Camilla: 'We're Very Lucky' to Have Kate in the Family

UPDATED 03/24/2011 at 10:00 AM EDT Originally published 03/24/2011 at 08:15 AM EDT

Camilla: Kate Middleton Is 'A Lovely Girl'
Kate Middleton (left) and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
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She has taken Middleton" to lunch and accompanied the bride-to-be to the ballet. Now, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, has given Kate a very public thumbs-up.

"Kate's a lovely girl," Camilla, 63, said Wednesday during a visit to Covent Garden Academy of Flowers in London. Of Middleton's joining the family, Camilla said, "We're very lucky. I'm very much looking forward to it."

She also spoke about the role her granddaughter, Eliza Lopes, 3, will play come wedding day April 29 – as a bridesmaid.





"She's only 3, and it will be quite nerve-wracking for a little one. But she will enjoy it," said Camilla – who also made it apparent that her mind is on the upcoming big event.

While making a table decoration with some of the flowers, she also quipped to the students. "If I could do a few more of these, we could save money on the wedding."

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