Make a Coloring Page Bookmark

Make a bookmark using finished coloring pages. Instructions at

Adult coloring books are a great way to relax and unwind after a long day, but what do you do with the finished pages besides framing them or leaving them closed up in the coloring books?  You can craft with them, including making this coloring page bookmark from your finished colored designs.  You can see your pretty pages every day, without taking up the space a full framed page needs. … Continue reading →

Road Trip Travel Binder for Tweens

Make a Tween Travel Binder | Carla Schauer Designs. Cute binder instructions and links to free tween travel game printables.

Are we there yet? How much longer until we get there? Mom! He’s squishing me! Not your idea of a fantastic road trip?  Me either.  That’s why I do my best to head off the whining before it has a chance to start with a road trip travel binder for tweens.   I’ve told you why we (mostly) don’t use electronics on road trips and try to use more old-school … Continue reading →

A Case of the Mondays Coloring Book

A Case of the Mondays Coloring Book by Carla Schauer. A hilarious coloring book for real life!

Holy hand cramps, Batman!  My coloring book is finally finished.  I feel a little like Dr. Frankenstein.  “It’s Aliiiiive!”   It’s been a labor of love, and sarcasm, but my A Case of the Mondays adult coloring book is finally ready for purchase.     About A Case of the Mondays There are more coloring books out there telling you to shine and dream than you can shake a colored pencil … Continue reading →

Valentine Heart Bookmarks to Print and Color

Print Valentine Bookmarks for school. Free printable bookmarks for kids to color from Carla Schauer Designs.

Let’s hear it for love…of books!  There’s nothing better than curling up under a snuggly blanket with a nice thick book.  Of course, I love little books and somewhere-in-the-middle books too.  And even though e-readers are convenient, there’s just something about flipping through well-loved pages that makes my heart happy. I designed a printable bookmark to share with you, my fellow bookworms, filled with hearts to color.  Use your favorite … Continue reading →

Snarky Little Christmas Gift Tags

Free funny holiday gift tags from Carla Schauer Designs at

You’ve been decking the halls and fighting the crowds, plus the garland you shoved in the back of the crawl space last January is still missing. The wrapping paper is gone, and the kids are bonking each other with the empty tubes.  You need a laugh, and you need it now.  I’ve got you covered with these printable gift tags that say what you really want to.  Snark.  It’s what’s … Continue reading →