House of Puzzles – New Winter 2016 Puzzles

House of Puzzles releases new images twice a year–in February and July. Their February puzzles just went up on jigsawpuzzlesdirect.co.uk. Here they are. Find the Differences #10: Camping by Ray Cresswell, 1000 pieces This is my top pick of the new releases. Most of the February puzzles are 500 pieces, and I like the larger size. Plus it’s a Ray Cresswell and a Find the Differences. Very nice. The Lynvale Collection (all 500 pieces) “Winter Walk”, 500 pieces  “Farm Fresh”,Read more

Review: “Spot the Differences #2” by Otter House 9/10

Publisher: Otter House (UK), published 2015 Title:  “Spot the Differences No 2”, 1000 pieces  OUR RATING: 9/10 Box Quality: The Otter House boxes are quite thick and sturdy with a nice high res cover. The back of the box is blank white. The sides have the name of the puzzle and image, which is nice for shelving. They are also ‘space saving’ (not super huge), which is nice too. Inside: Inside the box is a bag with the puzzle pieces (inRead more

Just arrived: Otter House’s Limited Edition Christmas Puzzles 2014

Anyone who follows my blog knows that I love limited edition Christmas puzzles. I collect the ones issued annually by Ravensburger, Waddington, Gibson, Falcon, House of Puzzles, and Wasgij.  I’m very excited to say there is at least one, and maybe two, limited edition puzzle series just started this year by puzzle maker Otter House (a UK puzzle maker).  I happened to see a photo of the puzzles online and contacted the company to find out how to order it since itRead 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