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 […]

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Cocolico Chocolates – Artist in the Window – October 12th – 1-4

For you chocoholics out there, you won’t want to miss this Saturday’s Artist in the Window Cocolico Chocolates. Owned by pastry chef, Wendy Boys, Cocolico is a Vancouver based company specializing in small batch, hand crafted chocolates and fine dessert sauces. Wendy began by baking with her grandmother as a child in the prairies, and grew […]

The Potter’s Shed – Artist in the Window – October 5th – 11-4

We all need a place to put things and what better place than in something Laurel Vlieg has created! Laurel is our featured Artist in the Window this week and she is the creator and owner of The Potter’s Shed. Using clay to connect to nature, Laruel is a ceramic artist out of Surrey, BC. […]


Yarn Tasting with Estelle Yarns – Friday Night Knitting Club – October 18th

For you avid knitters out there, do not miss our extra special Friday Night Knitting Club event, Yarn Tasting with Estelle Yarns! Estelle Yarns will be joining us on October 18th during our regular Friday Night Knitting Club to share some of their fantastic new autumn yarns. Yarns at the tasting will include items from […]

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 […]

Best of Van

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 […]