Use Burlap ribbon - How to make a decorative fancy bow tutorial. Step-by-step instructions and pictures. I will make you Christmas bows for your tree! Mine are a little bit different but these are nice.
All food in one place! Rather than custom build cabinets, appropriate the idea using boring old metal or sturdy-but-cute wooden shelves. DIY customize them into a "pantry" with drawers, bins or even salvaged doors attached.