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Flicker Box Subscription Box Review – September 2014

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Flicker Box Subscription Box Review - September

Flicker Box is a monthly candle subscription box. Each month they send you different candles from makers across the country.

Flicker Box Subscription Box Review - September 2014 First Look

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

Flicker Box Subscription Box Review - September 2014 Items

The Box: Flicker Box

The Cost: $34 a month (first month is only $25)

The Products: Each Flicker Box contains a variety of artisanal candles made from candle artists from around the United States. We share their story and ship subscribers a delightfully curated box right to their doorstep.

Ships to: US only

Check out all of my Flicker Box reviews.

Flicker Box Subscription Box Review - September 2014 Info

Each box comes with a card detailing the candles included and the makers who produced them.

Flicker Box Subscription Box Review - September 2014 Toasted Marshmallow

The Flying Farm Toasted Marshmallow Soy Candle – Value $10

Big White Yeti Night Swimming Soy Candle – Value $4

I really love both of these scents. I think the Toasted Marshmallow smells more like icing though – very sweet!

Flicker Box Subscription Box Review - September 2014 Tea Lights

Eco Candle Co. Tea lights – Value $4.50

One Love Candle and Bath Around the Campfire 100% Pure Soy Candle – Value $11

I really like that they included a variety of candle sizes/packaging this month too.

Flicker Box Subscription Box Review - September 2014 Card

The box also came with coupons for the candle companies featured this month and a little book of matches.

Verdict: This month’s box has a value of about $30. While it’s a little less than the monthly cost of the box, I think this subscription is more about discovering new candle makers each month. Plus I love that everything is made without paraffin wax! (If you know you love getting candles every month I’d recommend signing up for the annual subscription up front – that way the value is a little better – less than $27 a box.

What do you think of Flicker Box?


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!

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  1. This one is on my “to sub” list. Thanks for the review!

  2. I LOVE getting candles in sub boxes (Liz, hint hint). I buy boxes from Out of the Box Sampler as they give you a ton of variety of candles and wax melts as well as other handmade goodies for $27.

    • I love getting candles in subscription boxes too! (Hint received 🙂 🙂

  3. That ‘Around The Campfire’ candle is so amazing. I’m avoiding lighting it because I don’t want to go through it.

    The ‘Night Swimming’ I lit while in the bath tub and it made my bathroom smell amazing. It reminded me of a perfume you’d wear on date night.

    And I apparently am the only one who finds the Marshmallow scent to be nauseating. lol I will use it while we have a fire in winter and hopefully it won’t be so strong then.

    • I’m addicted to the Marshmallow candle… I’m burning it right now and have ordered more! Love this box!

      • I saw that you loved that one on your blog actually!

        I think it is just sweet food scents for me that gets me. Last month’s Champagne candle I thought was horrible too but other people went nuts for it!

        • I did not like the champagne candle from last month, either 😛 None of them smelled when I burned them, honestly.

      • Hi Ashley,
        Did you find Flying Farm on line? The Etsy link I found on the card is not working for me at all. I love the smell of this candle and would really like to order more.

        • Never mind – I was able to get there with Liz’s link.

        • The seller was on hiatus over the summer… Luckily, she just opened up shop again this week!

          • Some of the Flicker Box candles do not smell when you burn them; however, this one absolutely does! I have nothing to gain by recommending The Flying Farm… I just think they make wonderful candles! I ordered the Sugar Corn Pudding, Pumpkin Spice, and Vanilla Chai… I can’t wait to get them! The Marshmallow candle is almost burned off, but it’s lasted a long time!

      • I absolutely love that scent for candles. I “rationed” one for literally years as it’s a less common, season-specific scent.

  4. These look very nice. Sadly, this one is not in the budget (for now).

    I have always thought I might like to make candles, myself. Maybe I should give it a try. I live alone so no one can complain about me messing up the kitchen.

    • They’re so easy to do! You don’t need anything fancy, just some wicks and wax, cost about $10 to get all the supplies at the craft store and it’s usually enough to make 3-4 good sized candles. Dipping candles is a little more involved than pouring candles but both ways are pretty simple to do! 🙂

      • DarbySmart has a candle making kit. I made soy candles with the Homegrown Collective kit which was a lot of fun. I’m sure it is cheaper to buy the supplies at the store, but it is also nice when it is bundled in a kit.

        I’m putting the sub on my wish list.

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