Ideas for a Memorable Christening Gift

Oct 5, 2016 | party ideas, shopping | 23 comments

 

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For something as special as a christening, you want to make sure you think ahead to plan an extra-special gift for the baby.

As soon as you start looking online, you can see the sheer choice and options of unique christening gifts for babies.

Choosing something that will be treasured for years to come may seem a bit trickier. If you have been browsing through unique gift ideas online and have now given up hope, we have some awesome ideas for you. So you don’t want to go down the normal, everyday present route. Instead, you want to track down baby gifts that the parents and child will keep for years to come. 

These ideas will help you start a special day off with a special gift. Here are a few things to think about before we start diving into baby gift ideas: 


Think about whether your present is suitable for a christening.

Ask yourself would you be a happy parent if you received this gift at your child’s christening? Also, consider any cultural traditions or religious aspects you may have to consider. 


Keep it personal.

You don’t want to get something that looks as though it could be found everywhere. It pays to do some research and spend extra time or money to get the perfect gift. 


Always try to go down the personalized route. 

So many online stores now offer engravings and special ways in which you can add the name and date of the child being christened. These details will make it a keepsake; something the family will treasure for years. 


Check out these baby gift ideas for the Christening occasion:

Personalised money bank: This is definitely a popular present but you can go the extra mile and think of a design the child or parents will love. Are they big Disney fans? Do they love animals? Once you have got the bank personalised too, this is a great way of kick-starting the baby’s savings early in life. They will thank you later! 
 

Photo frame with a picture of the moment:

This is really a priceless gift. It gives the baby a physical memory of the special occasion in a tangible way. Once again, go with your gut instinct on the design front and think about what the family would love or what goes well in their home. To get the certificate in too, go for something a little bigger that can display two photographs.
 

Beautiful jewellery:

A necklace, locket or bracelet is a wonderful way to commemorate the child’s christening as it never loses its touch. Jewellery is something that can be easily personalised and is a timeless keepsake that can be treasured years down the line.
 
For a special time such as a christening, it is worth going the extra mile to get a gift personalised and ensure it is suitable for the occasion. Think about these ideas next time you are shopping for something truly memorable that the family will treasure forever. 

 

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23 Comments

  1. Cynthia Nicoletti

    I love personalization as any type of gift. A wonderful idea you have as a Christening gift.

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  2. Karlyn Bishop

    What a wonderful idea! I love giving a necklace as a gift.

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  3. Amy Jones

    These tips were truly helpful! Thanks for sharing them

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  4. Melanie Smith

    Those are great tips! I'll keep it in my mind for these holidays.

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  5. Mom Knows Best

    I love to personalize gifts for my mom. She loves receiving gifts with the kids pictures.

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  6. Victoria Heckstall

    Such a beautiful post and so helpful, I love reading this. Glad you share this

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  7. Rachel Mouton

    These are great ideas! A Christening is such a special event <3

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  8. Liz Mays

    These are all great options that would be very much appreciated by parents, I'm sure. I know I still have a bracelet I was given as a baby.

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  9. Mai C.

    I think it's important to give them something that they can use when they're also a little bit older. These are great tips!

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  10. Holly Cuperus

    I didnt even know that gifts were part of this. Now I know.

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  11. April Mims

    Personalized gifts are always nice for specific events. I think it's especially nice for a christening.

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  12. Jennifer Hamra

    These are great ideas for a christening gift! When my daughter was younger, I loved receiving a personalized gift from her Godmother. It was so special to our family.

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  13. mail4rosey

    It is one of the most important times of your life. It is nice to have something nice to commemorate it.

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  14. The Shopping Duck

    All great ideas! I have seen some cute christening jewelry lately.

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  15. ana de jesus

    I like the idea of a personalized moneybank. Plus this would be something they can treasure for years!

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  16. S. Meredith

    I've never given this type of gift before. I think those are some wonderful gift ideas for the occasion!

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  17. Fatima Torres

    I love personalized gifts. It's always easier to give someone something they would actually like to use than anything you think they would want.

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  18. Colette S

    This is good information to know.
    I've not been yet invited to one, but it can happen!
    Thanks.

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  19. Laura Robinson

    I love personalised gifts for new babies if possible. Oh and also a gift for the mum as they often get forgotten!

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  20. laborders2000

    These are great ideas for a christening gift. I will definitely save this for future use.

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