Hello! Welcome to Home Sweet Home Adoption Profiles!
My name is Katie and I am a visual artist, arts educator, and as of July 3rd, 2018 an adoptive parent. My husband, Andrew, and I began our adoption journey December 2017 and were matched and placed with a stork drop in July 2018. Our beautiful baby boy was definitely worth the wait!
When we began this amazing adventure, I became really overwhelmed with learning all the ins and outs of the adoption world, including what an adoption profile was. I had the design skills to create our profile book but became stressed about what specifics I was suppose to include inside the profile book. So, I decided to pay $700 to an organization to design our profile book for us.
When we received our profile book I was unhappy with the result. It looked like it was made in PowerPoint with clipart. It was not visually appealing. It had too much paragraphed text. It did not feel like it represented us at all. I thought I was being a "picky artist" so I gave it some time to sit with it.
A couple months went by and I was still unhappy about it. I went back to the organization to see if they would change the font style so that it was more clean, and readable (it was a type of cursive-font