SheMovedToTexas has a great post about what to do with all those ribbons you have hanging around from all the shows over the years: Ribbon Recycling. Go check it out!
I am so going to make ribbon pillows when I can. I wonder what happened to all the ribbons I won as a kid? I think I know where they are in my mom's garage, and I bet she'd be delighted if I'd take the box away. ;)