Learn seven inspired cake topper techniques with countless variations alongside cake designer Liz Shim. Start by creating plaques with striking contrast or eye-catching cut-out letters. Achieve a brilliant look by making textured toppers that shine with metallics or a color-block look. Transform images into custom silhouettes for breathtaking toppers. Create darling gum paste bunting for messages with festive flair. Stake an inspired, individualized claim with fun flags or one-of-a-kind banners. Apply vibrant watercolor techniques for monograms with floral, ombré and negative space accents. Plus, discover how to make monogram toppers with a totally hip chalkboard treatment. Add modern magic to your cakes with supremely stylish custom messages.