LEGO is running a charity toy drive this year at LEGOSantaYoda.com. All you have to do is send an e-greeting and LEGO will donate a toy to Toys for Tots. You can send as many e-cards as you want, and LEGO donate a toy for every message you send. To make things less annoying for Continue reading →
LEGO Holidays models on The Brothers Brick | Page 2
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.
LEGO Certified Professional Duncan Titmarsh of Bright Bricks (who was also involved in building James May’s LEGO house) recently led a project to create what is likely the world’s tallest LEGO Christmas tree at London’s St. Pancras train station. Standing 38 feet (12 m) tall and built from 600,000 bricks, you can see the tree Continue reading →
Mos Eisley used Star Wars minifigures to create this Christmas version of the Emperor’s arrival. Can you identify all the minifigs used, including the chrome stormtroopers? Via FBTB
The weather outside might be frightful, but we’ve got plenty to keep us inside and warm. And that includes building ornaments for our trees, if that’s the holiday you choose to celebrate. Chris McVeigh has posted his series of five ornaments, each designed to bring a bit of life and character to your decorations this Continue reading →
Black Friday 2011 is here, which means the LEGO Shop online is having a bunch of deals to get your holiday shopping started. Here’s what you get, November 25-28: Free shipping on all orders of $49 or more Free Limited Edition Holiday set featuring Santa Minifigure with orders of $99 or more 10% off all Continue reading →
Each year, Nannan and several other organizers run a fundraising event for Toys for Tots called Creations for Charity. The team has just listed several new creations in their online store. Fine print: Creations for Charity is a fundraising event for the Toys for Tots charity organization. As such, donations to Creations for Charity itself Continue reading →
Have a fantastic holiday! I hope your costumes are awesome, you gorge yourself on candy and sweets, and there are plenty of trick-or-treaters to your door. Oh! And I hope you don’t run into this guy: Many thanks to Jamie Spencer for his fantastic advent calendar this year. If you missed any of them, you Continue reading →
LEGO’s North American Community Coordinator Kevin Hinkle participated in a recent Halloween contest at work. The pumpkin-decorating contest required participants to include at least five LEGO elements. Kevin’s pumpkin uses the design from the recent Collectible Minifigure vampire. I like how Kevin left the edges “rough,” as though the vampire painter minifig actually painted it.
There’s a special place in my heart for Sanrio-themed LEGO models. This series of Hello Kitty figures in Halloween garb by schfio gives me a warm glow. My favorite is Dracula Kitty: Check out bigger photos of all the cats in schfio’s photoset on Flickr Thanks for the tip, Bruce & Tommy!
The third annual Creations for Charity fundraiser has just begun. This is an opportunity for builders to donate custom Lego creations and raise money to buy Lego for underprivileged children during the holidays. In addition, it’s a chance for buyers to own an original Lego creation. MOC donations are currently being accepted until November 15, Continue reading →
LEGO announced a contest for fans in the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States. The purpose of the contest is to design a stamp that will be included with the holiday catalog. Fifty finalists will win the latest addition to the Winter Village series, 10222 Winter Village Post Office. Press Release: LEGO is asking Continue reading →
The latest addition to LEGO’s line of Advent Calendars, LEGO Star Wars 7958 Advent Calendar, is now available! It features 8 minifigures (Santa Yoda anyone?), a mini X-Wing, mini Millennium Falcon, and 14 other Star Wars or Christmas-related mini-models. It is priced at US$39.99, which is comparable to the other advent calendars. Better pick up Continue reading →
LEGO continues to expand its holiday village with the latest addition to the lineup, 10222 Winter Village Post Office. Click the pic for the complete photoset on Flickr. Here are the complete details from LEGO: 10222 Winter Village Post Office Ages 12+. 820 pieces. US $59.99 CA $79.99 DE 59.99 € UK 49.99 £ Continuing Continue reading →
A high-resolution picture of the contents of this year’s upcoming Star Wars Advent Calendar is here. Via Eurobricks
Here’s one for those that are Christian and those that just like good LEGO dioramas. By Chris Wunz (wunztwice). The olive tree is pretty much holy by nature.