Happy Winter Solstice! From here on out the days are getting longer at last. (Sorry Southern Hermispherians) Today we get an ice angel (City), gifts for the tree (Friends), and an Imperial ground crew member (Star Wars). In Christmas Build-Up we get a SnoCat, and I built a bunny.
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We’re coming into the final stretch! Day 20 gives us a minifigure with a saw (City), another tree (Friends), and an Imperial Assault Hovertank (Star Wars). The Christmas Build-Up model is a steaming mug of hot coca or coffee, and with the leftover parts I built a deer.
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Day 18 of the LEGO Advent Calendars gives us a helicopter pilot (City), a weird little tower with a party hat and a bow (Friends), and a Y-wing fighter (Star Wars). The Christmas Build-Up model for today is a hedgehog or some similar little cute animal, and I used the rest of the parts to build Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and a sleigh.
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Day 17 – just one more week to go until the 24th! Today’s LEGO City model is a cute little helicopter; in Friends we get a stand for yesterday’s cat to sit on, and the Star Wars is a Rogue One Imperial Officer. Meanwhile, Christmas Build-Up gives us a table wreath with four candles, and I built a wind-up toy robot with the spare parts.
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Today in the LEGO Advent Calendar entries we build a little race car (City), a cat with a fish (Friends), and a transport spaceship (Star Wars). From Christmas Build-Up we get some kind of bird – a little turkey perhaps? – and I built a Christmas tree with the remaining parts.
Two weeks in, only ten days until Xmas! Today’s Advent calendars give us a container ship from City, another sled trailer from Friends, and a The Force Awakens snowtrooper from Star Wars. The Christmas Build-Up model is a cute little lighthouse, and I used the leftover parts to build a Miniland scale human as a crossing guard.
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Today’s City Advent calendar model is a skier; Friends gives us a campfire with two seats and a marshmallow to roast, and the Star Wars model is a First Order Snowspeeder from The Force Awakens. Christmas Build-Up gives us the head of a snowman, and I used the leftover parts to build a little steam train.
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