For the Birds – A Top Ten Jigsaw Puzzle List

Happy Memorial Day weekend! We’re starting to have serious summer weather here, which always puts me in the mood for nature puzzles. Tigers, elephants, cows, lizards, and birds–all are frequent subjects of jigsaw puzzles. These puzzles bring a little bit of nature into the house. You don’t have to be a birdwatcher or be able to name a hundred species to appreciate a nice bird puzzle. The bird kingdom is full of different colors, shapes, sizes, and patterns, making birds quite good subjectsRead more

Review: “The Alpine Northwest” by Charley Harper, Pomegranate – 8.5/10

Charley Harper’s National Park posters are lovely minimalist images of the American wilderness and make terrific puzzles, particularly when paired with Pomegranate’s excellent quality. Thick pieces, a good collectible box, and a puzzle finish that is soft to the touch, all make this brand a wonderful puzzling experience. “The Alpine Northwest” isn’t as colorful as some Charley Harper images, and there are a lot of white pieces here. But the assembly was fun and never frustrating. In the end you’ll have an image ideal for framing. Recommended.Read more

Review: “The Sierra Range” by Charley Harper, Pomegranate – 9.5/10

  Publisher: Pomegranate (USA) Title: “Sierra Range” by Charley Harper, 1000 pieces Review by Victoria OUR RATING: 9.5/10 JJ: This is Victoria’s first submitted review. Thank you, Victoria! Box Quality: 9/10 The box is shown above. It is of sturdier construction than the typical Ravensburger or Jumbo boxes; however it is a bit smaller. Although the inside did not contain any leaflets or special information, the puzzle did come in a resealable bag and no puzzle dust was observed. TheRead more

Pomegranate: New Puzzles for 2016

Pomegranate is a US puzzle company with very high quality fine art puzzles. You can see our Poemgranate brand comparison here. Their website has recently been updated with some awesome new puzzles for 2016. Below are my favorites, but you can see them all here. “Where Time Becomes the Wicked” by Dan May, 1000 pieces The one is awesome and definitely goes on my ‘to acquire’ list! “The Alpine Northwest” by Charley Harper, 1000 pieces I have several Charley HarperRead more