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Intro & First 3 Coloring Pages

ireallywannaknow

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Bismillah

Assalaamu alaikum

One day I was in the store, and while my husband was taking his time picking a birthday card for someone, a nearby bookshelf piqued my interest. I glanced over it--mostly cheesy-looking teen romance novels. But there were also quite a lot of children's coloring books for sale. I thumbed through some of the coloring books. Disney princesses galore. And then the idea struck. Why don't I make a Muslim coloring book so that Muslim parents options aren't limited to scantily clad princesses and other non-Muslim characters when buying coloring books for their kids?

So I began. 

InshaAllah my goal is to have a completed book by the end of next summer (20-25 pages). In the meantime I am selling individual page downloads as I complete them. 

I've created this blog so that I can have feedback, advice, suggestions, etc. And of course, shameless self-promotion :) I haven't done any other promotion yet--I wanted to start here on Shiachat because it's more comfortable and I can get some advice. InshaAllah later when I have more pages, I can start branching off to more social media outlets. 

Muslim Hijabi Coloring Book Page Download - Muslimah Lady With MugMuslim Hijabi Coloring Book Page Digital Download - Muslimah Lady and a Bottle Palm Tree

Muslim Hijabi Coloring Book Page Digital Download - Muslimah Lady and Kitten

 

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4 hours ago, notme said:

These are beautiful! My daughter would love to color them and I would too. I would buy a book of these if they were available and affordable. Keep up the good work! 

 

4 hours ago, notme said:

Do you have a website set up yet? Link? Definitely keep us updated.

Thank you! I am still thinking about pricing... I wonder what I can price it at so that it is worth the time and effort but is also practical and affordable. Right now I foresee the finished book costing about $10, for 20-25 pages.

I don't have my own website yet, just an etsy page where you can download those 3 coloring pages for $1.25 each. http://www.etsy.com/shop/TzahArt

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Don't under price yourself. I would pay not more than $15 including shipping for a really nice coloring book, but I'm a major cheapskate. 

What about coloring apps? A lot of people are using those nowadays. One of my daughter's favorites is called something like "Princess Coloring Book". I actually don't pay for apps, as a policy, (like I said, cheapskate) but other people do - it's something to consider.

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1 hour ago, notme said:

Don't under price yourself. I would pay not more than $15 including shipping for a really nice coloring book, but I'm a major cheapskate. 

What about coloring apps? A lot of people are using those nowadays. One of my daughter's favorites is called something like "Princess Coloring Book". I actually don't pay for apps, as a policy, (like I said, cheapskate) but other people do - it's something to consider.

My husband suggested the same, but I'm like you--I've never paid for an app in my life and I never plan to. So I'm not interested to make something that I wouldn't pay for myself lol. Plus I'm very technology incompetent so it's just not something I get excited about. 

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10 hours ago, _Fatima said:

Wa'aleykum Assalam, dear Sister.

Very beautiful and delicately designed. Keep up the brilliant process! 

 

7 hours ago, silasun said:

I can't wait to have an army of daughters and buy them these awesome books, iA!

Keep up the good work!

Lol :) Alhamdulillah thank you! 

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