Tuesday, 2 August 2011

What choice of words will take me back to you?

So, my birthday was amazing. A lovely day wandering around London with cupcakes and princesses, followed by a slightly blurry evening involving cocktails and dancing.


Oh yes, and the presents. Oh, the presents. I was so spoilt this year, I'm a very lucky girl indeed.


Holy grail of haircare:


Dresses... dresses... dresses... and more dresses!
  

Best. Necklace. Ever.


Prettiest card:
Most appropriate card:
Equally most appropriate card. Mmmm, cookies:
BEST CARD FLIPPING EVER. It's me and Sha as cats. Drinking cocktails!

I'm already feeling sad about taking my card garland down. Do I HAVE to? 

Thanks for all the lovely birthday wishes last week everyone! I hope you all enjoyed my giveaway - I really enjoyed doing it, although I'm also looking forward about getting my blog back to normal programming (I've missed it!). I have loads of ideas for future posts, too, so they'll be coming soon. 

Don't forget, most of the giveaways are still open (5 out of 7) - oh, and all the giveaway winners will be announced next Monday, so stay tuned!
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18 comments

  1. Looks like you got lots of lovely presents, and some cool cards! That necklace is very cute xx
    Sirens and Bells

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  2. Happy Birthday! You got really great gifts. I love all of those dresses. So cute.

    Glad you had a good time.

    :)
    Carrie
    http://readmylifeascarrie.blogspot.com/

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  3. looks like you and I have the same birthday :) hope you had a fab day, it certainly looks like you did! also have major love for the enchanted palace exhibition, I went a few months ago and loved it so much I could happily go again xx

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  4. Then don't take it down - I still keep all of my cards, I have them all from my 13th birthday in a pretty wee box!
    Glad you had such a lovely time! xxx

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  5. Looks like you had an amazing birthday! Most of those books are on my to-read list - hope you enjoy them.
    Loved your birthday week giveaways a lot too. x

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  6. Aww, my card was featured! I'm pleased I didn't go with that Edward Monckton one, although I very nearly did!

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  7. Those dresses look gorgeous! I love the Edward Monkton card. I'm completely obsessed with his designs!

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  8. looks like you had great birthday. Such lovely gifts too!

    Glad you had a good one!

    X x

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  9. What gorgeous presents - looks like a fabulous day! I particularly love the books you got - a fantastic selection of lady authors!

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  10. Lovely pics - I feel excited just looking at them!! Glad u had fun x

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  11. Woah, that's a lot of new dresses! Did you drop heavy hints or does everyone just have excellent taste?

    I say keep the card garland up for a while. Too pretty to take down.

    ps - love the double reflection in the perfume bottle!

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  12. Glad to hear you had such a wonderful birthday :)

    Your presents are utterly lovely!

    Check out all those dresses - pretty sure I've got a matching Primark one..

    Where oh where is that necklace from!? Oh my word, I SO want one! I'd love it (obviously, look at it - it's amazing) - but also, my nephew would be SO impressed. He'd think I was the coolest Auntie ever (which obviously I already am, but it would be nice to reaffirm that!) Btw, my nephew is 2 & a half - is it sad that I need my 2 & a half nephew to think I'm cool!?

    Is that Sunsilk stuff the same one that you were devastated it was discontinued..? (Yeah, don't think I'm a stalker or anything - but I read back through some of your REALLY old posts the other day :/ Promise, FAN, not stalker!)

    Anyway, this is turning into an essay - so shall leave it at that methinks!

    www.heart-shaped-bruise.blogspot.com

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  13. I like the look of the hummingbird cake! And I spy an owl, next to those funky looking cupcake cases! cute!

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  14. Sounds and looks a great birthday.
    The cards are great, and I'm the same with my card garland, whether it's birthday, xmas or any card really.

    xx

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  15. Good birthday haul! Enjoy the Tina Fey book, I've been meaning to read that one for ages. x

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  16. Wow, looks like you had a fantabulous day! I love love LOVE that robot necklace! :)

    Sarah
    x

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  17. ohh, it looks like you had the most lovely birthday! what lovely presents you received too :) xx

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