unboxing

February OwlCrate Unboxing

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post is all about this month’s OwlCrate unboxing. OwlCrate is a monthly subscription box that has one young adult hardcover book that is usually signed and has an exclusive cover with also 3 to 5 bookish items. I love OwlCrate. If you have not subscribed to OwlCrate please do so. They are an amazing box subscription box.  This month’s theme is Whimsical Beats. Please leave a comment down below letting me now what your favourite item from this month’s box was. Have a great day. 

The first item I see in this box is the spoiler card. I love the art work of this spoiler card and the colours of it. I think it fits the theme perfectly. I will not be looking at the back of the card until I am done opening up everything because I don’t want to be spoiled. 

IMG_3115

Next is an exclusive beanie. This item was inspired by Harry Potter and designed by Team OwlCrate and Michelle Gray. I love the shade of purple they picked and that it says “Accio Books”. I will absolutely be wearing this. 

Another item is a travel umbrella. This team was created by Anne Lambelet. This umbrella was inspired by Harry Potter and has illustrations of all of our favourite creatures and beasts from the series. This is such a gorgeous and unique item. 

IMG_3122

Next is a keychain inspired by Spirited Away and it was designed by Four Seasons Fox. I love keychains and I can’t wait to add this to my collection. 

IMG_3118

A bar of soap is the next item I see. This is a pixie dust gem soap inspired by Peter Pan. This item was created by Leeloo Soaps. I can’t wait to use this. 

IMG_3121

Next is this beautiful enamel pin. It is inspired by the book of the month and was created by Ink and Wonder Designs. I can’t wait to add this to my pin collection.

IMG_3123

The final item before the book is actually an extra book. This is The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neil and it is an exclusive edition by Oni Press. I have heard nothing but good things about this graphic novel. 

This month’s book is Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto. This story is about survival, war, phoenix riders and the bonds of sisterhood. This edition is an OwlCrate exclusive and it also has sprayed edges (gorgeous! Am I right?). This book also comes signed by the author. 

We also get a letter from the author, a map and an exclusive feather bookmark. 

This month’s pamphlet has the same artwork as the spoiler card. Inside you get an interview with the author, word search, interview this Anne Lambelet, this month’s photo challenge and a look at next month’s theme. 

Next month’s theme is Murder and Mayhem and next month we will be getting an exclusive travel mug from Catarina Book Design. 

unboxing

January OwlCrate Unboxing

Hello lovelies. How are you? Today’s blog post is all about my January OwlCrate unboxing. OwlCrate is a monthly subscription box that gives you one newly released Young Adult Hardcover signed book and other bookish goodies. If you haven’t checked out OwlCrate please do it is an awesome company. This month’s theme is Magical Artifacts. Please leave me a comment down below letting me know what your favourite item was in this month’s box. 

The first item that I see in this box is the spoiler card. I love the artwork of this one. It reminds me of Alice falling down the rabbit hole. I am not going to look at the back of the card because I don’t want to spoil myself. 

Next I see this white box with the OwlCrate logo on it. Inside is this gorgeous gold bracelets with antlers all over it (it is adjustable which is awesome). This item was inspired by Shadow and Bone trilogy and created by Team OwlCrate. I will absolutely be wearing this. 

Another item I see is these Harry Potter inspired socks. I love how they have the Deathly Hallows symbol on them. These socks were designed baby Team OwlCrate and Michelle Gray. 

Thirdly in this box is a wooden letter opener. This item was inspired by the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and it was designed by Juniper and Ivy Designs. This is such a unique item. I love it. 

Next is zipper pouch  inspired by A Darker Shade of Magic. On one side it says “Kell wore a very peculiar coat” and on the other side hit says “as travars”. This pouch was designed by Stella’s Bookish Art. It is beautiful. I love the colours of it. 

img_2927

Another item intros box is a wall tapestry. This item was inspired by The Golden Compass and it was designed by Holly Dunn Designs. It says “without stories we wouldn’t be human beings at all.” I think this is absolutely stunning. I love the use of blue and silver. 

img_2920

The final item in this month’s box before the book is a enamel pin. This pin was inspired by the book of the month and was designed by Alchemy and Ink. OwlCrate has announced that they will be including a high quality enamel pin in every month. Each pin will be inspired by the book of the month. 

The book of the month is Gilded Wolves by Rochani Chokshi. The year is 1889, and the streets of Paris are filled with ancient secrets. When Severin is offered the chance to redeem his true inheritance, he must exist the help of a band of talented misfits to seek out the lost artifact. They just combine their various knowledge, witts and skills to find this mysterious item. This book is also an exclusive cover and is signed by the author. We also get a letter from the author and an exclusive luggage tag. 

Under the book is the pamphlet with interviews with the author and a vendor, word searches, comparing the covers, the monthly photo challenge and a sneak peek into next month. 

Next month’s theme is Whimsical Beasts and every box will get an exclusive item from Four Seasons Fox. 

unboxing

November OwlCrate Unboxing

Hello lovelies. How are you? Today’s blog post is all about this month’s OwlCrate unboxing. This month’s OwlCrate’s theme is Rise from the Ashes. Please leave me a comment down below letting me know what your favourite item was in this month’s box. Hope you have a great day. 

The first thing I see in this month’s box is the spoiler card. This is so epic and gorgeous. I love the colours that they used this month. 

IMG_2535

Next is a stunning pillowcase. The quote says “as long as there is life, there is hope.” This is a quote from An Ember in the Ashes. This item was created and designed by Evie Bookish. I am in love with the vibrancy of this pillowcase. 

Another item that ew get in this month’s OwlCrate box is beautiful skull planter. This item was exclusively designed and created by OwlCrate. I can’t wait to put a cactus in this and display it on my bookshelves. 

Next is this wax seal kit. I have always wanted a wax seal kit so I am so pumped for this item. This was designed by Michelle Gray and created by OwlCrate. The actual seal has a book own it, which I am obsessed with. 

IMG_2543

Another item is this craft kit. It is called wishing bracelets. Essentially you write your secret wishes, hopes and dreams on the paper beads. Whenever you need a little pick me up you unravel the bead and it appears for you to remind yourself. I think this is such a cool and unique item and I can’t wait to make this. 

IMG_2538

We have the monthly pin here. I love collecting these every month. 

IMG_2551

Next is this gorgeous sticker from Susanne Draws. This sticker features Dumbledore and Fawkes. I can’t wait to pit this up on my bookish prints wall. 

This month’s book is Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan. Every year eight girls throughout the land  of Ikhara are chosen as Paper Girls. To serve the Demon King as his concubines. Tradition is disturbed when our main character Lei is kidnapped from her village and is forced to serve as the ninth Paper Girl. We follow the nine Paper Girls as they struggle to survive the palace. Then Lei does the unthinkable- she falls in love. This book does have an exclusive cover and is signed by the author. This also comes with a letter from the author and an exclusive sticker decal. I am so excited for this book. It sounds amazing. 

IMG_2550

Next in the box we have our monthly panphlet. This includes an interview with the author and Susanne Draws. Also a work search and a sneak peek of whats inside next month’s box. 

Next month’s theme is Power of Illusions and every box will include  an exclusive item from Ink and Wonder Designs. 

unboxing

September OwlCrate Unboxing

Hello lovelies. Today’s blog post is all about my September OwlCrate unboxing. This mont’s theme was Masters of Disguise and I have no idea what the book for this month’s is. OwlCrate is a monthly subscription box that comes with a newly released Young Adult novel and 3 to 5 bookish goodies. Please leave me a comment down below letting me know what your favourite item in this month’s box is. Hope you have a great day. 

IMG_2187

First thing I see in this box is the spoiler card. It is beautiful as always. I love the purple hues the artist used in this print. I am not going to look that the back of the print because it has spoilers and I want to be surprised. 

Next is a mug that is Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. It was created and designed by Cara Kozik. I love the artwork and all of the iconic scenes on this mug. 

IMG_2193

Another item that I seen this box is bath soak created by Leeloo Soaps. This item was inspired by the Diabolic. I absolutely want to use this in the future. 

IMG_2195

Fourth item in this box is a pair of fingerless gloves that was created by the OwlCrate team. This item was inspired by the Six of Crows duology. I love it when subscription boxes have practical items in their boxes. 

IMG_2194

This gorgeous lip balm was created and designed by GeekFireLabs . It was inspired by the Kiss of Deception trilogy. It smells like apple and spearmint. This smells so good. 

IMG_2197

The next item is a gorgeous art print of Lila Bard from the Shades of Magic trilogy. This was designed by Kirsty Carter. This is beautiful. It will absolutely be going upon non my art print wall. 

IMG_2196

Another item is the pin that they always include in the box. It is a close up of the royals’s face on the spoiler card. I love collecting these.

IMG_2198

The final item before the book is a promotional card with nail polish for the upcoming release of Grim Lovelies. This is such a good idea. I have never gotten nail polish in a subscription box before. I love the colour of it as well. 

IMG_2199

The book for this month is Mirage by Somaiya Daud. This is about Amani, who is kidnapped to the royal palace. There she discovers that she look a lot like the hated Princess Marem. Amani is forced to impersonate the princess at all of her social gatherings. This is a debut novel with fantasy and sci-fi elements. I haven’t heard a lot of people talk about this book, but I am very intrigued about this novel. It sounds awesome. 

This novel also comes signed by the author, a note from the author and a special design underneath the dust jacket. We also get a panflete with a interview from the author, word search and an interview with Leeloo Soaps. 

Next month’s theme is Lost in a Bookstore. Every October box will include an exclusive pair of socks from Our of Print and will also include two hardcover and signed books.