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DIY Back to School Crafts

Top 3 DIY Back to School Crafts

Spruce up your school year with our Top 3 DIY Back to School Crafts! Guaranteed to make you stand out from the crowd, these crafts range from beginner to advanced so there is something for very age group. Grab your scissors and felts, and let’s get crafty! DIY Back to School Crafts: Handmade Bookmarks Beginner […]


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 […]

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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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Locally-Made is for Lovers! Staff Picks for Valentine’s Day

OK. Don’t panic, but Valentine’s Day is two weeks away. Whether you have a honey pie at home or you’re just looking to show a friend some love, Bird on a Wire Creations has a wide selection of locally made gifts for giving! We’ve asked our staff to pick out their favourite gifts for Valentine’s […]

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Five Locally-Made Items to Help You Survive a Wet Winter

Looking at the calendar wondering when winter will be over? Horrified to discover we’ve still got another two months to go? Luckily, we here at Bird on a Wire Creations have five items from our local artists & artisans that will help you snuggle up and bunker down for the second half of winter. Blanket Scarves […]

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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 […]

Back to School

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 […]

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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 […]