My wife saw a website that described how to take household items and embed them into models of other things.
An example of this is using split peas as rivets on the Dalek I made (Oh and that was her idea).
One day a while ago after a spaghetti and meatballs meal. She held up the empty plastic bottle of spaghetti sauce and said I am going to make something from this.
After some thought she said Steampunk K9.
Out came the glue gun and a bunch of other things and here is the final creation.