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 [email protected] - 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")
Excellent all around. Letterfest were very helpful in rectifying a mistake that was purely my fault. Fantastic follow up service and a great end product. Thank you!
We love these portraits and have one of each of the houses we've lived in
I’m delighted with the house portrait I ordered. The team were very helpful answering my questions prior to putting in the order and it’s such a high quality product. Would 100% recommend!
I've just delivered the house drawing you guys supplied for a 50th birthday gift for my friend. When I seen it I was delighted but of course it was his reaction that mattered let's just say he got emotional and loved it ...justice beautiful memory he now has forever.
Many thanks for the fantastic service and fir being patient with my requirements.
These make wonderful gifts. All you need is a photo of a beloved home or church or other building, and Letterfest will create a beautiful coloured sketch that will forever bring back happy memories for the recipient. I have just sent in three photos which were combined for me, providing an image of the modern version of the house with elements of the old garden (some of which had changed over the years). It was perfect. We bought one for an elderly relative who sadly had to move out of his beloved home. He then asked for one of his childhood home for his next birthday!