create a gallery wall

DIY – How to Create Your Own Gallery Wall

Gallery walls can look amazing when done properly, but if done incorrectly, they can look too busy, mis-matched, and just hectic. While there is more than one way to create a gallery wall, there are some do’s and don’ts to follow. This week, I decided to do a little bit of research on how to […]

barb pearson

Featured Artist – Barb Pearson

Every few months, our wonderful friends across the street at the fabulous coffee shop, Bean Around the World features work by one of our artists. From June until August, Barb Pearson’s beautiful paintings will be displayed on the walls, available for purchase through our store. From Lawyer to Artist Barb Pearson practiced as a Trial Lawyer for […]

father's day gifts

Our Guide To Our Best Father’s Day Gifts!

In less than three short weeks we will be celebrating Father’s Day! I personally cannot believe it’s already June, especially with the weather we have been having in Vancouver, but it’s just around the corner. Sometimes, finding the right gift or gesture for dad is tough, and if you’re anything like me, you might also leave […]

New local artists

New & Trending at Bird on a Wire

Every month, new local artists arrive at our store and it is very exciting to see their hard work pay off as their work begins to gain popularity! Many of our returning customers like to come by often just to see the new items we carry since they know we are always getting in new work […]


Staff Picks – Graduation Gifts

Graduation is just around the corner for so many people this time of year! My own graduation from university is in just a couple of short weeks, and like so many others I cannot believe it has already arrived. Whether graduating from high school or post-secondary studies, it is an incredibly exciting time to celebrate […]

Local artists

Artist Spotlight – Strathcona 1890

These past few weeks at Bird on a Wire have been busy! We have had the pleasure of working with new, local artists from many different disciplines, including Judy Kenzie from Strathcona1890. Strathcona1890 is an ambitious project that aims to provide GMO-free, untreated, open-pollinated, heirloom seeds for sustainable food resources. Part of the proceeds of […]

Art-Inspired Activities

Art-Inspired Activities around Vancouver

With Mother’s Day approaching, we’re all scrambling for the perfect gift to show mom that how much we care. Bird On A Wire has many great handmade local goodies, but why not consider another type of gift as well? The gift of creativity, and time with you! There are so many classes and workshops around Vancouver […]

saturday well-spent

Staff Picks & Tricks – Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is only a few short weeks away! Here at Bird on a Wire, we have many beautiful items made by our artists that will show your mom just how much you appreciate her. This week I decided to ask my lovely colleague Lynne which items she thinks would make a wonderful present for Mother’s Day. […]