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Umba Box Review – November 2012 – Monthly Indie and Handmade Subscription Boxes

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Umba Box Review - November 2012 - Monthly Indie and Handmade Subscription Boxes

One thing I love about Umba box is that I’m always completely surprised by what’s in each box! There’s always such a variety of items.

Umba Box Review - November 2012 - Monthly Indie and Handmade Subscription Boxes

The Box: Umba Box

The Cost: $25 a month plus $5 shipping (Subscribe to 6 months and get free shipping)

The Products: Indie designer finds!

Umba Box Review - November 2012 - Monthly Indie and Handmade Subscription Boxes

 The Caramel Jar Fleur de Sal Caramels (3) – Value $2

These were so delicious I’m glad they didn’t send more – I would have eaten them all!

Earth Cookie Creations Fancy Clothespins (Set of 6) – Value $4

These are so cute, and the magnets make them extra useful!

To Boldly Fold Mini Note Book – Value $15? (Couldn’t find this anywhere)

This book is really well made with quality materials – I’m a fan!

Verdict: I love everything in this box. I think Umba box is a great way to discover new indie businesses. What did you think of this month’s box?

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Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.


  1. Hey Liz, I love your blog!! I went to buy the Clothes pins…Loved them and it is actually $12 for each pack of 6 and there are three different patterns to choose from..Thought I would let you know…It does look like at first that you would get all three sets of 6 for $12 but not the case! Keep those reviews coming…Love them!!

    • Scratch that Liz…You know what your doing was wrong!!

  2. A FEW subscription boxes are fun for certain of us, whether the value equals out in dollars or not. I think Liz really likes Umba, whereas I didn’t, at all, except for my first month with them.
    I have decided that I am just not an Etsy- buying type of person. ( NO disrespect meant towards crafts persons). I just don’t have uses for endless candles, soaps, notepaper, cards.. AND I have gotten a ton of those decorated clothes pins and wondered what in the world they were for. I threw mine away. See? Just not on the same page as you and the Umba people, Liz.

    OTOH, I like making things myself. Looking very forward to my subscription to Amazepack after your review. 🙂

    “Buy what you love and love what you buy”. 🙂
    I’ve weeded a lot of older subs out and am finding 2 new subs to fill every vacancy, LOL. Shop on, power subscribers!


  3. I subscribed to Umba box for one month but didn’t feel that it was worth the amount I paid. You only got $21 worth of products for $30 (after shipping). I wish they would step up the value.

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