Tired of boring posters and cliched wall art? Try framing a puzzle for wall art that’s a conversation starter. Plus, if you’re a puzzle lover you’ll have a legit excuse for getting your nerd on and starting a new project.
1. The classic piece
This Bal du moulin de la Galette Renoir jigsaw puzzle would look oh-so-chic in a room paired with black-and-white stripes and gilded accents (Sheer Direct, $16).
2. The conversation starter
A peacock-shaped puzzle is sure to initiate a few questions at your next dinner party (Liberty Puzzles, $95).
3. The toy puzzle
This wooden whale puzzle would add a touch of whimsy to a nautical-themed space (Etsy, $30).
4. The Van Gogh
5. The album art cover
Put this Pink Floyd album art puzzle in your hubby’s basement and let him relive his glory days (Wayfair, $16).
6. The classic rock and roll
Mount this iconic scene of the Beatles’ Abbey Road album in your family room. Pair the puzzle with vintage records hung as artwork and a guitar on display (Wayfair, $16).
7. The art nouveau
Hang this art nouveau style Martini & Rossi jigsaw puzzle over your bar cart (Serious Puzzles, $18).
8. The vintage poster
Pair this vintage travel poster with muted yellows and light grays. It would make for a cheery breakfast room (Liberty Puzzle Shop, $105).
9. The vintage magazine cover
A vintage magazine-cover puzzle would make unexpected wall art for a nursery or playroom. Bonus points if you put the puzzle together while nesting (Wayfair, $30).
10. The modern print
This Chrysoto jigsaw puzzle by artist Rex Ray is vibrant and full of life — just how you feel after putting the final puzzle piece in place (Puzzles For Sale, $22).