Like most Mums I would love nothing more than a homemade card for Mother’s Day this year and with this in mind, I am delighted to have these fab free mothers day colouring cards designed by the delightful Tasha Goddard Illustration.
Free Mother’s Day Colouring Cards
These free Mother’s Day colour cards are beautiful and simple to colour in, although if you are more talented than me you can shade them too.
It doesn’t matter if you have a Mum or a Mom, I have two options for you.
I used pencils on this first one and it took me about 15 minutes. I kept it really simple. It really would be the perfect card for a tween or tween who doesn’t like making cards to give this mother’s day.
Maxi started colouring the next one and used gel pens.
I know that I would be delighted with this card on Mother’s Day.
Download your Free Mother’s Day Colouring Cards
Free Mother’s Day Colouring Card – MOM card
Free Mother’s Day Colouring Cards – MUM Card
If you like these, then make sure you are following Mum in the Mad House on Facebook, where I share more printables. I would also love you to come and share your colouring creations with me there too.
Plus if you use the code FEBTHX16 over at Tasha’s shop then you can get 20% off until the end of Feb 2016.
More Free Adult Coloring Pages
Spring Flower colouring pages
Inspirational Colouring pages
2016 Calendar to colour
Free colouring pages for adults
Mummy and me colouring pages
More great colouring pages for adults
Halloween colouring pages
Free Festive colouring pages
Christmas colouring pages roundup
Art Therapy Colouring Pages
I used the boys Staedtler Noris colour pencils (Affiliate links – UK Link/US Link) to colour this flower colouring page and I was really impressed with their bright colours and the selection of colours, plus they are less than £5 for a pack of 24.
Make sure you are also following my ultimate list of adult colouring pages
I am often asked what products I use and I am a big advocate of using the best supplies you can afford. It is really frustrating to use pencils that keep snapping or refuse to blend well, oh and don’t get me started on pens that bleed through the paper. I always buy the best quality I can afford, not just for me but for my kids too. I want colouring to be a joyful experience. These are mine and the
These are mine and the MiniMad’s suggestions to you. Our tried and tested favourites. When I first started colouring I just pinched the boy’s products, which is why adult colouring is so accessible and over the period of a year I now have my own supplies!
We are currently loving using Staedtler Triplus colour pens (UK Link/US Link) – they do not bleed through the paper, which is great for adults and kids and they are really bright. Plus you can get different nib sizes (UK LInk/US Link), my niece has the 3mm nib ones (I bought her them for Christmas and she adores them). I also love the way they stand up in the packaging, so you can see the colours.
For a more inexpensive pen, we like the BIC kids coloring pens. These are great with minimal bleed through the paper and last for ages if you forget to put the lid back on (yes I am guilty of this)! (UK Link/US Link).
Again we have two distinct favourites. One high quality and the other medium. Staedtler Ergosoft pencils are great value. They are soft and blendable and last really well. These are our go to pencils for pretty much everything (UK Link/US Link), they are not paying me to say this – honest! These are the pencils that the boys use for all their work and colouring too.
If money was no object then it would be Prismacolor pencils. I was introduced to these by the amazing illustrator Jennie Maizels (go check out her sketchbook club, you can thank me later). They are blendable, fantastic colours, durable and everything you could need, but are at the top of the price range. (UK Link/US Link)
As you are printing off these pages you can control the quality of the paper and unlike colouring books that you buy, you can print one sided (whoop). I print a lot of my pages on standard copier paper and if you have good quality art supplies then that is fine, however, if you are planning on framing or keeping your artwork then it would be better to print on a higher quality of paper. Or if you plan on painting them, then you can print onto inkjet watercolour paper (UK Link/US Link). For standard colouring get some bleed proof paper and use it to print off your pages (UK Link/US Link).
You need to have a good quality pencil sharpener for your pencils. I LOVE my standard office supplies one. It can be adjusted to sharpen to a killer point or to a more blunt edge and there is something therapeutic about the crank handle and all the shavings being collected (UK Link/US Link)! We use a Staedtler pencil sharpener for our on the go one and this is the one we keep in pencil cases (UK Link/US Link).The other must have for me is a clipboard. I am often found colouring in downstairs on the sofa on an evening (I try to reduce screens on a night) and rather than rest on a book I use a clipboard (UK Link/US Link).
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