How to Hide Valuables in a Stuffed Animal

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Things You'll Need

  • Seam ripper

  • Needle

  • Thread

A fluffy teddy bear makes an inconpicuous safe for your valuables.

It can be difficult to find a good place to store valuables in your home when you are leaving for a short trip or an extended vacation. Dresser drawers, closets and cabinets are the first places a thief is likely to look for your valuables. When storing your valuables for safekeeping, choose uncommon places, such as inside a child's toy. A stuffed animal, such as a teddy bear, makes the perfect place to hide small precious items. It's easy to transform a simple stuffed teddy bear into a safe.


Step 1

Find a seam on the back of the stuffed animal.

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Step 2

Insert the seam ripper into the seam and cut through the stitched threads.

Step 3

Remove some of the stuffing to make room for your valuable and insert it inside.

Step 4

Thread the needle and sew shut the opening.


The thread should match the fur of the stuffed animal to conceal the sewn seam.


Do not remove too much stuffing or the stuffed animal will look altered.

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