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Thursday, July 10, 2008

Show Time!


The gypsies have been busy, busy, busy this month, getting ready for CHA next week in Chicago. Any trade show is exciting but this time we are over the top because we have built a new trade show booth that is FABULOUS! We really just couldn't be more pleased with the extraordinary work of Jorge H. our builder, his right hand man Hector and a few metal shop miracles by Luis. They worked so hard to get this booth ready for us gypsies to come in with our crazy ideas and transform the plywood in to what it is now.


Jorge (our hero)

We admit, as we started the transformation on Monday morning we got a few raised eyebrows. Then Tuesday, the wallpaper went up. The eyebrow raising turned to stares with all the mixed up patterns (we just kept saying, "trust us").
Then Wednesday....fabric, upholstery
tacks, and one GIANT bucket of coffee...(you would be amazed what you can do with coffee other than drink it!).
By Wednesday afternoon, the stares had turned to, "that's cool" which made us feel good about all the hard work we had put in to make it happen. (we'll post some pictures of the completed booth after the show)




Don't you just want a wall like this at home where you can have every letter of the 97% Complete stickers up for grabs. It is a little excessive but it still would be great.

So, if you are going to be at the show you must come by BOOTH #1543 and see not only the new booth but all the new products we are bringing to the show.
So much good stuff!
We also have a super, SECRET SURPRISE we are so excited about sharing!
And for those of you who can't be there, but are lovers of all things Gypsie, you'll want to stay tuned because once the show is over it will all be up on the website for you to look at too.
(and maybe we'll tell why we needed a giant bucket of coffee)
See you at the show!


9 comments:

Cass said...

Love the sticker wall! :)

Alane said...

I'll be at the show, representing two non-profit organizations. You gave us a donation for our fundraising crop last year and I'm hoping you'll donate again. Your booth was so gorgeous, I can't wait to see this year's! Plus I will bring my completed 7 gypsies mini-book to share if you have the time. Love, love, love your booth and all things gypsy!!! I can't wait!

ankenydesignchick@yahoo.com said...

I so wish I could see it in person but I will have to wait for pictures. I can't wait to see what amazing things you will be tempting me with!I'm sure I will need it all!

tracy

lemon said...

i am so looking forward to seeing the pics of the finished stand and for the new products to be released

Michelle*G said...

I so wish I was going to the show! Instead I'll wait patiently for the pictures and plot my shopping trip at the 7Gypsies store! Have a great time! :)

Catherine said...

I am pretty anxious to see it - so far it looks AWESOME!

ankenydesignchick@yahoo.com said...

I just looked at your peek of your new line and I am smitten. So much that I cannot wait to have! I always know I can count on you!

kelly said...

:) It was so fun to get to visit with all of you... and as usual, the booth was an amazing thing of beauty! :)

Rachel Carlson said...

always great to see all of you at CHA! the booth was AMAZING! HUGE hugs and loves, rachel