Aster Market Subscription Box Review – August 2015

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aster market august 2015 box

Aster Market is a new monthly women’s subscription box featuring small-batch handmade items!  Every box will feature 2 or more products from categories like home décor, jewelry, accessories, paper goods, bath products and more, with a total retail value of at least $40. 25% of the net proceeds of each month’s box will be directed towards one of their supported charities – you choose at checkout!

aster market august 2015 unboxing

The packaging is absolutely darling. I loved it!

aster market august 2015 card

The information card has brief details on each item.

aster market august 2015 review

Everything in the August box!

aster market august 2015 bagParris Chic Boutique Tote ($14) This tote features hand lettered calligraphy! The tote seemed a bit pricey until I saw that. I could never do that. I love totes, but I have a lot of them. I’m thinking about using this one as a very nice gift bag. I think this is a nice sentiment!

aster market august 2015 candle

Produce Candle – Peach ($20) I was thrilled that this was in the box – I gifted my Rhubarb Produce Candle to my best friend. This has a great, authentic peach scent, and even my husband was really into it. This is a limited edition scent, and it’s 100% natural soy wax.

aster market august 2015 letterpress

Ruff House Art Eat Cake for Breakfast Card ($5)

Ruff House Art I Love You More Than Coffee Card ($5)

These are really nicely done letterpress cards. High quality, and funny too!

This was a nice box, though I expected a tad more value (the August box had $44 of items in it). One more small item would have rounded this box off really nicely. For a first box I was happy with it, and I like the curation, as well as the fact that this box donates 25% of the net proceeds to a charity I choose. In addition, I really appreciated that nothing was imported stuff of questionable quality. One thing to note – 6 and 12 month subscriptions have free shipping! If you like these items, I would sign up for a longer term subscription for a better value (or try one month at 50% off and decide whether to do 6 months). I’m personally excited to see what comes in the next box because everything was really lovely.

Visit Aster Market to find out more. To get half off your box, use this link to subscribe, no coupon code necessary. See other subscription boxes for women in the directory!

The Subscription: Aster Market
The Description: Aster Market is a monthly delivered box of exceptionally made, small-batch products from around the world. We curate one-of-a-kind experiences that will ignite conversation and add that special touch to your life! We scour the globe for unique goods, ranging from the warmest home decor to the most exquisite paper goods, bath products, jewelry and more. Each subscription also makes a difference! Subscribers can choose a non-profit from six categories that will receive 25% of the proceeds.
The Price: $39.95 per month plus $7 shipping (free shipping with 6+ month subscriptions)
The Coupon: Get your first box for half-off – just use this link to sign up.


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