backyard by literally putting faces on the trees. Put the Spirit of Nottingham Woods: Greenman Tree Sculpture on your favorite Oak or Maple to help bring it to life, and pair it with the frightening Poison Oak: Greenman Tree Sculpture if you dare!

Instead of putting a garden fairy statue in the yard, put the Hobgoblin of Harwich Manor Garden Statue on display. Legends say that this funny, furry creature guards vacant castles, keeps, and estates from Trolls and other nasty creatures.

Our Nature's Wanderer Sculpture will also make a fine addition to any Gothic-themed yard. This cloaked wizard will look right at home as he rests on his staff next to a flowerbed or in one of the wilder corners of your garden.

Take 25% off of any of the Gothic decor in our collection when purchased by Friday, May 9th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Fantastic, New Gothic Décor

Alicorn Unicorn TrophyAt Design Toscano, we are always updating our collections of animal garden statues, fine interior decor, and Gothic-themed items. It's always an exciting day when those new pieces arrive and we can't wait to share that excitement with our customers. The following are a few of the pieces that have been recently added to our Gothic collection:

  • The "Alicorn Unicorn Trophy" Wall Sculpture: The legend of the Unicorn has enchanted and intrigued people for centuries. This snow white horse with a horn is a symbol of purity and the highest levels of white magic. It has also been used on the coats of arms of many a royal family and will make a regal addition to any Gothic collection. Complement it with the "Royal Coat of Arms of Great Britain" Wall Sculpture, an authentic replica of a coat of arms that was used by the ruling family of the United Kingdom over nine centuries ago.

 

  • "The Evil Eye" Illuminated Sculpture: One of the more unique items in our Gothic collection, this illuminated evil eye will entertain (and maybe unnerve) all of your Gothic party guests.

 

Take 25% off of any of the Gothic decorations in our collection when purchased today until Friday, May 9th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Garden Fairies for June Flowers

Fairies of the Meadow Garden StatuesSummer is just around the corner and most of us are busy with finding the best deals on new garden statues and other decor for the backyard. We are looking for new statues that will make an impression on guests, give the backyard a fresh, different look, and highlight our other garden decorations. If you are looking for ideas, you might want to buy a garden fairy statue or two. If you don't have one, these lovely sculptures will make a wonderful, enchanting addition to the yard. If you already have a garden fairy, then you already know that there is always room for another, especially when it can highlight the beauty of your garden flowers.

Although most garden fairy sculptures look right at home in or near a flowerbed, the Fairies of the Meadow Garden Statues wouldn't want to live anywhere else. These lovely little fairies take care of flowerbeds and show it with flower petal dresses and flower cuttings in hand.

Ella, the Littlest Flower Fairy Statue is another cute fairy that looks right at home when placed next to the flowers of summer. If a classical fairy is more to your liking, the exquisite Pondering Fairy of Essex Garden Statue is one of several fine options in our collection.
 
Find the best selection of beautiful garden fairy sculptures, resin garden statues, and much more at Design Toscano.
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Statues for Garden Can Be Anything from Fountains and Angels, to Animals and Urns

Iggy the IguanaThis is garden decorating season and while some of us are veterans at finding the best animal yard statue for our backyards, other people are just getting started with a new garden. They may have just moved into a house with green space, or recently decided to decorate the backyard. Either way, getting started with garden decor can be as frustrating as it is rewarding. Much of that frustration comes from looking for garden decor in places that have very limited collections of low quality items. However, shop for garden decor at Design Toscano and those frustrations will be eliminated because we only deal in beautiful, unique, and high quality items.

We also have a huge variety of decorations for the garden that go far beyond a few angel and gnome statues. For example, if the backyard could use a fountain, we have a big selection of beautiful outdoor garden water fountains. The L'Acqua di Vita Sculptural Fountain is one of several stunning fountains in our collection and looks even better when complemented with a classic urn or two.

Folks new to garden decorating might also be surprised by the number and quality of our animal garden statues. Our collection includes everything from highly realistic items like Iggy the Iguana Statue to such dynamic, fun decor as the Snapping Swamp Gator Statue.

Shop for high quality resin garden statues for the best prices at Design Toscano.

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A Stone Garden Sculpture for a Unique Backyard

Blushing Babel, The Bashful DragonUnique garden statuary is needed for a unique backyard. An average, everyday sculpture just won't do for gardens that are decorated with carefully sculpted Bonsai vegetation, that make use of an exquisite Japanese rock garden, or have greenmen statues on some of the trees. The same can be said for backyards that already make use of our beautiful animal garden statues or one of our classic Bigfoot statues. Such backyards look best with statues that are both enchanting and unique, and the best place to find them is at the Design Toscano site.

The Dragon of Falkenberg Castle Moat Lawn Statue adds an intriguing Medieval touch to the garden. Put this lawn swimming dragon next to one of your fountains or on a stone garden wall for full effect. It can be complemented with any number of equally fantastic resin garden statues, including such unique sculptures as Apex, the Winged Dragon and "Blushing Babel, the Bashful Dragon" Statue.

The "Strike a Pose Zen Yoga Frog" Statue is a one of a kind animal yard statue that will put a smile on your face every day of the week. This fun frog is just about guaranteed to be a topic of conversation at all of your summer garden parties and looks even better when paired with the exotic "Jungle Forest Tree Frog" Statue.

Find the best deals on the best selection of fantastic resin garden statues at Design Toscano today.

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Give the Backyard a Unique Down Under Look with Australian Animal Garden Statues

Kouta, The Climbing Koala SculptureThe garden decorating season is here and most of us mark this time of the year by planting vegetables and flowers in the backyard and shopping for new resin garden statues. We all want to find the best deals on garden statuary and make use of decor that lends a unique look to the backyard but this can be a challenge when you already have a good selection of statues to choose from. This year, instead of buying a new stone garden angel, you may want to consider statues of Australian animals. There are few places on the planet that have as many unique and signature animals as Down Under and any of those creatures will give your garden a unique, exotic look.

Instead of putting a statue of a mischievous squirrel in your favorite backyard tree, decorate it with Kouta, the Climbing Koala. This realistic animal garden statue is nearly as adorable as the actual Eucalyptus munching animals that add charm to Australian woodlands. It can also be displayed on a garden wall.

Complement Kouta the Koala with another wild, signature animal of the Australian outback, the kangaroo. The Kangaroo and Joey Australian Outback Statue is as large as the actual hoppers that spring across the Australian landscape. Put this life-like beauty in the garden and neighbors will wonder where you managed to find such an amazing pet.

Find the best selection of unique animal garden sculptures at Design Toscano today.

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The Top Two Places to Put a Tiger Sculpture on Display

Power and Grace Sumatran Tiger SculptureTigers are one of the most fantastic creatures on the planet. These charismatic predators mesmerize with a blend of beauty, power, and grace. Their beautiful orange and white, black-striped coat helps keep them hidden as they stalk the tall jungle grass, and they use sheer, raw power to take down animal prey as large as Water Buffalo. For many people, these big cats are both respected and revered, and act as inspiration for a variety of art forms, including the stone garden sculpture.

Although a quality statue of a Bengal Tiger will make a statement no matter where it is put on display, it takes on a truly regal appearance in the following situations:

  • Just past the entrance to the garden: A tiger statue is a spectacular means of welcoming any garden guest but it will have even more impact when placed 20 or 50 feet past the entrance. Place a cherub or some other, more easy-going statuary at the entrance to the backyard to get their guard down,and then confront guests with a big, spectacular tiger statue like the Grand-Scale Wildlife Animal Collection: Bengal Tiger Statue.
  • A tiger to welcome guests to a business: The other best place to put a tiger on display is at or near the entrance to a business. If the reception area is large enough or has some green space, the same big Bengal Tiger from the backyard can be put on display. For smaller areas of green space, try the Power and Grace Sumatran Tiger Sculpture or a super cute Bengal Tiger cub.

Find the best Tiger and other animal garden sculptures at Design Toscano.

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It's Official! Pigs are Flying! You've seen it here first, Folks!

Heaven Flying Pigs Statue CollectionThe end of April is here and this day marks the final day to have a chance at winning a $200 Design Toscano gift certificate. All you have to do to enter this contest is write a review and submit a photo of your favorite Design Toscano item by today, April 30th. Do that and you will be entered into a drawing for $200 to spend on beautiful garden statuary, high quality interior decor, and any of the unique items at the Design Toscano site.

Keep in mind that you don't have to be a writer to enter this contest. Just pick out your favorite animal yard statue or any other favorite Design Toscano item, write a review, and send a picture of it. Tell everyone what you like about the decor, where you put it on display, how it complements other items in your garden statue collection, or anything you would like to say about that special decoration. It shouldn't take more than 5 or 10 minutes to do and if you win the drawing, you can use the $200 gift certificate for cute animal garden statues like the Hog Heaven Flying Pigs Statue Collection, fine Egyptian decor, and other beautiful items in our collection.

Submit a review and photo of your favorite Toscano decor and enter a contest for a $200 gift certificate.

This contest ends today, April 30th, and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Dinosaurs Are Garden Statuary for Children of all Ages

Jurassic-Sized Triceratops Dinosaur StatueWe have a wide variety of animal garden statues in our collection. There are cute statues of bunnies and dancing geese, highly detailed sculptures of majestic wild animals, and more than a few mythical creatures. However, we also carry beautiful, realistic statues of spectacular beasts that went extinct millions of years ago. These incredible animals are the dinosaurs and although they haven't been around for more than 60 million years, they are as popular as ever, especially among kids of all ages.

Most kids love dinosaurs and as adults, many of us can't help but be fascinated by those ancient, extinct behemoths. This is why realistic sculptures of dinosaurs are an excellent choice for decor in family-oriented hotels, restaurants, and other businesses. Put an incredible Jurassic-Sized Triceratops Dinosaur Statue at the entrance of a business and it will become the talk of the town. Kids will literally come running to the doors and customers will keep flocking back to get a look at this very realistic dinosaur.

If our Jurassic sized dinosaurs are a bit too big for a home or business, we also have smaller, high quality dinosaur statues like the Brachiosaurus Dinosaur Statue and the fun Pterodactyl Statue. These smaller dinosaur statues will entertain customers and guests of all ages whether displayed in the backyard or in the foyer of a place of business.

Find the best selection of dinosaur sculptures, and other high quality resin garden statues at Design Toscano.

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Last Day to Take 20% Off Mother’s Day Garden Statuary Gifts

Medici Lion Four-Tier FountainSpring can be such a busy time of the year. After that snow melts, we can't wait to get back outside and into the garden, go for a walk in our favorite parks, and hold a yard sale. Despite being such a busy time of the year, believe it or not, there's still time to buy and save on fantastic Mother's Day gifts from Design Toscano. Buy any of the unique decor and beautiful items in our collection by today, April 28th, and you can take 20% off the regular price.

If Mom likes to spend time in the garden, we have hundreds of beautiful garden statues that will complement every garden decorating theme. If Mom's garden could use a fountain, she might like the fantastic St. Francis' Life-Giving Waters Fountain or the classy Medici Lion Four-Tier Fountain. The inspirational In God's Grace Angel Statue is another beautiful gift idea for anyone who has an appreciation for angels or lovely garden statue decor.

Even if Mom doesn't spend any time in the garden, we still have hundreds of unique gift ideas. You will find a treasure trove of possible gifts for Mom in our Basil Street Gallery including striking Egyptian decorations like the Eye of Horus Egyptian Vase, and sculptural lighting such as "The Peacock Goddess" Torchiere Tabletop Lamp

Take 20% off any of the beautiful resin garden statues and unique decor on our site when purchased today, April 28th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Picking Out the Perfect Garden Statues for Mom

The Daydream Fairy SculptureTime is running out to find that perfect Mother's Day gift! Sure, you could always put it off and do some last minute shopping but is it worth the risk of settling on some average gift or cheap, everyday decor? We think not and that's why we want to help you find the best gift for Mom. If she likes to spend any amount of time in the garden, she will love one or more of our resin garden statues.

However, since we have such a huge collection of high quality sculptures, we know that it can be a challenge to pick out the ideal gift for such an important person. Here are a couple of tips on picking out the best garden statue gifts for Mom:

  • Complement a decorating theme: If Mom's backyard already follows a decorating theme that includes animals, you might want to buy a cute animal yard statue like Pancho the Burro Planter Sculpture.
  • Think of her interests: Think about the books she likes to read and the movies she likes to watch. If she enjoys fantasy novels, you might want to give her the Daydream Fairy Sculpture or another of our beautiful garden fairies.
  • Buy a statue that can be used in the garden and inside the home: She will like the statue even more if it works inside the home just as well as it does in the garden. The Thoughts of an Angel Sculptural Wall Roundel is one of several such items in our collection.

Enjoy our Mother's Day sale with a 20% discount on any of the beautiful resin garden statues and unique decor on our site until April 28th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Give Mom a Garden Fairy Statue

A Fairy's Wonderous Butterfly Ride StatueAt this time of the year, those of us who love to spend time in the garden are busy getting the backyard ready for the warm days of summer. We plant and tend spring flowers, make plans for a vegetable garden, and look through last year's decor. However, no matter how busy we may be with the garden, we also have to remember that a major holiday is approaching. Unlike holidays meant to be celebrated with friends or family, this one puts the focus on the most important person in our lives. Yes, Mother's Day is approaching fast but there's still time to find a unique gift for Mom. Shop for that special gift at Design Toscano until April 28th and you can also take 20% off the regular price.

This discount goes for any of the high quality garden fairies in our collection, including the elegant Sunflower Fairy Statue. This highly detailed, fine sculpture will be a prized addition to any garden, and will be cherished by anyone with an appreciation for the fantasy genre. Compliment this exquisite work of art with the equally magical A Fairy's Wondrous Butterfly Ride Statue.

Enjoy our Mother's Day sale with a 20% discount on any of the beautiful resin garden statues and unique decor on our site until April 28th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Take 20% Off Garden Cherub Statues and Other Beautiful Summer Decor

Balancing a Dream Cherub Garden StatueSummer garden decor comes in many forms. While some folks opt for a classic stone garden angel, others buy a modern bronze sculpture or stunning animal garden statues. When searching for summer decor, we want to find pieces that fit in with our other decorations and certain decorating themes but most of all, we want to use decor that is simply beautiful.

Garden cherub sculptures are an excellent, easy option when it comes to beautiful summer garden decor because they combine the endearing, innocent look of a baby with angelic attributes. In other words, they depict babies as we see them; treasured, loved, and more beautiful than an angel. The Balancing a Dream Cherub Garden Statue is one of several adorable cherub statues in our collection. This sleeping baby angel is a beautiful addition to any garden and looks just as sweet when displayed inside the home.

The "Basket of Treats" Cherub Statue is a wonderfully detailed statue that also acts as a perfect place to display your favorite flower cuttings. This lovely statue is fine decor for a backyard porch or patio, and looks just as beautiful when displayed in the reception area of a hotel or in your reading room.

Enjoy our Mother's Day sale with a 20% discount on these beautiful resin garden statues and any of the unique decor on our site until April 28th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Mother’s Day Sale at Design Toscano Starts Today

Fairy of the West Wind Sitting StatueAs we head into the last two weeks of April, it's time to think about Mother's Day gifts. This year, Mother's Day falls on May 11th so there's still time to find the perfect gift. Instead of buying jewelry or a bouquet of flowers, why not buy beautiful garden statues? Get the right type of statue and mom will treasure it for years. Not to mention, when you buy any of the garden statuary or other items in our collection from today until April 28th, you can take 20% off the regular price.

Save on elegant garden fairies like the Fairy of the West Wind Sitting Statue and the Daydream Fairy Sculpture. The exquisite, life-like features of these wonderful little fairy statues make them an ideal addition to any garden.

All of our animal garden statues are also on sale including cute little sculptures like the "Delightful Dancing Ducks" Welcome Sign and Pancho the Burro Planter Sculpture.

When thinking about a gift for mom, keep in mind that we also have a large selection of fine interior decor items, including such beauties as the Lucina, Goddess of Light Stained Glass Lamp and the St. Louis Draped Sculptural Wall Accent Set.

Enjoy a 20% discount on beautiful resin garden statues and everything else on our site from today until April 28th.

This sale cannot be combined with other offers.

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Some Design Toscano Décor Is for The Birds

Summer's Splash Sculptural BirdbathA garden doesn't just act as a place for relaxation and maintaining flowerbeds. It's also invaluable green space in increasingly urbanized surroundings. In addition to providing us with a tree or two for hanging a swing and showing unique greenmen decor, the green space in the garden can be home to several types of birds. Sparrows, grosbeaks, goldfinches, cardinals, and chickadees are regular garden visitors in many parts of North America. It can be fun to watch them, listen to their songs, and see them interact with choice resin garden statues.

One of the easiest and most common types of bird-friendly statue is the bird bath. Birds love to bathe in small pools of water, especially on hot summer days and they can add just the right touch of natural, animated decor to such fine garden statues as the Summer's Splash Sculptural Birdbath. Put this beautiful decor in the backyard and you will be surprised at the species of birds that show up. To see the most birds, place it about five feet from vegetation so they have a safe place to fly to if they feel threatened.

Providing birds with a place to live will also bring House Wrens, sparrows, and swallows to the backyard. Get the "Laughing Greenman" Birdhouse Statue to watch birds raise their young in the most interesting birdhouse on the block!

Find the best selection of high quality garden statuary for home and business at Design Toscano.

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