20 Inspiring Christening Gift Suggestions

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The arrival of a precious little one is a joyous occasion filled with love, hope, and blessings. A baby boy or girl is going to have his or her baptism and you are trying to figure out what to give them as a gift. You want something meaningful and, at the same time, useful. You especially like to convey heartfelt messages that please both the children and their parents. If you are going to be the godparents of the baby, then your choice becomes extra important. Let us explore some of the best christening gifts that will guide you in coming up with the best options.

1. China Plate

This personalised china plate features a heartwarming touch with a children’s drawing at its centre. Surrounding the drawing, the plate can be adorned with essential details: the message, date, and the name of the church where the christening takes place.

2. Christening Cushion

This charming christening cushion is adorned with the name of the child and the significant date of their christening. The soft hues of pink and white make it a friendly gift, especially for girls. It is both a useful gift idea and a great keepsake for years to come.

3. Baby Photo Album

For a cherished christening gift, consider this personalised baby photo album designed to safeguard precious memories with the utmost care. With pages adorned in soft pastel hues or adorned with delicate patterns, each photo finds a loving home within its pages.

4. Hanging Star

Another lovely DIY gift is decorative hanging stars intricately crafted from soft cloth. You can then adorn it with the engraved names and dates of the christening. These delicate stars, lovingly knitted or sewn, add a touch of whimsy and warmth to any nursery or child’s room.

5. Baptism Print

Consider this baptism framed print that captures the essence of childhood innocence and warmth. The frame will consist of both a printed message and a nice children’s drawing that will appeal to the newly baptised kid.

6. Handmade Plaque

For a heartfelt christening gift, picture a handmade plaque adorned with a famous christening quote, surrounded by delicate star and heart shapes. The plaque is also decorated with ribbons and flower shapes, and then you could hang it from the wall.

7. Wall Cross

This precious moment’s wall cross is another lovely gift for the precious day of christening. This particular gift is a stand-alone with the picture of a child carved at its centre. If you want more control, you may get a customisable cross instead, where you can add your own text and messages.

8. Christening Card

An ideal christening card from godparents is both affordable and heartfelt. Picture a simple yet elegant card adorned with soft pastel colours, symbolising the innocence and purity of the occasion.

9. Silver Cross Bank

This silver cross bank is not just a simple savings vessel, but a cherished keepsake that tells a story of love. As the years pass, the cross bank becomes more than just a container for coins. It becomes a part of the child’s journey.

10. Holy Bible

A truly meaningful christening gift is a beautifully personalised Holy Bible. Though the wording “Holy Bible” is fixed, the customisation allows for a unique inscription that reflects the significance of the occasion.

11. Burp Cloth

As the family welcomes their new addition or celebrates a milestone like a christening or baptism, this personalised burp cloth and bib set becomes a symbol of love and care. This set is perfect for keeping the baby clean and comfortable during feeding times.

12. Photo Frame

This photo frame is a cherished decoration in the child’s nursery or room. At its heart, the frame showcases a photograph of the child’s cute face alongside their tiny shoes, perfectly aligned side by side. Between them, a delicate cross symbolises the significance of the christening ceremony.

13. Blessing Jar

This ceramic blessing jar is a meaningful gift idea. Accompanying the jar are 30 decorative cards, each one a blank canvas for writing down sweet baby blessings and moments of joy. With the blessings jar, every moment becomes a precious memory, cherished and treasured for a lifetime.

14. Silver Cross

Silver cross is a traditional and meaningful christening gift idea. Your baby can later wear the cross as a necklace or you can also hang it from the walls of their room. It symbolises the blessings and guidance bestowed upon them by their family and community, as well as their connection to their faith.

15. Virgin Mary Baby Pin

The Virgin Mary Baby Pin is a lovely keepsake. As a wearable symbol, this pin serves not only as a decorative accessory but also as a meaningful reminder of the child’s spiritual journey. It’s available in two gentle hues, blue or pink, allowing for personalisation to suit the baby’s gender or the preferences of the family.

16. Personalised Teddy

A Personalised Teddy is another delightful way to commemorate the special moment of baptism. Its adorable design and personalised touch make it the perfect gift for a new christening or baptism.

17. Baptism Bowl

This graceful and elegant bowl, crafted with care and attention to detail, is designed to be used during the baptism ceremony itself. You may adorn the bowl with the child’s name, the date of the baptism, or a heartfelt message.

18. Cuff Bracelet

A cuff bracelet is a lovely and unique jewellery gift for little ones. This adjustable cuff bracelet is not only stylish but also safe and comfortable. You can customise it with dates, names, and anything you choose.

19. Certificate Holder

A certificate holder is another cherished gift for christening. The parents can put the christening certificate inside this silver holder and keep it for the future. Whether displayed on a shelf or mantelpiece, this silver plated holder becomes a treasured memento of the child’s special day.

20. Keepsake Pouch

This keepsake pouch contains silver life’s charms, and is a great way to celebrate life’s special moments. It is a timeless gift and a suitable option for a baby’s christening day. The set comprises five sterling silver charms, each symbolising a different aspect: a flower for inspiration, a key for empowerment, a shamrock for luck, and a heart for love and friendship.

As you plan this significant event, consider not only the gifts but also the venue where cherished memories will be made. Minstrel Court offers the perfect backdrop for this joyous occasion. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, Minstrel Court provides a variety of options to suit your needs and preferences.

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