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Accio! Subscription Box Review – February 2018

Accio February 2018 Box closed

Accio! is the first and only artisanal subscription box 100% inspired by the Potterverse. Each Accio! Box is specially curated for adult fans by our team of certified Potterhead nerds.”

Accio February 2018 Box inside

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This is a review of the Accio! Lion, $39.99 a month, box.

Accio February 2018 review

About Accio!

The Subscription Box: Accio!

The Cost: $39.99 a month + $9.99 US shipping

The Products: “Beautiful, high-quality indie and handmade HP inspired items that we would want to receive ourselves.”

Ships to: Worldwide

Accio! February 2018 Review

I love that the box card is styled as a mini-issue of The Daily Prophet! It lists all the goodies within this box. This month’s theme is candy since February is usually a pretty sweet month!

Honeydukes Candy Jar

Honeydukes Candy Jar – Listed Value $15.00

The first item I unwrapped (and the reason for the “fragile” sticker on this box), was this wooden-lidded glass jar! It’s so cute, and actually quite well engineered. The lid fits nice and tight, which means this could store food and keep things really fresh! I think I’ll find something really colorful to display in here and leave it out on my kitchen countertop!

“Cursed Child” House Banner Cookie Cutter

“Cursed Child” House Banner Cookie Cutter – Listed Value $8.00

I’m absolutely bananas for cookie cutters, so I was delighted to find this in the box! I always make a huuuuge batch of cut-out sugar cookies for the holidays, and I am not picky about the theme of the cut-outs. Some of my more random ones include a lobster, unicorn, and a foot. Festive, no? I made the conscious decision to not read “Cursed Child,” but I have no problem adding this cookie cutter to my collection!

Chocolate Frog Enamel Keychain

Chocolate Frog Enamel Keychain – Retail Value $14.00

Keychains aren’t usually my favorite item to receive in subscription boxes, but this enamel beauty made me seriously reconsider! Combining a gorgeous design with really high-quality execution, I was actually really happy to receive this and may just put my keys on it.

Chocolate Frog Soap – Listed Value $8.00

I couldn’t stop giggling with delight the entire time I unwrapped this! The packaging had very clear instructions to not eat this, and I could definitely see mistaking this little guy for actual food! As soon as I opened the envelope I detected a sweet, definitely-chocolatey, but also complex scent. The company who made it is all vegan, and even uses captured rainwater in their production. He’s so cute – I can’t bear to use him too much just yet!

Drooble’s Best Blowing Gum Tee

Drooble’s Best Blowing Gum Tee – Listed Value $25.00

This tee shirt is completely charming! It has a vintage illustration of Drooble’s Best Blowing Gum, a specific type of candy that is repeatedly mentioned throughout the Harry Potter series. The flavor is supposed to never fade, and the bubbles can fill a room and last for days! I love the rich blue color of the shirt, and I am in love with the buttery-soft texture of the fabric. The adorable little “Accio!” logo on the back is a perfect finishing touch!

Verdict: I adored this box! The items were so thoughtful, and clearly chosen by people who love Harry Potter as much as I do! I like that just one item a month is limited to one’s pre-chosen house; the wizarding universe is so vast, there’s far more to explore than just one’s House. Everything was so thoughtfully chosen and really well-made. I’m excited to display the Honeydukes jar, and sorta plan to live in the Drooble’s tee shirt. I can’t WAIT for the next Accio! Box!

To Wrap Up: 

Can you still get this box if you sign-up today? No, you will receive the March box. Order before the 5th to get the current month’s box.

Value Breakdown: This month’s box featured five super-nice items with a total value of $70. At $39.99 + $9.99 shipping for this box, each of the 5 items has an average cost of $10.

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Written by Laine Wooliscroft

Laine Wooliscroft

Laine is a life-long movie enthusiast who loves YA novels, estate sales, and hikes that make her legs hurt the next day. Her subscription journey started in 2014 with Ipsy, and now her favorite boxes contain craft beer, horror/spooky items, and toys for her beloved lab mix, Archie.

Posted in Accio! Reviews, Geek Subscription Boxes, Subscription Box Reviews, UK Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: accio | 5 comments

Comments (5)

  1. All the items are lovely, and I know people make HP items on Etsy a lot as well, but is there any copyright infringement going on? I feel like if it’s not licensed somehow, idk. The work and quality looks lovely, but at least with book boxes, the items are more vague like quotes or things like candles inspired by etc?

    The jar is my favorite item!

  2. Have all these makers paid a licensing fee? Did JK Rowling declare that anyone can make anything Harry Potter for personal profit, copyright-free? Does anyone know?

  3. lol all those listed prices are so inflated

  4. This box looks really good! I love that shirt and the candy jar

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