Perhaps most have you have seen this already. If you haven't, you need to go over to the blog Still Parenting and see the tour of their learning space. Their space is the most amazing elementary/primary Montessori homeschool space I've seen to date. You can read in another post all about how she stumbled upon an entire Montessori classroom at a garage sale.
I'm off to read some self-help books to try to figure what exactly is wrong with me psychologically that makes seeing her school room makes me feel so awful. I'm willing to bet it's good old-fashioned jealousy.