Next time you are on vacation, pick up a postcard to mail to yourself. Include the memorable moments of your adventure and send it off to yourself. Your post vacation self will appreciate getting something in the mail besides for bills. Then, instead of tucking it away, proudly display it in frame.
When we moved into our modest sized house, we fell in love with our walk in pantry. The sponge painted walls, well, we could live without those. We've finally revealed the BIG transformation, including a library ladder to access the high shelves. Come check it out and when you do, take a look at my painted wallpaper walls.