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Fabulous & Free Chalkboard Fonts

These are some of my favorite fabulous and FREE chalkboard fonts that work great in digital designs, or with stencils to hand-letter the real thing!

As of this post’s publication, they’re all available for free online (most are available free for personal use only, so please double check their terms of use). You can find a link to each font below the image. Enjoy!

Fabulous & Free Chalkboard Fonts

Ribeye Marrow | Sketch Block | Schalk | DotNess | Janda Stylish Script | Grutch Shaded | Sandbox Melodrama | Beyond Wonderland | Nineteen Oh Five | Urban Class | Quickie | Orange Juice | KG Broken Vessels Sketch | Janda Curlygirl Pop | Return To Sender | Pea Ellie Bellie  | KG Ten Thousands Reasons Alt | Chalk Hand Lettering Shaded | Vtks Love Love | Who Needs Consistency | King Cool KC | Pea Bev |


More Awesome Chalkboard Fonts!

Be sure and check out some of my other favorite chalkboard font collections too!

Here's a collection of some GORGEOUS hand-scripted chalkboard fonts! | Where The Smiles Have Been

50 MORE Fabulous and Free Chalkboard Fonts

The Best Free Fonts for Birthday Chalkboard Posters! | Where The Smiles Have Been



If you ever thought about turning your own handwriting into a font (admit it, you know you have), I’ve got a tutorial showing you how to do just that (it’s super easy and FREE!):



Aaaaaand, now that you’ve got all these awesome fonts downloaded, you’ll probably want a way to preview them all at once!:

Preview All Your Fonts at the Same Time


I’ve also compiled a list of my favorite sites that offer awesome FREE digital resources! High-quality fonts, SVGs, backgrounds, digital scrapbooking, Photoshop fun….it’s all covered here! And most include commercial rights too!

Where to Find the Best FREE Digital Resources: Fonts, SVGs, Clip Art, & MORE! | Where The Smiles Have Been


How to Make a Birthday Chalkboard Poster

I’ve also written a complete, step-by-step tutorial for how to make a birthday chalkboard poster that you may be interested in!

How to Make a Birthday Chalkboard Poster | Where The Smiles Have Been


And how to turn your awesome chalkboard design into the cutest little photo prop!

How to Make a Birthday Chalkboard Photo Prop | Where The Smiles Have Been #birthday #chalkboard #smashcake


Wanna know how to make a cute little banner for a chalkboard poster?  I’ve got ya covered!

How to Make a Birthday Banner for a Chalkboard Poster | Where The Smiles Have Been


If you’d like to know how to create your own chalkboard poster on a Mac without Photoshop, you can check out a tutorial I created here:

How To Make Your Own Chalkboard Poster on a Mac


Some Projects Using These Chalkboard Fonts

I used some of the above fonts (and dingbats) for my oldest son’s first birthday chalkboard poster:

First Birthday Chalkboard Poster


And for my youngest when he turned one:

How to Make a Birthday Chalkboard Photo Prop | Where The Smiles Have Been #birthday #chalkboard #smashcake


And for my niece’s Classic Alice in Wonderland first birthday chalkboard poster:

Classic Alice in Wonderland First Birthday Chalkboard Poster


And here’s one I made for her second birthday….this one is zoo-themed AND with a photo!

Zoo-Themed Birthday Chalkboard Poster | Where The Smiles Have Been


I made a quick chalkboard sign to announce the upcoming arrival of our next little one, with the help of our firstborn. :)

Sibling Pregnancy Announcement Chalkboard Sign | Where The Smiles Have Been


Here’s a quick sign I did for Rowan’s first day of pre-school!

DIY First Day of School Chalkboard Sign Photo Prop | Where The Smiles Have Been


Some of these also came in handy when making the invitations for my son’s dinosaur first birthday party:

Dinosaur Birthday Part Invitation

And here’s a fun and whimsical family portrait Christmas card I created!

DIY Whimsical Family Portrait Christmas Card | Where The Smiles Have Been #Christmas #card #portrait


Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Thursday 22nd of February 2018

Hello Christine! What a great site you have here!

Could you advise the font you used on the name - BRAYDEN?

Thanks in advance!


Tuesday 22nd of August 2017

Thank you so much for this post! Also, your link to the schalk font does not work.


Tuesday 22nd of August 2017

Thanks for letting me know about the link! This post is three years old now, so some links are bound to get broken in that time. :)


Saturday 10th of September 2016

Hope you still check on comments for this article. I was wondering if you have to use a ton of printer ink every time you make a chalk poster? Do you use a special white ink on black paper?

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