DOWDLE Puzzles & Calendars
It is always a challenge to find the perfect gift to give for that special occasion. It’s nice when you find something that can be enjoyed for a period of time instead of something that is enjoyed and forgotten rather quickly. In the midst of a media driven society it is also refreshing to find something that can actually challenge our thinking and results in something productive rather than lost time. Kids and adults alike could benefit from developing a hands-on hobby.
Puzzles have long been known to improve a person’s memory skills by developing concentration. Just sorting through the colors and shapes and trying to figure out where to place the next piece has stimulating benefits that you certainly can’t receive from watching a video or playing a video game. There are all kinds of puzzles to choose from today: word puzzles, crossword puzzles but the most popular to do continues to be the jigsaw puzzle. There is just something about the finished accomplishment that certainly boosts our confidence and gives a sense of satisfaction that only comes as a personal reward.
Jigsaw puzzles date back to the early 1700’s and have been produced for both fun and education. Mastering them has become a personal hobby for many and the choices that can be added to collections today are massive. The Dowdle Folk Art Company has many wonderful choices including a package that would make a wonderful gift for teen or older adult.
The Mount Rushmore 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle and wall calendar bundle is a combination of beautiful art work by the famous artist Eric Dowdle. The puzzle measures 19×27 and the calendar measures 24×13. The calendar is a perfect plus to the package containing 13 scenes from the “Painting the Town” series.
The calendar featuring season one of “Painting the Town”, Eric Dowdle’s TV show. The month to painting list is as follows. January – Plymouth. February – Solvang Danish Village. March – New Orleans. April – Vancouver (Stanley Park). May – Cancun. June – Portland “City of Roses”. July – The Black Hills. August – Charleston. September – Chattanooga. October -Baltimore. November – San Antonio. December – North Shore. The calendar also has extra space for notes and special dates.
Both the puzzle and the calendar have beautiful folk art features. They are bright and colorful and filled with a lot of detail. The puzzle would be perfect to finish and could actually be mounted and framed and would make a lovely picture as an added way to display the finished accomplishment. The calendar has a gorgeous scene for each month and would look great hanging anywhere you choose to place it. There is also a sneak peek into 2017 that makes planning ahead for a special event easier. Why not purchase this great bundle to give as a gift or buy one for yourself? It would make a great start to a new hobby and guarantees that your mind will also get some healthy stimulation.
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