Moustache Stationery Subscription Box Review – February 2016
Moustache Stationery is a monthly subscription box that sends out stationery products.
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: Moustache Stationery
The Cost: $39.95 per month
The Products: “We scour the earth for the most amazing stationery products. Every month we curate an exclusive box for our subscribers. Many of our boxes contain limited edition items only available to Moustache Stationery Subscribers.”
Ships to: US (free), Canada ($5.00), and the rest of the world ($10.00)
The theme this month was Hand Lettering.
Sakura Pigma Micron 03 Black – $3.00
This is a really great fine point pen. The ink didn’t smear, but I did find that it bled through to the other side of the tracing paper that I sampled it on. I included an image at the bottom with samples of how all of the pens write!
Coptic Wide Markers (1) – $13.98
This marker has a massive tip on it! I’ve literally never seen a marker with such a huge tip. It colors smoothly, and Moustache Stationery says that it works well for coloring backgrounds, and I can absolutely see that!
This marker flows very consistently, and it writes really nicely! The color is gorgeous as well. I like both ends, but I have to say that I would use the finer tip more often. This is definitely a high end marker!
Hand Lettering tracing sheets – $10.00?
I couldn’t find these on Moustache Stationery’s website, nor could I find them online, so I am completely estimating the price. There are three sheets of each font, which should allow for plenty of practice!
Here’s my try at using all of the markers, pens, and font tracing sheets. It was quite fun, but as you can tell, I have a lot of practice before I can write beautifully with some of the markers!
Notebook with Dotted Pages – $7.00?
Notebook with Graph Pages – $7.00?
These are really thick, nice notepads! There are a lot of pages in each, which again, should allow for quite a bit of time of practice with your handwriting. If you’re not into fancy letter forming, the dot notepad should supply multiple hours of Dots and Boxes! My favorite thing to do with graph paper is this, so you would get several months out of this pad using just a ruler and a pencil.
Verdict: Obviously, since I estimated several of the values of this box, my value judgement could be skewed. I calculate the value right at $45.85, which isn’t bad! I think that if you’re the type that would like to subscribe to a stationery box, you would enjoy most of these items, and find a use for them whether you’re into hand lettering or not! All of the products feel very high quality, and I am happy with the value.
I will note that this box is one of those that ships later in the month, so you’ll likely receive it in the next month and be charged for your next month’s box prior to getting your current month’s box. If that is something that will upset you, definitely consider that prior to subscribing. If that doesn’t matter to you when you’re getting fun stationery things, give this box a try!
Have you tried Moustache Stationery yet?