Gift Guides

Good Things Come in Small Packages: Shop Small with Prairiebrooke!

Small Business Saturday is right around the corner, and we’ve curated the perfect collection of gifts for everyone on your list this year. By shopping at Prairiebrooke Arts, you’re not only backing a local, family-owned business, you’re also supporting one of the hundreds of artists we represent. This year, be original and buy an original. At Prairiebrooke, we’re firm believers that good things come in small packages. Find out for yourself by shopping small at Prairiebrooke this year!

Wall of Smalls

If you’re wanting to gift original art, but don’t want to commit to a large piece, these small originals are a perfect option. We have featured works from artists across the country including Julie Hansen, Lee Knox, and Kyle Goderwis. Each piece is as unique as the people you’ll be gifting. The best part? Small originals work perfectly in a gallery wall, and each year you can to the collection. Stop by the gallery to view all of our perfectly gift-able pieces.

Fine Art Clutches

What’s even better than art that hangs on your walls? Art that you can take with you wherever you go! We’ll have a wide assortment of fine art clutches available—perfect for any sister, mom, or grandma on your Christmas list. Each clutch is hand painted and features the artist’s signature (just like a traditional piece of art). Make the ladies in your life happy with one of these beauties under the tree!

Hand-Blown Art Glass

Diversify your gifts by mixing in some one-of-a-kind art glass. We have pieces in all shapes and sizes and colors; you’re certain to find one for each special person on your list. Our art glass comes from a number of sources throughout the country and world, but we especially love this darling collection from local brothers, AlBo Glass. We’ll have an abundance of pieces to choose from on Small Business Saturday, so be sure to stop by and see for yourself.

For more than 20 years, Prairiebrooke Arts has been a part of the Kansas City art community. We’re a proud, second-generation-owned, family business with a passion for bringing fine art to the Midwest. Whether it’s custom framing for your special moments or the gift of original art, our team is dedicated to providing you with excellent service and products. Thanks for choosing Prairiebrooke this Small Business Saturday!

3 Gifts for the Kansas City Mom in Your Life

This year, get your mom a gift that's as beautiful and unique as she is. Original artwork is the perfect way to say "thank you" this Mother's Day. Don't wait until the last minute and show up with the same old gift as you had in years past; start a new tradition and give the moms in your life an original piece of art. Check out our three gift ideas for the Kansas City moms in your life! 

Fine Art Clutch

A purse says a lot about its carrier; get your mom a purse that's as gorgeous as she is! These lovely handbags begin as a canvas painted by local artist, Julie Hansen. Each one is fashioned into a clutch and features a wooden handle and finished metallic corners. Uniquely designed, these clutches are one-of-a-kind—just like the moms in your life! The clutches come in a variety of colors and patterns, so you'll be able to find one that complements her perfectly. 

Hand Blown Art Glass

There's an old saying that form follows function and that couldn't be truer for these stunning art glass pieces. From decorative bowls to flower vases, our AlBo glass line features gifts that are pretty—with a purpose. With a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors to choose from, you'll definitely be able to find a piece any mom can love. 

Abstracts with a Story

For a gift that will tug at your mom's heartstrings, choose a darling abstract from Kansas City artist, Tara Kesner. All of Tara's work is inspired by her three young daughter's—the back stories truly add a charming dimension to your gift. With a wide range of sizes and price points, Tara's pieces offer the perfect universal Mother's Day gift. 

Original art is a gift that lasts for years to come. If you'd rather gift your mom the opportunity to pick out her own art, Prairiebrooke also offers gift cards in any price denomination. Stop by Prairiebrooke Gallery in Downtown Overland Park and pick out the perfect piece for your mom this Mother's Day. We know she'll love it!