15 DIY wedding cake toppers: ideas to take your budget wedding cake to the next level!

star cake topper

DIY it at The Chic Site

Perhaps you’ve done all the big things — booked your photographer, hired your caterer and have an officiant — so you can kick your feet up and take a break, right? Well, actually yes, you definitely should pamper yourself, take breaks and make sure you’re staying as stress-free as possible. But when you’re ready to jump back into the wedding planning game, you might find yourself a little baffled by the small details.

Why? Well, for one there’s a LOT of small details that go into a wedding day, so figuring out where to start can be tough! But when you start chipping away at it, you may find there’s quite a few things you can (and should!) DIY to cut costs and add a flair of creativity. Perhaps one of the best things to create for your big day? DIY wedding cake toppers!

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite DIY cake topper ideas and tutorials to inspire you brides — we promise that in most cases, this DIY won’t cost more than $10 and won’t take more than 30 mins to create…win-win, right? I mean, how cute is that sparkly star cake topper above?

Read on for more fun DIY wedding cake toppers!

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7 Tips To DIY Wedding Floral Arrangements

wedding florals

Jennifer Blair Photography

Before we dive in, it’s important to know that creating your own wedding floral arrangements is different than creating your own bouquets for your wedding day. I think the latter of the two requires a bit more skill (but that’s not to say it can’t be done!) and for today’s purposes, we will be discovering tips that will help you create the best floral arrangements to be used as centerpieces at your reception or statement pieces during your ceremony.

caranation wedding arragements

Esther Sun Photography

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A timeless city hall engagement by Manya Keseloff

Timeless formal engagement photography

Sometimes with your engagement photos, you want something classic, timeless and beautiful to remember this special time in your life by. Well today’s couple, Anthony and Lynn, nailed it with their engagement in Pasadena! With the backdrop of the beautiful Pasadena City Hall, they dressed up for some timeless city hall engagement photos that they’re sure to remember for a lifetime. Lynn looked lovely in her lace dress and gorgeous silver high heels, and Anthony was perfectly dapper in a suit.

Captured effortlessly by Manya Keseloff Photography, this is one engagement you need to see for some serious classic inspiration. More after the jump!

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Wedding dresses with unique backs that make you say “Wow”!

lace wedding dress backs

Kayla Barker Fine Art Photography

A wedding dress is beautiful on it’s own – the style is unlike anything you’ll ever wear again! Purchasing a dress with a stunning back makes it even more gorgeous. And there’s nothing we love more right now than wedding dresses with a unique back!

Walking down the aisle, your guests see the front of your stunning dress and as you walk past them, you surprise them with the undeniably beautiful detail on the back of the dress! The “forgotten” part of the dress if you will! Trust me, any of the below picks will not be forgotten!

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