Would This Be Corny Or Clever?

Decorating By CakeMommyTX Updated 18 Nov 2009 , 3:58pm by juleebug

CakeMommyTX Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 3:49pm
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I am working on a design for 40th birthday cake for a man who has worked for Ford for a long time, the customer wants it and "40" incorporated into the cake.
I was thinking of doing the Ford Emblem but instead of it reading "Ford" it would read" Fordy" ?
It would be in the same font and style as the Ford emblem just with an added "y" so it sounds like forty.
Corny or clever?

15 replies
tatorchip Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 3:51pm
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clever for sure

amysue99 Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 3:52pm
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Definitely clever.

2SchnauzerLady Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 3:53pm
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Fordy amid the Fords! Ooh - That's bad!

rezzygirl Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 4:04pm
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I think it's a cute idea.

crisseyann Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 4:05pm
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Go for it....very clever. icon_biggrin.gif

wrightway777 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:40am
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Clever

Are you solid on wanting to do just the emblem as the cake....what if you did the view of the back of a truck that was around 40 years ago? You dont have to do this 3D it can be flat....oh you could even stick small balloon lights (you can get these in the Wedding section at Michaels) and stick them where the brake/tail lights would be. Sure to instantly please. The tail gate could have fordy but at least it wouldnt be the only focal point in case he is sensitive about his midlife age.

sugarjones Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:43am
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Very funny!! Corny and Clever at that same time and in the best possible way!

Lita829 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:59am
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Very clever thumbs_up.gif

cylstrial Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:59am
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I like it!! Especially the "Fordy amid the Fords" comment that someone suggested.

andpotts Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 4:09am
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Originally Posted by CubFan

Very funny!! Corny and Clever at that same time and in the best possible way!




thumbs_up.gif I think your customer would really like that, cute idea!

Meg147 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 10:07am
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A great idea - something else to think about maybe (possibly this is corny rather than clever??!!) is '40RD'

Meg147 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 10:08am
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A great idea - something else to think about maybe (possibly this is corny rather than clever??!!) is '40RD'

JenniferMI Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 1:16pm
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Go for it, very clever!

Jen icon_smile.gif

ibmoser Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:45pm
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Clever thumbs_up.gif

juleebug Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:58pm
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I love it!

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