Eggs in Frames

This was the very first jigsaw puzzle I was asked to review back in 2015 and Anie's very first off her brand new production line. I highly recommend it.

Eggs in Frames was the very first jigsaw puzzle I was asked to review back in 2015 and Anie's very first off her brand new production line. One never knows how a new product will be presented but this one is on the high end and I highly recommend it.

Brand: JaCaRou Puzzles

Title: Eggs in Frame

By: Anie Maltais

Pieces: 1000

Size: 26.625" x 19.25"


Eggs in Frames Review

Overall Experience:  Great

Cut Quality:  Awesome

Board Quality: Smooth and thick

Shape Cut: Ribbon/grid

Image Quality: Superb

Hardest Area: The borders

Puzzle Dust? minimal

Finish Quality: Smooth 

Box Quality: Good and solid

Sealed Pieces Inside Box: yes

Was this purchased new? no

Price: Sent for review

Recommend Level: High

Time: 12 hours


Eggs in Frames Assembly

I did my usual sorting routine.

  1. Sorting to locate all  the outside border pieces, while....
  2. Placing the pieces into the 'general-color' piles. 
  3. Then I carried on with a second round of sorting (similar colors sorted by shades/patterns) while placing the pieces flat out on the poster boards. 

The border was tricky because you can see the repetitive pattern that switches between 2 different shades which is also the background of the Eggs in Frames.

There were several sections to this image so I broke them down like this;

  • The border/background
  • The coloured frames around the eggs
  • The coloured inside of each of the eggs framed
  • The colours for each of the eggs
  • The colours for the stands for each of the eggs

Then I proceeded to build each one like mini-puzzles. Once the frames around the eggs were done I slid the sections into place within the outside border.

This is the type of puzzle that has that 'addicting' effect - by that I mean, it goes slow for a spell and then suddenly several pieces just appear into place...slow again and then several more are easily placed. So it gives a nice combination of challenge and pleasure.

The pieces are of great quality which is a real factor for jigsaw puzzlers. It makes the puzzling experience so much more delightful when a section can be built in one area of the board and lifted carefully to another section without falling apart.

Eggs in Frames Comments

Anie Maltais  creates and produces her own line of jigsaw puzzles at JaCaRou Puzzles in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. For over 5 years she has created, produced and sold her puzzles in Canada, USA and some worldwide.

I have also had the pleasure of assembling the Zodiac 1000 piece puzzle and Night Owl 1000 piece puzzle. Both of which hold the same top quality and experience!

The following images share some close up details for the Eggs in Frames jigsaw puzzle.


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