Review: “Butterfly Garden” by Barbara Behr, Cobble Hill 8.75/10

Publisher: Cobble Hill (Canada), 2018 Title:  “Butterfly Garden” by Barbara Behr, 1000 pieces, 26.625″ x 19.25″ Review by Jane OUR RATING: 8.75/10 Here in Pennsylvania, we’ve had a serious cold snap, as has much of the country. So in looking for a puzzle to work, I was in the mood for something that would give me a blush of spring. I chose this lovely nature puzzle from Barbara Behr. Box Quality:  8.5/10 The box is shown above and below. Cobble Hill has attractive and sturdyRead more

“Ring-Necked Pheasants” by Linda Picken, Cobble Hill – 8.5/10

“Ring-Necked Pheasants” is a pretty wildlife puzzle with terrific fall colors. This Cobble Hill puzzle features large pieces that are sturdy, have a snug fit, and a glare-free linen finish. I really enjoyed working with the bigger pieces and they have a nice feeling in your hand. The image by Linda Picken is very peaceful and serene. The gold tones are bright and cheerful to work with. The puzzle is fairly easy due to its 500 piece size, but all the gold adds a touch of challenge. Recommended.Read more

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