Saturday, 9 April 2016

Art Therapy and Disney

I am part of the Parrgon Book Buddies scheme and we usually get some lovely books for the children, but this month I was excited to get a few books for me! There is a massive trend in art therapy at the moment and I absolutely love it. As a busy Mum of 4 with a bit of a stressful life, any excuse to destress is grabbed with 2 hands. I spend a lot of the night awake with 1 of my 3 autistic children, so something to keep me awake is essential.
The 2 books I have been sent combine my love for adult colouring and my love of Disney. The Dinsey Princess Art Therapy book and the Frozen art therapy book are both priced at £9.99 and available from Amazon.
Both of the books contain 128 pages of colouring in fun. What I like about the books is that you can flip through and choose what degree of intricacy you want. There are some designs which are easier to colour if you fancy a quick scribble and really detailed designs that will take a little bit of thought.
If you are looking for books which are full of characters then these aren't really for you, in both books you won't find many characters. They are based more in the designs, such as the intricate Princess Crowns and family crests. The Frozen book has lots of different patterns including snowflakes and swirls.
I love both these books and have been busy colouring them in since they arrived, I am really pleased to add them to my collection. I think that at £9.99 they are really good value and is printed on good quality paper. I have used felt tip pens and the colour doesn't bleed through to the other side.
What do you think of colouring books for adults, could you see yourself doing it?
Thanks For Reading
Mandy
*I was sent the above items for the purposes of an honest review.

5 comments:

  1. I love the idea of art as therapy
    The more intricate the better as needs more concentration

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  2. I've never tried art therapy but I'm sure it'd help with my stress levels. Just need to find the time!

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  3. I love colouring books,as do both my Daughters, we often sit round the table colouring together but I'm yet to find a book which can take fountain pen ink without bleeding through the pages

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  4. Looks so soothing and I love Disney!

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  5. I've often wondered if I could resume colouring in or any form of art therapy. Perhaps I should try! Thanks for the post.

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