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LEGO Picks of the Month: August 2017

Another month has come to a close – we hope you’ve had a fantastic one – collecting and building the latest LEGO sets which were released in the beginning of the month (in case you’ve missed it, there were 61 new LEGO sets released on August 1st. You can check them out here – 61 Brand New LEGO Sets Now On Amazon.com)

LEGO Picks of the Month: August 2017

Apart from that, this month also sees the announcement of 2 new builds by AFOLs being accepted by the LEGO Ideas review team and turned into official LEGO Ideas sets – they were the LEGO Voltron build by AFOL Leandro, as well as the LShip in a Bottle build by AFOL Jacob Sadovich.

Also, as usual, you’ll find a couple of pretty interesting builds by AFOLs including the Tyrannosaurus rex Paddock build by AFOL LDiEgo, a LEGO-built tugboat model by AFOL Arjan, and more…

Find out more about the above stories in this month’s LEGO Picks of the Month below… Enjoy! 😀

 

1. 2 LEGO Ideas Submissions To Be Turned Into Official LEGO Sets

Out of These 11 LEGO Builds, Which One’s Your Favorite?

Latest: For those of you who have been eagerly waiting for the announcement of the results of the LEGO Voltron build by AFOL Leandro – we’ve great news for you today…

This set, along with AFOL Jacob Sadovich’s Ship in a Bottle set, have been accepted by the LEGO Ideas review team and will be produced as official LEGO Ideas sets! We’d like to offer our heartiest congratulations to both Leandro and Sadovich! 🎉🎉🎉

Find out more about the latest round of review below…

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

2. Catch The Muppets Performing in the Muppet Theater!

Catch The Muppets Performing in the Muppet Theater!

If you’re a fan of the Muppets, you’d be able to instantly identify the build by AFOL Lachlan below.

In our humble opinion, this build is packed full of playable features for a whole day of fun with your family! Find out more about this build here…

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3. Fans of Jurassic Park Will Love This One…

Fans of Jurassic Park Will Love This One...

We’re not sure about you, but we’d love to see this Tyrannosaurus rex Paddock build by AFOL LDiEgo (which was created to celebrate the movie’s 25th year anniversary) turned into an official LEGO set.

Find out more about this build here and let us know if you share the same sentiments as us…

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

4. How About Adding This Tugboat To Your LEGO Town?

How About Adding This Tugboat To Your LEGO Town?

If you’re into building and collecting boat models, we’re pretty sure you’d love this LEGO-built tugboat model by AFOL Arjan.

It is both eye-catching (because of its color combination that stood out), and its packed full of features. You can find out more about this build here…

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5. 2017’s Winter Village Set Announced…

2017’s Winter Village Set Announced...

For those of you who have been collecting LEGO’s winter sets over the years, here’s another one to add on to your collection come October 1st.

Find out more about this 902-piece LEGO set here…

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6. A Heaven for Art Lovers!

A Heaven for Art Lovers!

If you love art (not just drawing, but also poetry and writing), you’d definitely love this 2 story modular building by AFOL Gigino1907 – it’s akin to a “mini heaven” for artists! 😁

Find out more about this 902-piece LEGO set here…

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7. Ranking the 25 Most Painful LEGO to Step On

Ranking the 25 Most Painful LEGO to Step On

Image Source: Nerdist.com

Do you agree? 😜

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8. This LEGO Mech Suit Guy Is Basically a Superhero

This LEGO Mech Suit Guy Is Basically a Superhero

Image Source: PopularMechanics.com

Wonder how it feels to be inside this LEGO-made mech suit, which was made from 30,000 LEGO pieces, and 700 hours to construct…

Anyone wanna try being inside it? 🙂

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

9. Get Ready for Some Adventure on the Hot Air Balloon!

Get Ready for Some Adventure on the Hot Air Balloon!

Get on board the hot air balloon, and explore your LEGO town from above! 😎

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

10. 61 Brand New LEGO Sets Now On Amazon.com

61 Brand New LEGO Sets Now On Amazon.com

Summer sets are officially made available for sale! In total, you’ll find 61 LEGO sets to add on to your collection today:

✅ 1 new LEGO Architecture set

✅ 11 new LEGO City sets

✅ 4 new LEGO Creator sets

✅ 4 new LEGO DC Super Hero Girls sets

✅ 2 new LEGO Disney Princess sets

✅ 3 new LEGO Elves sets

✅ 6 new LEGO Friends sets

✅ 1 new LEGO Juniors set

✅ 2 new LEGO Minecraft sets

✅ 5 new LEGO Nexo Knights sets

✅ 5 new LEGO Super Heroes sets

✅ 7 new LEGO Technic sets

✅ 10 new LEGO Ninjago Movie-themed sets

✅ 20 new minifigures in the LEGO Ninjago Movie Minifigure Collectible Series 71019

Find out more about these newest LEGO sets below…

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11. Out of These 11 LEGO Builds, Which One’s Your Favorite?

Out of These 11 LEGO Builds, Which One’s Your Favorite?

Another 11 submissions by AFOLs to the LEGO Ideas website have managed to gather 10,000 support votes, and will be taken into consideration by the LEGO Ideas review team to be turned into official LEGO sets (results to be released in the fall of 2017.)

Find out more about each of these 11 builds below and let us know which one(s) would you most like to see produced as official LEGO Ideas set.

In our opinion, we would most like to see the Surf Rescue set being produced as an official LEGO Ideas set… 😊

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12. Build This LEGO Coffee Maker and Never Leave Your Desk

Build This LEGO Coffee Maker and Never Leave Your Desk

Image Source: Gizmodo.com

Coffee lovers, how about building your very own Starbucks coffee machine using your favorite LEGO pieces, and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee at the comfort of your work desk every single day? 🙂

Click here to read the full article… >>

 

13. “Say Cheese!”

'Say Cheese!'

Wow… this LEGO-built version of the classic Polaroid camera looks so strikingly similar to the real thing!

Find out more about each of these 11 builds below and let us know which one(s) would you most like to see produced as official LEGO Ideas set.

For those of you who have owned this camera before, or have an eye for vintage builds, we’re sure you’d love to have the LEGO version of it (built by AFOL “Vintage Bricks“)

Find out more about this build below…

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14. A Brief History of LEGO Hair

A Brief History of LEGO Hair

Image Source: Racked.com

Do you know about the LEGO “hair”?

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15. This RC LEGO Monowheel Will Roam Your Room

This RC LEGO Monowheel Will Roam Your Room

Image Source: PopularMechanics.com

What are your thoughts about this LEGO-made RC Monowheel?

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16. 5 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know About LEGO

5 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About LEGO

Image Source: Fox47News.com

Do you know these 5 things about your beloved LEGO bricks? 🙂

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17. 12-Year-Old’s Super Minimalistic LEGO Sculpture Is Pure Genius

12-Year-Old’s Super Minimalistic LEGO Sculpture Is Pure Genius

Image Source: People.com

What are your thoughts about this? 🤔

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18. This Time-Lapse of a Life-Size LEGO McLaren 720S Build is Hypnotic to Watch

This Time-Lapse of a Life-Size LEGO McLaren 720S Build is Hypnotic to Watch

Image Source: TheDrive.com

Wow! Just W.O.W.! 😮

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

As always, our team is dedicated to looking and presenting the best in the world of LEGO to you. So if you haven’t already followed us on Facebook, you can do so here to stay updated on everything LEGO.

Stay tuned for next month issue which will be made available on September 29th. Meanwhile, you can check out previous issues of LEGO Picks of the Month below (in case you’ve missed them when we first published them):
 

Previous Issues of “LEGO Picks of the Month”:

Issue #19 – July 2017

Issue #18 – June 2017

Issue #17 – May 2017

Issue #16 – April 2017

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