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Chalk Love

As I mentioned in my previous post, today was back to school day.  Last week a friend posted a link to a website called Kindness Girl, who described something she called Guerrilla Goodness: Sidewalk Chalk.  I posted the link to my group of mom friends, and got such a great response, that we decided to spread a little of our own Chalk Love in honor of Back to School.  Here are a few of my favorite images taken last night and this morning as we decorated the school to spread a little back-to-school cheer to our kiddos.

Huge thanks to all who came out and volunteered – especially Alison, Nicole and Kate who took my suggestion and made it into a reality.  We had about 20-30 helpers, and it took less than an hour to get it all done.  Can’t wait to do it all again next year!! :)

  • September 7, 2010 - 2:16 pm

    Alison Burke - AWESOME!

  • September 7, 2010 - 2:26 pm

    Catina - This turned out great! How awesome and good for you for organizing it!

  • September 7, 2010 - 2:39 pm

    Sara Ippolito - This looks awesome! What a great idea!

  • September 7, 2010 - 3:07 pm

    patience - Oh Kelly!!! You guys went all out! AND how amazing that there were 20-30 of you all doing kindness work together…so sweet! Thank you for sharing these with us.

  • September 7, 2010 - 5:13 pm

    Miss. Megan - What a beautiful project!!!
    I wish when I went to school some wonderful parent(s) would have done something magical like this for us!!
    Have a beautiful day,

  • September 7, 2010 - 5:51 pm

    Kate - Kelly — Thank you so much for sparking this magnificent idea! We had so much fun creating our chalk “masterpieces” and I have a feeling this is the beginning of a wonderful tradition. Your images capture the spirit perfectly!

  • September 8, 2010 - 8:10 am

    chalk kindness+community=love « Kindnessgirl - […] Chalk Love was all about community this year. Hundreds of kids, parents, teachers, administrators, lovely photographers, even kind friends in the neighborhood, people all over the country left notes of love and […]

  • September 8, 2010 - 8:34 am

    Tweets that mention Chalk Love » Kelly Nelson Photography -- - […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Patience Salgado, Bounce. Bounce said: so blissed out over the first day sidewalk chalk love project! #kindness (via @kindnessgirl) […]