Cheryl Cole marked her 31st birthday over the weekend by filling a room with 310 red roses and as she celebrates being another year older pals say the next 12 months are set to be very eventful for the singer.
While the star focuses on her big return to The X Factor – where she’s currently filming the audition stages - as well as promoting her latest single, Crazy Stupid Love the singer is also looking loved up with boyfriend Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini.
So much so that insiders reveal to Closer that Cheryl has told pals she could be ready to try for a baby as soon as December.
A source says: “Cheryl’s happier than she’s ever been with Jean and while it’s early days, she’s told pals they’re already discussing the idea of starting a family. Cheryl said she’d love to start trying for a baby at Christmas."
In the past Cheryl has been open about her dream of being a mum, in 2012, she said: “ I was put on this earth to be a mother. I’d love kids.” And in 2008, she revealed: “I want to be a young mum so I can go out with them like my mam does.”
But level-headed Cheryl has reassured any concerned friends that she won’t rush things with Jean – who she started dating in May.
The source adds: “Cheryl’s said the romance has come as a shock to both of them and they didn’t expect to fall this hard for each other so soon.”