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More Sets Added to LEGO Build Together App

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Back in December of last year, we discussed a new experience available through the LEGO Building Instruction app, called Build Together. This innovative feature opened a new dimension of interactive building, designed to multiply play value while turning LEGO building into a social, cooperative activity that both families and friends could enjoy together (see: LEGO […] Read more

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New LEGO Page with Mini-Builds for Every Week!

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There is a new section of the LEGO website that I thought some of our readers might like. You can find it at LEGO.com/Creativity. As the name of the link implies, the focus of this page is free-building and creative play. It features articles with arts and crafts ideas and LEGO home decor projects. And […] Read more

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LEGO Art Mosaics Alternate Building Instructions

The LEGO Art collection was introduced back in 2020 with four sets; the #31197 LEGO Art Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe mosaic, the #31198 LEGO Art The Beatles mosaic, the #31199 LEGO Art Marvel Studios Iron Man mosaic, and the #31200 LEGO Art Star Wars The Sith mosaic. In 2021, an additional four sets were added […] Read more

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Creating Angled Designs with LEGO Bricks

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(Written by William) LEGO elements, especially bricks and plates, are often viewed as being incredibly square. They create great straight lines, but when it comes to angles, you often need to hunt down a specialized facet brick or wedge plate for the job. Well, what if I told you there are ways to angle your […] Read more

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Second Look at the LEGO Townhouse Pet Shop & Café

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LEGO fans often talk about the most exciting new sets, but from time to time, it’s worth looking at older sets that have become fan favorites. Some of these sets are popular because they are fun to build, or because they look great on display, or they may offer a great selection of useful parts, […] Read more

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LEGO VIDIYO BeatBoxes Review

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As you may remember from our previous discussions, the new LEGO VIDIYO theme is all about combining physical LEGO elements with augmented reality to make music videos. You download the free app, choose from the app’s music library, scan your Bandmate and BeatBits (printed 2×2 tiles) from the LEGO VIDIYO sets, and you can record […] Read more

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LEGO Brick Separators, Tile Remover Tools & More!

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The original LEGO brick separator was introduced in 1990 and was produced until 2011. It was the first dedicated tool that was made specifically for separating LEGO plates and removing tiles. It saved many LEGO elements from tooth marks, and many teeth from getting chips and cracks. This first version of the brick separator came […] Read more

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Turning the LEGO Medieval Blacksmith into an Inn

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) When I reviewed the #21325 LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith (see: LEGO Medieval Blacksmith Review), a reader suggested in the comment section that this set might look good turned into a tavern. The idea got me excited, so I gave it a shot! First, let’s start by taking another look at […] Read more

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Periodic Table of LEGO Colors V2.0

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You might remember that a few months ago we talked about an interesting product called the First Periodic Table of LEGO Colors. LEGO fans are often confused about the names and availability of LEGO colors, especially the rare and unusual ones. Correctly identifying LEGO colors can also be a challenge for those who buy and […] Read more

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LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith Set Modifications

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) A week or so ago, I reviewed the #21325 LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith, and toward the end, I pointed out a few things that I didn’t like so much about an otherwise fantastic set. Of course, the beauty of LEGO is that if you don’t like it, you can rebuild […] Read more

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