Paint center of cabinet door with chalkboard paint and use as message center, quote of the week, grocery list, family goals etc. Have a "frame" painted on my laundry room door for this same purpose. Like the kitchen cabinet idea too.
DIY: Garage Door Makeover With Gel Stain - this is a quick and inexpensive way to add curb appeal to your home. I could practice with my garage door MR ran into with dirtbike. Use ebony or dark gray stain.