You know you’re both a Harry Potter and LEGO fanatic, when…you spend a year recreating Hogwarts with over 400,000 bricks. Meet Alice Finch, a geek who spent 12-months building the masterpiece you see above, over an 18-month time span. Continue reading for more.

According to a recent interview, “[She] did quite a bit of research in the books and movies looking for the smallest of details, things like the old fashioned slide projector in Lupin’s Defense Against the Dark Arts class, the location of the potions class, and the wood paneling in the charms classroom.”

[Sources 1 | 2 | 3]