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The Latest and the Greatest!

Welcome to Bird on the Wire’s “Latest & Greatest” column –our way of featuring three great artists in our store! The “Latest” category will feature the most recent artist addition. We accept artists on an ongoing basis, so this is a great way to remind you that there is always something new in the shop […]

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9 Questions, 1 Recipe – interview with Kate Nagel

Way back in December of 2011, I sat down with Kate, the owner and operator of Bird on a Wire Creations to write an interview for her first e-newsletter. Recently she’s been reinventing herself and the business –hiring new people, launching a new website and, of course, she changed her name– so it seemed à propos to re-interview her. […]

Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Association

Bird on a Wire featured on the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement blog

We are thrilled to be featured on the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement blog! The Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area’s (MPBIA) mandate is to create an enhanced business environment and to assist our members with any related individual concerns. The second oldest BIA in the City, founded in 1989, they effectively organize and finance area improvement programs […]


Top 10 Holiday Gifts for Ladies and Gents

Still trying to find that special gift for someone you love? Our staff took a few minutes to pick out some of their favourite gifts for guys and gals this holiday season. Take a look through and tell us which ones you love most!   Top 5 for Guys Hand and Sew – ($30-85) Handmade […]


Coffee with 5enses

In case you missed it, our coffee and art lovers joined us and the artists of 5enses! On Sunday, December 15th, we got together across the street at Bean Around the World for an informal coffee and chat session. 5enses is an art collective comprised of five painters: Catherine Fields, Therese Lydia Joseph, Mena Martini, […]

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Be Clean Naturally – Artist in the Window – November 2nd – 11-4

Like being clean? Have you considered Be Clean Naturally? If not, you should join us this Saturday to meet Kirsten French, our Artist in the Window! Kirsten locally produces soaps in small batches from 100% natural ingredients and pure essential oils. Her soaps do not contain any detergents or dyes, which is why you may […]


Leather Monsters – Artist in the Window – October 26th – 11-4

Remember the names of some of your favourite stuffed animals as a child? Were any of them named Sam MoMonster and have an amazing and fluffy moustache? If you or someone you know would love a little guy like that, stop by this Saturday to meet Lisa Lee of Leather Monsters as she will be our […]

Vegan Yarn

Vegan Yarns – Artist in the Window – October 19th – 11-4

For all you avid Friday Night Knitters out there, we have a couple of great treats for you this month, including Vegan Yarns as our Artist in the Window this coming Saturday! Heidi Braacx of Vegan Yarns will be joining us to chat about her fantastic sustainable and humane handspun and hand dyed yarns, something she […]