Gifts Today magazine

Gift of the Year 2020 finalists announced

Following a live judging day, the finalists have been announced for the awards, with winners due to be announced at Spring Fair. The finalists in all categories are as follows:

Contemporary gift
• Host your own Escape Room – Talking Tables
• Ice and Slice – Nobile Glassware
• Squireme – Stone
• New Parents Date Box – A Year of Dates

Ethical gift
• Children’s Earth Lover Beeswax Wraps – Stib
• Tikiri – Tikiri
• Planet Happy Giftware range – Milly Green Designs
• Space Station – Playpress Toys

Children’s gift
• Build a Bee Hotel – Apples to Pears
• Slipfree Shoes – Slipfree
• Squelch Wellies – Squelch Wellies
• The British Woodland Den Kit

Branded gift
• Blockbuster – Big Potato Games
• Beatrix Potter Baby Collection – Enesco Limited
• Harry Potter Invisibility Cloak – Wow! Stuff
• Mr Men Little Miss Love Couples – My Icon Story

Gift food
• COCO Twelve bar Collection – COCO Chocolatier
• Devon Coastal Negroni – Tom Savano Cocktails
• Veggie Roast Dinner Kit – Ross and Ross Gifts
• Gin Botanicals Tin with Silk Sari Wrap

Pet gift
• BowDangle – Wren & Rye
• Colour in Animal Houses – Norfolk Industries for Disabled People
• Dog Lovers Gift Range – Apples to Pears
• The Haypigs! Guinea Pig Circus Range – HayPigs!

Cards & wrap
• Paper Shakies – James Ellis
• Pyramid Gift Boxes – Decorasian
• Sophie Corrigan for Wraptious – Wraptious
• Wow! You’re…Birthday Books – From You to Me

Stationery
• Pen Bookmark – Thinking Gifts
• Sakana Daily Planner – Hello Day
• Busy Life Planner – Busy Bee
• Yes Studio Stationery Collection – Wild and Wolf

Under £10
• Fair Trade Vegetable Rattles – Best Years
• My Little World – Airport – My Little World
• Mini Me – Sock Academy
• History Heroes Art Game – History Heroes

Beauty, bath & spa
• Kushboo Soaps – Kushboo Soaps
• Oil Infused Hair Turbans – Danielle Creations
• Botanical Range – Fikkerts Limited
• Bathing Beauty Gift Tin – Bathing Beauty

Commemorative & collectable
• Sherlock Holmes – The Case of the Priceless Coin
• Things to do when you are… - A Year of Dates
• VE Day 75th Anniversary
• Woohooyoo – Woohooyoo

Home fragrance
• Aromatherapy Collection – Aery
• Aromatherapy Range – Blend No. 5 – Purbeck Candles
• Olly – Europium World
• Yvonne Ellen Stacking Candles – Wax Lyrical

Hot novelty
• Animal Suitcases – WITH Creative
• Resteazzz – Puckator
• Bubble Bath & Bubble Blowing – The Somerset Toiletry Co
• Vegan Not Vegan – Bubblegum Stuff

Fashion accessory
• Donuts – Sock Academy
• PoM Recycled Polyester Scarves – Peace of Mind.925
• Squelch Wellies – Squelch Wellies
• Yvonne Ellen Eclectic Glamour Beauty Range

Fashion jewellery
• Heart Chain Bracelets with Real Flower Charm – Shrieking Violet
• Rosey Rabbits – Life Charms
• Isla Jewellery Range – Billy’s Beach Hut
• Spring Millefiori – Carrie Elspeth

Design & craft
• Banjo Robinson – Banjo Robinson
• Citygami Berlin – Clockwork Soldier
• Baby Bunny Needle Felting Kit – The Crafty Kit Company
• Pocket Hearts – Berserks Glass

Festive & occasional
• Christmas Planer – Wrendale Designs
• Plasticine Christmas Advent Calendar – The Lagoon Group
• BoHo Bride Activity Book – Talking Tables
• Tree Planting Cards – Tree Wishes Festive Box – 1 Tree Cards

Garden & outdoor
• Personalised Garden Printed Hanging Slate Plaque – Personalised Memento Company
• Wonderland Games Queen of Hearts Croquet
• Squelch Wellies – Squelch Wellies
• Year in the Garden – Garden Planner – The Great British Card Co

Home accessory
• Anatomy Vegan Suede Cushions by Sophie Corrigan – Wraptious
• Handmade Flat Candles – Flaty
• Orbital Candle Holder – Aery
• Leopard Pot Hanger – Parlane International

Kitchen & dining
• Bread Warmer – Iona Buchanan
• Wooden Bladed Cheese Knife – Whispers of Wood
• W&P Porter Seal Tight Containers – Stone
• Wonki Ware – Clayspoon

The Winners and Highly Commended will be announced at a special awards ceremony on Sunday 2 February at the Inspiring Retail Stage, NEC, Spring Fair. The ceremony is free to attend and you don’t even need to be exhibiting at Spring Fair.








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