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A guide to the best Christening gifts 2019

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To celebrate baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor's Christening this weekend, we have rounded up the best gifts for any christening you may be invited to - even if it isn't the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's...  

Take a look at these gorgeous and traditional present ideas that a lucky family will cherish forever! 

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1) Baby Clay Print and Photoframe Set, £16.99, Amazon

Parents can make hand and foot prints of their little one to cherish forever, and with the added pictures it will make a lasting memory of the day of the christening.
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2) 'Promises To You' Book, £22.50, Notonthehighstreet

This personalised book is ideal for the soon-to-be Godparents to give to their Godchild on their special day. The messages inside are full of love and promises that will even the parents will love to read over and over, having chosen you to help guide their baby through life. 
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3) Personalised Money Box, £28, My 1st Years

This timeless silver money box is the perfect Christening gift, with the option of adding a personalised message. There is also a train and little rabbit design too. 
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4) Diamond Cross Baby Bangle, £49.99, Bijou

This simple yet classic silver bangle makes for a traditional christening present that baby can wear and keep safe as a beautiful keepsake. 
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5) Personalised Toy Chest & Bench, £100, My 1st Years

This stylish storage bench will be loved by parents who can tidy away toys with ease and will grow with children who one day can snuggle up on the bench with their favourite teddy and read a book.
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6) Birthday Letters to my Baby, £40, Scandiborn

A gift for the loving parents more than the baby, this luxury book lets parents capture 18 years of memories each year. It's the perfect gift for recording yearly memories that one day their little one can read for their 18th birthday.
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7) Engraved Trinket Box, £16.99, GettingPersonal

For little girls or boys, this engraved silver trinket box can be personalised with a name and date of the christening and would be perfect for storing babys' first lock of hair or tooth. 
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8) Rocking Horse Photo Album, £15, Mothercare

Children grow quickly so what better way for parents to cherish memories thn with a photo album? They can fill this beauitful white album with photographs from their little ones christening and look back on them in years to come.
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9) Personalised Bramble Bear, £23, Notonthehighstreet

What child doesn't love a cuddly teddy? This teddy bear is even more special as it has a tag that you can personalise with a name, message or special date. The whole family will treasure this little bear. 
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10) Name a Star, £26.50, Star Listings

This meaningful gift is truly one of a kind that will look lovely framed and will last a lifetime. You can choose the occasion, pick a constellation such as The Princess (Andromeda) or The Little Bear (Ursa Minor), and personalise the certificate which comes beautifully packaged.
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11) Children's Cutlery Set, £9.99, Find Me a Gift

Choose from a variety of cute prints and even add the little ones name! This gift will make dinner time a lot more fun.
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12) English Trousseau Silver Set, £35, John Lewis

This stunning silver egg cup, spoon and bib would make a lovely christening gift. It would make for a beautiful keepsake once the little one outgrows it.

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  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
  • Job Title: Freelance writer

Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys and became a volunteer at a Hospice at 11 years old, helping to fundraise for 10 years. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum. 

 

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