A stylish cake topper can quickly transform even the most simple of cakes into something quite stunning. Did you know that there are a wide variety of cake toppers that you can easily create yourself, even if you’re on a strict party planning budget?
We’ve rounded-up 60 of the most fun, festive, and fabulous cake toppers. The only worry? That your newly adorned cake might look too good to eat…
These mini balloon letters make the perfect cake topper, as demonstrated by A Joyful Riot! The best part is that you can also easily spell out anything you want.
You can easily add some cute watermelon decorations to your next cake by recreating these toppers from A Subtle Revelry. It almost takes the guilt away from eating dessert, doesn’t it?
They say that a picture tells a thousand words and these DIY emoticon cake toppers from A Subtle Revelry certainly demonstrate a whole range of emotions! They’re incredibly fun to create too.
Balloons can really make a party, so why not turn them into a cake topper to bring your delectable dessert to new heights? Alana Jones-Mann will show you how it’s done.
Add that extra special personal touch to your next birthday cake with a personalized bunting topper. Art Bar Blog has it all sorted for you, so it thankfully isn’t as difficult as it looks!
A cake can never be too colorful, can it? Aunt Peaches has created these nifty confetti toppers which are perfect for just about any occasion!
Aren’t these geometric heart cake toppers from Bespoke Bride wonderful? Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so these are the perfect way to adorn your sweets for the occasion!
This colorful tassel cake topper from Bespoke Bride is just the thing to transform any cake from boring to beautiful. You can easily change the colors too to suit a boy’s or girl’s celebration.
Everyone has washi tape in their craft supplies, so you can easily recreate these wonderful flag cake toppers from Bespoke Bride while spending less than a few dollars!
This Craftsy tutorial will teach you how to make this realistic bow cake topper – Does it get any better? Who knew that such a simple decoration could look so fabulous?
If you’re a bit of an amateur in the kitchen, then fear not! Cupcakes and Cutlery will show you how creating an awesome cake topper can be as simple as buying macaroons and writing on them with edible pen.
The good news is that you don’t have to pay a small fortune to have a custom name cake topper – You can create them yourself quite easily! I Heart Nap Time will show you how.
Here’s another fantastic way that you can incorporate balloons into your cake’s design. This DIY cake topper idea from Jaderbomb will impress even the toughest of critics.
If you’re in the mood to ‘flamingle’, then this crafty cake topper by Legal Miss Sunshine is for you! Check out this tutorial to see how this one-of-a-kind design was created.
Who wouldn’t want one of these beautiful and glittery ‘Mr and Mrs’ toppers for their wedding cake? Forget searching high and low for one, however, as Lia Griffith can actually show you how to make your own!
Here’s another great way to add extra fun to a party – With these kite cake toppers! Made From Pinterest has some clever tips waiting for you.
Not only is tissue paper inexpensive to buy, but you can also do a lot of things with it! For example, Make Life Lovely has turned tissue paper into these eye-catching cake toppers.
Pin wheels can look super elegant on a cake, especially when they’re in feminine shades of pink, gold, and crème. You can also create these DIY cake toppers from Martha Stewart Weddings for a kid’s birthday cake by using fun splashes of color instead.
What’s better than a heart cake topper? One that’s filled with fringing of course! Minted has created these perfect Valentine’s Day cake toppers to celebrate the love.
Pomp poms make everything way more exciting, so it comes as no surprise that Mumtastic has used the fluffy balls in her cake topper. You can follow this tutorial’s method to spell out anything you’d like too!
If you want to cut wedding costs, you can even save some much-needed dollars by creating your own cake topper, just as My Big Day on a Dime has done! How adorable do these look?
You can add some celebratory cheer to the task of going back to school with these printable cake toppers from Nest of Posies. They’d look amazing whether you use them to decorate a cake or cupcakes!
Transform any cake into a colorful winter wonderland, thanks to this insightful tutorial from Oh Happy Day. You’ll learn how to create these festive tree cake toppers.
Could there be a nicer welcome home than a fun and floral cake featuring this cake topper? Oh Happy Day will show you how you can recreate your very own version of this popular idea!
This would have to be up there with one of the most creative cake topper ideas we’ve seen yet! It’s be hard not to have a Merry Christmas with this dainty design from Oh Happy Day.
Colorful flags, tassel pom poms, and striped straws – Oh Happy Day is certainly the expert at creating all things joyous and celebratory! We’re sure you can think of at least one loved one who would go crazy for this cake.
Decorating a cake with real flowers can be a delicate affair, so why not print out some eye-catching floral designs to use as cake toppers instead? Oh Happy Day is here to show you how!
This cake topper from Oh Happy Day almost looks too good to even take off the cake! With colorful honeycomb decorations like this, it’d be hard not to get into the spirit of celebrating.
Just in case you needed some extra reassurance, this ‘Let’s Eat Cake’ DIY cake topper from Oh Happy Day is here to save the day. You can even follow this tutorial and customize your own topper to say whatever you like!
When a cake turns into an absolute work of art, this is what it looks like! Oh Happy Day has truly outdone herself with this DIY cake topper tutorial.
Ashley @ The Party Girl
Thanks so much for sharing our flamingo cake topper! These are all such amazing ideas – I love them!
I love that crazy smiley cake topper. It just give me an idea for my friends party. Thanks!