Happy Easter, folks. Here’s a cheery Easter Bunny for you, courtesy of flickr user Brickbucki. This is a great sculpture, though I can’t help but think the rabbit looks slightly crazed. But I guess that’s what comes from having to paint and hide millions of eggs.
LEGO Holidays models on The Brothers Brick
From New Year’s Day through Christmas, each year is full of holidays celebrated by the diverse cultures of the world — Setsubun in Japan, Halloween in America, and so many more. LEGO builders love to create seasonal models to celebrate these red-letter days.
I am in no way a religious person. I do, however, know a beautifully composed LEGO model when I see one and can respect the importance of this image’s symbolism to many of our readers. John 3:16 by Brian Williams (BMW_Indy) “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that Continue reading →
Today, while you are eating corn beef and drinking green beer, enjoy this little four-leaf-clover-look back at some great St. Paddy’s Day or Leprechaun themed creations! Nathan Proudlove (Proudlove) Tyler (Legohaulic) Okay Yaramanoglu (Oky – Space Ranger) & Peter Aoun (graznador2)
David Pagano wishes you a Merry Christmas with this fun animated gif.
For those who are working during this Holiday season, you are not alone. Tyler Clites’ (Legohaulic) Elves feel you pain. Merry Christmas!!!
What do you get the LEGO fan who probably buys themselves all the LEGO he or she could ever need? Here at The Brothers Brick (TBB), our LEGO holiday gift guide has everything a LEGO fan is going to love — everything but official LEGO sets! LEGO Books Regular readers will certainly have noticed that Continue reading →
Hillel Cooperman over at BrickPOP has built a lovely vignette of his family in their living room on Chanukah (which starts this evening at sunset). Hillel says, “Some details include presents, our three cats, all five family members, the menorah, the lit shamash (the candle you light the other candles with), soufganiot (jelly donuts – Continue reading →
In the distant future, when humanity has spread to hundreds of habitable planets in the galaxy, when good little boys and girls live thousands of light years away from the North Pole on Earth, how does Santa Claus deliver their toys on Christmas? Why, aboard SCSS Rudolph, the jolly old elf’s Candy Cane-class space corvette, Continue reading →
Today only, members of the LEGO VIP Program get early access to “Brick Friday” sales. The free shipping amount has been lowered to $49. At $99, you get this year’s exclusive holiday set for free (which can’t be purchased separately). At $149, you get 10% off your whole order. And since we haven’t mentioned it Continue reading →
Have a Happy Halloween, courtesy of the ever-great Tyler Clites, who brings us this amusing scene of a skeleton’s worst nightmare.
Oh, October. There are many, many things I adore about you. Your cooler weather. Your vibrant colors. The build up through the month to Halloween, and everything that comes with it. And Jamie‘s annual Halloween figures. Updates will be sporadic this year. Adds a bit of mystery to the whole lot. Keep an eye on Continue reading →
The 4th annual Creations for Charity fundraising event is now accepting donations of Lego creations. Creations for Charity raises money by selling these donated creations to buy Lego sets for underprivileged children. Anyone can donate a Lego creation from now until November 15. All you have to do is fill out a form and be Continue reading →
LEGO’s latest addition to what is obviously now an annual line of holiday-themed village sets is 10229 Winter Village Cottage, unveiled this evening at Brickfair in Virginia. The set includes nearly 1,500 pieces, costs $100, and will be available this October. See all the photos on Flickr. 10229 Winter Village Cottage Ages 12+. 1,487 pieces. Continue reading →
As OJ says over on The Living Brick, “The great thing about Japan and China using the same zodiacal chart but celebrating the New Year on different dates is that I get to do this twice!” Indeed. Schneider Cheung celebrates the Year of the Dragon with the most wonderfully sculpted Chinese dragon I’ve ever seen. Continue reading →
Something I look forward to every New Year’s Day is the lovely LEGO creations by Japanese builders celebrating the new year, most often incorporating the animal from the Chinese Zodiac. I generally wait a couple days and do a roundup, but Moko‘s dragon is too gorgeous to share later. (And since we get at least Continue reading →