I have a hard time throwing out ceramics. Maybe it's from all my years of taking it in high school and seeing how much knuckle-drying work goes into creating form from clay, whatever the reason, I have a huge load of mismatched vases and urns and pots and pitchers.
I decided to turn that load into a collection.
Here's the inspiraton from a fantastic day shopping with the girls at Crate and Barrel:
I painted my ceramics one unifying color-- white.
I'll spare you the tutorial, but the quick version is get out a paint brush and some paint.