Random Acts of Kindness and Free Printable 8×10 Artwork

Last year Boo and I set out to spread handmade gifts across town for Random Acts of Kindness Week:

(click here for direct link to video)

I wanted to do it again and I was excited when Michael’s asked me to come up with a project for their blog The Glue String. The full step-by-step post is featured today here.

random acts of kindness ideas via lilblueboo #roak #quote
We set out today to hand out the canvases….venturing to the cancer center, the hospital, the fire station, restaurants, bus stops etc. I’ll share the video one day soon when I have a chance to edit.

random acts of kindness for kids #raok #quote #gift

 

I love doing this each year…..not only is it a chance to spread kindness, it’s also a chance for Boo to learn to interact with people she doesn’t know and work on her shyness.

random acts of kindness stories #raok via lilblueboo.com

And we can share quotes we love for others to hopefully be inspired by:

 

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” ― Aesop

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ― Aesop #quote

All the quotes in one place:

random acts of kindness quotes (our 2014 random act of kindness project) #raok  via lilblueboo Ashley Hackshaw

 

They were pretty simple to make:

Spray Paint.

Liquitex spray paint project #roak

Write with paint pen Sharpie.

Make mini canvases with quotes #quote #tutorial #diy #raok

And since we can’t give one to everyone….for you today…..free printable artwork. Download at the bottom of the post!Free Printable 8x10 Kindness Quote via Ashley Hackshaw / lilblueboo.com

 

 

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St. Patrick’s Day Free Printables

St. Patrick's Day Free Printables via lilblueboo.com

 

Some of our favorite free St. Patrick’s Day printables to make the holiday a little extra fun!

Free Valentine’s Day Fonts

Our favorite FREE Valentine's Day fonts via lilblueboo.com

click links below to download:

jules love | loverboy | hey cutie | heart sweet heart | loveness two |dj candy heart | love letters | cupid de locke | heartland | contribute | vanessa’s valentine | heart doodles | lobster two | little days | scroll doodle available here

Click here to see more of our favorite free fonts.

 

 

Favorite Free Chalkboard Fonts

 

Lil Blue Boo's Favorite Free Chalkboard Fonts and Free Chalkboard Paper Download via lilblueboo.com

click links below to download:

 

clementine sketch | road movie | kraft nine | chalk hand lettering shaded | handy george | eraser | return to sender | kg eyes wide open | sketch block | objectum | blackboard | respective | scroll doodle available here

 

Click the image below to get your free chalkboard backgrounds and learn how to make tiny chalkboard necklaces:

free chalkboard digital paper download via lilblueboo.com

 

Chalkboard Necklaces (With Chalkboard Download)

How to Make Chalkboard Necklaces (with Chalkboard Download) via lilblueboo.com

 

These little chalkboard necklaces are easy to make. There are a few different ways to make them depending on what kind of bezel or pendant you decide to use:

Supplies Needed: How to Make Chalkboard Necklaces (with Chalkboard Download) via lilblueboo.com

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Favorite Free Festive Holiday Fonts

Favorite FREE festive holiday fonts! Click for links via lilblueboo.com

 

kingthings willow | many weatz | santa’s sleigh | jellyka beesantique handwriting | ornamenal versals | st. nicholas | candy cane | christmas flakes | mountains of christmas | kingthings gothique | christmas on crack | ornamental | snowflake dingbats | frosty

 

 

*Products used: Doodle Mix Overlay Set.

Social Media Icons | A Free Download (Updated)

Note: These icons have been updated. I didn’t realize that Twitter had recently rebranded to the bird instead of the lowercase “t” so these icons reflect their new guidelines. -Ashley

Social media icons - free download - via lilblueboo.com

Ashley had the great idea that I should offer some fun and colorful social media icons for use on your blogs or websites. So, I made a Scribble Set and a Sketchy Set in bright, happy colors.

Social media icons / buttons - free download - via lilblueboo.com

 

Click HERE to download the Scribble Set.

Click HERE to download the Sketchy Set.

Have a great weekend!

Stephanie Corfee Artist for lilblueboo.com

June 2012 Tutorial Roundup

white balance by gayle vehar for lilblueboo.com

dollar coupon printables via lilblueboo.com photography cheat sheet by gayle vehar for lilblueboo.com

better photos in the summer sun by gayle vehar for lilblueboo boys of summer free printable art via lilblueboo

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photography Field Guide Download

Let’s face it—when learning photography, it is hard to remember what all the photography terms mean and do!

Today I thought I would share a simple little photography guide that you can download and print for your camera bag or add to your phone images to access anywhere. Hopefully it will help those of your trying to learn to use manual learn a little faster AND those of you who want better photos understand aperture, shutter speed, and ISO a little better!

 

Download the Photography Field Guide by clicking the image below! Happy photographing!

 

Photography Field Guide / Cheat Sheet Free Download via lilblueboo.com

 

manual photography cheat sheet by Gayle Vehar for lilblueboo.com

 

Fill-In-the-Blank Thank You Note for Teacher | Free Printable

We are thrilled to be welcoming Stephanie Corfee as a new contributing Lil Blue Boo Author!  Stephanie is no stranger to Lil Blue Boo. She has shared several printables here with our readers and her artwork has graced LBB dresses for 2 years now. Stephanie will be here every week sharing a different printable for you to enjoy.

Stephanie Corfee is a freelance artist and designer living in Malvern, PA. She has a colorful, bohemian and whimsical personal aesthetic. All of Stephanie’s contributing posts will be linked up here.

 

Fill-in-the-blank Thank you Card for Teacher free printable via lilblueboo.com

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to be joining the LBB team contributing printables for ya’ll to download. Look for fun and easy little projects and treats coming your way!

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