Coloring Trend & Free Succulent Printable


Have you been bitten by the adult coloring bug? When I first saw a friend of mine with an easel dedicated to coloring books set up in her apartment, I was surprised (I'm the crafty type, but she's not so much -- she started coloring for relaxation). Shortly after this I began noticing coloring books everywhere. 

In fact, according to Nielsen Bookscan, about 12 million adult coloring books were sold in 2015, as opposed to a mere 1 million in 2014. Those are some pretty impressive numbers, right? This is all somewhat nostalgic for me, as when I was a kid in the 70's, my Mom would take me to the University of Washington bookstore and they had a whole section with really complicated "adult" coloring type books that I used to love looking at. I guess they were a bit of a thing then, too. Lots of complicated geometric's and stained glass type designs. All of this started me thinking about possibilities -- like maybe my husband and I should design a book of our own. I mean, why not? 

We started brainstorming about what we like and what wasn't out there -- and viola! Our coloring book for grown-ups -- Succulent Serenity -- was born.  

If you'd like to color in our cover illustration for free first, Click here to subscribe to our newsletter and download a free printable.

Here's a video flip-through of the book:

 

We are hard at work putting together more coloring books. Stay tuned! Let us know in the comments what type of art work you like to color.

  


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