Back to Hogwarts MOC competition – and the winner is…

For Harry Potter fans around the world, 1 September is known as Back to Hogwarts day. It is the day where students find their way to Hogwarts, typically catching the Hogwarts Express from Kings Cross station and arrive at the castle in the evening for the welcome feast and sorting ceremony. In the lead up to this year's Back to Hogwarts day, we ran MOC competition - and we are now ready to announce the winner...

Back to Hogwarts – MOC competition announced!

Before long, Hogwarts students will flock to Platform 9 3/4 to catch the train to Hogwarts for another year at school. To celebrate this upcoming "Back to Hogwarts" day, Blockwarts will run another MOC competition where you could be the lucky winner of a prize, should you design the best addition to the Hogwarts castle modules released this year. Here's how you enter...

Supersize me – Beauxbatons’ Carriage just got bigger…

A LEGO set is typically a trade-off between price and size. Creating an accurate model of Beauxbatons' carriage, with its huge size and a dozen winged horses pulling it, would have been an expensive set. Given the limited screen time it had in the movies, it is understandable that the 2019 Beauxbatons' carriage set was somewhat moderate in size (though still not at all cheap). For a while, I have worked on creating a bigger version and finally, it is ready to to be shown...

Bubble-head charm

I've been building a series of MOCs lately to cover different scenes from the Goblet of Fire, including the Second Challenge of the Tri-wizard Tournament. The Rescue from the Merpeople set from 2005 gave us contestants Harry Potter and Viktor Krum. The other two contestants, Fleur Delacour and Cedric Diggory were however not included in the set, and both used the bubble-head charm to help them. This is how I added them...

Instructions for Wizard Card Display Stand

The 2021 mid-year wave of LEGO Harry Potter sets introduced a new collectable item - 2x2 tiles with famous wizards and witches printed on them, representing the wizard cards you get when buying the magical chocolate frogs for example from the trolley lady in the Hogwarts Express. I posted about the display stand I designed for them a few weeks ago, and have since had multiple requests for instructions. So here they are...