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Things To Do In Vancouver: Craft and the Furious Comedy Night

Craft and the Furious Comedy Night “Are your favorite things Crafts, Comedy, and a movie franchise that’s basically people with muscles, whose superpower is that they’re good with cars? Even if only one of these is your jam, you’ll have a fun weird time at the Craft and the Furious.” Matty Vu is the comedian […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts – Staff Picks!

Mother’s Day is May 13th – just four weeks away! Here at Bird on a Wire, we want to share some of our favourite Mother’s Day gifts and treats! Because every mother should feel special, appreciated and loved, and how better than with locally crafted art? In store, our gifts selections range from edible to […]

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Earth Day Vancouver 2018: Buying Local and Going Green

Buying Local and Going Green Earth Day has us thinking about our planet and how our actions impact the environment. From decreasing our carbon footprint, producing less waste, and being eco-conscious when we shop, there are many simple yet effective ways we make positive change everyday. Buying local is not only a fun way to […]

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Meet Vancouver Artist Jasmine Habart of My Cat is People

Women in Art Spotlight In celebration of International Women’s Day, for the month of March we are featuring four fabulous female artists, whose work is available every day at Bird On A Wire Creations. For our final Women in Art Spotlight, we feature Jasmine Habart of My Cat Is People. Jasmine spoke to us about perseverance, […]

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Getting to know Vancouver Pottery Artist Robyn Williams

Women in Art Spotlight In celebration of International Women’s Day, for the month of March we’ll be featuring four of our fabulous female artists. This week, for our second Women in Art Spotlight, we’re featuring Vancouverite Robyn Williams, founder of Willowcraft Pottery. Pottery for Beginners Some people strike oil, some strike gold, Robyn struck clay. […]

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Where Artists Create: gogoBags

This week, owner and operator Kate Nagel spoke with Anahita Shahrvini of gogoBags. Based in Vancouver, gogoBags creates eco-friendly, natural cotton, food-safe bags for the environmentally conscious. Inspiration Behind Starting a Local Business What I love most about my career is how everyday things around me can inspire me to improve on what I know. For […]

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Lynne Fahnestalk’s Up-cycled Robot Sculptures

International Women’s day is March 8th, and for the month of March, we’ll be featuring four of our fabulous female artists. This week, for our first Women in Art Spotlight, we feature Vancouverite Lynne Fahnestalk and her magnificent bots. Lynne Fahnestalk’s Up-cycled Robot Sculptures Lynne creates one-of-a-kind robot sculptures from up-cycled metal parts.  Each bot […]

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Five Free Family Activities for Spring Break 2018

Kids. You’ve got them around for two whole weeks! You’ll feed them and house them, sure. But how are you going to possibly keep them entertained – on a budget? Spring Break lands March 19th to 29th this year. Luckily we’ve got five free spring break activities for your kids (although you might have to […]

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Where Artists Create: Reclaimed Print Co

This week, owner and operator Kate Nagel is introducing a new blog feature “Where Artists Create.” For our first WAC, Kate dropped in to the Reclaimed Print Co studio. Now, we won’t say Kate’s been avoiding blogging but, well, you can read for yourself: An Introduction to “Where Artists Create” Three years in the making! […]

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#PINGAME: Why Enamel Pins are Making a Comeback

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but we are definitely going through a pin renaissance. And with good reason. The enamel pin: easier to adorn than a sew-on patch, a pop of personality to any bag or jacket, and the answer for supporting your favourite local artist without breaking the bank!   At Bird on a […]