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We were overwhelmed by the standard of entries submitted for the first ever Make Awards, designed to celebrate the creativity and passion of our sellers and their fabulous products.

From Creative Business of the Year to the seller most deserving of the Ethical Business Award, we’re pleased to announce the winners who showcase the very best from within our small business community.

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Bombus

Winner of customer vote

 

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Twisted Twee

Winner of customer vote

 

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Betsy Benn

Winner of customer vote

 

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Letterfest

“This commercially focused but highly creative company has managed to diversify its range of products while always retaining the company’s core ethos.”

Suzanne Imre, Editor, LivingEtc

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The Oak and Rope Company

“This business represents great classic craftsmanship with a distinctly British quirk of humour. The high quality finish of the products and unique and personal nature of them mean they will become much loved family heirlooms.”

Suzanne Imre, Editor, LivingEtc

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Rosiebull Designs

“This business has risen to the challenge after overwhelming response to her collection and she continues to delight customers with bright designs and well made items.”

Holly Tucker, Co-Founder, notonthehighstreet.com

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The Letteroom

“Their entry showed a real enthusiasm, focus and determination to cover all bases to ensure the success of the business”.

Rachel Bridge, Enterprise Editor, The Sunday Times

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Delightful Living

“This company’s products have proved hugely successful which, coupled with their clever product development and forward planning, make this business a worthy winner.”

Rachel Bridge, Enterprise Editor, The Sunday Times

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Personalised ‘…Likes’ Poster Print

“What better way to show someone just how well you know and love them than by giving one of Rosie’s eye-catching prints. You don’t get more personal than that.”

Sophie Cornish, Co-Founder, notonthehighstreet.com

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Eco Cardboard Rocking Horse

“This reworking of a traditional toy will be enjoyed by children and appreciated by adults for its unique design and clever use of materials.”

Carla Bevan, Editor, AOL online

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Personalised Fingerprint Cufflinks

“Even the toughest of men can’t fail to be moved by these beautiful cufflinks. They capture a fleeting moment in time and are a wonderful gift.”

Carla Bevan, Editor, AOL online

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Personalised Word Bangle

“This bangle successfully combines classic elegance with a fresh and personal feel and is the ideal gift.”

Suzanne Imre, Editor, LivingEtc

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Personalised Dinosaur T Shirt

“I have lost count of how many of these I have bought for my son and loved ones over the years! It never fails to delight both children and parents!”

Holly Tucker, Co-Founder, notonthehighstreet.com

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Nkuku

“Nkuku showcase perfectly how to combine commercial success with ethical business practice.”

Tim Smit, Founder, Eden Project

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Pogofandango

“Mother and daughter, friends dropping in for a chat whilst they work and a son-in-law that fixes the website and brings them cake… What more could you want for?”

Tim Smit, Founder, Eden Project

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NV London Calcutta

“This business demonstrated a genuine passion and determination to support their community in India and makes a real and positive difference.”

Keith Abel, Founder, Abel & Cole