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12/12/2012 12:19 pm ET

Homemade Gift Ideas: Colorful Animal Bookends

Kids love owning the newest and most popular toys on the market. But if you’ve got a little one on your list who already seems to have everything that Mattel or Hasbro has ever made, today's homemade gift idea from Natalme is the perfect solution. Check it out:

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These bookends will add a fun and colorful touch to any bookshelf. Plus, it's so easy to customize by simply choosing the recipient's favorite animal and color. And all you need to complete it is a plastic animal, spray paint and a block of wood. For the full tutorial, head over to Natalme.

And, check out some more DIY projects that would make great gifts this holiday season.

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