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Charmane Koch
Hello! My name is Charmane Koch, I'm a mother of 3 gorgeous children & partner to an amazing guy, owner of Charms Creations & love to SCRAP!
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Hello everyone! Have you missed me? Sorry for not doing the usual blog posts, but I have been busy with creating for the release last Friday night, which, I may say went REALLY well - and thank goodness! It is such a relief to be able to help our little... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Charm's Creations
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I'm hoping to motivate myself not only you with this quote... it's going to be a tough 4-6 weeks, maybe even longer, I'm hoping it will go as smoothly as possible, but hey that's life I guess! I almost forgot about my fortnightly Currently List - can't believe its two... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Charm's Creations
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DETAILS HERE! SPREAD THE WORD TO WIN ANOTHER PRIZE PACK HERE! XO Charm Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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and the reason why is... Ashan has broken his wrist at work on Wednesday... what we thought was maybe a sprain has turned into a 2 night stay in hospital and surgery on his wrist. OH my goodness! and it looks like he'll have to have 6 weeks off of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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FIONA PALTRIDGE! I live in Mount Gambier in South Australia with my hubby and my Fox Terrier/ Jack Russell crazy puppy! I have two adult children, Kaity who attends University in Melbourne and Cameron, who is the subject of my design today, who lives in Adelaide with his beautiful girlfriend... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Todays quote... Thought this was a great quote... a nice one to start the week off - a good way to begin a busy week! Another way I have found that I have been feeling more energized is by making sure I don't miss a day of having some fresh... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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only from my blog, I can't believe I haven't blogged since Monday! Hope you haven't missed me too much! ha! But, I have been busy busy and have had blog posts in my head, but just didn't get them up! Kellie is taking a break for blogging for August, so... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Here's my Motivational Quote for the day! I am hoping next Monday I will have something different to show using my *motivational* quotes... lets see if I have time to actually do it... Here's my Currently List for this fortnight... unfortunately I didn't get to complete my whole 6x8 page... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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a mixture of creating... a bit of machine sewing, flower making & baking... grab the Apple and Cinnamon Cake recipe HERE! It's been a pretty chilled out weekend really... a great way to get rid of this awful snotty nose - so over it! Looking forward to a productive week... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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I have been working on my entry for this... This is the first year I have ever entered, mainly because the tasks for previous years has not appealed to me OR I just have ran out of time... the last time I entered something this big was way back when... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Charm's Creations
ohhh hope you get into your project life & my project life this week - looking forward to seeing what you come up with :) I hope to get into mine, but I need more photo paper to print my photos!!! xo Charm
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Wednesday already... which means it's "Currently Creative" with Kellie day... so what did I DO today?? Well, it didn't turn out how I expected it to today- because Ashan's car radiator blew up... which meant he was home, and instead of being upset we tried to be positive and we... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Wow! I seriously can't believe it's August already! First of all, my Motivational Monday quote... Without music, I don't think I could motivate myself to get on that exercise bike this morning! It really has been a struggle these last few weeks to be able to work out. Being sick,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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We have something different at Scrap the Girls - A NEW team and a NEW challenge - a MOOD BOARD! Thanks to the talented Rikki Graziani... and here is my take on it... I really had fun with this... playing with gesso on Kraft cardstock and then getting messy with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Make sure you have a go this month at Scrap the Boys - check out the other Creative Team samples and the challenge HERE! I had a lot of fun creating this layout, I love this photo of Chei - in his element... I loved layering PL cards, doilies and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Here's the gorgeous Mood Board... and here's my sample - and boohoo my last as Creative Team Member for D-Lish... I'm really happy how it turned out, I've used a prepared background that I had ready to go for a while, but didn't know what to do with... and YAY...... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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If you hadn't noticed on my Instagram/Project Life layouts, my weakness is definitely Apple Crumble!!! So, I thought I would share MY recipe with you! Stewed apple 8-9 green apples peeled and cored, cut into wedges Add about 6 Tablespoons sugar for 8 apples Add 2 cloves per apple I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Joining in again... POP ON OVER TO SEE WHAT KELLIE IS UP TO & EVERYONE ELSE THAT JOINS IN OVER ON HER BLOG HERE! Well, I didn't get to take many photos of what I was up to today... I *DID* create these tags for some lucky ladies who have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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I'm slowly catching up with it... and I have finally had a play with Scrappery Pretty Little Kit - Charlotte Here's the Left of the layout... here are some closeups... all I added to the kit was my Charms Creations embellishments... and a couple of wood veneers... Love the colours... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Not too much to share? First of all here's my *quote* for today, I was searching for a "Just do it" image, and randomly this one was in the mix... and thought how awesome - my favourite artist as a teenager & what a great quote as well... I've had... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Hello everyone! I've been tagged by the lovely Chloe to join in on this blog hop with a difference. The 'difference' being that it's not associated with a store or challenge site, or not run by anyone in particular. Instead, it's all about sharing our creative processes, perhaps inspiring others... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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We had a nice weekend, mostly at home, but we did go to watch the kids play sport - Ryarne and I watched Harmony play netball {she shot 3 goals, and they won! yay} Ashan watched Chei play his game of soccer... We've then come home cooking - Ashan made... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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But yes, I HAVE finally updated the ACTUAL Charms Creations Big Cartel Shop! Yes, it has been a while but I have done it! And now I know why it's taken so long - it takes a LOT of time to do it! you can also order these mixed sets... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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to get all those challenges in! I would LOVE it if you gave these challenges a go if you can - I am on the Creative Teams for each of them: Scrap the Girls - to use paint/texture paste Here's my sample: Upload your layouts in the right hand side-bar... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Joining in on Kellie's Currently Creative blog post... I finished APRIL! Yes, I have finally got back into my Project Life... and have FINALLY finished April!!!! The last time I scrapped my Project Life 2014 Weekly Album was back HERE - I think it's all a bit overwhelming for me,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Charm's Creations