Customer sent this:
I don't want to go overboard on the price and I don't intend to feed everyone a piece of cake, but I need something bigger than a regular 2 tier cake. A little bit of writing--something light hearted ,funny, casual--he's a big guy who loves to have a good time. CSX colors are yellow & blue. Think about it, give me some ideas & prices.
O.K. He is retiring from the CSX trains after 42yrs. I don't think I could do a 3D model of the train, looks pretty complecated. I'll post a picture, so you all can see what one looks like.
There are alot of great train cakes on here, but most are kind of kiddie. I need something for a grown man.
Any ideas you throw out there will be considered and greatly appreciated.
They need something bigger than a regular two tier. Hmmmm. I would ask for more clarification before decide on design.
Have you seen those "road of life" cakes where there is like a ramp that circles around the tiers? what if you put a railroad circling the tiers and then make a train topper?
Then I would try to find some railroad puns to write on the tiers if I could fit it
I knew I could find a pic of what I had in mind! Of course, i would try to make it a little more mature and masculine, but you get the idea!
What about a train track ending with an "End of the line" sign and on the other side of it a scene from his retirement eg armchair, slippers & paper or fishing or whatever his interests are? That way you avoid making a train...
Thanks guys. Both ideas are great. I'll have to do somemore figuring it out. Anyone else have any ideas to throw arond ?