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Vancouver Mural Fest

Vancouver Mural Fest Recap 2018

Another year, another Vancouver Mural Fest! Aug 11th saw a section of Main St closed off to traffic and flooded with hundreds of Vancouverites enjoying a day of art and culture. Vancouver Mural Fest 2018 Mural Fest is an annual Vancouver street fair that celebrates artists and local vendors. Over 30 artists took to the […]


Vancouver Car Free Day June 17th Recap

We just completed another wonderful Car Free Day on Main St! Vancouver Car Free Day on Main St Car Free Day is an annual grassroots street festival that celebrates local businesses and promotes sustainability. Along Main St on June 17th, over 20 streets were closed off to car traffic, letting the Vancouver public enjoy a […]

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Car Free Day Vancouver is June 17th on Main St

The much anticipated Car Free Day returns to Vancouver on Main St this June 17th! Car Free Day is an annual free event where people are encouraged to get around without cars and instead ride a bus, bicycle, or walk. Spanning 21 blocks, from East Broadway to 33rd Ave, the Main St. event is the largest of the […]


DIY Mother’s Day Thumbprint Magnets for KIDS! Saturday, May 12th

Making Magnets for Mom this Mother’s Day Get ready, kids! If you drop by on Saturday, May 12th from 12-4pm, join us for a fun crafting event in-store. On the day before Mother’s Day, we will be running a DIY magnet making event for kids of all ages! DIY Crafting with Local Artist Mathilde Fabry […]

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It’s The Perfect Time To Learn Cross Stitch

It’s the perfect time to cross stitch. I mean, it’s the new year. We realise it’s “the perfect time” to start anything. Yoga. Veganism. Finally making a souffle. (Does anyone make souffles anymore?) But resolutions aside, we mean it, it really is the perfect time to cross stitch! Here’s three reasons why: Cross stitch is […]

100 hats on sale at Bird on a Wire


Winter has begun, and whether it’s the freezing rain or the crisp dry days that are making it feel like the cold is literally seeping into your bones, one thing is for sure – your closet doesn’t have enough winter hats to help keep you warm & stylin’! “What?” you say.  Do you actually want […]

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 […]

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Bouquets by Mary – Easter Flower Bouquets

Easter Flower Bouquets Spring has sprung in Vancouver and Easter is just around the corner! With all of the flowers in bloom and Easter weekend dinners to attend, we suggest coming by the shop Easter weekend to pick up a beautiful bouquet made by our friend, Mary. Easter Gifting! Mary Kelava of Bouquets by Mary […]

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Kiki Kids Wear – SALE!

Saying goodbye is SUCH a hard thing. And saying goodbye is particularly difficult when you’ve worked with an amazingly talented artist for years!  Petra of Kiki Kids Wear is a wonderful kids clothing designer and tailor, who has given our customers many years of impeccably crafted (and fun!) dresses, skirts & t-shirts.  She is now retiring her […]