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Lego’s new Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs set comes with a teensy controversy

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Lego has officially revealed its $220 take on Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, coming March 4th, and it looks incredible.

It also looks a lot like a fan design!

This fan design, which twice gathered the required 10,000 votes to become a Lego Ideas set and was rejected by Lego each time:

Image by Hanwasyellowfirst

A 2021 Lego Ideas submission.

I definitely prefer the more thatched, lively look of the Lego’s official playset, though — and Lego has repeatedly recognized that particular fan designer in a different way.

“Hanwasyellowfirst” also created The Mountain Windmill, which went on to earn its creator well over $100,000 in estimated royalties after Lego greenlit it to become a BrickLink Designer…

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