Alternative Cake Toppers\\nFrom an homage to your quirky interests to figures that match your attire, cooler options abound.\\n__Quirky and Cute__\\n\\nHand-painted wooden figurines have charming Folk Art appeal. $75, [goosegrease.etsy.com](http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5881530). Cake by [Design Cakes LLC](http://www.designcakes.com/). —Allison Bean\\n__Nerdy but Nice__\\n\\nThese dapper robots are the epitome of \\"geek chic.\\" $148, [builderstudio.etsy.com](http://www.buildersstudio.etsy.com/).\\n__Double Duty__\\n\\nA playful (and practical) option: These penguins are actually salt and pepper shakers. $48, [jonathanadler.com](http://www.jonathanadler.com/).\\n__Custom Creation__\\n\\nEven a pair of Rock Band 2 avatars, customized to your specifications, can perform well on top of a cake. $69 each, [rockband.com](http://www.rockband.com/).\\n__A Romantic Ride__\\n\\nA cycling bride and groom topper is classic but also a bit tongue-in-cheek. $95, [fancyflours.com](http://www.fancyflours.com/).\\n\\nBrowse cakes with [figurines](http://www.brides.com/planning/cakes/gallery/editorspick/?f=53%3a613), [flowers](http://www.brides.com/planning/cakes/gallery/editorspick/?f=53%3a615), and [fruit](http://www.brides.com/planning/cakes/gallery/editorspick/?f=53%3a614) toppers.