Endure Upcycled Designs – Artist in the Window – September 28 – 11-4

If you missed her in June, you’re in for a treat! Squamish artist, Karen Yaremkewich will be our Artist in the Window again this Saturday. Karen founded Endure Upcycled Designs in 2010 and makes one-of-a-kind, eco-friendly pieces sourced from reclaimed fabrics and clothing found at thrift stores. With a passion for creating costume pieces, Karen has made items […]

Have you heard?!

Bird on the Wire won 2nd place in the Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver 2013 Best Sustainable Goods/Gift Store!  It seems we’re on a roll, because this is the 3rd year in a row we have been able to carry this title! Thank you to all of our patrons and to those of you who […]

The Rice Babies – Artist in the Window – September 21st – 11-4

  These dolls could not be any sweeter! Don’t miss the opportunity to meet with the creator of Rice Babies, Kellie Diguangco, this Saturday as part of our Artist in the Window series! Toy maker, art instructor, and mother of three, Kellie creates the most adorable dolls! If you’re looking for a great gift for someone little […]

RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Nomination

      Have you heard?! Our very own Karen has been nominated for the 2013 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards! The awards provide national recognition to Canadian women entrepreneurs who are contributing to the economy as well as their communities! Currently, female entrepreneurs is the fastest growing business segment in Canada. Not only that, […]

Bird on a Wire Creations is HIRING!

We are looking for someone very special to join our team as a part time salesperson. Please drop off your resume in person Monday to Friday between 10:00 – 6:00pm if you have the following: PREREQUISITES: – Minimum 2 years of experience in retail sales (preference given to those with key holder experience) – Knitting, […]

DW Smith Woodworking – Artist in the Window – Saturday August 31st – 11-4

Fine woodworking is a craft we are seeing less and less of these days, which is why we are so happy to have Dave Smith of DW Smith Woodworking joining us this Saturday as our Artist in the Window! Dave crafts fine wooden items for the home including cribbage, serving, and sushi boards. He began […]

UGM’s 2013 Rotating Gallery

Union Gospel Mission strives to be a warm, creative, and healing environment for our guests. With the help of generous local artists, our walls have been beautifully adorned with original artworks, which continually inspire all those who call UGM home – and we want to share this beauty with you! Join us for the opening […]

Chiquita Designs – Artist in the Window – August 24th – 11-4

We are so excited to be welcoming Charlene Beaudette of Chiquita Designs as our Artist in the Window this coming Saturday! Chiquita Designs is based out of Salt Spring Island where Charlene handcrafts beautiful jewelry! Using inspiration from her travels as well as her treasures while beach combing, Charlene creates jewelry using beadwork and the […]