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Saturday, January 29, 2011

CLOSED Giveaway: Purrfect Puzzle

Purrfect Puzzles offers a variety of the world’s finest quality puzzles featuring some of the most elegant international artwork, religious architecture photography and Irish Celtic images.

Below is the puzzle we picked since it would best fit our family. Plus, the kids will get a huge kick out of the puzzle especially when it's all finished. A puzzle is a huge accomplishment & source of pride for children. I love the way it can get their brains to think about things in a certain way.
 
Also with these particular puzzles there is always an interesting story behind the puzzle. The puzzle also came with a bonus poster inside. We usually like to shalack our puzzles after we are finished so we can hang them on the kids' wall.
 
RED DRAGON
In the Welsh story of Lludd and Llefelys, the Red Dragon fights with an invading White Dragon. His shrieks cause women to miscarry, animals to perish and plants to become barren. Lludd, king of Britain, goes to his wise brother Llefelys in France for advice. Llefelys tells him to dig a pit in the centre of Britain, fill it with mead, and cover it with cloth. Lludd does this, and the dragons drink the mead and fall asleep. Still wrapped in their cloth, Lludd imprisons them underground in a stone chest at Dinas Emrys in Snowdonia. This tale is one of eleven Mabinogion tales which draw on pre-Christian mythology, international folklore motifs and early medieval historical traditions.

Below are some other cool puzzles available!
FUCHSIA FAERIE
The hedgerows of West Cork in Ireland are lined with this decorative evergreen shrub with its delicate, pendulous flowers which are borne in profusion throughout the summer and autumn months. A common sight in West Cork is a road or a “boreen” lined with these striking plants that can reach up to 10 feet high. A less common sight however, is that of the Fuchsia Fairy. A cheeky playful creature, she looks after the plant, keeping it strong and healthy, clearing away dead leaves and ensuring it has enough food and water. The Fuchsia Fairy is a shy creature and wary of humans, so sightings are rare. But if you are very quiet, and with the luck of the Irish, you just might spot one early on a summer’s day as she plays in the morning sun.



SAINTE CHAPELLE, PARIS
La Sainte-Chapelle - “The Holy Chapel” - is a Gothic chapel on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, France. It was built between 1244 and 1248 and is perhaps the high point of the full tide of the rayonnante period in Gothic architecture. The Sainte-Chapelle, the palatine chapel in the courtyard of the royal palace on the Île de la Cité, was designed to house precious relics: Christ’s crown of thorns, the Image of Edessa and thirty other relics of Christ. Later, a piece of the True Cross and other relics were added. Thus the building in Paris, consecrated on the 26th April 1248, was like a precious reliquary: even the stonework was painted with medallions of saints and martyrs in the quatrefoils of the dado arcade, which was hung with rich textiles. The most visually beautiful aspects of the chapel, and considered the best of their type in the world, are its stained glass windows, for which the stonework is a delicate framework. Rose windows were added to the upper chapel in the fifteenth century.

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