Elysian Woods

Elysian Woods Hi, I'm Dana, creator of Elysian Woods! I make original and personalized woodburned art - inspired by my love of nature and good vibes. Original and personalized woodburnings - inspired by my love of nature, and good vibes.
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It’s Monday, the sun is shining, and we woke up today so we are BLESSED. 💛 Needing some retail therapy while staying hom...
03/16/2020

It’s Monday, the sun is shining, and we woke up today so we are BLESSED. 💛 Needing some retail therapy while staying home? My stickers are 20% off right now (including the bundles!) Click the link in my bio or type ElysianWoods.Etsy.com into your browser to shop ✨🌈

Well, this is hard to post for some reason. It reallllly feels like I’m putting myself out there, ya know? 😉 I highly re...
01/17/2020

Well, this is hard to post for some reason. It reallllly feels like I’m putting myself out there, ya know? 😉 I highly recommend creating a self portrait if you’re an artist (of any medium!) Life imitating art ✨
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Self portrait burned on basswood plank from @walnuthollow with a @razertip SSD10 burner. 🔥

01/15/2020

Here is my work in progress of a work in progress, myself. Frida Kahlo said “I am my own muse. The subject I know best. The subject I want to know better.” THINK about that. 🙌🏼 As artists, we gather inspiration from various personal and unique places, mine being nature, mostly. But what actually spills out onto that canvas, that is your inspiration & intuition manifesting itself into art. It’s beautiful. It’s empowering. With each new piece I create, I learn more about myself. Do you feel the same? ✨

I hope everyone’s holiday season is going well! 🎄I’m about 75% done with shopping, the house is only about 50% clean at ...
12/12/2019

I hope everyone’s holiday season is going well! 🎄I’m about 75% done with shopping, the house is only about 50% clean at any given time, and I’m probably consuming 200% the recommended amount of caffeine every day 😜
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I am still taking ornament orders & they will be ready for Christmas!

Go to
ElysianWoods.Etsy.com
to take a peek and grab some handmade gifts for your loved ones! 💛

Last night I took a break from working on orders to create these butterflies 🦋 I don’t usually do seasonal designs.. eve...
12/05/2019

Last night I took a break from working on orders to create these butterflies 🦋 I don’t usually do seasonal designs.. even as there’s snow on the ground I feel inspired to create more vibrant nature pieces. Maybe it’s my longing for warmth and sunshine?
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Thank you @artezaofficial for your awesome selection of mediums & colors! And @walnuthollow for your beautiful birch ornaments! 🎨

I extended my sale one more day! All original artworks are discounted in my shop. This is the lowest you’ll see these - ...
12/01/2019

I extended my sale one more day! All original artworks are discounted in my shop. This is the lowest you’ll see these - if a piece speaks to you, make sure to grab it today! 💛
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Happy SBS from Chicago! This is my lil family - my husband, and my daughter who now enjoys making grumpy faces when she ...
11/30/2019

Happy SBS from Chicago! This is my lil family - my husband, and my daughter who now enjoys making grumpy faces when she knows she’s getting her photo taken 😅
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When you make a purchase from a small business, you’re doing more than just buying something. You’re helping a person chase their dream. You’re supporting someone’s art, craft, restaurant, and so much more (you get the gist 😉) You’re buying a work of HEART. I speak for all my fellow small business owners when I say that any love for our business means the WORLD to us. The small purchases mean just as much as the big ones!
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From the bottom of my heart, thank you for doing all of that for me. Thank you for helping me support my family. Please enjoy 15% off your personalized ornament, spoon, or sticker order with code SMALLBIZ 💛 All original artworks are on sale too, no code necessary. My shop link is in my bio! ElysianWoods.Etsy.com

Spending our Sunday eating the gingerbread house we made yesterday & watching Disney movies 💛 (and packaging orders duri...
11/24/2019

Spending our Sunday eating the gingerbread house we made yesterday & watching Disney movies 💛 (and packaging orders during naptime 😉) Lots of personalized spoon orders this week, thank you!

11/21/2019

Some people, especially those who haven’t tried woodburning, may think that text is one of the easiest things to burn. I think it’s quite the opposite, requiring a ton of patience and a super steady hand. But there’s nothing better than turning on some music and zoning out in the details of burning text. 💛🔥

Just listed some new originals in the shop! ✨..ElysianWoods.Etsy.com
11/20/2019

Just listed some new originals in the shop! ✨
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...because the world needs more of that 💛..Happy Friday, loves! ✌🏼✨
11/15/2019

...because the world needs more of that 💛
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Happy Friday, loves! ✌🏼✨

Let’s take a minute to appreciate the little things - like how BEAUTIFUL birch bark is 😍 ..Every week until Christmas I’...
11/12/2019

Let’s take a minute to appreciate the little things - like how BEAUTIFUL birch bark is 😍
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Every week until Christmas I’ll be running a sale on a different item in my shop. This week my photo ornaments are on sale! I make some for my family every year with an updated family photo. Engagement, new baby, family vacation, or just a selfie with your best friend.. let me preserve that memory into a lasting keepsake for you. 💛
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11/11/2019

A little afternoon meditation burning after working on ornament orders ✨

New botanical spoons are live in the shop! 🌻🌿🐝.ElysianWoods.Etsy.com
11/07/2019

New botanical spoons are live in the shop! 🌻🌿🐝
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NEW. STICKERS. ARE. LIVE! 🎉 Which is your favorite?!..I have four new sticker designs captured from my original woodburn...
10/30/2019

NEW. STICKERS. ARE. LIVE! 🎉 Which is your favorite?!
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I have four new sticker designs captured from my original woodburned art! I have also opened my shop up with the rest of my sticker reproductions, as well as all of my in stock & ready to ship pieces. Stickers can be purchased individually or as part of 2 different “bundles.”
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Also, thank you all for sticking around during my absence with moving! I appreciate your support SO very much. More to come, soon! 😉
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I’ve been trying to capture this woodburning among an actual swallowtail, which is native to our area. I was so happy wh...
09/21/2019

I’ve been trying to capture this woodburning among an actual swallowtail, which is native to our area. I was so happy when this piece found a new home yesterday. Before I ship it, I tried one more time to capture a photo with one on our nature walk this morning. My efforts failed, but I did find this Cecropia Moth caterpillar which was pretty rad. 🐛

My favorite little photo-bomber 💛 #WorkAtHomeMom
08/28/2019

My favorite little photo-bomber 💛
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I just wanted to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for all the love you’ve shown me & my new book! 💛 This is ser...
08/27/2019

I just wanted to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for all the love you’ve shown me & my new book! 💛 This is seriously a dream come true. A couple years ago, I was a new mama, just looking to spark my artistic skills back up after baby. I desperately craved a creative outlet, and I needed to do something for me. *Insert Elysian Woods.* I never thought in my wildest dreams that it would grow into what it’s become. There is absolutely nothing better than receiving a message from one of you letting me know I’ve inspired you to create your own art. I’m so grateful for this platform. Pinch me! .
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Sooo I’ve you’ve read this far - let’s have a giveaway! 🎉 Like this photo & tag your artistic friends for your chance to win a copy of Modern Woodburning! 3 extra entries for sharing this post! Contest closes 8/29 at 4pm EST. US entries only, please.

Florals three ways 🌺🌸🌼
08/25/2019

Florals three ways 🌺🌸🌼

08/23/2019

My favorite part of burning 🔥 💨

08/22/2019

Spending this cloudy day burning some florals with my new @walnuthollow creative woodburner! I’m really loving this burner. I’m using the ball point tip at highest heat here. 🖊

I love creating butterflies because I love what they stand for - endurance, change, hope, and life. 🦋
08/21/2019

I love creating butterflies because I love what they stand for - endurance, change, hope, and life. 🦋

A little throwback, because it’s getting down to the end of Leo season! ♌️ Where are my fellow Leo’s? When’s your birthd...
08/20/2019

A little throwback, because it’s getting down to the end of Leo season! ♌️ Where are my fellow Leo’s? When’s your birthday? 🦁

Remember those snowboard cores I burned? 🔥 They made their way back to @gilsonsnow to be finished, and now they’re ready...
08/13/2019

Remember those snowboard cores I burned? 🔥 They made their way back to @gilsonsnow to be finished, and now they’re ready to find a home! The mandala design is a 144 and the tiger is a 155. Contact them for purchase info! 🙏🏼

”The flower doesn’t dream of the bee; it blossoms and the bee comes.” 🐝
08/06/2019

”The flower doesn’t dream of the bee; it blossoms and the bee comes.” 🐝

So... I’ve been keeping a little secret 🤫••Throughout my journey as an artist, I’ve received many messages asking for be...
08/02/2019

So... I’ve been keeping a little secret 🤫


Throughout my journey as an artist, I’ve received many messages asking for beginner tips and tricks for pyrography. I’m really excited to announce that I have the opportunity to share my knowledge with you all with my new book! This project started at the end of last year and I seriously poured my heart into it - I truly hope to reach my goal of teaching and inspiring new woodburners!


You’ll learn everything you need to know to begin woodburning - tools, safety, materials, and beginner techniques, all with helpful photos! I’ll walk you through 9 fun projects (with original design templates included!) I have shared my best tips & advice... I guess you could say I’m an open book. 😉


Modern Woodburning will be available soon for purchase at JoAnn’s, AC Moore, and Amazon. I’ll be sharing more about this soon. 💛

New collection is LIVE! 🎉Use code SUMMER for 10% off, today only. ElysianWoods.Etsy.com 💛
08/01/2019

New collection is LIVE! 🎉
Use code SUMMER for 10% off, today only.
ElysianWoods.Etsy.com 💛

It’s my latest collection release day, yay!! 🎉All the pieces I’ve been working on lately will be available for purchase ...
08/01/2019

It’s my latest collection release day, yay!! 🎉

All the pieces I’ve been working on lately will be available for purchase today at 2pm in my Etsy shop! I’ll post when it goes live.

Which is your favorite? 🦋🌿🍄

07/30/2019

While I’m waiting on a new Razertip pen, I had to break out my A1 from day one, my @walnuthollow Versa Tool 💛

Creating this custom-ordered Om piece came at the perfect time for ya girl. It was just about as calming as you could im...
07/29/2019

Creating this custom-ordered Om piece came at the perfect time for ya girl. It was just about as calming as you could imagine. The to-do lists have been long lately, but I’m really excited to show you all my new collection and make an announcement soon! 👀

07/24/2019

A little time lapse video from a piece in my new collection - coming soon! 🍄

Another custom ukulele in the books! This was commissioned by a mom for a graduation gift for her lovely daughter. I hop...
07/22/2019

Another custom ukulele in the books! This was commissioned by a mom for a graduation gift for her lovely daughter. I hope it brings her immense joy in her new journey after graduation. 💛

Another custom ukulele in the books! This was commissioned by a mom for a graduation gift for her lovely daughter. I hop...
07/22/2019

Another custom ukulele in the books! This was commissioned by a mom for a graduation gift for her lovely daughter. I hope it brings her immense joy in her new journey after graduation. 💛

Yesterday was bittersweet as I packed up the snowboard cores to send back to Gilson 💛 I put a lot of heart & soul into t...
07/16/2019

Yesterday was bittersweet as I packed up the snowboard cores to send back to Gilson 💛 I put a lot of heart & soul into these pieces and I can’t wait to see them all finished!

07/12/2019

Just some real-time line work goodness for your Friday afternoon! This custom ukulele is coming along... 🎶

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Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
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Got my purchases today. Couldn't be happier. Amazing artist. And a friend.....
3rd order (one in the middle) and sure enough I wasn't disappointed. I thank God for talented friends and thank you Dana for another masterpiece creation. This won't be the last time i would be buying from you 💕