Unleash Your College Football Spirit, Right In Your Own Back Yard!

Unleash Your College Football Spirit, Right In Your Own Back Yard!

Well, the season is in full swing and so are we…. We love the way fans get so excited about their teams and what teams are the best. Is it BAMA, Clemson, Florida State Seminoles, Michigan Wolverines, Ohio State Buckeyes, Georgia Bulldogs, Texas Longhorns, North Carolina University, Duke, Auburn, LSU, Penn State or perhaps another favorite. Our collegiate weathervanes, with your team shown, are made in the USA and a great gift for yourself or another collegiate lover of their team. Our weathervane is a combination weathervane and rain gauge and it is a great team spirit garden décor yard art accent to have spinning in your garden to cheer on your team and collect rain water at the same time. Our combination college rain gauge weathervane has been handcrafted of a heavy, 14 gauge steel, and then put through a three step finishing process to create a beautiful piece of garden art that is well made and beautifully finished and will last in your garden thru years of the elements. The glass vial, for collecting rain, can be placed anywhere on the 60 inch garden stake and it attaches using a powder coated steel bracket and rubber grommets which securely holds the glass vial in place. The entire piece, weathervane and rain gauge bracket, has been zinc plated for better powder coating adhesion and durability, then three coats of antique copper power coating is baked on for a hammered copper look. This is a great garden sculpture that will last for many years’ worth of college playoffs! Find your team and start sponsoring them in your garden right now, during the season of college football.  Check them out on our website at:

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Solar Screen Shades: Transforming Your Windows into Energy-Efficient Masterpieces

Solar Screen Shades: Transforming Your Windows into Energy-Efficient Masterpieces

Windows are not just a mere source of light and fresh air in a room but also a key factor that determines the aesthetic appeal of a house. With the increasing popularity of sustainable living, homeowners are on the lookout for energy-saving solutions that can reduce the carbon footprint of their homes. Solar screen shades like Rollac window shades have become one of the most sought-after solutions for homeowners looking to increase energy efficiency, reduce their utility bills, and add a style to their homes.  

Solar screen shades regulate the light and heat that enters a room through the windows. These shades are made of high-quality materials that block out harmful UV rays and reduce glare, providing a comfortable and well-lit interior environment. They are also effective in reducing heat gain, which means that they keep the room cooler during hot summer months.

What Is a Solar Shade?

One way to control the amount of sunlight and heat that enters a room via its windows is to install solar shades. The UV-protecting and glare-reducing properties of the high-quality materials used in its construction contribute to a pleasant indoor atmosphere.

A solar shade's primary function is to lessen the heat that enters a house from the sun. Hence it is often chosen by eco-conscious homeowners who want to cut down on their utility expenses. Window solar shades may be ordered in a wide range of sizes and shapes and come in various colors, designs, and materials.

When seeking a low-maintenance, energy-efficient solution for their windows,  Rollac window shades are a standard option among homeowners. You may easily adjust the quantity of sunlight and heat entering a space by rolling up or down these blinds.

Solar Shades: Your Ticket to Lower Energy Bills and More Comfort

Putting money into solar blinds is a smart choice for anybody concerned about their home's energy costs or wanting to increase its value by making it more aesthetically pleasing. These shades are a must-have for every eco-friendly dwelling, as they improve comfort and aesthetics and give several other advantages. Let's examine the numerous positive aspects of installing solar blinds at home.

Slow Down the Warming Process

The sun's rays may make a space seem hot and stuffy in the summer. Solar blinds block the sun's rays thus lowering the temperature and ensuring a more pleasant indoor environment. Besides simplifying the process of  temperature control in the space, these blinds minimize heat intake.

Reduce Your Energy Costs

A house with good insulation may save money on cooling and heating costs by keeping the inside at a more constant temperature. In addition, you may use air conditioning less often in conjunction with sun blinds. In other words, it's cheap for households to lessen their environmental impact by lowering their energy consumption.

Zipper track window blinds , for instance, are a flexible and inexpensive option for homeowners seeking to increase the energy efficiency of their windows. The top and bottom of these blinds include a zipper-like track, making them simple to install and remove.

Protect yourself from potentially cancerous ultraviolet light

There is evidence that prolonged exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation may damage human skin and wooden furniture. Solar blinds effectively shield your home from the sun's harsh rays without cutting down on natural light. In addition, superior materials provide peace of mind for families concerned about their families' health and property.

Lessen the Glare

Sun glare makes it hard to see and work in an enclosed space, and it may also lead to fatigue and headaches. However, you may control the amount of sunlight entering your home by installing solar blinds, making for a more pleasant and brighter atmosphere. These shades are great for lowering the amount of light that enters a room, making it more conducive to work and relaxation.

Fashionable and Modifiable

Solar blinds come in various colors, materials, and designs, so you may pick one that complements your existing furnishings. A solar shade may be customized to fit your preferences, whether they be more traditional, contemporary, or minimalist. In addition, they can be altered to suit windows of any size or shape, making them a flexible and convenient option for homeowners.

Tips for Making Your Home Cozy and Economical on Energy

Homeowners keen to increase the value and comfort of their houses while also reducing their energy bills should consider installing solar screens. There are numerous alternatives for solar screens, but finding the right ones for your windows might take some time and work. Here are some things to remember before installing solar screens in your house. 


Choosing solar screens requires thinking about their intended use  first. For example, do you want to lessen solar heat gain, shield yourself from the sun's UV rays, cut down on glare, or keep prying eyes out of your business? You may choose the best solar screens for your windows after carefully considering your needs. If you want to minimize the heat entering your home from the outside, choose a solar screen with a dense weave that offers optimum shadowing.


Another crucial aspect to consider is the material utilized to make solar screens. There are advantages and disadvantages to using different materials for solar screens, such as vinyl, polyester, or fiberglass. For instance, solar screens made of vinyl are long-lasting and simple to clean, while polyester ones are lightweight and fade-proof. On the other hand, fiberglass solar screens are sturdy and reliable but may be costlier.


Solar screens come in a wide range of colors, from subtle to striking. Your home's overall appearance and the desired aesthetic vibe need to be considered when settling on a paint color. Window treatments in neutral hues like white, beige, and gray go with almost any kind of decor, while vibrant colors like red, blue, and green draw the eye and liven up the room.


Homeowners in crowded urban areas would benefit significantly from installing solar screens, providing privacy. However, the amount of visibility you want should be considered selecting solar screens for privacy. If you'd wish your solar screen to be as private as possible, you may choose a tighter weave or a darker hue.


Finally, the size of your windows should be taken into account while selecting solar screens. Solar screens come in a wide range of sizes to find the best fit for your windows, from the more common to the more specific. In addition, solar screens may need to be custom manufactured to achieve a snug fit in windows of unusual shapes.

Empowerment in a Sustainable Way

Installing solar screens is an excellent method to lessen the environmental impact of your house while saving money on your utility bills. They not only reduce your carbon footprint but also minimize monthly energy costs. Wait no more, harness the sun's energy and keep your energy bills in check by installing solar screens. They are a significant investment, thanks to their practicality and aesthetic appeal. In that case, why hold off? Benefit from solar screens now and take charge of your environmental impact!


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Metal Cactus Yard Art Sculptures To Create Amazing Curb Appeal

Metal Cactus Yard Art Sculptures To Create Amazing Curb Appeal

Create a landscape design that is beautiful and inspired by nature, needs no watering and keeps your garden looking amazing year after year. Crafted from steel, our exquisite metal cactus lawn and garden art is sure to impress you and create a garden setting that is guaranteed for success. Made here in the USA, our designs can be added along with existing plants, or just use our metal art décor by itself. With our, maintenance free, cactus metal garden accents you can create a garden that will add curb appeal to your home, with minimal effort,  year after year. Our various agave cactus yard art, prickly pear yard art, succulents, barrel cacti, and yucca are available in various sizes, allowing you can create a blending of styles and shapes. Some of pieces are also available as flaming torches or you can have the option of adding lighting to any of these with a spot light, inside or outside of the cactus. So, day or night, they will add ambience and warmth to your home. Get ready to explore the world of metal garden accents that will thrive and look amazing year after year.

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Light up your Fall and Winter with our Pumpkin and Gourd Luminary Lanterns

These great lanterns are made from metal, powder coated for all weather durability, and great for indoor as outdoor ambience. Light up your Halloween decorations or Thanksgiving decorations with one of these beautiful and well made Lanterns. They come in a array of colors and sizes and every one of them will make a statement in your garden. They are made in the USA and each one has an opening at the bottom to add your choice of an LED candle of wick candle.

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Decorate Your Coffee Table Like A Pro With These 4 Simple Tips

Decorate Your Coffee Table Like A Pro With These 4 Simple Tips

No matter how many pieces of furniture you own, chances are your coffee table is one of the most essential pieces in your living space. And why not? It is, after all, so much more than just the perfect surface to place your plate of food or kick up your feet on a cozy movie night. A coffee table serves an aesthetic purpose, too. As a major focal point in the room, it pulls the rest of the furniture together and makes them look like one organic whole. In other words, your coffee table is as important in your living room as your couch or armchair. So, it is only right that you want to go the extra mile to decorate it to the nines.

Lucky for you, styling a coffee table isn’t the most difficult task, especially with our list of tips in hand.

  • Keep it balanced

  • A common mistake homeowners make when decorating their coffee tables is placing an assortment of tiny knick-knacks on them. This can make the surface look cluttered and chaotic. On the contrary, displaying only large items can often look jarring. You should be able to strike the right balance with a mix of large and small items.

  • Make it seasonal

  • An easy way to keep your interiors feeling new and fresh is to swap out your coffee table decor seasonally. For instance, you can display a bunch of florals in spring. In summer, you can swap them out for some greens. Fall calls for pumpkins and gourds, while nothing works their magic like candles in winter. You can even use our recycled molten glass sculptures as candle holders.

  • Embraces the highs and lows

  • Here’s another coffee table decor mistake you should avoid: Displaying items of the same height. When all the decor pieces are at the same level, nothing really attracts the eye. If you want the arrangement to be more eye-catching, make sure you vary the height and size of the decorative objects. For instance, you can place a candle holder next to some coffee table books.

  • Pick contrasting colors

  • If you want to inject your living space with some bright pops of color, your coffee table decor offers just the opportunity you need. Play off the color of the table when picking the decor. For instance, if your table is a neutral hue or a light brown wood, go with vibrant colors on top. For darker browns or black tables, metallics and white decor are the way to go.

If you want to make a statement with your coffee table decor, our recycled molten glass sculptures might be just what you need. Available in a wide range of shapes and styles, as well as vases and candle holders, they are the perfect elegant addition to your interior decor. Browse through our online store to buy our recycled molten glass sculptures. Shop now.

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Simple Tips On How To Use Throw Pillows To Complement Your Home Decor

Simple Tips On How To Use Throw Pillows To Complement Your Home Decor

If there was ever a quick and easy way to add style and personality into your living space, it is with the use of throw pillows. Whether it is in your bedroom, living room, or patio, adding a smattering of throw pillows can instantly change up the look of the space. Throw pillowsare available in all sizes and they are an inexpensiveand perfect way for adding a pop of color to a bare room by making it feel warm, cozy and more inviting.

There are plenty of ways in which you can spruce up your home with decorative throw pillows, and in some cases, it might take a practiced eye to get things right, butit is still possible, for even the most amateur interior designer, to make their pillow arrangement look stylish, elegant, and polished. Here are a few tips for you to help you create a look that you will love:

1. Play with colors and patterns

Unless you want to keep the color palette simple and neutral, pick throw pillows in an array of colors and patterns. This will brighten up the room and make it feel more cheerful. Although, you need to be mindful of which colors you pick, they should complement the rest of the decor in the room and not clash with each other. If you plan to use different patterns, it is best to use one color palette to create a cohesive look.

2. Mix textures

If mixing and matching colors or patterns isn’t your cup of tea, you can always mix textures instead. Use a variety of fabrics for your throw pillows, which will help introduce an element of visual interest to any space. For instance, you can mix your cowhide pillows with cotton or silk pillows.

3. Place them in odd numbers

While the number of pillows you arrange on your sofa or bed should be based solely on your taste and preference, odd numbers do look better. They look more modern and artful. Also, instead of going for a medley of smaller pillows, pick three or five larger pillows for a neat look.

In The Garden and More offers a stunning range of throw pillows, including cowhide pillows that are available in various shapes and sizes. Browse through our products to take your pick from patchwork lumbar pillows, reversible pillows stuffed to perfection, tri-color cowhide pillows, and so much more. Continue reading

Decorative Clocks That Can Be Customized With Your Own Words: Gifting Ideas

Decorative Clocks That Can Be Customized With Your Own Words: Gifting Ideas

“The most precious gift you can give someone is the gift of your time and attention.”-Nicky Gumbel

In today’s world, where anything and everything is accessible, gifting of a clock might seem a bit ridiculous, however, it seems to be the one thing we are endlessly running after. Clocks as a gift hasconsistently been a meaningful gift whichtranslates to a gift that is versatile and sentimental. Whether the gift is for a graduation ceremony, corporate farewell party, celebrating a monumental life change, or an anniversary, decorative clocks that can be customized with your own words to create a luxe gift,marking an expressive moment with a personalized message that makes it all the more authentic and opulent.

Here are some ideas about gifting decorative clocks that can be customized with your own words, and why you should consider going ahead with the idea:


The gift of a clock is thoughtful by itself. Metaphorically, you are recognizing and capturing the remarkable moment while sharing it with your loved ones in the form of the gift of time. Clocks are something that we accessevery day and by choosing a clock with a great visual appeal, you can mark that milestone moment with a gentlereminder that this gift was chosen for he/ she as they check the time.


You can choose from the wide range of designs, colors, and shapes of clocks available in today’s market. Apart from the symbolic and emotional interpretation, clocks have immense decor value. Make sure to keep the decor theme and style considerations of your loved ones in mind and to match their taste and preferences. You can consider different décor ideas such asrustic clocks, colorful clocks, coastal and nautical clocks, western clocks or maybe even a whimsical clock.


Believe it or not, clocks are highly durable and have a long lifespan. Pocketwatches for instance were often used as heirloom property and still run and exist today. Quality craftsmanship and impeccable design ensures that a clock lasts for years in keepingtime. Longevity and quality wall clocks will be something the recipient will appreciate.

Gifting etiquette is a challenging area that tends to vary from person to person and among cultures and traditions. Picking out the right clock is definitely one of the most genuine ways to let someone know that you appreciate them. However, good luck in one culture might be taken as a bad omen in another. Therefore, it’s essential for you to as a gifter, to be completely aware of your loved one’s belief systems and traditions. After all, your gift is supposed to make them happy and feel loved and appreciated.

At In The Garden And More, ourunique and decorative showcase of home decor items and outdoor decor objects awaits your curiosity. Our products appeal to many and our curation of different styles and themes aims to match every household’s decor preferences with the ultimate goal ofmaking yourhouse a little more warm and cozy! Browse our fresh collections along with our SALE section today! Continue reading

5 Simple Garden Design Ideas to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space

5 Simple Garden Design Ideas to Spruce Up Your Outdoor Space

Your front yard or garden doesn’t just enhance the curb appeal of your home but also creates your own unique andtranquil paradise filled with shade-giving trees and fragrant flowers. But what do you do when it feels a little lackluster and possibly needingsome TLC?

When your garden appears messy, it can affect the whole vibe of the space. It is important to breathe new life into it these spaces and we have listed some of the easiest and best ways to do just that. You don’t even need a lot of fancy tools or a huge budget to accomplish great results.

Whether you have a small garden or a large garden, a backyard garden or just a courtyard, here are a few simple ways in which you can transform your outdoor space and boost your property value in the process.

1. Create a planting plan

To ensure that your garden looks clean and well-structured, you need to plan your planting. This means you need to determine a good mix of both green structural plants and flowering plants. If you have rows of flowers, you can accent them with lush green bushes at the end. Smaller shrubs are great for small gardens while bigger trees work for bigger, more spacious gardens.

2. Add a water feature

If you want to transform your space into a romantic garden, adding a water feature will do the trick. It could be a stream that winds through it and empties out on a pond, or just a pond. Plant vibrant flowering plants along the edge of the water will add a sophisticated  touch or a whimsical touch depending on your gardening style.

3. Add furniture

Adding furniture doesn’t just make a garden look better but it also makes it much more useful. Now you have a place to have a morning cup of tea amidst nature or entertain your friends under the starry night sky. But make sure that you buy pieces that are weather-resistant, such as metal benches and chairs that will not rust when exposed to moisture.

4. Use DIY decor

While decorating a garden isn’t really expensive, you can still save your money and also partake in a fun little project by creating some DIY decor elements. You can make your own candle centerpieces by filling vintage terracotta pots with sand and pushing dinner candles in. You can also add to the beauty of your flower pots or herb garden by adding handmade labels to them. Write the name of the plant on small slate tiles using chalk.

5. Install metal yard art sculptures

When it comes to garden design, there is nothing more unique than metal yard art sculptures. While elevating the aesthetic of the space, they also give it a distinct and more artsy flair that is unlike anywhere else. You can use a sculpture to make a statement or scatter them around the garden for an avant-garde feel.

In The Garden and More offers a collection of beautiful and unique metal art sculptures for yards and gardens. Check out our online store to discover pieces like our Agave Sharkskin Succulent Metal Yard Art Sculpture that is hand-forged by the skilled craftsmen in the USA, and be sure to check out one of our newest addition to whimsical gardening fun… our Beetle Bug Indoor Outdoor Metal Bench Sculpture also hand-forged in the USA. Continue reading

How To Use Metal Yard Art Sculptures to Decorate Your Garden or Yard

How To Use Metal Yard Art Sculptures to Decorate Your Garden or Yard

Summer is here, and chances are you are gearing up to spend more time outdoors. Whether it is an intimate picnic or a barbecue party, there is nothing quite like soaking up the warm sun in your own garden or yard. So, how about you elevate the ambience of the outdoor space further with some stunning metal art? Introducing art to your yard or garden is a great way to lend personality and also add a finishing touch to the landscape design. It also helps make the outside feel more like an extension of your indoor living space. Not to mention, metal art sculptures can be stunning statement pieces and are quite the conversation starters.

But before you buy an outdoor metal sculpture, here are a few things you should keep in mind:

  1. Think about what will work in your outdoor space.

    Your garden or yard should be treated as a part of your home, and so, both spaces should have the same aesthetics. Does your home have a contemporary design or is it bohemian? Or do you have more modern decor sensibilities? You need to find a sculpture that complements the overall style and vibe. If you cannot, placing a custom order is the perfect solution.

  2. Choose the location carefully

    When you invest in a piece of artwork, you want to display it in a location where it catches the eye and does not remain hidden. Consider the size and shape of your garden when deciding on the location. You can either place the sculpture in a spot where it beautifully blends in with the surroundings or a place where it stands out and creates a memorable sight.

  3. Don’t be afraid to experiment

    When it comes to garden sculptures, metal might not be the first thing that comes to mind. Adding something like our Yucca Succulent Plant Metal Yard Art Sculpture might even seem intimidating at first. But that shouldn’t keep you from experimenting and having fun. Rest assured, it will provide you with a great deal of visual pleasure and tons of compliments.

Discover a collection of metal yard art sculptures, only at In The Garden and More. All our sculptures are hand forged by skilled artisans and are designed to add a touch of unique beauty to both outdoor and indoor spaces.

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Ways To Enhance Garden Decor With Agave Sharkskin Succulent Metal Yard Art Sculpture

Ways To Enhance Garden Decor With Agave Sharkskin Succulent Metal Yard Art Sculpture
Unique home and garden decor are certainly expressive forms of therapy. Carefully planned efforts in making the right choice(s) as to where to place an ideal piece of decor in our indoor or outdoor spaces creates nothing less than a work of art. The Agave Sharkskin Succulent Metal Yard Art Sculpture is one of those exquisite decor pieces that certainly creates an alluring spectacle in your garden. Our sculptures are artistically created with the use of flat sheets of steel, whereas parts are cut, folded, pressed,  Continue reading
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