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Tips to Choosing and Placing Concrete Garden Statues as Outdoor Ornaments

By Edited Oct 7, 2016 0 1

A garden can be an epitome of beauty. The flowers you plant on it, the ornaments you add and the delicate way you arrange them can create a sight that is hard to ignore and easy to behold. Though it takes quite of a work to have a garden that is truly astounding, once you get to have it everything is all worth it.

Garden Statues
And so, if you already are maintaining a garden, why not make it the best that you can have? How can you do it? One way is to use the best outdoor ornaments. And definitely included on them are concrete garden statues.

However, there are various concrete statues that can be purchased. They vary in so many ways that, in a way, it had become confusing to choose the right one for your garden. There are garden statues that are made of bronze, stone and cement. They also come in various designs and sizes that a complete assessment of your garden is needed before you can appropriately choose the best.

But then, it isn't just in choosing concrete garden statues that you have to be concerned. The placing of them must also be considered as it also contributes in creating outdoor beauty. The following should tips will help you get the best garden statue and will aide you place it in the appropriate to get the best out of them.

  • Know your garden's theme. This will help you narrow down the garden statues that you have to look into. For example if your garden is with an Asian theme, then maybe you can look for a Buddha statue. Or if specifically, it is of a Japanese theme then you can go for Japanese statues.
  • Decide the statue's role. Will it be a centre piece or a complimentary decorative piece? If you plan to make it as the vocal point of your garden, then you should pick an appropriately large statue for a visual impact. On the other hand, if you will need it as complimentary piece then go for those that are just of enough sizes.
  • Do not overpopulate your garden with statues. This will negatively impact the overall appearance of your otherwise beautiful garden. There maybe some gardens that will need more statues than the others, for example those that are specifically for children, but to most of the gardens a few of them of would be enough.
  • Place the statues in the suitable parts of the garden. They will be more appreciated if they are positioned in the right places. Take for instance the religious statues. It would be best to put them in the solemn part of your garden.
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Jul 22, 2010 5:12pm
HealthFitnessTips
"Do not overpopulate your garden with statues"

I definitely agree with this! Too many statues can make your garden look tacky, and also lessen the impact of any single statue.
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