The best way to learn about historic houses is to look at them closely, and the most fun way to look at them closely is to do a puzzle showing a wonderful historic house! So, we made a unique and interesting collection of Historic House Puzzles for you to enjoy!
The Queen Anne style is perhaps the most exuberant of the popular Victorian-era styles. As seen here, the forms, textures, and patterns in the materials give the style visual interest and invite closer study. This detail shot of the tower of a Queen Anne house painted in a restrained monochromatic scheme is illustrative of the variety and liveliness of the style. Maintaining or restoring the varied materials of these houses is key to preserving their character.
Chapter 2 of “Restoring Your Historic House, The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners” is devoted to helping to identify the character-defining features of a house, prioritize elements to be preserved or restored, and guide changes necessary to make the house serve 21st-century lives.
Click on the dashed box at the top-right in the puzzle box below to open the puzzle to full screen. In the top left, you can change the number of pieces (100 pieces is the default), toggle piece rotation, and change the background color. Then hit “OK” and have fun!