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Taxidermy revisited: 20 inspirations to decorate your interior

Taxidermy revisited: 20 inspirations to decorate your interior

1. A taxidermy wall reviewed and corrected


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A retro twist, an offbeat and 100% decorative chouïa, the wall of hunting trophies revisited only keep the best of taxidermy: an assortment of mismatched animal heads, but anything but real ones. And above all, a motley mixture of metal, plaster or wood, realistic or stylized, medallions of deer and birds!

2. Taxidermy revisited in 2D


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And if we opted for the paper naturalization ? Taxidermy is also revisited in 2D, with animal shapes cut out of paper. We choose a very thick quality paper, which contrasts with a patterned wallpaper to create a real animal world. Deer, birds or clumsy bears, we dare everything for a child's room that makes you dream!

3. A wall of curiosities like taxidermy


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The green ceiling to shelter a forest of butterflies, dare we? Good news, the ceiling is optional: the result is just as magical with a colored wall covered with miniature frames welcoming butterflies. Paper scythes, of course, or second-hand versions for a taxidermy revisited without unnecessary sacrifice.

4. A framed animal head


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The chic taxidermy, it also exists. Rather than stuffed animals, we opt for animal heads in a sculpture, plaster or metal version, and hang them on the wall in vintage black and gold frames. Guaranteed effect in accumulation on a wall, especially with ultra-chic frames with scrolls and gilding for an offbeat decorative look!

5. Taxidermy revisited with figurines


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A simple way to revisit taxidermy without overdoing it ? We create a miniature scene on a shelf or on a piece of furniture by mixing animal figurines, a small cage and some dried flowers. And everything is allowed on the size or species side, without necessarily sticking to reality: if the lama is friends with a fawn twice as big as him, no one will find fault with it.

6. Taxidermy revisited under a globe


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Pretty butterflies, you can easily find them in a truer than life paper version, even in stickers. Something to create fakes taxidermy globes in a few minutes, especially since the globes in question are trendy and therefore easy to find at reasonable prices ... We stick the butterflies on sticks fixed on the base, we close the globe and we admire!

7. A motley mix like a cabinet of curiosities


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Want a downright theatrical staging? We dare taxidermy on two planes, on the wall and posed. Enough to mix hunting trophies unearthed in flea markets, fake animal heads and figurines of all kinds ... taking care to mix genres and colors to avoid the first degree. Revisiting taxidermyis also to shift it.

8. A staging of plush taxidermy


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We were talking about staggered staging, we could hardly do better than the full-sized tiger posed in front of the window like a hunting trophy ... plush! Softer than a real fauve naturalized, irresistibly trendy with its ethnic side, the animal has a small effect and, above all, brings a good dose of humor to the decor.

9. Taxidermy revisited in papier mache pop version


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Modernizing taxidermy, it's as simple as papier mache… so not necessarily so easy, in fact, but accessible to those who master creative hobbies. The principle ? Shape a paper mache animal, not necessarily realistic, painted in pop colors for the decorative effect. Perfect for flamingos, but no one is stopping you from creating purple hens.

10. A flock of DIY stuffed fake sheep


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A naturalized herd on the veranda? Easy, or almost. Unless you find sheep in the trade, they are made with synthetic fur balls placed on branches and a fabric head: they must be recognizable but above all not too realistic. The second degree is the secret of taxidermy reviewed and corrected !

11. A contemporary taxidermy faux animal head


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Are hunting trophies trendy? Yes, but not in the first degree. All the more reason to revisit taxidermy with a plaster animal head sculpture like hanging on the wall ... favoring animals with horns or antlers, such as deer or aries, to add a baroque touch by painting them in gold.

12. Taxidermy revisited in origami


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All means are good for reinventing taxidermy and among them, origami is champion. So much so that we are spoiled for choice, method and budget! Many tutorials exist to make folding animals yourself, craft creation sites sell cut paper kits to fold and glue, brands sell already built animals… and there are also decorative items in metal or porcelain imitating origami.

13. A taxidermy table decor


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To yield to the taxidermy trend revisited, we can also focus on the small details. Neither seen nor known, artificial animals can boost a table decoration with subjects placed between the plates or gathered in composition for the centerpiece. The right idea? Combine them in black, white and gold or silver for the chic note.

14. Ethnic version of taxidermy


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Yes the taxidermy hunting trophy can also be a work of art. You will not be told that the carved wooden antelope head is easy to find, unless you go on a trip to Africa, to discover local artists. But you can always have a stroke of luck in decoration or flea markets, or even be inspired by it to decorate a cardboard head!

15. The illustrated taxidermy for the nursery


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After all, taxidermy is the art of naturalizing animals to keep the appearance of life ... and pushing the cap a little far, we can revisit the trend to make it the decor theme of a child's room. We unearth a series of cute illustrations to create a personalized bestiary, we frame some, we hang others and we admire, baby will love it.

16. A taxidermist shop with stuffed animals


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Rather 3D than 2D? We keep the same principle of magical bestiary but we create it in three dimensions, with a series of fluff each more irresistible than the other. We stage them in the bedroom rather than stuffing them in a shelf and we add a beautiful arty poster to sublimate everything, thank you the new generation taxidermy!

17. Artificial birds in a bouquet


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Do they look real? They are not. Search carefully, you will easily find fake birds in decor stores, combining real or false feathers and polystyrene body. Taxidermy without a corpse, which allows you to add a decorative touch to a bouquet of branches, on the dining room table or in a stairwell!

18. A taxidermy style cardboard deer head


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Between origami and papier mache, the revisited taxidermy also uses the cardboard trend. The principle ? Cardboard pieces cut to assemble to make a new version hunting trophy, without wood or hair, graphic and stylized. A work of art at a low price, in other words, which scares no one and decorates the living room wall like the children's room.

19. Taxidermy revisited in metal


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Since we talked about stuffed animal heads revisited in paper, cardboard, plaster or papier mache, you had to finish in style with a bling version that made an impact: the metal hunting trophy, no one could miss it. Not easy to find? No, but a plastic or plaster version can be painted in silver, gold or copper with a spray of metallic paint!

20. Decomposed taxidermy: animal skin and animal skull


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We know, it's pushing the revisiting taxidermy. Since the appearance of the living, this time leaves something to be desired ... but the decorative result is so perfect that the idea had to be mentioned! Rather than imitating the living animal, we recycle what is left with an animal skin rug and a skull in the decor, bohemian atmosphere of the great American plains guaranteed. Dare we?