January

 

My first puzzle of the year! I wanted to have a finished puzzle to start the year and the piece count, so it’s a one coffee puzzle. ☕ There may be many small puzzles assembled today. Happy New Year!

 

I figured I might as well finish up the last puzzle in this kit, actually I think these may be the 2 images I like best from all 12. Very cool idea, this calendar kit. Fun!

 

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My Space by Kathleen Denis – Mega Puzzles – 300 pieces

Gorgeous puzzle, but the artwork up close makes for a bit of a challenge! Fun puzzle that wasn’t as quick as I thought it would be.

 

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Millside Picnic by Bonnie White – MasterPieces – 1000 pieces

Really fun puzzle, it’s been a while since I’ve done an Americana puzzle, and it was lovely to get back to it. Nice quality too! 🙂

 

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Vegetable Garden by Cheryl Bartley – MasterPieces – 300 pieces

I saw this one hiding where I hadn’t noticed it, and decided it was definitely time to get it done. I love the artwork, it reminds me of Karla Gerard.

 

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Spectacular Peacock by Aimee Stewart – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – 240 pieces

These smaller piece count puzzles are perfect for when you’re stuck in bed and don’t have a large area to work with. Beautiful puzzle that was 240 pieces of boredom therapy. 🙂

 

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We are All in this Together by Sandy Miller – Springbok (Thingies) – 60 pieces

Really cool little puzzle mom found at the thrift store! I’m currently in the hospital and only have a the small workspace of the bedside table, so it’s small, manageable puzzles for the time being. Isn’t this adorable?

 

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Life’s a Beach – Red Farm Studio – 100 pieces

Interesting puzzle in an interesting box from a company we’ve never tried, the quality was fair and it’s an unusual image. Challenging but fun!

 

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Pavo Bengala by Catalina Estrada – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – 250 pieces

Isn’t this the loveliest image? It was one of the more difficult Wentworth puzzles I’ve assembled; it took a while but I finally got it. Gorgeous!

 

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Fuyune by Haruyo Morita – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – 40 pieces

My daughter and I assembled this together while she was visiting me at the hospital. We both love the image and it was so nice to assemble it together. ❤

 

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Yosemite Fall by Alexander Chen – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – 40 pieces

Another one assembled by both my daughter and I. A little more challenging than the previous one, but still fun.

 

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The Thames at Westminster by Jim Mitchell – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – 40 pieces

These micro puzzles are perfectly sized for when you have very little space to work with, but still enjoy a challenging puzzle. Gorgeous!

 

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Kitchen Cats by Adrian Chesterman – Wentworth Wooden Puzzles – 40 pieces

The last of the hospital puzzles! I’m home now – hooray!! This one was fun and more challenging than it looks. I don’t know how long I’ll be able to sit and do puzzles for a few weeks, but at least I’ll have room for a 300 piece that I can do in my own bed. 🛏

 

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The Seabuglers by Charles Wysocki – Hasbro – 300 pieces

My first puzzle at home in more than a week! I chose this one because it was smaller and an easy picture, it didn’t disappoint. It took me 3 days to get it done, but I’m still recovering. Had fun though, great image and wonderfully thick pieces. 🙂

 

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Mother and Daughter (2) by F. Sands Bruner – Falcon de luxe – 500 pieces

Finally! Beautiful image that really reminds me of my mother. I love it, but it was quite the challenge. I’m not sure how I feel about Falcon puzzles, I may have to choose an easier image to compare. Hmmm, more shopping? 🛒

 

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White Duck Inn by Art Poulin – MasterPieces – 300 pieces

Very randomly cut puzzle that was fun! I like the art of Art Poulin, it always makes me smile. 🙂

 

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Catchin’ Bugs by Charles Wysocki – Hasbro – 300 pieces

I enjoyed this puzzle, and I was able to finish it a little faster than the last 300 piece I did – hopefully I will actually be able to do a larger piece count soon!

 

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Britain & Ireland by Mike Jupp – Gibsons – 150 pieces

This puzzle was so cool! Mike Jupp’s great artistry and sense of humor along with a geography lesson and a quality puzzle to boot! Loved it ❤