Georgina’s Fave Five

Here at Bird on a Wire, we work together to hand-select over 200 artists we love, but we each have our favourites. In our Fave Five, a member of the Bird team will let you their five favourite items in store. This week, our manager (and artist!) Georgina Black tells us her favourites, from the earthy to the […]

Best of Vancouver, Georgia Straight, Bird on a Wire Creations, Vancouver

Vote Bird on a Wire Creations in Georgia Straight’s 20th Annual Best of Vancouver

Hello Friends! It’s the Georgia Straight’s 20th annual Best of Vancouver, and we’d love your vote! Last year we were voted second for Best Gift Store and Best Sustainable Goods, this year we’d like to be NUMBER ONE! Why vote Bird? Our staff love helping you find the perfect gift or a little something to […]

Juliet925 Anita Bisset jewelry silver semi-previous stone

Latest and Greatest, Spring 2015

Welcome to Bird on the Wire’s “Latest & Greatest” – our way of featuring five great artists in-store! First, we show you three of our latest additions. We accept artists on an ongoing basis, so there’s always something new in the shop to discover! Then, we show you our past months two “greatest” artists, one […]

Lonely Planet British Columbia 2015

Bird on a Wire Creations Featured in Lonely Planet

We ladies at Bird on a Wire were pleasantly surprised last week when a lovely Dutch couple came in to shop and informed us that we’re featured in Lonely Planet! Lonely Planet has become the world’s most successful travel publisher, printing over 120 million books in eleven different languages, and spanning a life of over 40 […]

Father’s Day Gift Boxes

It’s one week until Father’s Day, are you prepared for your Papa? In conjunction with Father’s Day and Car Free Day, Bird on a Wire is providing beautiful gift boxes for fathers and teachers featuring delectable delights from a variety of our local artists! We’ve also teamed up with our awesome neighbours D Original Sausage […]

East Van Cross

Five Ways to Sell the Same Piece of Work!

You’ve taken the world’s best shot. You’ve spent 25 hours making an epic painting. Now the only trouble is convincing people to buy it. The work itself is great, but not everyone can spend their whole budget to support the effort you’ve made. Many of our artists in store have mastered the art of passive income: using […]

D-Original Sausages

Beef, Beer, and Beads

Join us this Father’s Day, June 21st for the 7th annual Car Free Day! The streets of Vancouver are shutting down for a creative day of strolling our favourite neighbourhoods. Bird on a Wire will be celebrating with some of our favourite artists and very special guests! Glass artists Maria Keating of Sage and Sprite and […]

Soleil Fleming

Artist, Soleil Fleming Featured in Etsy’s Handbook

Soleil Fleming is one the few artists we highlight outside of our 100 mile radius. This is one part because she once called BC home, and one part because her work is just so enthralling. Soleil, who now calls Quebec’s Laurentian Mountains home, was recently featured in the Seller Handbook for her earthy ceramic jewelry […]

Kate Nagel, owner of Bird on a Wire Creations

The Province features Bird on a Wire

Five years ago, store owner Kate Nagel started our shop with the lofty goal of selling local artists’ work within 100 miles – and to take those artists from starving to thriving. Kate was recently featured in the Province for her ‘hundred mile diet’ of selling local arts and wares. Read about her goals for local […]