This is an easy solution to an old problem. You know how the crack between your counter top is a graveyard for dust bunnies and uncooked spaghetti? I had an idea today for a stylish solution. Why not accent the stove with customizable "skirts". Basically it would be a wood or other type of surface attached magnetically to the side of the stove.
Reward: If you get rich and famous off this, please at least let people know who you got the idea from.