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Favorite Wedding Cake Toppers

When you're obsessed with the wedding world, you tend to have a lot of favorites. So we're starting a new series called "Favorite Things" where we're rounding up our favorites from past features and beyond organized by topic. To kickstart these, we're giving nod to one of our huge favorites: cake toppers!

It's probably because I have Celiac that I'm overly enamored with the pretty cakes that I can't eat-- oh, life's cruel irony! But with all of the styles, themes, and personalities out there, cakes take on their statements on a wedding day... and cake toppers help tell that theme or story! From nautical to quirky, Etsy and the internet have it all, and we're showcasing it today.

Because I'm all about that cake, 'bout that cake. All toppers.



The Cat Lovers Cake Topper

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As a crazy cat mom, it was no surprise that I'm thoroughly obsessed with this one. Beautifully unique, these handmade figures are the purrfect cake decorations for any kitty lovin' couple!

Cake Topper: Mod and Mint via Etsy // Cake: Make Life Sweet // Photography: Sarah Street Photography // Event Coordination: Sunkissed Events and Design




The Best Day Ever Cake Topper

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Love Tangled? Just love beautiful laser cut words on your cake? This looks especially elegant on all tiered cakes like this naked cake with delicious fruit.

Cake Topper: Better Off Wed via Etsy // Cake: Chelsi Davis // Photography: Andrew and Tianna Photography




The Sports Fan Cake Topper

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Want that subtle touch to your favorite team or sports favorite? We love this portrait-in-clay with a foam finger!

Cake Topper: Mud Cards via Etsy // Photography: Caitlin Gerres Photography




The Rustic Tiny Tree Trunk Cake Topper

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Itty bitty tree trunk slices with a wood-burned monogram or wedding salutation are meant to be part of any rustic celebration. They're too cute!

Cake Topper: Life So Simple via Etsy




The Military Inspired Cake Topper

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If you love your sailor, then this anchor-wielding cake topper with your initials could be the nice subtle touch to honor country and marriage.

Cake Topper: Milan Creations via Etsy // Photography: Andrew and Tianna Photography




The Wire Lovebirds Cake Topper

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Wire can be twisted and personalized and made perfect for any kind of wedding, especially the rustic or the modern! These metal lovebirds were made perfect on this smooth buttercream and succulent-dappled cake.

Cake Topper: Deliziare via Etsy // Cake: Jaime's Bakeshop // Photography: We are the Mitchells




The Quirky and Colorful Gnomes Cake Topper

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Sprinkles? Check. Chocolate cake? Check. If you love a touch of whimsy, these adorable gnomes will add that colorful look to any cake set!

Cake Topper: The Wild Purple via Etsy // Cake: Chocollage Bakery // Photography: Tiltawhirl Imagery




The Nautical Names Cake Topper

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Ahoy and anchors aweigh! If your wedding theme involves the nautical, this sweet and modern cake topper with your newlywed names is just what the cake needs!

Cake Topper: The Pink Owl Designs via Etsy




The Dog Lovers Cake Topper

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Whether you're a dog or a cat mom, the cake topper can be a wonderful way to incorporate your furbabies into the big day. And having a custom one made in their likenesses take it to the next adorable level!

Cake Topper: Lynn's Little Creations via Etsy // Cake: Kingsmill Resort // Photography: Bit of Ivory Photography


- Chelsea :)

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