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Home Decor Trends For Spring 2021

This year’s interior design trends save space, bring in the green and prioritize that coveted work-life balance.

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Year-round subscription box gift ideas

Christmas is over. The gifts have been given, the stockings no longer hand by the chimney with care. The leftovers are pretty much gone, and the most ambitious of us have already taken down all of our decorations. Post-Christmastime is… a bit of a bummer. 

With that in mind, let me suggest to you a wonderful idea: Year-round gifts. Giving and getting presents is fun! It’s exciting to open up a gift and be surprised by the contents. It’s rewarding to know that someone is enjoying a present you gave them, and making your loved ones happy is a wonderful feeling. Isn’t it too bad that the opportunity to do so comes about so rarely? We think so. 

If you agree, why not try gifting a subscription box to your loved ones? Subscription boxes are a great gift idea because they’re the gift that keeps on giving... for as long as you buy the subscription, at least. But a three month subscription box could turn into something your friends or family can’t live without, and that’s the kind of gift we all want to be the one to give. Subscription boxes are especially lovely right now, as well, since so many of us aren’t able to get out to local shops and buy these types of items for ourselves at the moment.

Finding the perfect gift is easy, too, when there are so many specialty boxes that target their hobbies or pets or favourite foods. We have a whole collection of subscription boxes that you can get your loved ones.

Our Recommendations

Posh Home Box

https://www.cratejoy.com/subscription-box/posh-home-box/

The first box we are featuring is the Posh Home Box, a monthly subscription box containing three to five home decor items that are chic, functional and high quality. Home decor is, of course, the perfect kind of subscription box to get your loved ones, in our opinion. You can look through their previous month’s boxes and see if their sense of style fits yours, or that of your loved ones, and they even post spoilers on their instagram so you can always keep up to date with what items will be on the way next. 

 

Tribe Beauty Box

https://tribebeautybox.com

The Tribe Beauty Box is the box to purchase for the person in your life who loves makeup and cares deeply about empowering indie- and female-owned brands. The box is thoughtfully curated with a focus on quality over brand names and hype, and each box features a good range of products, including face products, skin prep, eye products, lip products and tools. Their box always contains cruelty-free products, and at least four of the products in every box are from female-run beauty brands, so you can feel good about getting your loved one a gift that’s worth the money while also supporting amazing women. 

 

Hello Fresh

https://www.hellofresh.ca/

Hello Fresh isn’t really the fanciest of subscription boxes – it is just a grocery box, after all. But the functionality and convenience of getting your groceries delivered to your door every week cannot be overstated. This is definitely the kind of gift that just keeps on giving. Whether you’re gifting it to a busy family with young kids, a couple working long hours, or your child living on their own for their first time, Hello Fresh saves time, stress and money by offering pre-planned meals and fresh ingredients right to your door.

 

Creation Crate

https://www.creationcrate.com/

The Creation Crate offers the budding tech wizard on your shopping list a chance to build a series of progressively more challenging electronics projects, each of which comes with not only all the parts you need to build the project but also online instructions, video tutorials and one-on-one troubleshooting support. 

 

What do you think? Are subscription boxes for you? Let us know your favourites from the list above, or tell us about any fantastic subscription boxes we missed, and keep that Christmas spirit of giving alive year-round!

Year-round subscription box gift ideas

Christmas is over. The gifts have been given, the stockings no longer hand by the chimney with care. The leftovers are pretty much gone, and the most ambitious of us have already taken down all of our decorations. Post-Christmastime is… a bit of a bummer. 

With that in mind, let me suggest to you a wonderful idea: Year-round gifts. Giving and getting presents is fun! It’s exciting to open up a gift and be surprised by the contents. It’s rewarding to know that someone is enjoying a present you gave them, and making your loved ones happy is a wonderful feeling. Isn’t it too bad that the opportunity to do so comes about so rarely? We think so. 

If you agree, why not try gifting a subscription box to your loved ones? Subscription boxes are a great gift idea because they’re the gift that keeps on giving... for as long as you buy the subscription, at least. But a three month subscription box could turn into something your friends or family can’t live without, and that’s the kind of gift we all want to be the one to give. Subscription boxes are especially lovely right now, as well, since so many of us aren’t able to get out to local shops and buy these types of items for ourselves at the moment.

Finding the perfect gift is easy, too, when there are so many specialty boxes that target their hobbies or pets or favourite foods. We have a whole collection of subscription boxes that you can get your loved ones.

Our Recommendations

Posh Home Box

https://www.cratejoy.com/subscription-box/posh-home-box/

The first box we are featuring is the Posh Home Box, a monthly subscription box containing three to five home decor items that are chic, functional and high quality. Home decor is, of course, the perfect kind of subscription box to get your loved ones, in our opinion. You can look through their previous month’s boxes and see if their sense of style fits yours, or that of your loved ones, and they even post spoilers on their instagram so you can always keep up to date with what items will be on the way next. 

 

Tribe Beauty Box

https://tribebeautybox.com

The Tribe Beauty Box is the box to purchase for the person in your life who loves makeup and cares deeply about empowering indie- and female-owned brands. The box is thoughtfully curated with a focus on quality over brand names and hype, and each box features a good range of products, including face products, skin prep, eye products, lip products and tools. Their box always contains cruelty-free products, and at least four of the products in every box are from female-run beauty brands, so you can feel good about getting your loved one a gift that’s worth the money while also supporting amazing women. 

 

Hello Fresh

https://www.hellofresh.ca/

Hello Fresh isn’t really the fanciest of subscription boxes – it is just a grocery box, after all. But the functionality and convenience of getting your groceries delivered to your door every week cannot be overstated. This is definitely the kind of gift that just keeps on giving. Whether you’re gifting it to a busy family with young kids, a couple working long hours, or your child living on their own for their first time, Hello Fresh saves time, stress and money by offering pre-planned meals and fresh ingredients right to your door.

 

Creation Crate

https://www.creationcrate.com/

The Creation Crate offers the budding tech wizard on your shopping list a chance to build a series of progressively more challenging electronics projects, each of which comes with not only all the parts you need to build the project but also online instructions, video tutorials and one-on-one troubleshooting support. 

 

What do you think? Are subscription boxes for you? Let us know your favourites from the list above, or tell us about any fantastic subscription boxes we missed, and keep that Christmas spirit of giving alive year-round!

Home Decor Trends For Spring 2021

This year’s interior design trends save space, bring in the green and prioritize that coveted work-life balance.

Local farmers markets in Newmarket and Aurora

The only guide you will ever need to Newmarket farmers’ markets and Aurora farmers’ markets

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