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Help creating a rebus

Help creating a rebus

Help creating a rebus

(OP)
I need help creating a rebus for a gift for a grandmother and her grandson, Henry.

These are some of the phrases I would like to turn into rebuses:
  • world's greatest grandma
  • grandma is my buddy
  • grandma is my (candy) dealer
  • grandma will let me (gramma'l let me)
  • grandma rocks
  • Henry loves grandma
  • What happens at grandma's stays at grandma's (probably too long)
Either "grandma" or "gramma" is OK.

But anything along those lines would be great.

Here are some of the pictures I have come up with. Some are a stretch.
  • gram: one of those little scale weights
  • grand: a grand piano
  • gramma'l (gramma will): gram + awl
  • let: tennis net with ball touching it
  • loves: heart
  • hen: chicken
I would appreciate any help or pointers.

RE: Help creating a rebus

Some Quick research tells me you might be limiting yourself to much by being too literal.

Greatest for example could be a combination of a couple of pictures with some modifications

Picture1 = Olivia newton John and John Travolta from movie Grease
Picture2 = Test questions (all correct) score = A+

Combined by the following formula:

Picture1 - SE + Picture 2

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RE: Help creating a rebus

(OP)
I should have said that the "pictures" are silhouettes, not actual pictures. So I can only use images that can be recognized by their outline. Sorry about that.

RE: Help creating a rebus

I don't have anything specific yet, but another idea to consider is a $1000 bill for a grand.

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RE: Help creating a rebus

(OP)
Yep, I thought of the $1,000.

Here's what I have so far. I would appreciate any suggestions.



For "Grandma'll let me do it":

grand (piano or 1000 or $1000 or $1K) + mallet + (cut of) meat + (two people singing a)
duet



For "Henry loves grandma":

hen + reel + heart + (image of a) mother



For "Grandma rocks":

grand (piano or 1000) + (image of a) mother + rocking chair or two
diamonds



I'm not thrilled with these, but they are a start.

RE: Help creating a rebus

Is a rebus the one you catch when you miss the first one?

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