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DIY Wedding Cake Toppers for Your Special Day

A stylish wedding cake topper doesn’t have to cost a fortune. With a little time and creativity, you can whip up a DIY cake topper that perfectly coordinates with the rest of your wedding decor. Some toppers can even double as special keepsakes for your home after your big day has passed.

Fabric Bunting Cake Topper

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For a casual wedding with rustic country decor, a fabric bunting cake topper is an excellent choice. Learn how to make yours by visiting The Baker Chick.

Paper Bird Toppers

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A small budget doesn’t mean you’re doomed to having a boring wedding. Add style to your cake with cute bird cake toppers that say “I Do” and “Me Too.” Visit Wedding Chicks for more photos from this adorable wedding.

Photo Cake Topper

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A photo cake topper featuring the bride and groom is another budget-friendly idea that’s easy to do. Visit the DIY Network to see photos of more unique DIY wedding cake toppers.

Peg People Bride and Groom

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If you’re known for your playful side, a peg people bride and groom cake topper is sure to add a touch of whimsy to your special day. Just a Little Creativity explains how to complete this project.

Gold Animal Cake Toppers

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Gold animal cake toppers decorated to look like a bride and groom are a memorable touch for your wedding cake.  Something Turquoise has the details.

Swan Wedding Cake Topper

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Polymer clay can be used to create a wide range of cake toppers, including clay swans. Visit Creators Joy to learn more.

Minimalist Wire Cake Topper

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If you love a sleek, minimalist look, you can’t go wrong with a wire cake topper. Make yours by buying heavy gauge jewelry making wire and bending into the desired shape with needle nose pliers. Visit Intimate Weddings for more cute minimalist ideas for your big day.

Pearl Letter Cake Topper

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A single letter decorated with faux pearls makes for an eye catching cake topper. You could substitute beads or other gems, if desired. Head over to Sweet Southern Charm for this DIY project tutorial.

Fondant Cake Monogram

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A monogrammed wedding cake is elegant and sophisticated. This monogram is made with fondant, so it’s entirely edible. Art of Dessert has a detailed tutorial to help you make one for your own wedding cake.

Rock Candy Geode Cake Topper

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This geode looks like the real thing, but it’s actually made from rock candy and is thus totally edible. It’s a distinctive way to add a splash of color to your wedding cake. Learn more at Artisan Cake Company.