There’s SO much thought that goes into naming a baby and when you’ve FINALLY decided on the perfect name, what better way to celebrate it than showing it off any way you can. Celebrate your new bub’s name (or any baby for that matter!) with a gorgeous personalised baby gift that is as special and unique as they are.

Think you’re pretty epic at choosing gifts? One thing I know for sure, is you make yourself stand out in the gift-giving crowd when you choose a personalised gift. It shows you’ve gone the extra mile, really thought about it and not just ducked into the shops hours before. I’m just saying … #bestgiftgiver

When should I buy a personalised gift?

Honestly, any time is a brilliant time to buy someone a personalised gift, but here are a few ideas:

  • Newborn babies deserve some spoiling so a personalised gift is always a really thoughtful gesture upon meeting them or hearing of their arrival. Just double-check the spelling is correct before ordering, baby names can be tricky!
  • If your pregnant friends have already publicly announced their chosen name for their baby, personalised gifts are perfect for baby showers.
  • A personalised gift is also perfect for celebrating a naming day, a christening or a baptism and depending on the gift is a keepsake they can keep and cherish forever.
  • Not strictly for babies, personalised gifts make super sweet gifts for toddlers and older kids too. First birthdays or a first Christmas are also brilliant opportunities for a sensational personalised gift.

Our Roundup of the Best Personalised Baby Gifts

Avalon Bebe Letter Cot Blanket

PRICE: $79
WHERE TO BUY: Avalon Bebe

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The most awesome gift to keep cosy in, a personalised knitted blanket is a must-have!

Generously sized at 100cm x 110cm, the Avalon Bebe Original Cot Blanket is a timeless gift for babies to sleep in, play on or for tots to cuddle into. Designed locally, these stunning personalised blankets can be ordered one day and sent out on the very next business day. Now that’s a speedy turnaround! Available in four colours and made from beautiful quality 100% cotton, these knit blankets are printed with your bub’s initial.

To make your purchase even more special, Avalon Bebe donates $1 from every blanket sold to the Starlight children’s foundation. Plus you receive FREE shipping Australia-wide, SO GOOD!

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 20% OFF your order using code ‘MC20‘ at checkout.

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Personalised Baby Shoes

PRICE: from $69
WHERE TO BUY: Bump Shoes

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The most brilliant way to put some sweet personalised pep into a baby’s first step!

Baby can have their very own custom kicks with Bump Shoes personalised baby shoes! Personalising is easy – just upload an image and have it printed onto a pair of sweet pre-walkers. Alternatively, choose from funky pre-existing designs for the coolest shoes in your mum’s group. You can even personalise a pair of classic Converse shoes. Both Converse pre-walkers and tots Chuck Taylor’s can be printed with a baby’s name. How’s that for first-year street cred?

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Blush Pink Knitted Blanket, Bunny Comforter and Shoes Baby Gift Box

PRICE: $118.90
WHERE TO BUY: One Little Day

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A stunningly curated gift, this personalised gift box is pure luxury. What a way to show off a carefully chosen and much-loved name too!

From One Little Day, this gift box is brimming with adorable personalised baby gifts. A stunning blush pink knitted blanket, snuggly bunny comforter and super sweet baby shoes are all included. Personalise all of these gifts from the blanket with baby’s name expertly embroidered across the top band, to the bunny comforter also embroidered and even the shoes embroidered with a name too. Choose your little one’s shoe size, font type and embroidered name colour and you’re on your way to a truly beautiful and unique gift.

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Personalised Swaddles

PRICE: $59.95
WHERE TO BUY: The Custom Co.

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Babies sure do love to be swaddled, making The Custom Co personalised swaddles the perfect one of a kind gift for newborns.  Beautifully printed swaddles emblazoned with your baby’s sweet name? YES PLEASE! From bunnies to blossoms, being snuggly swaddled has never been so stylish!

Hand-crafted cotton jersey swaddle wraps with just the right amount of stretch to cocoon and wrap your baby while still allowing them to comfortably move and sleep without waking themselves up. #sweetdreams

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 10% OFF your order with code ‘THECUSTOMCO10‘ at checkout.

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Minky Name Blanket

PRICE: From $55
WHERE TO BUY: Blankids

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Minky blankets are just like a giant, fleece hug and we LOVE that they’re available for our littlies!

Blankids Minky name blankets are a reversible design, printed with a stunning vibrant print of your choice on one side and a coordinating solid colour on the other. Best of all you can add your bub’s name in print, loud and proud! Made to be loved hard, this fabric is reasonably stain-resistant, doesn’t shrink, dries quickly and will keep its good looks for longer, no matter what your life (and your little one) throws at it. Available in several sizes, order your Blankids Minky blanket today!

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 15% OFF with the code ‘MUMCENTRAL’ at checkout.

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Personalised Keepsake Box

PRICE: $64
WHERE TO BUY: Arlo & Co

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Forget an old shoebox, this Personalised Keepsake Box is a beautiful way to keep treasured ultrasound images, hospital tags, birth announcements (and more!) beautifully and safely stored together 

Designed to be kept forever, it’s the ultimate treasure box! This blonde timber box makes for a stunning gift when emblazoned with a little one’s name and birth details. A truly special gift and something you won’t mind one bit having out on display in a nursery.


Personalised LED Night Light

PRICE: $44.95
WHERE TO BUY: Laser Sharp Creations

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Finally, that gorgeous name you spent nine long months deciding on, can be lit up in lights! A stunning out-of-the-box idea for nursery decor, these Personalised LED Night Lights tick all of the boxes!

Choose from several designs and fonts – from block letters to script letters and dinosaurs to wildflowers – there’s something to suit everyone’s style and taste. Available in two LED light options warm white (warm white, cool light and yellow light settings) or multicolour (red, light blue, dark blue, yellow, purple, green and cool white), you’ll both perched upon a stunning cool-to-touch timber base. Powered by a USB power cable, you don’t need not bother with batteries too!


Personalised Name Puzzle

PRICE: From $35
WHERE TO BUY: Tinyme

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A keepsake personalised gift that I am sure will be loved for years, this decorative nursery piece in the early days will soon become a much loved and adored toy box inclusion. Toddlers will soon discover the puzzle play – and in their very own name, they’ll love it even more!

No detail is spared with Tinyme Personalised Name Puzzles. Decorative printing is applied to both the front and back of the puzzle baseboard as well as puzzle letters. Choose from a super-soft felt storage pouch or upgrade to a wooden storage box (just $15 extra) to keep chunky puzzle pieces or trinkets in. So sweet!


Personalised Name Plaque

PRICE: From $42
WHERE TO BUY: Jess Loves Joe

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These gorgeous personalised name plaques can be used to decorate a baby nursery, a girl’s bedroom or even as a prop at a birthday party.

Featuring two engraved daisy flowers and paired with a matte white acrylic text name, these plaques are completely customised for you. Choose to include your child’s name meaning as an optional extra. All signs are designed, engraved and cut in our home workshop in the Southern Highlands of NSW, Australia. NOTE: The wood tones and grains will vary from piece to piece as this is a natural wood product.

MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: 10% OFF with the code ‘MUMCENTRAL’ at checkout.


Beehive Silicone Name Teether

PRICE: $28.95
WHERE TO BUY: One Chew Three

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A sensationally special and practical gift, littlies will adore a personalised teether toy. Plus (technically) it should never get lost when their name is loudly and proudly spelt out in beads!

One Chew Three’s best selling name teether is back – with funky beehive grooved beads! Personalise your teether toy with bub’s name in silicone beads and decorate it with a combination of flat coloured and glorious beehive beads.  Simply pick the colour combo of your choice and get ready to CHOMP! Each teether arrives in a sweet calico pouch to keep your teether safe between uses and ready for the next chomp session. #sweet


Personalised Christmas Ornaments

PRICE: $12
WHERE TO BUY: CARVD Studio

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Here’s your chance to add a personal touch to the Christmas tree with these beautiful personalised Christmas Ornaments.

Completely customisable, choose your ornaments made from natural timber ply, white gloss acrylic or gold mirror. Then choose your festive shape cutout, string colour and then add your name. A really sweet gift for Christmas babies or kit the whole family out with these ornaments as a superb stocking stuffer. Talk about personalised festive cheer!


There you have it,  some of our best personalised baby gifts for 2021! Which personalised gift tickles your fancy for yourself or a friend? Bring on the new babies and all of their gorgeous names!


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