Thursday, 22 July 2010

TOOT TOOT!

Fanfare Maestro please!

I have been wanting to shout this news from the rooftops since I found out - might've had a job getting up there mind you but the urge has been there! And today... TODAY I finally get to un-glue my lips and shout...

I, yes me, this person here - is a Gauche Alchemy design team member!!! (Excessive use of exclamation marks is indeed warranted in this case!!!!!!!!) Check here if you don't believe me! 'tis true I tell you!

Oh the endurance and patience my family have had to put up with since I found out. GA have no idea of the monster they have created. I have used this to officially declare myself an artiste. No, not just an artiste... a RECOGNISED artiste. Sadly another word has been tagged on to the front of that which I wont repeat but the guilty offenders will be punished at my leisure. I am now on the hunt for an appropriate beret and smock to paint spatter. I have demanded bowls of sour cola bottles and peanut M&M's to be placed around my work area along with ice cold Diet Cokes... these are yet to materialise but I'm sure they will. At some point. Even if I have to bliddy do it myself!

I may not have put across just how UBER excited I am. But I am. Just an iddy bit. I SO love Gauche Alchemy in all it's vintagey, retro, grungy, geeky, unique, individual gauchiness. I hope you can put up with my spouting chocolate covered words of joy for a good while yet.

Thanks for stopping by. You may leave the peanut M&M's in the bowl on your way out :)

25 comments:

  1. Wow ...Well done you ... no wonder you are excited ...what treat will you have to celebrate ...have you been saving syns lol xx

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  2. WOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Carmen ... Way to Go ... you artiste you ... I may not have put across just how uber excited I am for you in this message ... but trust me when I say ... the Happy Dance is occurring in Cambridge XXX

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  3. YAY! This is the most wonderful news. So happy for you - over the moon actually.

    I know you're going to be amazing. Congratulations.

    My only small sadness is that I'm not there to work alongside you. Because you're super-cool.

    Hooray!

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  4. Congratulations indeed! I had a look at them on the link you created, cos I don't know them. Don't know how I don't know them, and I will be making sure I repeat my acquaintance soon. Go Carmen!!!!!

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  5. Well Done You!!!!
    It's hardly a suprise that they want your lovely talents. I had not seen them either so glad to have found that link.
    Thanks
    Kandi x

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  6. oooh I know an Artiste...you do klnwo when you add the e you have to so it naked? if youinsist ona amockl your just and Artist

    donation in the bowl,

    well done you.


    hippee yippeee


    congrats

    super

    take a bow

    hahhha

    ooohh your maj

    Dx

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  7. ooh i'm drunk - corrections ( in order! )

    you know if you add the 'e' you have to do it naked

    if you insist on a smock you are just an artist

    I need sleep....

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  8. I'm one of those artists with something in front

    Unfortunately not an artist at all though- really wish I were more creative ... I have tried and tried but all I keep doing is making myself messy and looking stupid lol

    well done! xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  9. Whoooo - well done hunny! Excited, you? Nah I can see you're quite blase about the whole thing ;0/ ;0) A really well deserved position. x

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  10. Yay! Very pleased for you. I love GA, they show so many wonderful techniques from lots of clever designers like yourself! Many congratulations, Nicky x

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  11. Well done you. That is fantastic news. We all knew you were super talented anyway, so it is wonderful to hear you now have the recognition you deserve.

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  12. rofl that really cheered me up thankyou. What a great read. Congratulations indeed are due and well and truely earned. *drags a giant sack of peanut M & M's towards the 'Leave M & M's here please' sign* lol

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  13. Love the news Madame ARTISTE!!! Gauche and the world UNITE!!!!

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  14. HeY HO Carmen!!! =) I so love your post..so full of excitement and joy!! Congrats on being on the team...i cant wait to get the engines started!!!

    *drops M&Ms in the bowl =)*

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  15. Congratulations and enjoy the limelight!

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  16. YAY, yes, delight in being an artiste! I look forward to working with you!

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  17. wow, well done you!!! Congratulations, look forward to seeing lots of new creations.

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  18. Welcome to the team Carmen! You are an artiste! Looking forward to your creative inspiration! :)

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  19. WELL DONE CARMEN!!! Congrats, your work is soooo excellant you really deserve this! I had not heard of them but will be checking them out now.
    *ping, ping, ping* (M&M's dropping in your bowl!)

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  20. Fantastico!!!!! Well congratulations to you!!!!

    Did you get the peanut m&m's? No?

    I must've mis-thrown them - sorry - they tasted so nice...mmmmmm...

    x x

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  21. Oh Well done you sorry no M&Ms :)

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  22. Congratulations. That is so impressive. I am very proud of you. Create away honey and knock their socks off with your incredible talent!!

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  23. sloppy seconds? your naked cast offs? I'm not THAT drunk...

    HAAH

    i'm cahsing Liz to get dates & rpices for October - I'll ask her to cnnect up to youe blog so we can have a three way ( ooh ) conversation...

    Dx

    PS do you skype?

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  24. Congratulations!!!! YAY!!!!!! Appalause and bouquets for the Artiste!!!! Loving your rider list - but where are the white bunnies and peeled grapes???

    Congrats again

    Jaqui x

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  25. Standing on my head for only a second here declaring my happies for you Carmen. I've got at least one Peanut M&M's bag floating around here somewhere...need to find it and make something!

    P.S. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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