A baptism is a sacred celebration of life and faith; one that calls for some beautiful and reverent invitations. Todays events should be respectful, but that does not mean dull.
As a baptism is a highly formalized and once in a lifetime event, stock invitations would be very appropriate for this event. Making a selection make take some time, but it will be worth the effort. A fine stock paper of pure ivory or azure blue (as the rite of baptism centers around an immersion in water) would work, especially if it comes emblazoned with images of Bibles, crosses, rosary beads, and other common spiritual symbols. The look of this invite should be both sleek and respectful, pretty and meaningful. One additional tip plan ahead to reduce the stress of the day.
Thank You Notes
Thank You Notes are an absolute must for a formal, personal occasion such as a Baptism. And they should be decorated much as the invitations are, in a tasteful and formal style. Time permitting write a short personal message.
What To Say in the Thank You Notes
When pondering what to say in the thank you notes for a Baptism celebration, the host should warmly acknowledge the presence and individual gifts given by each guest (i.e., Thank you for the engraved Bible, Thanks for the lovely card, etc.) In this way, each guest will be made to feel as if they are a special part of the celebration.
Personalized Invitations for a Baptism celebration should feature a photo of the baby or family being honored at the party, along with their names and the date of the Baptism. This type of invite should express many warm sentiments for the child and his/her family, as well as all the particulars of that day’s party (i.e., time, day, date, place, etc.) A family tree might be an intersting addition to include for everyone to see. Leis, beads, or pearls can enhance a wardrobe, so hand out a fashion statement. Here's a helpful idea: Keep your theme in mind when selecting decorations and supplies. Leis, beads, or pearls can enhance a wardrobe, so hand out a fashion statement.
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Keep your eye on the fun! Start the event weeks, even months in some cases, in advance with the organization. Create the shopping lists, food list (from the menu), supplies list and miscellaneous. Try not to do anything on the day of the festivities that is not necessary (especially errands). You create the fun so introduce the guests to each other even if they 'kind of' know each other. Have a few Baptism conversation starters memorized from our guide. Play appropriate music in the background also in this guide. Tie the whole celebration together and save money by using this guide.
Start of the festivities budget minded! No need to have a contest on who can spend the most... so set the trend. Pick and choose wisely where to spend your dollars.
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