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GlobeIn Artisan Subscription “Lunch” Box Review – May 2017

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The GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box is a monthly subscription that sends you original crafts by global artisans. Each box contains handcrafted items from around the world and the stories of the artists who made the pieces. This box theme is Lunch.

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

The Subscription Box: The GlobeIn Artisan Gift Box

The Cost: $40 a month

COUPON: Use coupon code WELCOME to save $10 off a 3-month subscription

FLASH SALE:

Globein Free Gifts

GlobeIn has an amazing gift with purchase offer that is perfect for gifting to anyone on your spring shopping list:

Now through May 14th, new subscribers can use code MSAMOTHERSDAY to get a free floating necklace and set of hand-blown wine glasses when you sign up for a 3-month Artisan Gift Box subscription! (Free gift valued at $68)

Full details: The code is valid with the purchase of 3-month or longer Artisan Box subscriptions. New subscriptions only. Expires on May 14th, 2018 at 11:59pm PST

The Products: Handcrafted items from around the world.

Ships to: US

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Each box comes with an info booklet detailing the items included, and the makers behind the goods!

Now, onto the items!

 

Upcycled Lunch Bag, Kenya – Value $10?

This lunch bag is made from upcycled cement bags! And it is finished with fabric trim on the edges and handles:

I like the choice of mixing the somewhat basic cement bag plastic with a bold fabric pattern.

It measures about 12 inches tall, 8 inches wide, with 4 inches in depth. (And it folds up nicely, too!)

Eco Lunch Box Tri Bento – Value $26

This bento box is all stainless steel so it’s dishwasher safe and BPA free!

I’m trying to transition to as much glass and stainless steel as possible for cooking/eating, so this is perfect for leftovers!

This set includes a lid and three containers that stack together.

Handmade Cloth Napkin, India – Value $5

This napkin is 100% cotton with a stamped print design.

On the rare occasions when I pack a lunch, I have never thought to add a napkin, but that changes now that I have a cute lunch napkin and lunch bag!

Light My Fire Spork, Sweden – Value $3

This spork is BPA-free and dishwasher safe, too! It’s pretty lightweight, though, so I wouldn’t recommend using it for any heavy-duty spork needs! (It gets some mixed reviews on REI due to breakage.)

GlobeIn Greeting Card, 6×4″ (Retail $3)

This box also included a blank card that fits well with the lunch theme.

This box also included a $30 coupon code for Matter Prints – and it works on their sale section, too!

Verdict: This box has a value of about $47. I think that’s a fair value for the cost, and I could be underestimating the cost of the lunch bag (I wasn’t having any luck finding it online). And as always, I love that this is a subscription that focuses on fair trade and giving back. And everything in this box is super practical, too.

What do you think of the May 2017 GlobeIn Artisan box? Which box did you pick this month?

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.

4 Comments

  1. I subscribed to get this box within the box selection timeframe. I received the box yesterday and it was the Savour box, which was fine, but not the box I ordered. So I emailed them last night about the error and heard back from them first thing this morning that they were mailing out the Lunch box and I could keep the Savour box as well. I got tracking information within 10 minutes of that email. Assuming I get the correct box, I couldn’t be more happy with their resolution. They’ve made me a loyal customer!

  2. Totally off subject but I didn’t get a Sat email.

  3. I love all of Globein’s upcycled bags and picnic blanket so I know I will love the lunch bag as well.

  4. You can use the napkin to tie up your bento box to carry and use as a napkin or table cloth when you eat your lunch. That’s what we used to do in grade school in Taiwan. There was also a giant steamer thing that everyone put their lunch into an hour before lunch to heat up so we could eat hot lunches. Those were of course metal boxes. Not sure how we would heat up a metal lunch box here in America though

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