Best Hobby Subscription Boxes: As Featured on ITV’s This Morning
This Morning’s Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield look at some of the most popular hobby subscription services at the moment; many of which we are proud to have here at uOpen. Check out our breakdown of the hobby boxes they talked about and where you can find them.
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Batch Brew Innovations | Meet The Maker
In this Meet the Maker interview we're excited to introduce Batch Brew Innovations, an award-winning gin and spirit subscription box now available on the uOpen marketplace. The Batch Brew team have taken their small family business, distilling quality gin from an old renovated mill in Burnley to snapping up top gin awards across the world.
Cereal Killer Sub Box | Meet The Maker
In this week's meet the Maker, we're super excited to speak with the legendary Cereal Killer twins, Alan & Gary Keery co-founders from the iconic Cereal Killer Cafe. The world's first international cereal cafe opened its doors in 2004 and now has cafes in Brick Lane, Camden Market and even Dubai!
Papercraft Society - November Theme Teaser
Papercraft Society has just announced details of their upcoming November box theme. Subscribe by 21st October 2019 and receive a curated box from celebrity designer, Helen Griffin from Simply Made Crafts.
Primal Snack Box - Unboxing Review
In this week's unboxing review, we're pleased to partner up with Glen aka "The Geeky Heathen" for an unboxing of Primal Snack Box, who joined the uOpen marketplace in September.
Boxcitement October 2019 Theme Teaser
As the darker nights draw in and Halloween fast approaches, Boxcitement is busy preparing a unique theme to bring some light and happiness to your door in their upcoming October theme.
The Vegan Larder | Meet The Maker
In this week's meet the Maker, we're excited to speak with Vanessa & Louise-Claire co-founders from The Vegan Larder. Both huge vegan foodies, the pair teamed up to take their love of finding new vegan products to the next level by launching a subscription box to make veganism easy, fun and to help inspire more vegans to cook for themselves.
Letterbox Gifts | Meet The Maker
As part of our regular Meet the Maker series we're pleased this week to speak with Eleanor co-founder of Letterbox Gifts. Based in Yorkshire, this female led team of gifting experts take the stress and hassle away from gift buying with a beautiful selection of personalised gift subscriptions, each delivered as a surprise gift set through the letterbox each month.
Microgreens Subscription by Ealing Urban Farm | Meet The Maker
In this week's meet the Maker, we have the pleasure of speaking with Jason Cohen, founder of the exciting new Microgreens Subscription Box service from Ealing Urban Farm. After discovering the huge health benefits of eating microgreens, Jason felt inspired to share the benefits, so started growing his own from an urban farm plot in Ealing, London. From seed, Jason now cuts, packs and ships 5 x varieties of freshly grown microgreens to subscribers across the country every month.
Powertex | Meet The Maker
This week we caught up with Tracey Evans, artist and creative director at Powertex UK. Powertex is a versatile, environmentally-friendly, acid-free, water-based liquid sculpting medium for artists looking to make sculptures, painting, decorative objects and jewellery. The Secret Art Box provides subscribers with a monthly selection of Powertex and other art materials to get creative with!
Pasta Evangelists: Vegetarian Box | Staff Review
The Pasta Evangelists Vegetarian Box is a fabulous one-off delivery of authentic, fresh Italian pasta. Each box includes all the ingredients to create two servings of a decadent, vegetarian pasta dish - the current month’s chef's selection recipe! This week, our brand marketing manager and foodie, Lisa, reviews this tasty box for us.
POST by Katie Leamon | Meet The Maker
Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Katie Leamon, founder of the luxury card and stationary brand - Katie Leamon. Building on the success of the brand's existing products, such as hand-printed greeting cards, pencils, notebooks and wrapping paper, POST by Katie Leamon is a luxury stationery subscription service, where each month subscribers receive a surprise package of seasonal hand-selected Katie Leamon paper goods.