(Closed) Can I skip the cake topper?

posted 11 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Do I need a cake topper?
    Yes! : (16 votes)
    21 %
    No, it's ok to skip it. : (59 votes)
    79 %
  • Post # 3
    6009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I say skip it if you don’t like it!  We couldn’t find anything we liked, so we’ll have flowers on top of the cake, but I could have just as easily gone without anything.  I wouldn’t want something just because it’s "traditional."  I wanted something we like!

    Post # 4
    263 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2008 - Oceanfront lawn and tent

    Oooops… I read "can i skip the cake topper?" and voted YES!  (but your question was actually do you need it? = NO!)  We didn’t have one, I never even thought about it.

    Post # 5
    398 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2009

    I actually made our cake topper, but otherwise we would have forgone the idea because we found most of them to be hideous or not appropriate for our wedding. 

    Post # 6
    2695 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2008

    we weren’t going to have one either – the cake wasn’t a big deal to me. But it turned out a present my then fiance had given me for our dating anniversary (a pretty, modernistic figurine of a man holding a bride in his arms) was also a cake topper! So we used it.

    Post # 7
    439 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I’m not having a topper – one more thing to overspend on, and the worry about "now what do I do with it?" afterwards…

    If you want to pretty-up your cake there are lots of other options – ribbon, fondant/iced decorations, a geometric design in a different colour icing, real flowers, fruits…

    Post # 8
    2434 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2008

    I didn’t have one.  The bakery just put some fresh flowers up there and it was fine.  I coudn’t find anything I liked and I wasn’t willing to shell out $$ for something I didn’t like.

    Post # 9
    135 posts
    Blushing bee

    Skip it!  I’m not entirely sold on having one, either.  I think I’m going to stick with flowers.

    Post # 10
    596 posts
    Busy bee

    It’s totally okay to skip it!  A cake topper is another one of those little wedding details that no one notices except for the bride and maybe the groom. 😛

    Post # 11
    400 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I wasn’t planning to have one, but I found one I really liked (it’s small, not breakable and painted to look like us!!)


    I say skip it. If it doesn’t bother you, no one else will notice.

    Post # 12
    297 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2008

    I say skip it. If you don’t want it, why have it? You can easily use other things (like flowers) instead.

    Post # 13
    90 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    Oh shoot, I clicked the wrong button.  Yes, skip it if you don’t want it!

    Post # 14
    135 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    We are just having flowers. I always thought of them as sort of cheesy. Since my fi and I are interracial this makes cake topers look even odder. The bottom line is if you don’t want it then you don’t have to have it.

    Post # 15
    180 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2009

    just flowers on top of our cake!

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