We are thrilled to announce that we have won two Gift of the Year 2021 awards!
The Gift of the Year Awards are held by The Giftware Association and celebrate the best in home and gift retailing, through their recognition of the best new products on the UK market.
We received the first award in the Commemorative, Charitable & Collectable category for our Rainbow Heroes In Aid Of Samaritans jigsaw puzzle. This 500 piece circular jigsaw puzzle celebrates the wonderful heroes who continue to help us during the COVID-19 crisis. To say thank you, we will donate £2 from every Rainbow Heroes puzzle sold to the charity, Samaritans.
The second award was for the Festive category and was received for our Christmas Around the World Advent Calendar. The calendar contains 22 puzzles that have been beautifully illustrated by talented artist Claire McElfatrick, a bottle of puzzle glue and a length of ribbon. Each puzzle portrays a Christmas tradition from around the world, such as surfing Santas on the beach in Australia, to the magical Christmas markets that are held all over Europe. Puzzlers can then use the puzzle glue and ribbon to turn the puzzles into hanging decorations to enjoy year after year.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have won not one, but two Gift of the Year awards.” says Rebecca Hersee, Marketing Executive. “Both of these products are so special to the Gibsons team. We launched Rainbow Heroes as we wanted to thank everyone who is helping in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic and raise money for a worthy cause. Our Christmas Around the World is our first ever 24 door jigsaw puzzle advent calendar, so we are so proud of its success! The last year has been unprecedented for everyone, so to be recognised during these difficult times means a lot to us.”