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Old 05-26-2005, 09:07 PM   #121  
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Talking matt ...stop talking and start stamping!

matt!

wow, you really have been checking out the site! Since your not your usually cheerful looking self - post a picture of murphy! he really is too cute!

I think the ladies would love your cards!They are really wonderful!

g'night matt!
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Old 05-27-2005, 07:18 AM   #122  
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Okay so the point is not to many guys like to shop in my experience or at least admitt it. In most cases they are tight about money.. unless it is on beer, tools, something electronic and for them.

My DH can out shop any woman. I cringe when he says he's going to the store to pick up something because I know he will come home with a car load of clothes, shoes, electronics, golfing trinkets, etc. You name it, he will buy it. The good thing is that I never have to feel guilty about buying anything. Golfing has proven to be way more expensive than stamping in our house!

He also makes a helluva martini! We should swap recipes sometime.
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Old 05-27-2005, 08:19 AM   #123  
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Ah Martinis! The third love of my life after Murphy and Stamping. I have lately that using fruit juices in my drinks.. makes things easier the next day.

So far I love to make a caramel apple martini which is really so simple.. some green apple sourpuss, caramel schnapps, and some apple juice. It makes for a sweet, casual martini. The old fashioned ones.. are too strong for my taste buds!

I am trying to come up with a cranberry one... that I like.
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Hi Matty,

I was in the pet store last week buying stuff for my guinea pig's and there was a lady in there talking about her tropical fish - she said she had a clownfish that lived for 12 years - she said she felt like her child had died when her clownfish passed.

Hopefully yours will live to a ripe old age with you
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oohhh a carmel apple martini sounds sooooooo good.I love just about anything that is green apple flavored...

Reading all these post has me LOLing... DD is looking at me really weird but hey I don't care.....You sound lie someone I would get along w/. real well.
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Matty, Aloha and welcome to SCS! Looking forward to seeing some of your cards in the gallery.
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I'll have to try your Caramel Apple Martini.

Here are two of my specialties. Try them and let me know what you think:

Black Raspberry Martini
1 1/4 oz Raspberry Stoli
3/4 oz Chambord Black Raspberry
3/4 oz Cranberry Juice

Lavender Martini
2 shots Absolut Madarin
2 shots Parfait Amour
4 shots Cranberry juice
Rim frozen martini glass with lavendar sugar (found in cake decorating places)

If you can't find Parfait Amour, I have substituted Grape Pucker.


Cheers!
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Maybe we should start a thread just for martini recipes. Tee-hee!
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i'm glad we have a man around. thanks for joining. by the way i'd love a python card, i like snakes.
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I suppose a python card would work okay for a birthday cards.. or a just because type think. I have a chameleon stamp that I adore.. and use it for when I met new people at work to welcoming them in.

A martini thread would be great. When I feeling up to snuff I will definately try out the above recipes. They sound yummy and delicious.
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matty,

you don't know me but i'm one of the girls in ann's group of demos.

good to see you on here and apparently taking all the love!

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Oh and before I forget...

sml1170 - I love your Yoda avatar! I could just see Yoda kicking back at the Jedi Temple with Mace making a few cards. Yoda would say something like " Stamp I will! Brings happiness to me it does!"
Oh Matt, you are toooo funny! I would never have thought to pair those two!

You really must upload some cards to the gallery, we're all dying to see your creations! Especially the baby card! I need to CASE one!
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Yeah, have you seen some of the stuff our husbands and such have made??? We can be easily impressed with male talent!!
Heck, Emily, I'd be impressed if my DH PAID someone to make a card for me, I think I'd faint dead-away if he actually tried making one himself!

*picking up self from the floor just thinking about DH stamping*
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This is insane! But oh so fun! I for sure thought there were at least a couple of other guy stampers out there! Oh well... in time they will come to the stamping side of the force!
Hi matty - I am another male stamper and I just wanted to let you know you were not alone! I am going to be 40 in July and have been stamping for about 6 years. I even worked part time in a stamp store for about 4 years before becoming a demonstrator.

You will love this site not only because of the great cards posted but because of the wonderful people!

Hopefully more guys will come out of the woodwork to welcome you.

Glad you made yourself known!
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Hi Matty - welcome to the boards. It is nice to see a man being creative. I love that.
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Welcome Matty! sounds like you'll fit right in with the rest of us stampin' addicts.

AND - welcome to palooka3 - big time lurker! hee,heee!
Great to know there are males out there that share the passion for stamping.
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Heck, Emily, I'd be impressed if my DH PAID someone to make a card for me, I think I'd faint dead-away if he actually tried making one himself!

*picking up self from the floor just thinking about DH stamping*
Ha!! One of these days I will upload one of his creations he made in Iraq....he really tried hard on them! Not too bad with powerpoint, but they are pretty funny!
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This is bringing out more lurkers and men than I would have thought. MEN - show yourselves!! We don't bite!

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Ha!! One of these days I will upload one of his creations he made in Iraq....he really tried hard on them! Not too bad with powerpoint, but they are pretty funny!
Yes!!! I'd love to see what he did for you in PP. Then maybe I can give my DH a hard time for only sending me 2 store bought cards while he was over there! Okay, probably wouldn't do, to afraid that I won't get future cards. LOL!
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Yes!!! I'd love to see what he did for you in PP. Then maybe I can give my DH a hard time for only sending me 2 store bought cards while he was over there! Okay, probably wouldn't do, to afraid that I won't get future cards. LOL!
I'll scan them in today if you promise not to turn him in for downloading images from the SU homepage!
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I'll scan them in today if you promise not to turn him in for downloading images from the SU homepage!
Turn who in for what???? *dumb expression here*

I know nothing! See nothing! Hear nothing! (my attempt at Hogan's Hero's imitation.)
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I'll scan them in today if you promise not to turn him in for downloading images from the SU homepage!
Emily,

Considering where he was and what he was doing I think SU just better overlook this one. Tell him thanks and I'm glad he's home now. Can't wait to see the cards.

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Okay, here are two of his "better" ones. They aren't approved yet, but here's the link!



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ok, they are up now....don't laugh!!
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ok, they are up now....don't laugh!!
Hey Em, he did a pretty good job! I really am impressed! Just adore the "loads of love". Tell him I think he did a fantastic job!

Hehehe, I guess we hijacked this thread! Well, it is related to men stamping!
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Welcome Matty!!!
So great to have a "guy stamper" here with us!
I hope you'll share some of your stamped creations - really looking forward to seeing them!!!
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You will love this site not only because of the great cards posted but because of the wonderful people!

Hopefully more guys will come out of the woodwork to welcome you.

Glad you made yourself known!
Count em ladies!!!! (& gentlemen)
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ok, they are up now....don't laugh!!
I think they are awesome!! My dh keeps talking about making a card for me, but that's as far as it gets. If he ever actually *does* it, I'll have to post it for you! Considering I have to match his clothes for him, I can't imagine what colors he would use. LOL!
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Matty,

I think it will be great to see a guy's slant on some of the stamp sets, can't wait to see them.

My son loves the cards I make and he has helped me when I make a large amount for his office etc. He says he is not good at it but it is just that he is a perfectionist.

I am going to show him this thread next time he is here, maybe you will have your gallery by then.

I love the earth tones too they just fit me best.
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Welcome Matty!! You are going to love it here. Everyone is so nice. Enjoy your home away from home!!
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Welcome to Matty, David and Palooka3...
I'm still in shock of having 3 men in one thread!
You'll love this site...even when all the ladies pick and tease you all!
We only do it in good fun. We all wish that our DH's would stamp...heck, I'd like it for my DH to look at my stuff once in awhile! (Not THAT stuff!)
Good luck and can't wait to see all of your cards!
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Wow! This is turning out to be the big thread! Never expected this. I am flattered none the less. Thank again everyone for your kind welcomes!
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