Beyoncé Knowles may have had stars including Taylor Swift and Gwyneth Paltrow lining up to wish her a happy birthday on Friday, but it was her daughter Blue Ivy's message that was the sweetest. The 34-year-old gave a glimpse at the homemade card she received from her daughter on Friday as she thanked fans for their birthday wishes.
"Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all my birthday wishes," the Halo singer captioned an image which showed three-year-old Blue's cute creation. The hand-drawn card said "#1 Mom' with a birthday cake illustrated above.
Beyoncé's daughter Blue Ivy made her birthday card
Beyoncé's picture attracted over 950,000 likes from fans along with thousands more birthday messages from fans.
Meanwhile the star's husband Jay Z took to his newly created Instagram account to dedicate the Coldplay song Yellow to his wife. Along with an image of the couple together, the photo featured a quote from Jay to his beloved wife, telling her: "This song reminds me of you and I on vacation. 'Look at the stars, look how they shine for you.' So many legendary nights."
He added: "It represents vulnerability; it's us in our own world, away from work and totally lost in love. 'For you, I'll bleed myself dry.'"
Jay Z dedicated a song to his wife on her birthday
Among Beyoncé's scores of birthday messages were some from her celebrity friends including her former Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland, who wrote: "Forever & Ever babe!! I LOVE YOU TO THE MOON and back.... and that's still not enough! Happy Birthday BB!!"
Meanwhile Taylor Swift tweeted a series of snaps of Beyoncé in fancy dress, adding the message: "Happy birthday to the life of the party, @Beyonce! #HappyBdayBey."
Gwyneth Paltrow also shared some birthday love to the singer by posting a picture of her friend lying on the floor alongside daughter Apple with their arms outstretched. "Happy birthday @Beyonce We looooooooove your all our [hearts]," Gwyneth wrote.