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Sunday, March 29, 2009

What to do with all your ribbons?

Currently most of my horse show ribbons are in a storage boxes except a few of the most important ones I have on rack (below). They have so much sentimental value. I have the very first ribbon I ever won almost 30 years ago. I can recall so many hours practicing, late nights cleaning my tack, waking up at the crack of dawn to start the show day, and all the excitement of hearing my name being called for awards.

Here are some cool ideas of what to do with all those hard earned ribbons...

Ribbons clipped onto a simple grapevine wreath:One of Sarah Boudreau's ribbon quiltsPillow made by Show Throw Tenzing Frames frames photographs, ribbons, medals and other keepsakes
Francine Zaslow via design is mine
Mark Lund

5 comments:

allhorsestuff said...

Very Cool Post here!
Well, if I had my way with the ribbons and 1 trophy I have...they would be on display inside a warmly accented Cedar tack room! Since I have no tack room(or barn)yet...um ,they are in a box .
I do love the ribbon headboard especially!
Kac

storybeader said...

great ideas! Congrats. to all the winners!

Mountain Woman said...

Wow, I would be saving all those beautiful memories as well. What a lot of hard work you have done and how talented you are to earn so many awards.

Jennifer MacNeill-Traylor said...

Really cool pics. I love the last one! I've been letting my 3 year old play with my old ribbons. Maybe I shouldn't.

Andrea said...

Those are such great ideas!! I have seen some ribbons made into a stuffed horse. It was really cute too!! Like the pillow idea. I like the frames on the wall, very cool!!

You sure have won a bunch of ribbons. Very cool!!

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