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This article was published on April 19, 2016


Be the star of your own coloring book for just $25

Be the star of your own coloring book for just $25
Kirsty Styles
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Kirsty Styles is a journalist who lives in Hackney. She was previously editor at Tech City News and is now a reporter at The Next Web. She l Kirsty Styles is a journalist who lives in Hackney. She was previously editor at Tech City News and is now a reporter at The Next Web. She loves tech for good, cleantech, edtech, assistive tech, politech (?), diversity in tech.

Adult coloring hit the big time as people looked for IRL ways to get a little ‘me time’ after a long day online at the office – and what could be only slightly more self-indulgent than a coloring book of yourself?

Well, where there’s demand, the Web is never far behind.

Color Me Book is not exactly high-tech, you just have to upload a few choice images to get going, but it’s pretty of the moment, as they say.

The company says it hand-traces each order in Los Angeles, with customers able to get a one-page downloadable image for $5, or for $25 you can get a five-pager delivered to your door.

Color Me Book
Credit: Color Me Book

Color Me Book
Credit: Color Me Book

OK. So $25 on a five-page coloring book of either you or your four-legged friend probably won’t make it into your weekly shopping cart.

But it sounds pretty perfect for a wedding… 30th birthday… Thursday night in…