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  1. Munchkin

    grape / 98 posts

    I was gifted colored pencils and many coloring books. I look forward to joining the club!

  2. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @Munchkin: welcome!

  3. Mrs. Grizzly Bear

    GOLD / grapefruit / 4555 posts

    My mom gifted me an adult coloring book about peacocks for Christmas I appreciate the thought but it's not really my style. Anyone here love peacocks and be interested in a possible trade?

  4. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @Mrs. Grizzly Bear: oh bummer...well luckily most are $10 or less! Maybe you could regift that one and buy another?

  5. Cherrybee

    papaya / 10570 posts

    I'm so pleased - my DH has bought himself a colouring book today! Its a Game of Thrones one. I've done a bit of colouring the last couple of evenings but feel terrible ignoring DH for too long....but... He is going to sit in the dining room with me tonight and do his own colouring! Yay!

  6. matador84

    papaya / 10560 posts

    I haven't been following this thread until now but I got an adult coloring book in my stocking! I am pretty excited to start...whenever I get the time!! Ha! It's by Picadilly.

  7. avivoca

    watermelon / 14467 posts

    I got the Outlander coloring book for Christmas! I'm so excited to start coloring but every store near me is out of colored pencils (boo!). I've got a couple more stores to hit tomorrow to see if I can find them, but I'm anxious to get started.

  8. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @avivoca: check out Amazon, they usually have pretty good deals on pencils/pens from my experience price comparing. What brand are you looking for?

  9. avivoca

    watermelon / 14467 posts

    @Bao: Anything but Crayola. I have some that are watercolor pencils, but I just wanted to see what was out there in person. If I can't find them, I'll Prime them.

  10. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @avivoca: Ah, gotcha! Do you have a Michaels near you?

  11. avivoca

    watermelon / 14467 posts

    @Bao: That's the store I'm going to today or tomorrow. It's on the way to daycare! If that fails, there are a few art specific stores near me that I will look at.

  12. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @avivoca: use a coupon if you do find something!

  13. yellowbird

    honeydew / 7303 posts

    @avivoca: I got a coloring book for Christmas and every store near me is sold out of every single brand of colored pencils except the $100 set at Michaels. It's insane!! I hope you have better luck!

  14. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @yellowbird: they are so popular!

  15. avivoca

    watermelon / 14467 posts

    @yellowbird: I went to Hobby Lobby and all they had was the $129 set! I wish I had picked up a set when I bought pencils for my parents!

  16. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @avivoca: geeze! I vote order on Amazon...I love my Prismacolors and they are very affordable since you can choose your quantity.

  17. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

  18. Munchkin

    grape / 98 posts

    Here is my first page! I def. learned some lessons. Want to focus on use of colors and contrasting ver the next few pages. I found the colored pencils to be hard for the smallest spaces. Thoughts about pencil v fine tip marker?

  19. ValentineMommy

    pomelo / 5791 posts

    Joining the club! I bought a coloring book a few weeks ago. It's so relaxing! So far, I just bought a cheap one from Five Below, but I'm really enjoying it.

  20. littleblessings

    pear / 1739 posts

    Joining the coloring club. I was gifted the colorama coloring book for Christmas. Love it! Here is my first page.

  21. Cherrybee

    papaya / 10570 posts

    Here it is! My first page!

  22. yellowbird

    honeydew / 7303 posts

    Here's my first page! I used my daughters crappy colored pencils since they are not in stock anywhere! Can't wait to get some better ones because I had a hard time staying in the lines since they were dull and I had no sharpener! Lol

  23. yellowbird

    honeydew / 7303 posts

    @Cherrybee: so vibrant!
    @littleblessings: looks lovely! Are you using pencils?
    @Munchkin: I love pencils because you can shade. I have some fine tip markers and they work wonderfully in the small spaces but there's really no variant to the colors. It's just a different look.
    @Bao: pretty!

  24. littleblessings

    pear / 1739 posts

    @yellowbird: yes I am. They came with the book.

  25. Munchkin

    grape / 98 posts

    My second page. I am enjoying it so far!

  26. Mrs. Pen

    blogger / wonderful cherry / 21616 posts

    I received my coloring books today!!!
    They shipped my pens in a separate box that's arriving tomorrow, so I have to wait still.

  27. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @Mrs. Pen: ahhhhh yay!! Please share when you finish a page, I'm obsessed with these books!

  28. QBbride

    pomegranate / 3192 posts

    Joining you guys!

    @Mrs. Pen: I got those two for Christmas!

    My husband bought me some prismacolour marked for Christmas but they're not fine enough, which sucks since they were super pricey. Oh and they bled through to the next page. He also got me some prismacolour pencil crayons, which I like but I have no concept of shading or anything so I need to work on that. He also bought me some Staedler fine tipped markers (I know, totally spoiled...) and I LOVE them!

    My picture so far isn't nearly as good as any of these though!

  29. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @QBbride: glad you're joining! Please share when you are done, I'm sure it's great!

  30. catgirl

    pear / 1965 posts

    A few of the pages I have done the past few weeks. This is completely addicting!

  31. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @catgirl: beautiful!! Isn't it though?!

  32. MrsLilybugg

    pear / 1650 posts

    I got Enchanted Forest for Christmas!!! However, I get carpal tunnel pain during pregnancy, and my right wrist and elbow pain have been flaring up since Tuesday when I colored in 9 beautiful trees. Boo!!!

  33. Mrs. Pen

    blogger / wonderful cherry / 21616 posts

    @Bao: I finished my first page!!! I actually am really happy with how it turned out.
    I used all gel pens for this.

  34. Mrs. Pen

    blogger / wonderful cherry / 21616 posts

    @catgirl: Oooh I love the tree! So gorgeous! What are you using to color?

  35. erinpye

    pomegranate / 3706 posts

    @Mrs. Pen: nice !!!!

  36. Mrs. Pen

    blogger / wonderful cherry / 21616 posts

    @erinpye: I actually kind of want to frame it and hang it up somewhere! I'm just not sure where... lol. I'm kind of obsessed with anatomy, so I like stuff like this

  37. erinpye

    pomegranate / 3706 posts

    @Mrs. Pen: that would be awesome! You should!

  38. Bao

    GOLD / wonderful apricot / 22276 posts

    @Mrs. Pen: wow I love it! There is an artist addition of the garden book she has that you could pull out and frame. I think they have the Forest one coming out soon, too.

  39. catgirl

    pear / 1965 posts

    @Mrs. Pen: Thanks! That's my favorite so far! I am using the Staedtler triplus fineliner and fiber tip pens. I really like them!

  40. Mrs. Pen

    blogger / wonderful cherry / 21616 posts

    @catgirl: those are the ones I really want to get they look great.

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