4.16.2019

Hack-a-Heart Creations

Starting off with an Elves themed heart:
Whistling River Heart Box
Blondwave created Whistling River for Aira and Naida ~ complete with customized seats
so they can sit and chat in their heart box!

Park on a Heart
"Park on a Heart" is the name LegoMyMamma gave to her creation with a small
scene to brighten a desk.

Pool Party Collage
"Pool Party" is sure to evoke a relaxation vibe when looking at Kristel's creation
with Friends Andrea.

Liquorice Lovers
Got a sweet tooth? Kristel's "Liquorice Lovers" heart box is the cure -- even if the
satisfaction is only in visual brick form. You could certainly add real candies to this container.

Pastel Power
For the opposite end of the hue spectrum, Kristel created "Pastel Power" for that
famous TLM2 character to practice disco moves!

Spring Training for Mulan
The first Disney Princess featured is Mulan in "Spring Training" by LegoMyMamma
using hinges to show opening a heart box a different way.

Ice Queen of Hearts
Elsa of Frozen is referred to as "Ice Queen of Hearts" in this depiction of a
Throne and staff for her atop an icy heart shape by LegoMyMamma.

Heart Hopping ~ A "Bunnies in the Spring Garden" Game
"Heart Hopping" A Bunnies in the Spring Garden Game by LegoMyMamma
incorporates an activity into a storage display heart box.

Emma Heart Box Grand Piano
A Lavender Grand Piano Heart Box for Emma is dr_spock_888's version of hers,
complete with a built-in keyboard!

Noctura's Bat Box
Adding to the Elves theme, yet on the evil side ... Kristel created a Bat Box for Noctura
and her batty pets to sleep.

Heart Skater
Skating on thin ice? Or will LegoMyMamma's heart box hold up Anna and a furry visitor to the "Frozen" pond?

Treeheart Box
Did you guess who-hoo's heart box has a tree sprout up?  Mia's, of course! LegoMyMamma's creation features a hinged lid.

We hope you've been entertained, inspired, and at least compelled to smile
during this display of hacked heart boxes!


1.27.2019

Emma's Lunar New Year Party 2019

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Lunar New Year celebration at Emma's House!
Friends visit Emma's House to learn about the Lunar New Year traditions of the Wishing Tree, and to see Emma's art poster of the "Year of the Pig" for 2019!  Wishes are written on a ribbon type of paper, usually red or pink, and then hung in a tree by attaching string to a kumquat (small orange type fruit) and tossing it up into the branches.
~ Built by LegoMyMamma for the "Spirit of Chinese New Year 2019" events for The LEGO Group.  The brief was to show it in a Friends setting :-)

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Emma writes her wish for the Wishing Tree next to her art post of the "Year of the Pig" for 2019.

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Emma's mom Charlotte is happy while her dad takes a photo of her creating her art poster for the party!

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Chico is not sure what to make of this piggy!

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Charlotte in the new 2019 master bedroom suite.

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Emma's bedroom renovated just in time for the 2019 CNY February 5th!
You can see more images of the modifications, such as adjusting modules by 4-studs in its flickr album.

Thanks for coming to the party ~ Happy New Year!
 
Enjoy lots of other wonderful builds from around the globe for this celebration on the LAN blog!
 

9.02.2018

Friends meet Elves to fly high!

SisShuttle BFF is a blend of Heartlake Airlines and Elvendale's Airship service ... a very creative merging of themes by Moto.

SisShuttle BFF: Airstrip
Here you can see Heartlake City and Elvendale passengers happily lined up to board this aircraft!

SisShuttle BFF - SHIPtember
In flight, it's quite an impressive --- nearly albatross size -- flying machine!

Such a fun and inspirational creation!  Be sure to click through via these photographs and read more descriptions by the creator; plus see lots more images in its flickr set.

Bonus: A Comic that tells their satellite mission story too!
Comic: SisShuttle BFF

Olivia and Emily, and other mini-dolls of Heartlake City and Elvendale, surely are friendly collaborators, even if the portal to Elvendale may be closed soon ...

7.02.2018

Custom Go-Kart Track

Custom Go-Kart Track built by Denil using all the 2018 Go-Kart sets from this sub-theme!

LEGO FRIENDS - GOKART 1

6.06.2018

Friendship "Rocket House"

A re-imagined Friendship House by Suz:


The Friends already renovated the old fire station into their Clubhouse ... so why not re-invent it again into a Rocket House?  It's called: The Friendship-5


Inside


All 5 main Friends are there, ready to blast off!


A close-up of the garage where Olivia is building a rocket; the main inspiration for this build.

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Here is the way LEGO presented it on their Facebook page.
The AFOL Engagement team of the LEGO Group asked a few members of FriendsBricks to re-create the Friendship House in ways to inspire kids.

See more images and the process of designing this creation on its Flickr album.

4.02.2018

Brick-built Flowers

These are the Flowers that sprung up for our "Build You Own Flower" building challenge:

A Tulip or Crocus (you decide) emerging in Spring
A Tulip or Crocus emerging for Spring by LegoMyMamma

Heartlake Flower
Heartlake flower by dr_spock_888

Alternate build #1 - using only parts from Friendship Flower polybag (30404)
Sunflower Sprout - an alternate build with only parts from 30404 Friendship Flower polybag - by LegoMyMamma

Alternate build #2 - "Lavender Flower with Bee" using only parts from Friendship Flower polybag (30404)
Lavender Flower with Bee - an alternate build using only parts from polybag 30404 - by LegoMyMamma

Alt build #3 from Friendship Flower polybag: "Dahlia & Dragonfly"
Dahlia & Dragonfly - an alternate build using only parts from polybag 30404 - by LegoMyMamma

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3.11.2018

Friendly Summer, Spring, Winter & Fall

Summer, Spring, Winter & Fall -- all you have to do is call -- a Friend!
This fun creation by thropots called "Friends For All Seasons" centers around a nice brick-built tree:

Friends For All Seasons- Summer Friends For All Seasons - Spring Friends For All Seasons - Winter Friends For All Seasons - Autumn 

See a few more angles in the flickr set!

11.30.2017

Brick-built Storage Building Challenge Creations

Brick-built Storage Building Challenge

We offered a building challenge that can be built as a storage box, a keepsake box,
a gift box, or other brick-built container of sorts.
Inspired by Suz during a LUG meeting activity, during which she built this:

Here are the creations built for this challenge: 

Heart Box

Heart Box by LegoMyMamma

Mega Keepsake Box!  

Mega Keepsake Box by SuzEaton

Olivia's treasured box by davee123

2017 Keepsake Box Challenge
Keepsake Box by Beverly

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We hope you've been inspired to build your own "Friendly" storage!
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In case you missed the "brief history of LEGO Friends brick-built storage"
read it here.

11.13.2017

Friendly Train Station

Purple Train Station
A purple train station that could easily be in the center of Heartlake City built by 
Anne-Marie and featured in a fan expo show.
Expo Exporail August 19th and 20th 2017
A commuter train coordinates with the station, bus, and street-sweeper on the Friendly-colored
road of shops & homes. The row of modulars' color combinations complement each other well.
Turquoise and Dark Purple House
  This one straight across from the station is composed of Turquoise and Dark Purple.
Light Aqua, Magenta and Bright Light Orange House
Then we see a Light Aqua, Magenta and Bright Light Orange House.

Others in the row:
Dark Pink, Bright Light Pink and Yellowish Green House
Dark Pink, Bright Light Pink and Yellowish Green House
Dark Purple, Medium Lavender and Lavender House
Dark Purple, Medium Lavender and Lavender House
Lavender and Lime House
Lavender and Lime House
Dark Blue and Magenta House
Although not in the row, her more recent Dark Blue and Magenta House seems to evoke the 
LEGO Creator line as it could exist in Heartlake City.
Lego Friends Public Transport inspired by Lego City 8404
In case you missed the Passenger Train, here is a still image.
Enjoy and be inspired by more creations on her flickr stream.