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Proper Post Stationery Subscription Box Review + Coupon – June 2018

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Your one-way ticket to your best friend, Proper Post is a card & stationery subscription service sent to you monthly to help remind you of the special events in your life. Upon subscribing, you are directed to a page where you can enter in every special event for the year. Proper Post will email you monthly to remind you of upcoming events for the next two months. Your reminder email also comes with a link to choose a card you want to be included in your next box.

This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

Proper Post June 2018 review

About Proper Post

The Subscription Box: Proper Post

The Cost: $12.94 (£9.99) a month + shipping. A one-time pack costs $15.53 (£11.99).

COUPON: Use code MSA2OFF to save $2 off your first box!

The Products: exclusively-designed items: 1 card of your choice, 1 surprise item, and an exclusive pin!

Ships to: the US and Worldwide for $6.47 (£5), the UK for free

Proper Post June 2018 Review

This month, I received 3 cards with matching envelopes, stickies (if you’ve read my previous reviews you know I LOVE stickies!!), a super adorable pin and washi tape in an absolutely gorgeous design.

On to the items!!

Kapow Stick It Notes – Estimated Value $5.50 (value based on a similar Proper Post item)

An always welcomed item, post-it notes! My box included 30 of this comic book style kapow post-it notes. Simple, fun and an all-time favorite stationery item. 

Lapel Pin – Estimated Value $8.41 (value based on a similar Proper Post item)

The next item I received is this super adorable envelope lapel pin designed exclusively for Proper Post. The envelope features a blushing smile with a polka-dot lining. I will definitely be wearing this to the office! 

Pop Fizz Clink Card – Estimated Value $3.24 (value based on a similar Proper Post item)

The cards I received were original and super cute, perfect for any occasion. The first card I received is this Pop Fizz Clink card, a card I would send for a celebration! When I see this card, I think it is perfect to send out for an anniversary or even to celebrate the new year, so I may be saving this one for that!

Pop Fizz Clink celebration card is blank inside for a customized message and was sent with a brown, unlined European style envelope.

A little hard to tell, but the envelope also featured an embossed Proper Post seal on the envelope. I love embossed seals, and this would allow my card receiver to know where I got this card. Hopefully, they will subscribe and send me a cute one back!!

Mon Amour Card – Estimated Value $3.24 (value based on a similar Proper Post item)

Mon Amour, meaning My Love in French, is the second card I received in my parcel this month. Paired with a wash-style blue rounded envelope, this card is perfect for a card to my love (my husband). In his favorite color, blank on the inside and not holiday specific, I can save it for his birthday, anniversary or just because. My favorite part of this card set is the envelope. I really like the inside design that matches the card, the color, and the front address patch.

à la mode Card – Estimated Value $3.24 (value based on a similar Proper Post item)

The à la mode is the third and final card I received in my parcel this month. It is a fashionable summer style card, blank on the inside, I would send to my BFF or my sister to let them know I am thinking of them. The card is featured with an orange wash-styled card, with a blue polka dot design on the inside.

Here is a closer look of the orange envelope. The color is absolutely beautiful and original. I really adore these envelopes!

Leopard Print Washi Tape – Estimated Value $4.53 (value based on a similar Proper Post item)

The final item I received this month is this cheetah style washi tape. (10mm x 15mm). In a beautiful golden bronze and black cheetah design, this washi tape will become any wild stationary lovers favorite! When I opened it, I literally muttered “preeetty” because the color and design is very pretty!

Verdict: I really enjoyed this parcel! The items were cute and fun and can and will be used! I do kind of wish it was more focused around a theme but enjoyed the variety of the items. Proper Post does have an online store, and not all of these specific designs were featured, but they do have a pretty big selection of cards, washi tape, stationery items and more.

My parcel has a total estimated value of $28.16. The value of the box is good for UK subscribers and okay for US subscribers considering the approximate $19.41 cost ($12.94 a month plus $6.47 shipping).

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the August parcel.

Coupon – Use MSA2OFF to save $2 off your first box!

Value Breakdown: This box costs $12.94 + $6.47 shipping, which means that each of the 6 items in the box has an average cost of $3.24.

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Written by Carol Castaneda

Carol Castaneda

I am a mother of 2 going on 3 soon and enjoy the little things in life, especially in surprise form! Monthly subscription boxes give me that surprise every time I see the mailman delivering them! My favorite boxes include beauty boxes, lifestyle boxes and anything pregnancy-related boxes; my all time favorite is my FabFitFun subscription.

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