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Make It Vancouver’s Designer of the Week

Our leader, Kate Nagel, is featured on Make It’s Designer of the Week! Bird on a Wire has been working with one of the masterminds of Make It, Chandler Herbut of Ole Originals, for a few years now. Chandler and his sister, Jenna Herbut, created Make It because they knew how difficult it was to […]


Bird on a Wire Needs Your Votes!

Bird on a Wire has been nominated in two categories of this year’s Small Business BC Awards contest! 1. Best Community Impact 2. Premier’s People’s Choice The winner of either award will receive $1,500 cash, and be offered a one-year all-access pass to Small Business BC education resources and experts, business mentorship for the award […]


Bird on a Wire Creations – Who We Are

For many people who have come into Bird on a Wire Creations, they already get the sense it is a special place. It’s the place to come find one-of-a-kind, locally-made artwork for the customer. For the artist, they can showcase their work with the ease of knowing only local art and craftwork will be represented […]

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Best Of Vancouver 2014

Dear Friends and Customers, We are so thrilled that our our dedicated, awesome customers have once again placed us on The Georgia Straits ‘Best Of Vancouver’ list with a glorious 2nd Place: Best Sustainable Goods/Gift Store – 2014. We are also grateful for all the wonderful artists and artisans who make our job such a pleasure, and […]

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Pottery24 with JustPotters!

Not only do our customers come to Bird on a Wire Creations because we have a fantastic range of  unique items and gifts but they also shop here because they are looking for a socially conscious and ethically minded shopping experience. We are deeply local – we are locally owned and sell work from local artists whose work is handmade […]

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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. […]