Custom Sketch

My friend and fellow blogger Becky from Sketchy Styles does the most amazing sketches, she recently did a custom sketch of my home’s floor plan you can see a part of that sketch in my new banner above!  She also did a custom sketch of my childhood home, I adore this house and was so happy she was able to truly capture the house in her sketch.

Below is the photo Becky used to make my sketch & her sketch!

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Amazing isn’t it?  Being an artist myself (most don’t know this about me! I used to paint in oil and acrylic and sketch in pencil) I couldn’t do a sketch like this if I tried and this style is my absolute favorite type of sketch.  Luckily Becky can knock these sketches out faster then I can drink a cup of coffee!

I am a pretty sentimental person, so to have this sketch of my childhood home is very near and dear to me.  Since I’m not a huge fan of displaying photos in my house (the only real photos you will see in my house is a picture of my parents and maybe a picture or two of my dog) but I love to display art, especially art that is nostalgic, like my subway art & favorite numbers poster and of course my new favorite sketch!

I have always loved floor plans & architectural drawings, I knew I wanted something along that line in my new logo/header, thanks to Becky she was able to sketch my floor plan for me so I could incorporate it into my new design.  I plan on hanging this sketch but need to make a frame for it first, check back to see where I hang this!!

If you are on the lookout for a sketch or a custom sketch of something that has a special place in your heart, visit Beckys blog and/or etsy store!  You will be blown away by her other work!

Here are a few of my favorite sketches by Becky of Sketchy Styles (click on the photos below to be taken to their original source).

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Custom Architectural Portrait

Paint Chip Sketch

Paint Chip Sketch – Paris

Custom Sketch

London

Thank you so much Becky, your work truly is amazing!

9 comments for “Custom Sketch

  1. May 30, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    This is so special and an amazing thing to have! Becky is a very talented artist.

    • Dria
      May 31, 2013 at 5:34 am

      Hi Melissa! Becky really does some amazing work 😉 someday I will have a wall of her artwork!

  2. May 29, 2013 at 1:01 pm

    Wow Dria,

    What an amazing artist! I’d love to have one of those 🙂

    Hugs & Blessings …
    Lani

    • Dria
      May 29, 2013 at 1:25 pm

      Hi Lani, Becky really is an amazing artist isn’t she!!

  3. May 29, 2013 at 9:14 am

    Dria!!!! My blogging buddy! You spin my head!

    I can’t wait to see the sketch framed and up on your walls!

    Cheers!
    Becky

    • Dria
      May 29, 2013 at 11:38 am

      I’m so excited to hang it up too! I need more hours in the day for all my DIY projects I’m going to try and get the frame made this weekend!!

  4. May 29, 2013 at 8:51 am

    How wonderful! I love sketches too and am blessed to have a couple of the various homes we’ve lived in over the years! I’m heading over to check out Becky’s store!~~Angela

    • Dria
      May 29, 2013 at 11:39 am

      Hey Angela, isn’t it nice to have a sketch of things you love? I love sketches but personalized like this is even better!

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