20 of the Sweetest Rustic Wedding Cake Toppers for Your Big Day

Have your heart set on a rustic wedding theme? If so, we've found the best rustic wedding cake toppers that serve as the perfect finishing touch!
Initials and sprig detail on wooden diamond in front of wooden square
Danielle Halibey - The Knot Contributor.
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Danielle Halibey
Danielle Halibey - The Knot Contributor.
Danielle Halibey
The Knot Contributor
  • Danielle writes articles for The Knot Worldwide, with a focus on modern wedding trends, fete aesthetics and personalization (via fashion, accessories and stationery).
  • As a freelance writer and publicist, Danielle regularly contributes to outlets like Brides, Style Me Pretty, Wedding Chicks and Betches and proudly represents a number of clients (bridal and jewelry designers, venues and wedding planning pros) in the ‘I ...
Updated Aug 18, 2021
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In the big world of ''I do's,'' rustic wedding themes will always have a seat at the table. Think farm tables, gerbera daisies in bud vases and cakes adorned with the sweetest rustic wedding cake toppers.

If you're hosting a rustic style reception, you'll want everything about the cake to fit your theme—from the cake's delectable jam filling to its fluffy buttercream frosting and, of course, the personalized icons that top its tiers. Whether you go for wooden placards, a wreath motif or figurines, the easiest way to decide on a cake topper is to pull from your love story.

Need a little inspo? We're here to help. Scroll on to find deliciously fitting finishing touches in our roundup of the best rustic wedding cake toppers, below.

The Knot Shop Rustic Couple Porcelain Figurine Wedding Cake Topper

Bride and groom porcelain figurines embracing over wooden fence

Everything about this cake decoration feels rustic, from the groom's casual suspender outfit to the bride's hairstyle and the wooden stump. Choose between a white or blush color for the bride's gown for a hint of customization.

Wedding Pros Wooden States Country Wedding Cake Topper

Two gold state cutouts with initials on them, gold & sign with wedding date

These creative state wooden wedding cake toppers let the couple show their hometown pride. They can be personalized with the date of your big day, plus a laser-cut heart in the location of your birth cities.

The Knot Shop Shabby Chic Bride and Groom Porcelain Figurine Wedding Cake Topper With Pennant Sign

Porcelain groom kissing bride on cheek, both holding banner

Shabby chic is still a thing, and this couple are a banner example of the trend. Each hand-painted figurine is sold separately, but the magic sparks when the two are joined together to spell out the words "In Love" on a pennant sign.

The Knot Shop Floral Happily Ever After Natural Wood Cake Topper Decoration

Green and blush wreath surrounding calligraphy saying Happily Ever After

The green and blush watercolor accents and beautiful calligraphy on this natural wood topper make this more than just a cake topper—it's a keepsake to remind you of your best day ever.

The Knot Shop Porcelain Owl Pair Figurines Cake Topper

Two white porcelain owls

Woodland creatures feel very appropriate for a rustic wedding theme. But what we love about this iteration is how elegant the pair appears—their monochromatic, porcelain form lends a decidedly wedding-forward feel to your cake.

Do The Deco Personalized Love Birds and Wire Heart Cake Topper

Wire heart and flower details surrounding blue linen birds with wooden initials

Birds of a feather say 'I do' to forever." Sporting carefully hand-sewn linen birds and natural bamboo sticks, this eco-friendly topper is perfect for a garden wedding venue. Plus, the burlap and dried floral details make it work for barn or boho aisle styles.

The Knot Shop ''Row Away'' Wedding Couple In Rowboat Figurine

Porcelain bride and groom dancing together in white rowboat

Have a lakeside wedding in the works? If so, this adorable just-married rowboat scene would be perfect for your rustic, waterfront affair. Recreate the moment during your wedding photo shoot to display next to your cake topper for a unique keepsake of your wedding day.

The Knot Shop The Hunt Is Over Natural Wood Cake Topper Decoration

Natural wood topper saying The Hunt is Over with antlers coming out of the T in Hunt

If buffalo plaid and burlap are working their way into your tablescape, then a rustic wood touch like this minimalist cake decoration would be especially fitting.

Kate Aspen Love Cake Topper

Love in gold calligraphy

Celebrate your love with a gold acrylic calligraphed cake topper that looks as though it's floating above your wedding day confection.

Scrambled Pegs Personalized Wedding Cake Topper Peg Dolls

Customizable bride and groom pegs with wedding accessories on wood stand

Feels like you can't go wrong with completely tailorable peg dolls. The designer customizes every detail, from your physical traits (even tattoos!) and wedding day ensembles to your accessories and accompaniments (bouquets, hair vines, bowties and more). You can even add a wooden stand to your order to keep the cake topper level on the cake.

The Knot Shop Custom Engaged Wooden Diamond Cake Topper

Initials and sprig detail on wooden diamond in front of wooden square

Sometimes the best versions of rustic are the ones that don't scream it, like with this engraved wooden wedding cake topper. The laser-cut design intersecting the square and diamond shapes is beautifully modern, as are the clean, monogrammed initials, while the sprig adds a hint of whimsy.

The Knot Shop Burlap Chic Personalised Clear Acrylic Block Cake Topper

Couple names above ruffle flowers and wedding date

Farmhouse chic, without any signs of kitsch: That's the mood you get with this beautiful, sleek and contemporary topper. Featuring a ruffled vintage floral design, your names and the date of your wedding, the clear acrylic cake topper makes for a special keepsake for your newlywed home!

Wedding Pros Rustic Wedding Arrow Cake Topper

Wooden arrow through heart and personalized initials

This wooden arrow and heart cake topper complete with your initials channels the romantic charm of an old-school tree carving. Choose between 10 finishes, from birch unpainted wood to gold glitter for a rustic-chic twist.

Le Rustic Chic Rustic Chic Wire Wedding Cake Topper

Gold wire personalized name in heart and arrow

A sweet way to see your new shared last name (if that's something you choose to do as a couple). This lightweight wire cake topper comes in 13 different colors—including copper—and can be customized for every and all couple combinations (Mr. & Mr., Dr. & Mr., Mx. & Mrs., and so on.)

Tangled Crafts UK Wedding Bunting Cake Topper

Wooden bunting with mini roses and personalized couple name on minimalistic banner

This delicate mini bunting comes complete with rosette-decorated sticks and beautiful rectangular flags that can be customized to celebrate your newlywed status. Perfect for a backyard or barn wedding.

Manta Makes Ltd Slatted Wood Style Cake Topper

Best Day Ever and personalized names on slatted wood with sprig details

This slatted wood-style heart reminds us of Adirondack chairs posted up lakeside. If you'll be doing a tented wedding in the great outdoors, this topper would pair perfectly with your cake. Just add a glowing bonfire.

Laser Tree Personalized Monogram Cake Topper

Personalized gold monogram framed by geometric hexagon

Laser-cut greenery framing your initials gives this geometric confection a whimsical touch. A matte black finish sets a more modern tone, while rose gold turns up the romance.

Design Lee Studio Rustic Silhouette Wedding Cake Topper

Two pine trees with initials carved into one, couple sitting together by bonfire

This silhouette cake topper is as unique as your love. Featuring two pine trees (one engraved with your initials), a couple and even a bonfire, this finishing touch is available in two widths and your choice of acrylic or rustic wood.

Thistle & Lace Designs Inc. Garden Wedding Cake Topper

Wooden ring with greenery detailing with couple initials in center

A table buttressed by barrels and swathed in greenery makes for an endlessly-elegant dessert display—only to be made better by a semi-naked spotlight stealer. Featuring ethereal and botanical details, this colored wooden topper is enchanting. But, if you're into DIY designs, the shop has a ''DIY Wood'' option with minimal edge burns: It's perfect for painting on your own.

Paper Source Garden Party Cake Topper

Colorful bouquets strung between poles with gold ribbons

Add some color to your rustic wedding with these blooming floral clusters strung between two wooden posts. Complete with gold ribbon ties and gold foil accents, this cake decoration feels celebratory and sweet.

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