LEGO announces winner of 50th anniversary Dungeons & Dragons contest, 3,000-piece Ideas set on the way

Back in October, the LEGO Group announced how it would be partnering with Wizards of the Coast in order to bring the popular role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons to life in brick-built form. Today we finally know just what that collaboration is going to look like, as the results of the LEGO Ideas contest have now come to a close.

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October’s best LEGO Ideas include a vintage radio, mechanical flip clock, and more

October has been a busy month on the LEGO front at large, but somehow an even more exciting month for Ideas fans. If the Foosball table that was revealed at the beginning of the month wasn’t already enough, the fan-inspired side of the lineup also announced a new collaboration with Wizards of the Coast for a Dungeons & Dragons kit alongside four upcoming creations joining the lineup down the road. But to wrap up October, we’re highlighting three of the best models from LEGO Ideas that are still fighting to become official kits.

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LEGO announces four new Ideas kits, including Orient Express train, Polaroid camera, more

Today, the LEGO Ideas team is announcing the results of its latest review round. In what is the final chance for a fan-made kit that previously hit the 10,000-supporter milestone to be approved by the LEGO Group, the results are finally in as nearly 40 models all fought to become an official creation.

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LEGO announces new Ideas contest to create first official Dungeons & Dragons set

LEGO Ideas today is launching a unique new contest that will see builders someday able to add an official Dungeons & Dragons set to their collections. Allowing creatures to submit their own models of iconic D&D creatures and characters, the contest celebrates 50 years of the popular role playing game. So whether you’re a Dungeon Master yourself or have more recently gotten into the action thanks to Stranger Things, builders will be able to reimagine their favorites for a chance to turn their models into an official set.

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August’s best LEGO Ideas include a Parks and Rec office, Zelda BOTW Temple of Time, more

With the new LEGO Ideas Lighthouse just hours from hitting store shelves, today we’re taking a look at some other creations that might have the honor of becoming official sets down the road. As we do every month, for August we’re rounding up our favorite LEGO Ideas as well as all of the best creations that hit the 10,000 supporter threshold through the month. Headlined by a LEGO Parks and Recreation model, there’s plenty more highlighted below.

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Here’s a first look at LEGO’s upcoming 2,065-piece motorized Ideas Lighthouse

Just over a year ago, the LEGO Group confirmed that one of the next sets to enter the Ideas stable would be a motorized lighthouse, and today 9to5Toys can offer a first-look. Slated to hit store shelves as the latest creation from the fan-made community on September 1, the upcoming kit will arrive with 2,065 pieces.

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LEGO officially reveals new 1,164-piece ‘The Office’ set with 15 Dunder Mifflin minifigures

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After being teased yesterday and our subsequent report on what to expect from the latest Ideas set, the new LEGO The Office kit has been officially revealed. Landing on October 1, the upcoming brick-built recreation of Dunder Mifflin is packed with 15 different LEGO minifigures of the cast from the popular mockumentary series including Michael Scott, Jim Halpert, Pam Beesly, and more.

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LEGO’s upcoming Ideas ‘The Office’ set teased ahead of October 1 launch

Update: The LEGO Group has now officially revealed the new Dunder Mifflin set. Check it out here.

Taking to Twitter today, the LEGO Ideas team has cleverly teased the latest creation from the fan-made community. First announced last fall after hitting 10,000 supporters on the platform, the LEGO Office set based around NBC’s hit mockumentary was confirmed to be in the works. Now nearly a year later, builders won’t have too much longer to wait in order to assemble a LEGO version of Dunder Mifflin.

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June’s best LEGO Ideas include a brick-built Gundam, detailed Italian Riviera, and more

After seeing the new LEGO Ideas Jazz Quartet announced and then go up for sale earlier in the month, we’re now taking a look at what the rest of the fan-inspired side of the LEGO world has in-store. For June, we’re taking a look at what the best LEGO Ideas have to offer including a brick-built Gundam, highly-detailed Italian Riviera, and more.

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LEGO Ideas introduces new 1,600-piece Jazz Quartet, launching next month

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Update: LEGO’s new Ideas Jazz Quartet is now available for purchase for VIPs at $99.99.

Today, the LEGO Group is officially revealing the latest addition to its Ideas collection. Arriving next month with over 1,600 pieces, the new LEGO Ideas Jazz Quartet assembles a rip-roaring band with four different members.

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LEGO officially reveals new 2,300-piece Ideas The Starry Night set

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At long last, today we’re getting a first look at the latest LEGO Ideas creations. Over a year in the works, fans of Vincent van Gogh’s iconic The Starry Night will be able to bring the painting into their LEGO collection with an over 2,300-piece brick-built rendition.

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April’s best LEGO Ideas include Howl’s Moving Castle, an old train shed, and more

Spring has been quiet on the official LEGO Ideas front, but we’re still ending April by taking a look at three of our favorite fan-made models from the platform. As we eagerly await the upcoming Starry Night set that should be arriving any day now, this month we’re checking out three intricate models including an iconic Studio Ghibli build, a medieval castle, and even something for LEGO train lovers.

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Brick-built Daft Punk helmets and more highlight best LEGO Ideas in February

February is now coming to a close, and we’re wrapping up quite the eventful month of LEGO Ideas news by checking out some of our favorite fan-made models. Just after our hands-on review of the new 2,600-piece Globe set and getting a first look at the upcoming BTS build, we’re checking out three different creations from the Ideas platform, including Daft Punk helmets, a Vintage Radio, and more. Head below for a closer look at all of the best LEGO Ideas in February.

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K-pop band BTS gets the LEGO treatment alongside A-Frame cabin as latest Ideas sets

Today, the LEGO Group is announcing the winners of its latest Ideas review round. Picking from 34 potential creations to see which fan-made project would have the honor of making it onto store shelves as an official set, two new future builds have now been unveiled. Including the LEGO debut of BTS and an A-Frame Cabin creation, all the details are down below.

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Review: LEGO Ideas’ new 2,600-piece Globe is out of this world

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Finally launching back at the beginning of the month after being announced nearly two years ago, I’ve gotten my hands on the all-new LEGO Ideas Globe. But after such a long wait, does the last fan-inspired creation actually deliver a worthwhile build? Spoiler, it absolutely does! But you’ll want to head below for all of the details on the new set anyway.

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January’s best LEGO Ideas: Brick-built PS5, Air Jordan 1, Polaroid camera, and more

January has been about as exciting as its gets for LEGO Ideas. We saw the new Sonic the Hedgehog set hit store shelves to start off the year, only to be followed up by the official unveil of the upcoming Globe. But in the meantime before tomorrow’s launch, we’re checking out three different creations from the fan-made Ideas platform including a pair of iconic brick-built sneakers, an instant camera, and even a LEGO PS5 model. Head below for a closer look at all of the best LEGO Ideas in January.

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LEGO debuts new 2,600-piece Ideas Globe launching next month

After getting a first look at the very beginning of the month, the LEGO Group this morning is now announcing the latest addition to its Ideas stable. The all-new LEGO Ideas Globe is finally here, stacking up to nearly 2,600 pieces in order to deliver a display-worthy recreation of the planet. We’ve seen similar ideas like this $80 ROKR wood globe puzzle but head below for all of the details on LEGO’s latest creation.

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LEGO Ideas’ first review round of 2022 is packed with 36 potential kits: Zelda, ATLA, NASA, more

After getting a first look at the upcoming Ideas Globe earlier in the month, the LEGO Ideas team is detailing what to expect from its next batch of fan-inspired creations. With 36 different builds submitted by builders now under review, there are plenty of notable inclusions like Zelda, Gremlins, Avatar, Studio Ghibli, and more. Head below for a closer look at the contenders for the next LEGO Ideas kit.

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October’s best LEGO Ideas include a Roman temple, medieval suit of armor, and more

October is coming to a close and as per usual we’re taking a look at three of our favorite LEGO Ideas creations. This month has three unique LEGO models in store ranging from some signature Roman architecture with an ancient temple to an icon from medieval times and more. So what are you waiting for! Head below for a closer look at all of the best LEGO Ideas in October.

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September’s best LEGO Ideas including a working orrery, brick-built koala, and more

After seeing the LEGO Ideas team premiere its upcoming Fender Stratocaster guitar build, we’re now checking out all of the other fan-made creations from September that hope to become official sets. This month we’re highlighting LEGO builds like a working orrery, a lifelike re-creation of an adorable koala, and more. Head below for a closer look at all of the best LEGO Ideas in September.

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Our favorite LEGO Ideas from August include a rescue helicopter, classic fire truck, more

August was quite the busy month on the LEGO Ideas front, with the launch of the eye-catching Sailboat gift with purchase going live ahead of our first report on the upcoming Home Alone set. But now we’re turning our attention to models that are still hoping to become an official set, headlined by a detailed rescue helicopter, old school camera, and more.

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July’s best LEGO Ideas include a PAC-MAN kinetic sculpture, Spartan Helmet, more

July kicked off in the LEGO Ideas world with the highly anticipated release of the Seinfeld Jerry’s Apartment set. That was then followed by an upcoming fan-made Sailboat gift with purchase due out next month. Although we’re not quite into August yet, as today we’re focusing on all of the month’s best models from the crowdfunding site. This time around, we’re taking a look at three notable display pieces including retro gaming icons, artifacts from 400 BC, and more.

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LEGO Ideas Dream Holiday Sailboat arriving next month as latest gift with purchase

While LEGO fans have plenty to look forward to come August thanks to a massive collection of new creations. But even before the latest hit store shelves, we’ve received a report detailing the next gift with purchase set which will be giving builders some additional incentives to pick up all-new creations come next month. Entering as the latest fan-voted LEGO Ideas promotional set, the upcoming Dream Holiday Sailboat will be setting sail come August. Head below for all of the details.

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LEGO’s first Seinfeld set assembles Jerry’s Apartment out of 1,300 pieces with 5 new minifigs

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Update: LEGO’s new 1,300-piece Seinfeld Jerry’s Apartment set is now available for purchase for LEGO VIP members.

Today, the LEGO Group is finally releasing one of its most highly anticipated sets, giving Seinfeld fans a chance to bring the famous comedian’s ionic NYC flat to their brick-built collections. Debuting as the latest LEGO Ideas set, the upcoming Jerry’s Apartment stacks up to over 1,300 pieces while including five brand-new minifigures of the cast. Complete with tons of authentic details, you’ll want to head below for more.

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LEGO Sony Walkman headlines June’s best Ideas alongside a double looping coaster, more

After seeing the launch of the new 2,000-piece retro Typewriter and a first look at the details on the Motorized Lighthouse, we’re now circling back to the world of LEGO Ideas to highlight some of this month’s most interesting creations. As we always do at the end of the month, we’ll be digging into the details on three different fan-made models from the crowdfunding site. For June, we’re taking a look at this brick-built version of a classic piece of personal audio history from Sony alongside some crustacean creations and more. Head below for all of the best LEGO Ideas in June.

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LEGO Ideas Motorized Lighthouse announced as latest fan-inspired creation

Today, the latest addition to the LEGO Ideas collection has been unveiled. Of the 25 creations that were up for consideration, only a single model has made it through the latest review round. But it looks like one is going to be just enough, as the upcoming LEGO Ideas Motorized Lighthouse will certainly deliver with a working light and plenty of brick-built designs. Head below for all of the details.

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LEGO debuts new 2,000-piece retro Typewriter with working mechanism

Today, the LEGO Group is expanding its collection of fan-inspired creations with the latest Ideas set, a new life-sized typewriter. Delivering the signature design you’d expect from the classic typing instrument, this new 2,079-piece build sports a working typing mechanism to complement its display-worthy details. Head below for all of the details. 

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May’s best LEGO Ideas: Brick-built solar system, LotR Book Ends, more

May is now coming to a close, and after a month packed with new LEGO sets announced as we head into the summer months, we’re now turning our attention to the community-driven Ideas side of things. As we do each month, today, we’re highlighting several fan-made builds from the LEGO Ideas platform that are vying to join other official sets on store shelves. Headlined by a brick-built model of the solar system, May’s best LEGO Ideas also include a unique way to add some Middle Earth action to your library and a rendition of everyone’s favorite talking train. Head below for all of the details.

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LEGO’s spring Ideas review is packed with 57 potential creations: Zelda, Metroid, Ghibli, more

After showcasing 25 creations in January that are still being reviewed by the LEGO Ideas team, we’re getting a look at the latest batch of fan-made models that hit the 10,000-supporter milestone. As the largest review round to date, there are an impressive 57 different sets all vying to get the seal of approval from the LEGO Group and become an official set. Head below for all of the details on the LEGO Ideas spring review round.

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April’s best LEGO Ideas include a playable mini-golf course, Women of Computing, more

April saw the launch of a series of new LEGO Star Wars kits amongst the first Looney Tunes minifigures and much more. But now, we’re turning our attention to all of the fan-made builds that are still vying for that official set status. This month, in particular, is headlined by the recreation of an iconic A-Frame cabin, as well as a playable mini-golf course and much more. Head below for a look at all of April’s best LEGO Ideas.

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LEGO journeys to the Hundred Acre Wood with new 1,200-piece Winnie the Pooh kit

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Update: The new 1,265-piece Winnie the Pooh set is now available for purchase for LEGO VIP Members.

Today, The LEGO Group is unveiling the latest addition to its collection of fan-inspired creations. Entering as yet another beloved children’s series, the new LEGO Ideas Winnie the Pooh set brings all of the characters into brick-built form with five all-new minifigures, over 1,200 pieces, and all of the charm you’d expect from the Hundred Acre Wood. Head below for a closer look at the model and all of the details on when you’ll be able to assemble it for yourself.

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A brick-built astronaut, Spot robot, more headline February’s best LEGO Ideas

After getting a first look at the upcoming LEGO Ideas Sonic the Hedgehog and Starry Night kits earlier in the month, we’re now turning our attention to all of the fan-made builds that are still vying for official set status. Highlights for this month include a village post office, brick-built astronaut, and motorized Spot robot. Head below for a look at all of February’s best LEGO Ideas.

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LEGO expands Ideas lineup with upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog and The Starry Night sets

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Today, LEGO is announcing the results of its latest Ideas review round with two fan-inspired creations being confirmed. Bringing a classic video game character into brick-built form in partnership with SEGA, builders will soon be able to assemble a LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog kit alongside a version of the famous Starry Night painting by Vincent van Gogh. Head below for all of the details.

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January’s best LEGO Ideas include a symphony orchestra, retro arcade, and more

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With January nearly in the books, today we’re taking a look at a handful of LEGO Ideas projects that may someday join the likes of the recent 975-piece Medieval Blacksmith set. This month is highlighted by a miniature LEGO symphony orchestra, medieval castle, and old-school arcade. Head below for a closer look at all of the best LEGO Ideas projects in January.

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LEGO Ideas journeys to the Middle Ages for new 2,164-piece Medieval Blacksmith set

Update: The new LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith set is now available for purchase for $149.99 direct from LEGO.

Today, LEGO is officially taking the wraps off of its latest fan-inspired Ideas creation. Marking the first of the theme we’ve seen in 2021, fans will soon be able to head back to the Middle Ages and assemble a nearly 1,000-piece Blacksmith building complete with Medieval minifigures and more. Head below for all of the details on the new LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith set.

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LEGO’s latest Ideas review includes 25 builds from LOTR, Avatar, Among Us, more

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Today, LEGO is showcasing the final 25 fan-made creations that have a shot at becoming official builds from its 2020 campaign deadline. Packed with plenty of potential eye-catching models, highlights of the most recent LEGO Ideas winter review include a build right out of The Hobbit, as well as Among Us, Avatar, and a Roman warship. Head below for a closer look at the contenders for the next LEGO Ideas kit.

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LEGO gives rejected Ideas projects a second chance with new BrickLink Designer Program

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Since launching back in 2008, the LEGO Ideas platform has given fans a way to turn their own creations into official kits. And while we typically see a handful of kits released from the theme each year, LEGO is making some new progress today to provide an additional avenue for creators to turn fan-made builds into official kits. Relaunching its partnership with BrickLink, the upcoming LEGO Designer Program is giving rejected Ideas projects a second chance. Head below for all of the details.

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October’s best LEGO Ideas include Among Us, My Neighbor Totoro, more

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After seeing the latest LEGO Ideas set debut earlier in the month in the form of the new 123 Sesame Street set, today we’re turning our attention to all of the other best creations from the community. With highlights including a brick-built version of a Studio Ghibli icon and one of the most popular video games out there, be sure to head below for a closer look at October’s best LEGO Ideas.

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LEGO journeys to Sesame Street with new 1,300-piece Ideas creation

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Today, LEGO is officially giving fans a first look at its latest fan-inspired Ideas creation, 123 Sesame Street. Bringing a collection of lovable and iconic characters to minifgure form for the first time, the upcoming set delivers the familiar two-story brownstone apartment building alongside over 1,300 pieces and five minifigures. Head below for a closer look and for all the details on how to add the LEGO Sesame Street set to your collection. 

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A Chinese garden, medical office, and more highlight July’s best LEGO Ideas

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LEGO fans have had quite a lot of new kits to feast their eyes on this month, with yet another Nintendo collaboration and the latest Ideas kit. Now to end the month, we’re focusing back on the fan-made creations hoping to join the ranks of the recent Grand Piano thanks to the LEGO Ideas platform. This month, we’ll be turning our attention to a Chinese garden, medial office modular building, and more. So be sure to head below for all of the best LEGO Ideas from July.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender and more highlight June’s best LEGO Ideas

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After getting a first look at the upcoming Seinfeld and Home Alone kits from LEGO Ideas earlier in the month, we’re now turning our attention to the best builds still vying for official set status. This month is highlighted by a brick-built recreation of Avatar: The Last Airbender alongside a working LEGO bowling alley and impressive Lancia Delta Integrale rally car. Head below for all of June’s best LEGO Ideas creations.

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May’s best LEGO Ideas include a medieval market, fast food corner, and more

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It’s been a pretty stellar month in the LEGO world, with new Star Wars builds and May the 4th kicking things off only to be followed by some impressive creations like the recent Technic Lamborghini. Now to close out May, we’re turning out attention to the best of what LEGO Ideas has to offer. Highlighted by a modular fast food restaurant, we’re also seeing a medieval market and diorama straight out of Night At The Museum. Hit the jump for the best LEGO Ideas projects of the month.

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April’s best LEGO Ideas include Samus Aran’s Gunship, a Windmill, more

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Before we turn our attention to all of the Star Wars action with May the 4th, today we’re taking a look at the best LEGO Ideas projects from April. Highlighted by a brick-built rendition of a fearsome Nintendo bounty hunter from Metroid, we’re also seeing a detailed windmill and stream train straight from the 1800s. Hit the jump for the best LEGO Ideas projects of the month.

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Hyrule Castle, a Denmark skyline, and more highlight March’s best LEGO Ideas

While February was loaded with new LEGO unveils from a galaxy far, far away and even from the Fast & Furious franchise, the fan-inspired Ideas theme once again stole the show in our book with its Pirates of Barracuda Bay set. In that same spirit, today we’re turning our attention to what up and coming LEGO creations might be around the corner. Highlighted by a brick-built rendition of Hyrule Castle from Zelda: Breath of the Wild, we’re also seeing a nautical creation featuring Spongebob Squarepants as well as a delightfully-detailed Denmark miniature. Hit the jump for the best LEGO Ideas projects of the month.

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Our favorite LEGO Ideas from February: Spirited Away, Wild West Town, and more

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With February just about in the books, we’ll be taking a look back at our favorite LEGO Ideas creations over the past month. Highlighted by a brick-built rendition of an iconic Studio Ghibli film, we’re also seeing a unique Wild West build as well as a highly-detailed windmill creation. Hit the jump for the best LEGO Ideas projects of the month.

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The X-Files come to life as one of our favorite LEGO Ideas creation in October

Following the official unveiling of the upcoming 900-piece Ideas Dinosaur Fossils kit earlier in the month, we’re now turning our attention to some other fan-made creations that caught our eye in October.

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March’s best LEGO Ideas creations include Grand Central Terminal and other Architecture miniatures

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To start the year, LEGO debuted two new Architecture sets amongst the rest of 2019’s first wave of releases in January. While there’s sure to be new Skyline kits and miniature models on the horizon, today we’ll be turning to Ideas to see if LEGO may find inspiration in any fan-made builds. This month we’ll be highlighting various Architecture creations including New York City’s famous subway terminal, a Milwaukee landmark and more. Head below to check out the best LEGO Ideas kits March has to offer.

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December’s exceptional LEGO Ideas kits include an Architect’s Office, Kinetic Sculpture, more

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With much of the holiday season behind us, we’ll be doing what we always do at the end of each month: take a look at the most notable LEGO Ideas creations. To close out 2018, December was packed with several eye-catching could-be kits, including a modular corner building and kinetic sculpture as well as some good news for a previously-submitted Idea. Head below to check out our favorite fan-made builds of the month in their full glory.

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