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Sunday, 16 December 2012

Happy B-Day To Me!

Today is my birthday! To welcome my 29th year on this earth, I had invited a few friends to have a party. So yesterday evening we drank mulled wine with absinthe, ate cakes, gingerbread and pie, and listened to good music. What a fun evening! It was so nice that many people were able to visit, for some reason I'm always thinking no-one wants to come to my parties, but every time I end up having fun and lots of guests anyway!

Here's what I wore (taken today, I was so busy yesterday I had no time for pictures! I had dark tights and let my hair down yesterday, and didn't have the pretty hairband yet):


Dress - ReStyle
Shoes - Iron Fist (I didn't have shoes the whole evening, we don't usually wear them indoors. But the pics looked poop without them!)
Belt - Second hand
Hairband - A gift from Kerttu and Arttu!

I think this will be my new place to take outfit shots, so you can expect a lot of armpit lights in the future ;P The large mirrors help a lot when it's so dark, they multiply the light from the flash.

I was also overwhelmed how nice gifts I got, everything was like made for me!

Anniina's card was hand-made, with pretty glitter glue, lace and buttons!
Kerttu and Arttu got a pretty pink card, if you look closely it has tiny naked
angels on it ;P

And my superb gifts! A Cramps album, mango lip butter from the Body Shop,
Stargazer nailpolish, the coolest hairband ever, a shirt from Desigual and
a set of coloured markers. There was also a bottle of Glühwein, which I
didn't remember to take a picture of, but it looks delicious! 

Just look at the nailpolish, it's super pretty!

My other half got me some roses (that I got to pick myself) and he hinted
that a mysterious packet might arrive later, how exciting!

This was the biggest gift and one that I instantly found a place for! Thanks Sari and Marko!
Sari is a professional framer and I had been thinking of ordering a custom mirror for my vanity
for some time, and this one is just perfect! Big, dramatic frames and a great colour scheme,
just my kind of thing :)
I big thanks for everyone who came, I'm so happy to have great friends to have a good time with!

17 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday, Karoliina! You received some lovely gifts - the roses are beautiful and that's a great mirror ... :o)

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  2. Hyvää syntymäpäivää! Saitpa ihania lahjoja! :)

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  3. HAPPY BIRTHDAY GIRL!!! You look so beautiful in your red dress!!!!

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  4. Happy Birthday to a beautiful fellow Sagittarius!

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  5. Happy Birthday, you look lovely!!

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  6. Happy birthday! I hope you had a great time! I think it is nearly about time I had a party, I haven't in ages! Armpit lights, hee hee! You look great!

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  7. Happy Birthday! Glad to hear that you had a lovely time. And you looked wonderful as well.

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  8. Happy B-day beautiful!!!!

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  9. Meillä on sama syntymäpäivä! Ja ihana tuo hiuspanta, kelpaisi minullekin, tiedätkö mistä sellaisia saa? :)

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  10. Happy belated birthday! I love your beautiful dress and the gorgeous mirror and roses! ~♥~

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  11. Belated happy birthday! you look fabulous.
    and i envy the presents you got! d'ohh.

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  12. Oh nice to know you were born in December too! I was born on 14th December! :D Happy Birthday Karoliina!! ♥ Also lovely dress!!

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  13. Happy belated birthday! Your dress is beautiful!

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  14. Thank you all so much! You make me feel all warm inside :)

    Heke, aika sattuma! En olekaan vielä tavannut ketään synttärikaimaa aiemmin :) En osaa kyllä sanoa mistä hiuspantoja saa, mutta voin tiedustella kun näen lahjan antajia seuraavan kerran. Panta on nimittäin tosi komea!

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  15. Ooohw I'm so very late, oops! You looked so amazing on your birthday!!!! I seriously want that dress, so stunning. And you got great gifts!

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  16. Such a cute dress! Happy belated birthday!

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