My Approach to Jigsaw Puzzles Part 2

On Monday, I started a new puzzle, Neuschwanstein Castle in Winter, a 1000 piece puzzle by Eurographics. Since I get questions on how I work puzzles, I explained and showed how I approach starting a puzzle.

But in that video, I only got as far as separating all the pieces with the border pieces ready to be put together. I didn’t explain how I work each puzzle section. And I promised to show the finished puzzle.

Well, I finished the puzzle today. But instead of just showing a photo of the completed puzzle, I decided to continue the video to show the various stages of my puzzle progress. From completing the border to putting in the last piece.

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A Year of Puzzles: Top 12 of 2021

I did my top 12 books of 2021 and now it’s time for my 2021 puzzle wrap-up!

a majority of my puzzles

While I have been documenting my puzzles through photos on Instagram, I had not kept any kind of master list. Since my puzzle collection has expanded a bit a lot, I finally decided to catalog my puzzles, past and present. So over my winter break, I made a master database of all my puzzles going back to 2016.

Yes, that’s right. I dug through my photos both and through my Puzzle Warehouse account. Of course, I have a few puzzles that I cannot remember which year I completed them in and I’m sure a few are missing from the list, particularly from the earlier years as I didn’t regularly take photos or post my puzzles back in 2016. And any prior to 2016 are lost in the vague recesses of my memory.

Needless to say, I have done a lot of puzzles since 2016.

But let’s talk about the puzzles I completed in 2021!

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