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Gifts for People Who Love Jigsaw Puzzles

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A Good Fit

Colder weather and worries about catching a virus are good arguments for staying indoors in the coming months, but the chance to de-stress and enjoy family togetherness — even if you can't actually be in one place as in years past, a thoughtful present lets you feel you are — makes puzzles the perfect gift for 2020. Like the satisfying feeling of snapping that last piece into place, these themed presents are sure to just feel right for someone on your list.

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Vintage Succulents Puzzle
Uncommon Goods
Pixel Puzzle Etsy
Etsy

1,000-Piece 'Pixel' Jigsaw Puzzle

$28 from Etsy 
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Etsy is a great place to find unique puzzles such as this one from Cloud Berries Official, which would be perfect for an artist or computer nerd.

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At the Strand Jigsaw Puzzle
New York Puzzle Co.

At the Strand Jigsaw Puzzle

$20 from New York Puzzle Co.
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A New Yorker cover illustration paid tribute to the city's iconic Strand bookstore in 2017. This 1,000-piece puzzle version will keep any bibliophile occupied for quite some time, just as you can lose track of time when browsing the Strand's famous 18 miles of books.

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Camping Equipment Puzzle
Cool Material

Camping Equipment Puzzle

$18 from Cool Material
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For the outdoor enthusiast who's also a puzzle lover there's this 500-piece challenge, which shows a season's worth camping equipment. 

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Charley Harper Birds
Amazon

Charley Harper Jigsaw Puzzle

$20 from Amazon
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Introduce your loved one to the wonderfully whimsical world of American artist Charley Harper. This particular 1,000-piece puzzle is based on a painting by Harper of our avian friends.

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Double Sided Jigsaw Puzzle
Paper Source

Double-Sided Jigsaw Puzzle

$25 from Paper Source
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This 500-piece version is really two puzzles. Both, when finished, feature idyllic Italian coastal scenes. It not only looks fun to work on, but it'll be lovely to appreciate — two times over! — when finished. 

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Mother and Daughter Puzzle
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Vintage National Parks Puzzle
Uncommon Goods
Garden Party Jigsaw
Paper Source
Rifle Paper Co.
Rifle Paper Co.

Maps Jigsaw Puzzle

$34 from Rifle Paper Co.
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This 500-piece puzzle includes four colorful quadrant maps of world cities: Amsterdam, Athens, London, and Mexico City.

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Neiman Marcus
Neiman Marcus
The Met Store
The Met Store

The Watchman of Père Lachaise Puzzle

$45 from The Met Store
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Forget landscapes and still lifes — this puzzle representing the work of Chicago-based artist Tony Fitzpatrick, who counts folk art, street culture, children’s books, travel, and tattoos among his inspirations, is a graphic explosion of color and interest.

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Galison
Amazon

MoMA Frank Stella Jigsaw Puzzle

$20 from Amazon
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Let 'em go abstract with this 750-piece puzzle highlighting the work of American painter, printmaker, and sculptor Frank Stella.

Areaware
Areaware

Little Smells Puzzles

$15 from Areaware
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We are in love with these irregularly shaped mini-puzzles that feature some aromatic items: blue cheese, cherry pie, coffee, durian, fish, and a rose. Buy all six and get 10% off the total. 

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3D Crystal Duck Puzzle
Amazon

3D Crystal Duck Puzzle

$14 from Amazon
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Why not mix things up with a three-dimensional puzzle? This one features 43 translucent crystal pieces that fit together to form a classic bath time toy. 

Glow in the Dark Puzzle
Amazon

Glow in the Dark Puzzle

$15 from Amazon
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Add an extra element of challenge to your puzzle lover's life with this glow-in-the-dark version featuring a jungle scene. Not so much into elephants and tigers? It also comes in an ocean and space theme. 

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Pick Me Up Yoga Jigsaw Puzzle
IWOOT

Pick Me Up Yoga Jigsaw Puzzle

$21 from IWOOT
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Got a puzzle-loving self-care enthusiast on your list? They'll love this challenge featuring women in four classic yoga poses. 

Edward Gorey Puzzle
Amazon
Cratejoy
Cratejoy

Puzzle Culture Jigsaw Puzzle Subscription

$31 and up from Cratejoy
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Gift a puzzle every three months with this subscription that's inspired by a specific theme. Each shipment includes a 1,000-piece puzzle as well as three to five curated, gender-neutral gifts that are related to the puzzle's artwork.  

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Galison
Galison

Plant Life Panoramic Puzzle

$20 from Galison
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If the usual puzzle shape has just gotten boring for your loved one, this panoramic version —  it'll measure about 39 by 14 inches when complete — should give them a challenge. 

Paper Source
Paper Source

Fox Garden Puzzle

$25 from Paper Source
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Foxes, ravens, and flora dominate the theme of this 500-piece puzzle, which we're guessing an illustration lover might be hesitant to take apart when finished. 

My Modern Met
My Modern Met

1000 Halftone Colours Jigsaw Puzzle

$45 from My Modern Met
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It might take a bit of masochism to want to put this puzzle together, but that just goes to prove that there is a puzzle out there for every personality type. 

The 1990s Jigsaw Puzzle
Barnes & Noble

The 1990s Jigsaw Puzzle

$16 from Barnes & Noble
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Inspired by the newsmakers (O.J. Simpson, Kurt Cobain, Monica Lewinsky, etc.) and pop culture of the 1990s, we're thinking any Gen Zer on your list might get a real kick out of this one. 

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Amazon
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Amazon

Full Bloom World Map Puzzle

$17 from Amazon
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Sometimes a puzzle is as pretty as it is challenging, and we'd say this one featuring butterflies, blooms, and a map fits into that category. 

Redbubble
Redbubble

Rock Collage Jigsaw Puzzle

$30 from Redbubble
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This rock-inspired puzzle comes in five piece options — from 30 pieces to 1,000 — and features gods and goddesses of rock such as Bowie, Cohen, Blondie, Queen, and more. 

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Etsy
Etsy
3794590
Amazon

Bits and Pieces Jumbo Wooden Puzzle Plateau

$80 from Amazon
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If you've chosen a puzzle from this list, why not go the extra mile and send your puzzle enthusiast a board that will let them take back their kitchen table. Four sliding drawers help with sorting and storage, and the board can be moved to wherever they want to work. Looking for a cheaper option? A puzzle roll is even more portable.

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"I Had One of Those" Puzzle
Amazon

'I Had One of Those' Puzzle

$30 from Amazon 
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This 1,000-piece jigsaw is a brain benefit on a couple of levels. It will flex the parts of your noggin that drive strategy and problem-solving, while allowing for a little serotonin release every time you remember one of the toys it depicts. 

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