The Inky Box

A monthly selection of lettering and calligraphy supplies, all hand-picked by Sarah @theinkyhand!

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Plans as low as $12.17 / month
Product Overview
  • Subscribe by the last day of the month to receive the next month's box! Boxes will ship the first week of the month after you subscribe!
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime
Obsessed with lettering?
Subscribe now to receive a monthly selection of lettering and calligraphy tools, supplies, and greeting cards designed by your favorite lettering artists -- all hand-picked by Sarah @theinkyhand!
  • Products include brush pens, watercolors, paint pens, and more!
  • Retail value of the box will always be more than you paid for it ($40+ for the full size and $15+ for the Mini)
  • Receive lettering and calligraphy practice sheets every month to up your game!

Questions

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Q: How much total with shipping in Canadian does one box costAsked by Candy A., November 2020

The Inky Box answered...November 2020

Hi Candy! If you get the full size box, it would be $65.39 CAD per month!


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Q: I’m looking for paint makers for my art work. Is that something I could chose to get more then anything else?Asked by Travis G., April 2021

The Inky Box answered...April 2021

Hello! The Inky Box is always a surprise, so subscribers don’t choose what they’re getting!


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Q: Not to sound dumb or petty, but where do they ship from? I’ve ordered a few things as of late and they had an address in the us but shipped from elsewhere. Asked by Jennifer H., March 2021

The Inky Box answered...March 2021

Everything ships from Long Beach, California!
-Sarah


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Q: The Inky Box is currently sold out. Is that just for the month of January?Asked by Emily S., December 2020

The Inky Box answered...December 2020

Yes, subscriptions will open back up for February on January 1st!

The Inky Box reviewsReviews

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Fun surprises! Helpful instruction

Apr 20, 2019
Deana G.
1 Review
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11 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 1 month
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I really like the Inky box. A thoughtfully curated selection of handlettering tools and accessories. The physical items are great but a nice bonus are the tutorial videos and downloadable practice sheets. Inky box has a great YouTube channel where she demos each item in the monthly box. Super useful for beginners and to explore new products.

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The cost is way too high!!!!

Nov 24, 2018
Ines L.
1 Review
18 Helpful Votes
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I looked at the past boxes (unfortunately after I ordered the first box) and the value is only equivalent or a buck or too cheaper than buying them yourself. I would actually say that it is more expensive once you consider that the seller adds in her own art pieces, such as magnets and lettering practice sheets as part of the cost. If anything these should be bonuses, not ways to make the box look like it costs more than it does. My suggestion is choose another subscription box.

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The Inky Box said...Nov 26, 2018

I'm sorry you did not feel that the box was worth it. I do take care to make sure every has a value of at least what you paid for it, but if the practice sheets and cards aren't your thing, you might be better off just buying supplies.

Love.

Mar 11, 2021
Deirdre E.
1 Review
Subscribed for 1 month
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Love this box. All the pens are really fun. And the extras are always so cute.

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The Inky Box said...Mar 11, 2021

Thank you Deirdre! So glad you love it!
-Sarah

Lettering, lettering and more lettering

Jan 14, 2021
Andrea L.
2 Reviews
Subscribed for 30 days
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great pens for lettering. Can't wait to get my next box.

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Brenda L.
1 Review
Subscribed for 3 months
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First off, Sarah is wonderful to work with. This is a gift for my daughter who has taken up lettering, and she has mixed feelings about what she receives. The first box was full sized, and she didn't appreciate the cards. The second we switched to mini, and she doesn't feel she receives any value over purchasing at the local art stores or online, like many have said. Plus, no matter the medium, the colors were nearly invisible! The third she is even more disappointed in. It feels like the seller buys the large packages of the products and gives away the colors she doesn't like. On that note, we are canceling.
I know a lot of her (and my) expectations come from my experience with another subscription box, where for $50/mo I received $250 in items. Inky Box, and probably most of the things on Crate Joy, are not that.

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Inky Box, limited variety

Feb 11, 2021
Tracy M.
1 Review
Subscribed for 25 days
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The box was fine. Not horrible and not great. The variety seemed better suited to the mini box as I was expecting a better mix of ink and paper/misc. items. The February box is 90% ink with two note cards. I looked at past boxes before I ordered and based my ordering off of those. I did cancel my subscription as it was not quite what I was expecting. This might just be a personal preference. Going off the reviews, the box is perfect for many people.

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Unsatisfied soon to be ex customer

Mar 22, 2021
Susan C.
3 Reviews
2 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 2 months
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Ordered a three month subscription. Got my first box, never received a second and now they are saying they are preparing my third. No tracking on second package and have ignored my inquiry as to the issue. Bad business but the pens were cool, even though I could have bought them cheaper on Amazon. I like the surprise but if a company can't at least respond or get the product to you then it's a no go. I will be canceling after this review. I WILL BE DEMANDING A REFUND FROM CRATEJOY IF I don't receive both months I paid for without product.

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The Inky Box said...Mar 22, 2021

Hi Susan,
I replied to your inquiry via Cratejoy on the 10th, but maybe it didn’t get to you? I’m so sorry if that’s the case. Tracking shows that both boxes were delivered (you can find the tracking numbers in your shipping emails) but if one of them was not, we can go from there. If you could email me directly just in case emails aren’t being delivered to you through Cratejoy, we’ll get it figured out! Cratejoy won’t let me link my email here but you can find it on the Instagram page or on the actual website. I can also send a screenshot verifying that I did attempt to reply via Cratejoy the day I received your email.
-Sarah

Lovely subscription

Jun 06, 2020
Rebecca S.
1 Review
5 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 3 months
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This is a lovely subscription. I'm doing a rotation of subscriptions, and enjoyed this one very much.

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February box

Feb 18, 2019
April L.
1 Review
5 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 3 months
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I enjoy receiving the box every month, there are always things in there that I never would of known existed. I agree the price is a little high but finding great new tools makes it worth it.

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Love the surprises

Dec 15, 2018
Susan J.
1 Review
5 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 2 months
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...the sparkly December is such a delight.

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