I still haven’t worked out who I want to be or what I want to do when I grow up, so on this blog please join me while I try and work it out while keeping child-like creativity alive!  Find home and fashion inspiration; travel and days out; photography, writing and more. Have fun looking around 🙂

 

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VW Volkswagen T25 Camper van for sale. Campervan tour!
March 31, 2022
VW Type 25 Camper van for sale! £3800 (no offers) No longer on ebay, so get in touch if you're interested! Here's a tour of our lovely old campervan - a Volkswagen T25 / T3 / Kombi. It's time to say goodbye - it's better that someone be loving it and enjoying it than it sitting on our drive! If you're the winning bidder, you'll have lots of brilliant adventures in it, like we have! Subscribe for more videos and share with your friends! :) Please consider supporting this channel and receive behind the scenes content and extra videos at www.patreon.com/HelenHobden Take a look for your fairytale clothing purchases here: www.threadsofafairytale.com and your handmade gifts here: etsy.com/shop/byHelenHobden Keep in touch! Links about my clothing business: Website: www.ThreadsOfAFairytale.com E-mail: helen@threadsofafairytale.com www.instagram.com/threadsofafairytale www.facebook.com/ThreadsOfAFairytale Links about me and my blog: Blog: www.whenIgrowupblog.com e-mail: helen@whenIgrowupblog.com instagram.com/HelenHobden
Studio vlog. New art desk; painting a sunflower fairy with gouache; studio tidy up & sort out.
March 4, 2022
Hi! This week I chat about feeling like an artist, and when to call yourself an artist? I put together a new art / drawing desk, and create a fairy painting with gouache. I attempt another big tidy-up and sort-out of my studio, but only get as far as the floor (and not even all of that!) but I'm making progress! Subscribe for more videos and share with your friends! :) Please consider supporting this channel and receive behind the scenes content and extra videos at www.patreon.com/HelenHobden Take a look for your fairytale clothing purchases here: www.threadsofafairytale.com and your handmade gifts here: etsy.com/shop/byHelenHobden Keep in touch! Links about my clothing business: Website: www.ThreadsOfAFairytale.com E-mail: helen@threadsofafairytale.com www.instagram.com/threadsofafairytale www.facebook.com/ThreadsOfAFairytale Links about me and my blog: Blog: www.whenIgrowupblog.com e-mail: helen@whenIgrowupblog.com instagram.com/HelenHobden Unfortunately as I write this, the desk has gone out of stock, so here's an affiliate link to a search on Amazon instead, which will bring up similar options. https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=drawing+table&camp=1634&creative=6738&linkCode=ur2&linkId=f409211c43591362146d7e9c4a6f5f11&tag=wickedfaerie-21
Art journaling & creative inspiration. Using fairy oracle cards & having afternoon tea.
February 19, 2022
Inspired by Valentine's Day I chose the word 'Cherish' for our creative prompt in February. Here are more ideas if you'd like to join in: https://www.patreon.com/posts/61961204 I chat about using fairy oracle cards from fairy artists Amy Brown, Brian Froud and Arthur Rackham. Then I'm treated to a traditional English afternoon tea. And I also start preparing my old vintage VW Camper van T3 to sell. Subscribe for more videos and share with your friends! :) Please consider supporting this channel and receive behind the scenes content and extra videos at www.patreon.com/HelenHobden Take a look for your fairytale clothing purchases here: www.threadsofafairytale.com and your handmade gifts here: etsy.com/shop/byHelenHobden Keep in touch! Links about my clothing business: Website: www.ThreadsOfAFairytale.com E-mail: helen@threadsofafairytale.com www.instagram.com/threadsofafairytale www.facebook.com/ThreadsOfAFairytale Links about me and my blog: Blog: www.whenIgrowupblog.com e-mail: helen@whenIgrowupblog.com instagram.com/HelenHobden
Making a Gratitude journal, junk journal style. And how to write a novel!
February 9, 2022
Hi! I make a journal using Stamperia Cosmos papers and decide to use it as a Gratitude journal. The full making process will be on Patreon later this month: https://www.patreon.com/HelenHobden So I chat about why you could start a thankfulness and positivity list for your happiness and well-being. In the process I needed to tidy up my studio (as usual) and sort through my notebooks and papers that I'm using to write a novel. I finish making the journal by covering with velvet and labelling it with pyrography. Subscribe for more videos and share with your friends! :) Please consider supporting this channel and receive behind the scenes content and extra videos at www.patreon.com/HelenHobden Take a look for your fairytale clothing purchases here: www.threadsofafairytale.com and your handmade gifts here: etsy.com/shop/byHelenHobden Keep in touch! Links about my clothing business: Website: www.ThreadsOfAFairytale.com E-mail: helen@threadsofafairytale.com www.instagram.com/threadsofafairytale www.facebook.com/ThreadsOfAFairytale Links about me and my blog: Blog: www.whenIgrowupblog.com e-mail: helen@whenIgrowupblog.com instagram.com/HelenHobden
A slow January. Having creative time without feeling guilty! A mixed media art journal page.
January 28, 2022
I haven't had any choice this year, I've had to have a slow January. So with illness stopping me from taking down the Christmas decorations, I've been crafting, and making another art journal page to go with my monthly creative prompt of 'Intentions'. If you'd like to join in; find out more here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/60585591 (You don't have to be a Patreon member to see this, it's open to everyone.) Please subscribe for more videos and share with your friends! :) Please consider supporting this channel and receive behind the scenes content and extra videos at www.patreon.com/HelenHobden Take a look for your fairytale clothing purchases here: www.threadsofafairytale.com and your handmade gifts here: etsy.com/shop/byHelenHobden Keep in touch! Links about my clothing business: Website: www.ThreadsOfAFairytale.com E-mail: helen@threadsofafairytale.com www.instagram.com/threadsofafairytale www.facebook.com/ThreadsOfAFairytale Links about me and my blog: Blog: www.whenIgrowupblog.com e-mail: helen@whenIgrowupblog.com instagram.com/HelenHobden
Journal & sketchbook flip-through & art journalling for 2022 + our Christmas!
January 12, 2022
To join in the January creative prompts, please go here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/60585591 In this video I do a flip-through of my 2021 journal and sketchbooks and do a creative review of the year with all the clothes I made. I also share my first art journal page of 2022 with my word of the year in pyrography. And although it was ages ago now, here are the clips of our family Christmas! Happy New Year! Subscribe for more videos and share with your friends! :) Please consider supporting this channel and receive behind the scenes content and extra videos at www.patreon.com/HelenHobden Take a look for your fairytale clothing purchases here: www.threadsofafairytale.com and your handmade gifts here: etsy.com/shop/byHelenHobden Keep in touch! Links about my clothing business: Website: www.ThreadsOfAFairytale.com E-mail: helen@threadsofafairytale.com www.instagram.com/threadsofafairytale www.facebook.com/ThreadsOfAFairytale Links about me and my blog: Blog: www.whenIgrowupblog.com e-mail: helen@whenIgrowupblog.com instagram.com/HelenHobden
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