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  • How we sort our LEGO: Part 2 – The App
    In part 1 we discussed how we sort and store our LEGO collection at a high level. Now we’ll get into the nitty gritty of why we built an app to help and the thought process to land on the solution. It’s a combo of lessons learnt, AI and Machine Learning info and much more. The Challenge Even after organising into the 4 main types of… Read More »How we sort our LEGO: Part 2 – The App
  • How we sort and store our LEGO: Part 1
    Hello again old friend. It’s been some time since our last post. Today we’ll talk about how we sort and store our LEGO. We’ve a mixed bag in our house for build styles. I prefer to chill out, follow the instructions and turn my brain off a little. Oscar on the other hand is really creative and loves to get his MOC on. Like many LEGO… Read More »How we sort and store our LEGO: Part 1
  • and the Venator Star Destroyer MOC
    In the never ending journey to get kid’s off the screen, I’ve avoided digital LEGO building so far. We’re lucky we have a pretty decent real life collection to build with. Alas, there comes a time when your children realise they can also build LEGO virtually and one can only hold back the dam for so long. That day arrived a while ago and Oscar downloaded… Read More » and the Venator Star Destroyer MOC
  • THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RIVENDELL™ (10316) Coming Soon
    Rivendell is a fictional location in J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” universe. Alas, the only thing fictional about this set is how we’re going to pay for it! At $799.99 AUD it’s not a small chunk of change, but it’s absolutely stunning. With 6,167 pieces and 15 minifigures, there’s sure to be a huge amount of enjoyable build time involved. Even if you know… Read More »THE LORD OF THE RINGS: RIVENDELL™ (10316) Coming Soon
  • A-Frame Cabin (21338) Coming Soon
    The next LEGO Ideas set has been announced and it’s a ripper! It’s the A frame wooden cabin. Designed by Italian fan Andrea Lattanzio, the cabin features a unique A frame design, lots of thoughtful details and a breakaway roof for access and playability. Check out the bird house and the chopped wood to the left. With 4 minifigs and 2082 pieces it should be a… Read More »A-Frame Cabin (21338) Coming Soon
  • 2023 New Sets – Our Favs
    It’s that time of year again – New LEGO sets arriving soon! We’ve picked some of our favourites below. As always, it comes with a healthy dose of optimism that we can find some extra space somewhere in our house. One can always hope! Wildflower BouquetThe flower series have always been stunning and this one amps it up to 11. It looks superb! Series 24 Minifigures… Read More »2023 New Sets – Our Favs

Welcome to Casa de Bricks: The House of Bricks.

An Australian blog about a Dad and his Son’s LEGO obsession.