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DIY Taxidermy: 6 Animal Heads to Make For Your Home

Taxidermy is a trend right now! But if you are like me, you aren’t so enamored of the real animal heads. I prefer the faux version — even those made with fabric, foam and paper. These DIY taxidermy projects will give you a unique home decor piece without any of the guilt. Some of them are just too stinkin’ cute! Check out the tutorials below to learn 6 ways to make a faux animal head for your home.

RESIN DEER

Image Source: Sadie + Stella Design
Image Source: Sadie + Stella Design

I love this tutorial because all you do is add paint to a resin deer head — so easy!
Get the step-by-step at Sadie and Stella

PAPER MACHE UNICORN

Image Source: Lil Blue Boo
Image Source: Lil Blue Boo

Can’t find the animal head you want? Make it from paper mache, like Ashley did with her unicorn.
Get the how-to at Lil Blue Boo

OH DEER

Image Source: Chronicle Books
Image Source: Chronicle Books

Use the template and your favorite scrapbook papers to make this easy-to-assemble deer head.
Learn more about the project at Chronicle Books

MINI TAXIDERMY

Image Source: Llevo El Invierno
Image Source: Llevo El Invierno

If you are looking for a small version to use for magnets and more, simply cut plastic animal heads off and glue them to small painted plaques.
See how they were made at Llevo El Invierno

SIMPLE DEER

Image Source: Sugar and Cloth
Image Source: Sugar and Cloth

Cut the head off of a paper mache animal and paint for a simple taxidermy DIY.
Learn more about the project at Sugar and Cloth

MODERN ANTLERS

Image Source: Hobby Lobby
Image Source: Hobby Lobby

This cute deer was made with the simplest of supplies: craft foam.
Download the project sheet at Hobby Lobby

Article Posted 4 years Ago

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