Review: “Cycling the Cities” by Adam Turman, PuzzleTwist – 9.75/10

PuzzleTwist Puzzles Today’s post is a mix of puzzle review and brand review. PuzzleTwist is a US brand. Though their website doesn’t give an exact location, I’d guess in the Midwest since many of their puzzles cover the Minneapolis/St. Paul’s region. I’ve never done a PuzzleTwist puzzle before, and I was intrigued by the “puzzle plus” concept. All of the puzzles in the brand have some sort of twist on the box image. It might be that items are added orRead more

Top Ten: Mother’s Day 2017

This weekend’s post features some great puzzles to give as a gift, or treat yourself with, this Mother’s Day. From puzzles featuring moms, to subjects most mothers would enjoy, to lovely spring-themed puzzles, this list has a little something for everyone. 11. “Touch”, Pierre/Anatolian (1500 pieces) This is a lovely contemporary fine art image with muted colors–looks challenging!  (Click on the images below to see the puzzle on Puzzle Warehouse.) 10. “Good Housekeeping Collection”, New York Puzzle Company (1000 pieces) This collageRead more

New Puzzles: May 2017

I hope everyone has had a nice start to their spring. It’s gorgeous here in Pennsylvania with cooler temps and lots of green! I enjoy puzzling by an cracked open window in the evenings to get that fresh breeze. Let’s take a look at what’s hit the market since my last new puzzle roundup in March…. For your Edification – A Tip on Saving Shipping Costs: I used to never order a single puzzle because the shipping cost for just one canRead more

Brand Overview & Sale: PIATNIK

Hello and happy (almost) May! I have been offline for a few weeks at a family wedding in California. Ramping back up this week with coverage of the Austrian brand Piatnik along with a killer sale. This week at Puzzle Warehouse, all Piatnik puzzles at 30% off!  I’ll be covering my favorites in this post. Click here to see the sale at Puzzle Warehouse. See all our previous Piatnik posts and puzzle reviews here. PIATNIK HISTORY Piatnik was founded in 1824 in Vienna,Read more

Review: “Ladies Garden Club” by Susan Brabeau, Sunsout – 8.75/10

Publisher: Sunsout (US), published date 2017 Title:  “Ladies Garden Club” by Susan Brabeau, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 16″ x 34″ (panorama) OUR RATING: 8.75/10 Box Quality:  (8/10) The Sunsout boxes are very large and square in shape. They’re oversized compared to most boxes on the market. This takes up more shelf space but also provides a nice big image when you use the box lid for reference. The name of the puzzle, and artist’s name is prominent on the front. I really like how the artist isRead more

Publisher Overview & SALE: Cobble Hill

This week at Puzzle Warehouse, we’ve having a great sale — buy 2 Cobble Hill puzzles and you get 1 free! To celebrate the sale, and point out some great puzzles you won’t want to miss, this week’s post is an updated overview of the Cobble Hill line. Click here to see the sale at Puzzle Warehouse. See all our Cobble Hill posts and puzzle reviews here. COBBLE HILL HISTORY Cobble Hill was founded in 2005 with the goal of “bringing quality puzzlesRead more

Review: “Flower’s Life” by Marino Degano, Heye – 9.5/10

Publisher: Heye (Germany), published 2017  Title:  “Flower’s Life” by Marino Degano, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 27.6″ x  19.7″ OUR RATING: 9.5/10 NEW HEYES: To see all the new 2017 Heye puzzles currently in stock at Puzzle Warehouse, click below. View all current Heye puzzles in stock at Puzzle Warehouse “Flower’s Life” by Marion Degano REVIEW Box Quality:  (10/10) This cartoon puzzle comes in Heye’s signature triangular box. See the front above. The two sides of the front show the central area of the puzzle, the puzzle name,Read more

Review: “Life is an Open Book: Paris” by Aimee Stewart, Buffalo Games – 9.5/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US), published 2017 Size: 1000 pieces  Title:  “Life is an Open Book: Paris” by Aimee Stewart  Finished size: 26.75″ x 19.75″ OUR RATING: 9.5/10 Box Quality:  (9/10) The Buffalo Games boxes are very sturdy and have nice packaging design. The box is small at 8″ x 8″, but it comes with a poster inside so you don’t need to depend on the image on the box lid. The front, which you can see above, has the “Aimee Stewart Collection” logo, and the Buffalo GamesRead more

New Puzzles: March 2017

It’s almost spring. We set our clocks forward today so it’s a good day for looking ahead and doing some planning. What puzzles are on your “to be assembled” pile?  Let’s take a look at what’s new on the market and might be worth adding to it. For your Edification – A Tip on Saving Shipping Costs: I used to never order a single puzzle because the shipping cost for just one can be nearly as much as the puzzle itself! YetRead more

Review: “Melodrama in the Mist” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games – 9.25/10

Publisher: Buffalo Games (US), published 2016 Title:  “Melodrama in the Mist” by Charles Wysocki, Buffalo Games, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 26.75″ x 19.75″ OUR RATING: 9.25/10 Box Quality:  (9/10) The Buffalo Games boxes are very sturdy and have nice packaging design. The box is small at 8″ x 8″, but it comes with a poster inside so you don’t need to depend on the image on the box lid. The front, which you can see above, has the Charles Wysocki logo, and the Buffalo Games logo.Read more

Review: “Rocket Launch” by Uli Oesterle, Heye – 9.25/10

Publisher: Heye (Germany), published 2017  Title:  “Rocket Launch” by Uli Oesterle, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 27.6″ x  19.7″ OUR RATING: 9.25/10 NEW HEYES: I’ve finally had a chance to review one of the new Heye puzzles for 2017. Exciting! To see all the new Heye puzzles currently in stock at Puzzle Warehouse, click below. View all current Heye puzzles in stock at Puzzle Warehouse “Rocket Launch” by Uli Oesterle REVIEW Box Quality:  (10/10) This cartoon puzzle comes in Heye’s signature triangular box. See the frontRead more

Review: Annual Family Reunion by Sheila Lee, Sunsout – 8.75/10

Publisher: Sunsout (US), published date 2017 Title:  “Annual Family Reunion” by Sheila Lee, 1000 pieces  Finished size: 20″ x 27″ OUR RATING: 8.75/10 Box Quality:  (8/10) The Sunsout boxes are very large and square in shape. They’re oversized compared to most boxes on the market. This takes up more shelf space but also provides a nice big image when you use the box lid for reference. The name of the puzzle, and artist’s name (Sheila Lee), is prominent on the front. I really like how the artist isRead more