Category: Watercolors of Homes

What Is the Quickest Cure for Summertime Sadness?

Depression. It’s the affliction that cripples the soul until we can’t move, until we’re stuck in the bed like glued construction paper, unable to move even our limbs to get out to have a glass of water. Depression is a serious illness in this country and while people think that the sunbeams zigzagging across the… Read more »

You Can Go Home Again

Thomas Wolfe once said, “You can’t go home again,” and while poignant and heart stirring as that line is, we at House Portraits by Deb don’t really believe that. Of course, you can go home again. That’s why my passion is doing house portraits. We all have that embassy of memory that we retreat to… Read more »

Portraits of Importance

Portraits are important. They tell a story, they remind you where you have come from. They are a realistic representation of the past to remain to serve as reminder of what you were. No matter the subject, the art of preservation can be viewed like a historical textbook. This month, what is believed by some… Read more »

Tips for Hanging Art

Once you have your beautiful home portrait, the only thing left to do is hang it up and put it on display. But if you haven’t put up many pieces of art around your home, you may be wondering the best way to go about hanging it. Fortunately, there are several easy and simple methods… Read more »

Why a Home Portrait Makes the Perfect Gift

Whether someone has lived in one house their entire life or they have moved several times, they likely have some great memories that take place both in and around their home. Sometimes, just seeing the outside of a house can bring back all of those memories at once, and serve as a great reminder of… Read more »