Send a Box of Happy

Brighten someone’s day with this care package that is happiness in a box! We'll show you how to build the perfect gift box with creative packaging ideas and suggestions for small gifts.

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April 23, 2021
Box Packed with Pink Accessories

Finish It Up

Pack all of the gifts in the box and add a finishing touch by taping a greeting card and miniature banner to the lid for an extra surprise when they open it up.

Whether it's a birthday, Mother's Day or just because, sending the perfect gift doesn't have to be a struggle (or expensive). This DIY gift box can be curated to anyone's interests and is sure to put a smile on their face. Just grab a box, some packing supplies and fill it with a few of their favorite items — we've even listed a few of our favorite gifts below in case you need ideas. Don't forget to write a note!

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Brighten a special someone's day with this DIY happy box full of goodies.

Materials + Tools

Preparing the Box


Fill the bottom of a decorative box with basket filler. If you don’t have a cute box on hand, you can paint any cardboard box or cover it with wrapping paper. Try keeping everything in a similar color scheme to make your gift look professional and thoughtful.

Woman Holding Teal Box with Basket Filler

Prepare the Box

Fill the bottom of a decorative box with basket filler. If you don’t have a cute box on hand, you can paint any cardboard box or cover it with wrapping paper.


Gift Ideas: Office and Craft Supplies


Refresh your friend’s desk with a dry erase board, pencils, paper clips, twine or a picture frame.


Gift Ideas: Beauty and Wellness


Anyone would love to get a surprise gift of hand cream, nail polish or lip balm.


Add Treats and Cute Accessories


Candy is the way to anybody’s heart, so add chocolates and breath mints, and go a step further with a colorful thermos and straws.

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Finish It Up


Pack all of the gifts in the box and add a finishing touch by taping a greeting card and miniature banner to the lid for an extra surprise when they open it up.

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