Store-bought desserts can be quite tasty and save a lot of time and effort, but can lack a bit of creativity and customization. That’s why we think this cake (or rather, donut tower in this case) topper letters with photo prints DIY will be just what you need for you next bash! With just a few supplies and about a half hour of your day, you can put your own touch to store-bought goodies. Follow below for the list of supplies and instructions.


  • (Any Size) PostalPix Photo Prints
  • Chipboard Letters
  • Skewer Sticks
  • Sharp X-Acto Knife or Scissors
  • Scotch Tape or Any Other Safe Adhesive
  • Ruler (optional)
  • Cutting Board (optional)
  • Pen (optional)


  • If you wish to decorate the skewer sticks ahead of time, now is the time to do so and let it dry.
  • You’ll need acquire letter stencils of some kind, or print out letters straight from your computer.
  • Make sure the letters are on card stock, chip board, or something thicker in order to use it as a proper guide.
  • Figure out what saying you want so you can figure out how many letters you will need. The size of the letters will also depend on this.
  • CAREFULLY use the letters as a guide as you start to trim your photo prints with an X-Acto knife. To make it safer and more kid-friendly, parents please trace the prints with the letters and use scissors to trim.
  • Once you have the photo print letters all cut out, set them aside.
  • Use Scotch tape (or any other adhesive you’d like to use) to tape the skewer sticks to the letter.
  • That’s it! Attach them to any dessert of your choice. In our case, this donut tower cake will just have to do.