Thursday, April 8, 2010

Park Presents

It's so lovely outside that I decided to go to the park and leave little presents for everyone!
I got chalk for the kids,

Tennis balls for the dogs,

and flowers for the adults.

Although, they look quite happy playing with the chalk!

111 comments:

Erin said...

FUN!!!

rt r said...

I could only see the last pic!!

There's a message in the other pic's frames, that the picture is currently unavailable - Flickr

Jenny Hillman said...

SO sweet! What a lovely, thoughtful act of kindness.
Hugs!!
xo Jenny

Karen Travels said...

I love this! I so would have played with the chalk too!!

Rachael Thomas said...

AWWWW! amazing!!

Muckyfingers said...

What an amazing person you are :)

Inspired by you said...

awwwww that is so sweet and kind! :D
xxx

Melissa~ said...

I would took a flower, and write in the floor," Katie, you rock!"

Kisses Dear!

lizsong said...

just delightful! what a fabulous idea.

Charmalade said...

Katie, your ideas are so continuously original and sweet and awesome that I want to "borrow/steal" them and share it with my town, too. :) It's stealing for the good, I swear.

Toast with Charmalade

Teresa said...

you inspire me to be a better person!

CountessLaurie said...

Sooo sweet. I want to live near you!!

laynemarie said...

You are so inspiring! It seems like everything you do brings happiness to people all around you. And that's a very special thing. :))

mein melon said...

such lovely presents :) love love love the chalks!

Lunacy said...

You are an amazing person, i would like to meet you. You do wonderful things for people. You are my hero and i really would love to be like you.

♥ D.M. said...

This is such an fantastic idea. Your neighbourhood is so fortunate to have a bright shining star like you! You are so inspiring!

xo alittlereverie.blogspot.com

BethanySusan said...

what an amazing idea! i want to do this someday..

lindsey said...

how fun. you are inspiring me to create my own version of happy!

xo

Ashley Lynn Fry said...

You are so awesome!

xo

LovelyAnomaly said...

As always, simply adorable.

Yesterday I blew bubbles outside my apartment window to see if people would notice. =)

Amber, That's Me! said...

How fun- that could make anyone smile!

kelli said...

you're so sweet!=)

KtShortcake said...

Sooooo Much FUN!!! I would definitely have played with the chalk! There are green chalk footprints all over my garden, inspired by you! xx

Aury said...

Awww thats so sweet of you Katie :)
LOVE !!!

Diana said...

This is so sweet! I love it!

Al, Wendy, Max, and Lil said...

fantastic!

misa~ said...

i love what you do, katie!

Larysse Tavares said...

I wuold love to draw a smiling doll and your Moo on the ground too! :)

Tea Ho said...

you. make. me. SO. Happy.

<3

Kite Tails said...

I love how your photos always brighten my day! Awesome!
Thank you!

Stephanie said...

you are AWESOME!

Rachael said...

What a great idea!!! Did people take the flowers or did they think they cost money?

Kara said...

AWESOME!

Mari CRS said...

WOOOW!!

It looks so cool!!!

i wish i lived by...So SO SOOOO MUCH FUN!

:)

Farmgirl Paints said...

fabulous;)

With Love, Jamie said...

You are the cutest! What a sweet act of kindness & how fun!! :)

Sara B said...

Is this McGolrick?!

the chopping block said...

Thank you for making the world a better place. I also want to applause the adults who took the time to play.

Trish said...

Thank you for all your sunshine that you spread, it is so wonderful!! You make my heart so happy! XXOOX

Maria-Thérèse afiori.com said...

:D

Even on the suckiest day, you make us smile!

look a little closer said...

i love this! :) happy sunshine day!

www.lookalittlecloser.com/blog

colormekatie said...

You are all so sweet, thank you!

@Sarah B- Yes it is! Everything is still there so go grab some flowers! =)

sbonifaz said...

fantabulous idea!! makes me want to find some chalk and draw outside. :)

OooKellyNicky said...

Wow, so ready for summer looking at the first pic!! Love the red flowers in the background, it's such a great contrast with the blue infront.

www.kellynicky.blogspot.com

Caroline said...

Oh that looks like a ton of fun! How sweet of you!

Kristyn said...

Everyone has the ability to brighten someone's day, you actually make it happen. I love this!

Kate said...

Your ideas always make me smile!

xx

Felicity said...

Brilliant, what a great gift!!!

Sunny Brynn said...

SO GREAT! props to you me lady.

JessieB said...

what a great idea! i would have been out there drawing on the sidewalk, too.

Anonymous said...

your fun happy self makes me smile, thank you :)

10Yen said...

That is amazing what a lovely idea. I love how the "adults" love the chalk! Your so very inspiring Katie!

Gandhali said...

you are super awesome and super lovely, katie!! you are such an inspiration, and i'm planning to do "little surprises" where i live now ... :D

tywo said...

Amazing!

LOVE!

Miy said...

ooohh.. they're lucky to have such colorful Santa Clause like youuuu.. I wish I were there I'd like to have the flower and the chalk. oh.

thepicnicgirl.blogspot.com

Koey said...

Great idea! These present're simple but wonderful!
Your photos are really so delightful:-)

Tumbleweed Woman said...

Oh what a wonderful idea! Spring has inspired me to start leaving tiny gifts for people to brighten their day, like an index card sized watercolor painting or like you, a flower! So lovely. I'm also having a giveaway over at my blog if you're interested! http://tangibleingredients.blogspot.com/2010/04/birthday-etsy-giveaway.html

senovia said...

I totally love this idea! You're fabulous!

chelsea rebecca said...

this is so awesome!
thanks for making the world a better place!

AmberLee said...

what a delight! you make the best good surprises.

Gali said...

What a lovely idea... chalk is still the best toy for children and adults!

Gillian said...

Stunning! and so thoughtful!

Anuska said...

wow!i'd love to see something like these in my neighborhood, it's a fantastic idea!!

Ms Unreliable said...

Every suburb needs its very own Katie!

xx Kit

Rachel M said...

That's such a lovely thing to do! :)

rachel said...

Oh that's so happy and kind!!! Really made me smile :)

Second Wind photography said...

You are the best one! You are giving happyness to all the people!

Duly Inspired said...

I love how your creativity gives happiness and playfulness to others!

Sal said...

aww you are so sweet! I wanna be just like you when I grow up! ;) xo

Barbara said...

The sweetest little idea ever. :) <3

(I'd do the same thing if I had the courage :))

dee said...

This is a very cute and awesome idea. I'd go for the chalk myself. :)

Raptor Plateado said...

all see very fun!! i like the chalk!!! see you my friend katie!! i whis you have a very fun day!!

Fati said...

you made my day...and may I "copy" your idea in Paris ?????
thanks so much katie
Fati

Martin-Oliver said...

Ahhh! Awesome! You're a genius.

Ailis said...

Oh Katie,
You are like my most favoritest person ever. I wish we were friends.

Paige said...

Oh, I love this idea!!! I would definitely be playing with the chalk!

Jam said...

Can you move to Dallas please!? How fun!

Susan said...

You are seriously the coolest person around!

cindy said...

i wish i would have seen those, so cool!

tschitschi said...

I would definitly enjoy the chalk as well!

Susan said...

fabulous!

Beth said...

You're adorable! What a joyful thing to do.

Michelle Cummings said...

you are so amazing!

Audrey J. said...

Sweetest thing on a person. Wish i lived near to you to play with the chalk and take a flower! You rock.

Cheryn said...

OMG!!!
Awesome idea!!!
Ilove it!!
Can i do the same thing at my park??

Cheryn
I Can't Sew

Tara said...

that is awesome! i am definitely going to have to start following your blog for a daily dose of sweetness and cheer!

thank you,
tara
http://elanvitalanthology.blogspot.com

Tori Bissell said...

This is the cutest thing I've ever seen. I love it. Did you come up with this idea all on your own or did you read it or see it somewhere? It's such a good idea and totally sweet.

I wish there were more Katies like you in the world - it would definitely be a happier and brighter place.

deb said...

This is seriously outrageous and fabulous.
Love it ~ you are an inspiration.

Becca Jane said...

This looks like so much fun!! I would have totally gone for the chalk as well.. :)

Kat said...

Hey, I hope you dont mind but I wrote about this post in my blog because it cheered me up so much hehe! http://katslimbo.blogspot.com/2010/04/park-presents.html

Hope thats OK!! Lovely idea :)

Kat xx

Emma said...

Your blog never fails to make me remember That the world is still a wonderful place to live with plenty of amazingly generous people in itdespite all of the bad elements and it always puts a huge smile on my face alongside my restored faith. Thank you.

A Convivial Particle said...

The chalk idea was absolutely amazing. Such a cute thing to do :)
keep spreading the joy and happiness.

l.u.m.e.l.o.n. said...

wow this is such a cute idea.. u are so amazing ^^

Zuba said...

Your posts always brighten my day. Thank you for being a constant bright spot on an otherwise consistently crappy existence.
xoxo
Z

TheseLovelyThings said...

Such a wonderful idea! I would love to find some chalk and just be a little girl again drawing rainbows on the streets. (:

brlracincwgrl said...

What a fantastic idea! :).

I would definitely play with the chalk!

haute.fika said...

how sweet!

Imogen said...

That's so sweet & thoughtful...
Makes one wish more people were like you :)

Digital camera lenses said...

That is so sweet and nice of you. Anyway, those are wonderful shots.

theartsysophisticate said...

This is truly wonderful...I need to visit NY one of these days and play with the chalk!...maybe steal a flower as well :D

PS- I visit your blog all the time, and it is the one place I know I can go to put a smile on my face (I've got some friends that are now avid followers as well!)

BousMama said...

What an amazing thing to do!

MELODEES said...

what a beautyful thing to do! Bless you!

Stareidlamb said...

i love this! it's so fun and thoughtful! :] i bet it made a lot of people's day!

made by kate said...

;O you're genial

jo_annie said...

love this! hope you don't mind that I shared this on my blog! thanks for being so inspiring.

Mirthe said...

WOW! You're such a great person. Wish we had more of that kind of people <3

Zaira Mabel said...

Youre the sweetest, most random person. I loveeee your blog, so much I wrote about you a while ago. Youre such an inspiration, and I just love that someone so colorful and full of life is actually part of NYc, gives our little cold apple a bit more warmth, thanlyou for your lovely blog. BTW It's my first time commenting, I'm one of those silent readers ^_^

http://zairamabel.blogspot.com/2010/03/color-me-katie.html

Delia said...

I love how thoughtful you are! I linked to you on my blog. Thank you!

deliacreates.blogspot.com

Valentia said...

Katie, I WISH I HAVE YO LIVING IN MY NEIGHBOURHOOD! (:

M from Norway said...

This made me cry - in a good way. :)

Have a wonderful day!

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