Princess Estelle steals the show at mum Princess Victoria's 38th birthday celebrations

All eyes were on Princess Estelle as she helped her mother, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden to celebrate her 38th birthday on Tuesday. The adorable three-year-old waved to the crowds as she joined her mum and dad Prince Daniel for the family celebrations.

In keeping with tradition, the Swedish royals had travelled to their official summer residence of Solliden Palace on the island of Ӧland, where they usually mark Victoria's birthday.


Princess Estelle waved to the crowds at Princess Victoria's birthday celebrations

The family were joined by King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia for the celebrations, which saw them greet members of the public who had gathered outside the palace with gifts and cards for Princess Victoria.

Birthday girl Victoria dressed up for the occasion in a floral tea dress and pink cardigan with her brunette hair tied back into a bun. Meanwhile Estelle looked as sweet as ever. the little girl stepped out in a pretty blue dress and cardigan paired with white tights and a colourful beaded necklace.

The youngster held onto her mother's hand as they greeted well-wishers before walking around the grounds clutching a blue umbrella, which she playfully tried to hide under as she sat on the grass.

Princess Victoria held on to her mum's hand outside Solliden Palace

Estelle was last seen playing a starring role in the wedding of her uncle Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist on Saturday 13 June. The princess acted as a ring bearer during the spectacular ceremony, which was held at the royal chapel in Stockholm.

The newlyweds are not expected to attend Princess Victoria's birthday dinner on Tuesday evening. The couple made their first public appearance since returning from their romantic honeymoon in Fiji on Saturday, when Sofia supported her husband while he competed in the Scandinavian Touring Car Championships in Falkenberg.