Wednesday, May 15, 2013

More Mini Birthday (and Other) Gifts!

Flossy the bunny, as usual, has been busy baking cupcakes at Cupcake Cottage. This time it's vanilla cupcakes with creamy coconut frosting and a cherry on top. These are definitely a Cupcake Cottage favorite!


Flossy has been using a favorite cookbook, but in case that's not enough, look at all the darling cupcake books sent by Anna of LITTLETHINGS blog:


Aren't these tiny books precious? Anna also sent a pretty card and two more books, including a vintage one for my mid-century modern dollhouse and a special bear bedtime stories book. Sophie the bear has already gotten her paws on that one and has moved it to Brambleberry Farmhouse. ;-) Thank you so much for your thoughtful birthday gifts, Anna. We all love them!

Next up, Maria of Pretty Things Ireland blog sent a wonderful birthday package filled with darling minis and craft supplies:


Isn't her card beautiful? And that miniature bicycle is too cute! See the tiny red lipstick on the white tray? Flossy has put that in her bedroom already. :-) The pink hat and purse were hand crocheted by Maria too. I keep the tiny guinea pig candle holder near my computer monitor, so I think of Maria often. Thank you so much, Maria! You helped make my birthday so special!

Finally, I received a wonderful package from Sans! of The Dollhouse Diaries blog. Sans! offered her readers some miniature paper sunflowers, and I jumped at the opportunity. Then Sans! surprised me by sending all these:


As soon as I received the package, I started making mini bouquets with the tiny rosebuds. You'll see some of them in future posts. I'd also love to make a mini pond with huge pink lotus flowers, so maybe you'll see that one day too. Thank you so much for your thoughtful gifts, Sans! You really brightened my day with all of these gorgeous flowers.

Blog friends are real friends--isn't it so? I feel very blessed indeed. Until next time, keep it fun! xoxo Jennifer


47 comments:

  1. Hello Jennifer quanti stupendi regali hai ricevuto!kiss

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  2. Hi..how nice to see all your gifts !I am sure you were thrilled! It is such a great feeling to know that somebody else will be happy with one's minis! Flossy will be baking a lot!!! :) And Sophie will think of a nice bedtime-story to write into that cute book!!! :)

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  3. Great gifts! I am sure you have a great smile on your face whenever there is a package from a blogger arriving!
    I love Sans flowers too! Can't wait to see your bouqets, Jennifer!
    Hugs

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  4. Wow - beautiful gifts from to very darling ladies. Sophie, Flossy and you - you are lucky girls!

    Hugs
    Birgit (who is really curious to see what you've done with Sans! flowers)

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  5. Oh Vanilla cupcakes with creamy coconut frosting is a favorite of mine too! Great birthday gifts! I am especially in awe at the flowers! I am trying to find ways to make my own miniature flowers for the village I am building for my kids. Fake flowers are soooo expensive!

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  6. Hello Jennifer,
    Happy birthday! Those are some wonderful gifts. i hope you enjoy them. Blog friends rule!
    Big birthday hug,
    Giac

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  7. What's the saying? Good things come in small packages. Beautiful gifts, so much skill and care taken in everything. It might well be true, blog friends make some of the best friends! Kind regards, Brian.

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  8. Delicious cupcake Flossy has baked. I love your lovely cookbooks, books are helping to create so much atmosphere in each miniature scene.
    So many and lovely birthday gifts you have received from Mary. What a fine pink basket and hat, Maria has crocheted for you.
    Lovely with lots of flowers, I am a fan of your sunflowers.
    I understand you've had birthday so, congratulations, you've got some lovely mini gifts.
    Hugs
    Wyrna

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  9. Dear Jennifer congratulations for all your wonderful gifts.
    Ana's books are fantastic, Maria's gifts are so lovely and Sans' flowers simply gorgeous. You deserve all. Enjoy.
    Hugs, Drora

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  10. Jennifer sono tutti bellissimi regali! Complimenti di cuore, immagino che sarà stato un compleanno speciale!
    Un bacio,
    Mely

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  11. Lovely gifts, Jennifer! I hope Flossie has not been eating too many cupcakes! She needs to eat her carrots!

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  12. Hello from Spain: Nice pictures and presents. Happy Birthday!!. Your furniture is awesome. Lovely small books and cookies. Keep in touch

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  13. muchas felicidades por tu cumpleaños , esos regalos son realmente geniales , seguro que los disfrutaras un monton

    besitos

    Mari

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  14. What wonderful gifts! I'd love to see a mini pond with lotus flowers. I bet not many people make mini ponds!

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  15. Hi Jennifer, congratulations for all your wonderful gifts, you deserve them all, because you are a real sweetie :):)

    Hugs Mieke xxx

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  16. Soo cute!
    Happy Birthday!

    Rosie

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  17. Wonderful gifts! Such amazing little items you might have to throw a few parties ;)

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  18. Thank you for making this post, Jen :). A very small contribution by me to all your wonderful projects :).

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  19. Wow, so lovely gifts! I love the series books, looks sweet!
    Warm hugs
    Magda

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  20. Flossy is a skillful pastry! Your gifts are wonderful and useful. I'm curious to see your mini bouquets.
    Happy birthday!!
    Bye, Faby

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  21. I always love seeing what Flossy is up to. The books are fantastic.
    Geneviève

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  22. Congratulations Jennifer on all your wonderful gifts. I love the books from Anna they are gorgeous. The flowers from Sans are beautiful. Wonderful sunflowers. I am very happy that you liked your gifts :)
    Hugs Maria

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  23. wonderful gifts for such a wonderful sweet person :)

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  24. Прекрасные подарки!
    Это так замечательно иметь внимательных и добрых друзей!
    Объятья
    Татьяна

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  25. I really love the flowers and that Flossy is always cooking..she needs to come over to my house and bake something!

    Hugs
    Marisa :)

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  26. Love the mini cookbooks! Now I need to make some for my mini kitchen! :)

    toddlindsey.com

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  27. Wonderful gifts for such a sweet person, Jennifer, you deserve it all, enjoy it! Happy belated birthday :D!!
    Hugs, Ilona

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  28. Jennifer your cupcake cottage totally rocks! And what wonderful splendid gifties you've received. My favorite is the bicycle! Wow!!

    Many mini hugs,
    Jackie

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  29. Preciosos regalos!!!!
    Entiendo que estes feliz con ellos, una persona tan dulce como tu se los merece.
    besitos ascension

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  30. Hello sweet Jennifer! I love Flossy the bunny and her cupcakes! You make such sweet vignettes with your adorable creations! All of your gifts are wonderful and darling! I am so happy for you! I hope your birthday was happy and fabulous! You are welcome for the links. I hope you enjoy the cupcakes. Thank you for your visit and kind words! Happy weekend sweetie! Love, Paula xo

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  31. Jennifer son unos regalos preciosos. FElicidades.

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  32. Oooooh Flossy is so Adorable, and all the cupcakes and goodies are such a feast for the eyes and so Cheery! Thank YoU!

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  33. Everything is so beautiful. You must have been so giddy to get all of that. What a treat!
    hugs♥,
    Caroline

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  34. Wow, you're so lucky, all those gifts are soo cute!!! And I love vanilla too :D

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  35. I love it all! So beautiful gifts, congratulations Jennifer!! Flossy's photo is so cute!! Enjoy, you deserve it!!! Hugs

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  36. Dear Jennifer!
    You really have your Lucky Days! I Love All those sweet things Flosssy is ejoying! And wowwow, so wonderful flowers from Sans! :)
    Greetings from Germany, came home yesterday ;)
    Hugs
    Kikka

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  37. Preciosos regalos, te merecemos muchos más.
    Tu siempre amuga...Jukia

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  38. What beautiful gifts you've got, lucky Jennifer! Those cupcakes books are dream! and Sans";s flowers! Adorable. Congratulations! Mini hugs, Natalia

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  39. Congratulations! Wonderful gifts, love the books and the bicycle.
    Mona

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  40. I would love to have those cookbooks! What a lucky girl you are!

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  41. Hace días que no se te ve por aquí y te hecho de menos.

    ¿Todo bien?
    Mil besos...Julia.

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  42. Hi Jennifer! So long without visiting your blog!
    A lot of cute and lovely things Anna has sent to you! You're really lucky :) and the flowers... gorgeous! (also, I think I'm in love with Flossy the bunny, is so cute!!)
    Oh, thank you so much for your always so kind comments on my blog :) They always make me smile. I'm such a bad blogger and I never got time to reply! But here I am now :) Hope you're having a great week, and enjoy those beautiful minis!
    Love,
    Belén xx

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  43. What beautiful gifts for your birthday Jennifer...hoping you had a lovely time and spoilt rotten!

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  44. Dearest sweet Jennifer, such beautiful birthday gifts!!! Happy belated birthday sweet friend!!! Have a beautiful day and love to you!

    jacqueline
    http://jqlinesocuteithurts.typepad.com/

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  45. Love the cute baking scene and all of these wonderful gifts! The flowers are quite beautiful and it will be fun to see your bouquets! Happy belated birthday, Jennifer, and congrats on the many thoughtful gifts!

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  46. I love the post! So lovely:)

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