Wedding cake toppers: 25 Unique designs to transform your wedding cake

From funny to personalised, discover our edit of unique wedding cake toppers that can transform the look of your wedding cake and add a unique finishing touch to your day

Updated on 25 February 2020 • Written By Caroline Hendry

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Wedding cake toppers: 25 Unique designs to transform your wedding cake

You spend so much time carefully considering the flavour, look and style of your wedding cake, so don’t forget the cherry on top and find the perfect cake topper to crown your wedding cake.

A perfectly chosen wedding cake topper can beautifully complete an intricate design, alternatively it can transform a more budget-friendly supermarket wedding cake into something unique that will look gorgeous in your wedding photos. If you want something bespoke for your wedding cake then you will find plenty of personalised designs to choose from. Or you may want to keep things traditional with little statues of you both sitting proudly at the top of your cake. If your style is more cute and cuddly then swap a traditional topper for an animal wedding cake topper, or keep things light hearted and choose something funny.


Explore some of the best wedding cake toppers below - there is something for every style and every budget.


Personalised wedding cake toppers

Give your wedding cake the bespoke touch with one of these gorgeous personalised wedding cake toppers. Whether it’s a design with your initials or something incorporating your wedding date, it will be a little piece of your wedding that you can treasure long after the wedding.

Monogram wedding cake topper

Keep things simple with this rustic style monogram cake topper from Thistle and Lace Design. Your initials are entwined within a halo of vines and you can choose from 18 different colours - some of our favourites include gold glitter, metallic blush and matte black.

Buy it: From £16.25, Etsy 

Wire name cake topper

Have each of your names featured on this gorgeous metallic wire wedding cake topper from The Letter Loft UK. Available in a copper, black, gold, silver or white finish, we think this elegant design would be the perfect finishing touch for a simple wedding cake at a rustic-inspired wedding day. 

Buy it: £36, Etsy

Personalised wooden flags cake topper

Mix things up with your cake topper design by choosing these rustic wooden flags from Sophia Victoria Joy. You can choose to have whatever you wish printed on to the flags, why not choose your names, your wedding date and a special word or phrase that means a lot to you.

Buy it: £20, Not on the High Street

Wedding date cake topper

Keep things simple with this elegant design from Cake Toppers Shop. Choose your titles and personalise simply with your wedding date for an elegant style that would be the perfect simple finishing touch to an intricate wedding cake design. 

Buy it: From £9.68, Etsy

Lilac lavender wedding cake topper

This lilac and lavender cake topper from The Letter Loft is just perfect for a spring wedding. If you have chosen a botanical theme for your big day and want just a little hint of colour here and there then this pretty purple cake topper could be the subtle addition you have been searching for.

Buy it: £38, Not on the High Street

Gold hexagon cake topper

How gorgeous is this gold geometric design from Rocket and Fox? If you are planning to throw a 1920’s inspired soiree then this elegant design will add little piece of Gatsby glam to your celebration.

Buy it: £15.50, Not on the High Street


Funny wedding cake toppers

A funny wedding cake topper is a great way to show a bit of your personality. Weddings can often be shrouded in formalities and tradition so a few fun touches throughout the day can help add something light to the day. 

You, me and the dog

Make sure your fur baby doesn’t get forgotten by including this cute nod to them on your wedding day. If you are a couple who loves their dog then this cake topper from Woodword Design Studio is just made for you! Choose from a wooden or metallic finish to complete your wedding cake.

Buy it: £27.41, Etsy

Finally cake topper

Did you feel like one of those couples that have been together forever and everyone just kept asking when you were going to tie the knot? Poke fun at your long term relationship status with this Finally cake topper from Fira Studios. Choose from a selection of colours for your design including gold, silver, rose gold, pink or blue.

Buy it: From £12.90, Etsy

Star Wars cake topper

Embrace your inner geek with a wedding cake topper from your favourite movie or television series. We love the romantic words used with this Star Wars inspired wedding cake topper from Acrylic Designs For You - available in a selection of colours with a matte, mirror or glitter finish.

Buy it: £10.47, Etsy

At Last cake topper

Whether it’s that you are dancing your first dance to Etta James’s At Last or you are making fun of just how long it took you to walk down the aisle, we love the style and meaning behind this funny but romantic wedding cake topper from Funky Laser.

Buy it: £16.99, Not on the High Street

Hubby and Wifey Topper

This handwritten wedding cake topper from All Her Glory is the perfect way to embrace your new hubby and wifey titles and you can pick from 26 gorgeous shades, including matte blush, gold glitter, navy blue and vibrant red.

Buy it: £11.95, Not on the High Street


Couple wedding cake toppers

Wedding cake toppers used to traditionally be little figurines of the happy couple. Now there are so many creative options available - start browsing some of our favourite cute couple designs.

Couple cake topper with a pet

Make sure your furry friends don’t feel left out by having a cake topper that includes them. We love how these wooden designs from True Love Cake Toppers are hand painted to reflect your look and wedding attire, then you can also add little figurines that look just like your pets.

Buy it: From £5, Etsy

Cycling cake topper

Add a touch of whimsy to your wedding cake with this tandem bicycle wedding cake topper from The Hummingbird Card Company. If you are a couple who love the outdoors or you are throwing an outdoor wedding at the height of summer, we think this design would be perfect for you.

Buy it: £18.95, Not on the High Street

Dancing couple cake topper

If you are a couple who are planning a choreographed dance for your wedding day then we think this dancing cake topper from Funky Laser would be a fun nod to this on your wedding day - in fact, we dare you to do the Dirty Dancing lift! 

Buy it: £16.99, Not on the High Street

Lego wedding cake toppers

We love how these adorable lego wedding cake toppers from Penzora can be created to look just like you and your other half. If you love the idea just as much as we do then we think these would also make adorable wedding favours.

Buy it: From £9.34, Etsy

Selfie dolls topper

These selfie dolls from Whisper of the Pipit might set you back a little bit more than your average wedding cake topper but it's the incredible detail you are paying for - from the handmade clothes right through to the tiniest details to reflect your wedding shoes and bouquet.

Buy it: From £250, Etsy


Animal wedding cake toppers

Whether you are having a woodland wedding, a zoo wedding or simply just love four-legged friends, an animal wedding cake topper could be an adorable addition to your wedding cake.

Giraffe wedding cake toppers

We think this cute giraffe duo from Tickety Boo Toppers would be a lovely idea if you are planning on a honeymoon safari. Available to buy seperately, the bride themed giraffe comes with a wedding veil and floral detailing, while the groom is completed with a bow tie and a top hat. 

Buy it: £28, Etsy

Rabbit cake topper

No woodland wedding is complete without an adorable rustic wedding cake topper. This laser cut wooden design from Norma & Dorothy features two adorable rabbits that are holding onto a plaque that is engraved with your names and wedding date.

Buy it: £24, Etsy

Flamingo cake topper

Flamingos have really had a moment over the past couple of years, embrace these exotic pink birds and add a sense of fun to your wedding cake by topping it with this pair of pretty pink birds from Owl and Otter, they even come personalised with your names on them.

Buy it: £18, Not on the High Street

Penguin heart cake topper

This mirror wedding cake topper from Norma & Dorothy is available in silver, bronze or midnight grey. Penguins mate for life so we think this would be a lovely piece of sentiment to add to your wedding day. Personalise with your names and your wedding date.

Buy it: £25, Not on the High Street

Wooden stag cake topper

These rustic wooden stag wedding cake toppers would be a perfect detail for a winter wedding, we love that they can be personalised and the wooden finish only adds to the rustic feel of the day. 

Buy it: £25, Not on the High Street


Family wedding cake toppers

Whether you have children together or you are becoming a blended family, including the little ones in your life within your cake topper is a thoughtful way to make them feel included in the celebrations.

Custom family cake topper

This adorable family wedding cake topper from Pelemele is budget-friendly and comes cut from high quality extra thick card. Choose from a glitter or block colour finish and you can also personalise it with your names.

Buy it: £12.80, Etsy

Surname topper

If you are just about to become a family who all have the same last name then this surname cake topper from Fira Studio will feel even more sentimental. The script detailing and metallic finish will be a beautiful finishing touch to your wedding cake.

Buy it: £19.90, Fira Studio

We do cake topper

This ‘we do’ cake topper from Cake Topper Connection is the perfect way to show how your wedding day is about you all becoming a family unit, not just about the two of you. The topper can be created to match the silhouette of your family and is available in a range of gorgeous colours.

Buy it: £16.89, Etsy

Family cake topper

This wooden wedding cake topper from Cake Topper Designer is a pretty rustic finishing touch to your wedding day. We love how your whole family can be included in this unique cake topper idea.

Buy it: From £14.19, Etsy

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