Gift of the Year Awards 2018: shortlist is out

The Giftware Association has announced the shortlist for the Gift of the Year Awards 2018.

The winners will be revealed during an awards ceremony held at The Vox Conference Centre, adjacent to the NEC in Birmingham on Sunday February 4 (during the Spring Fair).

The shortlisted entrants are: .

Kitchen & Dining

Product Entrant
Apron made from old Denim Ian Snow Ltd
Artisan Bakery – Stacking Glass Jars Parlane International Limited
Big Peeler New Soda
Copper Plated Four-Piece Cutlery Set Ian Snow Ltd
David Weidman Ceramics Collection by Magpie Cubic
Diamond Decanter and Holder Thumbs Up UK Limited
Geo Glass Root7
Little Dog Biscuit Club Biscuit Tin The Little Dog Laughed Ltd
Notes To Self Lunch Boxes Natural Products Ltd & Worldwide Co
Orbit Centre – Powder Blue Sue Ure Maison
Sara Miller London Portmeirion The Chelsea Collection Portmeirion Group UK
Throne Egg Cup Gift Republic


Product Entrant
Brighton Pavilion A3 giclee print I DREW THIS
Bucket List Scratch Posters Gift Republic
David Weidman Textiles Collection by Magpie Cubic
Elgin Dartington Crystal
Emporium Agate Coasters Talking Tables
Floral Bumble Bee Storage Bowl Martha’s Grandad
Orla Kiely Homeware Collection Wild & Wolf
Scratch Off UK Gin Distilleries Map Print Maps International
So Cosy Dag Throw So Cosy



Licensed Product

Product Entrant
Charlie and the Chocolate Factorys Sweet Sorting Game Lagoon Trading Company
David Walliams most curious challenges game Lagoon Trading Company
Disney Star Wars LED Light Up Lightsaber Pet Lead The Monster Factory
Game of Thrones Drogon, Rhaegal, Viserion Dragon Egg Shot Glasses Nemesis Now Ltd
Gameboy Heat Change Mug Paladone Products Ltd
JK ROWLING’S WIZARDING WORLD – Mystery Golden Snitch Wow Stuff
Krispy Kreme Jigsaw Puzzle Gibsons
Natural History Museum Gift in a Tin Range Apples to Pears
Original Stormtrooper – Bluetooth Speaker Thumbs Up UK Limited
Sara Miller London Portmeirion The Chelsea Collection Portmeirion Group UK
Super Pusheenicorn Enesco Limited
The Nikki Strange Collection Go Stationery
Yvonne Ellen range Fifty One Percent Ltd

Garden & Outdoor

Product Entrant
BlossomCo – Liberty Art Fabrics Collection BlossomCo
Cow Watering Can Apples to Pears
Green Picnic Fallen fruits Ltd
Plant & Grow kit Range Gift Republic
PlantRay i4 d.o.o.
Sophie Conran for Burgon & Ball Harvesting Baskets Burgon & Ball
The Quintessential British Bird Range Deco-Pak Ltd
Wildflowers For Wildlife Seedball Range Project Maya

Under £10

Product Entrant
Embroidered Rabbit Egg Cosy Kate Sproston Design Ltd.
Bar Prep Boards T & G Woodware Ltd
Bath House Gin & Tonic Handbag Gift Bath House
Cockney Spaniel Novelty Socks Sock Academy Ltd
Dialectable Bone China Mug & Coasters Dialectable Ltd
Flamingo Bottle Opener Gift Republic
Jelly Belly Lip Balm Dispenser Amber House Ltd
Just Gin – Top Trumps Card Game GbR Mikail Rosen und Thomas Rosen
Mr Beard Soaps The Somerset Toiletry Company
Ray Gun Screwdrivewr Blue Sky Studios
Something to keep you happy while the grownups are being boring Two Little Boys Ltd
Ultimate Pub Quiz Paladone Products Ltd

Hot Novelty

Product Entrant
Buzz and Dotty Kneelo kneelers Burgon & Ball
Cake Smash Kit Ginger Ray
Christmas Jumper Crackers Talking Tables
Christmas soaps WIDDOP and Co.
Disney Play That Tune Paladone Products Ltd
G&Tea Cocktail Set Root7
Gorilla Grip Tug of War Thumbs Up UK Limited
Host Your Own Quirky Pub Quiz Talking Tables
Mystery Message Mug Wow Stuff
Notes To Self Optional Fucks Desk Calendar Natural Products Ltd & Worldwide Co
Prosecco Pong Talking Tables
The Best Morning Ever Mug Uberstar

Body, Bath & Home Fragrance

Product Entrant
Animal Shaped Soaps The Somerset Toiletry Company
Etta French – Jewellery Candle Etta French
Hand wash & Lotion gift box St Eval Candle Company
Home Solutions Range Heyland and Whittle
Illustrated Scent – Luxury Reed Diffusers Chase and Wonder
Night Flower Stoneglow candles
Smoked Cedar + Vetiver – Hand poured, Reed Diffuser Fellowstead
The Great British Bee Co – Handcare Range The Great British Bee Co
Wild Things Luxury Scented Candle Ashleigh & Burwood

Gift Food

Product Entrant
Bella Box Classic Grande Bonieri
Cocktail Cakes – Gin and Tonic Cupcake Kit Bakedin
Craft Beer Brewing Kit HomeBrewtique Ltd.
Indian Spice Tin with 10 Spices and Handmade Silk Sari Gitwrap Spice Kitchen
Pawsecco Kimm & Miller (UK) Ltd.
Personalised Chocolate Pieces for Messages Blue Rose Gifts & Balloons
Pina Colada Cocktail Mix Uberstar
The Ultimate Cheese Making Kit The Big Cheese Making Kit
The XL Homemade Curing Kit…Bacon Ross & Ross Food
White Chocolate Vodka The Tipsy Tart

Fashion Accessory

Product Entrant
Beau & Elliot Lunch totes Navigate Ltd
Colours Shrieking Violet Ltd
David Aster Pocket Plumage Handkerchief Sets Inspirational by Design Ltd T/A Dalaco
Hello Day Chic Weekly Planner Hello Day
Lucky Feather Jewellery WIDDOP and Co.
 Leather Bracelets Carrie Elspeth Limited
Scarves Wrendale Designs
Sara Miller London Silk Accessories My Gifts Trade
So Cosy Liberty Scarves So Cosy

Children’s Gift

Product Entrant
7 DAYS TO GO 7 Days to go
Ahead with ABC Placemat Edge Ahead Educational Toys
Black and White Development Baby Toys Best Years Ltd
Compendium WIDDOP and Co.
David Walliams Card Games Lagoon Trading Company
Fantastic Dragon – 3D Colorables Range Ooly
Lish dlish scented jelly bangles Putanga Innovations Ltd
Little Nature Explorers Gifts Emma Lawrence Designs
Personalised Photo Rocket Builder Treat Gifts
Space Rocket Baby Bottle Bubblegum Stuff Ltd
Squidge & Pip Luxury Teething Toys Lefendarty Ltd
Sweet Baby Dinosaur Rattles Best Years Ltd
Unicorn Dreamcatcher (Fair Trade) Believe You Can Designs Limited
Unusual Pets – Personalised Childrens Book From You to Me Ltd

Greetings & Stationery

Product Entrant
Mono & Pastel Greeting Cards Peace and Blessings Limited
Personalised Glitter Pencils In A Personalised Box Signature Gifts Ltd
Alphabeti Yeti – The Fairy Tale Collection Shelli Graham Illustration
Colourblock go stationery
Don’t be Blue, Scrath & Smile cards I AM A
Esme Winter Layflat Notebooks Esme Winter
Favourite Things card range Laura Sherratt Designs LTD
Flamingo Scissors Bubblegum Stuff Ltd
Japanese Greeting Cards Ezen Designs
Landmarks London Greeting card I DREW THIS
Marble Volume II Collection Katie Leamon
Mid-Year Day a Page Diary 2018-2019  Busy B
The Nikki Strange Collection go stationery
Write a Letter Two Little Boys Ltd

General Gift

Product Entrant
Ae Fond Kiss Collection Sheila Kerr Jewellery
Bookminders Page Markers IF (that company called)
Donut Wall Ginger Ray
Engraved Wallets Leather Guild
Hand decorated gin glass Sunny By Sue Limited
Happy Cactus Suitcase Sass & Belle by RJB Stone
I Like Birds Home & Giftware My Gifts Trade
Magpie – Parrots Collection Cubic
My Memories personalised Journal Signature Gifts Ltd,
Stripy Cats & Dogs on Orkney shape Dunoon
V&A Alice In Wonderland Creative Tops
Willow Tree Enesco Limited

Contemporary Gift

Product Entrant
10 Things… Loving Tree Giggle Beaver Ltd
Artland Mixology by The DRH Collection The DRH Collection
Bartender Collection Root7
Bath House Gin & Tonic Handbag Gift Bath House
Dark Botany A6 Planner Ohh Deer
doodle designer accessory bag eatsleepdoodle
Garden Supplies Burgon & Ball
InQuizitive Trivia Cubes Talking Tables
LSA International BANGLE Balloon Glass x 2 LSA International
Octagon One Desk Light Gingko Electronics Ltd
Papertrophy T-Rex Papertrophy
Stay Charged Leather Guild
The Great British Bee Co – Handcare Range The Great British Bee Co
Urban Words History & Heraldry Ltd

Festive & Occasional

Product Entrant
Luxury Christmas Box The Art File
Bad Santa Photobooth Kit Talking Tables
Christmas Glassware Collection D & J Glassware
Christmas Lights Advent Calendar Mad Beauty Ltd
Christmas Roast Dinner Box Ross & Ross Food
Create Your Own Christmas Jumper Paladone Products Ltd
Hoppy Easter Range Ginger Ray
O-Deer House of Marbles
Something to keep you happy… Two Little Boys Ltd
Star Magic Motion Creative Products

Shirley Frost Award for Design & Craft

Product Entrant
Embroidered Rabbit Egg Cosy Kate Sproston Design Ltd.
Gift boxed 6oz Tweed Hip Flask Created By The Ridleys
Handmade Artisan Gift Wrap Sheets Paper Mirchi
Hello Day Marble Desk Notepad Hello Day
Imagine3D DIY Greenhouse Model Kit Salveo Ltd
Love You To Pieces Cufflinks Oh So Cherished Ltd
Silver Moon Seascape Jewellery ValB’sWax Jewellery
Silvercut Allister Malcolm Glass




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