I have been waiting on pins and needles for the unveiling of the new “Gypsy” from Provo Craft. You thought that the Cricut machine was amazing – wait till you see this! It’s taking electronic die cutting, manipulation, design and storage to a whole new level.
So how did I know that it was coming before anyone else? I am proud to say that another designer and I were asked to design the artwork for the Gypsy – my section is called “Gypsy Wanderings.” I took care of all the images (icons, phrases, borders, etc.) and the other designer handled the fonts.
The product has been under lock and key for months (way secret) but now that it has been unveiled at the CHA trade show this week, I can finally talk about it. It could be one of my most triumphant projects as a designer – 700 images, all technically appropriate for the Cricut – that’s a tall order and one that consumed our little Hall household for six weeks straight this spring. As a matter of fact, this Project 365 of Gratitude photo was taken the day I turned in my art to Provo Craft. I didn’t post it then because yes, it was that important to keep the product under wraps.
I just checked out the virtual test drive offered on Provo Craft’s website and you will be blown away when you see what it can do. Plus, you can preview many of my images as you watch the video (how fun!). As a bonus, the cartridge that they plug into the Gypsy is my “Stamping Cartridge” as well. Love it!
I hope you’ll enjoy this amazing new product as much as I have enjoyed planning and designing and waiting with baited breath for it to launch. Forbes reported a press release here and you’ll find some good entertainment about the “rogue gypsies” here.
Enjoy the show and the Gypsy!