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Let's Light up the Dragon Dance! We love this model. It's the perfect blend of an eye catching LEGO display piece and a clever automata.   It needed to be lit up and this one was a huge challenge as it's so dynamic with every section moving and the base being filled with the mechanism! After a lot of work, here's what we came up with: This was very much a case of trial and error in the end - planning only goes so far! Interior Lights No matter what we do with the Dragon, we knew the inside needs at...

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All together now - Our whole universe was in a hot, dense state... And now we've put that in your ear, let's light up the Big Bang Theory! Here's how it looks without lights to start with. What about the official Kit? We're not using the kit today!  This project is for our home LEGO display and we do like to tinker. The original Light My Bricks kit was also designed before we had the wonder that is Micro Bit Lights.  As such we have the chance to make this even better. The Lights We've kept the same basic design...

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Another day, another blog. And today we're lighting up Central Perk! We didn't use the official Light My Bricks kit here - we decided to modify it a bit so went for a slightly simpler approach with this one. Lighting it up! The official kit is great, but for our display we wanted to tweak a few things. The flickering lamp in the back wasn't quite right as this display cabinet is mainly static lights.  So we removed the flicker effects board and just used four White Micro LEDs to light that up. We also removed the strip light on...

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We love this set!  It's simple, colourful, and cute.  And it carries a big message as it was released on June 1st 2021 to celebrate Pride. The set is 40516 - "Everyone is Awesome".  Designed by LEGO® design lead Matthew Ashton. We knew immediately we had to have this set, we had to light it up, and we knew exactly how to do it! The Design The model itself is pretty simple - a slim base 2 plates high is built 22 studs wide x 16 deep.  A back wall in LGBTQIA+ rainbow colours is built three studs deep.  And...

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We've had LEGO Architecture set 21045 - Trafalgar Square - since it was released in London in 2019.  And we're finally going to light it up!  It's a beautiful set and as a born Londoner it was a must-have.

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