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rationale behind taxidermy is perplexing—not to mention horrifying! If you love
the beauty of animals, why would you want them to die for your decor? Thanks to
a bunch of forward-thinking designers and crafters, there's no excuse to mount
an animal head or lay down a bearskin rug.
your love for the animal kingdom by decorating like an animal, not with one!
Here are some great options:
Tree Wall Decal
the outdoors in with this intricate tree silhouette, complete with four nesting
birds. Easy to put on and pull off, it's a safer bet than opting to paint a
mural—and much cheaper!
on a Wire Photo Clip
can't all live a Cinderella existence, with birds to help dress the bed. But these little clips are nice substitutes for the fairytale life. Hang them
on your wall for a photo display that'll look good well past midnight.
Octopus Ocean Pattern White Decorative
wished you could be hugged by eight arms at once? Now you can. Drift off to
sleep atop this cotton octopus pillow case. Simply designed yet intricately
detailed, it's a nice touch with your bedroom decor.
Safari Animal Print Lanterns
you touch up your home, don't be afraid to go wild! String some lights to match
your mood. These animal print patterns will up the ante on any living space,
without harming a hair on an animal's back. String them together to create a
safari look, or hang them in separate rooms to spread out the animal love.
Panther Cloth/Linen Napkins
the animal kingdom, panthers are synonymous with stealth. Sneak a little feline
detail into your dining ware with a set of linen napkins with tiny silhouetted
panthers. Short on dinner conversation? Discuss ways that you can help animals!
Heads Wall Decal
don't have to don flannel and head to the woods just to catch sight of a deer
silhouette. These deer designs will add a touch of the great outdoors to your
living room, bedroom, or den. Available in 21 colors, they are ripe for mixing
and matching. For kids, try a slightly sweet Bambi Wall Decal.
Turquoise Resin Moose Head—Moose Resin
Turquoise Faux Taxidermy
barbaric. Enough said. Show off your smart brain by finding a mount made of
resin, not sentient beings. This moose head comes in plenty of colors, making
it an easy addition to any home.
For kids' rooms, try the Misfit Menagerie, a group of silly stuffed animals made into mounts.
Color Leopard Comforter Set
frisky? This rainbow leopard comforter set should suit you. With a blast of
color and an oh-so-cool leopard pattern, it's nothing short of the cat's
so many animal-friendly items to choose from, there's just no reason to bring
dead animals into your home. What ideas do you have to keep home-decor cruelty
at bay? Share with me in the comments!
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