Ravensburger Limited Edition Christmas Puzzle 2018

Look what’s been announced!  Ravensburger’s Limited Edition Christmas puzzle for 2018 is here, and it’s gorgeous. Here’s the blurb from their website: Taking children to visit Santa is a great moment, creating new memories, rekindling old ones and reminding us of the excitement and magic of the festive season. This wonderfully detailed and colourful puzzle captures that special time. A kindly and realistic Santa listens as a youngster whispers details of his very special Christmas wish. Mum, Dad and siblingRead more

POTM Review: “Eiffel Tower”, Ravensburger 9/10

Publisher: Ravensburger, 2015 Title:  “Eiffel Tower”, art by Ravensburger, 960 pieces  Finished size: 41.5″ x 30″ OUR RATING: 9/10 Puzzle of the Month: January 2018 You’re in for a treat with January’s puzzle of the month. This shaped Ravensburger puzzle is a fun and challenging start to the new year. If you are in the POTM club (click here to check it out), you will be getting this selection with no effort required on your part. For those who want toRead more

Ravensburger and Gibsons 2016 Christmas Puzzles Announced!

July is when we start seeing the Christmas puzzles announced. Very exciting! This year is stacking up to be a great one. RAVENSBURGER 2016 LIMITED EDITION CHRISTMAS PUZZLE:  “Santa’s Christmas Party” by Roy Trower This is the 20th in the Ravensburger limited edition Christmas series. It’s beautiful!  Look at all the lovely detail in the dancing figures and that pretty winter scene backdrop. Outstanding! The box looks terrific too with a custom back about the puzzle. GIBSONS 2016 LIMITED EDITIONRead more

Review: “Statue of Liberty 3D”, Ravensburger -8/10

Publisher: Ravensburger (Germany), 2016 Title:  “Statue of Liberty”  108 pieces Final height: 14.75″ (37.5 cm) Review by Jane OUR RATING: 8/10 Introduction I decided to review something a little different for the blog. This is a 3D puzzle, which we haven’t featured before, and it also has a lower piece count than I normally review (108 pieces). This product was sent to me by Ravensburger. I’ve been wanting to try a 3D puzzle, so I gave it a whirl. Box Quality:  (8/10) ThisRead more

Review: “Museum of Wonder” by Aimee Stewart, Ravensburger – 9/10

    Publisher: Ravensburger (Germany), 2016 Title:  “Museum of Wonder”  by Aimee Stewart, 1000 pieces Final dimension: 70×50 cm (approx 27.5″ x 19.5″) Review by Jane OUR RATING: 9/10 Box Quality:  (10/10) The box is shown above and below. Like all Ravensburger boxes, the rectangular box is sturdy and nicely designed. Back: The back of the box has a generic “Ravensburger quality” image. However, there are goodies inside that make up for it! The sides: The sides show the Ravensburger logo, a close-up detail fromRead more

Review: “Vacation Stamps” by Finchley Arts, Ravensburger – 9.5/10

Publisher: Ravensburger US (USA), 2016 Title:  “Vacation Stamps” by Finchley Arts, 2000 pieces — 38.5 x 29.5 in Review by Jane OUR RATING: 10/10 Box Quality:  (8/10) The box is shown above and below. Like all Ravensburger boxes, the rectangular box is sturdy and nicely designed. Back: The back of the box has a generic “Ravensburger quality” image. The sides: The sides show the Ravensburger logo, the puzzle image, the piece count and the final size.  The artist name is small on one side in the copyrightRead more

Review: “The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady: Jewels of the Air” by Edith Holden, Ravensburger – 8.25/10

Publisher: Ravensburger (Germany), 2016 Title:  “The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady: Jewels of the Air”  1000 pieces Based on Edith Holden’s illustrations from her famous “Country Diary” Review by Jane OUR RATING: 8.25/10 Box Quality:  (8/10) The box is shown above and below. Like all Ravensburger boxes, the rectangular box is sturdy and nicely designed. Back: The back of the box has a generic “Ravensburger quality” image. The sides: You can see two of the sides in the image above. The sides show the RavensburgerRead more

Review: “Best of British #15: The Supermarket” by Ravensburger – 9/10

Publisher: Ravensburger (Germany), 2016 Title:  “Best of British #15: The Supermarket” by Geoff Tristram, 1000 pieces Review by Jane OUR RATING: 9/10 Box Quality:  (10/10) The box is shown above and below. The box is sturdy and nicely designed. It includes a small poster with info on the series and artist. Back: The back of the box has a generic “Ravensburger quality” image. The sides: All sides show the Ravensburger logo, a close-up detail from the image, the piece count and the name ofRead more

Review: “Big Ben, London” by Ravensburger, 9/10

  Publisher: Ravensburger (Germany) Title:  “Big Ben, London” 1155 pieces Review by Jane OUR RATING: 9/10 This puzzle is part of a new category of shaped puzzles from Ravensburger called “Silhouette”. Since I’m a fan of both shaped puzzles and Ravensburger, let’s see how well the latter pulls off the former, shall we? Box Quality:  (9/10) The box is shown above and below. It’s a pretty box and very sturdy in typical German board-game style. I imagine the look of the box will be similar acrossRead more