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44 of the best jigsaw puzzle accounts on Instagram

The best jigsaw puzzle accounts on Instagram

UPDATED… again! Now with even more puzzle accounts!

One of the great things about Instagram is the way that people can share the things that they’re passionate about. A quick search will show you just how active and vibrant the Insta puzzle community is. But with the amazing number of puzzle posts out there, it can be tricky to know who are the best puzzlers are to follow. Here’s a selection of the Insta jigsaw puzzlers we think do things really well!

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Adult puzzler starter pack

Have you been wondering if you’ve crossed the line from casual puzzler to true puzzle nerd? Is there someone in your life you suspect of being a secret jigsaw fanatic? The signs might be subtle – but they’ll be there. Do you find yourself skipping your to-do list in favour of just getting those edge pieces done? Or perhaps you’ve given up ever using your dining table for eating at? Check our chart below to see how much of a grown-up puzzler you are!

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What type of puzzle piece are you?

What type of puzzle piece are you?

If you’ve done as many jigsaws as we have, you’ve probably noticed that not all puzzle pieces look the same. And surely, we can’t be the only ones who have created our own nicknames for each different shape. (By the way, if you want to know the more technical terms for some of these pieces, check out our jigsaw puzzle glossary for this and other fun trivia titbits.)

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8 of the world’s best jigsaw puzzle events

We puzzle nerds know that there’s nothing quite like spending a night (or two) at home with a new or favourite jigsaw. One of the great things about puzzling is that it’s a great solo activity – no friends required for you to have a good time. But if you’ve ever wanted to share your passion with some like-minded people, take a look at these puzzling events. From competitions to festivals and talks, there’s fun for puzzlers of any level.

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The world’s best places for jigsaw puzzle nerds to visit

Quirky puzzle-shaped island in Utrecht, Netherlands

We can all agree that puzzling makes a great at-home pastime, but for the most part, home is where jigsaw puzzles stay. But what kind of opportunities are there for puzzle nerds to enjoy their hobby in the wider world? You’ll be glad to hear that there are jigsaw lovers in every part of the globe, who have created attractions for those who share their passion. Here are some puzzle-friendly tourist attractions that you might want to add to your bucket list!

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6 movies featuring jigsaw puzzles

Some of the best movies, scenes and short films featuring jigsaws

The humble jigsaw puzzle is often used as a symbol for anything vaguely mysterious or challenging. We all know the feeling of being drawn in by a film with ‘jigsaw’ or ‘puzzle’ in the title, only to be disappointed to discover that the name is just a metaphor. So we’ve tracked down some films that really do live up to the promise and include actual puzzles. Ready? And… action!

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8 songs featuring jigsaw puzzles

Enjoy these songs featuring jigsaw puzzles

Love has to be one of the most common themes in music, with personal tales of love, lust and heartbreak in every singer or band’s catalogue. So when the songwriters below sat down to pen these tunes, we guess they had one thing on their mind: their love of puzzles. OK this may not be entirely accurate, but nonetheless, they’ve come up with some great tracks that all feature our favourite pastime.

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9 celebrities that love a good puzzle

Famous fans of jigsaw puzzles that might surprise you.

Do you ever wonder what the rich and famous do to unwind after a long day? You’ll be pleased to hear that a number of celebrities turn to the humble jigsaw puzzle to relax, keep their mind active or even just create something beautiful.

Some celebs are lifelong fans with a framed collection of their favourites, while others are new to the activity, having turned to puzzling as a way of keeping busy during time at home. Which one on this list of famous puzzlers is a surprise to you?

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