A CUMBRIAN firm has been shortlisted twice in a national award.

Wax Lyrical has seen two products make it to the shortlist of The Gift of the Year awards in the Home Fragrance category.

The Gift of the Year awards aims to recognise the best new products, talent and inspiration in the industry.

The 'Dictionary' range of candles is one of the two shortlisted, boasting candles decorated with sweet and funny phrases with a matching definition to go with it.

The candles available are Day Dreamer, Party Animal, Good Egg, Yummy Mummy, Super Star, Hot Stuff and Super Dad.

Yvonne Ellen ceramic candles and diffusers are also up for the award. The unique designs have been inspired by vintage hat boxes and playful watercolour animals.

The winners of The Gifts of the Year 2021 awards will be announced on February 8.