Baptism and Christening Reception Party Ideas and Decorations

Deciding to have your child christened or baptized is a reason to praise and celebrate. It’s a time to invite family and friends to gather ’round for a party and talk about the reason for all of it.

I want to share with you some precious ways for you and your family to celebrate this important commemoration with these Baptism and Christening Party Ideas that we have shared on Spaceships and Laser Beams.

The theme ideas include lambs, sheep, elephants, birds, hot air balloons, blue and gold colors, autumn colors, blue and white (with lace-lovely!), nautical motifs, and travelling. Get ready to be inspired!


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Blue and Gold Boys Baptism Party Idea

1. Blue and Gold Boys Baptism Party

From The Sweet Society via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Blue and white pin-stripes pair with tan and gold accents in this regal blue and gold boy’s baptism party.

The inviting dessert table can easily be created using a tiered table skirt, monochromatic flowers, and large variety of clear apothecary jars filled with coordinating candy and embellished with ribbon ties and printable labels.

Fall Themed Boys Baptism Party Ideas

2. Fall Themed Baptism Party Ideas

From GreyGrey Designs via Catch My Party

Celebrate a fall baptism with a fall themed baptism party. This one comes complete with ombre fall hues and textures used to decorate place settings, a refreshment area and pie dessert table.

Elephant Themed Baptism for Boys Party idea

3. Elephant Themed Baptism for Boys Party

From The Sweet Society via Spaceships and Laser Beams

The sweetness of a baby elephant and shades of blue, yellow and green pair with patterns of polka dots and chevron creating a special elephant themed baptism party.

So many thoughtful details like printable toppers, party flags and labels were added to candy jars, beverage jars, cupcakes and favor boxes to build lasting memories of a lovely celebration.

Boys Sweet Sheep Christening and Baptism Party

4. Sweet Sheep Christening Party Ideas

From Festa Com Gosto via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Cheery shades of yellow and pure white create a true atmosphere of joy in this sweet sheep christening party.

Look for cute stuffed little lambs featured throughout the celebration space, and made from fondant to accent the cake, cupcakes and cake balls.

There are even sweet felt sheep on wooden skewers embellishing beautiful, yellow rose flower arrangements.

Baby Lamb Themed Baptism for Boys Party Ideas

5. Baby Lamb Themed Baptism for Boys Party

From Oh So Chic Celebrations via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Incorporating a religious symbol such as a baby lamb into your baptism party theme can bring a special significance.

You’ll notice the baby lamb used on the stationary items, featured on the desserts like cupcakes, cookies, cake pops and cake, too.

Baby Boy Christening Party Ideas

6. Baby Boy Christening Party Ideas

From Simply Sienna via Spaceships and Laser Beams

One mother chose to throw her baby boy a travel themed christening party, focusing on the beginning steps of his faith journey.

Globes, vintage style maps, luggage and travel books were styled into a gorgeous celebratory dessert table featuring a beautiful cake, popcorn cones, crucifix sugar cookies and other sweet treats.

Super Sweet Baptism for Boys Party Idea

7. Super Sweet Baptism for Boys

From Maddy K Weddings and Events Atelier via Spaceships and Laser Beams

If you’re aiming for a super sweet baptism for your little boy, this one full of adorable birdie details and fun, light-hearted colors will impress you.

We especially love the 3-tiered cake and sugar cookie favors with darling fondant bird details, but everything from beautiful place settings to a full dessert table is awesome.

Hot Air Balloon Baptism Party Idea for Boys

8. Hot Air Balloon Baptism Party

From Styled by Belle via Spaceships and Laser Beams

You’re sure to be carried away by the amazing styling and elegant details of this hot air balloon baptism party which boasts a gorgeous sky inspired cake and full dessert table, plus airy decorations.

I’m obsessed with the hot air balloon props, but also love the cloud cookie pops and cupcakes!

Twin Boys Christening Celebration Party

9. Twin Boys Christening Celebration

From Nicole Maier via Spaceships and Laser Beams

Lace detailing and shades of pastel blue are carried out in the styling of this twin boys christening celebration.

The delicate lace detailing originated with the invitation sent to guests and was carried out on the christening gowns, the coordinating cakes and via the lace doily backdrop display for the dessert table.

You won’t want to miss any of the thoughtful details.

baby boy christening first birthday dessert table

10. Key to my Heart Christening Celebration

From Simply Sienna via Spaceships and Laser Beams

How will you honor your little prince’s christening? If he holds the key to your heart, a celebration like this one may be the answer.

Royal inspired cookies and cakes, menus, place settings and favor bags with sweet “key to my heart” details make this key to my heart christening celebration extra special.

nautical dessert table baptism party boy

11. Nautical Themed Christening

From Avie and Lulu via Spaceships and Laser Beams

If you’re gathering a crew of friends and family for a nautical themed christening, set your sights on this beautiful celebration featuring a gorgeous dessert table with the most scenic water view as its backdrop.

Starfish sugar cookies, fondant life-preserver topped cupcakes, anchor embellished cake pops and favor bags and macarons are just a few of the highlights.

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Be sure to check out more great party themes perfect for a baby shower, baptism, or birthday:

Baptism Reception Party

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