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MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014

MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014 Box

MakrBox is a monthly artisan subscription box. Every month MakrBox sources high-quality hand-crafted goods from talented makers and sends them to you.

MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014 First Look

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

MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014 Items

The Subscription Box: MakrBox

The Cost: $29 plus $5 shipping for the Classic Box (which I’m reviewing). There is also a Minimalist box for $14, or a Maven box for $59.

The Products: Two or three maker items with WOW factor. More from MakrBox: “We define WOW factor as a mixture of sustainable production, artful craftsmanship and thoughtful design. Most importantly the goods we send must be useful in your day-to-day lifestyle and make your friends say, “wow, that’s incredible, where did you get that!” Our box is for those who appreciate design and know there is always a better alternative to things we use everyday.”

Ships to: US, and Worldwide! (Additional shipping fees for worldwide).

Check out all of my MakrBox reviews and the Artisan Subscription Box Directory!

MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014 Cards

Each box comes with cards detailing the items included and the makers behind them.

MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014 Background

On the flip side of each side is a brief summary of the maker’s background.

MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014 Planter

Revolution Design House Boxcar Planter – Value $22

MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014 Parts

I love this little succulent planter – and I think it goes really well with my recent Skandicrush items!

MakrBox Subscription Box Review – September 2014 Lime

Schmidt’s Bergamot + Lime Deodorant – Value $9

This deodorant smells wonderful. (I love the citrus lime scent!). Unfortunately I’ve tried this brand before and it doesn’t work for me, so this will be swapped or donated.

Verdict: This month’s box has a value of $31 – a little less than the $34 total cost of the box. I would have liked to see the value be on par with the total cost ($29 + $5 shipping). That being said, this is definitely a box that is more about curation than value. I love the planter and I know this deodorant brand is a hit with many consumers, so in general I think this is a well-curated box. And I love my new planter!

What do you think of MakrBox?

 

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. Those are both things I would love to have! I can’t find the minimalist box. Is it still available?

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