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    MOC - LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium

    Over the course of three months or so, I designed the LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium as a submission for LEGO Ideas, that I submitted a few days ago. I'm so excited that it's already got 171 supporters This version of the aquarium was based on two others I'd built over the last year. It's fully enclosed by transparent panels so you can view the interior from all angles to find many delightful corals, two schools of fish and loads of interesting sub-dioramas. On top is a detachable simulated LED light. The base is sturdy with discreet handles that allow you to re-position the aquarium to see inside from every vantage point. To set this model apart from other LEGO aquariums out there is mine is built with modules. You simply build each module then set them into preset locations inside the aquarium. I also steered away from elements that others used in their aquariums so as not to copycat other great ideas. If you so wish, please support my LEGO Ideas MOC at: LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium Please support and share if you like it
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    MOC - LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium

    Awesome! My LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium was featured in this week's! Thank you so much for your support Best wishes to all, Beverly
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    Digital MicroCITY

    Love this scale. Your builds work well alone and grouped together.
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    Treehouse - LEGO Ideas

    Amazing!! Congratulations, Kevin, on a wonderfully successful model
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    MOC - LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium

    Thanks so much for the kind words and suggestion, paupadros Hi Bricked1980, I saw your support! Thank you very much!! Thank you, Gideon8
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    [MOC] The Cellist

    Excellent use of pieces for both cellist and cello.
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    MOC - Waibriki Beach Hotel

    Beautiful use of colour on the building exterior, and the building is well-proportioned. So many details in the interiors, too. Lovely.
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    [MOC] House in the Old District

    Love the two greys, lavender and dark purple for the sleek building exterior. And --- unicorn tears!
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    MOC - LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium

    Thank you for your kind words and support, Klaus-Dieter Thanks so much, alsielou, for your support and kind words
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    Storage and Sorting LEGO

    I had a similar situation a few months back when I acquired two five gallon pails of used Friends sets. First, I did a rough sort by size. Larger plates, windows and doors in one pile. Brick and medium to smaller plate in another pile. Then all the little stuff in the third. Second, I sorted it by my normal method -- colour and piece type. With so much brick that you have, I would do several sorts to get the lot into manageable chunks. You don't have to accomplish everything at once. Be patient and do a bit at a time. Hope that helps.
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    Hogwarts Express Micro

    An impressive little build with a clever use of elements to flesh out a full and recognizable scene.
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    Heartlake Express... My Lego Friends Train

    This is a great first effort. I'd jazz it up with a few other Friends colours, and make it less diesel in design. Overall, I like, though. Beverly
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    [Review] 40358: Bean There, Donut That

    Like this little build very much. Thanks for posting the great photos. Beverly
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    MOC - LEGO 360 Coral Reef Aquarium

    Thank you Thank you for your kind words Aww. Thank you Was thrilled to have logged 100 supporters as of this morning. Now to inspire folks to support to 1,000! Thanks so much! Beverly
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    Trying to make kit sets a little better

    Love the hospital. Taking a few sets to rebuild is a great idea. I have several Friends Hospitals that will eventually become a bigger, better version. I couldn't get to the Villa video, though. Beverly
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    [MOC] Food Stand Diners (One for the Rollercoaster fans)

    Such a lovely model. Fully supported! Cheers
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    [MOC] Big Ben 10253 alternate model - The Lounge modular

    Love the use of the teeth and trans-black brick. All that tan works well. Juxtaposing simplicity and ornate is a great way to balance a design. Cheers! Beverly
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    Show your Go Brick Me creations!

    Thanks, Lego-fire! Now, isn't he the cutest! Love the smile, hat, buttons and shield.
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    [MOC] Cafe Havana (modular)

    Great colour and use of pieces. I especially like the bows as architectural detail and tennis rackets for chair backs. Cheers! Beverly
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    Unikitty! 2018 - Rumors and Discussion

    Cutest things ever! So love everything about them, except how to tell which is which in the bags. Oh, well. Can't have everything in life! Cheers! Beverly
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    Vila Brick Marina - MILS (updated)

    That's some serious brick there! Very well done. Cheers! Beverly
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    Winter Village: Uni-kitty is com-ing, to town!

    Doing a bit of research for the upcoming Uni-kitty releases and came across this truly wonderful build. Cheers! Beverly
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    Wonderful build. Lots of inspiration here, inside and out. Cheers! Beverly
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    Show your Go Brick Me creations!

    Thanks, dulsi. When I first imagined her, I thought of making her in a running stance, but realized she'd fall over with her legs positioned like that. Looking forward to seeing your build. Cheers! Beverly
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    Show your Go Brick Me creations!

    I never saw the point of LEGO's BrickHeadz line. They're block-y and all seemed to look alike. All the same, when I stumbled across Belle on sale, I'd bought multiples of her for parts. Then Rebrick announced the BrickHeadz Selfie contest and I thought I'd see what I could do. My first go ended pretty quickly and in failure, which doubled my conviction BrickHeadz really aren't my thing. A few days later, I perused the variety of entries. The successful selfies were uniquely dressed, had a strong theme, and were well photographed. I brain-stormed what I might create as I rummaged my brick. The rules stated the selfie didn't have to look exactly like the builder. I took that to mean I could imagine myself as anyone as long as I was truthful about my goals, world view and personal aspirations. After I constructed the butterfly companion for my selfie and ensured it could "fly" without seeing the support structure, my second attempt went well enough that I entered her in the Rebrick contest. Here's my Lepidopterist (butterfly scientist) BrickHeadz Selfie I can't believe how much I love her. She's the cutest thing I've ever made from LEGO, and I've been carrying her around all day. Indeed, she's my alter ego, at least for the time being. Thank goodness I gave myself a second chance and never gave up. Cheers! Beverly