Custom Picture Puzzle

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Custom Picture Puzzle - BPhotoArt.comaMy son is a puzzle fiend.  He delights in putting together puzzles, and has gotten pretty good at it.  We’ve long since moved on from the basic wooden puzzles… and regularly tackle puzzles with 20+ pieces.

But this custom picture puzzle has become one of his new favorites.  And that’s because the subjects of the puzzle are near and dear to us.  Let’s just say, when I got the opportunity to review a custom picture puzzle, I was pretty sure it would go over well.

After ordering the puzzle, we had to wait for it to arrive by mail.  The day it came, I handed it to Toby, who had an afternoon playdate with one of his grandmas.  He was so excited when he saw the picture of him with his daddy and brother on the box lid.  I opened the box and explained it was a puzzle of them — and Toby was rearing to go.

Toby delightedly chattered about finding “Daddy’s eye” …”Zack’s face”… and the like.  As the puzzle pieces were put into place, he was visibly beaming from ear to ear.

I will say, after ordering this, I was slightly concerned that some of the pieces might be difficult, given the restricted color scheme of the picture I chose to turn into the puzzle.  But, my toddler was not to be underestimated, and there were no problems whatsoever.

Quality-wise, the custom picture puzzle was nice.  We received the cardboard version, but there was an option to upgrade to a wooden puzzle too.  When ordering, you can alter the puzzle difficulty level by determining how many pieces it should be.  I should note that the photo on the front was not as true to color, photographically speaking, as the image on the puzzle pieces themselves.

To learn more, visit Piczzle Picture Puzzle (Piczzle on Facebook or Piczzle on YouTube).

17 Responses

  1. Alida @ The Realistic Mama
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    What a fun Giveaway!

    I love the small basic design puzzle, my baby is only 13 months but I see her loving this when she is a little older!!

  2. Clarissa H
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    This would be a great family gift! I’m particularly fond of the wooden puzzles.

    • Betsy Finn
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      Congratulations, Clarissa! You were the randomly drawn winner 🙂

  3. Theresa (Capri + 3)
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    I love the one that looks like a holiday card. It’s very festive. The round shape is also quite fun. I love that you can order them made of wood so they are sturdy (which is something that would be great for us with four 4 year-old children!)

  4. Jamie White
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    Oh, I love these! They would make a great Christmas present for lots of people on my shopping list!

    ~Jamie
    Play to Learn Preschool

  5. G.L.
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    Love it! i’d love any of them.

  6. Jane E.
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    I think the photo puzzle with custom puzzle piece shapes is really nifty… but would love any of them!

  7. Erin Buhr
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    What a fun gift or activity. My kids would love this. I tried making some by just cutting pictures and laminating them, but it is so not the same thing.

    • Betsy Finn
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      I’ve made some puzzles too — and agree. Nothing really compares to machine cut puzzle pieces, Erin!

  8. Mark
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    The wooden puzzle sounds awesome!

  9. Stephanie
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    I like the small basic puzzle too, how neat is that!

  10. Isabelle
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    I’d love to win any of their puzzles!

  11. Carl
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    wooden photo puzzles are a cool idea

  12. Jean
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    Fabulous gift idea! I need to do this for my kids at Christmas! How long was the turnaround time?

    • Betsy Finn
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      Turnaround time wasn’t bad, Jean! I think my order was shipped out in less than a week 🙂

  13. debbie
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    I can attest to the quality and value of this puzzled.

  14. Liz
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    oh, so sad I missed this! How cool is that puzzle.

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