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Coloring Pages Fairy Project

Just an hour, some coloring book pages, and some paint combine to make this pretty fairy craft idea.

Coloring Pages Fairy Project
Coloring Pages Fairy Project
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In the Designer's Words: "Ever wonder what to do with some of those coloring pages? Add them to your mixed media canvas projects! Color & technique comes to life with this mixed media fairy canvas!"
Make fairy magic and mixed media marvels when you learn how to make this darling piece of home décor. The Coloring Pages Fairy Project shows you how to transform your coloring book pages into something you will actually want to hang up and show off. Fans of fanciful fairies and bright colors are going to love making this pretty picture. If you are not a big fan of fairies, this project could easily be converted to make butterfly crafts, as well.

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueMixed Media


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Thermoweb Deco Foil
  • Leisure Arts adult coloring book
  • Paint- Deco Art
  • Canvas
  • Gel Medium - Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft
  • Paint brushes
  • Water mister
  • Repositionable glue

Ken Oliver's Color Burst at the CHA Paper Arts Show

If you love coloring, watch a video about it from the CHA Paper Arts Show! Ken Oliver's Color Burst is a fun medium to work with!


  1. use several colors to paint you canvas with acrylic colors in random places.

  2. Mist the colors with water and allow to dry completly

  3. Sketch out the fairy shape and wings

  4. Color one or two pages from the adult coloring book, tear into smaller pieces

  5. Attach the colored pages with Gel medium onto the wings.

  6. paint the fairy and wings with more color, allow to dry completely before the next step

  7. Use repositionable glue in various areas, lining the wings as well. For sprinkles put the glue on your finger and lightly touch areas outside of the lines. Allow to dry.

  8. Use the Deco foil on the glue areas.

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This Fairy project looks like a lot of fun and a great new twist to just coloring in a book. This is so cool and will make a nice wall hanging for a kids room or even in a hall way. My grands have been cutting up their coloring pages after they finish. I do not know why but this is a great way to put them to use. My grand daughter likes fairies so this will be just perfect. I love mixed media art. Anyone make one yet? Let's see pictures.


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