REVIEW – Advent calendar 4 December

The first three days of December have given us three vastly different models – but generally of very high quality. Will 4 December give us anything different again? And how many House Points will I award it? Read on for my 4 December review…

4 December model

Today we got something very similar to yesterday, but that is perfectly fine, because today’s model is absolutely stunning! We got a Christmas tree – supplementing the two smaller we got 3 December well, but the level of detail on this one is amazing.

The first thing you notice is the amount of parts you get – together with the spares I counted 38! And not just small parts, as you get four 2×4 wedge plates. The tree is made up of a central trunk, with wedge plates and cheese slopes making up the branches. Pearl gold 1×1 round plates are used for decorations along with a star on the top as the ones we had yesterday too.

Once put together, you have a beautiful looking tree here seen in comparison with the two smaller ones from yesterday.

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The mix of dark green and sand green works well and there is no sudden change from white to dark green as we had with the trees from yesterday.

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I can imagine seeing Hagrid pulling the tree through the snow to decorate the great hall (no Hagrid wasn’t in the calendar).

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Together with its smaller cousins from yesterday, the trees adds to the Christmas atmosphere in the Great Hall. I really like the design – the bigger size allows much better detail than what we had yesterday. Once again, Dumbledore is in a happy mood and awards five out of five House Points to today’s model.

Can the advent calendar keep up the quality? Or have I totally inflated the scale? Check back tomorrow on Facebook or directly on the advent calendar review page to see…

Till then – Build the Magic!

 

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