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8 New Uses for Christmas LEGOs

8 Easy DIY LEGO Projects
The chances are pretty good that at least one member of the family unwrapped a set of LEGOs this Christmas. From generation to generation, few things stay the same with one exception: a love for all things LEGO.

Here are eight fun & simple LEGO projects to tackle once you get tired of building the model on the front of the box.


  • LEGO Sewing Machine 1 of 8
    LEGO Sewing Machine
    This little LEGO sewing machine is the coolest thing ever. It only takes a handful of LEGO bricks to build but captures all the important details. Ingenious!

    visit suchity such for instructions
  • LEGO Notebook & Pencil 2 of 8
    LEGO Notebook & Pencil
    Here's another ingenious LEGO build that only uses a few LEGO bricks yet totally captures the subject. I especially love the pencil :)

    visit flickr for instructions
  • LEGO Key Holder 3 of 8
    LEGO Key Holder
    Here's a LEGO project that not only looks good but serves a purpose as well. Never lose your keys again!

    visit mini-eco for instructions
  • LEGO Cufflinks 4 of 8
    LEGO Cufflinks
    Getting older is no reason to put away the box of LEGOs. Proudly wear them on your sleeve with these DIY LEGO cufflinks.

    visit instructables for instructions
  • LEGO Rings 5 of 8
    LEGO Rings
    These super cute rings are the perfect way to share your love of all things LEGO. Create any kind of gem you'd like for the centerpiece, the possibilities are endless!

    visit chez beeper bebe for instructions
  • LEGO Heart Necklace 6 of 8
    LEGO Heart Necklace
    Share your love with this lovely little LEGO heart pendant. Too sweet!

    visit crunchy catholic momma for instructions
  • LEGO Cartoon Characters 7 of 8
    LEGO Cartoon Characters
    Create minimalist LEGO versions of your favorite cartoon characters! It's amazing how little it takes before recognition starts kicking in.

    via techeblog
  • LEGO Pushpins 8 of 8
    LEGO Pushpins
    This LEGO minifig pushpins are a perfect accessory for the bulletin board in your chid's bedroom.

    via huis lief huis


What are some of your favorite LEGO projects? Share in the comments!

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