Ever stuck for what to do after your Christmas dinner? If you’re already on your second viewing of Love Actually and need something else to keep you entertained, we’ve got you covered- it’s the return of the jigsaw puzzle.
Jigsaw puzzles are back in a big way. We’ve rounded up the coolest and craziest ones out there for adults, from Donald Trump’s face (tongue in cheek, obvs) to Andy Warhol-inspired and cute animal themes to soothe your mood, plus a few Christmassy special ones perfect for the festive season.
It’s not all fun and games, jigsaw puzzles are said to calm the brain, improve spatial skills, develop our cooperation when done as a team and reduce the likelihood of developing memory loss illnesses.
Here are our favourites to get a piece of…
Remember St. Paul’s? If you’re missing London landmarks get stuck into this 3D puzzle and give the brain a workout. Or, go retro and indulge in some ’80s shopping list nostalgia – if you’re old enough to remember.
Lagoon Group The Queen Hipstory Jigsaw
Choose the face of some of history’s greatest icons, from a Frida-inspired Queen Elizabeth to a tie-dye wearing Gandhi, with Lagoon’s selection of whimsical Hipstory puzzles.
Make time indoors great again with this Donald Trump jigsaw – there’s something quite brilliant about a smuger than smug Trump face in all its mahogany-hued glory. Or, piece together this furry who’s who of famous faces, including the likes of Karl Lagerfeld the French bulldog and Lady Gaga the siamese cat.
Saint Laurent by Juergen Teller Puzzle
Jigsaw puzzling but make it fashion. Style queens and kings with deep pockets (it comes in just under €300!) will love this iconic Saint Laurent image taken by celebrated photographer Juergen Teller. Who knew puzzles could be this sexy?
Mini Ladybird Book Jigsaws
You’ve all seen the Ladybird book satires such as The Hangover, The Wife and Mindfulness. Well, now they come in mini jigsaw version too, giving them a better use than just something to add to the downstairs loo.
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