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Grown-Up Play

Coloring takes on a mature spin with DIY design and artwork

Implications - The old-school colored wax stick is not solely for children anymore. As a way to get in tune with their carefree and uninhibited identity, consumers are looking to crayons for both DIY designs and professional crayon-made artworks. Consumers everywhere are multi-coloring their world.
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Color-Coated Performance Art
Color-Coated Performance Art
Melodie Mousset's Amazing Technicolor Dream World
Melodie Mousset’s work is kind of like a box of Crayola Crayons on speed--bright, colorful and wildly vivid beyond belief. Mousset paints, sculpts and puts together live performance pieces. The first… MORE
Coloring Book Clothing
Coloring Book Clothing
Acrylicana Hand-Paints Your Garments
Acrylicana assures you that the clothing you're wearing is unique. The brand offers hand-painted clothes that are one of a kind. Acrylicana's Etsy shop offers exclusive hand-painted shoes with funny drawings… MORE
Designer Pencil Crayons
Designer Pencil Crayons
Marc Jacobs Bookmarc Collection is About Chic Stationery
It seems Marc Jacobs never misses any opportunity to show his design talent. The Marc Jacobs Bookmarc collection is his latest endeavor and it's all about stationery. The Marc Jacobs Bookmarc collection… MORE
Colorful Morphsuits
Colorful Morphsuits
Transform Yourself into a Box of Crayons
These colorful Morphsuits are enclosed catsuits that come in an array of glorious shades and sizes and are perfect for ruling the dance floor or getting together with friends to recreate a yummy bag of… MORE
World Cup Crayon Carvings
World Cup Crayon Carvings
Diem Chau's World Cup Crayons are Stunning Sports Sculptures
Diem Chau's World Cup crayon carvings can only be described as stunning. The incredibly talented artist carved these for a press kit for Nike's 'Write the Future' campaign. Diem Chau's crayon art never… MORE
Activist Coloring Books
Activist Coloring Books
Artist Justin White's Lighthearted Depiction of the BP Oil Spill
Artist Justin White's lighthearted depiction of the BP oil spill comes in the form of a whimsical yet thought-provoking grown-up coloring page. The creative artist produces tons of fun digital art, and… MORE
Coloring Book Interiors
Coloring Book Interiors
The Belenko Baroque Revival is a Blast From the Past
Ukrainian studio Belenko’s Baroque Revival for this boutique is absolutely beautiful. The gift shop that they remodeled is full of creativity and imagination as it takes inspiration from a traditional… MORE
Crayola Yourself
Crayola Yourself
Diem Chau Turns Your Face into a Crayon Sculpture
Diem Chau is a talented sculptor and her latest work includes America favorite childhood coloring toys…Crayons! So if you ever wanted to have your face turned into a Crayon sculpture, look no further.… MORE
Wearable Color Pencils
Wearable Color Pencils
The Maria Cristina Belluci Jewelry Line is Vibrant
Maria Cristina Belluci’s jewelry line is absolutely colortastic! Not a jewelry designers to throw away her color pencils after they lose their edge, she has collected them all and saved them to fashion… MORE
Fashionable Activity Books
Fashionable Activity Books
The Sneaker Colouring Book is for Growing Sneaker Freaks
The Sneaker Colouring Book is just what grown-up coloraholics like me have been dying for. I’m not afraid to admit that I still enjoy coloring books, but I’m always coloring princesses, ponies and 'Sesame… MORE

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