Unlike Jill, I am totally OK with receiving note cards in subscription boxes. So much in fact that I ordered a note card subscription box called Pennie Post! This is my third Pennie Post and I just adore it so much. They describe themselves as a “monthly mailing of stationery goodies” which really is the perfect description. For $11/mo they will send you a little envelope with cards and other related stationery supplies. While I don’t find the value to be overwhelming, I do find that what they include would never be LESS than $11 either. And they always curate delightful packets of cards you don’t really find at Target or whatever. I really do love this subscription. Onto the contents…

This month, they included 3 cards and 8 gift tag stickers.


The first card they included was this little one-sided card that is very shimmery and has a matching shimmery gold envelope. I don’t think my camera caught how shimmery and pretty these are but they are just so pretty. The card stock is thick and nice and I would be thrilled to receive a card like this! One of my favorite parts of this subscription is receiving each card and figuring out who I should send them to each month. I recently collected a lot of addresses of our friends to send our announcements to so I think I am going to surprise someone who might not expect to receive a card from me.



I love the look of this modern Christmas card. Has elements of different Christmas sweaters and fun typeset. Inside it says, “May your days be merry and bright.” I love this. This is from elum letterpress and it is made with soy-based ink, if that is something that is important to you. I really like letter pressed cards so I am always impressed with those Pennie Press includes in the subscription.



I’ve noticed that each month they tend to put in a cute animal type card and I am not complaining. I love this little penguin with a hat and a scarf! I want one. I still haven’t decided who I will send this to, but I know it will brighten someone’s day!


The gift tag stickers are super functional for this time of year and I will definitely be using all of them. I think they are very cute and an awesome little bonus in this month’s box.




I’m going to rate this month an A. Everything was very much Christmas/holiday theme which was OK by me. I guess the only problem would be if I was Jewish or something but I still think it would be fun to pass a Christmas card onto someone that celebrated it? I don’t think I can really convey how much I love this “box.” I really love being able to make someone’s day by sending them cards and by being sent cards every month, this gives me the opportunity to do this on a monthly basis. I am interested in learning calligraphy and hopefully someday I might be decent enough to make the names of the recipients on the envelopes look pretty also! For $11/month, I find this to be a really easy and fun thing to do. Click here if you are learning more about subscribing to Pennie Post! 

A self-proclaimed beauty junkie/hoarder with a serious Sephora problem. After years with Birchbox, she now has a subscription box problem as well. Her free time is a mixed combination of cats, TV, and finally trying to figure out how to do her hair.

6 Comments on Pennie Post: December 2014

  1. lalumii
    December 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm (3 years ago)

    I had no idea a service like Pennie Post existed. it sounds awesome!

    • laurenelectro
      December 9, 2014 at 4:27 pm (3 years ago)

      There are more expensive ones out there but this is great for $11!

      • lalumii
        December 9, 2014 at 4:43 pm (3 years ago)

        Can you tell me the names of any others you might know? This is definitely something I want to check out.

        • laurenelectro
          December 11, 2014 at 10:51 am (3 years ago)

          “Nicely Noted” is the other one I had heard of. But that one is $18/month for 3 cards and I thought that was kind of ridiculous. I want it, but cannot rationalize it!

          • lalumii
            December 11, 2014 at 5:59 pm (3 years ago)

            ugh, you’re right, $18 for only 3 cards isn’t worth it. That’s too bad. Thank you, though!

  2. laurenelectro
    December 11, 2014 at 8:26 pm (3 years ago)

    You should definitely get Pennie Post tho. It brightens my day!