gift of the year 2015

This Year’s Highly Commended Picks at Gift of the Year 2015.

Following on from Tuesday’s round-up of the Gift of the Year Awards winners, today I want to share the pick of highly commended products. There’s a lot of great gifts to see across the 20 award categories so I will keep the waffling to a minimum and stick to some lovely images. Let’s get started …


Under £10 Category

Essential Tools by Burgon & Ball.

gift of the year 2015 - Essential Tools Burgon and Ball

Line Markers by Thinking Gifts.

Linemarkers Thinking Gifts


Occasions Category

Blossom & Brogues Collection by Talking Tables.

Blossom and Brogues Talking Tables

Christmas Origami by Lagoon Group.

Christmas Origami Lagoon Group


Home Accessories Category

Goat Flower Vase by Quail Designs.

Goat Flower Vase Quail

Woodland Trophy Hooks by Transomnia.

felt animal head decorations


Kids Category

Takes and Adders by House of Marbles.

gift of the year 2015 - Takes and Adders House of Marbles

RSPB Small Singing Bird Toy by Ravensden.

RSPB Singing Birds Ravensden


Eco-Friendly Category

Building Blocks by Lanka Kade.

Building Blocks Lanka Kade

WeWood Kappa Chocolate by WeWood UK.

we wood watch


Fashion Accessories Category

Compact Lenses by IF (that company called).

Compact lenses IF that company called

Collier Campbell Shoulder Bag by Quintessential.

gift of the year 2015 - Collier Campbell Shoulder Bag Quintessential


Kitchen and Dining Category

HOST Chill Cooling Pour Spout by Brightcore.

HOST Chill Cooling Pour Spout brightcore

Drinks Cooler Range by Parlane International.



Stationery Category

Meal Planner by Busy B.

Meal Planner Busy B

Mr Badger Pencils (set of 36) by Rex International.

gift of the year 2015 - Set of 36 pencils Mr Badger Rex International


Home Fragrance Category

Lime & Mandarin Art Collection by Stoneglow Candles.

Art Collection Lime & Mandarin Stone Glow Candles

Fired Earth Earl Grey and Vetivert Large Twin Wick Candle by Wax Lyrical.

fired earth candle


Garden and Outdoor Living Category

Raspberry Collection by Burgon & Ball.

Raspberry Collection burgon and ball

Milk Bottle with Straw by Parlane International.

gift of the year 2015 - MILK BOTTLE WITH STRAW parlane


Body, Bath and Spa Category

Modern Apothecary Collection by Stone Glow Candles.

Modern Apothecary Stone Glow Candles


& Compact Lenses (shown earlier) by IF (that company called).


Branded / Character Category

Rubiks Cube Light by Paladone.

Rubiks Cube Light Paladone


& RSPB Small Singing Bird Toy (shown earlier) by Ravensden.


Hot Novelty Category

Comedy Bandana by Bluesky Designs.

Comedy Bandana bluesky designs

King for the Day by NPW.

King For The Day NPW


Commemorative and Collectable Gifts Category

National Geographic Picture Playing Cards by IF (that company called).

National Geographic Picture Playing Cards IF that company called

Iconic Bookchairs by Thinking Gifts.

Iconic Bookchairs Thinking Gifts


Made in the UK Category

Spode Delamere Rural by Portmeirion Group.

Spode Delamere Rural Portmeirion Group

Victor’s Drinks – Cider & Ale by Victor’s Drinks.

cider gift kits


Premium / Luxury Category

BassBuds 24 Carat Gold Collection by Electro Box.

BassBuds 24 Carat Gold Collection Electro Box

Supersize Aztec Gem Terrarium by Urban Botanist.

Supersize Aztec Gem Terrarium Urban Botanist


Gifts for Men Category.

Ridleys Games Room by Wild and Wolf.

Ridleys Games Room Wild and Wolf

Gentlemen’s Hardware by Wild and Wolf.

Gentlemens Hardware Wild and Wolf


Card and Wrap Category

Speedy Gift Wrap by Lux-Wrap.

Speedy Gift Wrap Lux-Wrap

Coaster Cards by The London Studio.

Coaster Cards The London Studio


Fashion Jewellery Category

Keep Me Jewellery by Keep Me Jewellery.

keep me jewellery


& WeWood Kappa Chocolate (shown earlier) by WeWood UK.


Festive and Seasonal Category

Re-usable Gift Box Crackers (Hellebore Design) by Keep This Design.

keep this cracker Hellebore



The Great Egg Hunt Range by Talking Tables.

The Great Egg Hunt Talking Tables


If you missed the our showcase of the winners from Gift of the Year 2015 take a look now.  You can also find more information about the Gift of the Year Awards at their website.