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Top 10 Best Color Party Basket Ideas to Brighten Up Your Attendance

Top 10 Best Color Party Basket Ideas to Brighten Up Your Attendance

You have just received an invitation to a color-themed party, and are designated a color to include in your attire, accessories, and color party basket. 

When you start thinking about color party basket ideas, maybe you realize that creating a themed basket that matches your designated colors isn’t easy. Maybe you’ve been tasked with a less common color. Or you wonder how to make your gift basket unique and keep it from boring when utilizing just one color. 

In this blog post, CustomAny will give you the top 10 fantastic color party basket ideas. Discover how they can turn your assigned color into stunning gifts. With these ideas, you’re sure to brighten up the party and leave a lasting impression!

Why Color Parties Are So Fun

Taking part in color parties, you can have lots of chances to get creative and enjoy an eye-catching event. Let’s find out what they are to truly enjoy this interesting gathering.

What is a Color Party?

A color party is a visually appealing celebration where the theme focuses on colors. This type of event can either focus on a single color for the entire party or assign different colors to each guest or group. 

The color theme influences everything from decorations and outfits to food and activities, creating a cohesive and lively atmosphere.

The fun of a color party lies in its ability to transform a simple gathering into a vibrant display. Guests get to showcase their creativity through their items, creating a festive and interactive experience. This event adds excitement and surprise to the excitement of seeing how each person interprets their color.

About Color Party Baskets

At a color party, especially when each guest is assigned a different color, participants are encouraged to get involved in it completely. This means wearing clothing in that color and bringing along a color matching basket. These color baskets add an extra layer of fun and creativity to the event. 

Each basket can be filled with items that match the assigned color, such as:

  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Accessories
  • Small gifts

Top 10 Best Color Party Basket Ideas for Party-goers

Once assigned a specific color, you will definitely need some interesting ideas to make your gift basket more special. Here are top 10 fantastic color party basket ideas to get you inspired:

1. Pink color party basket ideas

For a pink-themed basket, think about something sweet and vibrant. You can choose from many different tones like soft pink, blush, rose, hot pink,…for the following items:

  • Pink Starburst
  • Pink lemonade of Minute Maid, Snapple, Lucozade Zero
  • Strawberry pocky
  • Pink snack: Lays, Doritos, Cheetos
  • Rose Kitkat
  • Rose candles: Rosa, Dartez Aroma, MyLuminaCreations

2. Orange food ideas for color party

You can bring a vibrant and dynamic feel to a party by creating an orange basket with some following recommended color party ideas:

  • Orange scrunchie
  • Orange lip balm of Hurraw, LuvEsence, Chupa Chups,..
  • Cheetos Namkeen – Cheez Puffs
  • Naked, Odwalla, Tropicana, Minute Maid orange juice 

3. Black color party basket ideas

Let’s create a mysterious black basket with color theme party food ideas and non-food ideas:

  • Chocolate M&M candy
  • Snickers chocolate bar
  • Lay’s flamin hot potato chips 
  • Shandean Reid sweet red wine
  • Pringles hot & spicy chips

4. Red color party basket ideas

Let’s create a wonderful DIY red gift basket using the following color party ideas for adults and child:

  • Doritos nacho cheese chips
  • Twizzlers
  • KitKats
  • Strawberry Mentos
  • Red Starburst
  • Red nail polish
  • Peach Red Bull
  • DA BOMB cherry bath bomb
  • Sour Punch straws strawberry flavor

5. Yellow color party basket ideas

For the sunniest and brightest gift, opt for products packaged mainly in yellow, such as:

  • Golden Oreo
  • Lemonhead lemon candy, Nobel Super lemon sour candy
  • Mr. Goodbar
  • Fruit Gushers
  • Lay’s potato chips
  • Popcorn
  • Pineapple Fanta
  • Burt’s Bees chapstick
  • Suave lemons & citrus hand soap 
  • Garnier Vitamin C micellar water
  • Garnier Vitamin C Serum

6. Brown color party basket ideas

Here are some ideas for color party food ideas and items to include in a brown-themed party basket:

  • Grandma’s cookies
  • K’UL pure dark chocolate 
  • NESCAFÉ classic 
  • Four Sigmatic mushroom coffee
  • Caramel popcorn
  • Brown teddy bear
  • Nutella

7. Green color party basket ideas

Are you ready to create a “lucky” gift basket filled with the following green items? Let’s explore!

  • Mint M&Ms
  • Sour Skittles
  • Sour Mike and Ike
  • Applehead candy
  • Club crackers
  • Apple pie Larabar
  • Corn Chex
  • 7-Up
  • Sprite
  • Green apple Fanta
  • Spearmint ChapStick
  • Green toothpaste like: Colgate max fresh, Green Closeup deep action toothpaste
  •  Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine shampoo 

8. Purple food ideas for color party

A purple color party basket filled with thoughtfully selected items not only looks visually appealing but also offers a variety of elegance. We recommend you complete it with specific brand items like:

  • Welch’s grape juice
  • Jelly Belly chewy candy sour grape
  • Haribo gummy bears (grape flavor)
  • Fanta grape soda
  • Naked Juice blue machine juice
  • Yankee Candle in lavender vanilla
  • OPI nail lacquer in Do You Lilac It?
  • Twilight bath bomb

9. Blue color party basket ideas

Check out these various ideas for blue gift baskets to create a surprising or beautiful gift!

  • Almond Joy
  • Mike & Ike Mega Berry Blast
  • Mentos chewy mint
  • Peppermint gum
  • Oreo sandwich cookies vanilla 
  • Crispix Corn & Rice Cereal
  • Lay’s lightly salted chips
  • Fritos Ruffles original chips
  • Pepsi
  • Dr Pepper dark berry soda
  • Neutrogena makeup remover
  • Blue Kleenex travel pack

10. White color party basket ideas

White gift basket is motivated for the simple theme party. Everything you have to do is pick a white color tray and fill it with:

  • Lindt swiss classic white chocolate
  • Pepperidge Farm white chocolate nut cookies
  • Kit Kat white creme bars
  • Wavy Wonders sea salt  snacks
  • White Coca-Cola can
  • Vita Coco pressed coconut water
  • Original Dove beauty soap bar

3 tips to make the basket even more stunning

Once you have your color party basket ideas, let’s find some more tips to elevate the appearance and add a personal touch to your basket. 

1. Choose a basket in your color

The first step in making your color themed party’s basket stand out is to select a basket that matches your assigned color. This creates a cohesive look and ensures that every item you bring to the party aligns with the theme. 

This not only enhances the visual appeal but also makes your basket instantly recognizable.

2. Use shredded paper and decorations

Another wonderful idea is to add shredded paper and decorations inside your basket.

Shredded or crinkle paper

To add an appealing color layer, you can choose:

  • Tissue paper
  • Wrapping paper
  • Crinkle cut paper

Remember to choose those that are in your color to line the inside of the basket. This adds texture and depth, making your items stand out. It also provides a soft base that can help protect delicate items.


Why don’t you add small decorative items like:

  • Ribbons
  • Bows
  • Themed ornaments: mini pink flowers, mini orange pumpkins, sunflowers, mini black cat ornaments, small lemon-shaped, red hearts,…

These decorations will definitely make your basket more attractive and festive.

3. Make the basket more “you” by personalizing it

Adding personal touches to your basket not only makes it unique but also shows the effort you’ve put into creating it. Let’s make interesting personalization with:

Custom labels

It’s a great creation if you can use custom labels for your basket to match your party’s color theme. You can use transfer stickers to label each item or the basket itself. These can feature:

  • Party’s name
  • A fun quote
  • Your name
  • Customized images
Use transfer stickers to label your color party basket
Use transfer stickers to label your color party basket

Custom stickers

How about placing custom die cut stickers on the basket to enhance its design? These could be stickers that represent:

  • Your interests: Like your favorite comic characters that are iconic for that color
  • Something meaningful to you: Customized photos of you and the party host
  • Interesting quotes about colors

Handwritten notes

It will be a great idea if you include a handwritten note or card with a personal message in your gift basket. It may be a heartfelt touch and meaningful addition to your basket. In this card, you can:

  • Thank the party organizers for inviting you
  • Comment on the basket theme
  • Share a fun memory
  • Simply write a greeting
  • Wish for future joy/Highlight future plans
  • Send warm wishes

Last words 

Hopefully, with these 10 color party basket ideas, you will be able to make a wonderful impression at the gathering!For further suggestions and inspiration on color theme party ideas for adults or other themed parties, explore our additional blogs on customany.com. We offer a wide range of themes, whether it’s seasonal or holiday themes. Let’s find out and celebrate wonderful parties!


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