Sometimes you might want to liven this up.
Perhaps you browse a music collection through the Finder as well as in iTunes, or have photos that you browse in the Finder as well as in iPhoto. You might create artwork, or own a collection of home movie DVD files.
Finding Alternative Mac Icons
Whatever you have, one thing is for sure: the standard blue folder icon doesn't give you many clues about the folder's contents. This is where Add Folder Icons comes in.