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Give your computer an awesome LEGO makeover!
We've been giving our office a crafty makeover recently and our computer screens were looking a bit boring. I had the awesome idea to give them a Lego frame, so we could decorate them with MiniFigures and easily change them up anytime we feel like it.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by taking down the measurements of your computer screen. You'll want to know how tall and wide it is, as well as how wide the lip is. Compare these measurements to the width of a Lego brick to work out which brick style you want and how many you need.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 2
    Step 2

    Go to a Lego store, or order online, and get all of the bricks you need.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 3
    Step 3

    We were able to fill a tall cup with all the bricks we needed for two screens plus lots of small extra ones to decorate them with for £11.99 at the Lego pick n mix.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 4
    Step 4

    Using thick white card, measure and cut a backing frame for your screen.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut out any holes you need for buttons / web cams etc.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 6
    Step 6

    Lay your frame down and gather your lego.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 7
    Step 7

    Lay out the bricks on top of your template.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 8
    Step 8

    I placed long strips of lego on top of my frame to reinforce the bricks while I was building and stop it from falling apart.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 9
    Step 9

    When you're happy with your design. Glue the Lego to the backing frame.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 10
    Step 10

    Leave to dry before using a cutting knife to cut off any excess frame that sticks out.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 11
    Step 11

    Attach your frame to your computer. I used sticky decoupage squares but you could use hot glue or even Sugru to attach it.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 12
    Step 12

    When, you're happy that it's all secure, remove the cladding Lego which was reinforcing it.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 13
    Step 13

    Now you get to have some fun and decorate your frame anyway you like. I made my name out of bricks.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 14
    Step 14

    I added a Uni-Kitty minifigure to give me blasts of positivity when I need it.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 15
    Step 15

    I also made a MiniFigure of myself holding a camera to hold my camera connector cable.

  • How to make an office accessory. Lego Computer Screen Frame - Step 16
    Step 16

    I made new buttons for my screen by attaching Lego blocks to decoupage squares and sticking them over the existing buttons. I really want to link the Pizza button up to a take-out website.

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