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A Beautiful Mess – Messy Box Subscription Review – February 2017

Liz Cadman
ByLiz CadmanFeb 25, 2017 | 1 comment
Messy Box
4.5 overall rating
4 Ratings | 3 Reviews


Messy Box is a monthly scrapbooking subscription from A Beautiful Mess. Each month, you'll receive cards, papers, and other supplies designed exclusively for subscribers.


Each shipment features cohesive colors and patterns. The individual designs are unique, but they look like they're all part of the same (adorable) family.


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The Subscription Box: Messy Box

The Cost: $24.99 a month ($19.99 a box with an annual subscription)

The Products: Each box is filled with items to scrapbook with including paper and cards, stickers, embellishments, and special items. Each month is color-coordinated and comes with a different technique theme.

Ships to: U.S. and International ($3 shipping fee per box for International subscribers).

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Set of 4 Scrapbooking Sheets (9" x 12")

These sheets are the largest and the lightest weight of the box. They're card stock sheets with a matte finish, but they seemed just a tad less stiff than the other items in the box.

The theme this month is working, and I am loving keyboard print!


Set of 4 Large Journal Cards (4" x 6")

These journal cards are made of light card stock and have designs on either side. Here are the flip sides:


The fill-in-the-blank pie chart is fun!



Set of 8 Small Journal Cards (3" x 4")

Again, these cards have designs on the back as well:



Set of 12 Square Journal Cards (3" x 3")

More double sided cards! I love the pastel colors and some of the old-school office imagery!


If you aren't using these for scrapbooking, they could work well as gift tags, too.


Pie Chart Stickers 

I was happy to see more pie charts in the box! These are great for showing what you spend your day/week/month doing!


Set of 9 2x2 Icon Squares

These squares are semi-transparent, so they'll be good for layering. And how cute is that office succulent?


1" Cork Numbers

These cork numbers have a sticky backing, and I'm thinking about using them for organizing my office.

Verdict: I think Messy Box does a great job of consistently delivering gorgeous designs in beautiful palettes. You can definitely buy planner items cheaper elsewhere, but everything in this box is exclusive to A Beautiful Mess, so if you like these designs, the value is definitely there!

What do you think of the February 2017 Messy Box?

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Each box is filled with items to scrapbook with including paper and cards, stickers, embellishments, and special items. Each month is color-coordinated and comes with a different technique theme.
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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Love this month’s theme! And those cork number stickers are too cute!

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