Review: “Santa’s Final Preparations” by Roy Trower, Ravenburger 9/10

Publisher: Ravensburger (Germany), published 2015 Title:  “Santa’s Final Preparations” by Roy Trower, Ravenburger’s 2015 limited edition Christmas puzzle, 1000 pieces  OUR RATING: 9/10 Box Quality:  (9/10) The box is quite nice. It’s the standard rectangular Ravensburger box, thick and sturdy. The back of the box has information about the artist (Roy Tower) and about this image. Click on the picture below to a larger size you can read. Inside: The inside of the box contains the bag of puzzle pieces, a salesRead more

Review: “A Christmas Market Town” by Victor McLindon, WHSmith – 8/10

Publisher: WH Smith (UK), published 2015 Title:  “A Christmas Market Town” by Victor McLindon, WHSmith’s 2015 limited edition Christmas puzzle, 1000 pieces  OUR RATING: 8/10 First, I want to thank Jen, a Jigsaw Junkie reader, for sending me this puzzle from the UK. It’s hard to get WHSmith puzzles here in the US, and it was such a lovely and sweet gift to get in the mail. Thank you so much, Jen! Box Quality:  (9/10) The box is long and rectangular, thick andRead more

Review: “The Christmas Snowman”, Waddington’s – 8.75/10

Publisher: Waddington’s (UK), published 2015 Title:  “The Christmas Snowman”, Waddington’s 2015 limited edition Christmas puzzle, 1000 pieces  OUR RATING: 8.75/10 Box Quality:  (9/10) The box is quick thick and sturdy, rectangular in shape. The back has unique information about the puzzle. Along with the goodies inside, this is definitely a box worthy of a 10 ranking. However, I deducted 1 point for a pet peeve of mine — no artist name. The box says the image was “commissioned by Waddington’s” just forRead more

WH Smith’s Christmas puzzle & Springbok’s Christmas Ornament Puzzle

The 2015 WHSmith limited edition christmas puzzle is on their website here.  It’s difficult to get a good picture of it from their site, but below is a small image. The puzzle is called “A Christmas Market Town” by Victor McLindon and it has lots of gold foil. Springbok has also announced their Hallmark Keepsake Ornament puzzle for 2015. It’s called “Santa’s World” and is 1000 pieces. Here’s a link. Have you done any of the new Christmas puzzles yet?Read more

Waddington’s Christmas Puzzle 2015

I’ve been watching Amazon UK for the appearance of the 2015 limited edition Christmas puzzle from Waddington’s. It still hasn’t appeared there, but a Google search brought this up. Title is “The Christmas Snowman” and it’s not for sale yet. What do you think of this year’s image?  I like it!   JaneRead more

Christmas Puzzles 2015

Ah, it’s July and the Christmas puzzles are coming in fast and furious.  Here’s all the ones I know about right now! RAVENSBURGER – Limited Edition #19 – “Santa’s Final Preparations” by Roy Trower SEE OUR REVIEW HERE I love this new image for 2015 and prefer it to last year’s puzzle. It’s got so much going on! This is definitely at the top of my list.   “The Christmas Cupboard” by Colin Thompson This isn’t a limited edition ChristmasRead more

New! House of Puzzles Fall Collection 2015

Sorry, I’m a bit late in posting this due to being out of town. But on July 19th, House of Puzzles (see my article on them here) announced their new fall line.  These puzzles are now available in the UK but I don’t yet see them on the amazon US site. Here’s a link to them on amazon uk. I’m going to show them in order of my most to least favorites, but your tastes will vary and they’re all lovelyRead more

Gibson Christmas Puzzles 2015!

The Christmas puzzles for 2015 are starting to appear. Yay! The Christmas puzzles are my favorite of the year. Gibson has new images on their website of not just one, but several gorgeous new Christmas puzzles. Gibson’s Limited Edition puzzle for 2015 — “It’s Christmas” by Marcello Corti, 1000 pieces First up is their limited edition puzzle for this year. As usual, it’s by artist Marcello Corti and it’s a beautiful image.  I’ll be thrilled to add this to myRead more