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Inspirational and Encouraging Hopebox

Inspirational and Encouraging Hopebox

Y'all, there is a company that is semi-local (based in Charlotte, NC) and is doing something truly inspirational. They provide a hand picked assortment of 10+ uplifting goodies, made by creative artists with their own personal stories of hope and healing, compiled in a Hopebox. Every box is personalized with a heartfelt note based on the receivers unique situation, with the intention of providing encouragement and comfort.

 

Sometimes it's hard to know what to do for those suffering. Or if you yourself are suffering, it can be hard to ask for help or lean on others. Let Hopebox encourage, and comfort those in need of some extra nurturing. I'm not personally going through tough times right now, but this box still brought so much joy and encouragement. Just think of what it could do for someone who is actually going through a hard time. Don't take my word for it! Take a look at the items included in this month's box, and see for yourself if you would be delighted by any of these unique, handmade products.

Woolbuddy

This hand felted stuffed lion is so cute. The minute my son saw it he grabbed it, and started playing with it. This little guy definitely makes you smile just looking at him. And if he makes my son happy, I'm certainly happy!

 

Little Paper Light Magnet

This little magnet is perfect for some instant encouragement when life feels overwhelming. I love being reminded that God is in control and he's got me or whatever situation I'm dealing with. It's also handmade in Australia, which is pretty cool.

 

Lellow Lolly Print

OK, how precious is this watercolor print? It's handmade in Charlotte, NC and is full of encouragement. First the sentiment, “there's always a way”, offering hope. Secondly, one of my favorite scriptures, “Ask and it will be given, seek and you will find, knock and the door will be open to you.” Luke 11:9. What a great reminder for those seeking guidance and wisdom.

 

Jessica Rose Stitchery Hoop

When I saw this embroidered “Hope” hoop, I was instantly smitten. My first thought was, “this is going in the nursery!” Then when I looked at where it's made, I fell even more in love. It's made in Myrtle Beach, SC which is only a few hours from me. I love supporting local companies and small businesses. This hoop is sure to bring a touch of hope to any room.

 

Modern Forestry Candle & Compendium Gift Book

I love candles. This luxury soy candle smells absolutely divine. The scent is peach orchard, and it couldn't be more spot on. The container and label are so cute too. I just adore the farmhouse mason jar style.

This book would be the perfect coffee table book at a counselors or therapists office. It has encouraging quotes, and sayings for those suffering or feeling let down in life. It's a quick little reminder to give an added dose of optimism and encouragement.

 

Designs by Katie Leigh

This beaded tassel necklace is so on trend right now. Tassels are everywhere this season. I love the neutral colors, because this necklace will literally go with everything. I also love the fact that this is just a fun piece for the receiver of the box. Who doesn't want to have an extra piece of jewelry? Sometimes it's nice to get something just for you, just for fun.

 

Giftcraft Tokens

I actually didn't realize these were a separate product when I first opened my box. The necklace was inside the pouch with the tokens. So, I thought they came with the necklace. This was a creative packaging technique on Hopebox’s part. They merged two products, to help send them more efficiently, and in a unique and fun way. These charms would be perfect to put in your pocket, handbag or even your car console for some cute quick encouragement. My only concern would be losing them!

 

Omorfigia Designs Air Plant

I absolutely love air plants. They are so easy to take care of. I have had the same air plants since we moved into our house, three years ago. They are literally the only plants I can keep alive. This one is so cute! It has those tiny purple flowers, sits in a wine cork, has an encouraging word on it, AND can be put on the fridge (or whatever magnetic surface). Plus, look at this lovely packaging. The plastic heart container literally makes my heart go pitter- patter!

 

Lovewild Design Bath Salts

I haven't tried these bath salts yet, but I am really excited too. They smell amazing, and they have beautiful flower petals in them. I'm really looking forward to my “spa at home” experience. The packaging is really adorable too. I mean, come on, test tube vials? Can you get any cuter and more apothecary style than that?


July's box had $113 in beautiful handmade treasures for only $49. Do you know someone going through a hard time and could use some encouragement? Or maybe you like really unique, handmade items from small businesses delivered straight to your door? Consider the Hopebox for those needs. There is something in this box that would appeal to everyone. I personally could not pick one favorite item even if I tried! I really appreciate that all of these pieces are handmade and completely intentional.

And good news, Hopebox is offering FREE SHIPPING all summer long. Use code SUMMER to activate! Click below to head on over to see how it works, what's been in previous boxes or to place an order!

Also, stay tuned because I am hosting a giveaway on my Instagram! YOU could win a Hopebox!

Be sure to check out Hopebox's other social media channels for news, featured products and specials!

 

**Standard disclosure: I was financially compensated for this post. All opinions are completely my own, based on my experience.**

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