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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. […]

Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Association

Bird on a Wire featured on the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement blog

We are thrilled to be featured on the Mount Pleasant Business Improvement blog! The Mount Pleasant Business Improvement Area’s (MPBIA) mandate is to create an enhanced business environment and to assist our members with any related individual concerns. The second oldest BIA in the City, founded in 1989, they effectively organize and finance area improvement programs […]


Top 10 Holiday Gifts for Ladies and Gents

Still trying to find that special gift for someone you love? Our staff took a few minutes to pick out some of their favourite gifts for guys and gals this holiday season. Take a look through and tell us which ones you love most!   Top 5 for Guys Hand and Sew – ($30-85) Handmade […]


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, […]