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Looking for the perfect gift, or an adorable way to say "thanks," or "I love you?"

These portraits are just the thing! Perfect for a desk at work, on a dresser at home, even stuck inside the visor of your car. These sweet little illustrations of your loved one are a great addition to any space.

I paint each order by hand, working off of at least one reference photo that you supply. I use a combination of watercolor, ink, and gouache for a delicate, grainy, and characteristically water colored portrait.

There are four options available to suit any budget.
2 x 3 inches for $15;
4 x 6 inches for $30;
6 x 6 inches for $45; and
8 x 10 inches for $75.

How it works:
1. You select your size(s) and have a reference photo ready to go. Please make sure this photo is clear, has the angle you would like (e.g. From the side if that's what you would like painted).
2. Please include your email address in your notes to seller. I will email you requesting the reference photos and to check in about anything else you may want to see/ not see in your portrait.
3. I'll start working on your beautiful portrait and will mail it to you in 1-2 weeks, depending on the size chosen.

Really important note: these are hand drawn illustrations, not photo realistic replicas. There will be a stylization to each portrait resulting from my own drawing and painting techniques (you can see more of my particular style on instagram.com/may_sonder).
Looking for the perfect gift, or an adorable way to say "thanks," or "I love you?"

These portraits are just the thing! Perfect for a desk at work, on a dresser at home, even stuck inside the visor of your car. These sweet little illustrations of your loved one are a great addition to any space.

I paint each order by hand, working off of at least one reference photo that you supply. I use a combination of watercolor, ink, and gouache for a delicate, grainy, and characteristically water colored portrait.

There are four options available to suit any budget.
2 x 3 inches for $15;
4 x 6 inches for $30;
6 x 6 inches for $45; and
8 x 10 inches for $75.

How it works:
1. You select your size(s) and have a reference photo ready to go. Please make sure this photo is clear, has the angle you would like (e.g. From the side if that's what you would like painted).
2. Please include your email address in your notes to seller. I will email you requesting the reference photos and to check in about anything else you may want to see/ not see in your portrait.
3. I'll start working on your beautiful portrait and will mail it to you in 1-2 weeks, depending on the size chosen.

Really important note: these are hand drawn illustrations, not photo realistic replicas. There will be a stylization to each portrait resulting from my own drawing and painting techniques (you can see more of my particular style on instagram.com/may_sonder).

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(7)
  • Reviewed by Megan Maciupa
    5 out of 5 stars
    Jun 2, 2018
    I purchased this as a gift for a family who recently had their first baby. They love it! She said it was the most thoughtful gift she ever received. Shipped in time, and looked beautiful.
    Custom Watercolor Portraits

  • Reviewed by Kate Smith
    5 out of 5 stars
    Mar 19, 2017
    The Grim Teacup

  • Reviewed by Emily Cynthia
    Buyer photo Emily Cynthia, who reviewed this item with the Etsy app for iPhone.
    5 out of 5 stars
    Dec 11, 2016
    We absolutely love our portrait. Mollie created a composite of different pictures we send her and it really does capture us perfectly. I had her do the same for a second portrait of some friends and they absolutely loved it. Couldn't have planned a better gift!
    Custom Watercolor "Mini Portraits"

  • Reviewed by Emily Cynthia
    5 out of 5 stars
    Dec 11, 2016
    Love them. So cute and colorful!
    M E O W! Blank 4.25" x 5.5" note cards with envelopes

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On any custom order, design and creation of the product is started after payment has been processed. Please allow up to two weeks of time for hand painted creations. I want to give your item the care it deserves while also maintaining focus on my academic responsibilities.

Returns & exchanges

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I take my time while working with each piece and do my best to ensure that there are no defects or other qualities that would render the item unsellable. Each item will naturally vary from another, whether it be wear pattern or brush stroke. This adds to the wonderful character of each piece.

Physical:
Custom painted items are generally non refundable. Please make sure you are clear in your "note to seller." I will try my best to double check an inconsistency or vague detail that I come across but that will lengthen the time it takes for you to receive your product. I will do my best to work with you to see if an appropriate resolution can be found.

Digital:
Digital items are non refundable. If you have found a type- o or a color inconsistency, please let me know and I will fix that for you and send the corrected file. These things happen to the best of us and I have no problem working with you to resolve it.

Shipping policies

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I ship all items through USPS. Notebooks will be shipped via Media Mail. Pinboards will be shipped through Priority mail. If you buy a combination of items, they will be shipped via Priority mail and a combined rate will be available. Each package will have a tracking number.

If an item is custom painted, please allow up to two weeks for it to be shipped, and then another 5-7 business days for it to arrive.

If an item is available and can be sent as is, I will mail it by the close of the business week.

Shipping is to locations in the US only, unless otherwise agreed upon.

I send items wrapped in brown paper with a twine ribbon and secured in a padded envelope.

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Custom files will be emailed to your etsy email address within 24-48 hours after your payment has been processed

Meet the owner of MollieMayWhoDesigns

Mollie Morris

Custom Watercolor Portraits

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Windsor and newton, paintbrushes, cold press paper, ink, gouache, watercolor
  • Made to order
  • Feedback: 7 reviews
  • Favorited by: 4 people
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