This year we are spoilt for choice with 1000 piece Christmas puzzles. With most of the new jigsaws from our suppliers now in stock we will try to give you a guide to the best Christmas puzzles of 2018.
Gibsons Christmas Puzzles
I will start with one of our most popular brands Gibsons. Established in 1919 they have been proudly providing entertainment to customers for nearly a century. They moved into producing jigsaws in the 1980’s with their first puzzles which were photographic images of Britain from the Air. Starting with just six puzzles in the range they now have a collection of over 250 jigsaws all of which we stock at The Yorkshire Jigsaw Store. The Christmas range from Gibsons is increasing every year and this year they have six new 1000 piece titles available. These are:
Christmas Festive Fun – A hundred years ago – and still today – for children everywhere there was a growing anticipation for the festive season. The hope for snow and tobogganing, decorating the Christmas tree with candles and glittering baubles, and placing sprigs of holly around the home, all these became part of the family tradition.Then it was Christmas day and the excitement of waking up to find Santa Claus had filled your stocking with toys and gifts. Finally it was time for the family feast, pulling fabulous crackers and wearing fancy paper hats, opening presents and having fun.
Christmas Festive Fun
Christmas Toy Shop – The bright glowing lights of Steven’s Toy Shop beckon on this magical Christmas Eve shopping trip. The children stare through the window, imagining the delights that Santa will bring them on Christmas morning.
Christmas Toy Shop
Christmas Treats – The village outside the window is covered with snow, but it is warm and cosy inside the cottage. Baking with Grandma is a special Christmas tradition for Luke and Tilly. With a multitude of treats to bake for the rest of the family, Grandma and her helpers have a lot of work on their hands.
Driving Home for Christmas (Limited Edition) – With celebrations in the village well under way, residents make their final journey home before Christmas. Greeted by warm mugs of mulled wine, sleigh rides and the brightly lit carousel, everyone is getting into the Christmas spirit! This is our sixteenth limited edition Christmas puzzle in this ever-popular series.
Driving Home For Christmas
Seventy-Six Santa’s – Christmas chaos reigns in this festive ski resort. Seventy-Six Santas, large and small, have been let loose and are getting up to all sorts of mischief. Can you spot them all?
Seventy Six Santas
Toymakers Workshop – Grandpa’s shed is a place of wonder for Timmy and Lucy. All their favourite toys are made right here at the bottom of the garden. Grandpa is working on a brand-new dolls house for Lucy and teaching Timmy his trade, while the household pets snooze in the shade.
Ravensburger Christmas Puzzles
This year’s offering from Ravensburger is Let’s Visit Santa. This is the 22nd limited edition puzzle designed and developed by Ravensburger UK team.
Let’s Visit Santa – Taking children to visit Santa is a great moment, creating new memories, rekindling old ones and reminding us of the excitement and magic of the festive season. This wonderfully detailed and colourful puzzle captures that special time. A kindly and realistic Santa listens as a youngster whispers details of his very special Christmas wish. Mum, dad and sibling watch patiently, enjoying the warm fire, wonderful toys, twinkling lights and lavish decorations.
Let’s Visit Santa
Taking children to visit Santa is a great moment, creating new memories, rekindling old ones and reminding us of the excitement and magic of the festive season. This wonderfully detailed and colourful puzzle captures that special time. A kindly and realistic Santa listens as a youngster whispers details of his very special Christmas wish. Mum, dad and sibling watch patiently, enjoying the warm fire, wonderful toys, twinkling lights and lavish decorations. This Santa is so perfect, he could almost be the real thing!
Falcon de Luxe Christmas Puzzles
Jumbo’s Falcon de Luxe range was established in 1976 and is still producing high quality puzzle images in a range of traditional categories such as: Cottages, Scenery, Animals, Transport and Christmas. There are four new puzzles from Falcon for Christmas 2018 including:
Christmas Shopping – is the title of this beautiful limited edition 1000 piece Falcon de luxe jigsaw puzzle, which includes a free 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle – both of which are part of the Falcon de luxe Christmas collection. The puzzle images illustrate the magical story of Father Christmas heading out on Christmas Eve delivering all of the presents in time for Christmas day. As well as the true meaning of Christmas – spending time with loved ones. The first beautifully festive image is of people together doing their Christmas shopping. The second Cheery image portrays St. Nicholas delivering a sleigh full of presents over beautiful decorated London.
Falcon de Luxe Christmas Shopping
Whitesmyth’s Cottage in Winter – is the title of this beautiful 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle that is part of the Falcon de luxe Cottages collection. This picturesque painting captures a thatched roofed cottage set in the countryside to a neighbouring village, where you can see the spire of the nearby church. Decorating the scene is a light surface of snow covering the land. The snow gives the image that extra Christmas feeling, getting you into that Christmas spirit. This jigsaw puzzle has been painted by the very talented artist Dominic Davison who is quickly becoming a one of Falcon’s popular artists.
Whitesmyth’s Cottage in Winter
Playing in the Snow – is the title of this beautiful 1000 piece Falcon de luxe jigsaw puzzle, which is part of the Falcon de luxe Nostalgia collection. The puzzle image captures a picturesque winter scene of families and friends enjoying themselves in the snowy winter’s evening. The joyful image sees groups of children, couples and families all wrapped up warm, as they enjoying themselves sledging on the paths which have frozen over from the ice cold weather. This picturesque 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle has been illustrated by the very talented artist Fiona Osbladstone.
Playing in the Snow
Winter Birds – is the title of this beautifully illustrated 1000 piece Falcon de luxe jigsaw puzzle, which is part of the Animals collection. The colourful image depicts a stunning array of birds in different locations in the winter season. The image features a variety of different birds that can be found throughout the winter months, including Blue Tits, Song Thrushes, Great Spotted-Woodpecker, Red-necked Pheasant and many more! This 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle has been illustrated by the very talented artist Anne Searle.
House of Puzzles Christmas Puzzles
House of Puzzles is the Scottish designer and manufacturer of jigsaw puzzles with unique shapes. Our range features over 200 images ranging from nostalgic scenes of old to farming scenes. The jigsaws are all painted by fantastic artists be been manufactured into interesting and challenging puzzles. This years Christmas offering from them features:
Christmas Eve – A lovely design of Santa flying over the village in his sleigh on the way to delivery his presents to the families. This is the 13th Christmas Puzzle from the House of Puzzles
Sleigh Ride – A beautiful Christmas scene of a horse drawn sleigh ride through the village. With children playing on the ice, snowman building and Christmas tree decoration this is lovely jigsaw to do in front of a nice warm fire!
Coach and Carols – The fifteenth edition of the Find the Difference series from House of Puzzles. This scene by artist Ray Cresswell features carol singers in the village. There are 15 differences to find between the image on the box and the puzzle inside.
Coach & Carols
Hopefully this guide has given you chance to see the best selection of Christmas Jigsaws for 2018 for all of our favourite suppliers. Good luck choosing this years Christmas puzzles and if you need any help please do contact us.
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