Kindness Matters ~ Chalkboard

As a mom, I feel like my voice is silent – even when I am shouting.
{oh….do I shout? – kindly, I’m sure =)}

I like to think that small messages get noticed.

Like this one in our hallway.

I painted the center of this shipping crate lid in chalkboard paint and stained over the frame that had over-spray of paint and some stamped words saying –
I like the “roughness” of the frame. There’s even a hammered dent in the center.
(somebody got a hold of my tools)

But I like the simple words the best.

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Simple but VERY important!! Love the chalkboard 🙂

Leslie Harris

I completely agree. Not only did you do a wonderful job putting together this chalkboard, but the simplicity of the message is so powerful. Love it! Leslie Harris (Gwen Moss)


wonderful way to teach a simply message, holly:) love it!

The Bold Abode

I need one of those on every wall in every room! Love it, girl!

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That was a great way to reuse the bottom of a crate! I love the simple message. Good idea. Now, when your kids are fighting, you can just point to the sign and make them read it again. LOL!


Darn right it does!Bliss

Down to Earth Style

I know you are kind – you will always be remembered as kind, fun and happy by me. Don't go anywhere, though. Blogland loves you!

Down to Earth Style

Jewel is still one of my favs. I know that song – love it. Thanks for reminding me of that tune. I will try to keep it stuck in my head,

20 North Ora

I'm a firm believer in instilling life's lessons in children and this is an awesome way to do it.Judy


The phrase on here is perfect. Love it!!!Cynthia

Julia Terpstra

IT SURE DOES! A while ago, my kids were being so unkind I started to worry. Was I modeling this meanness? I put so many reminders to \”Be Kind\” around our house we couldn't move without seeing one. I love yours! Sometimes the simplest messages are the ones that stick! xoxo jules


Two words that say so much! I love it!


What a wonderful quote and perfect on your pretty chalkboard!

Shabby chic Sandy

Love your chalkboard! Your lettering looks great…and the sentiment is perfect!

Gee Singh Newbanks

Nice!!! Like the simplicity of the sentiment. Kindness does matter. I think we are all guilty of forgetting it at times :-(Have a wonderful weekend Holly. Hugs,Gee


Kindness does matter. I told my hubby that if I die I would hope the one thing people would remember is that I tried to always be a kind person- xo Diana

The Bashful Nest

Kindness matters more everyday, it's nice to have a reminder of that. I love chalkboards, must be the teacher in me.Have a great weekend.xoxo Michelle.

Shelly Hardage-Wilkerson

One of my favorite quotes is from a song by Jewel, \”In the end, only kindness matters.\” I love this idea for a quote on a chalkboard. Very nicely done!