February 2016 Studio Calico Stationery Kit

Happy February! As you can imagine, this month’s a month full of fun stationery stuff coming in the kit subscriptions I have.

So excited because #mysckitishere and the February kit is fab! #stationery #studiocalico

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4 blank cards with matching envelopes
4 occasional cards with matching envelopes
3 swan tags with metallic gold detail
Red twine bobbin
Happy Mail washi tape
Gray heart sticker strip

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October 2015 Studio Calico Stationery Kit Review

We’re entering the second month of Studio Calico’s Stationery Kit. While I did receive a September kit, I wanted to receive my second kit first just to see if it’s consistent.

 

7 folded cards with envelopes
3 lunchbox notes
3 white embossed gift tags
Blockwallah wooden stamp
Mini tape dispenser
Veneer coffee cup with twine

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April 2015 ABM Happy Mail Review

This month I finally found a couple things that weren’t satisfactory with this subscription, though I’ll admit one of those things is 100% not the fault of A Beautiful Mess.

The first thing that sort of annoyed me was how late my subscription arrived. The first packages start arriving around the 12th of the month — which I know because people start posting the content of this month’s subscription on Instagram. Spoilers much? My package didn’t arrive until April 22, much later than others. Normally I wouldn’t mind, but SPOILERS! I love surprises and I wish I would have been able to avoid the spoilers a bit more this month.

The second thing — totally not ABM’s fault either — was that when I finally DID receive my package, the mail carrier practically folded the envelope in half to shove it into my mailbox! When I received the February package, it was left outside my door, and both March and April ended up in my mailbox. April’s package was delivered by UPS, not USPS, and the extent of the folding was pretty severe – this month’s print and one of the cards was damaged, which was kind of disappointing.

Aside from the items that were damaged, everything else was fine, and I was pretty pleased with the quality of this month’s items.

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Print with glitter lettering
Days of the Week notepad
Washi tape samples
1 postcard
5 folded cards with envelopes
3 flat cards with envelopes

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Review of Starbox March 2015 from Starlooks Cosmetics written by Feliza Casano

March 2015 Starbox Review

Here’s another Starbox review.  As I mentioned before, I’ve been a regular subscriber for a while now, and with my various boxes stacking up, it’s pretty easy to see that I’m a fan of this subscription service.

This review’s a bit late, I admit, but I wanted the chance to try out each of this month’s items more than once because of what they were — which is to say a group of things I either have never used or rarely use.

March 2015 Starbox Subscriber makeup box from Starlooks Cosmetics

Lip Gloss in Diamond
Ultra Matte Lip Slick in Infatuated
Volume Mascara in Black

Admittedly, I did like the nice, even look of the three tubes, and the Ultra Matte Lip Slick is a perfect purse-sized item.

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Review of the March 2015 Happy Mail subscription box from A Beautiful Mess. Review by Feliza Casano.

March 2015 ABM Happy Mail Review

Month 2 of my Happy Mail subscription has finally rolled around (and I’m SO EXCITED ABOUT IT).  After finding last month’s pieces more than satisfying, I was wondering whether or not March would live up to my expectations.

It did.

Selection from March 2015 Happy Mail subscription service from A Beautiful Mess

Print with metallic lettering
6 neon tags
Shopping List notepad
Sticker sheet
1 postcard
8 cards with envelopes

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Postcard from February 2015 Happy Mail subscription service by A Beautiful Mess

February 2015 ABM Happy Mail Review

I’ll admit I have kind of a thing for subscription services, even though I haven’t tried out too many – I used to do Goodies & Co. before it went defunct, I tried Loot Crate for about three months, and I’ve been a pretty satisfied Starbox subscriber since last July.

However, I’m also kind of notorious among my social circle for being madly in love with the postal system, and the Happy Mail subscription service from A Beautiful Mess has been tempting me since I noticed its existence last month.  And I finally broke down and subscribed.

A Beautiful Mess Happy Mail envelope cardboard mailer

Print with metallic gold lettering
White pencil with gold print
2 sticker sheets
1 postcard
8 cards with envelopes

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