February

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Suess Street – Ravensburger – 1000 pieces

I finally finished a 1000 piece puzzle! Hooray for me! I love this image and had a great time putting it together. So fun!

 

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The Ballet Class by Marlier – Ravensburger – 200 pieces

Another puzzle with missing pieces, although from the box we can tell it’s over 34 years old, so you can blame a piece or two for wandering off. Fun but challenging puzzle. 🙂

 

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American Puppy by Jim Lamb – Lang – 500 pieces

I love this image, the puppies are so adorable! Alas, the assembly wasn’t as wonderful as we’d hoped and it became quite tedious at times. Still, ain’t it cute???

 

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Ancient Egypt – Sassi Science – 200 pieces

Extremely large puzzle that took over our whole board! Excellent quality informational puzzle for kids that comes with a 32 page booklet to learn all about Ancient Egypt – great idea!

 

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Dinosaurs – Melissa & Doug – 48 pieces

Last of the 4 puzzles mom and I assembled today. Another VERY big puzzle, 2 x 3 feet! All pieces were there, and it’s already been donated to the school. 🙂

 

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Flower Kaleidoscope by Lori Schory – Ravensburger – 300 pieces

This is so much more beautiful in person, what a fun puzzle! The large pieces make this 300 piece puzzle the same size as most 1000 pieces, it’s pretty impressive! Excellent quality, gorgeous picture. 💐

 

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Heroines – Remarks – 1000 pieces

Super fun collage that only took me a few hours, this is what I needed to get back into my puzzle groove! Great puzzle!

 

 

So today I wanted to get all the kid’s puzzles of of my shelf, so I sat down and watched tv while assembling all of them – one after the other. So these 2 puzzles and the 7 others after them were all done in one afternoon. 😎 These puzzles were in the same box, 2 puzzles with 12 pieces each; Ravensburger quality with gorgeous images, fabulous!

 

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Panda Family by Howard Robinson – Ravensburger – 60 pieces

Gorgeous image, wonderful quality, a fun puzzle to assemble. 🐼

 

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Busy Airport by Peter Nielaender – Ravensburger – 35 pieces

These puzzles are such great quality, I love working the Ravensburger children’s puzzles. They feel great in your hands and fit together perfectly!

 

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Ballet Lesson – Ravensburger – 35 pieces

Almost all of today’s puzzles were Ravensburger, they hold up so well! This was a sweet scene full of future ballerinas; really cute and fun to assemble.

 

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Winnie the Pooh – Ravensburger – 24 pieces

This is a puzzle with only 24 pieces, but they are HUGE! The finished puzzle measures about 20 x 27 inches, that’s the average size of a 1000 piece puzzle. Wow!

 

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Little Red Riding Hood – Milton Bradley – 60 pieces

This poor puzzle was assembled after I’d already put together 6 Ravensburgers, how in the world do you compete with that? LOL Still, great colors and piece shapes.

 

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Ballet Lesson – Ravensburger – 100 pieces

Interestingly this puzzle has the same title as another I did earlier today! They are both “Ballet Lesson” and both Ravensburger – funny coincidence. This was a GORGEOUS puzzle and I was sad it was missing a piece, it had a beautiful image enhanced by glitter. Who doesn’t love a little sparkle?

 

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Snow Leopard by Schim Schimmel – Ceaco – 100 pieces

This is a glow in the dark puzzle, so you’ll have to check out my post on this one to see the “glow” picture – it’s pretty good!

 

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Garden Goodness – Springbok – 1000 pieces

Beautiful collage that was quite fun to put together. Each seed package was just about the perfect size, and I enjoyed every piece from start to finish!

 

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Simple Pleasures by Susan Winget – Ceaco (Cork backed) – 500 pieces

What a fun puzzle! It was a little more complex than the ones I’ve been doing lately, but that’s good. I’m finally getting my good puzzle vibes going again. Very good quality puzzle.

 

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Sugar & Spice by Charles Wysocki – Buffalo – 300 pieces

Another quick and fun Wysocki with only one building. Nice! There’s something about this image that made it more fun for me than usual, I enjoyed this assembly VERY MUCH!

 

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Vintage Signs by Lois B. Sutton – White Mountain – 1000 pieces

Another wonderful White Mountain collage. This was a thrift store purchase and unfortunately it has a missing piece, but it was still an entertaining puzzle to put together!

 

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Art Nouveau – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – 750 pieces

An absolutely gorgeous puzzle that mom and I put together. It wasn’t as difficult as I thought it might be, and we had a great time!

 

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Spice Rack by Charlie Girard – White Mountain – 1000 pieces

Fun thrift store puzzle that was a little more of a challenge than I bargained for, but still spicy and entertaining. 😎

 

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Green Acres by Alan Giana – MasterPieces – 300 pieces

Beautiful image with an interesting random cut. It went together quickly and the colors are just gorgeous.

 

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Springtime Beauty by Kim Norlien – Buffalo – 300 pieces

Mom and I assembled this together, it didn’t take long but it was a little more difficult than it looked – fun though!

 

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Fawn and Flowers by James Hautman – Buffalo – 300 pieces

Quick puzzle I put together because I was tired of putting black pieces into the 1000 piece puzzle I was working (see below). It made me happy to finish a puzzle that wasn’t terribly difficult. 🙂

 

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Ruby Red – Schmidt – 1000 pieces

Wow was this a challenge! Over 400 of the pieces were basically just plain black; at times I wanted to quit but I really wanted to see the finished image complete. Isn’t it stunning? I love it!

 

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Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – 40 pieces

I took a few puzzles to my daughter while she’s in the hospital. My daughter, son-in-law and myself put this one together. I know, it doesn’t take 3 people to put together 40 pieces, but these puzzles aren’t easy and we were all looking for something to do. 🙂

 

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Apple Pie Kitchen by Kip Richmond – Cobble Hill – 500 pieces

Beautiful new Cobble Hill, and I had a great time assembling it! The pieces were big and easy to handle and the finished image is gorgeous. 🙂

 

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Betty Crocker – White Mountain – 1000 pieces

Mom got this puzzle for Christmas, and we assembled it together. It was pretty fun, but challenging as well. My daughter helped us out too! 🙂

 

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Monarch Butterfly Tree by Paul Huessenstamm – Pomegranate – 100 pieces

I wanted to try a small Pomegranate puzzle, and I loved it! Great pieces and it comes in a hinged metal box – fabulous! 🙂