Saturday, August 31, 2013

Red/Orange/Pink puzzles ...

blue puzzles were easy, in fact I found a lot more than I needed for one blog post. Since blues come in varying shades ... which are all still 'blue', simply modified with 'light' or dark' ... I've decided that pink, orange, and/or red will be my next category. So here we go ...

*again all images and info comes from puzzlewarehouse

1000 piece jigsaw puzzle from Ravensburger. Finished size: 20 x 27. Released May 2013.
Giraffes - Tinga Tinga art from Africa. 1000 piece puzzle. Finished size is approx.. 20" x 27". This series features art of the "Tinga Tinga Arts Co-operative Society," a unique collection of colorful art from Tanzania.

The Brilliance - 1000 Pieces - Finished size: 26.5" x 18.25".
Clementoni's high quality puzzles are imported from Italy. Their landscape and fine art puzzles have made
them one of the most respected jigsaw puzzle manufacturers in the world.
1000 pieces. Finished size: 18.75" x 26.6". Artist: Paul Klee. Released 2013.
Candy Galore ... What more can we say?  A mouthwatering image no matter what your age!  A Best Selling 2006 Winter/Spring Collection Puzzle.  1000 piece, Finished size 24" x 30"

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Fallingwater and Stamps

in a previous post I was showing pictures of and discussing Frank Lloyd Wright ... I even posted a scan of stamp of the man. I also included a picture of one of his most famous architectural works Fallingwater. What I failed to include was a scan of the stamp commemorating THAT structure ... so here it is:
issued in 1982 Scott #2019; part of se-tenant block of 4 stamps

Blue Puzzles ...

Continuing my summer obsession of jigsaw puzzling, I thought I would construct a series of posts featuring attractive 'color-themed' puzzles. Starting with the color BLUE as the dominant color ...

*all images and info from

POMEGRANATE PUZZLES -- Los Loros by Peruvian Artist Pablo Amaringo (1938-2009),
painted in 2005. 500 piece jigsaw puzzle - Finished size: 24" x 18". Released July 2012.
CLEMENTONI PUZZLES -- Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany - 1000 Pieces - Finished size: 26.5" x 18.25".
BUFFALO GAMES PUZZLES -- Beautiful Italian Riviera in the Liguria region of Italy, town of Vernazza, lit up
against the night's sky. 2000 pieces, measures 38.5" x 26.5" when complete. By Buffalo Games. Released 2012.
HEYE PUZZLES --The Alexander von Humboldt puzzle series inspires both through impressive natural photography
and unique format! The extensive image selection is exciting and thrilling to puzzle. 1000 Pieces. Finished size 37" x 13".
EDUCA PUZZLES -- The Starry Night, Van Gogh - 1000 pieces. 68x48cm.