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Welcome to Hello! Hooray! - a blog about the things I love to make and do. My name is Clare Albans, and I am a mama, maker and author living in Newcastle upon Tyne. I am passionate about living a creative life, and hope that through my blog and shop you will find lots of ideas of how to bring creativity into your own life too.

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Latest blog posts

Indie Rollercoaster Keep Going hoop

22 July 2018 |

I was really excited to share my Indie Rollercoaster Keep Going hoop last week! 

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Hello! Hooray! creative manifesto

13 July 2018 |

For the last couple of years, the Hello! Hooray! creative manifesto has been living in the notes pages of my iPhone. 

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Starting a Bullet Journal your own way | Hello! Hooray!

Starting a Bullet Journal your own way

26 June 2018 |

I recently got started with Bullet Journalling after debating whether or not to give it a go for so long.

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YAYmakers June 2018 box review | Hello! Hooray!

YAYmakers June 2018 box review

25 June 2018 |

YAYmakers June 2018 box review – thanks to lovely Kate for gifting this box to me so I can review it for you on my blog today (all opinions my own). Keep reading for a little discount too!

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Hello! Hooray! nominated for another Amara blog award!

I was delighted to be nominated for an Amara blog award for the second year running in 2019. Thank you to whoever nominated me in the 'Best Creative & Skill' category.

Love of the North rainbow Angel embroidery workshop | Hello! Hooray!

Have you ever wanted to learn hand embroidery?

Book your one-to-one lesson or a place on one of my workshops here.

Vegan rainbow enamel pin holder hoops

#pingamestrong

Show off your pin collection on one of my pin holder hoops. Custom colours will soon be available!

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Follow me @hellohoorayblog on Instagram for behind the scenes photos and more!

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