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Umba Box Delight Box Subscription Review – December 2016

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Umba Box is a monthly subscription box that sends you a variety of handmade home goods, women’s accessories, jewelry, stationery, and bath products from various artists across the globe.

You could think of it as a way to discover etsy makers!


My Subscription Addiction pays for this subscription. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).


The Box: Umba Box

The Cost: $49 + $7 shipping for the Delight Box, or $25 + $5 shipping for the Discover Box.

The Products: For our Delight Box, our team of stylists curates 1-3 high-end handmade goods with a total retail value over $49. For our Discover Box, our team of stylists curates 1-3 full size products with a total retail value of over $25 that will introduce you to the handmade movement.

Ships to: US

This review is for the Delight Box.


Each box comes with a card detailing the maker(s) featured in the box.

Now, onto the items!


The Celadon Studio Porcelain Mug – Value $34


This mug is STUNNING!


The craftsmanship is beautiful, and it truly feels like a special piece. Even the inside and the base are decorated:


And I love that the mug is made with a food-safe glaze so that it is dishwasher and microwave safe, too.


Natterdoodle Print – Value $15


This print is made with gold foil text, and pairs perfectly well with the mug!


Verdict: This box has a retail value of about $49. I absolutely LOVE the mug from this box, and in general with this subscription I think the items included are well-made and lovely, but I wouldn’t recommend this box if you are interested in a high-value box. This box cost $56 ($49+$7 shipping).

What do you think of the December Umba Delight 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!

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. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.


  1. Whoa $34. for a coffee cup? That sucker better keep it really hot for really long and then get up and wash itself.

  2. It seems like they value the items to come to a total of $49, and it isn’t actually based on what the items are really worth. I would be disappointed if I spent over $50 on this and got a mug and a print that I would never frame

    • I LOVE mugs, even still, I would not be happy with this box.

  3. Oh yikes. That mug is very beautiful, but I would not be happy to have spent over $50 on a mug and a print.

    • Same here. So glad I’m just not into mugs. A mug is just that. A mug. And for $49 I’m really not into mugs.

      • Yeah, for $34, I would like my mug to occasionally cook and do my laundry for me. Pretty though.

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