Big wedding or small wedding, it’s not a wedding without wedding cake! Small cake or big cake, you can always use a cake topper for added décor. From fresh flowers to the traditional figurines, here are some ideas to inspire what to top your cake with.


Fresh Flowers

One of the most popular choices for a cake topper are fresh flowers. They add to the romance of the day. Bonus points if they are edible flowers!

Photo credit [vetted]: Rob+Kristen


Mr. and Mrs.

The whole day is about your and the person you are marrying, so why wouldn’t you want to top your cake with a Mr. & Mrs., Mr. & Mr., or a Mrs. & Mrs. sign!

Photo credit [vetted]: Easterday Creative


Fresh Fruit

There’s something awfully pretty about fresh fruit on top of a cake. It makes it look all the more appetizing!

Photo credit: Wesley Peterson Photography



A cake topper is a great way to show off that new monogram that you’ve also printed onto your menu, cocktail napkins and invitation suite.

Photo credit [vetted]: Commerce Club of Greenville


Last Initial

Excited to start using that new last name? Start with your cake! Share your new initial with a big sparkly letter cake topper.

Photo credit [vetted]: Couture Cakes of Greenville



The whole day is about love isn’t it? Nothing is more fitting than the actual word of love for all to see on top of your cake.

Photo credit: Mosaic Photo


Personalized Figurine

If you’re going with the more traditional look of figurine cake toppers, personalize the look and include your animals right beside you.

Photo credit [vetted]: Holly's Cake


Rocking Chairs

Getting married is all about growing old together isn’t it? Check out these cute rocking chair toppers.

Photo credit [vetted]: Honeysuckle Events


Adventure Awaits

Are you having a destination wedding? Or going with more of a travel theme? This adventure awaits saying cake topper would be perfect!

Photo credit [vetted]: Honeysuckle Events



Have a favorite animal? Or maybe you’re just an animal love in general? Either way, there’s nothing cuter than this animal cake topper.

Photo credit: Jack Robert Photography



For a modern feel, go with a geometric cut-out with your last name or favorite saying cut out inside.

Photo credit [vetted]: Rob + Kristen



Having a winter wedding? We are loving this pinecone topper idea! Especially the one with a top hat!

Phot ocredit: bethanyjoymugg


Happily Ever After

Afterall, you will live happily ever after – so why not top your cake with it!

Photo credit [vetted]: Once in a Blue Moon


Round Wreath

Play up that whimsical feel and go with a round wreath type shape with your last name or another saying inside of it.

Photo credit [vetted]: Pine Cone Bakery



You should feel like royalty on your wedding day, so kick it up a notch and top your cake with actual crowns.

Photo credit: Jeffrey Lynn Media



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