Why You Should Group-Gift This Year

It can be tempting to shower your loved ones with tons of tiny gifts and stocking stuffers, but studies suggest that they’ll appreciate one larger, more thoughtful gift in the long run.  So why not take advantage of group-gifting to pool your efforts with family and friends and chip in for one really impressive gift for those extra special people in your life?  Continue reading “Why You Should Group-Gift This Year”

Get Ahead of the Gift-Giving Season

Get Ahead of the Gift-Giving Season

October is here! And while you’re probably just thinking about Halloween, now is the perfect time to prepare for the gifting season.

So many of us dread the holiday season, procrastinating and worrying our way through the months until December is knocking obnoxiously at our door. We at StoriesToArt believe you don’t have to merely “get through” the coming months, but can actually enjoy the process and thrive in the act of finding and giving truly meaningful gifts.

The secret? Find personal ones, and get them early.
Get them in October, to be precise. That way you can avoid burning out closer to the holidays and spread out your costs.

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Design Tips for Fall: Using Fiber Art As Your Focal Point

Focus on Fiber

Every great room has one common denominator: a fabulous focal point.  It’s where your eye naturally wanders when you behold any great space.  Similarly, every cozy room shares one simple element: inviting textures. So why not start with cozy fiber art as the focal point? By letting your focal point inform the rest of your design decisions, you can create a cohesive space that feels considered and warm without over-embellishing. Continue reading “Design Tips for Fall: Using Fiber Art As Your Focal Point”

Why Investing in Art is Actually a Good Idea

Image of an art investor looking at art.

A lot of investors seem to have a stigma against investing in fine art, and they should if they lack expertise in the subject. The fine art market is largely a market all its own, and if you don’t understand how it works, of course you aren’t going to see results. If you know the game and you understand art, however, it’s actually pretty easy to make money investing in art. Continue reading “Why Investing in Art is Actually a Good Idea”