Cake Topper Inspiration!

Ever since we got engaged, one of my favorite wedding items to browse the internets for is wedding cake toppers! I’ve found a few that I really like, and I want to see what you all think!

First up, the “bride feeding the groom” cake topper. We saw this one in a magazine before we were engaged and Mr. Jelly liked it so much he made me rip it out of the magazine and keep it for future reference. We like how it sits on the side of the cake, instead of the top.

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Here’s an Air Force cake topper. It looks kind of vintage-y!

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Then there’s the (free!) option of using our kissing pug salt and pepper shakers, which Mr. Jelly got me for Christmas last year, as our cake topper:

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Ever since I discovered Etsy though, I have been drawn to some of the custom cake toppers out there. There’s these adorable clay people from seller MudCards, custom-made to look like the bride and groom:

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And how about this personalized cake topper from seller Lollipopworkshop? It’s a bit pricey but it would make a great keepsake:

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Sadly, it looks as though Lollipopworkshop’s shop is temporarily closed, but hopefully it’ll be up and running sometime soon.

Here’s another set from Etsy, by seller NakedPeggies. These go for $60, and I’m pretty sure I can recreate them myself for under $10:

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Which cake topper is your favorite?


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Location:
Pleasanton, CA
Wedding Date:
September 2010

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    hamster 4047 posts, Honey bee @ 10:31 am

    They are all so cute! I love the 5th one. They are all very different looks though – which one do you think would go best with your cake?

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    Courtney Goldman, Guest @ 10:34 am

    It definitely depends on the style of your wedding and cake, they are all pretty cute! My favorite is the bride feeding the groom. I’ve never seen that (or the sitting on the cake) and I’m a wedding photographer, so I’ve seen a ton of cake toppers!

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    sapphirebride 1748 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:35 am

    I like the bride feeding the groom–it’s really unique! I’m not as fond of the ones where the bride and groom look cartoon-like.

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    frenchfries 2168 posts, Buzzing bee @ 10:46 am

    I really love the lollipop workshop cake toppers (and even blogged about getting one!) but like you said, unfortunately the shop is closed. I think they’re all pretty cute, though!

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    CuppinKeix 231 posts, Helper bee @ 10:47 am

    Aw, those are adorable! And I’m with Miss Hamster on this one– the cute arch one is my favorite- though, if you’re at all handy and have a few hours of free time, I would suggest trying to create that one, too!

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    jordynrose 6351 posts, Bee Keeper @ 11:00 am

    Lollipop Workshop’s little couples are my favorite! Unfortunately, however, they are also way out of my price range.

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    alivoo01 2625 posts, Sugar bee @ 11:17 am

    I like the first one, but they’re all so cute!!

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    farmersdaughter 1675 posts, Bumble bee @ 11:18 am

    I’m partial to the custom clay ones…thats what I’m using for my cake =) FYI, lynnslittlecreations on Etsy also makes very cute ones!

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    lace 702 posts, Busy bee @ 11:19 am

    I like the one with the arch. It’s so cute. :)

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    Bunnylove08 180 posts, Blushing bee @ 11:30 am

    we got the clay toppers from etsy vendor nicolewclark. She recreated my husband and i and even our dog! I have to say they were a huge hit!

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    cardigan 8645 posts, Bumble Beekeeper @ 11:31 am

    I love the clay one, but that could just be because MudCards did my cake topper! :)

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    CheesetomyWhine 380 posts, Helper bee @ 11:36 am

    I love the pugs! I think I am now going to look for cats kissing for our cake topper! Thanks for the inspiration. Yes, the pugs are just too cute (though maybe I’m biased since I love pugs?) lol

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    sewing 2649 posts, Sugar bee @ 11:46 am

    it’s a tossup for me between the arch one and the first one! they are all so cute! hard decision..

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    lolo7835 645 posts, Busy bee @ 11:47 am

    I love the one with the arch! I think you could totally DIY that if you had the time.

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    mrspaetz 3812 posts, Honey bee @ 12:18 pm

    the first one is pretty special!

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    BeesGees 74 posts, Worker bee @ 12:28 pm

    I like the pugs. They’re cute and they already have a story behind them.

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    gibsonkk 227 posts, Helper bee @ 12:47 pm

    The first one is so sweet!! Its very lovey :) – not just people standing next to one another…

    We ordered a cake topper from Etsy’s Concarta!

    Paper geeks, prepare yourselves…
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/concarta

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    krissybee 3921 posts, Honey bee @ 12:48 pm

    i love the first one and second to last! both are adorable but so different :D

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    Miss_Riley 428 posts, Helper bee @ 1:24 pm

    Well we went with MudCards, so obviously I voted for her! But instead of having us designed in polymer clay we our having a bride and groom version of our school mascot.

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    peanutlovespumpkin 675 posts, Busy bee @ 2:10 pm

    We got our cake topper custom made by mudcards (3rd from the bottom), and we LOVE it! We had a weird idea and she totally ran with it, it turned out great!

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    msgiraffe 4248 posts, Honey bee @ 2:19 pm

    haha! I can’t believe you have those pugs!

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    LatteLove 5567 posts, Bee Keeper @ 5:09 pm

    i love the little clay couple!!

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    Ellie, Guest @ 5:11 pm

    love the air force one; and you could paint the hair etc to look like you so then it would be personalised!

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    starfish 1902 posts, Buzzing bee @ 5:56 pm

    I really like 1 & 4!

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    cola 2827 posts, Sugar bee @ 7:16 pm

    I vote for all of the above! Really, I love them all! Cake toppers are so adorable and all so cute, we couldn’t decide on one and instead are just going with flowers. Can’t wait to see which you pick though!

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    tea 2410 posts, Buzzing bee @ 7:54 pm

    i really like the first one. i haven’t seen that before. after that, the lollipop workshop

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    Rhubarb Pie 43 posts, Newbee @ 9:28 pm

    I voted for the bride and groom feeding each other, but I also love the pugs. So sweet.

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    Gerbera 4481 posts, Honey bee @ 7:58 am

    I love the AF cake topper because it’ll be a cute shout out to your FI!

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    Miss Chicken Wing 1225 posts, Bumble bee @ 11:56 am

    I think these are all great options, though I voted for the bride-feeding-groom one! Can’t wait to see what you chose!

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