Broke-Ass Tag: cake toppers


Affiliate Disclaimer NewCake toppers are a fun way to add a personalized touch to your wedding reception without spending a billion bucks. Whether you’re going all out with a multi-tier cake, are doing a fun twist with individual cupcakes or are turning the whole cake tradition on its head and opting for pie, donuts or some other kind of awesome treat, a cake topper gives your sweet ending a little something extra. And man, are there options out there! From classic bride and groom (or bride and bride, groom and groom) figurines to lettering displaying your married moniker (if you are changing your name) to whimsical animals and characters, there is no shortage of creative, classic or fun ideas for cake toppers. Here are five of our favorites:

Etsy AcrylicDesignforYou To the Moon and Back Cake Topper

To the Moon and Back Cake Topper, $15.99 from Etsy seller AcrylicDesignforYou

You love your partner more than anything — so much that you’d reach across galaxies for them. Let them and everyone else at your wedding know that!
Printed Squirrel Cake Topper from BHLDN

Printed Squirrel Cake Topper, $28 from BHLDN

Ugh, how freaking cute and sweet and adorbz are these? The best part is they’d look amazing sitting on a shelf in your home afterward!Etsy ThePinkOwlDesigns You're My Greatest Adventure Cake Topper

You’re My Greatest Adventure Cake Topper, $20 from Etsy seller ThePinkOwlDesigns

Love and relationships are adventures, and for those with souls that won’t stop wandering, this cake topper couldn’t be more perfect.Etsy ChicagoFactory Mutual Weirdness Forever Cake Topper

Mutual Weirdness Forever Cake Topper, $15 from Etsy seller ChicagoFactory

Revel in your weirdness. Embrace the quirks. Shout your oddities to the world!Amazon Unicorn and Horse Cake Topper

Unicorn and Horse Cake Topper, $13.15 from Amazon

I was looking for another pretty one, but the pull of the unicorn is just to strong with this girl. Guys, seriously, how freaking perfect is this?

Which one of these is your favorite? Share in the comments!

  • 11/13

    Happy Friday, Broke-Asses! It’s starting to get a little chilly in my little corner of North Texas, but that just means nights around the fire pit with good friends, good beer and good music, plus some super cute and cozy outfits. But I digress. I’ve been thinking a lot about small, fairly inexpensive ways to ultra-personalize your wedding day. From rubber stamps to complementing your sweet tooth to cake toppers and more, there are a few little extras that will ensure everyone knows whose love they’re celebrating (like they don’t already know).Metal Letters from

    Metal Letters, $40 at Fab

    As much as I love vintage marquee signs, they can be time-consuming to DIY and they’re spendy af if you’re looking to buy. For a similarly industrial look without dropping a bunch of dime, these awesome metal letters from Fab get the initial (heh) point across, and are just as chic in your home after the wedding.Screen Shot 2015-11-13 at 8.30.27 AM

    Rubber Stamp, $31.95 from Holmes Stamp & Sign

    Holmes Stamp & Sign has a huge variety of designs for your wedding, and with the right information, you can super easily DIY your own Save the Date (this tutorial could easily be adjusted for such a project). Holmes sent me one of these stamps for my new business and I’ve loved leaving my mark in random places. Because the ink pad is integrated into the stamp design, it’s as easy as throwing the whole shebang into my bag and working on a little guerrilla branding as we wait for our biz cards. You could also use these stamps on your escort cards, menus, programs … so many options.

    BONUS: Save 10% on your own personalized stamp with code BROKEASSBRIDEScreen Shot 2015-11-13 at 9.09.56 AM

    Cityscape Save the Date Cookie, $8 for 12 from Eleni’s New York

    Oh, ya’ll. Cookies + Save the Dates? Yeah, count me in. Eleni’s New York has a pretty killer selection of cookies for any occasion, but their wedding cookies take the … cake? But really, from this cityscape design to generic couples or rings to cookies imprinted with a photo of you and your partner, these cookies are great for save the dates, wedding favors … or even thank-you cards! I love the idea of leaving them at each place setting for a little midnight snack for your guests. Also: They’re delicious.

    BONUS: Save 10% when you use code BAB at checkout!
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    Personalized M&Ms from My M&Ms

    So, prices vary for this depending packaging and personalization, but they start around $59.99 for bulk personalized order. And y’all, they’re M&Ms with YOUR FACES on them (you can see me and my fella rocking our unicorn and T-rex Halloween onesies above). Whether you set up a candy buffet or just leave a little tin of the sweet treats at each guest’s place setting, this is a little personal something sure to leave a smile on everyone’s face.Zime Personalized Peg Wedding Cake Topper

    Personalized Cake Toppers, $76 from Etsy seller zime

    I’ve seen customized cake toppers that have run the gamut from classy to … um. Scary? But these little personalized peg people are just straight adorbz. I mean, look at that side-eye! The zime Etsy shop has a ton of options for customization (uh, wanna include your cat? It can be a thing). Sure, $76 might seem like a little bit of an expenditure, but this is one of those wedding keepsakes I, personally, would proudly display.

    How are you adding a personal touch to your wedding day? Tell us in the comments below!

  • 9/10

    We know that invitations are one of the first elements of your wedding that convey the look and feel guests can expect on the big day. We also know that wedding invitations can be super pricey. And holy bananas, are there options! Foil, letterpress, embossed, pocket, flat, square, shapes, laser cut ... where do you even begin to begin? Made with PicMonkey Well, you can…

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    DIY-ing your wedding cake can certainly be an easy way to save some skrilla on one huge wedding expenditure. You snagged a killer recipe, YouTube-ed how to frost that bad boy, and have a darling topper that perfectly epitomizes you and your future hubster. But it still seems like something is missing, the sweet treat seems a little ... blah. Etsy seller A Cake To…

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    When you've finally picked out your perfect wedding cake,  there's just nothing left to do but fixate on the perfect cake topper. And if your wedding look is retro, country-fied, rustic, shabby chic, or vintage-inspired, you'll definitely want to check out Etsy seller Better Off Wed!  Tina, the brilliant mind behind Better Off Wed, fashions her adorable customized  cake toppers out of real mahogany wood! We love love…

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    We've seen some adorable cake-toppers in our day, but these may uh, take the cake... I mean, c'mon!!! Squirrels in love?! Hilary from Bunny With a Toolbelt is the crafty genius behind these whimsical critters, and this week she wants to giveaway a $50 voucher towards any cake-toppers or custom creations in her Etsy shop! That's right, you could own your very own pair of twitter-pated squirrel…

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