Great for Spy parties- "Suitcases" made from boxes. Covered in brown textured wrapping paper, handles made of foam insulation (carved and painted), carpet tacks used on the sides to resemble studs, foam tape and ribbon around.
Making PVC Look Like Wood I came up with this simple trick to give PVC pipe a realistic wood texture when I built a few plastic didgeridoos a couple of years ago. It would also work for theater, home decor or backyard tiki-bars! This is a simple and cheap