The new puzzles start to come in fast and furious starting late June/July timeframe. Some manufacturers release twice annually, including June. Christmas puzzles begin to be announced. And there's a rush of new summer-themed puzzles. First, let's take a look at what's new at Puzzle Warehouse, shall we? Here are my favorites from the new... Continue Reading →
It's been awhile since we've talked about Pomegranate. They're one of the classiest, highest quality American puzzle brands out there. They feature gorgeous boxes, thick pieces with a nice matte finish, and outstanding fine art images. I've been in a Pomegranate mood lately. I've working on one for review, but I thought it was time... Continue Reading →
This weekend's post shares some new releases that I need to talk about--including some awesome new Pomegranates! For your Edification - A Tip on Saving Shipping Costs: I used to never order a single puzzle because the shipping cost for just one can be nearly as much as the puzzle itself! Yet I'm not always ready... Continue Reading →
Fine art puzzles have been around probably as long as puzzles have existed. It's an obvious concept--take already created masterpieces of the art world and make them into puzzles. It's so obvious one wonders why any other type of puzzle bothers to exist. After all, how can any new image compare to a long-established icon... Continue Reading →
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.
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... Continue Reading →
Publisher: Pomegranate (US) Title: “The Ultimate Alphabet: The Letter S” by Mike Wilks, 1000 pieces Release date: end of 2015 Review by Jane OUR RATING: 10/10 GIVEAWAY: Pomegranate has offered us a free copy of this puzzle to one lucky winner! To enter, simply comment on this post and name ten things in the puzzle that start with the letter... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →