25 Unique Wedding Cake Toppers
Even the smallest detail can be a high point in your celebration. Case in point: Your wedding cake topper! These days, couples are getting more and more creative with their big-day dessert's finishing touch. You can choose one that reflects your and your fiancé's personalities, makes a bold statement, or works with the theme of your event. To help inspire your own wedding, we rounded up a few of our favorite toppers to cap off your celebration.
Kissing Fish Cake Topper
Technically, these gold-plated fish are place-card holders. But why not showcase two as cake toppers before using them at dinner parties for years to come?
Fish Place Card Holders, $180 for 6, L-Objet.com.
Ampersand Cake Topper
You're each other's one and only. Celebrate the and with Alexis Mattox Design's laser-cut ampersand cake topper.
Ampersand cake topper, $15, AlexisMattoxDesign.com.
Best Day Ever Wedding Cake Topper
It's the best day ever, so you might as well say so.
Better Off Wed Best Day Ever Wedding Cake Topper, $39, Etsy.com.
Flamingo Cake Topper
Flamingos for you and your lovebird.
Ann Wood Flaming Flamingo Cake Topper, $40, bhldn.com.
"Jurassic Park" Cake Toppers
If you're both equally obsessed with Jurassic Park and can quote the entire movie line for line, these dinos dressed up as doctors Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler have to top your wedding cake.
Painted Parade Jurassic Park Dinosaur Bride and Groom Wedding Cake Toppers, $52, Etsy.com.
Jonathan Adler Cake Topper
Double the fun! Use these salt and pepper shakers as cake toppers at your wedding, and then at your dinner table forever after.
Jonathan Adler Mr. and Mrs. Muse Salt & Pepper Shakers, $48, JonathanAdler.com.
Tassel Garland Cake Topper
Dress up your cake with a little tassel garland.
Tuck and Bonté Hot Pink Tassel Garland Cake Topper, $26, Etsy.com.
Whimsical Animal Cake Topper
It may look like a classic vintage design, but these quirky animal bride and groom cake toppers come in dozens of delightful combos—bear and unicorn anyone?
MelaboWed Fox Weds Giraffe Wedding Cake Topper, $50, Etsy.com.
Peg Doll Wedding Cake Toppers
Have wood peg dolls painted in your likeness, down to your bouquet and his facial hair.
Goose Grease Custom Peg Doll Wedding Cake Toppers, from $120, Etsy.com.
Star Wedding Cake Topper
Celebrate with a sparkling topper that looks dazzling on your cake, and can be framed as a keepsake.
By Madeline Trait Sparkling Stars, $75, MadelineTrait.com.
Sparkler Cake Topper
Felted Mice Wedding Cake Topper
Invite these tiny mice to your party. Artist Linda Facci creates these toppers from felt entirely by hand, and will take custom orders for specific animals, colors, and accessories.
Facci Designs Needle Felted Mice Wedding Toppers, $100, Etsy.com.
Paper Cake Topper
Heart Trees Cake Toppers
Why have just one cake topper when you could have a forest of them?
Cabin Heart Trees Cake Topper Set, $40, Etsy.com.
Silhouette Wedding Cake Topper
Put a personal touch on your cake with customized silhouettes of you and your sweetie.
Simply Silhouette Custom Wedding Cake Topper, $70, Etsy.com.
Vintage Stamp Cake Topper
Look closely—this topper is all about the little details. A hand-cut heart is suspended in the center of the red stamp.
D. Sharp Vintage Stamp Cake Topper, $20, Ebay.com.
Marquee Light Cake Topper
This topper, inspired by traditional tattoo designs, has an on/off switch to light up your cake.
Crankbunny Forever & Heart Marquee Light Cake Topper, $70, ScoutMob.com.
Butterfly Cake Toppers
These hand-painted butterfly cake toppers are fit for a small wedding cake at a casual outdoor wedding. The ones seen here are one-of-kind, but don't worry if they sell out: get the DIY steps to make them yourself over at Oh Happy Day.
Chiarabelle Hand-Painted Butterfly Crepe Paper Cake Toppers, $30, Etsy.com.
Sweet & Saucy Supply Cake Toppers
These typographic gold and glittery acrylic cake toppers come in 29 designs and can be made to reflect your initials, names, or favorite motto.
Sweet & Saucy Supply Cake Toppers, from $11, SweetandSaucySupply.com.
Paper Cutout Cake Toppers
Meet your mini-me. These paper cutouts are customizable down to your eye color.
Ready Go Cake Topper Set, $35, Etsy.com.
Garland Cake Topper
Pretty painted roses cut from thin plywood add a bit of whimsy to any cake.
The Shoppe by Madeline Trait Rose Flower Garland Topper, $40, MadelineTrait.com.
Personalized Wooden Banner Cake Topper
Oh Happy Day Cake Topper
Created exclusively for BHLDN, Alexis Mattox made this intricate laser-cut paper cake topper out of recycled mint green paper and eco-friendly bamboo sticks.
Oh Happy Day Cake Topper, $20, bhldn.com.
Over the Moon Cake Topper
This hand-painted cake topper will give your confection a romantic touch.
First Snow Fall Over the Moon Wedding Cake Topper, $42, Etsy.com.
Woodland Creature Cake Topper
Designer Alice Mary Lynch honed her stitching and beading skills working for John Galliano, Christian Dior, and Sonia Rykiel, before she started creating these wonderfully quirky cake toppers.
Woodland Creatures Cake Topper, $68, bhldn.com.