Vellabox October 2021

They say third time’s a charm but I beg to differ — today’s candle subscription box is my second and it’s as delightful as the first. It’s called Vellabox, and it’s a monthly subscription service that delivers all-natural, artisanal, paraffin- and paraben-free candles to your door, plus a surprise gift from a natural lifestyle brand. Each candle is made with 100% soy or coconut wax, top-of-the-line fragrance oils and lead-free cotton wicks. I wish you could smell October’s picks! Here’s a look instead.

Vellabox offers three subscription options:

The Lucerna Box · One 4 oz candle (about 25 hours burn time) + one surprise gift for $10/month + $3 US shipping ($8 to Canada)

The Ignis Box · One 8 oz candle (about 50 hours burn time) + one surprise gift for $20/month + $3 US shipping ($8 to Canada)

The Vivere Box · One 4 oz candle + one 8 oz candle (about 75 hours total burn time) + one surprise gift for $30/month with free US shipping ($8 to Canada)

The one I’m showing you today is October’s Vivere Box.

“You return like autumn, and I fall every time.”

— faraway

The packaging is minimal but moody, eco-friendly yet cozy. Each candle is tucked in the box in its own reusable cloth bag and you can easily remove the quote card inside the lid if you want to pin it to a cork board or even repurpose it as a postcard.

Vellabox also includes a product card detailing the contents. It’s small but easy enough to read and it’s clear that some thought has been put into the text. It reads like a menu that whets your appetite, makes you excited for what’s to come. (I’ve quoted from it in italics below.)

October’s bonus gift is a sachet of traditional chai tea from Tea with Tae in Denver, Colorado (+ a 15% discount on any Tea with Tae purchase).

This rich black tea is perfect for enjoying sophisticated tea blends of cardomom, ginger, cinnamon and cloves while you’re constantly on the move and hustling every day. Sometimes, all you need is a warm cup of tea!

Tea with Tae elevates the tea-drinking experience. They’re a woman-owned company with an emphasis on eco-friendly packaging. All of their sachets are not only biodegradable, but plastic-free. Choosing Tea with Tae means prioritizing high-quality flavors without sacrificing time. All of their teas are premium, high-quality teas sourced from some of the most exquisite and finest tea farms in the world.

My fella makes chai tea from time to time and the scent drives me out of the room. Just way too spicey for my delicate sensibilities, LOL. If I was mean I’d hide it but I’ll give him this sachet to try. (Preferably when I’m not at home.)

Toasted Pumpkin Candle · pumpkin, nutmeg, cinnamon and smoke · (All Subscribers)

It doesn’t get much better than this blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and toasted pumpkin. Is it the nostalgia of coming home to the mouth-watering scent of fall treats baking in the oven? Perhaps this combination is just the perfect recipe for feelings of coziness and comfort.

Cinnamon can make or break a candle for me — too much and I can’t even — but it’s not overpowering here in combination with the rest. Pumpkin everything is one of my favourite things about fall, this candle included. So inviting and cozy!

This month’s candles were both made by Beverly & 3rd of Plainfield, Illinois.

Beverly and 3rd was inspired by founder Melissa’s grandma who always encouraged her to live life to the fullest and follow her dreams. Deciding to act on the dream of owning her own business, she bought a few supplies, started testing wax, wicks, and fragrances, and started an Etsy store with just a few scents. Now, running Beverly & 3rd is her full time job.

“My products are inspired by life. I want each scent to take you back to a time and a place of pure enjoyment. I want to flood your mind with the best memories, and bring that smile back to your face.”

— Melissa, founder of Beverly & 3rd

Happy Camper Candle · apple, caramel, raspberry and cedar · (Vivere Only)

What once was a dense canopy of leaves above is now sparse, allowing the sun’s rays to peek through and warm up camp. The fallen leaves crunch under your feet, but those that are fresh cover the ground in a beautiful array of warm tones. A large snapping fire dances and a nearby stream trickles in the distance. To be one with nature is a very beautiful thing.

I live for woodsy scents this time of year and the strong cedar notes in this one are wonderful. Happy camper over here too! 🙋‍♀️ I might have to order another. (Vellabox also included a 10% discount for any Beverly & 3rd purchase.)

Did I mention both candles smell great together? I love how they complement each other.

If you’d like to try October’s Vellabox, you can get it for 50% today (the last day to get it!) with the code FLASH50.

What do you think of October’s Vellabox? Are there any particular scents or makers you’d like to see in an upcoming box? Let me know and I’ll pass it on! ❤️

I received October’s Vellabox in exchange for an honest review.

2 thoughts on “Vellabox October 2021

  1. Love that “my products are inspired by life” and the name of the candle is happy camper! The name alone makes me feel happy! 😊

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