The 14 Best Custom House Portraits

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Looking for a gift for a newly married or engaged couple, but stumped trying to find something meaningful that they'll cherish forever? Or maybe you’re on the hunt for an on-point anniversary gift that’s just the right combination of unique, sentimental, and thoughtful? Whether it’s a gift for an engagement, housewarming, hostess, or anniversary, custom house portraits hit all the marks—after all, what place is more personal (and worthy of celebration) than the place a couple calls home!

From traditional watercolor portraits to graphic maps, we’ve included options for every couple and occasion. After all, a custom portrait should not only be tailor-made for the recipient but should also suit the taste and vibe of the lucky couple. Personalized gifts are special because they express thoughtfulness and love—just like that special place called home!

Here, the best custom house portraits for every occasion and couple.

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Minted Custom House Letterpress Portrait Art

Custom House Letterpress Portrait Art

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Having a custom drawing rendered and then letter-pressed seems like a whole lotta’ work but actually couldn’t be easier— and it’s an above-and-beyond gift to boot! This elegant letter-pressed house portrait from Minted is perfect for newlyweds or a couple who’s just purchased their first home.

Simply upload a photo of the home—a designer designated specifically to your project will create a line drawing, send proofs for approval, and then print your letter-pressed piece in the color of your choice. With a number of color and framing options available, the most stressful part of the process will be deciding what combination best suits the couple’s style!

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Custom Artwork by Dori House Portrait

Custom Watercolor House Portrait by Dori

 Courtesy of Amazon

It’s true, you really can get anything on Amazon, including a custom watercolor portrait of a house! Custom Artwork by Dori, an artist based out of Massachusetts, will create a detailed watercolor house painting from a photograph.

Can’t decide which photo you want to be immortalized as artwork? Not to worry—Dori offers free consultations. Together you can choose the image that will translate best into a stunning watercolor worthy of hanging on the wall.

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Imagine Attic Custom Papercut House Portrait

Custom Papercut House Portrait

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Everyone will be swooning over the intricate elements in this highly-detailed, full-color custom paper cut house illustration. Handmade by UK artist Nicola McGovern of Imagine Attic, layers of high-quality fine art paper are meticulously cut and assembled by hand.

They are then adhered with acid-free glue to create a textured, three-dimensional surface that is a stunningly accurate representation of a home— and all from a digital photograph! Portraits are available in three sizes and are signed and dated by the artist on the back.

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Paper Sushi Custom House Portrait Address Stamp

Custom House Portrait Address Stamp

 Courtesy of Paper Sushi

If you’re looking for a personalized gift that’s unique but still practical, this return-address stamp hits all the marks. Custom made by Jen Montgomery of Paper Sushi, a rubber stamp and stationery studio based in the mountains of Central Oregon, the stamp features a hand-drawn illustration of the house with the address sweetly nestled beneath it.

Proofs are sent for approval within three days of purchase, and the stamp style and mount can be customized to your liking.

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Tayjus Blueprint House Portrait

Blueprint House Portrait

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If there is a blueprint for happiness, then this gift is it! Made by Tayjus Designs, these blueprint portraits are created from photographs and can be personalized with names, words, or dates.

The professional, high-quality prints come in a variety of sizes and are available in a traditional blueprint blue background or a black background for a more bold, modern effect. Proofs are sent for approval, and prints can be matted and framed with various finishes available to suit one’s decor.

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Paperfinger Custom Calligraphy House Portrait

Custom Calligraphy House Portrait

 Courtesy of Paperfinger

Beautifully delicate and perfectly whimsical, these calligraphy house portraits by Bryn Chernoff of Brooklyn based calligraphy studio, Paperfinger, will leave you swooning.

Send the studio a picture of the home, and Bryn will create a custom illustration. It is then printed on 100 percent cotton Savoy card stock and mailed to you within one week. Add words, a name, or a date to complete the personalized gift.

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River Birch Threads Embroidered House Portrait

Embroidered House Portrait

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Nothing says “homey” like hand-stitched embroidery, which makes these custom embroidered house portraits by Toronto based artist Olivia Skelhorne of River Birch Threads truly heart—and house—warming.

Provide a reference photo, choose a size and fabric color, and Olivia will send a plan of the design for approval. A name or address can be added for that extra personalized touch.

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East Grove Company Custom House Portrait

Custom House Portrait

 Courtesy of East Grove Stamp Company

Make your house a thing! These custom 3-Dhouse portraits from East Grove come in so many styles—it might be hard to choose just one! Select from a drawing, rubber address stamp, self-inking address stamp, magnet, snow globe ornament, house ornament, Christmas village house, house stats print, or 8”x10” house print.

Once you do pick out the perfect style, Sydney and Kathy, co-owners of East Grove Company, will make a bespoke digital drawing of the home and custom make your chosen object by a laser cutter.

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Basketful of Grace Home Coordinates Map

Home Coordinates Map

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Love marks the spot! Printed in ink on paper, this high-quality map illustrates in detail that place called home with a red heart, marking the spot where love resides. It's highly customizable too—choose from a house, heart, or circle-shaped map.

Include a name, date and geographical coordinates of the home to make it truly special. Framing options are available for a finished piece that’s truly touching.

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Natalie Meagle Design Custom House 3-D Cut-Out

Custom House 3-D Cut-Out

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Tennessee based artist Natalie Meagle of Natalie Meagle Design creates detailed paper cut-outs of houses using high-quality white paper. Working from a photograph, as well as Google Earth, Natalie collages layers of white paper to create an image of the house and surrounding environs with a three-dimensional effect. The house portraits are available in an 8x10” size, which is perfect as a gift.

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Mono Art and Design Custom Watercolor House Portrait

Custom Watercolor House Portrait

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This highly customizable digital watercolor house portrait from Mono Art and Design is available in a number of styles and formats— digital download, textured watercolor paper print, photo paper print, or high-quality canvas print. People and pets can be added to the portrait as well as a family name, address, or date.

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Gary Slocombe Designs Personalized House Portrait Papercut

Personalized House Portrait Paper Cut

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Truly one-of-a-kind, these handmade paper-cut house portraits make a sweet and sentimental housewarming gift. Made from high-quality white card and mounted on the colored paper background of choice, each paper cut is made to order and carefully and lovingly crafted by hand from a photographic reference by UK artist Gary Slocombe.

A family name, name of the house, or quote can be added to the portrait as well. Choose from a white, black or light wood frame to complete the piece. 

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Inkifi Instagram Framed Print

Instagram Framed Print

 Courtesy of Inkifi

Let’s be honest— these days we all put our best photos up for friends and family to ogle on social media, and stunning pictures of your home are no exception. So why not make those photos into something tangible that can be enjoyed in real life? Meet Inkifi— the online platform that turns the most stellar Instagram pics into wall-worthy artwork.

Print anything from a single image to a graphic montage of photos directly from your Instagram feed or digital camera with just a few quick clicks. Simply upload the photo of the house to Inkifi, choose a frame, hit print and voila—instant wall art!

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