Blitsy's Top Ten Coloring Books!

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Feeling stressed and anxious? Adult coloring books are a proven therapeutic solution. These days coloring books are a rapidly growing trend for adults and it's easy to see why! There are tons of coloring books to choose from, so Blitsy has compiled a list of our Top Ten best-selling coloring books to help you decide which one is right for you. Instead of staring at your computer screen and your phone, take some time for yourself and color. You'll be feeling more calm and relaxed in no time!

Lark Books - Tropical World Coloring Book Adventure

We love Millie's intricate style of illustration! This coloring book encourages you to make your own mark, by adding color and texture to parrots, elephants, exotic plants, armadillos, peacocks and tons of other members of the Tropical Rainforest! This book will bring enjoyment to anyone who is looking for a creative outlet or a mindful and relaxing activity. 96 pages. Available here!

The Art of Mindfulness - Peace & Calm Coloring Book

We all know that sometimes with the everyday hustle of our lives, it becomes difficult to focus on the present moment. This coloring book, which is reviewed in great detail by Peta Hewitt in her video, is full of beautiful, tranquil and detailed imagery. The Peace & Calm Coloring Book is ideal for coloring your worries away! Paperback, 96 pages. Available here!

Chronicle Books - Secret Garden Coloring Book

By now you've probably heard about the Secret Garden Coloring Book from Johanna Basford. It's one of the most popular adult coloring books out there! Gaze at the interactive activity book in this video from ColoringKaria. You will be taken on a ramble through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed pen and ink illustrations- all waiting to be brought to life through coloring! We love that this coloring book is suitable for adults and children and the alluring imagery that will have you lost in the Secret Garden! Softcover; 96 pages. Available here!

Secret Garden The Artist's Edition - Softcover

From the publisher that brought you the hugely successful Secret Garden by Johanna Basford comes this special new Artist's Edition! Our favorite feature of this version of the coloring book is the extra sturdy, thick paper you're provided with. The paper quality makes it perfect for pulling out and framing your finished colored masterpiece! Filled with intricate and hand-drawn illustrations of flora and fauna, you'll feel relaxed in no time! Available here!

Chronicle Books Enchanted Forest Coloring Book

The Enchanted Forest Coloring Book created by Johanna Basford, is just as stunning as her wildly popular "Secret Garden." As can see from this walkthrough provided by Peta Hewitt, we begin at the entrance to the forest, then the journey progresses through woodland, rocky caves and tree-lined mazes, over streams and a waterfall, across the tree tops, to finally reach a castle. What we love about this coloring book is the hidden symbols buried throughout the book. It's your job as the artist to find all of the symbols and solve the final coloring puzzle! Softcover; 84 pages. Available here!

Sterling Publishing Mandala Meditation Coloring Book

Coloring mandalas, traditional, intricate circular designs, can be a meditative, relaxing, and creative practice for children and adults alike. The word "mandala" is from the classical Indian language of Sanskrit. Loosely translated to mean "circle," a mandala is far more than a simple shape. This coloring book is filled with 90 different mandalas for your coloring pleasure. This coloring book is especially wonderful because once you complete a coloring page you can remove it and the page can become great home decor that you easily match to any room! 96 pages. Available here!

Lark Coloring Book - Animal Kingdom

This is the perfect gift all the animal lovers in your life! Enter Millie Marotta's captivating Animal Kingdom featuring everything from beautiful birds to fantastic fish and delicate dragonflies to elaborately decorated elephants, demonstrated in this video from Peta Hewitt. Lose yourself in her beautiful illustrations and make them your own! Softcover; 96 pages. Available here!

The Art of Mindfulness- The Art Of Relaxation Coloring Book

From the Art of Mindfulness Collection comes The Art of Relaxation. This coloring book is actually a bit more difficult to find than some of the others on this list, so get it while you can! We love that you can use this coloring book as a diary without words. The pages in this book have incredibly detailed pictures, designed to ease the stress from your day and relax you! Flexibound, 128 pages. Available here!

The Art Of Mindfulness- Happy & Energized Coloring Book

Happy & Energized comes from The Art of Mindfulness Collection. Let us be the first to tell you that the illustrations in the book truly give you that "Happy" feeling! With the beautiful floral and animal designs scattered throughout, it would be impossible not to be in a good mood when you're finished with your colored masterpiece! Paperback, 96 page. Available here!

The Art of Mindfulness- Relaxed And Focused Coloring

The Art of Mindfulness - Relaxed And Focused will help you become just that. Mindfulness is the word of the moment and now you can practice staying focused on the present moment while creating something beautiful at the same time! Filled with soothing scenes and patterns to color in, this exquisite book will help anyone seeking a mindful state relax, focus, and achieve their goal of inner peace. Paperback, 96pp. Available here!