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« on: March 29, 2011 08:37:21 AM »

It was my 4th anniversary the other day, and since my boyfriend has been in a bit of a funk as of late, I decided to make him something special to celebrate. Thanks to my local Lego store and some acrylic paint, I basically made little Lego versions of my boyfriend! I even recreated (or tried to, anyway) two of his favorite shirts.

So, to give you an idea of what I was going for, first here is my boyfriend and I at Epcot for his 30th birthday:

Then, this is one of his favorite shirts that he can no longer wear because it's torn:

And this is a more recent but still beloved shirt I got him for his birthday last year from Threadless:

And so, I started painting and here's the final result (both with and without the little hat):

Thanks for looking! Smiley
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2011 10:19:01 AM »

Such a thoughtful gift and you did great!!   Grin

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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2011 11:48:38 AM »

Haha I love custom Lego minifigures! I've never done it before, but we ended up with a  head that looked exactly like my dad, so I was contemplating it.

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« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2011 06:26:27 AM »

what a nice thing to do for him, love the altered lego Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2011 06:00:02 PM »

My son recently caught Lego Fever and his birthday is coming up so I'm gathering ideas. This is really cute and so personal. What kind of paint did you use?

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« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2011 08:54:01 PM »

Awesome idea, and they came out great Cheesy
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