Apparently Animal Wedding Cake Toppers Are a Thing

by Rachel Torgerson
Photo: Hinkley Photo // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Hinkley Photo

We're not kidding. Animal wedding cake toppers are all over the place. And it's not just the cutesy DIY wedding couples that are going for the trend — there are lots of animal cake topper examples at glam ballroom weddings too! And why not? Your cake topper is the perfect wedding detail to get a little silly with. Below, a few of our favorites to inspire you. (Look for the llamas — they're ridiculous!)

For the Creative DIY-ers

Photo: Kara Petta Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Kara Petta Photography

Kara Petta Photography

From the album: A Simple Country Wedding in Milwaukee, WI

Photo: Loft Photographie // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Lfot Photographie

Lfot Photographie

From the album: An Outdoor, Morning Wedding in Canyon Lake, TX

For the Tchotchke Collectors

Photo: Mirelle Carmichael Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Mirelle Carmichael Photography

Mirelle Carmichael Photography

From the album: A Jubilant Forest Wedding in Mariposa Pines, CA

Photo: Alissa Saylor Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Alissa Saylor Photography

Alissa Saylor Photography

From the album: A Crystal Mountain Resort Wedding in Thomsponville, Michigan

For the More Traditional To-Be-Weds

Photo: Tin Sparrow Studio // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Tin Sparrow Studio

Tin Sparrow Studio

For the Quirky Couple

Photo: Anne Almasy Photographer // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Anne Almasy Photographer

Anne Almasy Photographer

From the album: A Colorful, Trapeze-Inspired Wedding in Athens, GA

Photo: Hinkley Photo // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Hinkley Photo

Hinkley Photo

From the album: An At-Home Wedding in Brentwood, New Hampshire

For the People Who Love Their Pets

Photo: Shipra Panosian Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Shipra Panosian Photography

Shipra Panosian Photography

From the album: A Rustic Wedding in Dover, FL

Photo: Sweetwater Portraits By Julie Melton // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Sweetwater Portraits

Sweetwater Portraits

From the album: A Modern City Wedding in Philadelphia, PA

For the Glam Reception

Photo: A La Vie // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by A La Vie

A La Vie

Photo: Ned Jackson Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog

Ned Jackson Photography

From the album: A Peacock-Inspired Rustic Wedding in Pomfret, CT

For a Wedding on the Beach

Photo: Amanda Lloyd Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Amanda Lloyd Photography

Amanda Lloyd Photography

From the album: A Romantic Beach Wedding in Cannon Beach, OR

For Llama Enthusiasts

Photo: Kara Purtell Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by Kara Purtell Photography

Kara Purtell Photography

From the album: A Rustic, Nature-Inspired Wedding in Maple City, MI

For the Couple With Character

Photo: The Youngrens // Featured: The Knot Blog
photo by The Youngrens

The Youngrens

From the album: A Vibrant, Outdoor Wedding in La Jolla, CA

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