15 Oct 2011

What a birthday!


Today was my birthday :) and I have had a good week and a great day.  I am very happy.  I met up with different friends through the week and was so lucky that by yesterday I had 10 cards waiting for me :), then today I had some more too.  Here is a pic....

I also had some craft themed gifts...one was a cross stitch kit..

and some HobbyCraft vouchers (guess where I am going tomorrow?).

I spent today in Oxford (I had never been before) and we had a great time, the town is nice and the weather was so mild.  But the company was definitely the best! One of my friends also gave me this book...I was smiling a lot today.
Two of my fave designs in this book are....the white rabbit...

and the envelope cushion case...

I cant stop flicking through the pages.  As I have spent all day out it means I have to have my yummy thorntons chocolate cake tomorrow!

Sadly, I haven't done any stitching but I did by some cushion covers that I can sew on at a bargain price and will try and get stitching tomorrow (between cake and shopping of course). I hope everyone else has been having a lovely weekend and has gotten more stitching done than me.


  1. Happy Birthday what a lovely collection!

  2. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! You are truly blessed to have so many caring friends and family.

  3. Happy Happy Birthday! Hope you have many many blessings!! Love all the cards and goodies!!

  4. Happy B-lated Birthday! :)

    Sounds like you had a wonderful day.

    Thanks for visiting my blog. Mid-November sounds good for the CAL! I'll write up a post, and you please do the same and maybe we'll get a lot more people to join in, too. :)

    Hope you have a wonderful day.

  5. Happy (belated) Birthday Kate! I just found your blog via Valerie (Fog City Dweller). I'm looking forward to seeing what you stitch. It's great to find another stitcher in the UK!

  6. Happy Belated Birthday Kate :)
    I'm happy you had such a lovely day, and with some lovely stitching goodies, and the bunnie and pillow envelope are really gorgeous ;)

  7. Happy belated birthday :) Love all the cards. Love the kitty cross stitch kit. Sooo cute!

  8. Happy Belated Birthday!!! :D


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