We've been seeing plastic toy animals popping up a lot lately in crafts and decor for kids. And why not; they're playful, cheap and easy to find. These tiger bookends are the creation of Jessica who chronicles her crafting on Mad in Crafts. All the materials can be found in a dollar store or maybe even in your own home already. Jessica also made a second faux bronze version of these to fit in better in adult spaces of a home. Find out how she made them here and be sure to poke around Mad in Crafts (she even has a Dollar Store section).
As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.
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