Review: “The Fishing Shed” by Tony Ryan, Gibsons – 9.25/10

Gibsons puzzles are a high-quality puzzle from the UK with beautiful blue boxes, very thick pieces, and a waxy matte finish. This British nostalgia puzzle shows a boy getting ready to go fishing with his grandfather. With it's bright colors, soft light, appealing theme, and strong detail, you can see this is an original painting commissioned specifically to be a jigsaw. The assembly process is easy and fun. This is a puzzle that can appeal to men and women and would make a lovely gift for a grandfather or anyone who likes nostalgia scenes.

New Gibsons Releases Apr 2016!

Gibsons has released six new puzzles. "Vinyl Revival", 1000 pieces "Jellies and Ice" by Jim Mitchell, 1000 pieces Jim Mitchell is one of the artists I collect. I love this one! "A Dog's Life" by John Francis, 500 pieces "The Grand" by Derek Roberts, 636 pieces "New Friends", XL 500 or regular 500 "Mods and... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Review: “Wembley Dreams” by Trevor Mitchell, Ravensburger — 9.25/10

Publisher: Ravensburger (Germany) Title:  “Wembley Dreams” by Trevor Mitchell, Ravensburger, 1000 pieces, 2015 Review by Jane OUR RATING: 9.25/10 Box Quality:  (10/10) The Ravensburger boxes are awesome--thick and sturdy with a very nice design. The sides have a white 'Ravensburger' on blue, the image, the piece count, puzzle name and sometimes author name so you can see the info... Continue Reading →

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