Advent 2016 Day 16

Today is the 16th day of the LEGO Advent Calendars and Christmas Build Up set, and we get a nice little airplane (City), a table with some scissors (Friends), a silver C-3PO (Star Wars), and a cute micro scale castle (Build Up). I built an owl with leftover parts.

Advent 2016 Day 16 All Models

The City model is a cute little airplane, continuing the micro aviation subtheme.

Advent 2016 Day 16 City

The wings are made using this 3-way piece which I thought was a brilliant idea … the OCD in me wants to rebuild and reshoot the photo with the piece aligned more symmetrically, but the lazy in me seems to be winnning the battle.

Advent 2016 Day 16 City Bottom

For Friends, we get a table with scissors and a baby bottle?

Advent 2016 Day 16 Friends

Star Wars gives us C-3PO in his silver/grey color from before he was gold plated.

Advent 2016 Day 16 Star Wars

Here are the three Advent models together.

Advent 2016 Day 16

For Christmas Build Up we make this lovely little castle – one of my favorites yet.

[EDIT 12/23] I realized today that I had accidentally started building models off by one day, starting at Day 14. I accidentally built model #15 on the 14th, and continued off by one until today when I discovered myself building the final model! This should have been the Day 17 model, but I built it a day early. To make up for it, I’m building the Day 14 model on the 23rd and posting a correction on each of the days from 14-23. Sorry about the mistake!

Christmas Build Up 2016 Day 16

I used leftover parts to build an owl.

Christmas Build Up 2016 Day 16 MOC

Just like the real thing his head can rotate around to face back.

Christmas Build Up 2016 Day 16 MOC Rear

If you didn’t get your LEGO Advent Calendars or Christmas Build Up set, you can get them here: 60133 City Advent Calendar, 41131 Friends Advent Calendar, 75146 Star Wars Advent Calendar, and 40222 Christmas Build Up.

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