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The Wonderful World Of Heather Boyd Wire ~ #HeatherBoydWire #Giveaway

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I love a great Canadian success story…

Heather Boyd is a master with wire.  She can do things with wire that I never thought were possible.

It all started about 20 years ago when Heather began selling her jewelry on the streets of Montreal.  She met her wire artist husband there, quickly adopted his medium,  and started creating her very own wire jewelry masterpieces.

Heather has come a long way since her days as a street vendor.  Over the years she has acquired some well-known clients like the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, and the National Gallery of Canada.  Focusing on designing wire earrings, pins and bookmarks, Heather also specializes in custom wedding cake toppers.  I adore her bicycle cake toppers!

I was first introduced to Heather’s work at the BConnected parent blogger conference here in Ottawa a couple of weeks ago.  Heather was an attendee who generously donated a few of her pieces as door prizes at the conference.  I am pretty sure the whole room full of social media experts fell in love with her designs as soon as they saw them. Heather’s door prizes were wire masterpieces, created by Heather, featuring pins and bookmarks with a computer in the design (with an @ symbol on the screen), and a pair of Twitter-inspired earrings like these:


Needless to say, when I saw those Twitter earrings, I just couldn’t help myself – I had to order a pair!! So order I did.  I hopped on Heather’s Etsy site and placed an order for these earrings,  AND for a pair of adorable camera earrings, which I plan on giving to my niece who is a budding photographer:


So I anxiously awaited my package from Heather Boyd Wire.

Bingo! It arrived in a matter of days!

Little did I know that Heather had some amazing surprises awaiting me when I opened my package.  Besides the fantastic Twitter and camera earrings you see in the photos above, here is what I found inside my package:


Not only had Heather included one of those super cute computer necklaces in my package, she had taken my suggestion I had mentioned to her earlier (about creating custom-made Twitter handle necklaces) and custom-designed two difference necklaces with @CanBlogHouse on them.

I was literally blown away by the fact that Heather had taken my suggestion to heart, had designed two for me – AND included them as a surprise for me with my order.

My very own Twitter (bird) on a wire! (hmmm…how about that idea, Heather? The Twitter bird made from some Heather Boyd Wire!).


I was SO impressed with the workmanship on my custom-made Twitter handle necklaces, I immediately wrote Heather and told her she MUST start custom-making these for others who want them.  They are just that GREAT! Because this was Heather’s first attempt at making Twitter handle necklaces, she has asked that I try them out for awhile to see how they feel when I’m wearing them, how they hold up to some daily wear and tear, and if all goes well, she may just start offering custom-made Twitter handle necklaces for sale on her site.

My personal opinion at this point? I think Heather has a hit in her hands! The necklaces look amazing, they are easy to get on and off, and they are made with quality jewelry findings and non-tarnish aluminum wire.  Earrings are made with surgical steel hooks that are hypo-allergenic.

So stay tuned. I will be the first to let you know if these become available to all tweeps!

In the meantime, be sure to take a browse through the Heather Boyd Wire website and check out all of Heather’s fab creations! There are some pretty amazing pieces in there.  I’m sensing some of them would make pretty terrific Mother’s and Father’s Day gifts.

Guess what?  Just because I love my readers and tweeps so much, I ordered an extra set of Twitter earrings from Heather to give away here at Canadian Blog House.  So now you can get a chance to WIN your very own set of @ and # earrings!!  I love mine, and I’m betting you’ll love them too!!

Here’s how you can enter to WIN:

a Rafflecopter giveaway





Disclosure:  Canadian Blog House purchased the earrings blogged about in this post.  Heather Boyd graciously gifted me the three necklaces blogged about in this post with no expectation of any promotion.  All opinions are my own. 

  1. May 11, 2014

    Shelley Nelson

    Wow Sandy

    It looks like I may have won this!! Yahoo! These are so so cute. Am I right?

    • May 11, 2014


      I believe it’s you 🙂 Please check your emails…I sent the winning one out this morning.

  2. May 10, 2014

    Silvia D

    my passion is photography so I like the Camera neclace or the earrings!

  3. May 10, 2014

    stacey dempsey

    I couldnt find a name for it but the necklace which is a tree with ruby colored beads is really nice

  4. May 7, 2014


    I really hope to win the @ or # sign as I work in IT
    Really cool to show up to work with these great earrings on 🙂

  5. May 6, 2014

    Carol M (Lushka S)

    I like a lot, but I’ll go with the wire whisk earrings

    • May 6, 2014


      That one is adorable and so unique, Helene! You should 🙂 Thanks for entering!

    • May 6, 2014


      Hi Shawna! Me too…just love mine! Thanks for entering!

  6. May 5, 2014

    Jenn @YouPinspireMe

    The whisk earrings are FANTASTIC, but I would KILL for a @YouPinspireMe necklace!!

    • May 6, 2014


      Hehehe! Well a @YouPinspireMe necklace WOULD look pretty cool around your neck, Jenn! Thanks for entering!

  7. May 2, 2014


    Heart design!

    • May 6, 2014


      That is sweet, eh Danielle? Thanks for entering!

  8. May 2, 2014

    Lynda Cook

    She has quite a few items that I love! I like the OWL EARRINGS and the CAT BROOCH BLUE it’s so close to my birthstone

    • May 6, 2014


      I had to go look at those, Lynda….great choices!! Thanks for entering 🙂

  9. May 1, 2014



    • May 1, 2014


      Wait….what????….how did I miss those, Lucy! Going to have to go check those out 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  10. April 30, 2014

    Amy Heffernan

    I love the heart design!

    • May 6, 2014


      Me too, Amy 🙂 I bet a lot of ladies would like that one. Thanks for entering!

  11. April 27, 2014

    Elizabeth Vlug

    I love the unique Bicycle Bracelet. Very cute!

    • April 28, 2014


      Me too, Elizabeth 🙂 Pretty cute for sure. Thanks for entering!

  12. April 27, 2014


    I love the Bicycle bracelet!

    • April 28, 2014


      That one has lots of fans, Patti 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  13. April 27, 2014

    lori b

    i like the swimmer necklace

    • April 28, 2014


      I will have to go look at that one, Lori. I never noticed it! Thanks for entering 🙂

  14. April 27, 2014

    Lori Bazan

    I love her Wire Whisk Earrings

    • April 28, 2014


      Yes, those are cute, Lori…great for the home cook 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  15. April 27, 2014



    • April 28, 2014


      Seems I missed that one too. I’ll have to go look, Pam. Thanks for entering!

  16. April 27, 2014

    Brenda Penton

    I’d love to have a Twitter handle necklace 🙂 Has she been convinced yet? haha.

    Since that isn’t an option, I would choose the Atom Necklace.

    • April 27, 2014


      LOL Brenda! I’m working hard on it 🙂 That atom necklace seems to be a popular choice. I love the look of that one too. Thanks for entering!

  17. April 27, 2014


    Definitely love the twitter earrings & those personalized necklaces are so cute!

    • April 27, 2014


      I wore my Twitter earrings today, Alyssa, and had all kinds of compliments on them. People thought they were so cute 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  18. April 27, 2014

    spamgirl / Kitty Cartouche


    • April 27, 2014


      If you are a reader, this one would be great, Kitty! I just love the little computer. Thanks for entering!

    • April 27, 2014


      Ooooh! I love that, Betty! I hadn’t noticed that one yet 🙂 Thanks for sharing the link and for entering!

  19. April 26, 2014

    Jennifer D

    I love the tree necklace!

    • April 27, 2014


      Me too, Jennifer! It’s a great piece 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  20. April 26, 2014

    Life of K

    I don’t think I could choose! I really like the tree pendants in the jewellery gallery but couldn’t find them on her Etsy site. I’m going to keep her in mind for Christmas gifts!

    • April 27, 2014


      Are those the trees with the curly brances, Life of K? I love those. I’ll have to check with Heather to see if she has those. Thanks for entering!

  21. April 26, 2014

    Victoria Ess


    • April 27, 2014


      That one is pretty cool, Victoria 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  22. April 26, 2014

    James Robb

    My nieces will love these! So adorbs

    • April 27, 2014


      Sounds like you are a great uncle, James 🙂 Yes, I bet your nieces would love Heather’s pieces…there’s something for everyone in her collection. Thanks for entering!

  23. April 26, 2014

    angela mitchell

    Wow I really love her stuff — so unique! My favourite is the treble clef necklace.

    • April 27, 2014


      I agree, Angela! I had to go take a look at the treble clef…I had missed that one! Music fans would probably love that one 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  24. April 26, 2014


    I really like the tree necklace (it is a real eye-catcher – stunning!)

    • April 27, 2014


      That’s a great way to describe that piece, Suzi 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  25. April 26, 2014


    I like the wired tree necklace with the beads for leaves. She has some great ideas.

    • April 27, 2014


      She sure does, Cruiser, and I love how she takes people’s ideas into consideration for design (like she did with my twitter handle). Thanks for entering!

  26. April 26, 2014

    Maegan Morin

    There are no names but I really love earrings that kind of look like galaxies 😀

    • April 26, 2014


      I think those are the galaxy earrings, Maegan. They are listed on another page 🙂 Thanks for entering!

  27. April 25, 2014


    Wow it was hard to choose one. The wire whisk earrings are cute! But my favourite is the hashtag and at sign… and the feet earrings (on her etsy page).

    • April 26, 2014


      I had totally missed seeing those, Catherine! They are cute! Great for a chef or home cook! Thanks for entering 🙂

  28. April 25, 2014

    Rita O'Neal

    There is so much that I like; however, I love the guitar pick earrings for my daughter!

    • April 26, 2014


      Oooh! How did I miss those, Rita? I have to go take a look! Thanks for entering 🙂

  29. April 25, 2014

    Chelsea M

    I love the Atom Earrings! They’re absolutely gorgeous and not something that you can get just anywhere.

    • April 26, 2014


      That’s what I love about Heather’s work…it’s so unique 🙂 Thanks for entering, Chelsea!!

  30. April 25, 2014


    I have had my eye on her site for a while! Loving the look of your personalized necklace. Perfect for tweet-ups.

    I love the Bicycle Bracelet. So cute.

    • April 25, 2014


      Thanks Shannon! Yes I think I will be wearing that a lot 🙂 Love the bicycle bracelet too…and the other related bicycle items. Very cute! Thanks for entering!

  31. April 25, 2014

    Genuine Jenn

    Oh my! that is a hard one. I love the # & @ earrings and the cat book mark and I love your custom necklace.. and the watercan and flower earrings and………

    • April 25, 2014


      Hehehe….I have the same problem, Jenn. I could probably buy 3/4 of the jewelry on her site 🙂 Thanks, I love my custom necklace too! Thank you for entering!

  32. April 25, 2014

    Joy M.

    I love these items – really neat, and unique – would be hard to choose just one – maybe the sax necklace for my daughter – or a cat bookmark for me!

    • April 25, 2014


      Oooh! Is your daughter a sax player? If so, that would be a great one for her 🙂 I know many people who would love the cat bookmark too. Thanks for entering, Joy!

  33. April 25, 2014

    Shelley Nelson

    She has some fabulous items -glad you pointed out her site. Love the atom earrings and the treble clef earrings.

    • April 25, 2014


      Hi Shelley! Great to see you here!! Yes, those atom earrings caught my eye – love those. Thanks for entering 🙂

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