All my life, I’d never been a puzzle person. I couldn’t get past having to flip hundreds of little pieces right-side up, then sort the border pieces from the rest—all just to get started! Then one summer, we rented a house in Cape Cod and found a 1,000-piece puzzle sitting on a shelf of old board games. On a rainy day, I pulled out the tattered box and dove in.
I was hooked and spent the next mornings happily with my new coffee and puzzle routine. That feeling of accomplishment when it’s all done and you snap the last piece in place? Incomparable. Now that I’ve had a half dozen puzzles under my belt, I can tell you, though, that some are simply more satisfying than others. In particular, the more compelling the image, the more fun you’ll have.
Here, 10 especially cool and artful jigsaw puzzles to bring relaxation, joy, and all those feel-good holiday vibes to you and your loved ones.
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