Puzzle Maker Interview: Audray McNaught, House of Puzzles

Interview with Audray McNaught, puzzle designer for House of Puzzles Please welcome our guest, Audray from the Scottish puzzle maker House of Puzzles Ltd! I thought it would be interesting to learn more about how puzzles are made, and Audray has graciously agreed to be interviewed by Jigsaw Junkie. JJ:  Hello, Audray! First of all, can you introduce yourself? AM:  My name is Audray McNaught and I do all of the design work for The House of Puzzles Ltd. JJ:  IRead more

Review: “Christmas Treats” by House of Puzzles (1000 pieces)

Front of the box.  The back of the box is blank. This is 2014’s limited edition Christmas puzzle from House of Puzzles, No 9 in their limited edition Christmas series. It’s called “Christmas Treats” and the artwork is by Ray Cresswell. This puzzle really IS a treat. I collect the Christmas puzzles from various brands and I enjoyed the fact that this puzzle design is different than the usual Santa-and-reindeer. It’s a cozy vintage shop scene with plenty of uniqueRead more

Review: “In the Garden” by House of Puzzles

“In the Garden” Brand: House of Puzzles, Artist:  Ray Cresswell #1 in the series “Find the Differences” The “Find the Differences” series of puzzles by HOP has a unique twist. The image you assemble is similar to the image on the box, but there are 15 ‘differences’.  That gives a bit more challenge to putting the puzzle together, as you have to be aware that things can change, like a man’s coat or the direction a bird is flying.  It’s notRead more