Saturday, March 03, 2007

Beautiful birthday gifts

It's the big 4-0 birthday today! And a very big thank you to some lovely stitching bloggers who've sent me birthday wishes and gifts. You've all helped make it a really special day!

Martin has been hiding a couple of parcels for a while and I finally got to open them and see the beautiful gifts inside.

First was a gorgeous redwork pinkeep from Karen - beautifully finished of course. She also sent some 25ct fabric for my HAEDs (it's going to be very hard not to start another one now I have fabric) and some lovely Crescent Colors and WDW threads. The WDW ones I needed for Bluebird's Message, so now I have them I might start it as a birthday treat. Thank you Karen!


Then I opened an envelope from Carol to find one of her stunning fobs inside. Isn't it amazing? So much detail. It's beautifully made.


And here's the back so you can see the cute charm. I love it. Thank you Carol!


And last, but by no means least, I opened an envelope from dear Becky to find the Beatrix Potter Quaker chart (which I'd regretted not buying, especially after seeing Jo's in real life), and a tin containing another gorgeous redwork pinkeep! You all know how much I love red and my collection is definitely growing beautifully. Becky also sent me her Celtic Autumn chart. Thank you so much Becky!


So a big thank you for my gifts - I love them all and they really made my morning special.


I'm off now to watch Martin make brunch - a rare event!

33 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday Nicki! Pete is exactly one year and one day older than you :) You received some lovely gifts and I look forward to seeing your new starts. I'm sure Martin will have cooked a scrumptious brunch and enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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  2. Happy Birthday Nicki!!
    Have a great day. Hope the brunch was scrummy!

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  3. Happy Birthday Nicki!
    hope the rest of the day goes as well as the beginning.

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  4. Happy Birthday my friend :)

    I love your gifts from Karen and Carol :) Just BEEutiful :)

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  5. Happy Birthday Nicki!! Love your gifts - they are wonderful stitchers :)

    Enjoy your day ... especially brunch.

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  6. Oh lucky day...yes?! What beautifully made and stitched gifts to celebrate your birth!
    Happy Birthday and I hope that your brunch was delicious!
    :)

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  7. Happy birthday, Nicki!! You've received some beautiful gifts. Have a great day!

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  8. Happy Birthday Nicki - you received some awesome gifts!

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  9. Happy Birthday Nicki! You got some lovely things. I hope you have a wonderful day!

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  10. So glad you had such a nice birthday! Such lovely gifts, and I am so glad you like your fob! Enjoy! You deserve it!

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  11. Happy birthday Nicki! You have some lovely gifts there. Hope you had a great day.

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  12. Happy Birthday Nicki! Great gifts!

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  13. Happy Birthday Nicki! What gorgeous gifts.

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  14. Happy Happy Birthday to you Nicki. Wonderful gifts that you have received too.
    Enjoy your day xx

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  15. Happy birthday, Nicki!! I hope you have a wonderful birthday weekend. You certainly had a fantastic start, right?!! Look at all those amazing gifts from your stitching friends! Enjoy!!

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  16. Happy, happy birthday, Nicki! What fantastic and thoughtful gifts you got there from 3 very sweet ladies. All very much deserved!

    I'm sorry I couldn't make it in time for your birthday, Nicki. Please know you are in my fondest thoughts today and I'll try and make it up soon! You *are* very special to me. ((Nicki)))

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  17. wow what lovely gifts - so beautiful!! Have a wonderful birthday.
    xx

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  18. I didn't realise you were 40 - you kept that very quiet! ;)

    Hope you had a wonderful day - you had beautiful gifts from Carol and Becky and I'm glad you liked mine :)

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  19. Happy Birthday! Lovely stitchy gifts :) Hope you have a great day!

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  20. Happy Birthday Nicki! You received gorgeous gifts from wonderful friends.

    Have a wonderful day!

    (((hugs)))

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  21. Happy birthday! All your presents are gorgeous.

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  22. I hope you're having a super happy birthday! You've gotten some great presents! Enjoy your day :)

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  23. Happy Birthday Nicki! You have received some gorgeous presents.

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  24. Nice gifts and Happy Birthday.

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  25. Happy Birthday, wonderful gifts.

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  26. Happy Birthday!!! You certainly have some wonderful gifts. Enjoy your day. :)

    Take care. x

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  27. Happy birthday Nicki. You got some lovely pressies.

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  28. Happy birthday Nicky!! The gifts are lovely, you're lucky.
    Have a nice day.

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  29. Happiest of birthdays to you! Glad you are having a wonderful day. The gifts are beautiful. I too, have been regretting not buying the Beatrix Potter sampler.

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  30. Hurrah, Nicki! Love your beautiful gifts! I hope your special day has been very, very special!! :)

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  31. All the gifts are lovely! Happy Birthday!

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  32. What beautiful gifts you received. Sounds like you had a wonderful day.

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  33. Happy Belated Birthday Dear Nicki your gifts are wonderful what a lovely day you must have had :-)

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