There's a saying, mostly used for art -- but applicable to everything if you ask me -- "make strange". Sometimes we can't see how things really are, because we are all doing exactly the same thing.
If you "make strange" you get to see things in a new way; maybe as they really are. Regardless, it makes for some fun, so why not.
How about starting with your shoe laces? Maybe lacing them in a different way would be cool. Crooked Brains found 33 Different Ways To Lace Your Shoes. Check it out.