Chocolate Box Cottage

So from what I understand (and you may correct me, especially if you are British 🙂 ) the term ‘Chocolate Box Cottage’ refers to a picturesque, sentimentally appealing countryside cottage. I first heard the term while me and my wife were watching the awesome BBC TV-show ‘Escape to the Country’ – a show where prospective…

Element Experimentation: Winter Landscape

As the fireworks of autumn fizzles out the majestic serenity of the winter wonderland promptly replaces it. But actually, there’s about two months’ worth of cold, grey and dreary darkness in between, but let’s skip that this year 🙂 Just like my autumn build this is all about the trees, made from 13564 – Cattle…

Element Experimentation: Tall Grass

Searching for your lost ball in waist high grass can be a real bummer. The grass-mania continues! Now with some untamed, tall grass, made by utilising the ever so useful 16770 – Barb / Claw / Horn – Large with Clip. Probably not the most versatile grass technique, but it could prove useful in certain…

Element Experimentation: Soccer Grass

Since my last grass technique was a bit too unkempt to make a nice football field, I tried out some other pieces to see if I could come up with something neater 🙂 This is basically made from two elements: 32828 – Bar 1L with 1 x 1 Round Plate with Hollow Stud 30126 –…

Wavy Grass Tutorial

Hello everyone! Decided to make a tutorial covering another technique from my Element Experimentation series. This time I will describe how to make wavy grass from plumes. We’ll be making a small 4×4 plate with grass just to show how the technique works, but this can easily be expanded to fit your needs. The technique…

Element Experimentation: Autumn Foliage

There are few things that can compare to the dazzling show of vivid colors that is the autumn foliage. This is definitely the most detailed 8×8 build I’ve ever made. The star of the show here is the 13564 – Cattle Horn – Long in Reddish Brown. When I ordered it I knew I wanted…

Element Experimentation: Island

A palm tree on a tropical island. A repeat of the bright green barb! 16770 – Barb / Claw / Horn – Large with Clip in Bright Green This is basically utilising the same technique as my previous barb tree, but reduced to two layers which makes a nice palm tree. Tropical island – bonus…