Ribbon Box Events Blog

September 19, 2011

Word of the Week: Topper



1.a person or thing that tops.
2.a woman’s loose, usually lightweight topcoat, especially one that is knee-length or shorter.

Wedding Wise: 

 A topper is something that goes on top of your cake (it is not necessary, but many choose to decorate the top tier of their cake. We’ve come a long way from the traditional bride and groom:

Image from BakeryFantacy.com

In this day and age there are a myriad of ways to customize your wedding, and this includes how you top your cake!
Florals that compliment the cake and the flowers in your bouquet are always a beautiful and classic choice:

Etsy has revolutionized the world of custom arts- making it accessible to all- and these caket toppers are an updated take on the classic bride and groom topper. Etsy seller nicolewclark will create custom toppers in your likeness!

custom toper by Etsy seller nicolewclark

 Monograms were huge a few years ago, and continue to be a favorite theme for weddings. This example brings together the bride and groom’s first names, and their new married last name together in the center. 
Others opt for a single initial cake topper, with the bride and groom’s new last name. It is a bit of a cleaner look and looks fabulous alongside the ribbon and icing detail!

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