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November 9th 2022

2023 Entrants - House of Marbles

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Company Name House of Marbles

Products Entered Silly Saver Money Boxes and Santa's Snowball Ski-Jump Game

Tell us about your business? House of Marbles has been bringing fun and games to families since 1973. Our must-have collection is packed with nostalgic toys, games, novelties, and unique books to encourage family time and good, old-fashioned fun!

You’ll find everything from pocket money classics, retro-inspired games, and outdoor play to activity sets, musical toys, and perplexing puzzles. Customers can also choose from a hand-picked collection of gift books for children and adults.

We design our products in-house to bring you an exciting and innovative range of gifts and novelties perfect for the gift trade.
Tell us about the products you have entered Silly Saver Money Boxes:

Silly saver novelty money boxes designed in the UK! Pop your pocket money or extra pennies in our moneygrabbing mallard and you’ll soon be tight as a ducks....

A wonderfully silly way to encourage children and adults to save those extra pennies and keep up with inflation the good old-fashioned way! Our Silly Saver collection of novelty money boxes are designed in the UK in four unique animal characters. Pop your pocket-money in the cleverly placed slots....guess where you pop your money into our "Tight as a Ducks...." Mucky Ducky money box?! You can also choose from "Put it in the Kitty" Fat Cat Bank, "Nice Little Nest Egg" Birdy Bank and "Greedy Pig" Fat Piggy Bank. Their unique packaging will make them a novelty gift like no other and they also double up as a fun ornament too.

Santa's Snowball Ski-Jump:

'Santa’s Snowball Ski-Jump’ is a seasonal game that is truly unique and specially designed by House of Marbles to bring masses of cheer to any Christmas party or family gathering during the jolliest season of the year.

Set for huge success at Christmas, House of Marbles are extremely excited to be launching their brand new exclusive festive game ‘Santa’s Snowball Ski-Jump’. The wonderful game will provide players with hours of entertainment as they battle to win the highest score by flicking marbles around the ski jump into the numbered pegs. It will make a great addition to Christmas Eve boxes and is designed in house by the team making it a perfect choice for independent gift retailers who want to stock seasonal games that are truly unique.

Part of a collection of four Christmas games, customers will be able to choose from some of the funniest and festive games of all time. Each has been specially designed to bring masses of cheer to any Christmas party or family gathering during the jolliest season of the year.

Why did you choose to enter the GOTY competition? have you entered in the past and has it helped your brand grow?

We have entered our toys, games, and novelties into Gift of the Year on many occasions. It's a fantastic way for our company to gain recognition in the gift industry and promote our unique products to retailers.

In the past we have been Gift of the Year winner for our quirky British Bowler Hats and had products Highly Commended twice. The exposure is invaluable to us as you receive winner logos which can be use on our stand at trade shows, in social media and on our website. You also feature in the winners’ area at Spring Fair and the winners’ brochure which we have found helps the sales not only of the individual products we have entered but our overall sales.

What other products will you be bringing to market in 2023?

2023 marks our 50th anniversary, to celebrate this incredible landmark we will be relaunching and repackaging some of our greatest games from the last half century in celebratory packaging. Customers will also find a brilliant assortment of activity kits, retro-inspired games and brilliant gift books.

Where can your products be purchased?

Our products can be purchased from independent gift shops, visitor attractions, garden centres, books shops and online.


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