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Birds of a feather... marry together!
Here's how to create your own rustic lovebird-themed cake topper.

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  • How to make decorative tablewear. A Rustic Wedding Cake Topper - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out the base of your cake topper. Sand the rough edges

  • How to make decorative tablewear. A Rustic Wedding Cake Topper - Step 2
    Step 2

    Sculpt a small round ball out of clay. Pinch one end into a point (the tail of the bird) and elongate the other end. Pinch the very tip of the elongated end into a beak.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. A Rustic Wedding Cake Topper - Step 3
    Step 3

    Make two birds out of clay and allow them to fully dry.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. A Rustic Wedding Cake Topper - Step 4
    Step 4

    Paint the birds with acrylic paint. I gave them two coats, plus a coat of sparkly sealant.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. A Rustic Wedding Cake Topper - Step 5
    Step 5

    Create the outline of your cage using the wire. Add on curved lengths of wire to create the full cage.

  • How to make decorative tablewear. A Rustic Wedding Cake Topper - Step 6
    Step 6

    To make the perch, wind the wire around the dowel or pencil and gently slide off. Attach the perch to the top of the cage.

    For the full tutorial, please check out Flourish & Knot!

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