The Winners 2017

The Lynn Tait Most Promising Young Designer or Artist Award
Winner 2017
Louise Tiler

Finalists
Elliott Bennett, designer and owner of Heart's Designs 
Laura Clamp, founder and designer of Flying Teaspoons 
Catherine Faulkner, founder and designer of Jelly Armchair 
Sarah Jackson, founder and designer of Stormy Knight 
Louise Mulgrew, founder and designer of Louise Mulgrew Designs 
Emma Pearce, senior designer for Hotchpotch 


Best Children's Range
Winner 2017
Animal Magic from Janie Wilson 

Finalists
Ingela Mini Cards from Lagom 
Just A Number from Just A Little Note 
Lollipop from Second Nature 
Quicksilver from Wendy Jones-Blackett 
Stormy Kids from Stormy Knight

Best Christmas Counter Range 
Winner 2017
Christmas Edged In Gold from Five Dollar Shake 

Finalists
Christmas Gin & Frolics from Rosie Made A Thing 
Flair from Hotchpotch 
Forget Me Not from Janie Wilson 
Velvet Wishes from Jonny Javelin 
Winter Park Life from Rocket68

Best Christmas Box or Pack 
Winner 2017
Paloma Christmas Box from Belly Button Designs 

Finalists
Cats In Christmas Hats from Jo Clark Design 
Christmas Box For Oxfam from Special Editions (UKG) 
Poppy Reay Christmas Box from U Studio 
Premium Box Christmas from Noel Tatt 
Sara Miller London Christmas from The Art File 


Best Traditional Words & Sentiments Range 
Winner 2017
Heart Story from Hallmark 

Finalists
Everlasting from The Handcrafted Card Company 
Keepsakes from Grass Roots International 
Letterpress from Words 'n' Wishes 
Made With Love for Tesco from Hallmark 
Perfectly Said from UK Greetings 


Best Contemporary Words & Sentiments Range 
Winner 2017
Every Picture from Icon

Finalists
Botanical from Stop The Clock Design 
Cloud Nine from Redback Cards 
The Happy News from Pigment 
Mimosa from Paperlink 
Words Of Wisdom from Dandelion Stationery

Best Contemporary Trend Range 
Winner 2017
Flair from Hotchpotch

Finalists
Alice Scott from Pigment 
Charmed from YTR Design 
Cherished Mini Cards from Lagom 
Fancy Pants from Hammond Gower 
Gold Dust from Paper Salad 


Best Handmade or Hand-Finished Range
Winner 2017
Magic Box from Forever Cards 

Finalists
Embroider Doodles from Stop The Clock Design 
Fabric Envelopes from Pearl & Black 
Gold Leaf from Janie Wilson 
Scrabbley Neons from Bexy Boo 
Woodland Farm from English Graphics

Best Photographic Range 
Winner 2017
B&W Photo from The Proper Mail Company 

Finalists
1,000 Words from U Studio 
Exposure Colour from Icon 
Javier Peréz from ArtPress 
Loose Leashes from Woodmansterne 
Water's Edge from Wildcards

Best Humorous Range
Winner 2017
Cloud Nine from Redback Cards 

Finalists
Blunt As A Spoon from Pack a Punch Designs 
Favourites from Objectables
Gin & Frolics from Rosie Made A Thing 
Hysterical Heritage from Woodmansterne 
Launch Range from Bettie Confetti 


Best Art Range 
Winner 2017
Jungle Tumble from Louise Mulgrew Designs 

Finalists
Inspired By CR Mackintosh from Forever Cards 
Landmarks from I Drew This 
Lino Print from UK Greetings 
Toby Sketchbook by Stephen Hanson from  
Stick And Stitch from Catherine Kleeli Cards

Best Licensed Range 
Winner 2017
Ladybird Books for Grown-ups from Danilo 

Finalists
Beatrix Potter from Hype Associates 
Disney from The Hallmark Studios 
Happy Jackson from Pigment 
Quentin Blake from Woodmansterne 
Royal Horticultural Society Collection from UK Greetings

Best Giftwrappings Range 
Winner 2017
Stephanie Dyment from Glick

Finalists
Deco Range from The Unique Paper Company 
Designers Guild Chinoiserie Flowers And Plum Blossom from Deva Designs 
Jaz & Baz from Portfolio 
Pink Champagne Dots from Belly Button Bubble 
Sara Miller London from Penny Kennedy

Best Male Range 
Winner 2017
Geronimo from The Art File 

Finalists
Bold As Brass from Abacus Cards 
Country Gent from Toasted Crumpet Designs 
Just Josh from CardMix 
Mad Dots - Black Tie from Hearts Designs 
Mr Sunshine from Ivory Mint

Best Wholesale Range 
Winner 2017
Ritzy from Simon Elvin

Finalists
Everyday Male from Simon Elvin
Keepsake Treasures Sympathy from Xpress Yourself
Opacity from Xpress Yourself
Special Thoughts from Regal Publishing
Stitched With Love from Simon Elvin

Best Relations or Occasions Range 
Winner 2017
Postco from Lagom 

Finalists
Boulevard from Think Of Me 
Favourites from Objectables 
Indigo Blue from Stephanie Dyment 
Life and Soul Occasions from Abacus Cards 
Vintage Love from Tracey Russell

Best Spring Seasons Range 
Winner 2017
All My Love Valentine's from Stop The Clock Design 

Finalists
Breton Collection Easter from Laura Darrington Designs 
Father's Day from Bettie Confetti 
Grin & Tonic Father's Day from Brainbox Candy 
Mother's Day from Roger la Borde 
Paloma Mother's Day from Belly Button Designs

Best Cute Range 
Winner 2017
Stripey Dogs from Stripey Cats 

Finalists
Crumb from Paper Bird Publishing 
Jungle Tumble from Louise Mulgrew Designs 
Little Creatures from Pippi & Me
Little Monsters from Paper Sole 
Lottie & Bear from The Grumble & Co. 


The Henry Cole Classic Award 
Winner 2017
Pizazz from Nigel Quiney Publications

Finalists
Découpage from Noel Tatt 
Harold's Planet from Clare Maddicott Publications
Marzipan from Paper Rose 
Wrinklies from Paperlink

Best Service To The Independent Retailer 
Winners 2017
International Cards and Gifts (IC&G) - Gold Award
Noel Tatt - Silver Award
UK Greetings - Bronze Award

Finalists (in alphabetical order)
Abacus Cards
Cherry Orchard
Jonny Javelin
Ling Design
Nigel Quiney
Paperlink
Pigment
Woodmansterne
Words n Wishes

Honorary Achievement Award
Winners 2017
Rod Schragger and Trevor Schragger