Monday, November 18, 2013

Piczzle Review and Giveaway!

I've been eying Piczzle picture puzzles since last year. I saw it reviewed on a few other blogs. I wanted to include one of our family holiday cards on it. It can be something special the kids get out every year.

The picture was so easy to upload. It really uploaded fast. They have cardboard and wooden puzzle options. You can choose the amount of pieces to. I got a 308 piece puzzle *Value $32.95. Priority shipping is $6.95. That may seem like a lot, but they double box the puzzle to ensure it's safe. They shipped it out much faster than I expected.

As soon as the boys saw the box they of course asked, "What's in that?" When I told them they wanted to put the puzzle together right away. I kept putting it off because it was dark. Not a great time to take photos. No worries they got to put it together the next day.


I chose to upload to their site a holiday card from two years ago. It has a Christmas train that I knew the boys would love. They must have forgotten about that card. Isaak said when he was putting the puzzle together, "Mom where was this photo taken?" I said, "In our backyard son." He said, "But we don't have train tracks in our backyard." I said, "There's this thing on Mom's computer called Photoshop..."


The cardboard puzzle has 308 pieces. That didn't seem like a lot when I read that number online. For some reason it took us most of the afternoon to put it together. When we got to solid pieces many of them fit within the holes made. Then we got the next piece in, and realized it wasn't the right piece.


I'm glad it's challenging. I wanted something the boys could take out every year to put together. After all custom-make jigsaw puzzles shouldn't be boring. 


Isaak and I put most of it together. Mr. Mica man had a date day with Aunt Angela. Once I got Isaak rolling on a certain part of the puzzle he was determined. I had to initiate it though. Mica's always been into putting puzzles together, so I know he'll love doing it!


Mica got home and the boys fought over who put the pieces in.



Here is the end result:


My biggest fear is that we'd get the puzzle all together and have a missing piece. Luckily that did not happen! All the pieces were intact. The image seems like it will stay on there for a long time. 

Isaak did a little review of his own:

 
Overall I'm really happy with the puzzle. It was everything I hoped it would be. Piczzle really does a great job with their photo puzzles.

Win a small custom cardboard puzzle from Piczzle.

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36 comments:

mail4rosey said...

I like the Vibrant Red Holiday Design best.

mail4rosey said...

I love the idea of the train with Santa, that whole picture you made for your puzzle is cute.

I think I'd do a rollercoaster for one if we won.

~ Noelle said...

what a cute and fun project :)
so glad the boys liked it

Harry Flashman said...

Wow. I'm impressed that your kids could stick with it and put something like that together. I have never had the patience for such puzzles but I admire those who can stay with it.

Theresa said...

I love Piczzle! I had one made of Mariah and her dad for Christmas one year. She loved it!

Leovi said...

A wonderful puzzle, very good job!

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

My boys would get such a kick out of this. They are obsessed with puzzles!

(Terry) My Journey With Candida said...

The basic design is very nice. I like it with the words written on it.

(Terry) My Journey With Candida said...

I think I would probably do a family photo for on my puzzle.

Terra H. said...

This would make a great personalized gift for my step-daughter. Thanks.
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Brandy said...

I like the Vibrant Red Holiday Design.

Brandy said...

I would love to put a family Christmas photo on one.

Joanna Murnan said...

What a cute idea! I loved puzzles as a kid and can't wait to do them with my daughter

Tessa Genners said...

I would love this picture puzzle!

Katie @ yellowmangolife.blogspot.com said...

Love the photo puzzle! Would love to have one of my son Cruz!

Jordan said...

I love picture puzzles that are personalized to the owner. I had a few of these made for my nieces a few years ago with them in their Halloween princess costumes. They were a hit! :)

Lindsey said...

First off, I love the name of your blog, very clever!

I think this Piczzle picture puzzle is a cool idea. We like to do puzzles on a rainy day or really just whenever, but I'm going to check out their site and see if I can get one before Christmas. These will make great Christmas gifts!
Thanks for the review and thanks for sharing!

dailymom said...

We love puzzles, this would be great for our family!

~ Noelle said...

i like the basic design, since i am not sure what photo i would use :)

~ Noelle said...

ha ha ha, after commenting the basic design, I got to thinking, it would be fun to use our Christmas card photo and use the classic holiday design :)

Dee said...

How fun! Just the basic design would be great!

Dawn Monroe said...

I like the heart shaped puzzle. This would make a great grandparents gift.

Dawn Monroe said...

I have a picture of all my grandkids dresses for trick or treat that Id use.

Liza Vladyka said...

Wooden Puzzles - Love U Design

Liza Vladyka said...

my mother and father in law

Lindsey Choi said...

Not sure what i would pick but it would b9

Jessica said...

I love the round design

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Jessica said...

I would pick a picture of all 3 of my kids

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Tara Carlson said...

I think my boys would love to get a puzzle with their picture on it - maybe it'd even inspire cooperation! ;)

Nancy said...

I like their 259 Piece Wooden Puzzle with the Surprise Cut.

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Nancy said...

I'd like a puzzle of a picture from our daughter's wedding.

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Tara Carlson said...

I think I might actually use a piece of artwork made by one of my boys, instead of going with a photograph - it would be a nice ego boost, and a nice way to immortalize that artwork! (Of course then I'd have to get one for each of the kids!)

Tara Carlson said...

I like the Elegant Gold Holiday Design puzzle.

Melinda said...

I'd love to take my son's Christmas pic and do a puzzle for my mom.

bxcrochet said...

I love the heart puzzle.

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bxcrochet said...

I would want one with my daughters picture.

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