The Ultimate Adult Coloring Wish List
Your Wish is Our Command
Stockings by the fire, cookies, hot cocoa, carols, family gatherings and crazy sweaters — it’s finally the holiday season! It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again, but here we are.
It’s never too early to get started on building your own coloring holiday wish list or to shop for a gift for your favorite colorist, and here at College Coloring Books, we’ve got you covered! We’ve scoured the entire internet* to find our favorite gifts for the coloring enthusiast in your life. Plus, to be even MORE helpful, we’ve tried to group our gift ideas by price point and likely recipient (more or less). So let’s get started!
*By “the entire internet,” we mostly mean Etsy, because nothing is better than finding the perfect holiday gift AND supporting a small business at the same time!
Stocking Stuffers (under $10)
Even if you’re an overachiever, and you’ve gotten most of your Christmas shopping done already, you know there are always those few little things that you need to have around either to fill up a stocking, or just stick in your purse for that awkward I-didn’t-think-we-were-exchanging-gifts-this-year moments. So snag some of these lovely items to keep on hand for just such an occasion!
- Starter Set of Fine Line Markers
- Coloring Book Washi Tape
- Refillable Water Brush Pens
- Love Coloring Bookmarks
- Coloring Postcards
- Set of 3 Glitter Markers
- Galaxy Crayon
- Printable Coloring Pages and Cards
Gifts for People we Don’t want to Forget ($10 – $20)
Teachers, Neighbors, and Coaches
If you’re like me, you always want to get something lovely and thoughtful for so many important people in your life … but the list in this category can get kinda long, so it’s good to be able to find heartfelt gifts without spending a ton on each one. Check out these creative ideas to let them know you care without breaking the bank.
- Dotting tools set
- Muji Gel Pens Set
- Color Mechanical Pencils
- College Coloring Book (our favorite — check our website to see if we offer one for your favorite school)
- College Coloring Note cards
- Marvelous Mandalas Coloring Book
- Swearing with Shakespeare Coloring Book
- Personalized Coloring Note cards
- Set of 8 Glitter Markers
I Like You, but I Don’t LIKE Like You ($20 – $30)
Because I love my friends, finding just the right gift for each person is such a great feeling. If you know someone who is a coloring fan, but you’re not exactly sure what they already have, start here for some functional but creative gift ideas that are a little more out-of-the-box.
- Coloring Book of Spells
- Floral Tones Color Pens
- Luminary Coloring Set (this is definitely going on my list this year — hint, hint!)
- Enchanted Woodland Coloring Poster
- Color and Relax Kit
For Your BFF ($30 – $50)
If your bestie loves to color, then you want to find something for her that will really make her day. These gift ideas are tons of fun, and they’re perfect as a gift because they’re definitely in that she’s-probably-not-going-to-buy-it-for-herself price range.
When You Want That Someone to Know You Really Care
(aka “I might have messed up recently”) ($50 – $100)
If your sweetie is a colorist, then you if know she’s already got all of the basics under control. But finding her something special that she might NOT already have is a great way to make her holiday even more special.
- Tombow 90 Coloring Pencil Set
- Caran d’Ache 40 Pablo Pencil Set
- Coloring Book/Photo Album/Scrapbook Set (this is a very, very cool idea for a truly personalized project)
- Artisan Handmade Watercolor Paint Set
- Copic Sketch Markers Set
I’m Just Saying, I’ve Been Very, Very Good This Year
No comments from the peanut gallery, thankyouverymuch
If you’re looking for something for ME . . . or, maybe shopping for something for YOURSELF (or adding something to your own coloring holiday wish list) while also doing the whole Santa’s Elf thing, here are some great ideas for a splurge!
What’s on YOUR coloring holiday wish list?
Thanks so much for checking out our list of the best items to add to your favorite colorist’s holiday list this year (even if that person is you)! But next, we’d love to hear from you if you choose one of these to give as a gift, or if you’ve found something you like even BETTER for your coloring holiday wish list! Drop us an email, leave a comment, or tag us on Instagram or Facebook!
Happy Holidays from all of us at College Coloring Books!