Proper Post Stationery Subscription Box Review + Coupon – August 2018
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.)
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 August 2018 Review
Every Day is a Fresh Start Art Print
The first item I received is this cute art print by artist Jess Sharp. It is printed on a A5 card stock and features a bright sun behind a cloud with an inspirational message.
You Will Forever Be My Always Greeting Card
This is the card I chose for this month since my anniversary is on the 26th.
This blank card measures at 6 inches high by 4 inches wide and is paired with a brown European style envelope.
Be Kind Postcard
The next item I received was this cute postcard with a floral design and the slogan “Be Kind.” The back of the postcard has a pale pink and pale blue and black polka dot border. This card measures at 4 inches by 6 inches.
Be Kind Sticker Set
I even got matching stickers! The stickers are a set of 8 and are pretty small, each one measuring a little under an inch and a half. Other than sticking these on my kids’ foreheads when they argue, I don’t know what I would do with these, but they are cute regardless.
Popsicle Gift Box
This last item was super cute and original, but my-oh-my was it overwhelming and confusing! It did not come with any instructions, just 3 pieces that obviously needed to be folded.
I folded and twisted and tried turning this flat piece of cardstock into a box and just failed — terribly. After 30 minutes I finally gave up and went to my darling husband, who loves puzzles.
In no time, he handed me a perfect folded popsicle gift box. It really is different and original; perfect for jewelry or even a gift card. Side note: Upon visiting Proper Post’s website, I saw they had a tutorial!
Verdict: I was a lot happier with this month’s parcel than I was with last month’s but there still wasn’t much of a WOW! factor. Although the popsicle gift box is cute and original, this parcel just continues to disappoint me. I do feel, though, that this parcel is a great subscription for a teenage girl looking to add cutesy items to her backpack or locker.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the October parcel.
Coupon – Use MSA2OFF to save $2 off your first box!
Value Breakdown: This box costs $12.97 + $6.47 shipping, which means that each of the 5 items has an average cost of $3.89.
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