Publisher: Buffalo Games (US), published 2017 Size: 1000 pieces Title: “Life is an Open Book: Paris" by Aimee Stewart Finished size: 26.75" x 19.75" OUR RATING: 9.5/10 Box Quality: (9/10) The Buffalo Games boxes are very sturdy and have nice packaging design. The box is small at 8" x 8", but it comes with a poster inside so you... Continue Reading →
My last post for our travel-themed week is a look at the top ten travel-themed puzzles currently available on Puzzle Warehouse. First a question. What constitutes a 'travel-themed' puzzle? It's a large category that has vague edges. For example, is a train puzzle a travel puzzle? Hmm. You could argue the point, but a train puzzle... Continue Reading →
This is an easy, fast, and enjoyable puzzle to put together. The different areas of the puzzle--the map sections in various colors and the seasonal vignettes--make assembly a snap. The fall leaves and winter scene sections are especially pretty. There's a bit of "edutainment" value to this puzzle, and you'll learn something about New England as you work it, particularly in the map sections. The Sunsout quality is quite good with thick, sturdy pieces, lovely bright colors, and a random cut that makes assembly more fun. The pieces are on the normal-to-large side and easy to hold. This image is especially designed for puzzles, and the artwork by Mary Thompson is nicely done. Recommended.
Publisher: MasterPieces (US), published 2016 Title: “Safe Travels” by Aimee Stewart, 1000 pieces Finished size: 26.75" x 19.25" OUR RATING: 8.25/10 TRAVEL WEEK: Since I just got back from vacation, it seemed like a good time to tackle travel themed puzzles (say that three times!). I'll be reviewing two puzzles this week and sharing some of my favorite... Continue Reading →
Publisher: Ravensburger US (USA), 2016 Title: “Vacation Stamps” by Finchley Arts, 2000 pieces -- 38.5 x 29.5 in Review by Jane OUR RATING: 10/10 Box Quality: (8/10) The box is shown above and below. Like all Ravensburger boxes, the rectangular box is sturdy and nicely designed. Back: The back of the box has a generic "Ravensburger quality" image. The sides: The sides... Continue Reading →