Here is a what the top of my email should look
should
and this is how it currently looks in outlook 2010
outlook

Here is my code:

<tr>
        <td style="padding-top:0;padding-bottom:0;padding-right:0;padding-left:0;"><table  class="outer" align="center" style="border-spacing:0;font-family: Arial, sans-serif,'Lato';color:#ffffff;Margin:0 auto;width:100%;max-width:600px;">
            <tr>
               <td id="houdini"  style=" background-repeat:no-repeat; background-color:#BDA694" background="http://static.cdn.responsys.net/i5/responsysimages/content/greensmoke/EG_image1c.jpg" bgcolor="#BDA694" width="600" height="151" valign="top">
  <!--[if gte mso 9]>
  <v:rect xmlns:v="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" fill="true" stroke="false" style="width:600px;height:151px;">
    <v:fill type="tile" src="http://static.cdn.responsys.net/i5/responsysimages/content/greensmoke/EG_image1c.jpg" color="#3A8C5C" />
    <v:textbox  inset="0,28px,0,0" style=" max-width:380px;margin-top:28px; background-color:#39865A;line-height:58px; font-size:18px;color:#ffffff; text-align:center;font-family: Arial, 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica,'Lato',sans-serif;" >
  <![endif]-->
  <div id="houdini1" style=" width:100%; max-width:380px;margin-top:28px; background-color:#39865A;line-height:58px; font-size:18px;color:#ffffff; text-align:center;font-family: Arial, 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica,'Lato',sans-serif;"><strong>Evergreen™ is Here in Limited Supply  </strong></div> 
  <!--[if gte mso 9]>
    </v:textbox>
  </v:rect>
  <![endif]-->
</td>

You're collective help is very appreciated.
Thank you all