Gift of the Year Awards Finalists

GGR Publisher, Charlotte Cowell, was delighted to once again help select the finalists of this year’s Gift of the Year competition, which received a record-breaking number of entries for the second year running (over 1200) and was further distinguished by more new companies entering than ever before. The winners will be announced at Spring Fair on Sunday February 3 at 6.30pm in Hall 20. The finalists are as follows:

Beauty, Bath & Spa: Betty Hula Delicate Dusting Powder, Betty Hula, Craft Your Own Herbal Handsalve, Bathing Beauty; Morpheus Sleep Enhancing Range, Bathing Beauty

Branded Product: Frida Kahlo Boho Collection, Talking Tables; Harry Potter, Monster Notebook, BB Designs Europe Ltd; RNLI Build Your Own Lifeboat, Clockwork Soldier

Cards & Wrap: Hoot Parade Card Range, U Studio Design; Pin & Ink, The Handcrafted Card Company Ltd; Quilling Cards by Origamo, Blue Eyed Sun Ltd

Children’s Gift: Engenius Contraptions Marble Run, Cheatwell Games; Healthy Kids Cooking Kit, Little Cooks Co; History Heroes games, History Heroes

Commemorative & Collectable Gift: Design your own My Icon Story Print, My Icon Story; Sweet Memories Tins, Gibsons; The Book of You, Colour Chronicles Ltd

Contemporary Gift: Flightgiftcard, Flightgiftcard; Flip Click Clock  Gingko Electronics Ltd;   LED Glass Fireball; Transomnia Ltd; Recycled Glass Plant Terrarium, Fallen Fruits Ltd

Design & Craft:  Citygami London, Clockwork Soldier (pictured top); Handcrafted Gift Wrap Sheets, Paper Mirchi; Horn Viking Mug, Abbeyhorn Ltd

Ethical Gift: Bathing Beauty Soap, Bathing Beauty; Bee Green Wraps; Ideas Range, VENT for Change

Fashion Accessory: Blade & Rose, Arora Design Ltd; Jex Colour-in Trainers, Jex Shoes Limited; Pusheen Cat Headphones, Thumbs Up (UK) Ltd.

Fashion Jewellery: Emma Lawrence Designs Necklace Collection; Isla, Billy’s Beach Hut; The Pink Link, Icarus Originals Limited

Festive & Occasional Gift: Christmas Street: 12 Days of Christmas Calendar, Gibsons; Festive Boozeballs, Gift Republic; Woodland Reusable Christmas Crackers, Kate Sproston Design Ltd.

Food & Drink: BBQ Hot Smoking Kit, Hot Smoked; British Roast Dinner Box, Ross & Ross Food;Cake in a Card, Bakedin

Garden & Outdoor: BBQ Hot Smoking Kit, Hot Smoked;   Gardening Collection, Wrendale Designs; Robin Winter Care Pack, Wildlife World

Stationery: Bookaroo Pen Pouch for Books, IF (that company called); Citygami London, Clockwork Soldier;           Yes Studio Stationery Range, Wild & Wolf

Home Accessory: Cat Face Plant Pots & Vases, Parlane International; Lexon mino, Stone; R Space Lamp, Gingko Electronics Ltd

Home Fragrance: Bitter Orange & Ylang Ylang, The Recycled Candle Company; Kasper Aroma diffuser, Europium World (UK);  Aromatherapy Range, Purbeck Candles

Hot Novelty: Affirmators, Abrams & Chronicle Books; Giant Handwarmers, Cozy Time Ltd; Weird Crushes, Bubblegum Stuff ; Weird Things Humans Search For, Big Potato Games

Kitchen & Dining: BollyNice range, Apples to Pears; Gin Time, Dartington Crystal (Torrington); T&G Ocean, T & G Woodware

Pet Gift: Fetch this gift, Leather Guild; Pet Party Kit, Talking Tables; The Bark Slice, The Sugar Shed

Under £10: Cake in a Card, Bakedin; Chocolate Box After Dinner Quiz, The Lagoon Group; Suck It, Really Good Ltd; Whisky Experience, Dartington Crystal (Torrington)