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Behind the Box - Long Weekend

Take a look behind the scenes at our Long Weekend box, created for our monthly subscribers in May...

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May, as all of us who live in the UK know, is the month when Spring teases us a little bit and reminds us that Summer is on its way. Yes there are showers, but when the sun comes out it is lovely and warm - and as an extra treat we are given TWO Bank Holiday weekends to enjoy!

So it was a really easy decision to theme our May box 'Long Weekend'. The items we included were designed to make anyone's weekend a little bit more fun - whether you were going away for a few days of relaxation, or staying in and catching up on all those box sets.

For the first time ever we included a solid shampoo in our boxes, as well as a bamboo-handled travel toothbrush. Of course we are aware of reducing plastic and trying to do our bit, but these items were all about convenience too - the shampoo is perfect for popping in to a weekend bag or for taking to the gym!

We also designed an exclusive set of earrings in a pretty pink enamel raindrop style. To be honest we don't often include earrings as we don't of course always know if our subscribers have pierced ears - but these went down so well we will probably include more in future boxes. We discovered a UK manufacturer who could make them in nickel-free hypoallergenic platings - and I think we will be getting in touch with them again soon!

We created an exclusive spaghetti measure too for this box, perfect for creating a cosy weekend night in - as well as a cute planner pad, a retro fridge magnet, a do not disturb sign and a gorgeous bag tassel - phew!

Here are some lovely images we received from our subscribers this month, unboxing their goodies!

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