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LEGO Picks of the Month: April 2017

Time flies… We’re here for another issue of LEGO Picks of the Month – where you’ll find a roundup of all the interesting news in the World of LEGO that happened throughout the entire month.

LEGO Picks of the Month: April 2017

The features this month include a 1,000-piece LEGO diorama of Nye’s Polonaise Room. We’ve also looked into the house of a fellow AFOL, who dedicated an entire room to house all her LEGO pieces (and it’s also where all her fantastic builds were “born”), along with official images of the newest LEGO minifigures series 17 (which will be released in a couple of days time), and sets which will be releasing in the summer of 2017.

Find out more about these stories (and more) in April’s edition of LEGO Picks of the Month below:

 

1. Minneapolis Man Creates Epic 1,000-Piece LEGO Diorama of Nye’s Polonaise Room

Minneapolis Man Creates Epic 1,000-Piece LEGO Diorama of Nye's Polonaise Room

Image Source: StarTribune.com

What are your thoughts about this 1,000 piece LEGO diorama of Nye’s Polonaise Room by Jeff Esler?

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

2. This LEGO Collector’s House Is A World of Stackable Plastic Bricks

This LEGO Collector’s House Is A World of Stackable Plastic Bricks

Image Source: ChcagoReader.com

Is your house something like hers as well? 😉

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3. Official Images of 56 New LEGO Sets Releasing In Summer 2017

Official Images of 56 New LEGO Sets Releasing In Summer 2017

LEGO have just made available box + product images of a total of 56 new LEGO sets – most of them will be made available for you to add on to your existing collection from August this year.

You’ll find:

– 14 new sets in the LEGO City series

– 5 new sets in the LEGO Creator series

– 4 new sets in the LEGO DC Super Hero Girls series

– 3 new sets in the LEGO Elves series

– 8 new sets in the LEGO Friends series

– 7 new sets in the LEGO Nexo Knights series

– 10 new sets in the LEGO Stars series

– 5 new sets in The LEGO Batman Movie series

Find out more about these upcoming LEGO sets below, and let us know of your thoughts about them in the comments below – which set/s caught your eyes? Also, in terms of their variety and pricing, what are your thoughts? 🙂

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4. Brick by LEGO Brick, Roeland Park Man Builds A Charity

Brick by LEGO Brick, Roeland Park Man Builds A Charity

Image Source: KansasCity.com

Read the story about how AFOL Matthew Gould turned his own lifelong LEGO obsession into a charity that, with the help of donors and volunteers, brings joys to kids who desperately needs it…

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5. First Look Into The Latest LEGO Minifigure Series 17 (71018)

First Look Into The Latest LEGO Minifigure Series 17 (71018)

Details of the upcoming LEGO Minifigures Series 17, which will be made available from May 1st, have been released.

Check them out below, and share with us your thoughts on which minifigure in particular caught your eye the most… 🙂

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

6. How About Some LEGO-Made Dinosaur Fossil Skeletons On Your Display Cabinet?

How About Some LEGO-Made Dinosaur Fossil Skeletons On Your Display Cabinet?

Do you love prehistoric stuffs – particularly dinosaur fossil skeletons, you’d definitely love this custom LEGO build by Mukkinn.

There are a total of 5 dinosaur species in this build – Triceratops, Stegosaurus, Dilophosaurus, Brachiosaurus, as well as Plesiosaurus. Check out close-up images of each of the species below…

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

7. Fish & Chips Anyone?

Fish & Chips Anyone?

Inspired by the many fish & chips shops in the UK, LEGO builder Jackahorner decided to build a LEGO version of it.

Check out this really well-designed 3-story fish and chips shop below…

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

8. Step-By-Step Instructions To The LEGO Star Wars Detention Block Rescue Set

Step-By-Step Instructions To The LEGO Star Wars Detention Block Rescue Set

Didn’t manage to get your limited edition LEGO Star Wars Detention Block Rescue set?

No worries… You can build it yourself – all you need are these 220 LEGO pieces (which you can place your order from Bricklink) and this step-by-step instruction booklet (which you can download from our site below) and off you go!

Happy building everyone! 🙂

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9. A Vespa To Your Collection, Anyone?

A Vespa To Your Collection, Anyone?

Yes, this Vespa model by George Panteleon (also known as ZetoVince37 on the LEGO Ideas website) was constructed using purely LEGO pieces. 🙂

Find out more about it below…

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10. A Field of LEGO Daffodils Is “Blooming” in England

A Field of LEGO Daffodils Is 'Blooming' in England

Image Source: MentalFloss.com

Check out these “blooming” Daffodils that’s happening right now in Hull, United Kingdom.

This fantastic work of art (where you’ll find more than 1,700 flowers, constructed from 146,400 LEGO bricks) by Bright Bricks, was built to celebrate the city being selected as the UK City of Culture for 2017.

Find out more about these LEGO-made Daffodils below…

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

11. Architecture-Themed Taj Mahal Model In 1:650 Scale

Architecture-Themed Taj Mahal Model In 1:650 Scale

This Architecture-themed rendition of the Taj Mahal by the cousin team of Lukas and Jan is really delightful to see, and we’re sure it’ll make an excellent addition alongside all your other LEGO Architecture sets!

Find out more about this model below and, if you love it just like us, be sure to show your support by voting for it in the LEGO Ideas website…

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

12. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. – Monica’s Apartment

F.R.I.E.N.D.S. - Monica’s Apartment

Does this LEGO replica of Monica’s Apartment (from the TV sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S.) by Ryan Blanck bring back memories? 🙂

If you’re a fan of this famous sitcom (like us), you’d definitely want to own this one! Check it out below and don’t forget to vote for it in the LEGO Ideas website (details on how to do so can be found below as well)…

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

13. The Daily LEGO Project Finds The Whimsy In Everyday Objects

The Daily LEGO Project Finds The Whimsy In Everyday Objects

Image Source: BoingBoing.net

These daily LEGO projects by Polish graphic designer Michał Kulesza are just sooo creative!

Do you share the same thoughts as us? 🙂

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

With that, we’ve come to the end of this month’s edition of LEGO Picks of the Month.

We hope you’ve enjoyed the contents we’ve put forth for you throughout the entire month (as much as we enjoy sourcing for them). We look forward to presenting to you next month’s issue of this online digest next month!

Meanwhile, you can check out all the other previous issues below (for those of you who have missed out when they were first published):

 

Previous Issues of “LEGO Picks of the Month”:

Issue #15 – March 2017

Issue #14 – February 2017

Issue #13 – January 2017

Issue #12 – December 2016

Issue #11 – November 2016

Issue #10 – October 2016

Issue #9 – September 2016

Issue #8 – August 2016

Issue #7 – July 2016

Issue #6 – June 2016

Issue #5 – May 2016

Issue #4 – April 2016

Issue #3 – March 2016

Issue #2 – February 2016

Issue #1 – January 2016