Crystal Clear: Building LEGO Windows

No matter what kind of building you may be working on, the style of windows is going to say a lot about your creation.  Size and shape will set the tone for the entire building, so it’s extremely important to make sure your window styles don’t clash with the mood you’re trying to create!

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3 Keys for LEGO Walls

Not too long ago we looked a tips for building yourself a LEGO wall, with a focus on outside walls.  Today, we’ll consider 3 important keys for building the perfect interior wall for all your minifigures’ inside needs!

(If you’re interested in looking at any of the below MOCs more in depth, just follow the picture link to my Flickr where in most cases plenty of alternate views are available!)

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Top This! Roofs with LEGO Bricks

Building edifices out of LEGO bricks isn’t quite a piece of cake – it takes time and thought to come up with the best choices for the floors, walls, and – of course – the roof!  There’s definitely no one roof fits all, but fortunately, there are dozens of great options when it comes to topping off your LEGO house!  So let’s explore a few ideas!

(As usual, clicking on the pictures will take you to my photostream where you can see more angles of the same creation!)

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Making Waves: Water with LEGO Bricks

We can’t live without water… and most LEGO builders would find it difficult to build without LEGO water, at least once in a while!  I don’t think I could even count the times I’ve used bricks to build water.  From peaceful oceans to foamy beaches to swimming pools, water seeps into my creations all the time.  So check out some of the many techniques I’ve used, and get inspired to build a bit of ocean yourself!

(To see more views of the following creations, just click on the pictures and scroll through my photostream!)

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Floors Galore for Your LEGO Home

One of the first steps to building any indoor scene out of LEGO is – of course – the floor.  Your choice for this important section will influence the whole feel of the creation, so it’s helpful to have a broad repository of techniques to choose from!  Featured below are some of the tricks I’ve found most useful for my own builds!

(Clicking on a picture will take you to Flickr, where you can see more pictures of the same creation!)

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Tree Trials: 7 Secrets for Deciduous Trees

Not too long ago we took a look at 8 unique ways to build LEGO palm trees, and today we’re back with seven secrets for building deciduous trees out of bricks!  These are pointers I’ve picked up over the course of my building experience.  But let me just say at the outset: there are dozens, probably hundreds, of amazing ways to build trees out there, so consider this just the tip of the iceberg!

Clicking on the following pictures will take you to Flickr, where in most cases you can see more of the same creation!

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