Big on blooms
Take a leaf out of your bouquet and ask your florist to weave flowers around your cake too. This look works perfectly on both naked and fondant iced cakes.
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Name the day
Laser-cut wedding cake topper designs are more accessible than ever thanks to artisan suppliers. Time to celebrate your newly married name!
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The most sentimental wedding cake topper ideas include all the family. Whether you have children, four-legged friends or a family tradition to honour, your cake topper could incorporate it.
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Gone are the days when wax figurines were the only option for wedding cake topper ideas. Today your cake can be finished in any fashion you like. If you’re a sucker for all-things sweet, giant donuts or cookie towers could be a unique finishing touch.
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Edible printing has come on leaps and bounds, so why not choose a fond photo and have it created in edible form? Go for a sepia effect for vintage weddings or black and white for a sophisticated, black tie twist.
Alternatively, some simple clips allow you to decorate your cake with Polaroid print-outs for an adorable vintage look.
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Top off a theme
If you’ve chosen a theme for your wedding decor, use it to inspire your wedding cake topper ideas too. Think bunting for a country barn wedding, geode shards for a glamorous celebration or hand-painted mandalas for a bohemian theme.
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Hunting for wedding cake topper ideas that add a colourful garnish without stealing the show? Turn your attention to fruit. Rich red grapes and sliced figs will instantly ramp up the luxe factor, perfect for opulent winter weddings, while a tower of strawberries, raspberries and elderflower blooms will instantly sing of summer.
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Lego love story
A twist on traditional couple figurines, Lego couples offer a contemporary upgrade to wedding cake toppers. Whether they bring a sense of nostalgia or are a gesture to your favourite hobbies, Lego toppers will add character on the day and become a memento you can keep.
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Let there be light
Simple yet stunning, adding sparklers are one of the most cost-effective yet breath-taking wedding cake topper ideas. Check with your venue that sparklers are permitted before making plans for this one and wait until the last sparks are out before stepping forwards to cut the cake.
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