If you’re looking to spice things up a little in the bedroom, you don’t have to rush downtown to the sex shop to incorporate toys into playtime. Plenty of everyday household items are ready to be used in your next kinky scene.

Belt

Imagine tearing off your belt in a fit of passion, bending your partner over your knee and showing them the business end of that leather band. Could be hot, right?

To use your belt for impact play—that is, a proper spanking—hold the belt buckle and the tail in your palm, doubling up the leather to make something of a handle. Aim for the buttock and thighs, avoiding sensitive regions like the low back, face and neck. If you are feeling particularly sadistic, strike the chest, inner thighs or bottoms of the feet.

You can also use your belt for bondage: a quick pair of handcuffs, leg binders, hogties and so on. You can even place it around your partner’s hips so you have a handle to grab hold of during doggy-style intercourse.

Spatula (and other paddles)

Another great way to make an impact is with a good, old-fashioned paddle—you know, like the kind fraternities use to haze