Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Happy Birthday to Me!

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Today, it's my turn to turn 40! The other day I got my YesAsia gift to myself. That was a good gift! Above is the Hello Kitty banner stitched for my by CupcakeGuru in our Tea Towel Tour swap on Craftster. I left the theme of my towel open, but I did suggest the fact that I had a big birthday coming up, so my partners went with that theme.
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SlyBetty stitched this squirrel dreaming of a party:
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Here's a big celebration cake by fenifer. It has one candle for each decade of my life:
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BlueSparkie did this parade of sweets. Mint chocolate chip is one of my favorite flavors! How did she know?
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I stitched up this chocolate layer cake with raspberries. My husband and daughter baked a real one for us last night.
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And here is the whole towel:
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Isn't it awesome? It is a very special thing to have things like this stitched for me personally. Many warm thanks to my swap partners!

3 comments:

Anna said...

What a great gift! Happy birthday!

novastarlet said...

So cute! I love all of it - but you know I have a special place in my heart for squirrels. :D

And Happy Birthday!!

Donna said...

A Happy Birthday a day late!