End of Life Puzzles Means Deals for You!

While we have new releases all year long for all the puzzle fanatics out there, the first few months of each year are by far the busiest! Puzzle Warehouse has a huge influx of new items because manufacturers have just come out with 2013 catalogs, and boy are those fun to browse!

With this new offering of puzzles, there’s also a downside. Some puzzles have to stop being made so that new ones can live! These are End of Life puzzles, also called retired or discontinued, but basically puzzles that aren’t going to be re-stocked because the manufacturer is no longer producing them.

However, there is some good news in it for you, the puzzle aficionado: we have a ton of sales!

So, this is it – your last chance for these sweet puzzles.  After we sell out, you will have to scour eBay to get your hands on one. Here’s our favorite end-of-lifers that are on sale for less than $20 – a bunch of lovely puzzles that you might want to snatch up quick — before it’s too late!*

*Left in stock totals below are as of Feb. 22, 2013. We cannot guarantee that they are still available after this post is published, but will make every effort to update the blog if any sell out.

african puzzles, zebra, cheetah

African Artifacts by Ravensburger. 1000 pieces. 15 left in stock. Sale price: $15.30

magical puzzles, fairies

Midsummer’s Eve by Ravensburger. 500 pieces. 14 left in stock. Sale price: $11.70.

 

coffe puzzles, mocha puzzles, coffee beans, drinks, espresso, beverage puzzles

Coffee Ingredients by Ravensburger. 1000 pieces. 29 left in stock. Sale price: $15.30.

folk art puzzles

Tourist Town by SunsOut. 500 pieces. 6 left in stock. Sale price: $9.90

folk art puzzles, neighborhoods, colorful puzzles, cheap puzzles

Ferry Crossing by SunsOut. 300 pieces. 13 left in stock. Sale price: $9.00.

hummingbirds, nature puzzles, springtime puzzles

15 Hummingbirds by SunsOut. 1500 pieces. 12 left in stock. Sale price: $15.30.

tractor puzzles, john deere, mosaic puzzles, challenging puzzles

John Deere – Tractor Mosaic by Master Pieces. 1000 pieces. 21 left in stock. Sale price: $14.40.

farm puzzles, peaceful, nature, scenery, autumn puzzles

Farm Country by Master Pieces. 1000 pieces. 10 left in stock. Sale price: $13.50.

humphrey bogart, famous people puzzles, hollywood legends

Humphrey Bogart by White Mountain. 1000 pieces. 9 left in stock. Sale price: $10.99.

New & Popular

We have added literally thousands of new items since January, with all of our favorite brands releasing new puzzles and games – so we thought we would collect all of our favorite new items, as well as the ones we have sold the most of since bring them in – so you know what jigsaws are currently hot on the radar!

1. A License to Life 
Ravensburger, 500 pieces.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.  Busy Bee Quilting Club
SunsOut, 300 pieces. This one is not new, but it one of our highest sellers, and it has been discontinued by SunsOut – so we have ordered up extra – better grab it while you can!

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Piece Together a Photomosaic Jigsaw Puzzle

What’s better than a jigsaw puzzle? How about a puzzle within a puzzle? That is to say, a jigsaw puzzle that forms an image made up of lots of little images. If this sounds like a fun challenge to you, read on to learn about the photomosaic jigsaw puzzle.

A photographic mosaic, or photomosaic as it’s usually referred to, is a form of art comprised of a large picture made up of hundreds or possibly thousands of small pictures. For example, from a distance the larger picture may appear to be a bird, but up close, that image is made up from lots of little pictures of birds or nature.

Photomosaics were first created in the 1990’s and the subject matters include classic artwork, photographs of various subjects, favorite cartoon characters, famous people, and sporting events like NASCAR. Another interesting feature of photomosaics is that the small pictures can be various shapes: square, rectangle or even hexagon or octagon.

Now that you understand photomosaics, imagine working a jigsaw puzzle that, when completed, forms a photomosaic image. That’s a challenge, especially when you consider that a lot of photomosaic jigsaw puzzles come with 1,000 pieces! When putting one of these together, you won’t always be able to recognize an appropriate piece by the image on it as you might in another puzzle because all of the tiny images, when isolated on puzzle pieces, can make the larger picture hard to see until it’s all put together. Therefore, you’ll have to rely on your puzzling superpowers and create a strategy to piece this puzzle together.

If you’re looking for your next puzzle challenge, and want to try something unique and maybe a little more difficult than usual, think about trying a photomosaic jigsaw puzzle.

Get Goofy with a Disney Jigsaw Puzzle

With almost a century of history and some of the world’s most recognizable characters, Disney has been in our hearts and homes throughout most of our lives. Why not bring your favorite characters to life with a Disney jigsaw puzzle?

Animals that speak, fairies, Dalmatians, toys that come to life, cars that emote, princesses of every kind, snarky genies, elephants that fly and many, many more characters make up the infamous Disney family. And all of them can be found in just about any form of puzzle that you can think of. Do you have a little royal highness in your family? She might enjoy any one of several Disney princess puzzles. Are you a fan of classic Disney characters? A puzzle depicting Donald Duck or Mickey Mouse could take you back to your childhood. Your little race car driver could put together his/her own puzzle in 8 seconds flat (OK, maybe just a little longer).

Disney puzzles are available as photomosaics (a large picture comprised of many small pictures), shaped puzzles and panoramics (a wide sweeping view of a scene). You can find artwork depicting classic characters as well as current favorites and even your favorite characters on images of photo stamps. If you or your loved ones are really big Disney fans, you can even find an entire collection of Disney jigsaw puzzles with different puzzle piece counts. What a great way to satisfy an entire family all at once!

If you’re looking for a new puzzle to work on, why not tackle a Disney jigsaw puzzle and satisfy your child…or better yet, your inner child at the same time?