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Anniversary Cake Toppers Guide - Anniversary Cake Decorations

Updated on April 2, 2011

It is a commonly practiced tradition to have an anniversary cake at an anniversary party. The final touch, of course is that of an anniversary cake topper. These toppers traditionally display the number of years of the anniversary being celebrated by family, friends and other loved ones. This article will review some gorgeous anniversary cake toppers for different years such as a 50th anniversary cake topper, etc. as well as different styles of anniversary cake toppers available and some creative ideas for cake toppers if you can't find a topper with the correct number of years on it or are just looking for something a little different!

Choosing An Anniversary Cake Topper

As with any other type of cake topper, anniversary cake toppers come in a wide array of colors, styles and themes. This can make choosing the right cake topper a bit tricky, but in all actuality, the fact that there are so many different toppers to choose from just means that you’ll be better able to customize your wedding anniversary cake to represent the love and style of the couple you are planning an event for. When choosing an anniversary cake topper, make sure to take into consideration the other decorations of the party. If you're not sure what the colors are going to be, choose a neutral cake topper such as a glass topper.

Beautiful Anniversary Cake Topper
Beautiful Anniversary Cake Topper

50th Anniversary Cake Toppers

This 50th wedding anniversary cake topper is a beautiful addition to any anniversary cake. It is made of acrylic and is engraved with “50th Anniversary”. Acrylic cake toppers always look lovely with flower petals or edible frosting flower petals surrounding the display. Featured to the left are additional cake toppers that come in a wide array of colors or styles to match the decor of the anniversary party.

Swarovski Cake Topper
Swarovski Cake Topper

25th Anniversary Cake Toppers

This 25h wedding anniversary cake topper is very stylish and it's silver color means that it will complement many different wedding anniversary party colors or themes. It features swarovski crystals and while it is very simple, it is also very elegant. The cake topper is very thin, so after the party is over, the couple can keep the topper as a memento and even put it in a scrapbook! Featured to the left are additional 25h wedding anniversary cake toppers that come in a wide array of colors or styles to match the decor of the anniversary party.


Other Anniversary Cake Topper Ideas

If you are unable to locate a specific year for your anniversary party, there are other types of toppers that you can use.

  • Salt shakers have been known to work as fun and thematic cake toppers.
  • Engraved paper weight
  • Arrangement of flower petals
  • A wedding cake topper, similar to the one original used on the couple's wedding day. Or, using that same cake topper (if it was kept and is available) is a wonderful way to decorate an anniversary cake!

Below are a few extra 25th and 50th wedding anniversary items that you may also be interested in.

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    • dohn121 profile image

      dohn121 8 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

      Gosh, wish you published this earlier. My aunt and uncle just celebrated their anniversary. Great idea, however! Thanks.

    • R Burow profile image

      R Burow 8 years ago from Florida, United States

      I like the idea of salt and pepper shakers as toppers.

      Really a cute idea.

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      Susan Keeping 8 years ago from Kitchener, Ontario

      I'm working on a hub on anniversary cakes too :)

      Well done.

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      Christofer French 8 years ago from Denver

      My daughter is getting married soon. There are some helpful ideas here. Thanks much.