15 of the best personalised baby gifts

by Catriona Watson |
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Whether you’re celebrating the arrival of a new addition to your own family or looking for a meaningful gift for someone else’s little one, personalised presents could be just the inspiration you need.

You might want to get something more unique than thetoys tipped to sell out so personalisation might be the perfect touch to make your gift special.

From turning tots into fairy tale heroes to statement decorations for the nursery, there’s sure to be something here that will work for the baby you’re buying for – and that they’ll love to look back on in years to come.

15 personalised baby gifts:


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1) Nursery Door Sign, £11, Foxery by Diana Parkhouse on Etsy

​Perfect for hanging on the nursery door when the baby’s asleep, this porcelain sign will let family and friends know when not to go in for cuddles. The baby door plaque comes with white ribbon to hang from and the standard personalised baby door sign reads 'shh...(baby's name) is sleeping'.

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2) The Little Girl/Boy Who Lost Their Name, £18.99, Wonderbly

This best-selling personalised adventure book is like no other. Incorporating your tot’s name into the story, they will embark on a journey to find their lost name and discover the missing letters one by one.

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3) Animal Adventures Name Print, £14.99, Frame My Name

These animal illustrations will add a pop of colour to any nursery – and make it clear just who’s room it is. The meaning and origin of the child's first name are featured underneath the illustrations as well as any additional personalisation you choose to add. The designs and illustrations are filled with fun, include vivid colours and will capture your child’s imagination for years to come. The Animal Adventures theme features letters with corresponding animals i.e. A is for Antelope, B is for Bear.

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4) Baby spoons, £15.80, CorinaMaggyDesigns on Etsy

We love these personalised hand stamped baby feeding spoons. As well as looking cute, they’re clever, too. Each of the four spoons turn white if food is too hot and the long handles easily reach the bottom of baby food jars.

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5) Hairbrush, £69, Mulberry Bush

If you’re looking to spend a significant sum on your gift then this Mason Pearson hairbrush may win you over. This sought-after hairbrush will be handpainted with the name of your choosing and will be a gift to treasure forever. The special design of this hairbrush with boar bristle and nylon tufts will clean and condition the hair.

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6) White Wooden Top Baby Hanger, from £3.50, Twolittlebirdies on Etsy

This wooden hanger makes a wonderful addition to any little girl or boys bedroom. The clothes hanger is printed with your chosen name and tied with a beautiful satin ribbon bow. You can choose the colour of ribbon and the colour of your name. It is a great way to display a little ones special christening dress, or favourite outfit in their nursery.

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7) Ruffle Baby Bib, £10.07, ThreeTwo1 on Etsy

This adorable personalized ruffle baby bib is the perfect gift for a new mum-to-be. The design is digitally printed onto the bib so it will never crack or fade. It makes the perfect keepsake.

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8) Felt Baby Bunting, from £12.50, HousefHooray on Etsy

Delicately handmade in whichever style and colour you like this felt bunting can be personalised to add a little ones name. It is perfect for displaying in a childs nursey or for dressing up a party or event.

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9) Embroidered Fox Leather Baby Shoes, £22, Born Bespoke

How adorable are these soft leather baby shoes embroidered with a Fox face! These handmade, leather baby shoes make a lovely unique gift for any baby or child including new baby's and 1st Birthday's. Both soles can be personalised the name or wording of your choice, maybe birth details or a gift message. The shoes come beautifully presented in an organza draw-string bag inside a ribboned gift bag ready to give straight to the recipient if it is a gift.

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10) Onesie, £32, My 1st Years

Ready for your little one to be the cutest they’ve ever been? This bear fleece onesie is so snuggy and sweet. Made from delightfully soft fleece in a contemporary shade of light grey, this adorable gift is a perfect present for boys and girls alike. The fluffy ears add an extra touch of cuteness, and you can personalise it with their name for a truly unique garment.

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11) Baby Photo Block, from £12.50, SophiaVictoriaJoy on Etsy

Miles better than your standard photo frame, this personalised wooden block is a thoughtful way to display a treasured photograph. Personalise it with the special little baby’s name, date of birth, weight and any other personalised message you like.

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12) Ethel and Co. Decorative Plate, £35, John Lewis

A perfect addition to the nursery, this woodland picnic themed plate will be personalised with the baby’s birth details and comes with it’s own plate hanger so it’s simple for even the most disaster prone DIY-ers to display. They also have different styles such as jungle, circus and toadstool!

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13) Name Cushion, £57.95, The Nursery Window

Give your baby’s nursery a statement piece of décor with this personalised cushion. This beautiful hand-embroidered style is available in blue with soldiers or in pink with daisies. Made of a merino wool, silk and cashmere blend it makes the most adorable gift for a new arrival.

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14) New Baby Card, £7, Love Lucy Illustration

Welcome a new arrival with one of these illustrated cards. Made using watercolour paints and high quality Italian paper, these cards are lovely framed once received.

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15) Personalised Ladybird Fairytale, from £12.99, I Just Love It

Magic the child you’re buying for into a prince, princess or hero with these classic Ladybird personalised fairy tales. You can replace each of the characters’ names with the ones you want to make the child’s whole family part of the story. You can even add a message on the inside page. With text by Vera Southgate and the same striking Eric Winter illustrations as everyone remembers, these classic personalised Ladybird book are now available for a new generation to treasure.

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