The Crafty Mail Subscription Box Review + Unboxing | August 2017

the crafty mail subscription review
The Crafty Mail is a monthly subscription that sends handmade items from different small companies set around a theme. Boxes are $14.95. September will see a revamping in this box – so expect a few new changes in the future as far as curation.
*product was received free for review


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Here’s the Box Breakdown
first look in the crafty mail box
what's in the crafty mail box
Everything that we received in our Crafty Mail Box. This is an impressive selection and we love the way the colors come together!

So what is all this stuff?

Our box insert – this details each of the items that we received and tells us where you can find them.
mermaid decals
These decals can be use on cups, cars, phones – you name it you can adorn it! We love the fun and bright colors and the simple yet perfect for summer designs!
ram art studio design
This hand painted notecard is perfect for dropping a line to your favorite person while you’re on vacation at the beach! Blank on the inside you can write whatever you’d like!
herbesque facial masque
This may be a Crafty Mail first – we are so excited to have received this all natural face masque from Herbesque! A blend of Glacial Mud, Aloe Vera, Rosehip and Carrot this “Pudding” Masque draws out impurities and hydrates skin.. and you guys know how much we love us some skincare! Super excited to have received this!
skinny tumber
We love The Crafty Mail’s fun and skinny tumblers! This seahorse is colorful and fun in a whimsical mix of pinks and blues! What a perfect addition to this beachy, mermaid themed box!
the honest asparagus
We love the sweet wood block decor signs from The Honest Asparagus! This month our sign declares, “Lets be Mermaids”. The seahorse background makes this perfect summer decor – we’ll be sure to add this to our mantle!
be brave design
This canvas bag has a little purple mermaid on it! Use it to hold small items or keep it somewhere you can see it to remind you of the magic of the sea!
stashed and crafted planner pack
This is probably the prettiest planner pack we’ve ever received and that washi tape is too much fun! This beachy set includes everything you need to create a one of a kind summer planner page! 
mama bear nail decal
What a unique addition!? These little sea themed nail decals came in both blue and green! Great for your summer mani!
mermaid tears herbal tea
This herbal tea blend contains a mellow blend of Vanilla Rooibos, Honeybush, Calendula, Butterfly Pea Flower, and Blackberry Leaf. Perfect for snuggling in the evening with your favorite book!
Here’s our cup!
Paper flowers is Pages to Petals claim to fame. This magnet is pretty and simple – but check their etsy for beautiful and intricate bouquets and centerpieces!
l'aura botanicals bath bomb
One of our favorite The Crafty Mail contributors is L’Aura Botanicals… this “Mermaid Treasures” Bath Bomb is made with vanilla essential oil diluted into jojoba oil as well as Great Barrier Reef Fragrance Oil and a mixture of different salt blends. Like all of L’Aura Botanicals items this scent is unique and complex and beautiful! Can’t wait to use this!
charm from her sweet embrace
Her Sweet Embrace creates unique embroidered accessories. This is a tiny charm that has a small clam shell on it!
What a beautiful gift or addition to your keychain!

So in summary

We look for three things in a subscription box; quality, curation, and presentation. The Crafty Mail Box is a great way to experience the best of small handmade business in a unique curated collection each month. You guys know how we feel about representing small business so this box holds a special place in our heart! The presentation is awesome – everything is packaged well and arrives perfectly. Quality is great – all handmade items from businesses who still make their items from the heart. You can feel the passion in this box! And curation – this month’s box was AMAZING. Everything seemed to coordinate so well and even the colors came together perfectly. What a great beachy themed box!

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