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Collector’s Edition Mandalas coloring book review – BBNC

Mandala coloring book collector's edition

A few years ago I would buy nearly every coloring book I came across. Those days have passed. Nowadays I’m a lot more picky and (try to) only buy coloring books that I really like. Every now and then a coloring book catches my attention, which was the case with the ‘One and Only Mandala Coloring Book – Collector’s Edition’ ...

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Flourish – mini coloring book by Johanna Basford

Flourish

Months ago, I downloaded Johanna Basford’s free, downloadable, mini coloring book PDF called Flourish (which is still available for FREE, so click one of the links to get your own copy!). It contains 14 pages of which 13 with beautiful drawings by Johanna. In the meantime I’ve colored the front page and a lovely flower wreath from that mini book. ...

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Heartbreak high, review of ‘the unofficial colouring book’

Heartbreak High? Never heard of! About 2,5 weeks ago, I received my copy of the new Heartbreak High unofficial coloring book by Any Art Netty.  It’s a coloring book dedicated to the characters of the Australian television series Heartbreak High. Let me start by saying that I have never ever seen anything from this series. Not one episode, not even ...

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Scared little Pete – Children’s picture book (BBNC)

Scared little Pete - Martine van Nieuwenhuyzen - BBNC

Scared little Pete, coloring picture book From BBNC I received the Dutch children’s coloring picture book Bange Pietje (translated in English: Scared little Pete). Thank you BBNC. The book was drawn and written by Martine van Nieuwenhuyzen. This is the third children’s book that I’ve received and in all three of them I’ve colorized a couple of drawings. In another ...

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Children’s coloring book for Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas)

A Saint Nicholas children’s coloring book? In 2016, through Kleuren voor Volwassenen, I received this Saint Nicholas (‘Sinterklaas’ in Dutch) children’s coloring book from publisher BBNC. It’s called Het grote kleurboek van Sinterklaas (The big coloring book of Saint Nicholas). The coloring book is duplex printed and contains 32 drawings on sturdy, bright white paper. My initial feeling was ‘what ...

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The Doodle Dood highlighted on Sunday

Sunny Sunday Evan Brown

Once the Beatles sang ♪ It’s been a loooong, loooong, loooong time ♫… Well, same goes for my Sunny Sunday Highlights hahaha :D. It’s about time to put someone in the spotlight again! And instantly I knew who that someone had to be: the Doodle Dood! Quite a while ago I came in contact with Evan Brown, A.K.A. the ‘Doodle ...

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Garden of Joy 2, new coloring book by Sabine Design

Garden of Joy

The last time I’ve posted a coloring book review has been a year and a half ago! Wow, where did that time go…??? And it’s not that I didn’t buy any coloring books in the meantime, because I sure did (although not as many as before, I’m being more selective in which coloring books to buy or not). I just ...

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Chalk Lettering Quotes, coloring in letters

Chalk-Style Expressions - Tabby May Art

Quote unquote Quotes, citations, expressions, I regularly use them. I love using proverbs, sayings and quotes in my everyday speech. Actually I’m just some kind of a language nerd. Beside that I also love coloring, with a diversity of materials. And exactly those two things, that fit me like a glove, have been been brought together in the book ‘Chalk-Style ...

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Typical Dutch: yellow marbles, coloring with Derwent

Typical Dutch - Global Doodle Gems - Tabby May Art

Dutch sentiment A while ago, November 2016 to be specific, I bought the then recently released coloring book ‘Typical Dutch’ by Global Doodle Gems. Being Dutch and living abroad you can sometimes get excited about typical Dutch things. Things that weren’t that special while I was still living in the Netherlands. I mean, a windmill… there are so many of ...

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