Summer Voices | Kelly Rae Roberts | Kindness Changes Everything

Been seeing these online and was inspired to create my own. Been putting them up around town. Awesome kindness mission!

I'm on vacation this week and have invited some friends to share their voice here during my time away. Say hello to Kelly Rae Roberts:

Completely and totally inspired by this sign that I stumbled upon online, I decided to make some signs of my own - mine are a bit more artful/pretty but the original message is still so powerful just written on a piece of paper with a black pen, no?

My son and I had the best time making color copies at Kinko's and heading around town putting these up in cafes, grocery stores, and more. I have to say, this is the best way to lift a tough mood, get inspired, and spread some love. There's nothing more heartfully delightful then heading into a grocery store, tacking up this sign by the entrance, only walk out a few minutes later with many of the tabs pulled. LOVE!

I say we all make signs like these and put them up in our neighborhoods, playgrounds, gyms, by atm machines, and on and on. Wouldn't that be awesome? If you do it, be sure to share yours on your blog - let's start a revolution. Because, you know, kindness changes everything.

If you're not up for making your own sign, feel free to download the one above that I made. Just click here to download the pdf, then just hit print, and off you go!

ABOUT KELLY RAE ROBERTS | Kelly Rae is an artist, author, and possibilitarian. She lives in Portland, OR where she creates, loves, learns, and has recently taken up Zumba in an effort to finally lose her baby weight. She has a best selling book, and her artwork can be seen on home decor and gift products sold all around the world. To learn more about her, visit her website at

20 thoughts

  1. Melinda

    2012-07-23 09:24:02 -0400

    I love this so much!!!! Random act of kindness for sure!
    Bless you.

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  2. patty

    2012-07-23 09:55:30 -0400


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  3. borcherding

    2012-07-23 09:56:41 -0400

    LOVE it!!!

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  4. Amy Jackson

    2012-07-23 09:58:33 -0400

    Amazing...and intuitive! Just what I needed today...thank you

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  5. Lisa

    2012-07-23 10:30:50 -0400

    Great idea!

    Also just wanted to say, I wanted to comment on the previous post for a chance in the giveaways (Sponsor Giveaways | Evalicious, Kelly Rae Roberts, Lisa Leonard Designs), but the comment section seems to be closed even though it's only 7:29am PST. :-( sad, for me.

    Oh well.


    Thank you.

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  6. Marsaille

    2012-07-23 11:28:59 -0400

    Thank you! Will do. LOVE this idea.

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  7. Ronnie Crowley

    2012-07-23 11:38:58 -0400

    This is crazy cool! Printing it now!

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  8. Michelle M

    2012-07-23 12:52:59 -0400

    I LOVE this idea especially right now. I live in Aurora, Colorado and we are hurting as a community right now. I think I am going to print some of these this week and put them up around here. Thank you for this! :)

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  9. Angel

    2012-07-23 13:00:12 -0400

    That's awesome !!!

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  10. alexa

    2012-07-23 17:59:54 -0400

    How wonderful is this ... great idea, Kelly!

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  11. KathleenD

    2012-07-23 18:05:32 -0400

    Love this!

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  12. Stephanie

    2012-07-23 20:39:18 -0400

    Absolutely love this!! Thank you so much for the beautiful PDF to enjoy!

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  13. Myra

    2012-07-23 23:08:34 -0400

    What a beautiful idea

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  14. J3SS1C4

    2012-07-23 23:31:31 -0400

    Such a cute idea!!! So want to do this!

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  15. Keianna

    2012-07-24 09:12:56 -0400

    I love this. So cool !!!!

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  16. Susan

    2012-07-24 13:26:50 -0400

    Aw man.....this is so beautiful!

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  17. ARC

    2012-07-24 13:43:41 -0400

    Wow, what a cool idea. Love that you did that, and love even more that you involved your *son*. Awesome.

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  18. Alicia Frieszell

    2012-07-24 18:48:28 -0400

    Love this! I am going to put one up on the bulletin board at work.

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  19. Myra

    2012-07-24 23:31:06 -0400

    I gave it a try. Here is a link:
    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  20. ho landscaping

    2014-05-23 04:22:21 -0400

    Hi there, after reading this awesome post i am also cheerful to
    share my knowledge here with friends.

    * edited 08/11/14 07:50AM
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