If you've spent some time in the show ring, chances are you've accumulated a few ribbons. And if you're anything like me, you want to stare at your hard-earned satin all day long. The problem is figuring out a way to display them so they're visible, pretty, yet (somewhat) contained. I've done quite a few ribbon display projects over the years, including a shadowbox, basketball display case and large glass jars. But this horse show ribbon display hanger is by far my favorite project to date.

The only thing I like more than winning ribbons is displaying them. While winning isn't everything to me, I'm proud every time I earn a rosette of any color and I proudly show off my spoils of war wherever and whenever possible. But after you've shown for a few seasons, the satin starts to pile up. So what do you do with all of those shiny, lovely ribbons?

All equestrians love custom items, from helmets to saddle pads and everything in between. Adding monograms and touches of bling, picking colors of show coat lapels and saddle pads are all really fun and make for a cool, personal look for both horse and rider. What equestrians don't love about custom options is the price tag. For those of you that are a little crafty and a little handy, The Printable Pony is working to make your ability to own custom items easier than ever.

Winter is hanging on by a thread and I've officially got cabin fever. Let's face it, there's only so much housework I can stand at once and I've run out of TV show marathons on Netflix. So what's a girl to do when the temperatures remain below zero for days on end? I got crafty... or rather, Betty's Customs got crafty and I'm here to tell you all about it.

Ever since Miles started feeling not quite right [all the way back on July 5] I've obviously been spending less time in the saddle, which means I'm not at the barn for hours on end and thus leaves me time to *gasp* do other things....

I am not crafty. I love to read DIY blogs about all the fabulous things people make, like ribbon belts or Christmas ornaments, but it's just not a talent I have. I'm always a teeny, tiny bit jealous looking at the beautiful things that some...