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    18 Subscription Boxes That Make Great Birthday Gifts

    The gift that keeps on giving, on a monthly basis.

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    1. Quirky-Crate, for your unapologetically quirky friend who could use another dozen pineapple things.

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    What they get: Handbags and accessories, a pair of socks, stationery and stickers, enamel pins, an item from featured indie artist.

    Price: $34.99+/month

    2. Book of the Month, for the literary-minded person who prefers a good ol' fashioned hardcover book in their hand to a Kindle.

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    What they get: One hardcover book every month (and the ability to skip months).

    Price: $44.99+/three months (free shipping in contiguous US; also available in 6 or 12 months)

    Plus, get a free book when you use code FALLFEELS at checkout.

    3. Or Coffee and a Classic, if that literary person wouldn't dare launch into a book without a cup of coffee at their side.

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    What they get: A classic novel, beverage, two bookish items and a bookmark.

    Price: $28.99+/month

    4. Atlas Coffee Club, to go all in on the coffee thing and give them a taste of some fresh exotic beans.

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    What they get: Gourmet exotic coffee, each batch's tasting profile, brewing recommendations, postcard.

    Price: $60+/three months

    Read our full review of Atlas Coffee Club here.

    5. Hiker Crate, the perfect box for the friend who is seemingly always off the grid.

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    What they get: Two to three gear items, three to six healthy snacks, exclusive access to Hiker Crate-only discounts at outdoor companies.

    Price: $35/month

    6. Wine of the Month Club, if you'd love to pick out a fine wine for your friend at the local corner shop but have no idea where to start.

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    What they get: Two hand-picked wines in a linen burgundy box, a personalized gift card, and 24-page newsletter "The Tasting Room."

    Price: $39+/month (10 different memberships available!)

    7. Or, Craft Beer Club, if collector beer is more of their forte.

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    What they get: 12 beers each month (four styles, three of each), along with stories about where they came from.

    Price: $42+/month (free shipping in contiguous US; every other month and quarterly shipments also available)

    8. Scribbler, a subscription box for writers — because the greatest gift you can give them is the sweet release from Writer's Block Prison.

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    What they get: Curated "writerly" gifts, new-release fiction novel, line edits, invite to chat with a publishing professional, a collectible "writing passport" from a best-selling author teaching a writing topic.

    Price: $29.99+/month

    9. Home Made Luxe, a box that contains a bunch of creative supplies to ignite their DIY fire.

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    What they get: Craft materials for DIYing, detailed instructions (with a video component), a recipe, and small bonus craft.

    Price: $29.99/month

    10. My Garden Box, for the person in your life who has a green thumb — or, the one who is terrible at keeping greenery alive and is hoping for a bit of a primer.

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    What they get: One living plant or bulb, soil, and a decorative planter.

    Price: $21.50+/month

    11. Zine-o-Matic, an edgy collection of under-the-radar magazines that they definitely won't be able to say they've already been gifted.

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    What they get: Four to six hand-picked zines and some goodies.

    Price: $18.99+/month (also available in "super mondo size" for $22.99/month)

    Use code 5BUCKSOFF at checkout to get $5 off your first month.

    12. Matter, for the knowledge/science-junkie whose idea of fun is inspecting some weird AF compounds.

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    What they get: Four to six materials, objects, specimens, or artifacts.

    Price: $40/month

    13. Original Vinyl Records, a box that'll save you the headache of sifting through dusty bins for the *perfect* gift.

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    What they get: Six original vinyl records in a hard cardboard box (your choice of music type and genre).

    Price: $19.99+/month

    14. Pug Box, because you've probably learned by now: A gift for a pug is a gift for its owner, too.

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    What they get: Five to nine items (treats, toys, pug-themed things).

    Price: $29+/month (premium box for $38)

    15. The KitTea Kit, for the purrson (did I do this right?) in your life who could always use a few more cat accessories.

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    What they get: Three to five cat-themed items that include lapel pins, patches, buttons, stickers, and socks.

    Price: $30/month

    16. Norse Box, a wonderfully curated box of objects showcasing the best of Scandinavian minimalism that your design-y friend will look forward to opening every four months.

    Instagram: @norseboxes

    What they get: One to five curated objects from beloved design companies like Ferm Living, Menu, and Stelton.

    Price: $71 for a quarterly subscription

    17. A Dylan's Candy Bar Box, if the way to their heart is through their sweet tooth.

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    What they get: An assortment of Dylan's Candy Bar signatures (full-sized chocolate bars, gigantic lollipops, gummies, etc.)

    Price: $109+ for three months (also available in 6-month and 12-month)

    18. Scentbird, the fragrance sampler box that'll make a perfect gift — just as long as you make it clear to the recipient that there is no subtext.

    Instagram: @scentbird

    What they get: a monthly supply of one of the site's 450-plus designer fragrances.

    Price: $14.95/month

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

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