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*Printables are available for personal, non-commercial use only please! They are for fun – I do not make any money from these and will remove them if necessary or requested.*

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After making the yellow Breyer boxes in miniature, I knew I wanted to make a second set using images from the vintage picture boxes. I’m not a vintage collector and don’t know much about these at all, but as a miniature-addict of sorts I wanted to include them in my expanding mini-Breyer collection.

I have none of these boxes in my collection so photos were generously shared with me by Faracat and aneedforfun over on Blab – thanks again for your pictures!!

Like the yellow boxes these come in two sizes – micro/mini whinny and H0/1:87 scale. The micro ones were made with mini whinnies in mind, so they’re quite large in 1:9 scale. Personally I think they would be fun to store small tack and props in… or maybe something else, I’m sure you guys could come up with something more creative. ^_^

The H0 ones are significantly smaller…

… but they fit in a 1:9 scale world much better. 🙂

Assembly is a lot easier than the yellow boxes, as these are literally plain box tops & bottoms with no pesky windows to cut out. I put mine together with a glue stick and (as always) scored them before folding to get a nice shape.

I didn’t make every single box I had a photo of – experience has taught me that while it’s fun to have lots and lots of variety, putting together dozens of printable minis is a lot more work than you would think. (or maybe that’s just me… I have had so little energy lately, sorry) Anyway, I chose six favorites that were the most editable and this was the end result.

My favorites have to be the white boxes. (but I have such a soft spot for the FAS too!)

PDF Downloads

Micro/Mini Whinny Boxes
HO/1:87 Boxes

Print on cardstock for best results. Have fun!!

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Miniature JAH

*Printables are available for personal, non-commercial use only please! They are for fun – I do not make any money from these and will remove them if necessary or requested. *

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I’ve managed to get that cold I’ve been trying to avoid for months. I hate flu season, agh. 😛

I haven’t been in the mood for tack/sewing, but I did manage to finish up some printables I had on my PC for a while. These are some of my JAH (Just About Horses) magazines, scanned and miniaturized in Photoshop. I also threw a box catalog and a template for a magazine holder in there as well.

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Because I am picky about mini printables, they all have their back covers included too:

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Each one also has a spread for the inside, making them “readable” but not too thick. I put these together by running a glue stick along the fold.

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To make the magazine holder, cut around the template and glue to the back of a piece of patterned/colored paper:

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Score along the fold lines (I use a metal ruler and the back of an exacto blade to do this) and cut the entire thing out. Remember to cut the tabs on the bottom!

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Fold it together and glue in place. I did cut one of the tabs off and shortened the longer ones here:

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Ta-da!

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The box catalog was assembled like the magazines, but I glued the white sides of the paper together instead of just at the spine.

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I LOVED these things and remember spending ages going through them, making wishlists.

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Have fun and enjoy!

Download JAH + Box Catalog Here

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Printables are available for personal, non-commercial use only please! They are for fun – I do not make any money from these and will remove them if necessary or requested. 🙂

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Last August I started putting together labels for fictional brands of horse shampoo/fly spray/etc. I got distracted and misplaced the file on my pc. I did end up finding it after panicking for a bit – serves me right for saving model horse files outside of the “Model Horse” master folder of chaos.

Anyway, since it’s Spring (nearly Summer!) I figured now would be a good time to get these pieces finished up.

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Here’s a PDF file of the labels… some are entirely made up by me while others are obvious imitations of real brands.

I printed these up on plain computer paper – nothing fancy- then went over them with Triple Thick Gloss to give them some shine. I like this gloss for paper printables as it doesn’t smear the ink like some others do.

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The bottles themselves I sculpted from polymer clay. Despite my best efforts some still came out a bit lopsided argh!

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But after being painted, labelled and glossed, they seemed to turn out all right.

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Also included is a bunch of labels for “Unicorn Dust” which is hoof glitter or whatever glitter you’d like it to be. Why am I so attracted to glitter on horses WHYYYY…

I made these from cut pieces of wooden dowels, which I covered with glitter and clear packing tape.

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The mini towels I cut from baby washcloths I found at the dollar store. These things are cheap and thin, which makes them great for minis. The pink piece is a scrap of suede.

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I also wanted to make some grooming mitts, so I started by tracing around a Yvonne doll’s hand…

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And used that as a template to cut mitts out of various materials. First attempt was a rubber glove. Mine has this textured bit on the ends, so I figured I’d use that for one side of a mitt.

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It did not want to be turned inside out but I got it to cooperate eventually:

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I also made one from this textured fabric I had on hand… it was from a cheap mini tote bag of sorts… I’m thinking it was from a party supply shop or dollar store? Anyway it behaved a lot better than the rubber glove did:

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Yay oven grooming mitts!

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With some paint:

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I also made one from the baby washcloths, and I think this is my favorite.

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Hope you enjoy! 🙂

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