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!


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

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

    Glad you had a good time.


  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

  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

  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

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

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

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

    Glad you had a good one!

    X x

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

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

  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!

  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!


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

  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.


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

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


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


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