Coloring Book Magnets

Turn your finished adult coloring book pages into small magnets to decorate your refrigerator, desk, office space and more!
By  Breighanne Eggert  



  • Coloring book page
  • Mini stretched canvases, 3”x3”
  • Small round magnets
  • Small decorative brads (optional)


  • Colored pencils
  • Acrylic paints in colors of choice
  • Foam paintbrush
  • Adhesives: spray adhesive, hot glue gun and sticks 

basic supplies

  • Scissors or paper cutter

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Project Instructions

1. Color page of choice using colored pencils. Cut page into 2½” squares.


2. Paint outside edges and fronts of mini canvases using acrylic paint and foam brush; let dry.

3. Spray backs of square coloring book pages with spray adhesive and adhere onto canvas. Fasten decorative brads in corners of each canvas for additional embellishment as desired.

4. Adhere magnets to back of each canvas frame with hot glue gun.