#shareitsaturday / coloring to de-stress; I’ve joined the craze!

It’s official – I’ve joined the adult coloring book craze!

Before I had Brock, I went through an intense time of stress with our work and family. One of the nurses recommended coloring to de-stress.

I decided to buy a book I came across at Sam’s Club.

the daily starr share it saturday coloring to de-stress 5

Then, we had a baby and things got crazier than ever and I waited until Christmas night to actually pick the book up and start coloring.

the daily starr share it saturday coloring to de-stress 6

Oh my goodness, I loved it!

I finally finished my first page last night.

the daily starr share it saturday coloring to de-stress 4

And then, I decided to start another page – but this time I picked an easier one hahah!

the daily starr share it saturday coloring to de-stress 3

I love that this page has white space around it. I’m thinking of adding a scripture and framing this one for one of my girls to put on the wall in their room.

So, this morning I invited Kayla and Kylie to each pick a page out of my book and we colored together!

the daily starr share it saturday coloring to de-stress 2

This is my latest page in progress:

the daily starr share it saturday coloring to de-stress 1

For today’s #shareitsaturday I wanted to let you know about several books I found online if you’d like to try out the adult coloring craze! I especially love these books because they all incorporate scripture!

the daily starr coloring to de-stress beauty in the Bible

[Beauty in the Bible, amazon.com]

color the psalms the daily starr coloring to de-stress

[Color the Psalms, amazon.com]

whatever is lovely the daily starr coloring to de-stress

[Whatever is Lovely, amazon.com]

If you want to browse books in stores, you can find them at almost any craft store (JoAnn’s, Michael’s, Hobby Lobby – make sure you use a coupon!!) or at Walmart or Target. Look in the book or magazine sections.

I’ve been using mostly markers for my books. I just used what we had laying around the house – a set of cheap markers from IKEA and an art kit that one of my girls got for a gift at some point.

I’d love to see any of your coloring creations, share them via text or Facebook!

Starr signature

Encouragement for the Day:

the daily starr be still

[Photo Source: Pinterest]

Want to have The Daily Starr delivered right to your inbox or via 1 daily text message: subscribe here.

>View the most recent posts from The Daily Starr <

11 comments

    • Hahah Joyce, Brian made sure to point out your comment as soon as he saw it. I may or may not have spent a few hours or so coloring over the past couple of days… 🙂 I’ve enjoyed the mental break. I needed it!!

      Like

I love comments! Let me hear from you:

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.