Max Publishing in partnership with the Giftware Association

The finalists of both
the Gift of the Year 2024 and The Greats 2024
award categories have been announced.

Gift Of The Year Awards

Best Beauty, Bath & Spa Product or Range

Botanical Bath Teas from Fruu

Herb Dublin Seaweed Hamper from Enesco

The Ink Balm Range from The Ink Balm

Luxury Hand and Body Soaps from Oir Soap

Mind Body Soul Twenty Minute Candles Range from Cotton & Grey

Natural Shower Steamers from Bramblewood Soap Co


Best Branded Gift Product or Range

Bagpuss Cat from Warmies

Shaun the Sheep Baa-guerita Pizza Plantable Children’s Book from Willsow

Shaun the Sheep Collection from Little Beau Sheep

Taskmaster Christmas Crackers from Puzzle Post

The Traitors Special Edition Card Game from Ginger Fox Games

WWF Save the Bees Range from Beevive


Best Cards, Wrap & Stationery Product or Range

Braille Christmas Cards from Dotty About Braille

Choccy Cards from Rosie Made A Thing

Cold-foiled Notebooks from Wendy Jones-Blackett

Fuzzy Feelings Handmade Wool Felt Animals In A Matchbox from Marvling Bros

Paper Theatre Pop Up Card Collection from Alljoy Design

Pigeon Range from Pigeon Loft


Best Children’s Educational &/or Preschool Product or Range

The Adventures of Paddington Tea Set and Soft Toy from Rainbow Designs

Create An Amazing Animal Kingdom Giant Map from Clockwork Soldier

Get Growing! Autumn Collection from Gardening for Kids

The Incredible Spaceman & UFO Book Lights from If

RHS Growing Gardeners Family Gardening Range from Burgon & Ball

Sunshine Print-Paper from House of Marbles


Best Contemporary Gift Product or Range

Alice Mushroom Lamp from Gingko Design

Artful: Art School in a Box Printmaking Edition from Ohh Deer

Borosilicate Glass Mugs from Belly Button Designs

La Cafetière from Lifetime Brands Europe

Connections and Sea, City & Land Spirits Range from Modern Art Distillery

The Secret Spectacle Society from If


Best Design & Craft Product or Range

Ambit Rainbow Tableware from Sue Ure Maison

DIY Bee Hotel Kit from Beevive

Peaceful Pond Needle Felting Kit from The Crafty Kit Company

The Personal Touch Jewellery Crafting Kit from Becca Macdonald Studio

Tiny Ceramic Houses from Leamne Art and Crafts

Worrywarts from Cured


Best Ethical & Sustainable Gift Product or Range

DIY Bee Hotel Kit from Beevive

Fair Trade Artisan Bird Nesters from Wildlife World

The Grubby Gift Box from Purple Pilchard

Ocean Collection from VENT for Change

Our Fragrant World from Best Kept Secrets

Solid Shower Bars from Fruu


Best Fashion Accessories &/or Jewellery Product or Range

Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelets from Kodes

I Like Birds Glasses Cases & Premium Glasses Cloths from Opticaid UK

The Personal Touch Jewellery Crafting Kit from Becca Macdonald Studio

Silver Plated Engraved Bangles from Belly Button Designs

Silver Ring Kit from The Workbench London

Sterling Silver Earrings Collection from Hollie Tree Silver and Scents


Best Festive &/or Occasions Product or Range

Escape Advent Calendars from Insync Games

Gingerbread House Incense Cone Burner from Something Different Wholesale

Grow Your Own Christmas Tree from Gardening for Kids

Personalised Jam Biscuits from The Biskery

Sara Miller Easter Gifting Collection from Elite

Twenty Minute Advent Candles from Cotton & Grey


Best Food &/or Drink Gift Product or Range

Date Night Hampers from Tyga Foods Company

Make Your Own Rolled Ice Cream Kit from Kimm & Miller

Mint Tins from Rosie Made A Thing

Personalised Wooden Chopping Board from Dinky Artist

Pop at Home Range from Popcorn Kitchen

Salami Christmas Cracker Gift Set from The Greek Farmer


Best Games or Puzzles Product or Range

The Art File Jigsaw Collection from Gibsons

Fast Track TfL Card Game from Gibsons

That Sound Game from That Sound Game

The Night Hunter Game from University Games & The Lagoon Group

Under The Radar: Dinner Party from Puzzle Post

You Can’t Say Umm from Big Potato Games


Health & Wellbeing and Accessible Gifts

Eau Lovely The 7 Chakras Box of Positivity Candles from Enesco

Bath Brews Gift Set from Clarity Blend

Braille Christmas Cards from Dotty About Braille

Relaxation Eye Pillows from Clarity Blend

‘Thought for the Day’ Uplifting Desktop Quotes Book from Fox Under The Moon

‘Watching from The Stars’ – A Little Book For Grief from Fox Under The Moon


Best Heritage Gift Product or Range

‘A Dog’s Life’ Gift Book in partnership with Dogs Trust from The Little Dog Laughed

Kings & Queens Tote Bag from Mclaggan + Co

Marie Curie Felt Daffodil Brooch Kit from The Crafty Kit Company

National Gallery Reed Diffuser Masterpiece Scents Collection from Marmalade Of London

RNLI Boat House Playset from Playpress Toys

Royal Albert Hall Bees Collection from Victoria Eggs


Best Home Fragrance Gift Product or Range

Artisan Wax Melt Bar Collection from Henry & Co

Botanical Cast Car Freshener from The Foxglove Tree

Home Fragrance Collection from Olor

Just Because Three Lite Boxes from Best Kept Secrets

Melting Pots Mini Wax Melts from Hollie Tree Silver and Scents

Orange Giraffe Colour Changing Candle from Candlemeleon


Best Home, Kitchen & Garden Gift Product or Range 

DIY Bee Hotel Kit from Beevive

Hanging Bird Feeder from Wrendale Designs

Plant Animals Pollinator Range from Another Studio

Plant Pot Egg Cup Set with Shovel Spoons from Something Different Wholesale

Self Care Planter from Pikki designed by WITH Creative

Simon King Medusa Bird Feeder Defender from Wildlife World


Best International Product or Range

64 Piece Pastel Starter Pack from Connetix Tiles

102 Piece Rainbow Creative Pack from Connetix Tiles

BosilunLife Elemental Harmony Mini Desktop Pot from AllGoodThings

Fun Animal Friends Backpacks from Trixie

Fun Animal Friends Drinking Bottles from Trixie

Switzerland Range from Sock Academy


My Gift Of All Time

Amber Crystal Light from Gingko Design

Create Your Own Solar System from Clockwork Soldier

The Gift Of Time Twenty Minute Candle Set from Cotton & Grey

Hedgehog In A Hoop Needle Felting Kit from The Crafty Kit Company

Just Because Three Lite Boxes from Best Kept Secrets

Marshmallow Sloth from Warmies


Best Novelty, Tech &/or Gadgets Products or Range

Box Of Sticky Poo from Rex London

Cards Vs Gravity from Big Potato Games

Escape Advent Calendars from Insync Games

Sofa Mouse Pad from Kikkerland designed by WITH Creative

Spaceman & UFO Book Lights from If

V-Hush Pro Soothing Sleep Trainer from VTech


Best Pet Gift Product or Range

Grinch Pet Toys from Fizz Creations

Party Tricks for Dogs from Pikki designed by WITH Creative

Scion Living Pet Bed by Enesco

Scratch Book My Dog Journal, My Cat Journal from Gift Republic

Ten Bone Bowling from Big Potato Games

The Wrendale Pet Collection from Wrendale Designs


Best Gift Under £15

Bags of Fun from Rosie Made A Thing

Easy Eats Air Fryer Recipe Cards from Boxer Gifts

Just Because Three Lite Boxes from Best Kept Secrets

Little Box Of Twenty Minute Candles Range from Cotton & Grey

‘One Step At A Time’ Paperback Book from Fox Under The Moon

Paper Plants Craft Kit from Pikki designed by WITH Creative

The Greats Gift Retailer Awards

Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – London, South, South East & East Anglia

Bill & Berts, Colchester

Bringing The Outside In, and Nomad & The Bowerbird, Wells-next-the-Sea

Bumbles, Ashtead

Little Boat Gifts, Brightlingsea

MiMi, Hartley Wintney and Wokingham

Objectables, Folkestone


Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – Midlands & Wales

The Celtic Company, Welshpool

Copper Fox, Ironbridge

Country Clutter, Chepstow

Hugs & Kisses, Tettenhall

In Heaven At Home, Market Harborough

Nest, Stoughton Grange, Stoneygate, Thurlaston Garden Centre


Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – North & Northern Ireland

Acanthus, Corbridge

Artichoke, Tynemouth

Doodle & Boom, Bangor

Niche, Barnard Castle

Plush Home & Giftware, Cleveleys

Presentation, Barrowford


Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – West & South West

Attico, Westborne

Cilla & Camilla, Beaminster and Bridport

Daisy Park, South Molton

Figgins, Frome

Highworth Emporium, Highworth

Prior, Bristol


Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – Scotland

Ewe & Me and Ewe Too, Grantown on Spey

Maia Gifts, Glasgow

Old School Beauly, Beauly

Paper Tiger, Edinburgh

Wild Grace, Uddingston


Best Newcomer Gift Retailer

Blossom Barn, Shrivenham

The Cotswold Snug, Moreton in the Marsh

Hummingbird Gifts & Homewares, Sidmouth

Just Lily, Cornwall

Orange Blossom Home & Gift, Pollokshields

Rock Paper Scissors, Canterbury

Seasgair, Elgin


Best Specialist Multiple Retailer Of Gifts

Between The Lines, Essex, Surrey, Sussex (18 stores)

Henry & Co, Midlands and the North (9 stores)

Lark London, S and W London, Surrey (19 stores)

Mooch London (4 stores in South West and West London)

Oliver Bonas (80 + stores nationwide)

Utility, Liverpool and Manchester (4 stores)


Best Department Store Retailer Of Gifts

Elphicks in Farnham

Fenwick, Newcastle

Jarrolds, Norwich

John Lewis & Partners

Liberty, London

Morleys Group


Best Non-Specialist Retailer Of Gifts

Cherry Soda, Ayr

Doddington At Home, Doddington Hall

The Hollies Farm Shop/The Barn, Little Budworth

Mursley Farm Shop, Mursley

National Gallery Gift Shops, London

The Voewood, Blackheath Standard, S London


Best Garden Centre Retailer Of Gifts

Bernaville Nurseries, Cowley

Blue Diamond Group

Burford Garden Centre, Burford

Garsons, Esher and Titchfield

Haskins, South of England



Best In Store/Window Display

Cornucopia, Worcester

Etcetera, Hitchin

Nomad & The Bowerbird, Wells-next-the-Sea

House of Cards (7 shops in the Home Counties)

Lovely Libby’s, Rayleigh

Mooch, Bewdley and Stourport on Severn


Best Retailer Initiative

Brocante (7 stores in Devon and Cornwall) – for its Christmas choir initiative, Charleston store

House of Cards (7 stores in the Home Counties) – for its painting by numbers staff initiative

Maybugs, Bexhill-on-Sea, Eastbourne, Hailsham – for its artisan market initiative

Joco, Nuneaton – for its VIP Members Group initiative

The Voewood, Blackheath Standard, S London – for its local magazine

Serendipity House, Kirkham  – for Its ‘H & Em’ live events


Outstanding Achievement Award 2024

No finalists are revealed for this special award.