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May 08, 2014

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joy

One of my least favorite things in this world-taxidermy-eeewwwww! HOWEVER~I do really really like your interpetation!!! I too love Rempel and your repurpose is brillant! So fun in a little boy's room~yes?

Su Gardner

SO ADORABLE

Judy Ainsworth

Laurie, I just hate trophy animals of any kind,I saw
one at a junk store one time that was just hooves,it was a coat rack!
Having said that,(My opinion ONLY) That is the best little trophy head I ever saw!!Absolutely adorable! How clever can you be? -Judy A-
p.s. The man/woman made ones are also cute.

Musings from Kim K.

Love your spin on the trophy head. Josie would have loved this at her horse-themed cowgirl party last year. The lei and straw flowers are the perfect touch.

Shara

I hate taxidermy. I hate animal trophies. But, I ADORE this! So clever and cute! I rescued an old plastic hobby horse from someone's trash. I wonder if I could cut the head off? Although that seems a little heartless....

twinkle beverages

Brilliant! Wow....I am speechless.

Poppy K

Cute! But, I think it would look even better with vintage equestrian ribbons hanging from the bridle and maybe a piece of pony brass at the bottom center!

Dianne

That is so cute. I don't dare show it to my granddaughter or she will want to have it. I love it!

Erica

When our dad passed away a few years ago, Hanna & I inherited a bunch of taxidermy mounts. People SPRINTED to them at our estate sale. Crazy!

Now I have a pretty good idea on how to dress up those cute ceramic pig mounts I found. Thank you! And just for giving me the idea, I am going to name them Ethel 1 and Ethel 2.

Erica

Eddie Mitchell

Just the thing for Derby! (If a few days late...) And nothing had to die for your trophy mount! And a part of a broken toy got a new lease on life! Win-win-win!

Sarah

That is really cute! So much cuter than real taxidermy (in my opinion)!!

Melissa

Awesome! I'd much rather have your version! The real ones freak me out.

Into Vintage

Ah -- so much less freaky than the real thing! YOur horse looks sweet and happy and not at all like he was caught in the headlights somewhere.
PS Just yesterday saw a collection of those mounted hooves and somehow using animal parts as a hat hook doesn't agree with me. ;-)

rae

oh i love it! i haven't seen anything like yours out there! what a cute idea!
i'm a sucker for vintage taxidermy. something about it i just love. and i know it creeps most people out. i do have a paper mache deer head i made a few years ago, i could just never figure out how to finish it. i've thought about wrapping it with strips on vintage fabric. .maybe i need to add some cute stuff around it like your little horse!

Maureen

Oh Laurie, what a great idea! Perfect!

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