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If Ladybugs Fell into Paint Buckets Coloring with Flair
Where to begin explaining the process?  Converted children's coloring book page to adult fun with crayons.  Oh my, complicated little bug.  Straight lines off the spots that stop only if they hit the bugs edge or another blue line worked from top to bottom....

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Spectrum Fish Tank Converting Kids Book to Adult Coloring
For this little fishy I added back and forth lines with blue ball point pen from top right corner to bottom then again from top left corner to bottom slowly and deliberately the way a fish swims.  Then I tackled the tank from the yellow center to the deep p...

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Turtle Squared Breaking Down the Coloring Barrier
Remember these fun childhood grid transfer activities?  This book had a turtle, I transfered him then took him to the next level with color.  Instead of standard coloring why not treat each square as its own unique piece?  Each square in a diagonal fashion ...

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Hippo Smiles Adding Complexity to Simple Coloring Book Pages
Adding lines to kids coloring book pages adds interest and movement to the page.  With a blue ball point pen I added entering and exiting swirling lines.  Then colored the hippos background with a muted set of pinks and purples.  The smiling hippo herself g...

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Pink Lizard Adult Coloring Adding Highlights and Shadows
Yellow for energy to the potentially non moving object and cool aqua to hint at the movable objects tranquil stationary position.  To give the character overall depth I added darker shades and layers of blue to the shadow areas and yellow to the sunny highl...

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Fire Breathing Dragon Adult Coloring Classic Kids Color by Number
Who says we have to color in adult coloring books with professional grade media?  No one!  No rules more fun, or in my case make the rules as you go along. Inspired by the joy my children had picking out coloring books and supplies I dove in with them.  I c...

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How to Weave in Ends to Finish Crochet Projects
Let's begin by saying I hate to sew.  For me crochet is peaceful and soothing, sewing is slave labor intensive.  I've found a way to finish my crochet project that doesn't feel like sewing, it is as enjoyable as the actual crocheting. I start by leaving a 6...
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