Whether you’re following the latest wedding trends or not, it’s the smallest details that make the biggest difference at a wedding ceremony and reception. Food-wise, it’s not just your wedding menu that will have to impress. Your wedding cake will take centre stage, and along with the design and of course the taste, additional decorations such as cake toppers won’t go unnoticed by eagle-eyed guests.
Many couples forgo wedding cake toppers. They are however another great way to personalise your wedding, which means you can be as creative as possible. We’re here to showcase the wedding cake toppers that are far from traditional so you can discover a creative addition that can take pride of place.
For the two of you
There are tons of wordy wedding cake toppers out there, but this personalised rose gold topper from Not on the High Street is one of our favourites. As well as rose gold being in, the font and overall design makes it the ideal finishing touch. The topper can be personalised with the happy couple’s names as well as their wedding date.
If rose gold doesn’t complement your wider wedding theme, check out these word cake toppers for inspiration.
For the international couple
When you think of cake toppers, you don’t necessarily think of paper! This wedding cake topper from ReadyGo is made from 100% recycled card. The company even uses hydroelectric power to print their fully personalised couple.
The design also shows the couple waving flags, which makes it the perfect cake topper if you and your partner hail from different countries.
For the outdoorsy bride and groom
If you’re an avid cycling fan, then you’ll love this wedding bicycle topper from Wirebicycles. More of a sculpture than a wedding cake topper, this silver tandem complete with black wheels wouldn’t look out of place on your mantelpiece after your wedding, a fact that makes it the perfect keepsake.
The handmade topper can be personalised with your names lovingly twisted into the wheels of the bike.
For the big kids
The Lego wedding cake topper from HeartOfBricks is just genius and a cute addition to any wedding cake regardless of its size or style.
The Lego characters and wider scene are fully customisable with the couple’s appearance, accessories, rings, flowers and glasses just some of the items that can be tailored. Other family members and pets can be added to the scene for an extra charge.
This unique cake topper makes the perfect wedding gift, favour or place setting, as well as a great memento of your special day.
For the quirky pair
If you and your partner have been referred to as “two peas in a pod” then this cake topper would be the crowning glory of your wedding cake.
The quirky wedding cake topper from HelloBlondieUK is presented in a gift box making it the perfect present for that special couple in your life. Each pea is stamped with an initial, whilst the distressed finish lends itself particularly well to vintage themed weddings.
For the super creative
There’s a long list of ideas for creating your own wedding cake topper, from getting creative with words and plenty of glitter to trying your hand at sugar craft.
Another great way to personalise your cake and give a thoughtful nod to times gone by or even pay tribute to a lost loved one is by transforming an heirloom into a cake topper. Here event planning guide Poptop explains more:
“Another approach is to cover the top of your wedding cake in the family heirlooms, or you can choose just one that has special meaning. This is particularly relevant if it is from someone who couldn’t be present at your wedding. Most heirlooms are ornate so will look great as wedding cake toppers. All you have to do is decide whether it can sit on the wedding cake directly or if it needs to be raised up with the aid of skewers or similar.”