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Gold animals have been quite the rage over this last year, but for some reason they haven’t quite made it onto the top of cakes. We’ve seen them as escort cards, favors, and in lots of different decor… so today I bring you the painted animal cake topper! These have been sprayed in copper paint, but of course any solid color would look fabulous. Cake toppers can be a great DIY project because you only have to make 1, and not 150 like favors. Plus, since couples usually save their toppers as mementos, yours will mean a little more since you made it by hand. I think the doe and buck are beyond adorable and just perfect for a rustic affair, but my undying love for dinosaurs got the best of me and so I had to include the beautiful Brachiosaurus. The question is, what animals will fit your personality or wedding style?
As with all our DIY tutorials, if you create one of our projects please send us a picture – We Love Seeing Your Creativity! If you use Instagram or Twitter please use the hashtag #SomethingTurquoiseDIY and it will show up on our Get Social page. Happy Crafting!
DIY Tutorial Credits
Photography: Mike Carreiro Photography for SomethingTurquoise.com // DIY tutorial: Jen | Something Turquoise // plastic toy animals: SafariLTD.com // Krylon Premium Metallic Copper Brilliance Spray Paint: Amazon // Martha Stewart glue gun, scissors, ribbon and pearls: Michaels // nail polish: OPI – Withstands the Test of Thyme
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When you finally find that perfect, dream wedding dress – that’s when the real work begins! From there you’ll need to find shoes, a veil, jewelry, bridesmaid dresses, men’s attire, flowers… and everything …