If you are a fan of fonts, raise your hand. I love fonts! Love, LoVe, LOVE fonts. There is nothing like the thrill of going online, looking for, and downloading free fonts. It is like going shopping for stuff that you actually get to keep, and not paying a thing for it. Nothing. Nil. Nada. Zero. Zilch. Have I made my point?
There are lots of sites out there that have free fonts that you can download. Some that I have used and really like are:
There are lots of sites out there that have free fonts that you can download, but let me just add a disclaimer here, I am not a computer expert. Trust me, I wish I was. My teenaged boys (aka “computer geniuses”) have all grown up and flown the coop, so I pretty much just “wing it” now. See what I did there… two bird metaphors in one sentence. An-y-way, I have heard that not all free font sites out there are reputable so I Googled the subject and found this helpful article, “The Top 10 Places to Find Free Fonts”. The article has lots of good information if you are new to the font downloading scene, including how to download them onto your computer. With all of the thousands of fonts out there, why would anyone settle for Comic Sans, Calibri, or Tehama?
Now to the Dingbats (finally, right?). What in the world IS a dingbat? According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary:
DingBat pdf Go ahead, click on the DingBat link! I’ll wait…….
Now YOU can download these dingbats cheat sheets, print out the pages and ding to your heart’s content.
Here are some examples from the pdf:
Isn’t that awesome? Granted, this list only includes the dingbats that I have on my computer right now, but I’m thinking it is time to go “shopping” for some more free dingbats.
Now, it is YOUR turn to go “batty” with dingbats!