Top 5 Christening Gift Ideas

March 11, 2020Uncategorised

Looking for the perfect christening idea is a mind-field of silverware, classic books and tablewares. If you’re struggling to find that personal baby christening present, don’t worry our gifting experts here at My 1st Years are here to help. 

A little one’s christening is always a momentous occasion, watching them be introduced into their faith is a special moment that you will want to cherish with the best christening gift idea. However, picking that perfect present is easier said than done, you want something that is not only useful and thoughtful but a timeless present that baby can treasure forever. Here at My 1st Years we believe we have the very best christening gifts a little one could receive, and our FREE personalisation service and gift box gives the items an extra thoughtful touch. From traditional silver christening presents to modern home accessories we have a gift for every recipient.

Discover our selection of the 5 best christening gift ideas that are guaranteed  to become a family heirloom.

Personalised Picture Frames 


What better way to celebrate the joyous event of a baby’s christening than with celebratory photo frame? Our photo frames can all be personalised with a name or date making them the ideal christening present for any little girl or boy. We have a wide selection of frames in a number of styles and with a selection of unique personal messages, making them a special present for any occasion.

Personalised Photo Albums  


For the ideal christening gift look no further than our personalised photo albums, with a selection of styles to choose from including our Christening design, it’s a gift the whole family will enjoy. Allowing Mum and Dad to input the photos of their baby’s Christening day, this photo album will become a treasured keepsake for years to come. Our free personalisation service gives our photo album collection a personal finishing touch, that Mum and Dad will enjoy.

Personalised Blankets


From classic cellular styles to luxuriously soft cashmere we have a huge selection of beautiful blankets perfect for if you’re looking for baby christening gifts. All of our blankets can be personalised with a name or even the date of the christening making for a special keepsake to commemorate the day. The colour white symbolises innocence, purity and new beginnings which is why we believe one of our white blankets are the best gift for a christening.

Personalised Silver Gifts


Possibly the most traditional christening gift of all is a silver keepsake, and our selection of classic pieces are simply perfect for the occasion. Gifting silver for a christening dates back to Tudor times where gifting silver was seen as good investment for the baby and would give the little one independence in their adult years. We have a beautifully curated selection of silver gifts including money boxes, comb sets and bangles, all personalised for an extra special touch.

Personalised Home Accessories 


For a more modern twist of a christening gift we suggest opting for a timeless piece of home decoration. From cushions which can be personalised with the name and date of the christening to practical bookends these are gifts that are guaranteed to be used and enjoyed by the little one. All of our home accessories are made with gifting in mind, so they’re made with sturdy materials to survive the rough and tumble of children and still remain a treasured keepsake.


Discover our entire collection of christening gifts here >