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About the Best of Craft Awards

The UK's longest running craft awards hosted by Crafts Beautiful and PaperCrafter magazines is back and bigger than ever, giving you the opportunity to celebrate all the inspiring people that make the world of crafts such a wonderful community in which to work and play. The Best of Craft Awards 2020 is a true celebration of all that is creative and a genuine mark of quality. Craft enthusiasts and readers of Crafts Beautiful and PaperCrafter magazines have been nominating their favourites, over the last few weeks. We’re currently totting up all your nominations and the final shortlist will be announced very soon – keep your eyes peeled! The voting stage will be opening shortly on 20th August 2020, and it’s the perfect time to recognise every shop, brand and product that has made your hobby so enjoyable by voting for them in this year's Best of Craft Awards!

How it Works

Enter your product online by the 20th May 2020 – multiple entries welcome. Submit your product into
us for shortlisting. If you are unable to do so, this will not affect your entry, providing you send us
imagery, a press release and 50 words to support your entry.

Entry costs just £100 + VAT for up to 3 products. Additional entries are £50 + VAT each.

Shortlisting – Every entry (product/service), will be processed through the
shortlist system and rated on the criteria of individual merit, value for money, quality and effectiveness,
innovation and presentation.

Judging round – The judges select a winner and two highly commended products in each category based on criteria

Winners Announced – Winners announced online 06 January 2020 and in a special awards issue of Crafts Beautiful Magazine (on sale 3rd December) and in PaperCrafter Magazine (on sale 2nd Jan 21). If you are sending a sample of your product to support your entry,
please send to, Best of Craft Awards TRADE, Attn: Jenny O'Neill, 1 Phoenix Court, Hawkins Road, Colchester, CO2 8JY

Enter your product online by the 5th July – multiple entries welcome. Submit your product into
us for shortlisting. If you are unable to do so, this will not affect your entry, providing you send us
imagery, a press release and 50 words to support your entry.

Early bird offer ends 24th May. - To receive reduced priced
entry of £75 + VAT for up to 5 products. Additional entries are £50 + VAT. (Standard price £100 + VAT)

The Entry Gallery – Every entered product is displayed on the new Entry
Gallery which will include imagery and 75 words about the product. The gallery
goes live on this craftawards.com on the 15th of August 2019.

Shortlisting – Every entry (product/service), will be processed through the shortlist
system and rated on the criteria of individual merit, value for money, quality and
effectiveness, innovation and presentation.

Judging round – The judges select a winner and two highly commended products in
each category based on criteria

Winners Announced – Winners announced online on 6th January 2020. plus appear in a
ten-page special awards issue of Crafts Beautiful (on sale 6th Feb) and PaperCrafter (on sale 13th Feb).
If you are sending a sample of your product to support your entry, please send to, Best of Craft Awards
TRADE, Attn: Sarah Crosland, 1 Phoenix Court, Hawkins Road, Colchester, CO2 8JY