LEGO Ideas - Ship in the Bottle

January 11th, 2018

Overnight LEGO released the next LEGO Ideas set. More photos in the full story.

Ship in a Bottle
21313
AUD$119.99
Available from 1 Feb 2018 [no early release for VIPs]

Build this beautiful ship and place it inside the brick-built bottle.

Designed by fan creator, Jake Sadovich, Idaho USA

Continue a nautical tradition when you build the LEGO® Ideas Ship in a Bottle, featuring a highly detailed ship with the captain’s quarters, cannons, masts, crow’s nest and printed sail elements. Fan creator, Jake Sadovich, was inspired by an actual ship in a bottle that he had built a few years earlier when he decided to build a replica in LEGO brick form. His creation reached the qualifying 10,000 votes with LEGO Ideas.

Features a LEGO® brick-built bottle, ship and a display stand.
- Bottle features a detailed, buildable cork with new-for-February 2018 wax-seal-style element and over 280 translucent-blue, water-style elements inside.
- Ship features a raised deck at the stern, captain’s quarters, 6 cannons, 3 masts, a crow’s nest and assorted elements including printed sails and the ship’s flag.
- Display stand features the ship’s ‘Leviathan’ nameplate, a built-in ‘compass’ (non-functioning) with detailed compass rose and spinning gold-colored needle, 2 globe elements and gold-colored detailing.
- Includes a booklet with building instructions, plus information about the set’s fan creator Jake Sadovich and LEGO® designers.
- This construction toy is suitable for ages 10+.
- Bottle on stand measures over 3" (10cm) high, 12” (31cm) wide and 3” (10cm) deep.
- Ship measures over 3" (8cm) high, 5” (14cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.

The LEGO Shop@Home link
https://shop.lego.com/en-AU/Ship-in-a-Bottle-21313

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NEW LEGO Ninjago Movie Set 70620 Ninjago City

June 22nd, 2017
70620 Ninjago City - THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE
70620 Ninjago City - THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE

Overnight LEGO announced this amazing new set from the LEGO Ninjago Movie. The set is pack full of details and is the 3rd largest set LEGO have released.

70620 Ninjago City
4867 Pieces
Price AUD499.99
Available 1st September 2017

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Enjoy endless role-play fun in NINJAGO® City, a hugely-detailed 3-level model connected by a sliding elevator. Level 1 features a traditional fish market, house, a bridge over a stream, and a fishing boat. The second level has a modern fashion store, comic book store, crab restaurant with ‘crab-grilling’ function and cash-dispensing ATM. The vertical city is topped off with Lloyd Garmadon and Misako’s apartment, a rooftop sushi bar with sushi conveyor belt, and a radio tower. This action-packed THE LEGO® NINJAGO MOVIE™ set also includes 16 minifigures and Sweep the maintenance robot.

Includes 16 minifigures: Jay, Kai and Lloyd Garmadon (each with new-for-August-2017 high school outfit decoration), Green Ninja Suit, Misako, Jamanakai Villager, Sally, Ivy Walker, Konrad, Severin Black, Tommy, Guy, Juno, Mother Doomsday, Shark Army Gunner and Officer Noonan, plus Sweep the maintenance robot.
Features a 3-level model (each level lifts off for easy play) connected by a sliding elevator, plus a traditional fishing boat.
Level 1 features a bridge, sewer outlet, stream with translucent-blue and translucent-green water elements, sliding elevator with room for a minifigure, traditional fish market with fish and crab elements, house with dining room and bedroom with sliding screen doors and foldout ‘solar panels’, Sweep the maintenance robot's service station with assorted tool elements, and a taxi stand with telephone element.
Level 2 features a modern fashion store with 2 mannequins and assorted NINJAGO® product elements, a construction site with a bonsai tree, a comic book store with brick-built sign, cashier desk, comic book stand with assorted elements including collectible NINJAGO training cards, a crab restaurant with brick-built crab entrance sign and oven with ‘crab-grilling’ function, a cash-dispensing ATM, 15 bank note elements (ATM can dispense up to 13), and a movie poster display stand with 4 interchangeable movie poster elements.
Place the uncooked crab element in the oven, turn the dial and open the oven to reveal a cooked crab element.
Press the handle behind the ATM to dispense bank note elements.
Level 3 features a radio tower, modern rooftop sushi bar with sushi conveyor belt function and brick-built food, bathroom with sliding door, and brick-built puffer fish and squid sculptures, Lloyd Garmadon and Misako's apartment with an opening window, bunk bed, kitchen unit and attic space for the Green Ninja Suit minifigure.
Turn the dial to activate the sushi conveyor belt.
Weapons include Jay's chain with spike and Shark Army Gunner’s fish flame.
Recreate and role-play exciting THE LEGO® NINJAGO® MOVIE™ scenes.
NINJAGO® City measures over 24” (63cm) high, 12” (31cm) wide and 16” (42cm) deep.
Traditional fishing boat measures over 1” (4cm) high, 3” (10cm) long and 1” (3cm) wide.

#RainbowBricks #LEGONinjagoMovie

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LEGO Creator Expert Carousel 10257 Speed Build

June 4th, 2017

See the new LEGO Creator Expert Carousel 10257 Speed Build!

It was another fun build with some great buildings technics. I have chosen not to add the stickers. The Build took about 8 hours over 2 days. This set will be great with the Ferris Wheel in our future City layouts.

New LEGO Creator Expert set 10257 Carousel

April 27th, 2017
LEGO Creator Expert set 10257 Carousel
LEGO Creator Expert set 10257 Carousel

Over night LEGO announced the next Creator Expert set 10257 Carousel. It will be available the 1st June via Shop@Home.

Check Rainbow Bricks Youtube channel for the Designer Video of the Carousel.

https://www.youtube.com/c…/UC-fcaMaR7imtMkO4BiPvdOQ/

PRESS RELEASE
10257 Carousel
Ages 16+. 2,670 pieces.
US $199.99 - CA $249.99 - DE 179.99€ - UK £159.99 - DK 1499.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country. Please visit shop.LEGO.com for regional pricing.

Discover the fairground’s star attraction with the Carousel!

Experience the majestic Carousel with a wealth of delightful features, including a large textile canopy, ornate reflective rounding boards with blue and gold detailing, reflective center panels, and a 2-tier deck comprising a raised boarding platform with handrail and a main platform with 5 buildable animal rides, including a white swan and 4 moving animals. Turn the crank and see the elephant, tiger, flamingo and frog move up and down as the carousel rotates. This delightful LEGO® Creator Expert model has an iconic elegance that evokes feelings of nostalgia, romance and adventure. Upgrade with LEGO Power Functions for fully motorized operation.
• Includes 7 minifigures: a ride operator, mom, dad, boy, girl, grandmother and a granddaughter.
• The Carousel features a large textile canopy, ornate, reflective rounding boards with blue and gold detailing, reflective center panels, two-level deck comprising a raised boarding platform with handrail and a main platform with five buildable animal rides, including a white swan and four moving animals: an elephant, tiger, flamingo and a frog.
• Also features a sturdy, buildable base for easy transportation.
• Buy your ticket at the booth, take the stairs to the boarding platform and choose your favorite animal ride.
• Turn the crank and see the elephant, tiger, flamingo and frog move up and down as the carousel rotates.
• Enjoy an ice cream, candy or a delicious hot dog as you watch the whirling carousel.
• Accessory elements include a camera, ice cream, candy and a hot dog in a bun.
• New decorated elements include printed tickets and printed storybook tiles.
• Includes lots of molded golden elements, reflective golden labels and medium-blue/dark-blue elements.
• Motorize the Carousel with the LEGO® Power Functions 8883 medium motor and 88000 AAA battery box (not included).
• Collect and build an entire fairground with the LEGO® Creator Expert 10247 Ferris Wheel.
• Measures over 12” (32cm) high, 14” (38cm) wide and 13” (35cm) deep.

#rainbowbricks #LEGOCreatorExpert

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Series 17 Collectable Minifigures

April 4th, 2017

LEGO have released images of the 17th series of Collectable Minifigures. They will be released on the 1st of May.

The official names of the minifigures have also been announced. They are the Battle Dwarf, the Veterinarian, the Circus Strong Man, the Corn Cob Guy, the Elf Girl, the Hot Dog Man, the Gourmet Chef, the Connoisseur, the Rocket Boy, the Retro Spaceman, the Roman Gladiator, the Professional Surfer, the Dance Instructor, the Butterfly Girl and the Yuppie. The final minifigure remains under wraps but is identifiable based on its silhouette alone.

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Second 2016 Review - LEGO Ideas.

March 2nd, 2017

LEGO have annouced the results of the second review period of 2016.

Well that was a surprise. What did you think of the results?