Meet the artist

Hi, I'm Hannah, the creator of Knots and Embers. I started this little venture back in 2020 when life slowed down enough for me to get back into exploring my creativity and it's now turned into my full-time business.

Having explored various art mediums during an Art Foundation course after I left school, life eventually got in the way and I gradually got out of practise of making art.

A couple of years ago, whilst working as a forest school leader, I came across a cheap pyrography tool and experimented with simple signs like 'Bug Hotel' and 'Log House' for our outdoor area, but it wasn't until I created my first piece of pyrography art as a gift for my sister that I began taking it seriously.

That tree pose piece is where it all started and is what sparked the idea of taking it further (and it's still offered in my shop!).

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My favourite pieces to burn are designs based on yoga and anything that involves nature or animals. In fact, I do a bit of dog walking on the side with Skinner's Strolls because I love dogs and walking in nature so much.
If you have a special animal in your life and are interested in a pet portrait, or would like any other bespoke piece, do get in touch about a custom order. 

Eco-friendly, low-waste art

Creating art that brings joy and has minimal impact on the planet is at the heart of Knots and Embers' ethos.

I make every effort to source all my materials responsibly. All my wood used is locally-sourced from felled sick or dangerous trees, the oil used for sealing is natural and vegan, any paint used is ethically-sourced and made from natural pigments, and all macrame is made from recycled yarn.

Find out more about my sustainability practices.

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