If you have a great idea on how to customize Visual Studio environment, create the code to use in Visual Studio and punch it up to the Visual Studio Gallery.  It is easy to get downloads there and show off your capability to your current management or use it to demonstrate your capabilities to new employers!

Complete instructions on how to create the templates is shown on the site.

http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/

Get over there and download some free stuff!