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Which One’s Your Pick Among the 7?

A total of 7 builds by AFOLs submitted to the LEGO Ideas website have gotten 10,000 support votes and therefore will be considered by the LEGO Ideas review team to be turned into official LEGO sets – what’s interesting to note is that, out of the 7, 3 of them are by AFOL RobenAnne!

 

Which One's Your Pick Among the 7?

 

Now, assuming if you’re part of the review team, and if you’re only allowed to choose one, what’s your pick and why?

 

In case you’re wondering what our choice will be, if we have to pick one build out of the 7, our choice will be twrt0es’ LEGO Christmas Story House – and we’d certainly like to see it release just in time for the holiday season at the end of the year – as we felt that the current winter sets are getting “stale” (and many community members feel likewise also) and we foresee a set like this will really freshen things up! Do you agree with us on that? 😀

 

Check out details of all the 7 builds below:

 

P.S.: The results (as to which set/s will be produced as official LEGO Ideas set/s) will be released during the summer. Rest assured we’ll keep you updated as soon as we have them so stay tuned!

 

1. Pop-Up Book by JKBrickworks

Which One's Your Pick Among the 7? - Pop-Up Book by JKBrickworks

 

Description (from the LEGO Ideas Website):

The book features a simple and reliable mechanism that pops up a structure when the book opens, and pulls it back in when the book closes. The main scene and surrounding details can be completely customized to tell any story you can imagine, – a cottage in the woods, jungle ruins, medieval castle, wild west building, space station, pirate ship – the possibilities are endless.

There is also room to store Minifigs and other accessories inside the book, and it features a locking clasp to keep everything securely inside when it is closed.

We suggest the set include enough pieces to build at least two core scenes and include anywhere from 3 to 5 Minifigs. A selection of extra Minifig parts could also be included so the actors can be outfitted for different roles, making them more suited to tell a variety of stories.

This is a collaborative project created by Grant Davis (Grant_Davis_) and Jason Allemann (JKBrickworks).

 

Click here to find out more about the Pop-Up Book build on the LEGO Ideas website… >>

 

2. Boat House Diner by RobenAnne

Which One's Your Pick Among the 7? - Boat House Diner by RobenAnne

 

Description (from the LEGO Ideas Website):

If you’re looking for a nice dinner with lots of sea food in the Sea Front Village, you’ve found the right place. With a French chef, and his trusty waiter it has become one of the most famous restaurants.

 

Our go-to spot for seafood, The Boat House Diner, for a more refined experience, Sit in the dining room, overlooking the dock, cracking open crab claws and dunking lobster tails in butter. The menu also includes a terrific lobster roll. Pair your seafood feast with a local beverage.

 

Minifig: French chef, waiter and 4 guest

Boat: made by stem bricks and stem plate

Kitchen: cabinets some have drawers, oven, range and shelving

 

The building consists of roughly 2225 parts. The Boat House Diner has two dining rooms, one downstairs and one upstairs. The first floor can be reached by a staircase where the second dining room and the kitchen is. The kitchen has black and white floor tiles and the dining rooms have white glow and earth green tiles, the walls are brick yellow and the windows white, the roof color dark brown.

 

Click here to find out more about the Boat House Diner build on the LEGO Ideas website… >>

 

3. The Lighthouse by RobenAnne

Which One's Your Pick Among the 7? - The Lighthouse by RobenAnne

 

Description (from the LEGO Ideas Website):

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses, and to serve as a navigational aid for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways.

 

Lighthouses mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals, reefs, and safe entries to harbors, and can assist in aerial navigation. Once widely used, the number of operational lighthouses has declined due to the expense of maintenance and use of electronic navigational systems.

 

On a clear day you can see forever.. How often can you see a light house? Popular with tourists, get in early and enjoy the ambiance.. A short walk from the Lighthouse there is an Old Fishing Store down the road, which has bait and tackle. Or go around the lighthouse and enjoy a magnificent view. The Lighthouse is under some construction and is also getting painted.

 

The following is a list of the Lighthouse items:

Minifig: Carpenter, Fisherman, Painters and Lighthouse manager.

Sealife: Crabs, Starfish, Sea grass, Seagull, and more

Boat: Rowing boat

 

The building consists of roughly 2380 parts and a boat, office, bedroom, kitchen, deck with a porch and outhouse, light room, storage room between the cliff. I used the colors sand blue and white glow, reddish brown for the building that gives it a realistic feeling. The roofs I used the color dark stone grey and reddish brown. The roof just sits on a couple of studs so it’s easy to take of and put on.

 

Click here to find out more about the Lighthouse build on the LEGO Ideas website… >>

 

4. Jaguar E-Type Roadster by Ozzyeatingbats

Which One's Your Pick Among the 7? - Jaguar E-Type Roadster by Ozzyeatingbats

 

Description (from the LEGO Ideas Website):

I’m glad to introduce one of the most significant vehicles of the 20th century – the JAGUAR E-Type Roadster 2 series!

 

Considered one of the most beautiful and stylish cars in the world.

 

I would like to emphasize the following features:

– in-line 6-cylinder engine

– terrible suspension (coming soon)

– elegance of forms vs. the angularity of LEGO

 

The total amount of bricks is ca. 1664. The scale is about 1:10, 20 studs wide and 54 long.

 

I hope that I’ve managed to deliver this idea with the help of LEGO.

 

Thanks for your attention!

 

Click here to find out more about the Jaguar E-Type Roadster build on the LEGO Ideas website… >>

 

5. The Dive Shop by RobenAnne

Which One's Your Pick Among the 7? - The Dive Shop by RobenAnne

 

Description (from the LEGO Ideas Website):

Centrally located in the Sea Front Village Marina.The Dive Shop proudly offers an unparalleled inventory selection including the best names in scuba equipment; boundless dive opportunities and a top-of-the-line Repair/Service Tech Center. Our professionally trained staff is knowledgeable and available to help you plan all your equipment purchases and your next adventure.

 

Enjoy and Explore Sea Front Village Dive Shop diving at its best!

 

Minifig: Captain, Store keeper, Boats man, Fisherman, 3x Diver, 6x Seagull.

Boat: 2x Rowing boat, 1x Rubber boat.

Shop: cabinets with drawers, dive masks, tanks and snorkeling gear and a showcase with ship wheel, tanks and diver helmet.

 

The building consists of roughly 1950 parts The Dive Shop has two rooms one down stairs and one upstairs. The first floor can be reached by a staircase. The first floor has room in the hall for the empty tanks for refill by The Old Fishing Store The Dive shop have a wrap around dock with lots of accessories.

 

The building: the walls are brick yellow and sand blue, the windows brown and sand yellow or sand blue, the roof color black.

 

Click here to find out more about the Dive Shop build on the LEGO Ideas website… >>

 

6. RuPaul’s Brick Race by SeeMarkGeek

Which One's Your Pick Among the 7? - RuPaul's Brick Race by SeeMarkGeek

 

Description (from the LEGO Ideas Website):

Comprised of a backstage Workroom and Main Stage, this model attempts to fuse the colours, fun, creativity and humour of the RuPaul and LEGO universes.

 

The set is hinged in two places and includes free standing elements, allowing flexibility for play and display.

 

Workroom features include:

– a TV monitor for challenge announcements

– a prep area and mirror (where departing contestants can scrawl a customary lipstick farewell message)

– Wig options, a tailoring form, sewing equipment and makeup (including a jar of M.O.C. brand cosmetics)

– The Main Stage is ready for game-show capers with name cards, stage lighting and a podium for RuPaul, the host with the most.

 

RuPaul’s Brick Race includes 8 Minifigs:

– RuPaul in three variations: Leopard-print runway gown, iconic racing jumpsuit (with checkered flag) and smartly suited for “Clutch Game” (microphone and question cards in hand.)

– Jinkx Monsoon as Little Edie: Everyone’s favourite Grey Gardens recluse has come prepared with a tin of Sell’s Liver Pate (or did she bring cat food by mistake? Honestly, she can never quite tell…)

– Bianca Del Rio as Judge Judy: Order in the court! This famously no-fuss TV Judge is ready to bang her gavel and let you know when she smells baloney!

– Katya Zamolodchikova as Björk: “I was supposed to munch my answer card, no?” Oh well, Björk will have to busy herself with her bubble wand.

– Alyssa Edwards as Katy Perry: America’s candy-clad sweetheart is ready to showcase her merchandise (with killer perfume to splash about)

– Milk as Julia Child: What does this charming TV chef have on the boil? Will her performance be underdone? (…we hear she’s no Meryl) Nevermind, Julia can always console herself with a croissant or two.

 

Click here to find out more about the RuPaul’s Brick Race build on the LEGO Ideas website… >>

 

7. The LEGO Christmas Story House by twrt0es

Which One's Your Pick Among the 7? - The LEGO Christmas Story House by twrt0es

 

Description (from the LEGO Ideas Website):

The LEGO Christmas Story House is the perfect marriage of a decorative conversation piece, holiday collector’s item, and modular LEGO play set. It will appeal to Lego fans, movie fans, and holiday fans alike. You can take it out each year with your Christmas village or display it year round. As a modular set, it is a fully functional toy for children from 1 to 92… Okay, there are some small pieces in there, so let’s say… 4 to 92.

 

Note that this set also includes a brick that will light up the leg lamp! Turn it on, and it will glow side by side with your other Christmas village pieces.

 

Along with the house itself, the set includes the complete Parker minifigure family with one bonus Randy, two bonus Ralphies, and the Bumpus Hounds!

– The Old Man Parker (complete with smile and surprised faces)

– Mother Parker (complete with smile and worried faces)

– Randy

– Ralphie

– BONUS: “Can’t Put My Arms Down” Randy

– BONUS: “Cowboy” Ralphie

– BONUS: “Pink Nightmare” Ralphie

– BONUS: “Bumpus Hounds” (Dada duh dut duhda)

 

The LEGO Christmas Story House also features many other subtle details in each room including these highlights:

Front Room

– The Leg Lamp (it actually lights up!)

– Christmas Tree

– Desk (for hiding the present)

– The radio

– The Little Orphan Annie decoder pin (a crummy commercial?)

– Dual sofas

– Fireplace with stocking and wreaths

Kitchen

– Cellar door (to the furnace)

– Damper control (for the furnace)

– Door under the sink

– Turkey on the table (turkey legs can be removed)

Ralphie and Randy’s Room

– Dual beds

– Desk to write the Christmas Theme (C+?)

Parents’ Room

– Dual beds

– Red Ryder sales pitch

Bathroom and Hallway

– Lifebuoy soap next to the sink

– Toilet (where a boy, age 9, can sit and decode)

– Hamper

– Hallway phone

– Switch for the leg lamp light – see pictures for how it works

Outside

– The “Fragile” (Fra-jee-lay) crate and hand truck

– Sled on the porch

– Snow on the roof and on the ground

 

Watch the movie again and see if you can find all of the Christmas presents included in this set:

– Red Ryder BB gun (too easy)

– Blue Ball (Thanks a lot)

– Zeppelin (Wow! Whoopie!)

– A can of Simonize

– Aunt Clara’s gift

– Toy Truck

– Fly Swatter

– Socks

– Baseball Bat

– Frankenstein Mask (ever noticed that one?)

 

The actual house used in the movie, A Christmas Story, is located in Cleveland, Ohio and is currently run as a museum (worth a visit). However, most of the indoor scenes were shot in a studio, so this set combines the layout of the “real” house with the footage from the movie, within the scale of the LEGO world.

 

Click here to find out more about the LEGO Christmas Story House build on the LEGO Ideas website… >>