DIY Animal Head Wall Mounts Made of Paper

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The taxidermy-wall-mount craze has swept the design world, but some of these animals can get pretty pricey. Have no fear. We’ve compiled a list of DIY tutorials that will look just as good as the wall mounts you find in stores. Plus, they’ll be one of a kind.

Decoupaged Antelope

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The creator of this animal head also has an Etsy shop where she sells her paper-made decor.

Paper Mache Zebra

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 Anthropologie makes a very similar one, but it would cost you $68.

Paper Mache Unicorn

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This unicorn would be great for a nursery.

Decoupaged Deer

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Use a styrofoam deer mount as the base for this one.

Cardboard/ Paper Mache Sheep

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Use the blogger’s template to cut out your cardboard pieces and fill in the gaps with paper mache. Then paint your animal with a design of your choosing.

Cardboard Deer

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This blogger also provides a printable template to help you make your cardboard incisions.

Paper Mache Zebra

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Here’s another option for a zebra, in case you didn’t like the first one.

Cardboard/ Paper Mache Deer

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This one uses cereal boxes as the base, instead of wires.

The Easy Way Out

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You could, of course, just buy a paper mache animal that’s already made and just saw the head off…

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