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The 21 Best Godparent Gifts Available on Etsy

These unique, personalized and handcrafted presents are all extra-special.

After careful consideration, you’ve chosen who you want to be baby’s godparents. Now there’s another tough task to tackle: picking the perfect godparent gifts! Maybe you’re planning a sweet godparent proposal complete with “will you be my godparents” gifts. Or maybe they’ve already accepted the honor and you want to express your gratitude with meaningful presents. Whatever the case, we’re here to help. We scoured Etsy—a marketplace famous for its personalized, handmade and otherwise extra-special products—to find the best godmother gifts and godfather gifts out there. Shop our favorites below.

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Godmother Gifts

Whether you’re searching for “will you be my godmother” gifts or sweet tokens of thanks, these godparent gift ideas have you covered. Each and every one makes an excellent present for this important woman in baby’s life.

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Dear Ava Jewelry Godmother Necklace

This pretty necklace with intertwined pendants represents a godmother’s deep bond with her godchild. It’s a beautiful choice for a godparent proposal or a thank-you gift for participating in the baptism.

Buy it: $35, Etsy.com

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Mod Party Fairy Godmother Shirt

Shopping for a super-fun guardian? This “fairy godmother” T-shirt is a whimsical choice.

Buy it: Starting from $16, Etsy.com

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The Shabby Wick Godmother Gift

The text printed on the jar of this candle defines “godmother” in the sweetest way. Choose a scent she’ll love, then customize the back with a personalized message.

Buy it: Starting from $18, Etsy.com

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My Mini Fam Will You Be My Godmother Gift

This adorable godparent proposal box contains a chic wooden angel figurine plus a card that reads, “[godmother’s name], will you be my godmother?”

Buy it: $34, Etsy.com

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Prints Inspired Personalized Godmother Print

Does baby’s godmother live far away? This custom print will help her feel connected to your child. It features two illustrated star maps: one showing the sky when and where your kid was born and another showing the sky when and where she was. How creative is this godmother gift?

Buy it: Starting from $20, Etsy.com

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Gertie’s Treasure Box Godmother Keyring

This cute godmother gift will let her carry baby with her wherever she goes. The keychain says “this godmother belongs to…” plus your child’s name. You can even add a colored crystal representing your kid’s birthstone.

Buy it: Starting from $17, Etsy.com

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Dandelion Wishes Gift for Godmother

Picture frames are tried and true godmother gifts. This one is unique because it’s decorated with a meaningful poem. Attach a photo of baby with the clip and their godmother can switch it out with more recent portraits as they get older.

Buy it: $27, Etsy.com

Godfather Gifts

On the hunt for godfather proposal gifts or godfather gifts for the baptism? These godparent gift ideas are perfect for the special man who holds this very special title.

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Papers with Love Godfather Wine Bottle Label

Celebrate him accepting the role with a bottle of bubbly. Personalize it with this custom label that says, “only the best friends get promoted to godfather.” (Other text options include, “The best uncles get promoted to godfather.”)

Buy it: $8, Etsy.com

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Deluxe Etching Godfather Gift

This simple, sophisticated rocks glass reads “godfather.” It also displays the year he took on the position.

Buy it: $18, Etsy.com

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From the Rookery Personalized Gift for Godfather

Love to DIY? Download this poster, print it out and stamp it with baby’s handprints. You can then finish it off with your choice of frame (we recommend using Framebridge). The punny artwork says, “the best godfather in the world… hands down!”

Buy it: $6, Etsy.com

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Firefly Wishes Design Godfather Christmas Gift

Looking for Christmas godparent gifts? Brighten up every holiday with this personalized acrylic “godfather” tree ornament.

Buy it: $13, Etsy.com

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Sarah Hurley Engraved Godfather Cufflinks

Check out these ultra-unique wooden “godfather” cufflinks. How sweet would it be if he put on these godfather gifts for the baptism?

Buy it: $27, Etsy.com

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Clarey Clayworks Gift for Godfather

This small dish—perfect for storing all his miscellaneous knick-knacks—is printed with the word “godfather” plus a small cross.

Buy it: $35, Etsy.com

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Red Birch Lane Godfather Keychain

This role is all the more special because you specifically chose him for it. That’s why we love this personalizable “godfather: because the best are chosen” keychain.

Buy it: $18, Etsy.com

Godparent Gifts

Proposing to or thanking both godparents at once? Looking for gender-neutral godparent gifts? These godparent gift ideas satisfy both needs.

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What Candy Says Will You Be My Godparents Gift

These chocolates ask, “will you be my godparent?” As if the honor wasn’t sweet enough!

Buy it: $49, Etsy.com

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Story Cabin Godparent Gift

Have you ever seen a custom clock before? Talk about an original godparent gift idea. This wooden one is engraved with baby’s godparents’ names, a sweet message and baby’s baptism date.

Buy it: Starting from $47, Etsy.com

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Great Wooden Gifts Godparents Baptism Gift

Accomplishments deserve plaques, and being chosen as godparents is certainly something to brag about! Select a size and wood color for a personalized standing sign.

Buy it: Starting from $15, Etsy.com

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Cuts N Creations Shop Padrinos Coffee Mugs

Sometimes godparenting calls for caffeine. Good thing they’ll have these mugs! The cups say “padrino” and “madrina,” making them meaningful godparent gifts for spanish-speaking guardians.

Buy it: $15 for a set, Etsy.com

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The Smile Emporium Godparent Gift Set

Or supplement that coffee (or tea) with keepsake spoons that say “godmother’s [beverage of choice]” and “godfather’s [beverage of choice].”

Buy it: $18 for a set, Etsy.com

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For Precious Memories Godparents Gift

Place a picture of baby in this adorable picture frame. It reads, “I love my godparents” and is stamped with your child’s name.

Buy it: Starting from $26, Etsy.com

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Kind Wood Baptism Block

Here’s one more memento that’s great as a godmother and godfather gift for the baptism. The baby block displays the details of the occasion, from when it happened to the godparents’ names.

Buy it: Starting from $23, Etsy.com

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Published March 2019

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