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Here Are the Coolest Animal Head Wall Decor Pieces to Liven Up Your Living Room

There’s no disagreeing when we say that animal head wall decor is truly in a realm incomparable to any other home decoration option out there. For a lot of people, animal head wall decor can feel a bit too intrusive, bulky and (not to mention) creepy. But for others, placing such a sculpture on your wall can tie the entire home interior together, and if that’s your vibe, we’re totally here for it.

A lot of people prefer the real thing when searching for the perfect animal head wall decor piece to place in their home. Some will even go out hunting and stuff the animal head themselves in order to make the piece feel more like their own.

We at SPY are city folk, for the most part, so we kind of have to nix the whole “hunting” part of the decoration value. With that being said, the majority of pieces listed below are fake, but we did sneak a couple of real skulls in the mix for those of you who prefer the most legit options out there.

If you’re trying to liven up your home interior with a decoration that is absolutely (hopefully) not, now’s the chance to do it. Check out the coolest animal head wall decor pieces your living room needs now.


1. Skull Bliss Tribal #2 Carved Cow Skull


Not what you expected in our top spot, was it? While the majority of people might think of the more realistic type of furry animal head, we’re loving this skull head wall decoration for its delicate carvings and tribal design. These babies are made from actual cow skulls using traditional Balinese artisans, meaning each and every skull is totally one of a kind. This is a surefire standout feature for any home interior that will immediately draw anyone’s eye in upon arrival.

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Courtesy of Skull Bliss

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2. Rustic Deer Head


No urban chic home interior is complete without this rustic deer head from Etsy. There are no ifs, ands or buts. This decoration will take the look of your home to the next level and serve as the true wall staple your wall’s been craving. It weighs around 5 lbs in total so it won’t take your wall down and will look sleek in any Brooklyn loft or renovated Nashville farmhouse.

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Courtesy of Etsy


3. Resin Deer Head Sculpture


Deer heads are probably one of the most recognizable and occurring animal head wall decor pieces to end up in homes across the world. With that being said, you shouldn’t be surprised that we’re already on our second deer head piece. This stunning head is for more of the modern kind of living space. It’s around 20 inches large so it takes up a decent amount of wall and looks gorgeous doing so. Being artisanally crafted with fine resin, there’s absolutely nothing realistic about this one, but that’s more or less the point. The modern boxy curves and sharp points. make this a 2020 masterpiece you won’t regret snagging.

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Courtesy of Amazon


4. Papercraft World Elephant Head Wall Art


A lover for the more unique things in life? Well, you’ve found the animal head wall decoration for you, that’s for sure. This unrealistic elephant head is the modern staple for any children’s bedroom, funky living room or man cave. Here’s the catch though — you’re going to have to fold it yourself. Don’t worry, it’s pre-cut and pre-creased, so it won’t be the most difficult thing you’ll ever have to do. Plus, it will kill a bit of time, which we could all use right about now.

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Courtesy of Papercraft World


5. Faux Moose Head


Black wall decor is quite the in-your-face move when you have lighter walls. Pair an all-black look with the classic animal head option and you’ll absolutely have yourself a standout, attention-grabbing wall accent all of your friends will geek over. This resin faux moose head is exactly what you need to match the style of your living space. Oh, you don’t want it black? No worries, the company on Etsy promises total customization upon asking in order to give you the animal head wall decor piece of your dreams.

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Courtesy of Etsy


6. Hooshing Deer Head


It’s with no surprise to discover that the majority of animal head wall decor pieces come with pretty hefty price tags, but not the Hooshing Deer Head from Amazon. For just $14, you can snag this unrealistic yet stunningly detailed deer head piece that looks stellar in all home interiors. Throw it above the couch, the fireplace, the toilet — whatever. It’s going to look dope no matter where it hangs. And, if this light wood isn’t your forte, be sure to check out the rest of their colors, ranging from blacks to pinks to light blues.

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Courtesy of Amazon


7. Stuffed Giraffe Animal Head


Totally realistic, isn’t it? It’s like this giraffe was taken straight from the African savanna in order to liven up your kiddo’s bedroom. This adorable wall hanger is perfect for kids due to its adorable look and unrealistic qualities, meaning, there’s absolutely no way it’s going to give them any nightmares. Put this above the crib or bed to help fight off any closet monsters and keep your little one feeling safe.

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Courtesy of Etsy


8. Faux Steer Head Decor White


Giving us classic Wild West vibes that instill unexperienced memories of cowboy gunfights and tumbleweeds blowing past our feet, this faux steer head is something from a movie scene. This looks best in rustic-styled homes, but hey, if you’re a geek for anything Wild West-related so much that you’ve designed your entire home with influence from the aesthetic, we’re sure this will look great in your home too.

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Courtesy of Target


9. Skull Bliss Black Boho Carved Ram Skull


Shipped detached so they don’t damage the skull, these horns are something to rave about. Like the option in our top spot, this skull is carved using intricate Balinese techniques and is completely real. It’s all black so it will pop off of any wall and look effortlessly gorgeous doing so. You can even purchase it with a stand if you don’t want to hang it on the wall.

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Courtesy of Skull Bliss


10. The Taxidermy Store Whitetail Deer Shoulder Taxidermy Mount


Alright, alright, you’ve come all this way and now you want to know where you can buy one of a kind taxidermy animal heads for sale online. Well, you found it. The Taxidermy Store is the place to go if you’re looking for once-alive, fully taxidermied animal heads. Two things you’re going to have to keep in mind: these babies sell relatively quickly and they’re very, very expensive, with the majority climbing over $1,000. You can find not only deer but also bears, fish, buffalo, snakes and much more.

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Courtesy of The Taxidermy Store