As any legit LEGO lover knows, if you can dream it you can build it. For proof, all you need to do is check out our roundup of brick-tastic LEGO builds found in the U.S. and beyond. From a full-scale Star Wars X-Fighter to a ginormous dragon in a lake, these crazy creations are enough to inspire all kinds of architectural masterpieces.

Pop-Up Storybook Castle

Nathan Sawaya  paid tribute to Waldo H. Hunt, the “King of the Pop-Up Book,” with this LEGO creation. The cool details even go beyond the 3D castle—there's a poem printed on the pages that tells the story of a prince and a princess who are separated from true love by the tall castle walls.

photo: Nathan Sawaya

Which of these would inspire your LEGO-crazy kids to start building a masterpiece of their own?

— Abigail Matsumoto