Chris and Sarah's Adoption Journey

Last week, I received an email through Etsy asking me to donate some art for a silent auction intended to raise funds for an adoption. I didn't think much of it at first but I went to their blog and read the story behind this request. This Louisiana couple has been trying to have a baby for 7 years and finally, decided to adopt. They are currently in the middle of the process, with the baby due on April 15. So, after exchanging a couple of emails with the future-adoptive-mom's sister (who contacted me in the first place), I decided to help out. I have a 1.5-year-old son who, while making me fear for my own sanity at times (yep, already!) and taking way much more time and attention than I bargained for, is the joy of my life.  I am sure that all of the above will become true for this brave couple :)

The auction will be held tonight starting at midnight through Sunday midnight at In addition to a number of fantastic things donated by artsy and crafty people from all over U.S., you will have an opportunity to bid on these three archival prints:

cherry blossom spring flowers watercolor painting on yupo

"Cherry Blossom II"

poppy field watercolor on yupo painting

"Poppy Field"

sitting nude watercolor painting colorful

"Brooke VI"

Hoping to send these to some familiar names!