Extra, Extra, read all about it! Cratejoy has been receiving a lot of love recently from various magazines, websites, and television shows and we want to shout it out! From showing off the best last minute gifts to sharing their favorite self-care and cocktail subscription boxes, here’s a look at some of the media’s current favorite boxes.
Featured on the TODAY show
Shaker & Spoon Cocktail Club
Join the club of people who are enjoying an at-home DIY mixologist experience every month with Shaker & Spoon. This highly rated monthly box packs in 3 new drink recipes from some of the world’s top bartenders, along with all the drink fixings, including syrups, bitters, mixers and garnishes, enough to mix up 4 servings of each recipe. Before the box arrives, an email is sent detailing which spirits you’ll need to have on hand to maximize the experience.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S.
Why Customers Love It: “I got a 3 month subscription as a birthday present for my husband, and we have both loved it. It’s been such fun getting to learn about the different cocktails and make them ourselves. We loved it so much in fact that we have given subscriptions to other people as presents. These boxes do not disappoint!! Highly recommend them.” - Gracie D.
Cookie of the Month by Little Red Kitchen Bake Shop
Receive fresh baked cookies delivered to your door every month from Little Red Kitchen Bake Shop in Brooklyn, NY. Each month, you’ll receive a surprise box of the baker’s chosen selection - it could be a dozen cookies or a special cookie pie! There’s sure to be something to satisfy your inner cookie monster. Allergies accommodated if needed.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. New subscriptions ship in 5-7 business days.
Why Customers Love It: “Great taste. Not so great for my waist.I could have eaten the whole thing at once cause Snickerdoodle is my all time favorite!” - Braith E.
Featured in Cosmopolitan
Home Made Luxe
Home Made Luxe is a monthly subscription box devoted to searching out fun, trendy DIY projects that are perfect for helping make any house a home. Each month's box is filled with all the supplies needed, including materials, tools, accessories, and easy-to-follow instructions, plus 1 Pinterest-worthy recipe and a small crafty freebie. Each project adds a little character and charm to the new pad from colorful wall hangings to unique jewelry storage options.
Shipping: Boxes ship the first Saturday of every month please order by the first of the month to get the current box.
Why Customers Love It: “I bought a 3 month subscription for my Mom for her birthday last year. She loved all 3 of the crafts. We ended up doing 2 of them together. They were so easy to do because of the step by step instructions. I'd recommend this box to anyone interested in crafts.” - Jenn M.
Discover Australia Gourmet Box
Taste and experience Australia’s best treats and snacks with the Discover Australia Gourmet Box. 6-8 Australian-made gourmet products are hand-picked every month to provide foodies with healthy goodies, festive condiments, grazing gourmet bites and indulgent treats made by local Australian businesses. The perfect gift box for birthdays, festive seasons, parties, picnics or simply enjoy a monthly gourmet surprise anytime anywhere!
Shipping: Ships monthly to select countries from Australia on the 28th.
Featured in Architectural Digest
Paletteful Pack Monthly Premier
Discover new art supplies, then get inspired to create with a subscription to Paletteful Packs. With a box option that caters to everyone from budding artists to the pros, each monthly delivery comes brimming with high-quality, hard-to-come-by supplies from some of the best brands, including sketch pads, oil paints, pencils, inks, tool sets, and more.
Shipping: Monthly subscription boxes ship around the 1st of each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “My daughter loves this box. She loves the variety of new medians that she has always wanted to try but never wanted to invest in. Let me just say if you are not sure whether to go for the one with or without the paper, absolutely go with the one with the paper. It makes the difference!!” – Lori B.
Featured on Buzzfeed
Elephant Books: The Book Club for Kids 0-6
Elephant Books has two types of books depending on the age of your little one! Picture Books for Kids age 2-6 is for just beyond the newborn phase, delivering two newly published hardcover books each month. A few extra treasures in each box enhance the reading experience, and your kiddos will love the fresh stories and beautiful artwork.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada. First package will ship immediately via USPS Media Mail. Subsequent packages for existing subscribers ship around the 15th of every month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “We receive the best books each month. I love having fresh books for my little guy. Couldn't be happier with this subscription. Top notch experience. Thank you Elephant Books.” – Denise C.
Finders Seekers Mysteries
Why not take your mystery global? Finders Seekers delivers a mystery and puzzle from a new city or culture every month. Bonus points: If you get through the codes, messages, and hints, you could win a prize.
Shipping: Finder Seekers ships on the 23rd of each month for orders placed by the 21st. For last-minute gifts, Finder Seekers provide a fun PDF gift message that you can personalize and email or print. Shipping is $5 within the US, Canada shipping: $5.95.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I really enjoyed the puzzle, and it brought my family together (and at times apart). It was a lot of fun, would recommend to other people.” – Iris
FaceTory: K-Beauty Subscription Box
FaceTory is a Korean sheet mask monthly subscription box that delivers some of the most innovative K-beauty brands every month! Choose between three subscription options, the FRESH KIT for 4 different sheet masks, SEVEN LUX for a variety of 7 sheet masks, or the LUX PLUS box for 3 sheet masks and 3 Korean skincare products. FaceTory curates the best subscription option if you want to discover new brands!
Shipping: Ships within 4 days.
Why Subscribers Love It: “Love the new collection of masks each month. Highly recommend for anyone who wants a beautiful complexion.” – Julie G.
TheraBox | Self Care Box
TheraBox is a therapist-curated box that's on a mission to reduce stress and increase happiness! Packed with self-care products, wellness goodies, and a special happiness activity, this top-rated monthly box brings all the essentials you need to relax, grow and foster positivity in all areas of your life.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United States between the 24th and the 29th of each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “So I ordered Therabox not knowing what to expect, just wanting to test myself to some self-care. I moved at the beginning of August and the stress has been high. I have neglected my sleep. To my pleasant surprise, Therabox was all about getting food and sleep this month. So I gifted some items to my sister who lives with me and I am saving the box to use on her upcoming birthday. Reduce, reuse, recycle. Such nice quality products and the exact ones I need in my life right now. Thanks!” – Michaela S.
Featured in Good Housekeeping
Comic Mystery Box
Perfect for regular comic book store perusers and enthusiastic collectors, the Comic Mystery Box is a geek box that delivers a fresh new stack of comics right to the front door. Valued at at least $60, each box is curated around each subscriber's favorite characters, sending 15 collector’s comics, including a mix of new comics, back issues, like-new vintage editions and rare firsts!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. First box ships within 2 business days of your order.
Why Subscribers Love It: “Amazing blend of comics. Seller puts a lot of thought into each box and you get big name comics.” – Amber S.
Featured in Men’s Health
Hiker Crate :)
Send a gift that’ll help them hit the trails with a ditty bag full of new products with the Hiker Crate. Eliminate their need to channel their inner Yogi Bear by supplying them with a curated mix of outdoor gear, skincare and the ever-important travel-ready snacks. Now, the hiker in your life will be all set to get out there and do a little trailblazing.
Shipping: Ships around the 17th - 19th of each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “It was a gift for my daughter and she absolutely loved it!” –Christie M.
Featured in Apartment Therapy
The Adults & Crafts Crate
Popular, trendy and fun, The Adults & Crafts Crate is here to teach you new techniques and help you create stylish home decor projects. Every month offers a DIY experience, bringing a project kit that comes complete with all the necessary materials, accessories, tools, and simple steps to craft everything from wall hangings to wooden wine caddies.
Shipping: Ships around the 25th of the month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I received the engraving kit and I love it! I practiced on an old glass weigh scale to get the hang of engraving. I then started the glass coasters using pictures off google. I am sooo happy with how they turned out! It’s very relaxing and is a great stress reliever. I have a few people now wanting me to make them sets of coasters :)” – Megan T.
Seed Bank Box
One of the best gifts for gardeners is the Seed Bank Box, a monthly seed box that ensures they get the highest quality non-GMO seeds to grow in their own backyard or urban garden. Giving the chance to grow a wide array of delicious veggies from seed to table, each box brings 8-10 varieties of seeds, including root and vine veggies, fruits, greens and rare heirlooms.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st of each month
Featured in Esquire
The Chaptr Book Box & Book Club
Ready to try the book club experience without all the in-person action? Now you can enjoy the reading experience with other people without ever having to leave home by joining the book-of-the-month club from The Chaptr. Whether you want just the book or the book plus goodies option, which includes special themed cocktail recipes and other bookish items, you'll join a community of readers who meet monthly for a virtual book chat.
Shipping: In order to ensure that we have the opportunity to read the book title of the month together, all boxes are shipped at the same time, which is between the 24th and 29th of the month. Boxes ordered by the 19th of the month will be shipped the same month.
Why Subscribers Love It: "I'm super excited about joining this book club! You can curl up and actually hold a book to read!" - Hazel J.
Featured in Food & Wine
Jolly Hour - Seasonal Boxes
Making craft cocktails has never been easier with the Jolly Hour subscription box. Every season, Jolly Hour releases FIVE craft cocktail boxes, each based on a different spirit. You’ll get to choose three of the five boxes to have shipped to you on a monthly basis. All cocktails are made from fresh, local ingredients, and unique flavor combinations you won’t find anywhere else. Each box contains all ingredients, garnishes and insertions needed to make 3 separate cocktails using just one main spirit.
Shipping: Only ships within the United States. Boxes ship on the 16th of every month
Why Subscribers Love It: "First I received the box as a gift from a friend and I absolutely loved it! so I subscribe and it has been really fun to make cocktails, and now is also my way to go when I want to give a nice original gift. Everyone enjoys it and the cocktails are very tasty and its fun to make, also they give you the recipe to do with and without alcohol so that is perfect :)" - Samantha M.
Box on the Rocks™ Cocktail Kits
There’s no better way to impress party guests than with a unique but delicious cocktail. With the Box on the Rocks Cocktail Kit, you’ll receive three awesome cocktail recipes that were created by a team of expert mixologists and a Bar Tool that usually can’t be found at your local grocery store.
Shipping: Only ships within the United States. Boxes ship around the 10th of every month
Why Subscribers Love It: "I absolutely loved the box. From packaging to the items inside. I loved the minis of Blue Curacao, practical to take with you anywhere and be able to be hostess with the mostess. I think the packaging color scheme is super fun and it arrived at my location in perfect condition. Also, great option for gifting from far away." - Vanessa L.
Featured in Epicurious
Tinned Fish Club
If you’re a seafood lover and enjoy trying new things, then this subscription box was made for you. Each month you’ll receive different types of tinned fish along with serving instructions and other ingredients. All fish are high in protein, low in calories and offer a ton of Omega-3s making them a great quick snack.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the United States within 5 business days.
Why Subscribers Love It: "Excellent product and service. Bought this as a gift and they couldn’t be happier with this box. I am getting my own subscription after seeing the gift." - Travis C.