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7 Amazing Ways to Craft with Adult Coloring Books


Unless you've been living under a rock, you probably have heard of the Adult Coloring Book Craze sweeping the nation! If you are familiar with this rapidly growing trend, you probably already know that this throwback-to-childhood activity has been lauded as a great tactic for reliving stress, achieving mindfulness, and, generally, having fun! What you may not have known is that after completing your beautifully illustrated pages, the thrill of crafting does not have to stop. There are so many ways to use your colorful pages, even after every last space is filled in! Our team at Plaid has created 7 different, fun, and creative projects for you to make sure you're beautiful pieces don't go to waste. Check them out below!


1. DIY Tile Coasters


This coloring page from Marjorie Sarnat's "Creative Haven Creative Cats Coloring Book" makes an adorable set of coasters to use around your house or as unique hand-made gifts. After completing your coloring page, just add plain tiles and Mod Podge Hard Coat! For the full tutorial, visit our site here. 

Use some more cute animal coloring pages to make unique clothes for your little ones. After using Mod Podge photo transfer to set the image, finish off the project with accents of Fabric Creations soft Fabric Inks! For complete instructions, visit our web site here. 

Coloring pages make the perfect addition to a journal cover to provide further inspiration while you are planning your day or brainstorming your next project! All you need is Mod Podge Matte, your finished coloring pages, and a plain journal to make this project come to life! Check out the full tutorial here.

Create whimsical home décor feather accents with your coloring pages, wood blocks, and Mod Podge Matte for some bohemian flair. Check out the full how-to here. 

Turn your coloring projects into amazingly fun furniture with Mod Podge Ultra Matte Chalk Finish, and whenever someone asks you where you got your piece, feel free to brag that you "colored it yourself!" Although the piece looks complicated, it is far from it! All it takes is a a few pages of coloring and a color copier to make all of the pieces you need to cover a single piece. Check out the full project tutorial here. 


Once you start turning your illustrations into accent furniture pieces, you won't want to stop! For extra special accents, use a Mod Melter! Check out the full tutorial here. 


7. DIY Adult Coloring Book Canvas 


One of the easiest ways to display your coloring creations is on a canvas as wall art using Mod Podge Ultra Matte Chalk Finish! This particular owl illustration can be found in Creative Haven Owls Coloring Book by Marjorie Sarnat. Check out the full tutorial here!

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