Hannah's Business Timeline

Little Alf

Little Alf

Little Alf, it all started with one pony who stands at just 28 inches high. Little Alf came to Live with Hannah in 2012 and gave her a new focus when she needed one the most. Hannah Started a blog about Little Alf online and he soon acquired a large following. He now has a series of books published about him, merchandise and his on Yorkshire Dales trail. He kicked off Hannah’s love for business, career as an author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker.
Quirky Cows

Quirky Cows

Quirky Cows! Hannah is the director of Quirky Cows alongside her Mum Sharron Russell; Quirky Cows is an art-based company. Hannah’s mum Sharron began painting one day in 2017 as she found it therapeutic to paint after having a long-term illness called ‘ME’ Sharron began painting one day after her husband told her to paint a Cow, so she did, soon after a series of quirky characters emerged. Hannah began selling them online and posting on social media about them without her Mum knowing and people loved them. Soon after she had to break the news about selling them and shortly after the brand was born. Quirky Cows has become a huge household name in recent years, the artwork is now a popular purchase across the UK and globe and can be found on many household items as well as paintings and prints for your home. www.quirkycows.com
Russell Rhino

Russell Rhino

Russell Rhino, an international clothing company dedicated to Helping Rhinos, it all began in 2018, Hannah has a love for animals and doing what she can to help them. She has always had a huge love for Rhinos and one summer she designed some graphics she thought would look cool on clothing, she purchased a couple herself and then began to wear them, a lot of people started asking where she got them from and she decided to make the t-shirt available for others, giving a percentage of the sale back to Helping Rhinos, within 6 months the brand had grown increasingly and Hannah had become an ambassador to Helping Rhinos. The brand has now gone international with thousands of products being shipped around the globe each year, the USA, Germany, Brazil, Switzerland are among many of the countries Russel Rhino clothing has gone to. The mission is to help raise awareness for Rhinos and help stop the plight in them becoming extinct. www.RussellRhino.co.uk
Russell Home Interiors

Russell Home Interiors

Russell Home interiors and gifts, Established and launched in May 2019 by Hannah Russell, a shop located in Leyburn market town the Yorkshire Dales, Hannah use to work in the shop as a ‘Saturday girl’ when she was 16 years old, the shop use to go by the name ‘Quaint and Quirky’ when she used to work in it she loved it, the interiors and the designs as well as meeting people, she dreamed of one day it being hers. In 2019 the previous owner wanted to leave the shop and Hannah knew it could be hers. She now has her name above the door and has created a thriving business in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, she has also gone on an interior design course to further her skills. Inside the shop is many quirky items including in house designed products. www.Russellhomeinteriors.co.uk
Happi Candle

Happi Candle

Happi Candle, Hannah is one of the Co-founders in Happi Candle alongside her business partner Ben, Happi candle was founded in 2020, the two Yorkshire entrepreneur’s had the idea to create a luxury candle brand for your home, both loving candles and interiors, after lots of work they came up with the brand name and fragrances for you to enjoy. The candles are vegan friendly and include natural ingredients, the pair also launched a mind collection to raise awareness for mental health. The business was launched in COVID-19 and was a huge success selling over 500 candles in a short space of time. www.happicandle.co.uk
The Business Buzz

The Business Buzz

The Business Buzz, creating a buzz around your business! In 2020 Hannah began taking part in hosting business workshops, online events and business coaching to help people achieve their dreams, as work got out her work began to expand and she soon had clients in the USA, Germany, UK and South Africa, helping business grow to the next level. Partnering up some business within the industry she decided to create the ‘Business Buzz’ a business based around helping business grow and creating organic results to help them achieve the next level. www.TheBusinessBuzz.co.uk