A Quirky Statue
Less formal than a bust and funnier than a horse head, a bit of anatomy—or any eye-catching sculpture—will elicit questions and smiles. Place it in a conspicuous spot, like on a side table or by the entryway as a doorstop. A tad shy? Tuck a smaller version on a shelf among books.
David wood foot sculpture, $1,200 (19 inches high by 18 inches wide), arteriorshome.com for stores.