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Finding the Right Wedding Cake Toppers
Wedding cake toppers boasts a long history. The legend has it that the wedding cake topper was first used over 100 years ago when the daughter of a baker was getting married. The bride requested her father to make some symbol of the love between her and her would-be husband that everyone could see. At the end, the baker settled with two figurines on top of the wedding cake that symbolizes the bride and the groom. Of course no one really knows if it is a true story or if this is the beginning of the cake toppers tradition.
But no matter where the cake toppers originated, it has been a part of weddings and a symbol of married couples for decades. Cake toppers are a fun and creative touch to make a simple cake unique. There are many different styles of cake toppers, from fresh flowers to letters, numbers or figurines. Depending on your wedding theme or preference, choosing a style or color of cake topper can be an easy thing for some brides.
Here are some ways to help you choose your wedding cake toppers.
Cake toppers must say it’s your wedding so choose the toppers yourself and not let others buy it for you. It can reflect your interests or hobbies, your passion, or your favorite flowers. Choose a topper that reflects you.
Consider your wedding theme in choosing your topper. You topper, as well as your wedding cake, should compliment the wedding decorations too. If you choose a garden wedding, a flower-decorated topper would look really nice.
Do not hesitate to ask your baker to make a personalized wedding cake topper. Be creative and choose your own design if you don’t like the traditional bride and groom figurine. If you love music, why not put a musical note as a topper. If you like sports, ask for logo of your favorite team. Again, your topper must reflect your personality and interests.
Another popular wedding cake topper for couples is a monogram. It goes well with whatever wedding theme. They come in different fonts but the most popular are a modern Arial styled font and also feature jewels and other accents.
If your cake and toppers are not made in the same place, think that it may not fit on your cake. The size and style of cake topper must be appropriate for the cake. It is advised that you talk to your pastry chef about your choice of cake toppers. Describe every single detail or bring picture if possible.
Avoid a topper that is made of plastic.
There are tons of ways for you to create your wedding cake topper. Give some time in searching for one. Just like your wedding, you can make your wedding cake topper a special and unique piece.