"neat stuff for every nest"



Blackbird first opened its doors in April 2007.

Peter and Lisa Belfry took over as the new proprietors in November 2014.  We want to continue the tradition of offering “neat stuff for every nest” and strive to fill the store with a wondrous assortment of home and garden décor and gift items.

Blackbird offers gorgeous, Canadian made feather ‑ filled cushions, placemats and tableware, a  range  of  candles,  lotions  and  creams.    We  are  proud  to  stock  handmade  pewter  from  Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Bee and Dragonfly glassware from La Rochere, Whitewater Candles made  in Beachburg and Bee  by  the  Sea  products  from  Barrie,  Ontario.



Welcome to the online home of Blackbird. This little jewel of a gift shop is bursting with gorgeous home décor items and unique gifts, many of which are Canadian made. You will find an array of fun kitchen gadgets, placemats and table runners, glassware, candles and bath and body products, mats and tea­ ‐ towels, cards and gift wrap. If you are looking for a unique gift, a sumptuous feather -­ filled cushion, an elegant throw for your sofa or something to set off your dining table, then stop into Blackbird.

Store Hours  

Mondays for January & February : Closed

Tuesday through Saturday : 10:00 to 5:00

Sunday: 11:00 to 4:00

Products & Service


Blackbird offers “neat stuff for every nest”.    We offer an ever changing array of gorgeous home décor and gift  items to help your home reflect your personal style.  New items arrive weekly.

We are proud to be the Almonte retailer for Bee by the Sea products, Basic Spirit Pewter, La Rochere  glassware,  Cedar  Mountain  wooden  postcards,  Whitewater  Candles,  Devlin  Art  Glass, the Perth Soap Company and a line of Canadian made, vintage design pillows, mugs and totes. Blackbird offers cards from The New Yorker, Victoria & Albert and Museums & Galleries lines.

Can’t find what you are looking for? Just ask and we will try our very best to find the items for you. Gift cards are available in any denomination for the perfect gift!