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Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015

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Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015 Box

Box of Happies is a subscription box that sends you handmade goods every month. If you love discovering new etsy designers – I recommend this box.

Box of Happies kindly sent us this box for review purposes. (Check out thereview process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015 Items

The Subscription Box: Box of Happies

The Cost: $24 plus $4.99 shipping

The Products 3-5 Handmade goods.

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Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015 Info

Each box comes with a mini card detailing the items included. (I love that little heart mini clothespin!)

Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015 BRacelet

Barcelon’s Boutique Beaded Bracelet – Value $5

Box of Happies Bracelet – Value $8

The value on the card is listed as $5 for this beaded bracelet, but the etsy shop only sells wholesale 10 bracelets for $25, so I’m going with the $5 value since you can’t buy just one. It’s a pretty basic bracelet and will be good for stacking.

The Box of Happies bracelet is another good layering piece, and the silver heart can be removed if you want a simple band look.

Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015 Poof

Jazzy’s Crochet Pot Scrubber – Value $2.15

This is cute and something I can always use in the kitchen.

Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015 Cards

Box of Happies Cards (Set of 2) – Retail Value $7

These cards are cute, I’m not sure if I would pay $7 for them though since they are just foam stickers on white card stock.

Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015 Necklace

Box of Happies Necklace – Value $8

I don’t usually wear silver jewelry, but I love the length of this necklace and the design of the heart. Here is a closer look:

Box of Happies Subscription Box Review – February 2015 Detail

Verdict: This month’s Box of Happies has a retail value of about $30. That’s pretty much the cost of the subscription, so I’d recommend this box if you really like the jewelry they send each month plus like discovering a few new etsy designers along the way.

What do you think of Box of Happies?

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. I just subscribed and paid by paypal on March 3. I haven’t received a tracking number. Do they only ship at a certain time of the month? I’ve emailed the company but no response. Any advice?

  2. I just received my Box of Happies. The only differences were that my bracelet had cream colored “pearls” and my scrubber was green. I thought the heart necklace was really cute and I actually really like the pot scrubber. That being said,the value was just not there. I received it AFTER Valentine’s Day and I ordered it months ago ( to be here in February). If I was going to use the cards (I wouldn’t) I’d have to wait till next year. I don’t think I’d order another box.

  3. With a little more design, those cards would be great for kids to exchange at school, or to give to a teacher.

  4. I love the idea of this box, but not what’s in it. I would consider subscribing if the items were of nicer quality, but these just aren’t up to par.

  5. I ended up getting 1 box a while ago, and I liked it better then this one. It had chocolate soap in it. For around $30 I found this box to better then some boxes that sell for the same price point. If they included an etsy beauty product ( like a soap, bath fizzies, that type of thing ) in every box for variety i would like it better. I don’t even look at values in this box, because a bracelet that supposely has a value of $5 or $8 on etsy, I’ve seen similar ones sell for $10-$15 elsewhere. Even though this box is not my style, i still will purchase the ocassional one time box.

  6. Yikes! This is a terrible box….very tacky. I’m baffled that they would even considered giving cards out like that. I think it shows that they aren’t looking to send quality boxes to subscribers. Instead they’re trying to get away with giving out the cheapest stuff so that they can make the biggest profit possible, even if it’s complete junk. That doesn’t always work when everyone can obviously see how bad the stuff is….come on….

  7. I enjoy reading the reviews, but the box isn’t for me. I don’t share the same tastes as the curator. My younger son can create similar cards with his foam stickers. I would have a hard time being satisfied with the cards especially at the price listed.

  8. I laughed out loud when I saw what those cards retailed for. OMG! I would not subscribe to this box. I did think the jewelry was okay. But those cards…really!?

  9. Over a year ago I bought my first and last Box of Happies. Since then I haven’t seen anything which makes me regret cancelling.
    I would have been rather annoyed to receive those cards-with-foam-heart efforts; I wouldn’t even feel right sending them to anyone. I make better cards than that and I’m a rank amateur.
    I’m all for supporting etsy artisans, and shop regularly on this wonderful site. Box of Happies doesn’t appear to be well curated considering the massive pool of talent out there.

    • I was thinking the same thing, Helen. I used to sell handmade jewelry on Etsy (before my back injuries) & my motbere sells on Etsy avidly. The items botb of of us sold cod have retailed in the same area & I think they were much nicer & more well made. I’m not tooting a personal horn here, that’s just the truth. Also, my mom offers very nice discounts when a buyer offers to buy in bulk, so I am sure the curator is getting a great deal. I just feel that more effort and taste could be put into this box to truly represent the besuty and talent that Wtsy that Etsy offers. I read Liz’s reviews for this box every month & I hate to be anything other than encouraging, but something just seems lacking. I hope the curator is able to better find the true voice of Etsy in the future, because, as of right now? I will neverbe subscribing to Box of Happies unlesss some big changes are made and they are made soon.

      • Please excuse the bad grammar in my last post. I just had another back surgery and its only my 1st night home. I’m not sleeping well. 🙁

  10. I can’t believe those cards! Maybe my kids can open their own etsy store

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