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21 Trending Grown-up Coloring Books You Should Buy Before Christmas

by . October 29th, 2015

Coloring books for adults are the fast growing trend in books — for good reason. Here are some of the top trending grown-up coloring books you should probably look at.

Technically, any coloring book can be for adults if adults use or enjoy them. But for better or worse, “Adult coloring book” has become a catch-all for the advanced coloring books that have become increasingly popular since early 2014, when many leading psychologists and mental health experts started publishing articles about the virtues of coloring for reducing stress and helping mindfulness.

These is YouTheDesigner’s selction of top-selling and top-rated adult coloring books today.

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21.) Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Patterns


by Blue Star Coloring

Adult Coloring Book Relieving Patterns

 


 

20.) Adult Coloring Books: Featuring Mandalas and Henna Inspired Flowers, Animals, and Paisley Patterns


by Coloring Books for Adults

A Coloring Book for Adults Featuring Mandalas and Henna Inspired Flowers, Animals, and Paisley Patterns


19.) Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book


by Johanna Basford

Secret Garden An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book


18.) Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Coloring Book


By Johanna Basford

Enchanted Forest An Inky Quest & Coloring Book


17.) Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Animal Designs


by Blue Star Coloring

Adult Coloring Book Stress Relieving Animal Designs


 16.) Owls Coloring Book


By Creative Haven

Creative Haven Owls Coloring Book Creative Haven Coloring Books


 15.) Balance: Angie’s Extreme Stress Menders


By Angie Grace

Balance Angie's Extreme Stress Menders Volume 1


14.) The Official A Game Of Thrones Coloring Book


by George R. R. Martin

The Official A Game of Thrones Coloring Book A Song of Ice and Fire


 13.) Color Me Calm: 100 Color Templates for Meditation and Relaxation


By Lacy Mucklow; Angela Porter

Color Me Calm 100 Coloring Templates for Meditation and Relaxation A Zen Coloring Book


12.) The Official Outlander Coloring Book


By Diana Gabaldon

The Official Outlander Coloring Book


 11.) Adult Coloring Book : Detailed Designs and Beautiful Patterns


by Lilt Kids Coloring Books

Detailed Designs and Beautiful Patterns (Sacred Mandala Designs and Patterns Coloring Books for Adults)


 10.) Dream Doodles: A Coloring Book With a Hidden Picture Twist


by Creative Haven

Creative Haven Dream Doodles A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist Creative Haven Coloring Books)


 9.) Beauty in the Bible Adult Coloring Book


By Paige Tate

Beauty in the Bible Adult Coloring Book


 8.) Adult Coloring Book: Stress Relieving Patterns Vol. 2


By Blue Star Coloring

Adult Coloring Book Stress Relieving Patterns Volume 2


 7.) Adult Coloring Books : Butterflies and Flowers : Stress Relieving Patterns


By Cherina Kohey

Adult Coloring Book Butterflies and Flowers Stress Relieving Patterns Volume 7


 6.) Christmas Trees Coloring Book


By Creative Haven

Creative Haven Christmas Trees Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books)


 5.) Enchanted Fairies Coloring Book


By Creative Haven

Creative Haven Enchanted Fairies Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books)


 4.) Adult Coloring Books: Magic Christmas For Relaxation Meditation and Blessing


By Cherina Kohey

Adult Coloring Book Magic Christmas  for Relaxation Meditation Blessing


 3.) The Calm Coloring Book: Beautiful Images to Soothe Your Cares Away


by Patience Coster

The Calm Coloring Book (Chartwell Coloring Books)


 2.) Animorphia: An Extreme Coloring and Search Challenge


By Kerby Rosanes

Animorphia


 1.) Moon Blossoms: An Art Book You Can Colour


By Katrina Pallon

moon blossoms


Choosing an Adult Coloring Book: Points to consider


  • Does it stand by itself as a work of art?
  • Will the pages warp with watercolor or oil paints?
  • Does each work occupy a single page? Coloring books with work that span two pages might present some challenges when coloring portions near the spine.
  • Will the pages flake off easily?
  • Can you easily detach a page if you want to?
  • Are the pages acid-free/durable?
  • Is it above your skill level?
  • Would you buy more than one of the same copy to test with different crayons/pencils/paints/markers etc?
  • Do you you feel that this all just a fad?
  • Will this just add to all the other books you’ve never opened since buying them?

Which grown-up coloring books are your favorite? Comment below!


 

 

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