This post was written by guest contributor Jess Chamberlain, a Seattle-based writer whose love of good design is second only to her passion for all things crafted by hand. Look for her holiday gift guide posts all month on our blog.
(Photos courtesy of The General Store.)
For the kiddos in your life (ages three and up!): We're smitten with the Grimm's "Wave
" and "Rainbow
" Puzzles from The General Store
. Using alder, lime, maple, and cherry woods, each block is cut and sanded by hand and stained with water based dyes.
It's never too early to inspire a future design enthusiast. (Puzzles available in multiple sizes, from $25 each.)