53 Fantastic Box of Sunshine Ideas for Spreading Happiness

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27) Pineapple Happy Birthday

happy birthday gift using only items that're yellow
Via Instagram @allthingspretty2018

This box is truly an impressive birthday surprise!

28) Teacher Appreciation Gift

lay's chips' toffee pretzels, a candle and other yellow things in a box with
Via Instagram @thetreasuredteacherinc

I love the idea of making a box of sunshine for a teacher appreciation gift. Beats an apple any day!

29) Yellow Snack Attack

lots of yellow things in a box with a note that says "sending you a little box of sunshine"
Via VSCO @maddiieemoran

When in doubt – just fill the package with snacks. Trust me, no one will complain.

30) All the Yellow Things

card that says sending you a box of sunshine. box filled with different things that are yellow
Via Instagram @jennifoo127

The handmade card with this gift is extra adorable.

31) A Sunshine Filled Birthday

Via @eceocalmaz on VSCO

Sunny, beautiful sunshine in a box like this is a wonderful way to wish someone a very happy birthday.

32) Happy Sunflowers

happy birthday sunshine care package with different yellow gifts inside
Via Instagram @personal_touch_creations19

I’m sure whoever got this on their birthday was floored!

33) Box of FUNshine

a box of "funshine" with gifts to make you feel happier
Via Instagram @jessdacunha

If puns are your strong suit, well then it’s your time to SHINE.

34) Graduation Basket Idea

orange box with cartoon suns and goodies
Via Instagram @moaashka

Teens and college students are especially keen on the idea of sunshine boxes. They’re definitely a winning choice for graduation gifts.

35) Vivid, Yellow & Fun

yellow snacks in the mail to brighten your day
Via Instagram @arikakaydesigns

Can you sense a theme with the lemons, yet?

36) Happy Thoughts & Good Vibes

yellow candy, card, chips and other yellow goodies for a care package sent to a husband
Via Instagram @motherhoodluck

Snacks and face masks go together like peanut butter & jelly.

37) Best Friend Hugs

yellow themed care package for a friend
Via Instagram @i.get.to_

As you’re putting together the care package, think of it as a way to send a hug by mail.

38) Boom Chicka Yes

yellow cardboard box with blonde oreos, boom chicka pop, wheat thins & more for sunshine gift
Via Instagram @itsrubypedroza

This box uses just a handful of items but it appeals to all the senses.

39) Sunshine Box for a Birthday

DIY Happy birthday gift with a yellow theme. Inside are candles, pictures of friends and fake sunflowers
Via Instagram @diy_bybrianna

I think we all secretly hope to get surprise mail like this one day.


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  1. Hi, thanks a lot for sharing such a kind of article on thoughtful gifts. I like the “Just a Little Box of Sunshine”. My boyfriend once surprised me with this gift. I really liked getting this gift.