Frugal Tips: Frugal Nursery Book-Ends

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Friday, May 25, 2018 | 0 comments
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Image: Teddy bear bookends, by Camila Sanabria (cahmeelah), on Flickr
Photo credit: Teddy bear bookends, by Camila Sanabria
Decorating a little one's room can be so much fun! And can be so expensive! But it doesn't have to be!

I took a look around and a Teddy Bear Bookend can cost you as much as $295.00 EACH!

Did you know... you can make your own matching stuffed toy book-ends out of your own adorable stuffed animals?

Simply undo the back of your stuffed toy, take out some of the stuffing and fill with marbles for weight. Re-sew the back opening by hand.

To prevent sliding, glue a non-slip rubber /silicone mesh pad on the bottom of the stuffed toy.

This works great for matching the decor in your baby's room.
Image: teddy bear sewing another teddy bear

Thanks to Renata for this Frugal Baby tip!

Image: Steiff Teddy Bookend | weighs almost 2 lb (835 grams) | can support quite a few books with his back
Shopping Suggestions:
Steiff Teddy Bookend
Ty Shaggy Bear
Mega Marbles
Non-Slip Jar Lid Rubber Pad

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