The Heima Box Subscription Review – August 2017
The Heima Box is a new home box full of Nordic/Scandinavian home and garden items.
This subscription offers a small, medium, and large option in your choice of style. The style options are Minimalism, Boho, Modern, Surprise Me!, and Minimalism with a Boho Twist.
This is a review of the small Minimalism with a Boho Twist, $29 a month, box.
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
The Box: The Heima Box
The Cost: $29/month for the small size box. The medium box is $54 per month and the large box is $89 per month.
The Products: “This monthly subscription box is simply called Heima (which means “at home” in Icelandic) and includes carefully curated home and garden goods. It will bring to your home good quality designs based upon your personal style. You can pick between minimalism, boho or modern styles but what you get will always be a surprise so you will look forward to each month. We have poured our hearts and souls into bringing you the best designs and on trend home and garden goods, all in the Nordic/Scandinavian style.”
Ships to: the U.S. for free and International for $9.99
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There was no card in this box so let’s get straight to the items!
Rym Coffee, Tea, Me? Cup in Cubs in a Cupboard – Value $20
I was DE-LIGHT-ED as soon as I put my eyes on this charming blue bear printed cup. I love line drawings and especially ones with a nice dose of weird. The blue bears on this cup have fierce but adorable expressions as they show their pointy teeth. There are mountains on the back which give the bears a nice place to live. If I wanted to gift this cup (no chance because I love it) I’d be set because it also came in a giftable cardboard box with a screen printed design. The cup is a nice size for a cup of tea (about 3 1/2″ tall) and made of 100% porcelain.
Rym Cuttings’ Crib Planter – Value $38
I was glad to see another item Rym in this box since their cute bear cup spoke straight to my heart. This is a brand I had seen a few years ago and completely forgotten about! This item is a petite hanging planter made of stoneware with leather hanging straps. I’ve been wanting to pick up a hanging planter to vary bring variety to my house plant game and this is a great one. It’s pretty small so will best suit a baby succulent or air plant.
Halló Sápa Volcanic Ash Soap – Value $7
This soap is made from volcanic ash hand-harvested from Iceland’s geothermal lava fields. That sounds so fancy. The light gray and speckled soap has a definite ashy scent. The soap’s antibacterial sulfur is said to stimulate collagen and slow down skin’s aging process. I can’t speak to that just yet (time still seems to be moving forward for me) but I will say it makes the skin feel super clean and purified. I like to use this once or twice a week to avoid drying out my skin.
Verdict: My very first Heima Box had a value of $65 which is more than twice the price of the box at $29. This box was a hit for me because I love the Nordic/Scandinavian design and housewares. I was a little unsure of which box style to choose but am glad I went with Minimal with a hint of Boho. I like a bit of fun in my housewares but nothing too bright or rustic, and the Heima Box fit my style very well. I’m really looking forward to my next box and am tempted to try out one of the larger boxes or even multiple styles!
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