Fool’s Gold, “Moose and Moon”

I loved this little puzzle – it went fast. There wasn’t a lot of color, but the pattern areas were quite distinct, and the puzzle pieces were distinct, and together they solved quickly. The puzzle fit together rather tightly. The print was peeling off (already) in one corner of one piece. Artist is Kitty Bigelow. […]
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Nadiezda “Night Ship”

Artifact Puzzles: Nadiezda’s “Night Ship” Ash and I did this one today, finishing it up after starting it last week. Lots of beautiful whimsies! This is a 283 piece wooden jigsaw puzzle of a gorgeous image by Mexican artist Nadiezda. The puzzle design is by Kathryn Flocken, and includes numerous sea whimsy pieces with shapes […]
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Manami Lingerfelt “Moonrise”

Wow, I loved this art — “Moonrise” by Manami Lingerfelt (website). The Nautilus puzzle is 360 pieces, and just under a square foot. Lots of fun whimsies, one and two-pieced, and the two-pieces were beautifully done. (The owl, below, with one of the pieces an internally folded wing, just makes me happy….) Constellations! Moths! Galaxies […]
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Dragon Moon

This description is absolutely correct — the baying-wolf cut pieces are crazy! But it was fun and intricate. Completed some time in late spring, early summer 2022. Artifact 258-piece puzzle: 11″x15″ “This is a 258 wooden jigsaw puzzle of “Dragon Moon” by Methane Studios. The stark beauty of the art is paired with a puzzle […]
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Alfredo Arraguin “Jaguars”

This puzzle was … so hard. As it turns out, it was hard (in part) because it was a diptych — two sides of a puzzle — but they had printed the left side twice. So, one of the tricks of the puzzle is that the right-side puzzle mirrors the left-side puzzle in piece shape. […]
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