Crafted Van Read Happy Subscription Review – January 2018


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Craftedvan is a two person operation based out of Vancouver that specializes in magnetic bookmarks. They have launched their subscription box for bookmarks +goodies! Boxes may include a mix of items including bookmarks and planner items.

This review is of the Book Nerd subscription option (bookmarks + bookish items only.)

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

The Subscription Box: Crafted Van Read Happy Plan

The Cost: $12.00 CAD + shipping ($1.50-2)

The Products: A mix of bookmarks and other goodies including magnets and greeting cards.

Ships to: Worldwide!

Check out all of our Crafted Van Ready Happy Plan reviews!

Each month comes with a card with an illustration and explanation of the theme:

January is all about letting “growing and glowing!”

Deer Bookmark

What an adorable little baby deer! We have a deer family that hangs out by our office (1 mama and 2 kiddos), and this, of course, reminds me of the little ones!

Tree Bookmark

All bookmarks have designs on both sides, and magnets to help them hug the page of your book. And speaking of magnets…

Gnome Magnet

This month instead of a third bookmark, we get this adorable gnome magnet instead! One of my friends from high school is a bit obsessed with gnomes, so I’m going to save this for her!

Verdict: This subscription falls into the delightful category for me. It might not be a good fit for everyone, but I’m always happy to see these cute bookmarks in any of my book subscriptions, so a subscription full of them is just extra awesome.

The only downside for me is that I was really hoping for some holiday/winter themed bookmarks this month!

Crafted Van bookmarks retail for around $4.50, so the value of this subscription is around $13.50. It cost me about $10.50 shipped, so I still came out ahead. (Plus these designs may be exclusive – I can’t find them in their etsy shop!)

What do you think of Crafted Van? Which bookmark is your favorite?

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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!

Posted in CraftedVan Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, UK Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: craftedvan | 2 comments

2 Comments

  1. If the creator ever makes this subscription more seasonally themed for some of the months, I would totally subscribe.

  2. That little gnome magnet is so cute!!!

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