53 Fantastic Box of Sunshine Ideas for Spreading Happiness

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40) Hello From The Other Side

care package filled with yellow colored snacks and drinks
Via @elliescholma on VSCO

When you’re trapped at home and have all the time in the world on your hands, channel your energy into spreading cheer!

41) Emoji Theme

yellow lined care package that reads "Box of Sunshine". Tea, Starburst candy, an emoji stress ball and other items are what's in it
Via Instagram @sexychi_

Lean into the emoji trend, it won’t steer you wrong.

42) Happy Mail During Recovery

opened care package with sudoku, juicy fruit gum, candy, socks and a card on a coffee table
Via Instagram @takethemameal

Being cooped up in the house while recovering from surgery can get boring. A thoughtful gift is a welcome sight and they’ll adore you for it.

43) Circle of Happiness

round box of sunshine with shorts, smiley face shirt, yellow color packaged snacks
Via Instagram @oliviakathleeeen

Building a box full of sunshine is a great excuse to upcycle an old hat box you have laying around.

44) Ultimate Yellow Care Package

all the items that were put in a Sunshine box on a table and then how they look in the package
Via Instagram @ilove2planandcre8

I’m the type of person who loves giving gifts. So if you have the time and the means, I think that going ALL OUT would be pretty fun.

45) Birthday Favorites for Mom

small cardboard box labeled "a box of sunshine". In it are yellow candies, a milkshake, a candle and a lemon
Via Instagram @ellisweets

Take note – sending a gift like this to your mom for her birthday is how you become the favorite child.

46) Midday Pick Me Up

Via @mollywillz on VSCO

Imagine you’re having a less than stellar day at work…

Then a friend brings you this on your lunch break!

47) Supporting Self Care

fun ideas for what to put in a care package for a college students, boyfriend, mom, daughter
Via Instagram @thoughtboxkc

Nothing’s better than a little out of the blue pampering via mail.

48) DIY Christmas Gift

a cute little gift for a friend with different yellow gifts
Via Instagram @anastasia.today

Imagining unwrapping a sunshine box on Christmas morning!

49) You Are Amazing

a bright box with under eye masks, sugar babies, and a nice note
Via Instagram @carlysos

Affirmation is my life blood. If you appreciate someone, tell them!

50) Delightful Care Package

an example of a box of sunshine. it has lotion, nail polish, socks, a yellow mug and some other things
Via Instagram @bluvlee12

Part of the fun is suddenly noticing all the yellow things you encounter in everyday life.

51) Holler & Glow

sun drawn on tissue paper. holler and glow beauty items in a care package
Via Instagram @caitnremi

*Most* of the time everything in a box of sunshine is yellow. It certainly doesn’t need to be, though!

52) Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons

little miss sunshine care package idea
Via Instagram @fayefayetsui

You can go wrong with throwing in anything lemon or sunshine themed.

53) Thinking of You

yellow box with nice messages written on the flaps, inside are little gifts - all yellow
Via Instagram @meganmyrickphotography

Lastly, don’t forget to personalize your care package in some way! Little notes will really make it all the more special.


Final Thoughts on a Box of Sunshine Gift

Wow – there were so many inspiring sunshine box ideas! And I’m sure there are many more out there, as well.

Which ones did you like best? Have you put together a yellow themed care package like this before?


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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.