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LEGO Dots 2022
Exetrius posted a topic in Special LEGO ThemesBy popular request, a new thread for a new year of Dots! LEGO Dots 2022 Lets's start with some of the new releases: 41946: Extra DOTS – Series 6 41944: Candy Kitty Bracelet & Bag Tag 41952: Large Message Board 41949: Creative keyrings Like last year, aside from the assortment of bracelets, colourful little tiles and printed decorations, the theme brings us some innovations: charm elements, keyrings and wall signs. And also: translucent quarter circle tiles! Will you be picking up any of the sets? Is the theme worth more than the sum of its parts to you? Do you think the wall signs are low-key LEGO Art sets, or are Art sets just fancy Dots sets? Discuss!
Lego DOTS 2021
Exetrius posted a topic in Special LEGO ThemesWelcome to the 2021 thread! This year, the DOTS line continues to bring us an array of novelties, such as 1-stud-wide bracelets, 3x3x3 bag tags, secret storage chests, cupcakes, and... dual moulded tiles?! And that's just the start of the year, so buckle up and get ready to discuss! Go!
[MOC/DIY] 14 Dots bracelet designs!
Exetrius posted a topic in Special LEGO Themes14 Dots bracelet designs ideas! Wearable LEGO is one of those genres that I greatly admire, but never really got into because of the many challenges it poses for beginners... until now, that is! With the introduction of the Dots bracelet, it suddenly became a walk in the park! I ordered a versatile black bracelet and started experimenting right away when the package arrived. Join me while I show you a number of different ways to decorate the Dots bracelet! The royal one You'll certainly feel more important when wearing this one. Like a prince(ss), a king, a pharaoh... or maybe even Xerxes from the movie 300? Anyway, it feels good. Tip: your kids may be able to wear them around their ankles. I bet they'll love it! Textures & translucency Left: Before I moved on designs with prints and colours, I experimented with textured and translucent bricks. The one with the (clear) neon orange pyramids shines rather vividly by day, and I can imagine it must glow very nicely under blacklight as well. For a more punk or goth look, you could try the 1x1 pyramids in flat silver or black. Middle: The Infinity Bracelet! A subtle way to add some superhero/villain flair to your outfit. Alternatively, put some other 1x1 pieces on the jumper plates, like the pyramids, hearts or tooth plates. Right: Silver ingots create a nice stainless steel kind of pattern, but they come in many other colours too, such as elegant white, or regal gold. Flags & Affiliations This one is pretty clear right? From left to right: the Belgian, Luxembourgish and Hungarian flag. Jokes aside, it's pretty easy to make your country's flag if it's a horizontal or vertical tricolor. Americans may consider using this tile instead. Wearing a bracelet like this could be a way of displaying your patriotism, but I could also see it being useful in an international setting, like at Skearbaek, to see who you can have a conversation with in your mother tongue. Putting nations aside, it could perhaps also be a fun way to make distinct teams in a group activity. Before the event organisers among you start ordering bracelet straps in large quantities, I should note that the bracelet does not fit every adult's wrist. Let's hope larger sizes will get released soon! Tech devices Left: Is there anything cooler than a sci-fi gadget on your wrist? Pretend you came from the future, or some far corner of the universe, and that your spaceship is parked just around the corner! Middle: Space fans are cultists. Wear a wristband indicative of your faction (and urge others to do the same), to easily identify your allies! Right: Something to try at a convention, see if you can get people to fall for it. +10 points if a visitor asks what time it is. +100 points if it's actually close to 10:21 or 12:01! Fancy jewelry What use is a bracelet that doesn't make you look better? Whether you want to look elegant, classy, cute, or pretty, there are many printed tiles to choose from that will suit your look. This tile is also very nice, by the way. Be beautiful! On display What to do with a bracelet when you're not wearing it (for example, if you're already wearing one of the beautiful ones above ). Consider placing it in a dedicated display! All the more important if you wish to sell it, of course. _____ And that concludes my crash course decorating your Dots bracelet! Originally I was hoping to make this a guest contribution to New Elementary, but there were sufficient other Dots articles in the pipeline, so I just published these images over the course of a week on my Flickr, and thereafter I never really got to writing an actual article, until now. I hope you enjoyed, and be sure to share your own designs or ideas below! Have fun!
Raw DOTs Package
ACPin posted a topic in Special LEGO Themes#DotYourWorld Thanks so much for this gift from the Lego corporation for being chosen to participate as part of their advertising campaign for the DOTS theme... #BuildWhatInspiresYou