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Sunday, January 8, 2012

Coloring Books

Coloring books... I love them. A few years ago before my artistic discovery, my husband bought me some coloring books with paints. I had been feeling like I wanted to color and paint out of the blue. I hadn't painted probably since elementary school. So I jumped in and started coloring with crayons, then colored pencils and finally paints. I was so surprised how much I enjoyed this. It was so relaxing and expressive.

I recently got back into the mood and started coloring again. It seems to help me in between card making projects. The colors fill up my creative tank so I have more to give to other artsy passions.

Here is a page I did that I just love! I love butterflies and color so this was a perfect combo for me. I added some inspirational words for me and that was it. I have this posted so everyday I can be reminded of my beauty, worth and purpose.

Live In Color





So, when is the last time you picked up a coloring book? I have Disney books and they are fun. Get your kid's books and have a ball. Don't worry about perfection and mistakes. Just let yourself be free to have fun and express yourself through color.

Have a great day!

6 comments:

  1. very pretty. i still love to color and have my own box of crayons no one is allowed to touch lol!!! nor my coloring books.

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  2. Great job with the mixing of colors, love those big bold butterflies as well. I think there is definitely something about coloring that brings out the little "person" in all of us, my daughter (whom I might add is 22 years old) has confiscated all my coloring books and crayons, but I know where they are if I'm so inclined.

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  3. Ahhhh - crayons!
    Lovely picture.
    I think I probably color once a week with our daughter - does that count?

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  4. Kelly, these are so pretty. I love the print and the variety of colors you used. So beautifully done.

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  5. Ooh, looking at these reminds me of how much fun coloring is! I LOVE TO COLOR! Yours looks beautiful btw! Thanks for the reminder to get out the crayons!

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  6. These look amazing! The colors are gorgeous.

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