Christening gifts for boys and girls
If you’ve been invited to a christening, you’re possibly wondering what the etiquette is when it comes to presents and how you can avoid turning up with something that countless other members of the family and friends have decided to give.
At Bundles of Joy, we have the answer, and it lies in christening keepsakes that can be personalised, made completely unique and which will be treasured forever.
We stock a range of unique and unusual christening gifts that will stand out in a crowd and be the perfect gift to give at this very special time.
What are christenings?
A christening is a special day for the child, his or her family and their friends, and is seen as the start of a positive life journey. The ceremonial baptism is a religious affair which is intended to help the baby boy or girl make the best choices in life both for themselves and others.
Christenings are held in church, where the child is baptised by a priest with water, whilst surrounded by friends and family. Although a deeply religious ceremony that is steeped in history, most modern day christenings are combined with a gathering away from the church at which the baby’s fresh start in life is celebrated with food, drink and gifts. It is at this stage that presents are usually offered.
The joy of giving at christenings Christenings are traditional, religious ceremonies, but they are also joyful days that celebrate the start of a newborn’s journey through life. While new baby gifts are intended to welcome boys and girls into the world, christening gifts are designed as keepsakes for their first tentative, metaphoric steps into the big, wide world and are usually treasured just as much as newborn gifts. It isn’t just the child who is on the receiving end of christening presents, though; we also stock unique christening gifts for godparents that recognise the special part they have agreed to play in the child’s life and which also say ‘thankyou’ for being an important part of a very special day. What are godparents?
A godparent is someone who partakes in a baby’s baptism, is chosen by the parents to take an interest in the child’s upbringing and tasked with ‘being there’ should anything happen to the parents. It is therefore an incredibly important role and is usually recognised as such during a christening by the giving of gifts to godmothers or godfathers from the child’s parents.
Godparents can be family members or friends, but the part they play in the christening is a key one and recognising their on-going presence in the child’s life has become common practice among new parents.
The benefits of personalised christening gifts
No one wants to give a gift that has already been given, which is why our in-house team at Bundles of Joy is highly skilled in creating personalised christening gifts.
Why choose something that has been given a thousand times already when you can find a great range of beautiful christening presents in our online store?
We can personalise 90% of our stock, so why not take a look at our categories above:
Brilliant christening gift ideas
Our luxury and stylish range of christening gifts features personalised items that can include the baby’s full name, christening date and church of baptism. Our self-taught in-house team of designers will engrave, customise and embroider 90% of the products we stock.
If you’re struggling for christening gift ideas for boys or girls and want to splash out on something extra special, we have luxury ranges that include Royal Selangor and Carrs items made from pewter and silver.
How we create personalised christening gifts
Finding unique christening gifts for godparents to give isn’t easy, and the same goes for people attending christenings looking for presents that won’t already have been given. This is why the in-house Bundles of Joy team can personalise almost every item we have in stock.
That means you can pick from our online shop and create your own, unique christening gift that no one else will have thought of.
Our hi-tech machines can add names to jewellery, mugs, keepsake boxes, shawls and much more. All you need to do is tell us how you’d like your gift to be personalised!
Unique christening gifts for godparents
Whether you’re a parent who wants to give something special to a godfather or godmother, or if you’re a designated godparent who needs some inspiration for christening gift ideas, the team at Bundles of Joy can create a unique and unusual present that will last forever.
Why Bundles of Joy?
We know what makes a special christening present, which is why Bundles of Joy has become renowned for supplying christening gifts. Parents, godparents, friends and family members can rest assured your gift won’t be found anywhere else. You won't find a more compelling mix of value for money and lasting quality anywhere else.
We’ll get your christening gift to you, fast
Our free gift wrapping service, fast turnaround and speedy delivery from the UK means your beautiful christening present will be received quickly, yet treasured forever.