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15 Fabulous Free Fonts

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The other day I had a reader ask me where I get all my fonts (I admit, I do have a lot). I've bought a few, but actually most of my favorites are ones I downloaded for free, or came with my computer. If you're anything like me, you love free stuff, so I thought I'd share their names so you too can expand your font collection without spending a dime. Here they are--fifteen fabulous free fonts!

15 fabulous free fonts | At Home in Love

1. Dawning of a New Day // 2. Bebas: With clean, modern fonts like this one or Futura medium, I often increase the tracking (the space between the letters) // 3. Janda Stylish Script // 4. Frontage Outline: The rest of this font is not free, but you can get the outline version by "paying" with a tweet or a facebook post. // 5. Sail // 6. Futura Medium: This came with my computer. If you have it on yours, you should definitely use it--it's my go-to! Simple without being boring, it looks good with just about anything. // 7. Fontleroy Brown // 8. Brannboll // 9. Pea Matt & Kari: There are tons of fun handwriting fonts at this site--you can even submit your own handwriting! I have several of their fonts; this is one of my favorites, probably because it's pretty similar to my handwriting. // 10. Agent C // 11. Prophecy Script // 12. Quicksand: I recently started using this font a lot and I love it! The "Q" on it is especially cute. It's the font I used for this post. // 13. Didot: This also came with my computer, so if yours doesn't have it I'm sorry! It's pretty in regular, bold, or italic. // 14. Impact Label: This is fun novelty font, that looks like old Dymo labels. I haven't used it in any posts, but I think it would be cute for scrapbooking or card-making. // 15. Arsenale White

Do you have any favorite fonts, free or otherwise? Leave their name(s) in the comments so we can all check them out!

P.S. I've written some new font posts since this one--check them out here and here.

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  1. Posted by kelsey on Monday, August 5th, 2013

    oh i do love janda! i have been using a lot of free fonts lately too!
    kw ladies in navy
  2. Posted by Courtney on Monday, August 5th, 2013

    Great minds think alike, we both did font posts today! :)

    xo, Courtney
    shabbyloveschic
  3. Posted by Rachel Lewis on Monday, August 5th, 2013

    Ahh! Love this! I am always looking for good new fonts.
    My favorites right now are Sail, Parisish, and Neo-Retro Draw
    • Posted by Aileen on Monday, August 5th, 2013

      I just downloaded Parisish and Neo-Retro Draw! Thanks so much for sharing :) Love them both.
  4. Posted by Natalie on Monday, August 5th, 2013

    Confused & Bummed :( I downloaded a couple of these fonts and it says the trial period has expired and I that I cannot open it or use it. Help me... anyone?
    • Posted by Aileen on Monday, August 5th, 2013

      Hi Natalie! Which ones did you try to download? I'll try to figure it out/update the links for you :)
  5. Posted by Jenn V. on Monday, August 5th, 2013

    I am so excited that you shared these with us! I am SO in need of some new, fresh fronts. Thanks, Aileen.
    • Posted by Aileen on Monday, August 5th, 2013

      You're welcome, Jenn :)
  6. Posted by Elisabeth on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

    Wow, thank you so much Aileen! I must admit, I guess I was that reader, but I can't express how happy you just made me with this post! :)

    xxx
    E from Helsinki
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/
  7. Posted by Kristen @WhateverIsLovelier on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

    Fontleroy Brown is sooo Great Gatsby! I love it. Thank you for sharing these with us!!
  8. Posted by Bettina on Sunday, August 11th, 2013

    Thanks for sharing these! I especially love the Bebas and Quicksand. I'll totally be using those two in a post next week. I love when bloggers share their favorite font selections!
    • Posted by Aileen on Monday, August 12th, 2013

      You're welcome! Quicksand is my current fave--I've been using it all the time!
  9. Posted by Stacey Vincent on Monday, August 12th, 2013

    I LOVE fonts! You can never have too many!
  10. Posted by Megan Rockey on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

    Did you have any trouble downloading the frontage font? I shared on my facebook page but I didn't see a download link. Thanks!
    • Posted by Aileen on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

      No, I don't think I had any trouble...but I got it about a year ago. Try this link: https://www.paywithatweet.com/pay/index?id=70b1023b08cf7884550f2ffda6892bb8 I think once you post, you'll need to click the "access now" bar.
  11. Posted by Interiors on Monday, August 26th, 2013

    I am a huge lover of fonts and this is a huge collection, I must say – most of them eye-catching and great for professional designs.
    • Posted by Aileen on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

      Thank you!
  12. Posted by Lindsay Hooten on Monday, August 26th, 2013

    what font did u use for under the sample of font...like "didot and arsenale white" thanks!!
    • Posted by Aileen on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

      Hi Lindsay! It's Futura Medium.
  13. Posted by ELBKÖCHIN on Friday, August 30th, 2013

    very nice presentation of the fonts. thank you!
  14. Posted by Kayla on Sunday, September 8th, 2013

    This post is amazing, thank you so much! Some of the font websites can be so overwhelming-- so to have them displayed like this is so helpful!
  15. Posted by Lindsay on Sunday, September 15th, 2013

    Thanks! Found on Pinterest! going to download now! Adorable blog lady!
  16. Posted by Ces on Friday, December 6th, 2013

    Great compilation! I used Janda Stylish and Sail for my daughter's birthday party invites and dessert treats labels. I'll download the others now. :)
    • Posted by Aileen on Saturday, December 7th, 2013

      I’m glad you like them!
  17. Posted by Ces on Friday, December 6th, 2013

    Beautiful blog, btw! :D
  18. Posted by Erik on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

    Some of these aren't free, Futura Medium, for example, is $24.95! Yikes!
    • Posted by Aileen on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

      Hi Erik! It came "free" on my computer (same with Didot), which is why I included it--so you could discover some gems within the fonts you may already have. Sorry for the confusion if your computer doesn't already have Futura! It's one of my favorite fonts though, so I think $25 is totally worth it. I use it a LOT!
  19. Posted by Steph on Friday, January 3rd, 2014

    Thank you so much! I can't wait to try a couple of these, haven't downloaded any fonts before onto my Mac. When I clicked and chose install, that FontForge (I think?) popped up and sounded like it was going to take over my safari/internet? Is that right? Or am I just totally not understanding which wouldn't surprise me. :)
  20. Posted by S on Saturday, January 4th, 2014

    I love these fonts! I'd seen a few of these before but I really liked Quicksand. I'm going to start using it ASAP!

    Thanks for sharing!

    -S

    http://www.thesassylife.com
  21. Posted by emir on Monday, April 28th, 2014

    thanks
  22. Posted by Barb Fuller on Saturday, November 7th, 2015

    I don't see any way to download the free fonts. Where is the download button?
  23. Posted by Nomy on Sunday, March 26th, 2017

    Wow, great Fonts. I love free fonts and I used it for ebook cover designs. I download my fonts from http://www.allfreefonts.net

    Regards
    Nomy
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