Display bits of fabric that you like instead of keeping it in a box. Fabric is art in itself. You can find embroidery hoops all the time at garage sales and thrift shops! Maybe even paint the hoops to give a little color to the fabric hoop wall!
Cross-stitch Retro bicycle - Originally publised in Crosstitcher magazine, link does not include pattern
Pinkip "spring box" (Hardanger) - Biskornyu and other "Krivul'ko" - Country Mom