Award Winners 2015

For more information and to order hard copies of the brochure, please contact the Gift of the Year at the GA or call 0121 237 1105.

Body, Bath and Spa

Product to complement and enhance personal health and welfare, frame of mind.
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WINNER: Waggledance Collection

Entered by: beefayre(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Compact Lenses

Entered by: IF (that company called)(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Modern Apothecary Candles

Entered by: Stone Glow Candles(website)

Branded / Character

Any licensed product gifts for kids, adults and the home.
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WINNER: Fascinations Star Wars 3D Metal Construction Kits

Entered by: Professor Puzzle Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: RSPB Singing Birds

Entered by: Ravensden Plc(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Rubiks Cube™ Light

Entered by: Paladone Products Ltd(website)

Card and Wrap

Cards and wrap for any occasion aimed at independent gift and greetings card shops - often handmade / one off design.
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WINNER: FORM

Entered by: The Art File(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Coaster Cards

Entered by: The London Studio(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Speedy gift wrap for awkward shaped gifts

Entered by: Lux-Wrap Limited(website)

Commemorative and Collectable Gifts

Product that as a unique piece or part of a range / collection would be considered a collectable.
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WINNER: PERSONALISED BRASS TRAVELLERS COMPASS WITH WOODEN

Entered by: Treat Gifts(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Iconic Bookchairs

Entered by: Thinking Gifts Ltd.(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: National Geographic Picture Playing Cards

Entered by: IF (that company called)(website)

Eco Friendly

Environmentally friendly green gift for responsible consumers.
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WINNER: Felt Animal Puppets

Entered by: Sew Heart Felt(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: WeWOOD Kappa Chocolate

Entered by: WeWOOD UK(website)

Fashion Accessories

Scarves, bags, belts etc for men, women, children, pets, cars!
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WINNER: Love the Glove

Entered by: Burgon & Ball(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Collier Campbell Shoulder Bag

Entered by: Quintessential(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Compact Lenses

Entered by: IF (that company called)(website)

Fashion Jewellery

Gift jewellery
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WINNER: Branch Out

Entered by: Martick Jewellery(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: keep me jewellery

Entered by: keep me jewellery(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: WeWOOD Kappa Chocolate

Entered by: WeWOOD UK(website)

Festive and Seasonal

Decorative product related to Christmas and other seasonal celebrations including Valentine’s day, Mother’s day, Easter, Father’s day and Halloween.
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WINNER: Skeleton Crew

Entered by: Talking Tables Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Reusable Gift Box Crackers – Hellebore design

Entered by: Keep This Design(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Great Egg Hunt

Entered by: Talking Tables Ltd(website)

Garden and Outdoor Living

Any accessories for alfresco living.
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WINNER: Citronella Wood Wick Patio 'n' Picnic Candles

Entered by: Enigma(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: MILK BOTTLE WITH STRAW

Entered by: PARLANE INTERNATIONAL(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Sophie Conran Raspberry Collection

Entered by: Burgon & Ball(website)

Gifts for Men

Gifts with Men in mind.
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WINNER: BATTERY-POWERED PAPER PLANES

Entered by: The Lagoon Group(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Gentlemens Hardware

Entered by: Wild and Wolf Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ridleys Games Room

Entered by: Wild and Wolf Ltd(website)

Home Accessories

Any accessories for the home interior – modern, classical, country or urban living.
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WINNER: VINTAGE LIGHT BULB

Entered by: Amber Bright Creations(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Goat Flower Vase

Entered by: Quail Designs Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Woodland Trophy Hooks

Entered by: Transomnia(website)

Home Fragrance

Fragrance designed for the home - scented candles, reed diffusers, incense sticks, potpourri, oil burners and elegant room sprays.
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WINNER: Modern Apothecary Candles

Entered by: Stone Glow Candles(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Art Collection Lime & Mandarin

Entered by: Stone Glow Candles(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Fired Earth Earl Grey and Vetivert large twin wick

Entered by: Wax Lyrical(website)

Hot Novelty

The latest must have silly gift.
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WINNER: Rubiks Cube™ Light

Entered by: Paladone Products Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Comedy Bandana

Entered by: Bluesky designs(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: King For The Day

Entered by: NPW(website)

Kids

Gifts for a baby, child or teenager.
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WINNER: animal toothbrush holders

Entered by: j-me(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: RSPB Small Singing Birds

Entered by: Ravensden Plc(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Takes and Adders

Entered by: House of Marbles(website)

Kitchen and Dining

Everyday products or those designed for social and special occasions, including tableware, glassware, cutlery, table decoration, utensils and cooking / preparing products / materials.
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WINNER: CrushGrind Optic Mills

Entered by: T&G Woodware Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: DRINKS COOLER RANGE

Entered by: PARLANE INTERNATIONAL(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: HOST Chill Cooling Pour Spout

Entered by: Brightcore Ltd.(website)

Made in UK

Any product made in Great Britain or Northern Ireland.
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WINNER: Hinchcliffe and Barber Songbird Grey Ceramics

Entered by: My Gifts Trade(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Spode Delamere Rural

Entered by: Portmeirion Group(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Victors Drinks - Ciders and Ales

Entered by: Victor's Drinks(website)

Occasions

Product related to any special occasions including gifts, gift-wrap, gift stationery and accessories (eg: birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, christenings, confirmations and other religious/cultural ceremonies/festivals, passing exams/driving test, graduation)
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WINNER: Photo Booth Prop Range

Entered by: Ginger Ray(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Blossom and Brogues

Entered by: Talking Tables Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Christmas Origami

Entered by: The Lagoon Group(website)

Premium / Luxury

Luxury brands, more expensive gifts for those for whom money is no object!
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WINNER: Cassini Terrestrial MOVA Globe

Entered by: Turtletech Design Inc(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: BassBuds 24 Carat Gold Collection

Entered by: Electro Box Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: New Supersize Aztec Gem Terrarium

Entered by: The Urban Botanist(website)

Stationery

Diaries, calendars, note books, scrap books, photo albums, notelets, pens etc
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WINNER: Ted Baker Ladies Stationery

Entered by: Wild and Wolf Ltd(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Meal Planner

Entered by: Busy B(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Set of 36 pencils Mr Badger

Entered by: Rex London(website)

Under £10

Suitable as a gift that retails for under £10 stocking fillers, Secret Santas etc.
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WINNER: animal toothbrush holders

Entered by: j-me(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Essential Tools

Entered by: Burgon & Ball(website)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED: Line Markers

Entered by: Thinking Gifts Ltd.(website)