And then there is the Alphabet Wall - I LOVE this idea. But it's not exactly a spur of the moment project. You have to collect the letters and such. BUT, Nicole and the crafties do this thing called stash-busting, where they use what they have on hand to create scrapbook pages, art, cards, whatever.
So...I took a frame out of my closet and a couple sheets of letter stickers out of my scrapbook box and VOILA!
Not exactly what I'm after, but a whisper of the original idea. And total cost...nothing, just stuff I had lying around.