Steepster Select November Giveaway
UPDATE: And the randomly selected winner is … seule771! (http://steepster.com/seule771)
seule771 is the proud winner of this month’s Steepster Select box. If you didn’t win, no worries. We have a contest each month to see who wins that month’s box. Check back in the discussions for details.
We’re back for the monthly Steepster Select giveaway. Answer the question below and you could win the November box. The winner will be chosen randomly after the contest closes on Friday 10/14.
What’s your favorite tea packaging and why? (include links/images if you have them)
I love Andrews and Dunham’s Damn Fine Tea. I still have all of the empty tins… even the Caravan, which I emptied and sent the tea out to someone here on Steepster. I love the artwork on the labels, and the tins are a nice size if I ever get around to parting with the labels. (Maybe gently cut them off and keep them somewhere. Laminate them for bookmarks. I don’t know.)
I agree with humangirl. I love the packaging of Andrews and Dunham’s Damn Fine Tea. I even keep the shipping boxes! The artwork on the labels is awesome, and they always include a quirky little extra like a patch or tattoos. What’s not to love?
I am a big fan of Harney & Son’s square black tins with the black and gold labels. The lids fit nice and snug and they stack well.
I think I should also give some props to The Tao of Tea – I love their double lidded tins, and the labels are beautiful too. Blends for Friends have beautiful tins, and from what I understand, they also package it all up like a gift, which is nice. I also love Ducky Life Tea’s packaging!
I really like the adagio tins. Too bad they are not the standard anymore. Their sample tins were great too.
I like Samovar’s. It is biodegradable and it includes cute stickers. :)
Mariage Freres’ apothecary jars are gorgeous!
I have to say, I love the simplicity but elegance of the Harney and Sons tins
I’m also a sucker for the Harney and Sons tins! Especially the ones like this:
There’s something about them that always brings back lazy rainy days spent surrounded by books at the Barnes and Noble.
While I find round tins more aesthetically pleasing, I bow to the elegant practicality of square tins. They are easier to organize and make mre efficient use of space. The only square tins I have experience with are those from Harney & Sons so they get my vote.