The Heima Box Subscription Review – September 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!
House of Rym Just My Cup of Tea – Cup – Value $20
First up this month is a lovely porcelain teacup. It is printed with an imperfect scallop pattern in gray all the way around the cup. The handle is so delicate! It arrived inside a giftable box with a matching pattern printed on the outside. The pattern is very sweet and the size is great for a small cup of tea. I’m glad to know it’s also microwave and dishwasher safe!
House of Rym Can I Have Another Cup?- Saucer – Value $20
In addition to the teacup, my Heima Box also included a matching saucer. The plate is about 6 1/4 inches in diameter and a perfect fit for the teacup. My grandmother has a very fancy teacup and saucer collection she inherited from her mother, so sets like this always make me think of her.
A perfect match!
Halló Sápa Icelandic Angelica Herb Soap – Value $7
Last month’s Heima Box included also included a soap from this brand but this time it is a different fragrance. I’d never heard of Angelica Herb before but it’s been growing in Iceland for over 1,000 years and is known as a “super herb” for its enzymes and minerals. It has a refreshing, cool scent with a decent lather. It works great as a skin detoxifier, but like last month’s soap, is a little drying.
Lovewild Design Basil & Mint Seed Coins – Value $10
This set of seed coins is a welcome treat in this box. I’ve never grown herbs before but the window sill in my kitchen is perfect for them because it gets such great sunlight. I’ve seen handmade paper like this with seeds inside before but not letterpressed coins, what a nice touch! These would make a great gift as well. I’m excited to try my hand at growing basil and mint in my kitchen for use over the coming colder months. To plant, just place the coins in soil about 1 inch apart and water.
I will say that I was surprised to see a product designed and made in NYC in a Scandinavian/Nordic design themed box but I think the thought and design behind the coins suits the theme of home and garden well.
Verdict: This month’s Heima Box had a value of $57 which is a little less than twice the price of the box at $29. This is only my second Heima Box but I am impressed again and already looking forward to next month’s box. I’m loving the House of Rym products and am not bothered by seeing them in the box two months in a row since the designs are very different. I’m very set on bar soaps though from other boxes and would be glad to not see soap in the future. The seed coins are a nice touch and I’ve already picked up a planter to put them in.
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