I like the snark mark. Although how many people would understand it? You can say stuff like "I don't like the snark mark: ~". ~ And then people start looking for pictures in the punctuation. So I'll never use the snark mark.
Cupcake Tower - Idea came immediately to mind.this would be a good inspiration for the column design of a whimsical-looking staircase - made to look like stacks of pretty cupcakes. Also great design idea for home columns, period.