Get your Joanna Gaines or Rae Dunn on with these free farmhouse fonts for projects, logos, blogs, graphic design and more!
- Cursive script calligraphy, tall skinny handwritten, and sign lettering fonts for a modern or vintage rustic look
- Perfect for wood signs, pretty wedding invitations and decorations, printable wall art home decor & more
- For more font inspiration, see our list of free fonts for commercial use
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You know how it goes, spending countless hours trying to find that perfect font to use for your project. But when you do, it feels like you’ve struck gold.
Well, now you can skip the tedious clicking away and get to the good stuff because we’ve done all the hard work and want to share our favorite farmhouse fonts with you!
Factors in Font Selection
We've searched high and low for a diverse array of fonts to fit your project needs. Our goal was to find the best collection of fonts that include as many of these characteristics listed below as possible.
- Most popular trends to classic timeless styles (elegant modern, fancy vintage, rustic farmhouse, clean and simple minimalist, etc).
- Downloadable alphabet and/or dingbat (picture) ttf or otf files that work well on desktop, laptop computers (Android and iPad tablets are a bit more tricky).
- Cool, cute, stylish font family typeface samples from trustworthy sites such as Font Bundles*, Creative Fabrica*, Dafont, Fontspace, and other reputable font websites.
- A collection that includes thick, bold fonts; thin, modern handwritten script; cursive calligraphy; masculine and feminine fonts, texture like distressed or grunge or with extra tails, glyphs, and swashes; serif, sans serif, and more.
- Beautiful, Pinterest-worthy typography for cool font pairings or combinations that go well together (aka great graphic designer quality), which can be used for weddings, baby showers, professional events, logos and more.
- Useable for text in Word or to create beautiful print for craft cutting machines like a Cricut machine*, Silhouette machine*, Brother Scan N Cut*, etc.
Personal vs Commercial Use
Personal use means you are using a designer’s work for your own projects with no business interest. This applies to most crafters, who want to use pretty fonts, clipart, etc to customize a vinyl project, create a wood sign, or other DIY project.
However, if you plan to use the designs for your business, whether to sell or even give away for free, then you will need a commercial license in order to use the font legally.
Most times, free fonts are only for personal use with the option to upgrade for business use. But sometimes, designers are really generous and let you use their free fonts for both personal and commercial purposes.
Check the fonts section below for licensing information we found.
Farmhouse Fonts for Free
At the time this post was published, all the following fonts were free for personal and commercial use. However, please check the download site page for the most current license information.
How to Download the Free Fonts
Following is a list of the featured fonts. To download any of these fonts, simply click on the link of the font name to be taken to the download page. Enjoy!
Calligraphy Script Fonts
- Blessed: Le Discussioni*
- Welcome: Celestina*
- Countryside: Cloudy Night*
- Bread: Shellahera*
- Gather: Wildera*
- Humble: Natsuki*
Skinny & Tall or Mixed Case Letters
These Rae Dunn inspired fonts include:
- Buttermilk: Cookies and Milk* (lowercase)
- Sweet tea: Karmina* (all caps)
- Home: My Skinny Type* (serif caps)
- Simple: Cabana* (thin caps)
- Love: Jack Lane* (rounded caps)
- (see Shiplap font in bold sign lettering fonts section below)
Bold Sign Lettering
- Shiplap: (preview in image prior to one above) Lumberjack* (hand drawn serif font)
- Rise: Antraste* (medium bold sans serif)
- Kitchen: Bernier* (font with spurs)
- Farmhouse: Sequel* (smooth medium bold caps)
- Fresh eggs: Boston Traffic* (hand lettered stencil font)
Vintage Fonts with Extra Glyphs
- Homemade: Hatterline* (thin monoline script)
- Flour: Revalate* (medium bold, even thickness)
- Market: Herina* (serif font with mixed height caps)
- Laundry: Radicals* (thick script)
Most Popular Premium Fonts
Looking for more awesome font collections that are sure to get you compliments? Grab the best quality fonts for crafters, trending for weddings, wood signs and more.
Snag these limited-time font bundle deals while they last!
- Shiplap, Farmer’s Market and more handwritten fonts*
- Heartwarming, Burlap, Sugar & Nutmeg and other cozy fonts*
- Farmhouse Country, Brioche, and more rustic hand lettering*
Grab these fun, easy farmhouse fonts while they're free and check out the bundle deals for more font goodies!
Tips for Using Fonts in Crafting
Downloading and installing fonts
The free download files will come in a zipped folder. Extract the files and download to your computer. Make sure you close out and reopen Cricut Design Space or Silhouette Studio for the new font(s) to appear.
Combining script text
When you insert text into Cricut Design Space, you will need to adjust letter spacing to connect letters. Don’t forget to weld to combine the text so each word cuts out as a single piece instead of by individual letters.
If welding text fills in the space in letters (such as a, d, p, etc), then undo the weld, enlarge the text, and try welding again.
Some cursive fonts may become too thin for weeding if used as small text. Reserve for use on large signs, etc.