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Fun Coloring Pages Projects
Have you seen all the amazing adult coloring books? They’re great for relieving stress and encouraging relaxation! So… what to do with those perfect pages after you’ve colored them? Here are some super fun an and inspiring ideas. All these fun materials are from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond where they have more than three hundred coloring books in stock, and around fifty pen and pencil sets to choose from.
Coloring Pages Tray
Supplies: Watercolor Pencils, Metallic Gel Pen, watercolor brush, Mod Podge, acrylic paint in Burnt Sienna, wooden frame.
1. Use watercolor pencils, a watercolor brush and a metallic gel pen to color in the images.
2. Dilute the burnt sienna and paint the wooden tray.
3. Use a layer of Modge Podge on the back of the art and adhere it to the tray.
DIY Greeting Cards
Supplies: finished coloring pages, colorful greeting card sized card stock, and the die cut center at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.
For the card on the left, simple use a tulip die cut and a die cut machine at Ben Franklin. I used a tulip, but there are literally hundreds of options! Then just glue the shape to the card.
To make the card on the right, color some flowers (or any shapes). Layer a contrasting shade of card stock and glue the shapes on top.
Colorful Tote Bag
Supplies: Large Canvas Tote, Iron on Design and Fabric Pens.
1. Follow the directions on the package to iron design on tote bag.
2. Color it in with fabric pens.
Mini Gift Box
Supplies: Finished Coloring Page and Die Cut Center at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.
Simply use a small box die cut shape to make a mini gift box from a finished coloring page.
Coloring Pages Postcards
Either grab a pack of pre-designed postcards to color or cut a completed coloring page sheet to postcard size!
Coloring Page Magnets
Supplies: Glass Beads, finished Coloring Pages, magnets, glue, circle punches.
1. Use a circle punch to punch shapes out of completed coloring pages.
2. Apply a layer of Mod Podge on them and add a glass bead. Let it dry.
3. Glue a magnet on a back.
Coloring Pages Bookmarks
Either grab a pack of pre-designed bookmarks or trim some finished coloring pages down to bookmark size.
Fabric You Can Color
This fabric is so cool and great for kids to work with! Just grab some fabric markets and let the kids color them in.
This Weekend at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames
Want to explore more of the world of coloring pages? Visit Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond this weekend for a Coloring Pages EXTRAVAGANZA!