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Skandicrush Subscription Box Review – March 2015

Skandicrush Subscription Box Review – March 2015 Box

Skandicrush is a subscription box dedicated to Scandinavian design items for the home. Unfortunately, this the last subscription box from them for now. (Check out the details on Skandicrush pausing subscriptions).

Skandicrush Subscription Box Review – March 2015 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).

Skandicrush Subscription Box Review – March 2015 Items

The Subscription Box: Skandicrush

The Cost: $50

The Products:  1-4 modern Scandinavian housewares with a retail value of $65-$80.

Ships to: US only

Check out all of my Skandicrush reviews!

Skandicrush Subscription Box Review – March 2015 Info


The box comes with a card detailing the items included and the theme for that month. This month is all about incorporating more blooming plants into your home.

Skandicrush Subscription Box Review – March 2015 Bag

Le Sac En Papier – Value $8

According to the info card, these oversized paper bags are very popular on Scandinavian design blogs. You can use them for storage containers, plant pots, etc.

Skandicrush Subscription Box Review – March 2015 Planter

Sagaform Herb Pot Large – Value $35

This planter has a cut out in the corner to make watering easy. As usual with this subscription, I love the simple design of this item.

Skandicrush Subscription Box Review – March 2015 Vase

Normann Copenhagen Nyhavn Vase – Value $26

The vase is very appropriate for the theme, and I love that Skandicrush sends out so many neutral-colored items – I’m guessing they will go with most decor.

Verdict: This box has a value of almost $70 – I’m happy with that, and I’m sad that this is the last from Skandicrush for now. I loved the theme this month too – I think it is perfect for spring. And now I’m a little obsessed with looking at Le Sac En Papier pins on Pinterest!

What do you think of the March 2015 Skandicrush 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!

Posted in Skandicrush Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews| 9 comments

Comments (9)

  1. I don’t subscribe to this box but I did purchase half a dozen of the Sagaform Herb Pots literally ages ago from RueLaLa or One Kings Lane, not sure which, and I can honestly say that I didn’t love it. Many of my family members grow fresh herbs on the windowsill so I thought this would be awesome gift and yet I’ve still got five of them sitting in my attic.
    Totally wanted to love it….

    • now you can trade them all!! lol

  2. My favorite of the box is the paper bag! I’ve pinned a few things on Pinterest where you roll a paper bag a quarter of the way or halfway down & use it as a storage container. It’s really cool lookin! You can paint the bag colored blocked white and gold and it looks very modern. I love that this one has print on it.

  3. I paid $55 for my subscription and received $60 worth of products from Scandinavia. I don’t include the paper bag from France as a Scandinavian item, so I don’t calculate that in the value (to me) of the box. Sorry, Liz.

    The founder/owner seems to be a lovely woman who’s very professional and provides excellent customer service (LLB could use a lesson from her). I really hope she’s able to continue her service and I wish her continued success!!!

    • And yes, I did read that the bag is popular on Scandinavian design blogs.

  4. I love my similar bag, but it is a thicker paper. I use it to collect blankets but they look equally awesome to collect toys in a nursery. Mine is white with a panda face on it and the top came like rolled down with the brown cardboard – ish side exposed. So chic!

  5. This was an ok box but not my favorite. For me the bag was odd and not sure what to do with it . If you signed up before the price increase the subscription remained at $50.00 so if Skandicrush starts up again am curious if that will stay the same . I have this feeling that it might not start up again and that would be disappointing.

  6. The cost has been $55 for a while now.

    I really like the looks of the herb pot, and the vase is cute. I can see the bag being more popular in places where people don’t speak English/French as much. It reminds me of the giftwrap I used to buy when I lived in Japan, that had lots of meaningless English text on it. But of course now I want to try one to see what all the fuss is about!

  7. I liked my box this month, but I’m a little glad that there is going to be a pause for a bit. I always like at least one item in my Skandicrush box, but I seldom like the whole box. This month I loved the vase and I will probably like the pot once I figure out a good herb or plant to put in it. I have to admit that I don’t understand the bag at all. I’ve looked at the blogs and the bag looks cool, but I can’t imagine me ever using it like I see in the pinterest photos.

    I’m sad that so far some of my favorite boxes have been the October and November, which I missed out on getting.

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