24 Brilliant ways to Display and Store Lego

As a child, I remember spending hours creating fascinating worlds and landscapes all with Lego.  Dreaming, imagining and playing for hours building masterpieces out of colourful bricks, and now I see my own children doing exactly the same.  I didn’t realise however, when I was younger, how challenging it is to keep all those tiny pieces together and not sucked up in a vaccum cleaner!  I’m sure there are many significant pieces now located at the tip!  Recently I invested in an amazing invention; Lego storage bags.  In the next little while, I’m going to show you some very practical solutions for the storage of both Lego and Lego creations. 

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Storage Solutions:

Sort by Color, Size, or Theme:
The first rule of efficient Lego storage is organization. Sort your bricks by color, size, or theme to make it easier to find the pieces you need for your next masterpiece. 

Label Everything:
Whether you’re using plastic bins, drawers, or shelves, labeling is key to maintaining order.

You could use labels or color-coded stickers to identify each storage container’s contents, making it a breeze to find the perfect piece for your project.

Utilize Drawer Organizers: Invest in adjustable drawer dividers or customizable trays to keep your Lego bricks neatly separated and easily accessible. This will prevent the dreaded “Lego avalanche” when searching for a specific piece.

Bag and Tag: For sets that are not currently in use, store them in resealable bags or boxes, along with their instruction manuals. Label each bag with the set number or theme to quickly identify its contents. This method not only saves space but also ensures that your sets stay intact and organized.


Pouches and Bags create great Lego Organizers.

Lego Play Tables:

Lego Tables:
Are compact havens for boundless creativity. With organized storage and sturdy surfaces, they’re perfect for constructing dreams.  

Embrace the joy of hands-on play and watch imaginations soar on these magical platforms.

Lego Play Storage Bag:

Lego Storage Bags:
These are perfect for a quick tidy and where colour coding and lego piece organizing is not important.

Display Ideas:

Build a Lego Wall: Turn your love for Lego into a stunning piece of wall art by creating a Lego display wall. Mount baseplates directly onto the wall using adhesive strips or attach them to a large frame. Then, let your creativity soar as you build and display your favorite creations for all to see.
This is a real life example of a lego wall, look what this person has done to display Lego onto their wall from www.craftingcheerfully.com.


This is how you can recreate the look at your home…

Lego Display Stands: Invest in display stands specifically designed for Lego sets, such as acrylic display cases or stand.
These stands elevate your builds to museum-quality status, making them the focal point of any room.


Lego Minifigure Display Cases: Show off your collection of Lego minifigures with specialized display cases or shadow boxes. Arrange your minifigures by theme or create dynamic scenes that tell a story. These display cases not only protect your minifigures but also add a touch of whimsy to any room.

Custom Display Shelves and boxes: Showcase your most prized creations on custom-built display shelves. Choose shelves with adjustable heights to accommodate different-sized builds and add LED lighting to highlight your creations in style.


In the world of Lego, storage and display are not just practical considerations but opportunities for creativity and expression. By implementing these storage solutions and display ideas, you can transform your Lego collection into a work of art that reflects your passion and imagination. So go and let your creativity shine!

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