June 18, 2019

new anne of green gables boxes!


Something interesting began happening with my Anne of Green Gables book surprise boxes. Turns out....I'm selling many more of these to the adult Anne fans than I have to the younger set just discovering Anne! It occurred to me that I needed to tweak my original Anne box a bit to reflect the tastes of a more grown up audience. So I've made a few changes. (I still offer my Anne box which uses beautiful editions with styling more geared towards the junior set, and the most darling Anne stickers, cards and notepads!)

Oh - and to remind - pricing and ordering details can be found up above at my blog header, click the 'Info' tab.


The primary change that I made was in the choosing of the cover art style. (Please see here for the editions that I love using for younger audiences. The entire series with that cover art is GORGEOUS.) I find the art style of the covers up above to be more elegant and romantic, and just perfect for my Anne boxes going to grownups who have never (never!) outgrown their love for all things Anne Shirley.


For my original Anne boxes, I use the most darling ANNE OF GREEN GABLES wrapping paper that I have to special order - whereas I'm using a more refined style of wrapping for my adult boxes, and I'm including new gorgeous art cards that have Anne's inspirational quotes.



Something new that's going into ALL Anne boxes for as long as I can get the material are these lovely Anne of Green Gables-inspired 'Raspberry Cordial' soaps. SO excited about these!  I partnered with fragrance fairy Julie from Parchment Studios, and she granted my wish of creating a custom made product for my Anne boxes, and I couldn't be more delighted with what she created for me. They are absolutely perfect and match the aesthetic of my Anne boxes in a way I didn't think possible!


Seriously gorgeous, right?! I squealed when these arrived.

I knew that I wanted to include some kind of Anne bath or beauty item if possible, and I did get some of these Anne of Green Gables bath bombs down below, but sadly they are not easy for me to get my hands on. I have a few of these in stock, but once I saw the magic that Parchment Studios was able to create for me, I decided to switch over to the Raspberry Cordial soaps, instead of the bath bombs. Bath bombs are fun, but over and used up in a flash. So once the stock I have on hand is gone, I won't be re-ordering any more.



Some other changes I've made to the Anne box - I'm discontinuing the use of fat quarters of Anne fabric  - instead I'm including vintage-esque socks or a vintage floral print mini bag, the choice of which is determined by what kind of stock is available.


I've received so many emails expressing EXTREME JOY from recipients of the Anne boxes. One that remains a treasured memory is the one from the mama who wrote me and said that the Anne box would be an experience her daughter would remember forever. I cried about that, because I remember so clearly at age 11 when my aunt sent me my boxed set of the Anne series, and how the Anne books became my literary BFF's. You never stop being an Anne fan!

So whether you know someone who has yet to have their first Anne of Green Gables experience, or you long for a beautiful new copy and some Anne-ish treats to boot....I've got you covered with these boxes.

Also.......soon to be chatted about more.....Emily of New Moon boxes.

6 comments:

  1. I need this! I'll DM or text you.

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    1. For Lulu?? Oh my goodness, you can't even believe how cute it all is!!! I'm here whenever you're ready doll.

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  2. I love Emily of New Moon! I feel like she is often overlooked and I can't wait to see what you have in store for your boxes.

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    1. Totally agree! I'm putting together a mood board post of things that will give a good indicator of what the box will be like. It will be lower in price, $45 plus shipping.

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  3. These are so beautiful! I'm thinking of ordering one for a friend's August birthday. And maybe one for myself for my September birthday ;)

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    1. Thank you Kathy! I adore making these knowing that they're going as a gift :)

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