Category Archives: Halloween & Holiday Builds

The 2018 Holiday Display

After a few straight years of using the so-called “War on Christmas” as a theme, the 2017 Holiday Display featured the villains and ne’er-do-wells from various fictional universes celebrating an enjoyable, fun-filled holiday. Originally, plans for the 2018 Holiday Display … Continue reading

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The 2018 Halloween Display

When nearly five full weeks late in posting pictures of a build designed for a specific date, it seems that an explanation for the delay is in order. However, excuses don’t seem to matter given that — much like the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, From Chiron Beta Prime

“This year has been a little crazy for the Andersons Appletons. You may recall we had some trouble last year. The robot council had us banished to an asteroid. That hasn’t undermined our holiday cheer…” I actually had the idea … Continue reading

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The 2017 Holiday Display

This is the sixth year in a row that my home has had some sort of Lego holiday/Christmas display. It’s come a long way from the first one I assembled in 2012.  Looking back on it, that original holiday scene … Continue reading

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The 2017 Halloween Display

When I assembled my first bookshelf LEGO display nearly five years ago, it was simply a quick, cutesy way to add some additional holiday decorations to the house. With each passing year, the size and complexity of the displays grew, … Continue reading

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My Backstory

Before beginning, I first need to thank Alex for writing a great first post for Brick à Brac. I have written a number of similar posts over the years and have read more of them than I can recall, let alone count. As a result, I’m fairly certain that faced with the task, I would have included some kind of awkward, self-referential, ironic statement about introductory blog posts. Thankfully, he saved us all from that existential nightmare. Continue reading

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