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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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I really didn't think it could be possible! But, somehow I managed to complete ALL of the D-Lish Scraps Cybercrop Challenges - I am STOKED! I also had totally different ideas of what they would turn out like in my head, but happy with each and every page! That's gotta... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Charm's Creations
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I have ideas for ALL of the D-Lish Scraps Cybercrop Challenges, but it's all about TIME and also about ENERGY! I have managed TWO though... and here is my layout... I've used mostly one of the D-Lish Scraps kits and also one of the stamps from Kellie Stamps HERE And... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Charm's Creations
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OOps! It's Wednesday isn't it??? Just realised I haven't blogged about what I did, and uh-oh I didn't even get up what I said I was going to yesterday! Days just fly by I tell ya!!! This morning, after dropping the kids off and buying new Sports tops for them,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Charm's Creations
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Well it's been a day without the internet {well until about 2pm} which meant I could do *other* stuff without the distraction of the computer... so I ended up working out, doing some housey stuff and ended up spending MOST of my time cleaning the pool... which I am sure... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Charm's Creations
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It's been a while since my last "Show us your Stuff" layout, but I couldn't resist giving this sketch a go! This is what I came up with... Can you believe, for me using a 6x4 photo seems like a GIANT photo to use! So used to using my little... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Charm's Creations
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This month I was able to *properly* join in on The Scrappery Cybercrop - I have subscribed to two of their kits - one is the Project Life kit, the other the embellishment kit, but I must admit I am thinking about subscribing to the Scrapbooking kit too - Nae... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Charm's Creations
I tried to keep it simple this month, every time I put it out there, I have an epic fail! I keep up with my washing, but the problem is I need to keep up with PUTTING IT ALL AWAY! hah! Good luck with your goals! xo Charm
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It was my kid free day today I didn't get a chance to take any photos except these ones... I got my "Scrappery" kits today! Perfect timing for The Scrappery Cybercrop - which is on tonight! I am hoping to scrap the challenges over the next few days... My day... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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It’s that time of year again, where in memory of Ashan’s sister Apsara I organise an Auction to raise money for the “Think Pink” campaign. Ashan’s sister passed away in October 2011, losing her fight with a very aggressive Breast Cancer. She was only 38 years old. {You can read... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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And lucky for me I have been! Have you? xo Charm Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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I've been scrapping, and I am happy that I've had a chance to have a play with White with One Challenge again... and here are the closeups... I don't use purple on layouts to much, but I loved using it on this layout... It's hard to see but the dress... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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I don't know if I have ever attempted the Black with 2 challenge or not, I definitely find it hard to use black as a background though... and here is what I have come up with... I'm not sure if its too bright pink/mulberry, but I must admit I had... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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I would have normally posted yesterday, BUT it was my birthday, so I decided to take the night off! I was busy too though, making my first ever Pavlova - and guess what? SUCCESS!!!! I took a few selfies - some with/without the kids. I got these gorgeous sunnies for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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This is the challenge this month over on the 123 Challenge blog! I am really happy to be completing some layouts from the list I made here! Here is the layout I created... I had fun layering with mists, modelling paste and embossing powder... I'm enjoying mixing old embellishments with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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I must say I am looking forward to having my me time again, today is usually MY day, but its still school holidays so instead of my usual creative day - I worked out, I shopped & I cooked! I *DiD* manage to create... and here is a sneak... It's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Hello again! I was so happy to see that I hadn't missed out on this GORGEOUS moodboard from Jot Magazine... And here is my layout that I created for it... Something floral: Ryarne's floral dress of course! Something new: The Studio Calico Kit that I've used! Something Chevron: My Charms... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Hello! Well this month I am taking a break from creating embellishments for Charms Creations, if you hadn't read already and having a *ME* month - I have created an album over on my Facebook Page for a lot of the October Challenges - to make it easier for me... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Had a big long post and for some reason it decided to disappear on me... grrr... So I'm going to keep it simple... I had a terrible weekend SICK from gastro, after my kids had it, so the only good thing was the beginning of daylight savings... {I'm hoping to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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You'll have to pop on over and read what the big news is HERE! I must admit, last month really got away with me, and I didn't get to create a layout for this challenge til NOW... {I know very naughty of me!} BUT, I've done it now, and I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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This month at Scrap the Girls we have this absolutely stunning Mood Board designed by the fabulous Rikki Graziani... and here is my sample... and the closeups of course... My favourite bit - the feather, which I have embossed with gold... it's an Imaginarium Designs Chipboard isn't it gorgeous? I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Spent most of my day feeling and being sick :( Great start to my favourite month of the year - my birthday month! I love it because not only is it my birthday month, but start to the warmer weather, daylight savings and feeling generally HAPPIER! Except today of course!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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for a while anyway ;) You can find out why in this post So as always... here's my Motivational Monday quote, one I've used before and really like {obviously} and after working all weekend on my Charms Creations Embellishments, I must admit, although I am taking a break, I STILL... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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I have been thinking about this for a very long time and have wanted to *give up* many times, as much as I DO love making them I have found that they get in the way in more ways than just one! Of course, the money situation is the big... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Not sure if this is possible, but hey, I'm going with it LOL! And, not sure if you noticed or not, but I was supposed to put this up yesterday! I have a little munchkin missing her night cuddles with daddy, so I had to take over and give them... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Charm's Creations
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Today was an early start - only half an hour earlier - because we had to drop off Ashan to the airport - he's off for a *boyz week/weekend* This has been organised for quite a while, and seeing as he can't work he might as well go for a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Charm's Creations