Paradise Found - Quick Quotes

Beach Layout with Handmade Flowers, Stamped Leaves, and Star Fish

I'm sharing a layout that I created with the gorgeous Stowaway collection for Quick Quotes today. I love the beach! The blues, browns and oranges in this collection really help to highlight the colors in my photo. I used a sheet of the Stowaway 400 for the base of my layout.  All the other papers on this page are from the 6x6 Stowaway Paper Pad.

Paradise Found Beach Themed Embellishment Cluster with Flowers and Star Fish by Dana Tatar for Quick Quotes

The small "Paradise Found" piece was cut from a piece of 6x6 patterned paper and is the perfect size to tuck into my embellishment cluster. I added some fishing net and cheesecloth to this page to help play up the beach theme. I like to secure items like this to my layouts with some hidden stitching.

Handmade Flowers for a Beach Themed Layout using the Sizzix Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Die by Dana Tatar for Quick Quotes

I created the flowers for this page with a favorite die, cardstock from the 6x6 Stowaway Paper Pad and several colors of PowderPuff Chalk Ink. The cardstock is sturdy, which makes cutting and shaping flowers like this a breeze!

I added a lot of dimensional layers to this page and I needed a way to add a title to my layout. I chose one of the Stowaway Chipboard Die-Cuts for its strength. I secured the die-cut to my layout with adhesive foam so it would sit above the netting.  This title piece is strong enough to hold shape without bending or warping!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

Quick Quotes Supplies:
Stowaway Patterned Paper - QQP-SW400
Stowaway 6x6 Paper Pad - SW801
Stowaway Die-Cut Stickers - SW802
Stowaway Chipboard Die-Cuts - SW803
Amaretto PowderPuff Chalking Ink
Blue Hawaiian PowderPuff Chalking Ink
Mango Mai Tai PowderPuff Chalking Ink
Tahiti PowderPuff Chalking Ink

Other Supplies:
Tattered Floral Die: Sizzix
Leafy Swirls Stamp Set: Heartfelt Creations
Background Writings Stamp Set: Paper Wings Productions
Iridescent Gold Glimmer Mist: Tattered Angels
Fishing Net

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Beach Scrapbook Layout with Handmade Flowers and Star Fish

Beach Scrapbook Layout with Handmade Flowers and Star Fish


  1. Gorgeous layout, love all your beachy details and flowers! That netting is the perfect touch.

  2. Gorgeous layout and the photo is so beautiful too! The beach is my all time favorite place to be and now that's its starting to warm up I'm just itching to get out there. I love all textural elements you added like the netting and cheese clothe. Gorgeous!!

  3. Wow wow wowwwwwwwwww! This is gorgeous! I loveeeeeeeeee the flowers and the mesh materials!!

  4. This is soooo beautiful! I love all the elements on your project.

  5. Dana this is so beautiful, everything is! I love your flowers, and embellishments. I have never heard of Stow-Away so off to check them out.

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  7. Amazing! Your layout is gorgeous. Love the texture, dimension and your stunning handmade flowers . What a beautiful mix of elements.

  8. I love your layout, so beautiful and so many wonderful flowers!!!
    Hugs Susanne

  9. What a beautiful layout...suitable for framing!

  10. Love this layout.

    Take a peek at my Tattered Floral entries:
    Rose Box -
    Lunch Bag rose -

    Best of luck in the Tim Holtz Tattered Florals challenge.


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