Cinderella is finished! I’m super proud of myself, and very thankful to my mom and husband for helping put the last pieces in today. Thanks guys! Actually, thanks mom. Hubby never reads this blog. He gets to hear about the puzzle and sees it every day. 🙂
I sure was right when I said that this would be one of the difficult ones. But it took me only 16 days to complete this section compared to 20 days for Snow White. I think I learned a few things working the first section that sped things up a bit, and I also think I worked harder on it because I wanted to get it over with. Not that I didn’t enjoy it, because I did; but at times it seemed as if I was making no progress at all. And again, there were raging hormone days which made slight frustrations seem way worse than they actually were.
She is beautiful and I’m glad she’s finished. The twinklies were the last pieces to be assembled and it seemed more difficult on this section than it did on Snow White. Perhaps that’s just my perception, but it sure did feel as if I spent WAY more time looking for pieces. It is helpful though that there is a pattern to the pieces along the connecting edges. You can see in the picture above that it alternates, this is helpful in determining what shape pieces you’re looking for next.
Tomorrow she’s coming off the board to be put on cardboard to rest under my bed until assembling day. I really should figure out what I’m going to do with the puzzle once it is complete! Buy a bigger house with a wall large enough to display it? Or with enough floor space to put it on the floor and cover it with a clear sealer? If I do that though, I can never ever move! Also, do I really want people walking all over it? I think not!
Dumbo is next, but I’m not sure if I’ll start sorting tomorrow or not. I have pulled the bag of pieces but that’s as far as I got. I am still working on the Civil War Generals puzzle, but I may get antsy to get started on the next section. I do want to finish the Civil War puzzle, because it’s quite fun – interesting and informative. Lots of words too, which I LOVE to put together. Although you may be seeing Dumbo progress start very soon!