When you strip away all the false pretenses, life is truly about the experiences you’ve had. Whether it’s visiting new places, trying new activities, tasting new foods, or hand making something from start to finish, the experiences we have in life teach us valuable lessons, open our minds, and help us make lasting memories.
Many monthly subscription boxes available on the Cratejoy marketplace are designed to bring an interactive experience right to the front door. From date nights and craft projects, to book clubs and from-scratch baking and cooking, there are plenty of unique subscriptions that let you get in on the action.
We went on the hunt to find monthly subscriptions that are more than just a box full of goodies, and we’ve come up with 10 amazing boxes that are all about delivering fun, unique experiences for you to enjoy!
Price: Starts at $42.99/month
About the Box: Step up your monthly craft game with Project Home DIY, a monthly box that's here to help you make one-of-a-kind decorative pieces for home or office. Featuring trendy projects, like string art and shadow boxes, each monthly kit delivers all the necessary supplies, tools, and step-by-steps needed to get right down to crafting a brand new functional piece of home decor.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at $38.66/month
About the Box: Whether you’re searching for a fun experience to share with your partner or with the kids, Night In Boxes can deliver just what you’re after. Choose from the Date Night In or Kids Night In boxes for a monthly themed box that arrives packed and ready-to-roll. Set aside a night where you can enjoy everything from fun activities and conversation starters, to curated music, custom recipes, snacks and more.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 16th-21st of each month
Price: Starts at $29.17/month
About the Box: Experience a world of personalized top-quality goods with a monthly subscription to Standard Dispatch. Curated with men in mind, each box features 1 hand-selected item that’s finished with a laser-engraved custom monogram for added sophistication. Unbox high-end goodies, like stainless steel tumblers, well-crafted tools, pocket knives, EDC items and leather goods.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 4th-6th of every month
Price: Starts at $30.99/month
About the Box: Learn how to bake and decorate like the pros with the BEL Box, a monthly subscription that’s on a mission to simplify the baking process. Making from-scratch baking as easy as ever, unpack an easy-to-follow recipe card, along with labeled bags filled with pre-measured dry ingredients and 1 practical kitchen tool, like a zester or a piping bag, all that’s needed to bake a delicious dessert from start to finish.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 21st-24th of each month
Price: Starts at $14.17month
About the Box: Perfect for a small group of tea-loving friends, Blind Tea Tasting is a fun monthly subscription from Story Of My Tea that delivers a unique tea tasting experience in every box. Open to find 10g of 4 different high-quality loose-leaf teas in mystery packaging, enough to brew 3-5 cups, along with a tasting wheel and 4 reveal cards. Enjoy trying to guess the ingredients in each blend and sip some new favorites.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 15th-20th every month
Price: Starts at $29.99/month
About the Box: Enjoy preparing and eating bold flavor-packed dishes from around the world with International Meal Kits by Takeout Kit. Putting dinner on the table in less than an hour has never been easier than with a monthly open-and-go meal kit. Arriving with all the prep-work done for you, unpack a tasty globally inspired recipe from a different country each month, along with pre-measured ingredients and simple step-by-step instructions.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 4 days following receipt of order
Price: Starts at $32.50/month
About the Box: Happy bookworms can attest to just how much fun Once Upon a Book Club is. Providing a unique interactive reading experience in every box, each delivery brings 1 newly released YA or adult novel, plus 3-5 elegantly wrapped and numbered gifts. Get a start on the story and once you reach a page that corresponds to a gift, open it up to add a whole new layer to your reading pleasure!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 17th-20th of the month, if ordered by the 14th
Price: Starts at $25.49/month
About the Box: Grow yourself personally and professionally with Belladonna Box, a monthly box that is geared towards entrepreneurial women. Packed with plenty of encouragement and support, each month’s box features a unique theme, like how to reach for the stars, and delivers a 3-module lesson that’s focused on self improvement and business development, including insightful worksheets and 4-6 themed gift items.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 26th of each month
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
About the Box: Ever wonder what it’s like to be an osteologist and get a better understanding of how bodies work? Skulls Unlimited provides an opportunity to do just that with the Bone Box, a monthly subscription box that’s curated by a team of osteological experts. Perfect for curious minds, each box brings professionally selected and cleaned top-quality bone specimens, including small animal skulls, bones, teeth and claws, along with a fact sheet detailing the animal highlighted that month.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st full week of each month
Price: Starts at £21.99 GBP/every 2 months
About the Box: Let your creativity flow and get ready to make with MOOD, a bi-monthly craft box from Innocent Bones. Loaded with 5-6 premium products, including a fun assortment of top-shelf craft supplies and paper goods, unbox plenty of goodies that will help you get crafty and express yourself. Opt for a subscription upgrade to include a limited-edition Innocent Bones cross-stitch kit to create a one-of-a-kind quirky home decor piece.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. on the 15th of every month