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Proper Post Stationery Subscription Box Review + Coupon – September 2018

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PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Box Review Front

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.

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Box Review Back

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 Box September 2018 - Box Products Front

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 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 September 2018 Review

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Gin Art Print Front

Gin Art Print

The first item we received is this artwork that is just outlined. I haven’t decided if I want to color it in or leave it blank. I honestly do not care for the artwork that is sent in this parcel as I have no use for it. Now, if I had a bar or something, it would be a cool addition if colored well, but otherwise, it is a pointless item (for me).

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Gin & Tonic Pinwheel Postcard Front

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Gin & Tonic Pinwheel Postcard Back

Gin & Tonic Pinwheel Postcard

This is kind of neat but also a bit confusing? Is it recipes or is it a pinwheel to make recipes? I looked up some of the drinks, specifically the Elderflower tonic and none called for flowers or citrus peels. I also looked up the Ginger Ale tonic and the recipe’s pretty general: gin + ginger ale. Who da known?! Either way, it’s a cool looking postcard that can be sent to any gin lover!

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Gin and Bear It Pin Front

Gin and Bear It Pin

The next item in our gin-themed parcel is this Gin and Bear It Pin. It is identical to the middle piece in the pinwheel postcard! It is a pretty pin!

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Gin, Gin, What a Wonderful Thing! Card Front

Gin, Gin, What a Wonderful Thing! Card

The last gin-themed item we received in this months parcel is this Gin card. I genuinely have no idea who I could send this to and for when. Maybe Christmas? But I would have to make sure to gift a good bottle of gin, and the card would give away the gift. This card just may be homed in the may-never-be-sent pile.

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Bright Green Envelope with Blank Card Front

The card is paired with a bright green envelope and is blank on the inside.

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Unstoppable Dinosaur Card Front PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Unstoppable Dinosaur Card Back

Unstoppable Dinosaur Card

The last item I received in my parcel is the card I chose for September. It is just so cute and I could not resist! The dinosaur reminds me of the t-rex on Meet the Robinsons; “I have a big head and little arms. I’m just not sure how well this plan was thought through.” Makes me giggle every time.

PROPER POST Box September 2018 - Brown European Style Envelope Front

The card is paired with a brown European style envelope and is blank on the inside for that perfect message!

Verdict: Last month, I indicated that this parcel was suitable for a teenage girl, but this month’s parcel is not suitable for a teenager with all the gin-themed items. I liked this month’s parcel, but there are just a few items I have no use for, like the artwork or the gin card. I do especially love the option to pick a card out and am super happy with the one I ended up choosing

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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What do you think of this month’s Proper Post?

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.

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

3 Comments

  1. I actually love this theme…love myself a nice gin and tonic but also have a friend who would adore these. I’be also been collecting pins lately and that one is too cute.

  2. The shipping on this box is ridiculous. They could put it in a bubble mailer and send it for under $2.

    • It’s from the UK that’s why I think

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