A Beautiful Mess – Messy Box Subscription Review – March 2017
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 gardening, and I am loving plants and the raindrops prints!
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:
I like that some of the flip sides are fill-in for customization.
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 the succulent illustrations!
If you aren’t using these for scrapbooking, they could work well as gift tags, too.
Every month, Messy Box includes a few extras in addition to the standard scrapbooking cards and sheets.
This month we got a stamp pad and some garden-inspired stamps.
I really like this cement grey ink!
Wooden Leaf Cut-Outs
These cut-outs range in size from 1 inch to 3 inches across and are thin enough to be glued on a scrapbook page. (I think they would be an unexpected decor addition to a wrapped gift, too.)
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!
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