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23 Delightful Pieces Of Faux Taxidermy Where No Animal Actually Died

Make or buy these awesome, cruelty-free home decor items and rest easy knowing the blood of a jackalope is not on your hands.

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1. DIY Mounted Piñata Head

To commemorate screaming matches at fifth birthday parties.
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To commemorate screaming matches at fifth birthday parties.

2. Orange Resin Antlers, $45

Available here.
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Available here.

3. Sleepy Giraffe Head, €58.00

Get this, or another custom-made bust from the artist, here.
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Get this, or another custom-made bust from the artist, here.

4. Mr. Fox, $220

Pay homage to your favorite children's book (even though the real Mr. Fox would never let himself get caught).
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Pay homage to your favorite children's book (even though the real Mr. Fox would never let himself get caught).

5. DIY Washi Tape Antlers

This is insanely easy and temporary enough to jazz up even the most strictly-regulated dorm room.
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This is insanely easy and temporary enough to jazz up even the most strictly-regulated dorm room.

6. Wire Deer Head, $80

For a minimalist take.

7. DIY Wire Deer Head

Or make your own.

8. Hadrosaurus Head, $199

Everyone will believe that you spend your weekends hunting dinosaurs.
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Everyone will believe that you spend your weekends hunting dinosaurs.

9. Glossy Miniature Elephant Head, $55

Get it here.
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Get it here.

10. Woodland Plushies, $35 each

Perfect for a nursery, as long as you're okay with the off-chance of your kid sustaining residual nightmares about headless toys.
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Perfect for a nursery, as long as you're okay with the off-chance of your kid sustaining residual nightmares about headless toys.

11. DIY Faux Taxidermy Ornaments

Directions here.
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Directions here.

12. Tiny Ram Head, $70

For the littlest Victorians.

13. Silk and Plaid Jackalope, $300

Get it here.
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Get it here.

14. Folded Paper Deer Heads, $9 for three

Available here.
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Available here.

15. DIY Cardboard Deer Head

Directions here.
madtowngals.com

Directions here.

16. Jackalope Necklace, $35

Available here.
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Available here.

17. Deer Rear, $20

This is so perfect.
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This is so perfect.

18. DIY Paper Mache Zebra

This Anthropologie item was meant to be knocked off.
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This Anthropologie item was meant to be knocked off.

19. Mounted Tentacle, $25

Sea creature deserve to be posthumously displayed too.
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Sea creature deserve to be posthumously displayed too.

20. DIY Crocheted Rhino

Find the pattern here.
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Find the pattern here.

21. DIY Knitted Deer Head

Find the pattern here (in French).
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Find the pattern here (in French).

22. Mounted Bicycle Handlebars

Who says taxidermy has to be of living things at all? Find out how to mount your own or buy a pre-made set here.
bicycletaxidermy.com

Who says taxidermy has to be of living things at all? Find out how to mount your own or buy a pre-made set here.

23. Zombie Trophy Head, $149

For the ultimate undead decor.
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For the ultimate undead decor.

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