Three Little Birds

Modern Calligraphy & Illustration Studio


House portraits

House portraits are one of Deborah's favourite things to illustrate!They make a special gift for so many occasions.

From time to time we have availability to take orders for house portraits, and there is a FAQ section below to hopefully give all the information you need. If you have any queries though or would like to discuss a potential commission order for a house portrait, drop us a line to


Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I order?

Email us at Include a clear photo of the front elevation of the house. If it's a surprise for someone (ssshh!), you can check Google Maps (street view) for a photo!

2. How much will it cost?

Once you have sent on your photo, we will get back to you with a precise quotation. House portraits start from €50 and price quoted depends on amount of detail involved. Postage is €3.

An order with payment details will be sent, and payment must be made before work can commence on your house portrait.

3. What is included in the price?

Deborah will draw a portrait of the house, using ink and watercolour paint. The portrait is then digitised, and printed on high quality linen textured white card, with archival ink pigments. The A4 art print comes mounted (included in the price) with a white mount board, and packaged in cello-wrap...ready for gifting!

4. How long will it take?

The average time is 3-4 weeks, but if you need it for a specific date, let us know and we'll see what we can do.