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LEGO Mania
Designed by Jolene Johnston

LEGO was created by a master carpenter in Denmark. These brightly colored plastic bricks can be joined together in thousands of combinations to create whatever design the imagination inspires. The word LEGO means "play well" and continues to be a popular toy, providing hours of educational fun for all ages.

Lego Mania Materials
Bazzill Smoothies Cardstock in
      Grapefruit Bliss and Coconut Swirl
Creative Imaginations Lego Collection
      Patterned paper in Classic Blue Brick and
      Classic Green Brick
Various sized color photos, six
Eyelet Outlet Building Blocks Brads, five
Creative Impressions Mini Brads in Primary (red)
Little Yellow Bicycle Say What? Collection Journaling
      Tablet in Everyday
  • Die Cutting Machine
  • Die of choice
American Crafts
  • Slick Writer in Black
  • Adhesive Foam Dots
Small hole punch
Double-sided adhesive
Scissors, ruler, pencil


  1. Fussy-cut Lego border from Classic Green Brick pattered paper and use Foam Dots to vertically adhere onto right side of Classic Blue Brick patterned paper. Adhere four photos along Classic Green Brick border (with largest photo at the bottom of layout), tucking photos under border as shown.
  2. Mat two larger photos onto Classic Green Brick patterned paper with a 1/8" border and adhere onto left side and bottom edge of Classic Blue Brick patterned paper, slightly overlapping as shown.
  3. Use Black Slick Writer to freehand journaling onto journaling card, then mat onto Grapefruit Bliss Cardstock with a 1/8" border. Adhere matted journaling card to the right and above both large matted photos as shown.
  4. Randomly punch four holes along Classic Green Brick border and one hole into upper right corner of journaling block. Insert one Building Blocks Brad into each hole, bending prongs open on back.
  5. Use Die Cutting Machine and dies of choice to cut "Lego" from Coconut Swirl cardstock and "Mania" from Grapefruit Bliss cardstock for title. Adhere along upper left side of Classic Blue Brick patterned paper, slightly overlapping. Punch one hole above "i" in "Mania". Insert red Mini Brad into hole, bending prongs open on back.