This juxtaposition is the result of not being able to decide on which theme to go with. When deciding between the two, my mind constantly wandered to The Iron Giant. The little robot is made of Rice Krispie covered in fondant, while the flowers, mushrooms, and tiny woodland creatures are just shaped with fondant.
Last year, I made a slab baby shower cake featuring a fondant “stitched” ducky on it. Here is version 2.0.