The Henires Awards - The Categories and Sponsors

The Finalists for The Henries 2017 are as follows:

Most Promising Young Designer Or Artist

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Cute Range

Finalists 2017

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.
Stripey Dogs from Stripey Cats

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Best Spring Seasons Range

Finalists 2017

All My Love Valentine’s from Stop The Clock Design
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

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Best Contemporary Trend Range

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Humorous Range

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Art Range

Finalists 2017

Inspired By CR Mackintosh from Forever Cards
Jungle Tumble from Louise Mulgrew Designs
Landmarks from I Drew This
Lino Print from UK Greetings
Toby Sketchbook by Stephen Hanson from GBCC
Stick And Stitch from Catherine Kleeli Cards

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Best Handmade or Hand-finished Range

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Traditional Words or Sentiments Range

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Contemporary Words or Sentiments Range

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Male Range

Finalists 2017

Bold As Brass from Abacus Cards
Country Gent from Toasted Crumpet Designs
Geronimo from The Art File
Just Josh from CardMix
Mad Dots – Black Tie from Hearts Designs
Mr Sunshine from Ivory Mint

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Best Children's Range

Finalists 2017

Animal Magic from Janie Wilson
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

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Best Wholesale Range

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Occasions or Relations Range

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Christmas Box or Pack

Finalists 2017

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

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Best Christmas Counter Cards Range

Finalists 2017

Christmas Edged In Gold from Five Dollar Shake
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

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Best Photographic Range

Finalists 2017

1,000 Words from U Studio
B&W Photo from The Proper Mail Company
Exposure Colour from Icon
Javier Peréz from ArtPress
Loose Leashes from Woodmansterne
Water’s Edge from Wildcards

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Honorary Achievement Award

Finalists 2017

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Best Licensed Card Range

Finalists 2017

Beatrix Potter from Hype Associates
Disney from The Hallmark Studios
Happy Jackson from Pigment
Ladybird Books for Grown-ups from Danilo
Quentin Blake from Woodmansterne
Royal Horticultural Society Collection from UK Greetings

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Best Giftwrappings Collection

Finalists 2017

Deco Range from 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
Stephanie Dyment from Glick

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The Henry Cole Classic Award

Finalists 2017

Découpage from Noel Tatt
Harold’s Planet from Clare Maddicott Publications
Marzipan from Paper Rose
Pizazz from Nigel Quiney Publications
Wrinklies from Paperlink

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Best Service To The Independent Retailer

Finalists 2017

Abacus Cards
Cherry Orchard Publishing
Jonny Javelin
Ling Design
Nigel Quiney Publications
Noel Tatt
Pigment Productions
UK Greetings
Woodmansterne Publications
Words ‘n’ Wishes

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