Monday, May 31, 2010

New NZ scenic jigsaws

We have just received some beautiful New Zealand scenic jigsaws from Blue Opal. These are ideal for posting overseas, or taking with you as gifts if you are heading somewhere sunnier this Winter. They are also quite inexpensive at $25.00 for 1000 pieces. Take a look at the full range here.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Jigsaw puzzle clock

Knowing how puzzlers lose track of time when engrossed in a jigsaw, I thought this was a fantastic idea - making a clock out of a jigsaw! A puzzle piece moves around on the hour hand, and when it strikes twelve the piece fits. Now how cool is that!! Tell me what you think.
Click here to go to the website.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

New Heye jigsaws by Rosina Wachtmeister

Rosina Wachtmeister's art is well known, and we have just received a shipment of 1000 piece jigsaws featuring her colouful cats. Every piece is vibrant and colurful, with the addition of gold foiling as an added dimension.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Ever wonder how a jigsaw is made?

Last Wednesday, The Breakfast Show on TV 1 made a visit to the Holdson's jigsaw factory in Auckland, and followed the course of a jigsaw from go to whoa. I was fascinated, as despite my love of jigsaws I have never actually seen the process. If you are interested click here for the link