As a child, I loved sitting and spending hours excruciatingly and lovingly building little LEGO block structures. But, watching my sister bump into them, causing them to fall apart completely was truly heartbreaking. We all have heartwarming memories associated with LEGO blocks from our childhood, as well as the not-so-heartwarming ones of stepping on them with our feet and feeling an insane amount of pain shoot up our legs. Despite these wonderful childhood memories, LEGO is no longer considered child’s play! Master builders, artists, and LEGO enthusiasts all over the world are creating impressive LEGO builds that’ll blow your minds away. They are a result of their hours of dedication, attention to detail, hard work, and creativity. And we’ve put together some mindblowing LEGO builds that recently took our breath away! From a LEGO Antique Chandelier to a LEGO Popcorn Machine – these LEGO builds are gonna get LEGO lovers drooling over them.
1. LEGO Popcorn Machine
This Popcorn Machine by Dimexart is created from LEGO! It resembles the iconic popcorn machine you typically find in movie theaters. The machine features a glorious retro style and is built using 955 pieces. The popcorn is also built using LEGO bricks, and the kernel pops out of the machine’s built-in kettle, slides down the ramp, and falls into the popcorn bucket.
2. LEGO “The Moon: Earth’s Companion”
This unique and fan-made creation is built using 2360 bricks and it is a celebration of the beauty and glory of the moon. Called, the LEGO Art space poster “The Moon: Earth’s Companion”, this brick-built Moon features realistic craters and terrains and is made with an impressive amount of attention to detail.
3. Mechanical Flip Calendar
Dubbed the Mechanical Flip Calendar, this LEGO build by ‘Sariels Bricks and Pets’ is designed to explore the beauty of bricks while recreating complex mechanical linkages and interactions. The LEGO build features three flip-down elements that represent the month and date, while the calendar allows you to manually change the display every day by rotating the dials on the side.
4. The LEGO Magic Maze
The LEGO Magic Maze is an immersive game that provides hours of fun. The game is quite simple, yet super fascinating, it basically involves guiding a marble through a challenging playing field by skillfully tilting the set, while navigating past treacherous holes and obstacles.
5. The LEGO Antique Chandelier
The LEGO Antique Chandelier looks like something from an old Victorian mansion. It pays tribute to the traditional chandelier with its near-realistic appearance. It measures 16 inches long and weighs 17.8 ounces or half a kilogram. Sadly, it doesn’t light up, but LEGO builder DallasBricks’ had to sacrifice that to ensure the build looks exactly like a chandelier.
6. LEGO Insect Collection
LEGO launched its newest Insect Collection which was originally conceived by LEGO fan José Maria from Spain. Maria submitted the design to LEGO Ideas, where it received over 10,000 votes, and was later converted into a real collection. To celebrate the launch, LEGO also unveiled a little surprise – an ASMR “Green Noise” playlist to accompany the collection.
7. LEGO Quidditch Trunk
This LEGO Quidditch Trunk isn’t LEGO’s most complex Harry Potter build, but it is definitely quite entertaining. It is a 599-brick build and is accompanied by a comprehensive Quidditch setup which includes players, brooms, hoops, and a launcher that allows you to shoot disc-shaped quaffles through the hoops.
8. LEGO Piranha Plant
LEGO has transformed the Piranha Plant from the Super Mario Landscape into an adorable little desk accessory for all the Mario fans out there. The plant is built using 540 bricks, and it stands tall at 9 inches. It features a moveable jaw, adjustable head, positionable leaves, and two golden coins that can be dropped into the plant’s pipe!
9. LEGO Tower Chess
Ferbrick1’s Tower Chess LEGO build disguises a board game as home decor! The chessboard is cleverly designed and it is morphed into a castle tower. It stores the chess pieces in built-in racks, and the board wraps around to form the tower’s brick facade! Nobody would guess that an entire chess set is hidden underneath!
10. LEGO FedEx Truck
FedEx’s 50th anniversary is soon approaching, and it boasts an inspiring workforce of over 500,000 employees, a fleet of 700+ aircraft, and 200,000 vehicles. And to commemorate the massive company, architect and full-time LEGO fan David Clavijo has built FedEx’s iconic truck using LEGO bricks!