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Laser Cutting Acrylic Wedding Cake Toppers



– Laser Cutting Acrylic Wedding Cake Toppers
Laser cutting wedding cake toppers is a fantastic idea for adding personalized touches to a couple’s special day. Laser cutting allows for intricate designs and precise detailing, making it perfect for creating unique cake toppers that reflect the personalities and interests of the bride and groom. Beyond just the design, laser cutting also offers a variety of material options, such as wood, acrylic, and even edible materials like chocolate, hard candy, and even cookies! Using Epilog’s laser cutters allows for cake toppers that not only look stunning but also complement the overall theme and style of the wedding. This beach-themed cake topper, personalized for Amy and Brian, will be a fun conversation starter and create memories that will last a lifetime on their special day.

Project Settings

Materials Needed
Machine Used
Fusion Edge 12 - 60 watts
Laser Vector Cutting
Speed18 Power100 Frequency100

This beach-themed custom wedding cake topper project how-to includes two Laser How-to Instructions videos to help you through the process – check it out below!

Step 1: Setup

Open your file and modify it as necessary. This file is vector-based, so it’s resizable to fit your needs.
graphics for laser cutting a wedding cake topper

Step 2: Prepare Materials

Remove the protective paper backing from your acrylic (if applicable). Check out our Laser Quick Tip Video: Removing Acrylic Adhesive Backing for a super easy hack to get the paper off quickly and cleanly.

Step 3: Focus the Laser

Place your material into the machine, using something to elevate it off the vector grid table for a cleaner cut. Focus the laser using the focus gauge or auto-focus feature.
place acrylic in laser

Step 4: Print the Job

Send the beach chair graphic to the laser with the correct parameters for your machine.
Laser cut acrylic

Step 5: Add Adhesive to your Acrylic

For the bride-groom name graphic, adhere adhesive tape to the back of the piece. Send the file to the laser for cutting. Looking to create your own bride-groom name file? Check out our Laser Quick Tip Video: Joining Text in CorelDraw.
adhesive backing on acrylic
adhesive backing on acrylic

Step 6: Assemble your Wedding Cake Topper

Once the name graphic is cut, remove the tape from the back and adhere to the topper – that’s all there is to it!
assemble acrylic wedding cake topper

Where can I sell wedding cake toppers?

Selling laser-cut wedding cake toppers can be done through various channels, both online and offline. Here are some options:

  • E-commerce Platforms: Websites like Etsy, Shopify, eBay, and Amazon Handmade allow you to set up your own online store to sell handmade goods, including laser cut cake toppers. These platforms provide a large audience of potential customers and offer tools for managing your store and processing orders.
  • Social Media: Utilize social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest to showcase your laser-cut cake toppers. Create visually appealing posts featuring your products, share behind-the-scenes glimpses of your creative process, and engage with potential customers through comments and direct messages.
  • Craft Fairs and Markets: Participating in local craft fairs, artisan markets, and bridal expos can provide opportunities to showcase your products in person and connect with customers directly. Be sure to have a professional display and plenty of business cards or brochures to hand out to interested attendees.
  • Wedding Boutiques and Bridal Shops: Establish partnerships with wedding boutiques, bridal shops, and event planners who may be interested in carrying your laser cut cake toppers. Offer them wholesale pricing or consignment arrangements to incentivize them to feature your products in their stores.
  • Wedding Websites and Blogs: Reach out to wedding websites, blogs, and influencers in the wedding industry to feature your laser cut cake toppers in their content. Sponsored posts, product reviews, and collaborations can help increase visibility and attract potential customers.
  • Custom Orders: Consider offering custom-made laser cut cake toppers tailored to individual couples’ preferences. You can advertise this service on your website or social media channels and work closely with clients to create unique and personalized designs for their weddings.

By leveraging these channels effectively, you can maximize the visibility of your laser cut wedding cake toppers and attract customers who are looking for unique and personalized decorations for their special day.