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Tonttu Box Subscription Box Review + Coupon – September 2016

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Tonttu Box is a monthly subscription box filled with products “for bumps, moms, and tots.” When you sign up, you pick what age group you’re looking for: 0-12 months, 12-24 months, or 24-36 months.

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Every month they send out handmade items for baby and mommy. Products include life essentials, educational toys, books, handmade treasures, and much more.

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This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

This review is of the 0-12 Months, Mommy Me, $40 a month, box. 

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Subscription Box: Tonttu Box

The Cost: $40 a month

COUPON: Use code MSA3o to save 30% off any subscription!

OR

Use code FIREWORKS to get a free box with a 3-month subscription!

The Products: 5-7 unique handmade finds, books, educational toys, treats, and more.

Ships to: US

Check out all of our Tonttu Box reviews and the Parent + Baby Subscription Box Directory!

Keep Track of Your Subscriptions: Add this box to your subscription list or wishlist!

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Inside the box was a little square info card with the theme this month, which is “Queen Mommy” and all about pampering moms.

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There was also a folded sheet listing information about each product.

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Hard Sauce Hard Lotion Bar – 0.5 oz, Value $5.50

I love the tree design of this lotion bar, and the convenient tin it comes in. It’ll be perfect for tossing into my purse. It works well, too – it melts as it’s warmed by your hands and I found it absorbed well without leaving my hands feeling greasy.

Spruce & Fresh Gold Painted Rose Bath Bombs – Value $12

These bath bombs smell nice and they are hand-painted with gold details. I like how they’re individually wrapped. I also like how they’re petite so they’re just the right size for my smaller tubs. They’re also pretty and perfect for gifting, too.

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Dress Gorgeous 10% off Promo Code

Margaret the Owl with Coffee by Orangeni – Value $10.68

This is a “soft toy” from the Etsy shop Orangeni. It’s a cute illustration, but I’m unfortunately a little underwhelmed by it because it’s just a tiny little pillow that my 1-year old has no interest in.

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Green Touch Beauty Perfect Brows Brow Growth Balm – 0.6 oz, Value $28.50

I’ve never received a brow growth balm in a subscription box before! This is a botanically-based formula that helps your brows look well-groomed, shiny, healthy, and re-grow over-plucked brows. I also love that it comes with its own little application brush.

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I think it’s an interesting product and one that would work for anyone.

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Toby is My Bear by Teacher Kira – Value $9.99

This book was created to help facilitate conversations about conflicts between children and help kids think about different ways to handle a conflict and their consequences before acting. This is definitely a good lesson to discuss with children!

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In order to fit the book in the box, they rolled it up and taped it. Personally, that bums me out some because now I have this new book that’s already rolled up and feels poorly taken care of. Ultimately, I could get over that, but they also taped the book to keep it rolled so the tape was stuck to each page, making it really difficult to remove and I barely did so without damaging the pages. I wish they had used rubber bands or something. Better yet, maybe they could have put the box in a padded envelope and had the book slide flat inside with the box.

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Here’s a peek inside the book. There are few words on each page so it’s readable for young kids and helps there be a pace that allows for a little discussion here and there.

The Verdict: This wasn’t my favorite Tonttu Box. There were one or two items I really liked but most of it was a miss for me, unfortunately, and I think they should have packaged the book better. As far as value goes, everything adds up to nearly $67 which I’m happy with for a $40 box.

What do you think about Tonttu Box?

Written by Haley Faye

Haley Faye

Haley Faye first discovered Beauty Army and Birchbox in 2012 and instantly fell hard and fast for the world of subscription boxes. Over the years of writing for MSA she has found many subscriptions to fuel her addiction, but her favorites include fashion, geeky, beauty, and mom/baby boxes to share with her son.
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.

4 Comments

  1. Taping the book to send is strange… when I receive a rolled-up item like that I just re-roll it in the opposite direction and it does help with straightening/flattening.

  2. If you put the book under some big heavy books it will probably flatten back out!

  3. I’d be super mad they rolled up and taped a book. I take great care of my books, and my son’s. I don’t know who would roll up a brand new one, let alone tape it. Very odd for a $40 box.

  4. There will never be a bath bomb the right size for my master bathroom’s tub. Maybe if I threw in a whole package of 4 or 6. Of course, it’s no fun to take baths there when the tub volume is 2 or 3 times greater than the water heater volume…

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