Stars Hollow Monthly Subscription Box Review – September 2016
Stars Hollow Monthly is a monthly subscription box that sends you Gilmore Girls inspired items!
My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
The Subscription Box: Stars Hollow Monthly
The Cost: $29.95
The Products: “3-5 Gilmore Girl-Inspired goodies. Anything from tee shirts (on occasion), home decor, fashion accessories, bath & body items, and much much more. This box subscription is a branch under our main Lit-Cube business BUT we will NOT be sending out books in every one of these box shipments. You *may* get one every once in a while, but mostly this will be a subscription for fandom items, collectibles, and tons of Gilmore-Girl themed EXCLUSIVES.”
Ships to: US + Canada
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I love that the information card is the same every month, including the ads for Doose’s Market and Kirk. It would probably take a miracle for Luke to update anything at the diner, including the menus, so this feels very authentic to the character!
Exclusive Dragonfly Inn Wax Warmer – Listed Value $24.95
Between this and the last few boxes, we really have a nice range of Dragonfly Inn products! I used to have a wax warmer and I actually really liked using them because you could switch out scents so quickly – instead of hoarding a lot of half burned candles (I am definitely guilty of this). So I’m excited to use this for that reason and the design is so cute! The wax well is a good size and the star cut outs look really sweet when the candle is lit. They also provided a tea light candle so you can start using it right away!
Exclusive Poptart Scented Wax Crumbles – Listed Value $6.00
Oh. My. Gosh. When I started to open the box, the smell hit me way before I got to this wax crumbles package. I definitely smell the pop tarts and a little bit of bubblegum – I immediately thought of wild berry pop tarts. It smells delicious but it is very strong so I can see myself using this in smaller doses…otherwise I may end up craving candy way more often than I want to! This is a nice sized pouch so I imagine this wax will last me a long time.
Here is the wax crumbles melted.
Exclusive Doose’s Market Cotton Tote Bag – Listed Value $19.95
I try to keep my tote bag collection to a minimum so I stick with really specific bags that mean something to me and I am happy to add this to the collection. Doose’s Market is a classic spot in the Gilmore world and this tote bag is wide and deep so I can definitely use this for small grocery trips and it even fits my laptop sleeve so I could use it for my work bag. It has a zip top which I love! Tote bags are great but I always feel a little more secure when I can close my bag to this is a huge plus. I’m super excited to take this to the Gilmore Girls Fan Festival (along with my Luke’s travel mug) to really live out the Gilmore experience!
Exclusive Shaileyann Design Stars Hollow Vinyl Decal – Listed Value $5.95
This vinyl decal says “Stars Hollow, CT” and features the outline of the church and town gazebo. I like the simple design and have placed it alongside the other decals on my laptop. It’s a nice, understated homage to the Gilmore Girls fandom. The individual letters and small, delicate details did make this difficult to remove from the paper. I had to go really slow and still had a few moments of panic! But once I was able to get it off the paper, it applied to my computer easily. This also included a card with a discount for Shaileyann’s shop. After a quick look at her shop, it’s clear that Shaileyann and I share a lot of similar interests so I’m sure I’ll put this discount code to good use.
Verdict: I have really been enjoying this box. I think it’s a nice mix of useful items and whimsical touches. The listed value of this box adds up to $56.85. I really loved the two highest ticket items and I thought the smaller tickets items were great. I’ve already used each item and that’s always a good sign to me. One of the things I love about this box is that I have liked/kept everything but I could also totally see myself creating an ultimate fan gift package for a friend. Each box leaves me excited and waiting to see what they come up with next.
What do you think about this month’s Stars Hollow Monthly box?