To keep junk off the kitchen table, create an organized area for mail, keys and other things that are coming in the door. (I want by the garage door near the laundry room on my ideal dream home floor plan!
If you have the drawer space, what a wonderful idea! Instead of stretching and climbing to see all your spices in the top cupboard or on the spice rack, keep them accessible and visible in a spice drawer.
Kid-Friendly Felt Christmas Tree - yard green felt cut into a triangle (or fancier with "branches"), attach to walls with pushpins (or tape/velcro), felt "ornaments" made from various colors (can use hot glue gun to make "fancier" ones)