Whatever wedding cake you choose, it will be unique to you as a couple. From the number of tiers, to the style, design and even the fillings, it’s rare to see two wedding cakes that look exactly the same.
However, when it comes to the finishing touches, wedding cake toppers can completely transform the look of a wedding cake, making it a fabulous focal point at your wedding reception.
Here’s our pick of the 22 of the most fun, unusual and unique wedding cake toppers around.
Personalised Wedding Cake Toppers
Love You to the Moon Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
If your partner leaves you with stars in your eyes, this romantic moon cake topper is for you. Handmade in the UK, this topper is available in 26 different colours and works with every theme from glamorous to rustic. You’ll be over the moon with this one.
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Bunting Wedding Cake Topper, Baloolah Bunting
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Add all the fun of a village fete to your wedding with this cute bunting cake topper – perfect on a naked or semi-naked cake for rustic or garden wedding. It’s made out of real fabric to delicately flutter above your cake: make sure you get someone videoing as you cut into your tiers! The initials are a really sweet way of adding a bit of personalisation to your cake without going over the top.
Mr and Mrs Wooden Wedding Cake Topper, Sophia Victoria Joy
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What a finishing touch to your wedding cake! This whimsical topper comes complete with the happy couple’s surname for a unique look. The stem is long enough that it can sit flush to your cake or above any other decoration, such as fruit, flowers or foliage. It’s a simple but incredibly romantic touch to your cake and will look fantastic in photos.
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Rose Gold Wedding Cake Topper, All Her Glory
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This banner style topper is pretty ornate, featuring both your names in a beautiful calligraphy-style font and your wedding date. It’s a great statement topper and the rose gold colour is totally on trend.
Destination Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
This wooden travel topper shows two US states, but if you’re both from different countries you can have those crafted to show off your international love. Other sentimental ideas include the country you met and where you now live, where you’re having a destination wedding, or where the proposal was if it was abroad. This is unique and meaningful, especially to couples who’ve had a long journey to find each other.
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Arrow Wedding Cake Topper, Sophia Victoria Joy
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If you’re looking for something a bit funky and different, this love heart design is it. Personalised with your initials and in lots of different colours (like this mirror gold, which we love), this is an eye-catching and original wedding cake topper. For glamorous, sophisticated weddings, this is the one.
Geometric Heart Wedding Cake Topper, Sophia Victoria Joy
Image: Sophia Victoria Joy
This stand-out cake topper is seriously cool. It’ll add a stylish touch to any cake, but would work particularly well with a simple, stark cake design. You can add your names and surname into the heart to make it even more unique, but the design alone is eye-catching enough. It comes in a large selection of colours and three sizes to fit every theme and cake.
Bride and Groom Wedding Cake Toppers
Paper Doll Bride and Groom Wedding Cake Toppers, Etsy
This seller has loads of brilliant paper doll designs, but we particularly love this flag one! If you and your partner are from different countries, this is a fantastic nod that will get your guests laughing but also look brilliant in photos. They’re totally customisable and you can get options with added children, pets and bunting.
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Asian Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
Choose from a huge range of hand painted wooden peg wedding cake toppers that come with a flower arch and bunting. We adore this Asian couple and the detail that’s gone into their outfits! They’re completely personalised to you and worth every penny for the ultimate unique wedding cake toppers.
Tandem Bike Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
Whether you’re cycling mad or just love this tandem bike riding duo, this bicycle cake topper is certainly unique. Surprise your other half who loves their bicycle with it and then have it as a keepsake after the wedding on the mantelpiece or shelf as a lovely talking point. Your names can be written in wire and attached for free to the bike.
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Doll Wedding Cake Toppers, Etsy
These custom-designed dolls mirror each of you perfectly for the most amazingly personalised bride and groom cake toppers. Every tiny details such as the watch you’re wearing on your big day can be matched and bendy arms mean your bride doll can even hold a bouquet. These’ll be so cute to keep after the wedding.
Lego Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
For Lego fans, what cuter way to celebrate your wedding day than a topper made out of it? Each Lego figurine is customisable with different outfits and hairstyles so it can look just like you and is a fun take on a bride and groom cake topper. Mix up the couple so it’s groom and groom or bride and bride too for same sex weddings. As you can see, this groom even has a kilt; ideal for a Scottish wedding.
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Cute Wedding Cake Toppers
Wooden Rabbit Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
This delicate cake topper shows two rabbits kissing alongside cute laser-cut leaf decorations. It’s subtle enough to not draw attention away from your cake, but makes a touching addition. Carved into the rabbits are ‘I do’ and ‘Me too’ – you’ll love keeping these after the big day.
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“Love is” Bible Quote Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
Inspired by the traditional wedding reading of 1 Corinthians 13:4, this beautiful bible quote wedding cake topper is a lovely keepsake for the day. If you’re having it read during your ceremony, this will bring your day full circle and look perfect in a rustic style cake.
Two Peas in a Pod Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
As well as making a great wedding gift or anniversary present, this ‘peas in a pod’ cake topper is a fun, quirky touch to your cake. Handmade in Yorkshire and stamped with your initials, these peas have a slightly rustic look that’s perfect for a vintage wedding theme.
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White Feather Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
If you’re rocking a modern and minimalist theme, these simple but beautiful porcelain feathers are a statement cake topper. Don’t dismiss them if you’re after a more relaxed vibe too – there’s a real free spirit feel to them. If you’re toying with the idea of an owl or other birds at your wedding, this will either complement your theme or could be a great replacement that doesn’t threaten to leave a stain on anyone’s wedding dress.
Penguin Wedding Cake Topper, Suzy Q Designs
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Give your cake a quirky wow factor with this cute penguin cake topper. Penguins are known for having just one mate for life so there’s some lovely symbolism in this choice of topper. You can get it in lots of colours plain, but we love the glitzy glitter options.
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Up Wedding Cake Toppers, Cake Topper Studio
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Is there any love story sweeter than Carl and Ellie in Disney Pixar’s film Up? If you’re both fans then choose this cake topper. We adore those balloons! You can also get lots of Marvel and superhero character toppers from this seller so don’t miss out on your favourites. Your guests will have a good giggle at this unexpected, funny wedding cake topper.
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Dinosaur Wedding Cake Toppers, Etsy
Every guest will be talking about your cake with these dinosaur bride and groom toppers. Dinosaur enthusiasts, Jurassic Park fans or just quirky couples who don’t want something soppy will adore these. Coming in silver, bronze or gold to fit your colour scheme, this characterful dino bride comes with a trailing veil, pearl crown, garter and bouquet. Her T-Rex hubby looks dapper in a top hat and tie.
Cheese Wedding Cake Topper, The Letter Loft
Image: The Letter Loft
Not everyone wants a sweet wedding cake. For those opting for a big stack of cheese instead, this ‘so cheesy’ wire cake topper is fun and a bit different. Coming in lots of wire colours, you can match it to your cheese of choice. It’s a sturdy design that’ll slip as easily into your brie as cheddar and won’t bend. P.S. It also comes in a matching ‘cake!’ option that works brilliantly if you’re having both a normal and cheese cake.
Doctor Who Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
Found the Doctor to your Rose (or vice versa)? Get your geek on with this Doctor Who cake topper. Your guests will be legging it to the cake table to get a glimpse as fast as this pair are to the Tardis. This seller makes lots of fan favourite designs including Woody and Bo Peep from Toy Story and Wall-e and Eva so whatever you two love as a couple, you can find it.
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Star Wars Wedding Cake Topper, Etsy
“I love you.” “I know.” Every Star Wars fan knows that famous scene. If you’re looking for something that might cause slightly less arguments on your big day, but still shows off your love of the force, this is the topper for you. It comes in lots of colours to match your big day, so really there’s no excuse not to have it, right?
Great Gatsby Wedding Cake Topper, Funky Laser
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Throwing a 1920s-themed wedding? Top your cake with this famous line from The Great Gatsby. It’s a fantastic literary touch and will set the mood up for one hell of a party. If you’re going all out with your decorations, this statement design will really top off your shindig.
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If none of these wedding cake toppers tickled your fancy, why not browse our list of wedding cake toppers for TV and film buffs? If you’ve picked out one of these unique cake toppers, use it as the finishing touch to an unusual wedding cake to make a quirky statement!