When our first dog, a large Great Pyrenees named Charly, passed away last year, we received a beautiful (and crazy accurate!) watercolor portrait of her from talented artist, Jamie Clark. After we adopted Willow, we added her portrait to our collection. I actually CRIED when I opened it and saw the paintings side by side, because if you read Willow’s adoption story (read that here), you know that we feel like she was a gift for our family from Charly.
Isn’t it just the most perfect spot for them? I love seeing the frames peeking around the corner from the dining room/living room/kitchen.
Lastly, we’ve had a few people questioning why they don’t see Willow as much in photos–it’s simple really–she’s usually running sprints in the backyard and hanging out in the snow (her favorite). She’s a lot more active than Charly ever was, and a little camera shy, too. But the energy is a welcomed one in our home. She’s amazing with our girls and all of their friends. She saved our family and does so over again, every day.