Christening ideas

This beautiful Pink Sheep Themed Christening party was submitted by Mimos Provence.   Decor, project, ambiance, personalized, flowers - Mimos Provence;  Cookies decorated by Ginger; Candies and cupcakes - Delicias Para Festas; Photography - Evelyn Delduque; Sheeps - Berinjela;                                     
These days it is possible to personalize everything – even a star in the sky. It doesn’t matter if the christening gifts are made of fabric, metal, glass, wood or clay – they are myriad techniques for transferring words or images onto the item so that they remain forever. People engrave, embroider, drawn on, paste or otherwise decorate regular things to make them one-of-a-kind, warm gifts meant for a specific person. You can go to any advertising agency or company that personalizes gifts and they will offer you an array of ways to put your words or images on just…
If someone were to ask what color baptism is, you would undoubtedly answer – white. So it is no surprise that this color, which symbolizes purity and holiness, is dominant at christening parties. But can you imagine a completely white – angel-white – christening?  An unsurpassed and enchanting sight! Perhaps this is something that you would like yourself?   The easiest part of having a white christening is choosing the baptismal outfit, since these are usually all white anyway, and you just have to select a white shawl and a white candle to go with it. Coordinating the guests’ clothes…
Whether the course of the christening day is planned out in full detail or left to happen spontaneously depends on each family’s traditions and disposition. There are people who like everything to take place according to a set plan, so they plan everything, including celebrations, with complete precision.  Others don’t concern themselves over details, and, when planning events like christenings, only think over the key moments, and then just go with the flow, without being afraid of improvising and being spontaneous. However, even the latter are faced with various questions: where to start, how not to forget anything, how to…
Take a look at these wonderful pictures of the yellow-white sheep themed christening party. Everything has been designed to create a harmonious decor and full of joy for a little boy Luiz Otavio by his mom Cintia Diniz Moreira and the Mimos Provence team. Decor, project, ambiance, personalized - Mimos Provence; Sheeps - Berinjela Prii; Candies, cupcakes and honey buns - Delicias Para Festas; Photography - Silvia Merhy Fotografia; Cookies decorated  by Bolacharia-Ginger-Maura.  
We witnessed in October a date that was sure to go down in history and that was the christening of the absolutely gorgeous baby George, or should we say Prince George, the son to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.  It was reported by the media that this little boy was on his best behavior throughout the ceremony which I am sure was welcomed by his parents.  The same cannot be said for his father who was known to have cried throughout and had to be comforted by his mother, the late Princess Diana.  Prince William was known to have…
Melon Punch    A christening is a special event, so it would be fitting to serve a special drink that looks especially nice - punch.   You will need:   •One large watermelon •2 melons •4 tablespoons or orange liqueur •1 bottle of sparkling wine •2 liters of orange juice •200 g sugar   Use a melon scoop to hollow out the watermelon, leaving a layer of flesh; remove seeds. Cut the melons in half, remove the seeds and the peel, and cut into cubes (or balls). Put part of the watermelon balls and melon pieces in the hollowed watermelon…
Original fortune cookies would be perfect for a christening. They are not particularly attractive in appearance, but they are in their meaning – upon breaking the cookie, each guest will find a fortune.   Fortune Cookies (yields 25-30)   You will need:   •230 g flour  •2 tablespoons corn starch  •230 g sugar  •0.5 teaspoon salt  •120 g oil  •2 egg whites •1 tablespoons water  •2 teaspoons vanilla extract  •1x6 cm pieces of paper with fortunes/wishes printed on them (preferably with a printer)    In a large bowl, mix together 230 g flour, 2 tablespoons corn starch (in a pinch,…
Perhaps you would like to treat your guests to some easy to make, mouthwatering cupcakes?   Chocolate Cupcakes (yields 12)    You will need:   •120 g butter, room temperature •200 g granulated sugar •185 g flour •1 rounded teaspoon baking powder •2 eggs (approximately 60 g each) •125 ml milk •4 tablespoon cocoa •A bar of dark chocolate Frosting: •200 g dark chocolate •1.5 tablespoon butter •12 coffee beans or pieces of candy    Blend the butter with the sugar until fluffy, then add eggs one at a time, blending until fluffy each time (by adding eggs one at…
There is a lot you can buy for the dessert table, but if you have some free time, you can treat your guests to something homemade. On a hot summer day, a fresh and simple ricotta cheese dessert would be just right.   Ricotta Cheese Dessert (serves 4)    You will need:   •250 g ricotta cheese •200 g heavy cream (35%) •2 tablespoons sugar •A few drops of almond extract or vanilla sugar  •Berries, fruit, or simply your favorite jam    Whip the heavy cream with the sugar and almond extract or vanilla sugar. Add the ricotta and mix…