Tag Archives: Flower

Rose in a dome for a loved one on Valentines day! [Instructions]

With the release of the LEGO Ideas 21313 Ship in a Bottle, many builders have taken a creative approach to using the transparent parts to create something unique. This build of a rose within a ‘glass dome’ is quite the exquisite and elegant idea executed by Chakhei Mok. He made sure to share a bit of his creative process – remember, Valentine’s Day is here, and if you’re behind time on your shopping list and have a Ship in a Bottle on hand, there’s still hope with elements that you have on hand to gift this gorgeous flower to your loved one!

Click for the instructions to build your own Rose in Glass

LEGO Valentine’s Day freebie: get 30404 LEGO Friends Sunflower with any order of $20 or more [News]

Today only, February 14 make any order of $20 or more, and a beautiful free 30404 LEGO Friends Sunflower set will be automatically added to your shopping bag. This Valentine’s Day freebie is available only at LEGO® Stores and shop.LEGO.com, while supplies last. Can you imagine a better source of yellow and orange slopes than this cute promotional set?

The light blossoms from darkness

Some LEGO fans expect lots of fancy techniques and a wide range of parts used in a creation. While this White flower by Jarekwally has some of that, it focuses on other areas that are just as important, like composition and contrasts.

White flower

The shadows give a very mysterious impression, somehow the white flower actually blends with the black background. Different textures are distributed concentrically around the contrasting red gynoecium. The branches reaching out towards the camera emphasize the image’s depth, which could easily be neglected in a build that seems to be very specialized for photography.

Malaysian cultural icons featured in exclusive mini-builds [News]

A collaboration between LEGO and the fan community in Malaysia has inspired brick-built versions of cultural icons representing everyday things that locals can identify and appreciate as something to remind them of home. The four builds come packaged very much like standard LEGO sets with instructions and a box, and are offered as part of a Gift With Purchase promotion in Malaysia for the month of June.

As part of the community engagement process, candidate fan designs were first shortlisted by LEGO, then the chosen builds received design input from Nicholas Foo, a LEGO Certified Professional based in Singapore, before finally going into production. Continue reading

An Orchid for Love and Beauty

I’m sure you’ve seen them in stores everywhere, too–the delicate orchids in an array of colors, waiting for you to take them home.

I’ve honestly been tempted, but this one might just fit right in with my decor! Tim Inman has built a lovely purple orchid, which is perfect for anyone. No need for water, and keep it away from the sun!