To change the appearance of a single folder
Open My Documents.
Right-click the folder you want to customize, and then click Properties.
On the Customize tab, do one or all of the following:
Select a folder template
When you choose a template from Use this folder type as a template, you apply specific features to your folder, such as specialized task links and viewing options for working with pictures and music.
To apply a folder template to all of the folders contained within your customized folder, select the Also apply this template to all subfolders check box.
Choose a picture for your folder
You can choose the picture that identifies a folder in Thumbnails view.
When you click:
Choose Picture, you can find the picture you want to use to identify the folder.
Restore Default, the last four image files you modified in the folder will be used to identify it.
Change the folder icon
Click Change Icon to change the graphic that represents the folder in all views except Thumbnail view.
To open My Documents, click Start, and then click My Documents.
If your folder does not contain image files, Windows does not generate folder pictures in Thumbnails view.
You cannot customize the My Documents, My Pictures, and My Music folders. However, you can customize the folders they contain.