Amazing MOCs: DOTS Art Gallery
Mar29

Amazing MOCs: DOTS Art Gallery

I follow various LEGO® groups on Facebook and over the past few days, this fun creation by builder Rollon Smith appeared and thought it deserved a share. Rollon’s MOC is inspired by the new LEGO DOTS elements and makes them the focus of an art gallery exhibit, turning them into mini pieces of art. The various 1×1 DOTS elements allow for some impressive patterns and colour combinations. Making the perfect little pieces to...

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Click & Snap: Snowflake Village 2019
Dec13

Click & Snap: Snowflake Village 2019

For the last few years here at BricksFanz HQ, I’ve created a festive themed display, lovingly dubbed Snowflake Village, and of course it’s made from LEGO®. It features many of the LEGO Creator Expert Winter Village sets, released over the last few years, including this years Winter Village Gingerbread House. As the years have gone on, the display has become bigger and this year has even expanded underneath the tree. Plus...

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LEGO Winter Holiday Train Powered UP
Dec08

LEGO Winter Holiday Train Powered UP

Like many LEGO® fans, I break out the various seasonal LEGO sets at Christmas to litter the house with brick-based festive cheer. This year is no different, but as I dressed the tree last night I light bulb went off. No I didn’t need to buy new lights for the tree, I had an idea – could I bring the Winter Holiday Train to life with Powered UP? I had recently purchased the Powered UP Passenger Train in the Black Friday...

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Click & Snap: Stranger Things Will The Wise
Jul18

Click & Snap: Stranger Things Will The Wise

The third season of Stranger Things has been available on Netflix for a couple of weeks now. It’s an incredible programme and if you haven’t watched it already, I highly recommend it. During the new series, Will Byers tries to get the gang to play a Dungeon & Dragons campaign. So he’s dons his outfit to become Dungeon Master Will the Wise. Inspired by this moment I decided to recreate Will the Wise using the new...

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LEGO Stranger Things: Building Castle Byers
May23

LEGO Stranger Things: Building Castle Byers

For those lucky enough to attend the LEGO® Stranger Things set launch at the LEGO Store in Leicester Square or the similar event in New York, you may have been able to get your hands an a special second Stranger Things set. Those attending the event could not only get there hands on the new sets before anyone else, they could also build an exclusive Make & Take set. This was based on Will Byers secret den, known as Castle Byers....

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Big Ideas: Thunderbirds Are Go
May23

Big Ideas: Thunderbirds Are Go

5-4-3-2-1 Thunderbirds are go! Those words would mean you were about to join International Rescue on another exciting adventure. The classic 60s show has an enduring appealing, which has seen the original episodes gain an all new audience in the 90s and even today, the world created by Gerry Anderson has been reimagined as a CGI show. Whatever your age, you’ll know what Thunderbirds is. Which makes this LEGO® Ideas project so...

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Building The LEGO Nano Gauntlet
May22

Building The LEGO Nano Gauntlet

This time last year BricksFanz received an awesome little promotional build to celebrate the release of Avengers: Infinity War. That build was a miniature LEGO Infinity Gauntlet, the weapon that Thanos used to destroy half the life in the universe. Now a year on, the second part of the story has been concluded with Endgame. If some reason you haven’t seen the film, what follows will be a spoiler. With those who had been dusted...

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