2017 Holiday Gift Guide – We Are Now Accepting Submissions

Adult Coloring 101 is now accepting submissions for our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide.

2017 holiday gift guideThe Holiday Gift Guide is one of our blog’s biggest events. You can check out our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide here.

This year, we will be showcasing adult coloring-related gift ideas for adults as well as the rest of the family, for home and away alike. The gift guide will begin November 15th and end December 15th. Examples of gift categories include:

  • Coloring books, journals, calendars, etc.
  • Unique coloring applications such as origami, ornaments, apparel, home decor
  • Coloring supplies including pencils, markers, pens, paper…
  • Relaxation products
  • Mental & physical health support and comfort products, particularly as they relate to the activity of coloring
  • Stocking stuffers

Continue reading “2017 Holiday Gift Guide – We Are Now Accepting Submissions”

Luxury Coloring Gifts : 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

luxury coloring

Is there a colorist on your holiday list that deserves a luxury coloring gift?

What is a luxury coloring gift? The following list includes technical “marvels” as well as items you would never buy for yourself.  I’ve included others because of their “bling,” precious packaging, or hoity-toity brand name. But luxury does not have to be exceptionally expensive – two luxury coloring gifts are under $50.00.

If you are in the mood to spend a bit (or a lot!) more on a coloring-related holiday gift this year, here are some great ideas that any colorist would appreciate! Continue reading “Luxury Coloring Gifts : 2016 Holiday Gift Guide”

Coloring for a Cause: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

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I am a big believer in giving to worthy causes.  And during the holidays, I try to eke some giving into the presents I give, if I can.

This season, consider buying a coloring gift that does double-duty: a gift for your recipient (or yourself!), and some help for a worthy cause. Continue reading “Coloring for a Cause: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide”

20 Coloring Gifts Under $10 : 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

coloring giftsSometimes it seems that coloring gifts are so outrageously priced, such as the set of pencils for several thousand dollars (really!).  However, you don’t have to break the bank when buying coloring presents for the holidays, whether they are supplies or books.

Here is my list of gift ideas, all under $10.00. You could also use these as stocking stuffers, or bundle them together for a single, larger gift. Wrap a few and keep them hidden in a drawer for those “uh-oh” gift exchanges.  Continue reading “20 Coloring Gifts Under $10 : 2016 Holiday Gift Guide”

Three-Dimensional Christmas Ornament Coloring Book : Review & Giveaway

Thank you to Monika Mira and Lucid Publishing for sending this book to me This is my honest and unbiased review. I received no other compensation. This post does contain affiliate links.

Most of us have made Christmas ornaments at some point in our lives; in kindergarten I made a glitter-covered poinsettia out of egg cartons.  Unfortunately, after decades of love, my Mother interred it in the ornament cemetery (i.e. trash can). Continue reading “Three-Dimensional Christmas Ornament Coloring Book : Review & Giveaway”

Christmas Coloring Cards & Crafts : 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

christmas coloringIt is two days until Thanksgiving.  Have you started Christmas yet?

Last year I really didn’t “do” Christmas as I had back surgery in November and hadn’t planned on not being able to move very well for over a month. But coloring holiday scenes, including Johanna Basford’s fundraising printables “tease,” kept me in the holiday spirit.

If I had wished for one thing to get me into the spirit last year, I would have dug into Christmas coloring cards, tags and crafts. This year, I am starting today! Continue reading “Christmas Coloring Cards & Crafts : 2016 Holiday Gift Guide”

10 Great Gifts for Guys: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

holiday gifts for guysIt sounds cliche, but some boys and men just don’t get the appeal of coloring affirmations and pretty designs, so choosing coloring-related holiday gifts for guys, whether they are your partner, spouse, father, son, grandfather, etc., can be tough.  Even I haven’t been able to get my husband to join the fun!

So for this holiday I made a special effort to find some coloring-related gifts for guys that might spark even my husband’s interest. Help any guy on your list become a “coloristo” with these 10 coloring books ideas I found: Continue reading “10 Great Gifts for Guys: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide”

Super Gifts for Seniors : 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

coloring gifts for seniorsComing up with gift ideas for the older folks in your life can sometimes be a real challenge. Most seniors have more stuff than they could ever use. They don’t need very much and want even less – often no gifts at all. However, out of tradition, obligation or a sense of guilt, we still want to give a holiday present or two to them.

So, what do you give someone who has almost everything and a home full of family photos, dried flower arrangements, personalized mugs, and bubble bath?
Continue reading “Super Gifts for Seniors : 2016 Holiday Gift Guide”

2016 Holiday Gift Guide – We Are Now Accepting Submissions

Adult Coloring 101 is now accepting submissions for our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide.

The Holiday Gift Guide is one of our blog’s biggest events. We will be showcasing adult coloring-related gift ideas for adults as well as the rest of the family, for home and away alike. The gift guide will begin November 15th and end December 15th. Examples of gift categories include:

  • Coloring books, journals, calendars, etc.
  • Unique coloring applications such as origami, ornaments, apparel, home decor
  • Coloring supplies including pencils, markers, pens, paper…
  • Relaxation products
  • Mental & physical health support and comfort products, particularly as they relate to the activity of coloring
  • Stocking stuffers

Continue reading “2016 Holiday Gift Guide – We Are Now Accepting Submissions”

Coloring Books You Didn’t Get Are On Sale!

Coloring Books SaleI received some great new coloring books under our tree on Christmas Day: The Crazy Cat Lady Coloring Book (sooooo appropriate and which I’ll review soon!) and Winter Magic: Beautiful Holiday Patterns Coloring Book for Adults.  However, there are a couple that I’d still like to add to my collection and lucky me, Amazon has quite a few on sale.  The Amazon gift card I also received as a present will soon be depleted…. Continue reading “Coloring Books You Didn’t Get Are On Sale!”