Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Lego Haunted House

With the recent retirement of the Lego monster Fighters Series (probably making way for the Lego Movie sets) I decided to get the Haunted House set 10228 before it also disappeared.

We have in our living room the Addams Family Pinball Machine and I wanted my own Addams Family mansion, which this set is!




I love the main colour of the set which reminds me of Pacers sweets; these were like Starbust aka Opal Fruits but green & white striped and minty.  I think they were removed from production as the green wasn't a 'healthy' food colouring.  Haunted House colour is therefore....


...Childhood Memory Illegal Green!



 
Cousin It
 
The next nice thing about this set is the mini accessories; a top hat, ship in a bottle, heart in a jar etc.  With one of the two 'falling over dead shrubs' the top hat makes an excellent Cousin It!
 
Accessories in the Attic
 
 
 
Heart in a jar!



Hinge opening


 
This set is 2064 pieces of Lego happiness.  It's cleverly built with a sturdy hinge opening, wonky windows, gargoyle like heads, a folding ladder, glow in the dark ghosts, bump in the night furniture and some great kreepy/kooky minifigures.
 
Morticia & Gomez



 
 

 


They’re creepy and they're kooky
Mysterious and spooky
They’re all together ooky
The Addams Family

Their house is a museum
When people come to see 'em
They really are a screa-um
The Addams Family.

Neat

Sweet
Petite

So get a witch's shawl on
A broomstick you can crawl on
We're gonna pay a call on
The Addams Family


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