February 2016 GlobeIn Benefit Basket Review + Coupon

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GlobeIn Box
GlobeIn Box

The GlobeIn Benefit Basket is a monthly mini-version of the full Artisan Gift Box. Each month you’ll receive one item handcrafted by an artisan from around the world delivered to you in their signature handwoven basket! You’ll receive the artisan’s story and how your purchase impacts their life.

February Globein Benefit Basket
February Globein Benefit Basket

The theme for February is Rise and Shine. Reading the letter on the side of the box sets the mood.

For some, morning is a lot like…bumper bowling. For others, it’s a cottony cave crawled through toward coffee. Whatever the case, when we offer ourselves that precious and occasional gift of not rushing, we discover that the wash of sleep has left us clean, soft, and receptive to simple, sensual AM pleasures. Like that ray of sunlight fanned out across the kitchen floor. Like each of the items in this month’s kit…

Time to look at the mini-version!

Extra Precaution
Extra Precaution

I decided to surprise myself this month and did not peek at the spoilers. I can tell it is something breakable.

A Don Juan Basket!
A Don Juan Basket!

I received a few baskets made by Don Juan and recognized his work right away.

Le Souk Hand-Painted Bowl
The Story

My 7-year-old and I read the story about our new Qamara ceramic bowl. We also located Tunisia on the map.

February's Benefit Basket
February’s Benefit Basket

The item for the February’s Benefit Basket is the Le Souk Hand-Painted Bowl. I noticed that the basket this month is larger than usual.

February's basket is on the right
February’s basket is on the left

GlobeIn Signature Palm Leaf Basket from Oaxaca, Mexico ($12) I wasn’t able to find the link for the Don Juan Baskets. His baskets cost a little more money. The basket on the left is the basket I received this month. The Don Juan Basket on the right is the typical size that I receive from GlobeIn. I received that basket in October 2015.

The Artist
The Artist
Her Story
Her Story

Le Souk Ceramique is located in Nabeul, Tunisia. Each artist is assigned a task. The artist above painted the dots on the bowl.

Le Souk Ceramique Qamara ceramic Bowl
Le Souk Ceramique Qamara Ceramic Bowl

Le Souk Ceramique Qamara Hand Painted Bowl ($14) Can you see the deep sea creatures? The Qamara design draws you in until you see them.

6" diameter
6″ diameter

The bowl is a perfect size to be used as a fruit bowl.  I love the color and design.


Looking at the imprint reminded me that I have a Le Souk Ceramique soup bowl from the October 2015 GlobeIn Box. That month we could pick a tall mug or soup bowl. I decided not to chose and received a soup bowl.

Le Souk Ceramique Soup Bowl October 2015 and Hand Painted Bowl February 2016
Le Souk Ceramique Soup Bowl October 2015 and Hand Painted Bowl February 2016

Here are the two items together. The left side is the soup bowl from the October 2015 “Cozy” box. The right side is the Bowl from this month’s box.

My family always enjoys GlobeIn. The boys pronounced the bowl perfect for eating popcorn. I am going to show the basket to my sister to see if she wants to use it. It’s a little larger and sturdier than the other baskets I’ve received in the past. Otherwise, I will use it for something. The bowl is beautiful.  The Benefit Basket is still available for ordering. Don’t miss out!  You can also check out our review of the full February Globein Artisan Gift box.

Visit GlobeIn Benefit Basket to subscribe or find out more! New customers can use coupon code TRYBENEFIT to save 25% off their first month’s box with a purchase of a 3-month Benefit Basket subscription.

The Subscription: GlobeIn Benefit Basket
The Description: Each month, we seek out one incredible handcrafted good and deliver it to you nestled inside our signature, handwoven basket. Included in the new benefit basket will be One crafted good from a remarkable, remote artisan along with the Story of the artisan, their community, and how you are making an impact on their lives.
The Price: $19.95 per month
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  • Hawk21

    Nice review! I love that bowl and the larger basket!

    • PA Anna

      Thank You 🙂

  • AngelaR

    The bowl is beautifully painted.