Christmas Puzzles Roundup 2018

Tis the season for a roundup of the best Christmas puzzles this year. This list includes US puzzles, UK, and European puzzles. These are my top picks, but your mileage may vary.

And now… presented in alphabetical order… the best of Christmas 2018!

BUFFALO GAMES

“Governor’s Party” by Chuck Pinson, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“Christmas Toyshop”  – 2000 pieces (Coming soon to Puzzle Warehouse)

A similar image has been around before, but not at the 2000 piece size. I love it! Definitely on my Christmas list.

“Twas the Twilight Before Christmas” by Charles Wysocki (1000 pieces)  (Coming soon to Puzzle Warehouse)

A wonderful new Wysocki Christmas puzzle.

Cocoa Break at the Copperfields” by Charles Wysocki (500 pieces)  (Coming soon to Puzzle Warehouse)

COBBLE HILL

“Christmas Ornaments”, 1000 pieces- Available at Puzzle Warehouse

I love the unusual colors in this one.

“Doodletown: Elves At Work” – Available at Puzzle Warehouse

EUROGRAPHICS


“Getting Ready for Christmas” by Steve Crisp, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“To Grandma’s House We Go” by Nicky Boehme, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

Love the panoramic shape on this one.

“Vintage Christmas Cards”, 1000 piece (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“Festive Labs”, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“Christmas Ornaments”, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

This puzzle has been out a few years but is still a great one.

GIBSONS (UK)

 

“Driving Home for Christmas” by Marcello Corti – Limited Edition puzzle 2018 – Available in the UK/Europe

“Christmas Treats” by Steve Crisp – 1000 or 500XL pieces – Available in the UK/Europe

“Christmas Festive Fun” by Robert Opie – 1000 – Available in the UK/Europe

JUMBO

“Santa’s Little Helpers!” – Wasgij Christmas Puzzle for 2018  – Coming to Puzzle Warehouse soon

The annual Christmas Wasgij is always a treat.

“Christmas Shopping” by Daniela Pirola, 1000 pieces (comes with an extra 1000 piece puzzle) – Limited Edition puzzle for 2018 – Available in UK/Europe.

This year’s Jumbo limited edition is one of the best in this in so far. Lots of detail and I liked all the characters.

“Christmas Pantomime” by Jim Mitchell, 1000 pieces – Available at Puzzle Warehouse 

 

PIATNIK

“Happy Santa” by Francois Ruyer, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

There’s a new Ruyer Christmas puzzle this year!

RAVENSBURGER


“Let’s Visit Santa”, 1000 pieces – Limited Edition Christmas Puzzle 2018 – Available in UK/Europe

“What If? #20: Christmas Lights,” 1000 – Available in the UK/Europe

 

SPRINGBOK

“Joy Around The World,” 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“Gifts From Santa” (500 pieces) – Available at Puzzle Warehouse

Very sweet puzzle from Springbok.

“Christmas Tree Farm”, 500 pieces – Coming soon to Puzzle Warehouse

“Angel And Dove”, 1000 pieces – Coming soon to Puzzle Warehouse

 

SUNSOUT

“Christmas Thieves” by Susan Brabeau 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

This image has been out of print for a while so it’s nice to see Sunsout bring it back.

“Over the Covered  Bridge” by Nicky Boehme 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

Love the unusual colors and snowy scene in this one.

“Sledding to Town” by Chuck Pinson, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“Panoramic Christmas”, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“Sanctuary Season” by David Rottinghaus, 1000 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“Tinsel Town”, 300 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

“The Stillness of Christmas” by Nicky Boehme, 500 pieces (Available at Puzzle Warehouse)

Another nice panoramatic Nicky Boehme.

“Christmas Snow Globe”, 1000 pieces – Available at Puzzle Warehouse

I loved shaped puzzles, Not too many great ones on offer this year, but this one is cute.

WHITE MOUNTAIN

“Christmas Traditions” by Lena Pigareva, 1000 pieces – Available at Puzzle Warehouse

“Village Christmas Tree” by Steve Crisp, 1000 pieces – Available at Puzzle Warehouse 

“State Holiday Stamps”, 300 pieces – Available at Puzzle Warehouse 

“Joy of the World”, 1000 pieces – Available at Puzzle Warehouse

“Christmas Stamps”, 1000 pieces – Available at Puzzle Warehouse

 

VERMONT CHRISTMAS COMPANY

Vermont Christmas Company  has so many fantastic Christmas puzzles. This is just a small sample. Check out my recent post on Randy Wollenmann’s Christmas puzzles with VCC — which are all wonderful.

“Nutcracker Suite” by Randy Wollenmann (1000 pieces) – Available and Puzzle Warehouse

This is my favorite of the new Randy Wollenmann’s this year.

“Midnight Mass” by Randy Wollenmann (1000 pieces) – Available at Puzzle Warehouse

Coming in second is this wonderful night scene.

 

JJ

1 response to Christmas Puzzles Roundup 2018

  1. Mandy says:

    Any chance of seeing you review a couple of these Christmas puzzles?
    I’ve always enjoyed reading about your progress and comments on actual puzzles, I miss them 😦

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