Thanks, Laura!

For my birthday last week, Laura gave me the Creator set with the moose. I’m so happy to be back on the blog and really enjoyed building it, I will share the whole building process with you. First you get the classic before and after shots:

There are so many great details in this set! – and I bet I will discover even more when I have the time to build the two other versions:

Now the detail shots:

Kitchen and a very old-school stationary set:

The moose:

Outdoorsy details: Chopping wood and cooking over fire

Thanks for the present, Laura! 

I still have one more birthday present to build. Stay tuned because it’s an awesome set!

Like Olaf the snowman on a beach…

20160829_091832…we’ve been completely off. Offline: Too little LEGO for a very long time. But without further ado, I am now back. More posts will follow shortly.

We are going to Stuttgart! 

Once again we are traveling, this time to the southern German city Stuttgart. It can seem like we don’t go anywhere but Germany, and right now that is true, but this time we didn’t decide the destination! My sisters son is getting baptized, and since his father is from Stuttgart, they chose to do it there – we don’t complain! Vacation, Germany and family time, what’s not to love! 

Stuttgart is the sixth largest city in Germany, I haven’t been there so all I really know about it, is that it is there Loki goes in the first Avengers movie. I hope to get some more usable knowledge once I get there! 

But right now I’m in the airport all alone waiting to board. Marie is traveling with my sister and the star himself later. 

When I walked around the airport I spotted the LEGO store! I totally forgot it was here! 

 

Since I am going to a childs party I looked around in the DUPLO section, but it seemed silly to buy something on the way out. 

 

 

I also saw the new Marvel sets for the first time! I gots to have! 

 

  

 

Ohh a new Iron Man. I wants! 

One thing that annoyed me, was that it looked like they changed the color of the Hulk in one of the sets. They did the same with Captain America in the old Marvel sets, and it really bugs me! 

But I’ll buy them anyway, and LEGO knows that.. 

Life-size LEGO cups

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This is Laura and me toasting in the LEGO store at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. We’re crazy about those cups!
They too are available in a Friends colour, but I’m not too fond of that version.

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The blue one on the other hand reminds me so much of my early childhood fun times with LEGO.
There’s just one little downside to the cups; holding that handle is quite awkward. The plastic cuts into your hand and it definitely does not fit into a human hand as well as it does into a LEGO figure hand.

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But who cares really? They look great!
Cheers!

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LEGO Quatro.

Today a friend and I were in a second hand store, just browsing, when my eye spotted the little red and white logo we all love so much. It was one of the big buckets I knew from my childhood, but in clear plastic. It turned out to be a bucket of Quatro LEGO.

I’ve never seen it for sale before, and as with LEGO Duplo, it hasn’t really interested me before (in my adulthood of course, I was all over my Duplo as a child). But a little over a month ago, my sister had a baby. So now I have a nephew, who is just the cutest little guy, and it is my job to introduce this beautiful guy to the ever so exciting world of LEGO. He is of course way too young for anything but a teddy, but nevertheless, I wasn’t gonna let this LEGO get out of my hands. It cost me 30 Danish Kroner, about 4,5 US dollars/ 4 Euros. A frigging steal for anything with the LEGO stamp on it.

They are so big that he should be able to play with them at the end of the year.

I saw a play mat on Pinterest, made for toys such as LEGO, and really liked the easy way to store LEGO for children, and a easy way to clean it up. So, again, even though my nephew is too young to play with his new LEGO, I made the play mat for him.

 

Now he just needs to be big enough for me to play with LEGO with him. I’m honestly a little bit too excited for it!