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Cool Cake Toppers: From the Simple to the Simply Divine

Once upon a time, the lowly cake topper consisted of a plastic man and a plastic woman stuck in frosting atop the cake. And yes, let’s face it, it was also two halves of these couples broken apart and paired together to look seamlessly ‘glued together’ with frosting to look as made for each other as the real-life couple.

Two Grooms Cake Topper | George Street Photo |
Two Grooms Cake Topper | George Street Photo |
Two Grooms Cake Topper | George Street Photo |
Two Grooms Cake Topper | George Street Photo |

Let’s be happy that nonsense has passed.

Today’s cake toppers allow a couple to think outside the box when shopping to cap the centerpiece of their wedding reception. Truly, anything goes: from floral bouquets, to birds sitting together in a nest, to the handsome silhouettes of two gentlemen standing atop a delicious confection. It’s your day- do what you want.

As a photography company with the ability to photograph many weddings across the country each month, we love seeing how couples share their common interests, declare their love, or showcase their colors on top of a cake. As long as everyone gets a slice, that is. (plus- if it’s funny, you will forever rock in our world. Two rubber duckies atop a cake? Brilliant!)

Don’t be afraid to DIY your own cake topper. Be trendy! Be chic! You can even use lovely lettering to form whatever words you’d like to share, or you can decide it may be best for you to leave it to the experts.

Whatever your decision, have fun with this small bit of whimsy- besides, in later years, you can turn your cake topper into a beloved ornament for your Christmas tree or use it as a cute tchotchke to gather dust upon your mantel.

About George Street Photo & Video:

George Street Photo & Video believes success is seeing a couple elated with how their wedding day was captured in beautiful photographs. An award-winning wedding photography company named to The Knot’s “Best of Weddings Hall of Fame” and Wedding Wire’s “Couple’s Choice Award”, George Street Photo & Video was founded in Chicago. Dedicated to taking stunning wedding images with their specialized photojournalistic style, George Street Photo’s community of wedding photographers and videographers are highly skilled and experienced. The company prides itself on their exceptional customer service, helping each couple express their unique personality and style by assisting them with everything from “Will you?” to “I do.” George Street Photo & Video grew from a small apartment operation to serving over 40 markets nationwide in under a decade. For more information, visit their website at

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