Hi friends, we’re off to the beach this Sunday. Basket in hand, will the sun be shining?


KMI-MD-Card 7 Beach Daze

When I was little, our family would speed off to a local lake several times over the summer.  It was fun to watch dad waterski and picnic with my cousins. When I grew up, I lived at the lake and became a pretty good waterskier myself.  Can you pick me out?

Beach Daze

A beach bag has been part of the weekend for most of my life and my pick for this week’s card, Beach Daze.

KMI-MD-Card 7 Beach Daze a

The cut file includes the Beach Daze necessities, a swimsuit, beachball, soda bottle and sunglasses.


KMI-MD-Card 7 Beach Daze b

As with the previous cards, I’ve added stitching and a few gems

KMI-MD-Card 7 Beach Daze c

It’s card 7 of my summer stash busting project.  Each is free for your personal use. My Memorydex Box is filling up! I’m just in love with the mix of colours and textures.  Visit all the previous posts for tips on creating these cards.

KMI-MD-Card 7 Beach Daze d


If you’re a Silhouette owner, download the free cut file here.  It’ll look like this when you open it in Silhouette Studio, ungroup it and away you go.

Card 7 Studio3 View


If you want to use the SVG, just send an email to Let me know if you’d like the entire Memorydex Box collection and the next 3 cards as well, so you only need to contact me once.  There are two ungrouped files this week. They’ll look like this when you open them.

Beach Daze SVG View


Here’s a short tutorial to help you put it all together . 


Putting together the soda bottle

Unfortunately, my camera didn’t record this, but here’s the scoop.  I cut the larger bottle twice, once from white cardstock and once from clear acetate. I glued them together with a tiny dab of Glossy Accents. The straw was glued on top of that, also with glossy accents. The smaller shaped soda bottle, with the bubbles, was also cut from clear acetate that I coloured with Archival ink. I then glued it on top of the straw. I love how this gives the illusion of a glass bottle. Of course you choose your own materials.

So nice of you to pop in!  Please tag me if you give it a go.

Cheers, Kelly 🌸💛


🌸 The small print 🌸

These cut files are for your Personal Use only and not to be distributed or resold. Thank you so much.

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16 thoughts on “MEMORYDEX BOX CARD #7 – Beach Daze

  1. You’re all adorable! Your photo is a treasure. I think all three girls (cousins) look quite a bit alike, here. I wasn’t sure either and thought perhaps that was you on the end. Your projects are adorable one and all. I like seeing them altogether in the box as well, brightening up any space. xo

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    1. Hi again honey! Thanks so much for your big visit! I laugh at this photo because Wayne is a rack of bones. I’m not sure if they’ve seen it for a long time. I’ll have to send it to them. I like them best all together too. I haven’t put them in order and have changed the order as I go along. This is a very loosey-goosey project 😁 💛💛xK

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    1. Hi Lavinia 💛 You’re right ! That’s me in the red swimsuit. I think I was probably 10 years old. The boys goofing off in the back are my brothers. The other kids sitting with me are cousins. The cutie in the middle is my cousin Sherri, we’re still pals, she’s so adorable. Thanks for your visit lovely ! xK

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    1. Thanks so much. So happy to hear that. I’m wearing the read swimsuit in the photo. The little girl on the right is my cousin LeeAnn, now a mom of two grown kids. Where do the years go? Cheers, K


    1. Hello my friend. I’ve been thinking of you and Jimi while watching news about flooding. It looks really frightening. I hope you’re doing OK. I’m in the red swimsuit above. Also sitting are cousins of mine and the boys behind my dad are brothers.
      I hadn’t looked at this photo for some time, it did bring back a nice memory. Surprisingly, I actually remember this day. Be well Herman xK

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    1. Hi honey ! I’m so glad you’re enjoying them. I’m having a ball coming up with a new idea each week. The promise of giving them away every Sunday has kept me on track too. Win/win 💛xo


  2. Every week you come up with something cuter than the previous week if it’s possible. Love it so much. Thank you so much. Of course I have to try it🙃

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