16 Lego Christmas Decoration Downloadable Building Guides

I don’t know how it is in your house, but around here those awesome LEGO sets they absolutely beg for get built, and then destroyed. Almost instantly.

Sure, they’ll go back and try to rebuild them later, but invariably the pieces all end up in one big bin. Which is fine. This why we love LEGOs, right? They are meant to be remixed into something totally unique.

I just wish there was a better way to get random bulk bricks, instead of the expensive licensed sets they seem to be pushing on us all the time. But I’ll save that rant for another day.

If you’ve got the big bucket of bricks, but want some fresh ideas of what to do with your pieces, check these festive build guides for all you need to make it a LEGO Christmas:

  • LEGO Christmas Decoration Building Guides 1 of 17
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    Here are some great guides to build with bricks you probably already have...

  • Santa Sleigh 2 of 17
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    This is why you mix and match sets. Santa doesn't need reindeer when he has jet fueled rocket packs on the sleigh! You can get the brick building guide from Power Pig.

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  • Christmas Tree 3 of 17
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    Sweet and simple. You can get the brick building guide from Power Pig.

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  • Gingerbread House 4 of 17
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    You will definitely need the help of tiny fingers to put together this intricate house. Just remember... no snacking on this one as you build!

    You can get the brick building guide from Power Pig.

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  • Gingerbread Shop 5 of 17
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    After the gingerbread house, start to build a gingerbread lane with a visit to the gingerbread shop.

    You can get the brick building guide from Power Pig.

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  • Ornament 6 of 17
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    Got enough Legos lying around the Christmas tree to decorate the Christmas tree? You can get the brick building guide from Power Pig.

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  • Lantern Ornament 7 of 17
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    Once you get the hang of these templates, you can mix and match colors and pieces from different sets to create all sorts of beautiful designs. I love the 80s lantern on the middle left.

    You can get the brick building guide from Power Pig.

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  • Mini Diamond 8 of 17
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    These are so futuristically elegant. You can get the brick building guide from Power Pig.

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  • Turkey 9 of 17
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    This turkey always turns out perfectly ;) You can get the brick building guide from Power Pig.

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  • Santa 10 of 17
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    This guy should have no problem fitting down the chimney. You can get the brick building guide from Fungineering.

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  • Snowman 11 of 17
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    If a snowman looked like a duck and was made out of LEGOs, it would look like this. You can get the brick building guide from Fungineering.

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  • Toy Soldiers 12 of 17
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    It's an entire nutcracking army. You can get the brick building guide from Fungineering.

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  • Elf 13 of 17
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    Buddy never looked so good. You can get the brick building guide from Fungineering.

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  • Reindeer 14 of 17
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    We're going to need 6 more there, gang. You can get the brick building guide from Fungineering.

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  • Wreath 15 of 17
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    Can you make one big enough to hang over the fireplace? You can get the brick building guide from Fungineering.

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  • Snowflake 16 of 17
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    While you can get the brick building guide from Fungineering, once you have the general idea down, you can make any unique snowflake idea you want.

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  • Town Scene 17 of 17
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    Martin Storbeck made a Snapguide for how to take some of your Lego sets and turn them into a centerpiece or decorative scene for a buffet. Just take a picture frame, some fake snow, and your Lego pieces to build the scene.

    Image via Martin Storbeck

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