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Introducing: New Holiday Artists!

It’s time to start Holiday shopping in earnest! Buckle down and start researching your friends and family to discover their favourite gifts. To help you find something truly unique, never before seen, we are happy to announce a large selection of brand new holiday artists in our store and on our shelves! It’s hard to […]

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Crafting For The Holidays

The Holidays are about finding warmth in one another, putting your best self out there and savouring moments that suspend time. Here at Bird, we cherish gift giving and so do our customers. Lots of us will aim even higher with gifts this season. In true holiday spirit we’re putting our best asset into these next-level gifts, […]

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Top Holiday Hostess Gifts

With the holidays on the horizon, the list of party invitations get longer and closer together. Being a great host is an important and challenging role in itself, but being a good guest can be equally stressful. How late is fashionably late? What does semi-formal really mean? And… what on earth do you bring the […]

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Meet Team Bird!

With the Holidays around the corner, we’re looking forward to seeing many new and familiar faces entering our shop. As a way of welcome, we would like to introduce you to our bright, thriving, and fresh Team Bird! We’re excited to meet you! Meet the new Vancouver gift specialist team at Bird on a Wire […]

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We’re hiring at Bird!

SALARY: $15 – 17/hour depending on experience DAYS/WEEK: Saturday – Wednesday If you’re looking for a job where what you do has a positive impact on your community as well as our environment, you will love working at our retail store! Carrying the best in handmade art and artisan creations, we work with local artists […]

Needle Felting Classes

Needle felting classes have arrived!

We’re ramping up our fall classes and needle felting is on the books! Bird On A Wire Creations welcomes back our instructor, Yuki Nicholochuk. She’s a Vancouver-based, Osaka-born entrepreneur and artist, teaching our needle felting courses in September, October and November. “I have always been interested in different arts and crafts, and I decided it […]


Main Street Art: Recap of the Vancouver Mural Festival

Every day Vancouver’s vibrant art community is represented on the Eastside’s Main Street. Simply walking the two dozen blocks between the Welcome Mount Pleasant clock and 30th, you’ll find shops selling, framing, and displaying local artists. If you’re lucky, you’ll find friends of ours like Sola Fiedler wandering the streets looking for new inspiration. And […]


The Best of Vancouver’s End of Summer Events 2017!

Since we’ve been greeted to a summer of long, warm days and nights, you could be forgiven for forgetting summer 2017 is coming to an end! Here is our list of Van-based end of summer events that you can’t miss before summer ends–a gentle reminder about the things you meant to go to all summer, […]

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Best of Back to School at Bird HQ!

Summer vacation has come to an end and it’s time to head back into the classroom. The last few months have blessed us with longer days, later bedtimes and backpacks full of picnic food instead of textbooks. Getting back into the swing of things means more than just new clothes and earlier start-times though—there’s planning […]