A bespoke sketch of your house based on a photograph provided by you. Includes your text printed in a choice of 3 typefaces (script, handwritten or a modern sans-serif). We print the text on 2 lines with the first words on the top line and slightly larger eg: Mandy & Russ / St Michael's Church, 5th July 2012 OR The Orchards / Maidenhead OR Home sweet home / 15 Lane End, Bideford etc).
If you've asked for a digital proof, we will email you a pdf of your illustration to check.
- To send us your photo, you can either upload your image when you order or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org - to send more than one image please email.
- Email us a weblink in customer message on checkout.
- Find your house using Google Street View: Go to Google.com, click on maps, and enter your address. Click on Streetview (under "more"), and use the pointers to locate your house. When you have a good view, click "Print" which opens a new window and copy this link.
- Illustrations are handrawn black & white drawings outlining the house - this is a simplified sketch not an exact copy. For more detail order our Detailed Portrait for £70.
- If part of the house is obscured by a hedge/wall we will draw the hedge/wall, unless you provide a reference image.
- We will NOT include cars, people, pets, or unattractive elements eg: satellites, bins, for sale signs etc.
- Drawing will be portrait or landscape that best suits the image.
- The house is black & white, sky duck-egg blue, grass sage green, paths stone and grey. Bright paintwork/doors or painted concrete will be coloured to match.
Handrawn illustration, coloured and digitally printed in a graphic, contemporary style with offset block colours on 200gsm acid free, fine grain artists paper.
We mount all the illustrations in a high quality bevelled white mount and also offer contemporary wooden frames.
2cm wide wooden frames in bevelled black and white and oak. 3cm wide frames in distressed black and white and flat white. All frames supplied with mdf backing board, integrated hanging hook, and Pilkington glass except extra large frames which are glazed with high grade Quinn perspex for safe delivery.
Small - 25.5x25.5cm (10"x10") with an approx. image size 13x13cm (5"x5")
Large - 25.5x30.5cm (10"x12") with an approx. image size of 14x20cm (5.5"x8")
Extra Large - 39x39cm aprox.(15"x15") with an approx. image size of 28x28cm (11"x11")
Bought it for daughter and son-in-law’s new house, we all love it
I was very impressed with the beautiful water colour drawing they did from my picture I sent, it is absolutely amazing, better than I could have imagined and so accurate. All in all excellent thank you so much.
I ordered this as a present for my sister’s 60th - to acknowledge the home where we had spent so many happy family times.
I was sent a proof and was permitted to make a number of changes before finalising the order.
The picture then arrived promptly within a few days.
I am thrilled with it - a unique and quality product - which my sister will cherish.
Accurate representation of the house. Sent in a timely manner. Very impressed.
I was looking for a 60th birthday present for my husband and came across this idea from Letterfest. I was slightly worried how the house portrait would turn out, but it is even better than I had hoped. Ordering was simple and the delivery was very fast. I know my husband is going to love it. Thank you so much.