19 Pinterest Fails That Are Just Too Hilarious

We salute your effort! But our sides hurt from laughing.

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THE GOAL: Painted Upholstery

<p>This blogger succeeded in changing this chair's color with some spray fabric paint.</p><p><a target="_blank" href="http://pinterestfail.com/2013/10/01/fail-fabric-spray-paint-makeover/"><em>See more at Pinterest Addict »</em></a></p>

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This blogger succeeded in changing this chair's color with some spray fabric paint.

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THE FAIL: Overly Bold Blooms

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But this paint was no match for a stubborn floral print (note to self: stick to solids for this DIY).

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THE GOAL: Eyeliner Curling Trick

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This diagram for lining your eyes and curling your lashes at the same time seems easy enough. Or does it?

See the tutorial at Beauty Point of View » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: Eyeliner Curling Trick

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When beauty vlogger Ellko tried the trick, unfortunately it turned out more messy than perfect.

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THE GOAL: Button Bowl

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This petite accessory makes for an adorably kitschy key bowl or desk organizer.

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THE FAIL: Deflated Decor

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A balloon helps the bowl take shape, but this one popped before the glue could set!

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THE GOAL: DIY Self Tanner

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Cocoa powder plus lotion supposedly creates a cheap at-home self tanner.

See the tutorial on Pinterest » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: DIY Self Tanner

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Thanks to blogger Jillie, we now know this two-recipe doesn't give you a golden bronze glow, but rather a streaky, kind of dirty look.

See more at One Good Thing By Jillee » (opens in new tab)

THE GOAL: 1-Minute Mug Brownie

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"1-minute brownie" might possibly be our favorite 3 words of all time. AND you can microwave them using just a mug. What can go wrong?

Get the recipe from Spark Recipes » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: 1-Minute Mug Brownie

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Don't turn your back on the microwave, guys, and pay attention to the power levels. Fondue anyone?

See more at Craft Fails » (opens in new tab)

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It's pie meets cookie in tiny form! All you really need is refrigerated sugar cookie dough and cherry pie filling.

Get the recipe from Lemon Tree Dwelling » (opens in new tab)

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Apparently this dessert is harder than it looks. These cookie cups literally cannot keep it together.

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THE GOAL: Mustache Nail Art

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Whether it's for No-Shave November or a swanky black tie event, an adorable mustached manicure like this is always impressive.

See the original tutorial on Cute Polish » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: Mustache Nail Art

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(Image credit: Craft Fail)

Unfortunately, those cute little mustaches (opens in new tab) weren't quite so easy to actually accomplish.

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THE GOAL: Sprinkle Lips

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While it may be impractical, it's hard to deny that this Pinterest-popular look is pretty cool.

See the original tutorial at BeautifulYouTV » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: Sprinkle Lips

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Okay, so it didn't pan out as planned, but at least this fail is full of deliciousness.

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THE GOAL: A Ruffled Lamp

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If your shade simply isn't girlie enough, pile on the fabric scrap frills.

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THE FAIL: A Dim Room

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But guess what can't get through a dense pile of ruffles? Light!

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THE GOAL: A Gingham Wall

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Perpendicular beige stripes create a charming effect that mimics your favorite button-down shirt.

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THE FAIL: Too Boxed In

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But choose blue and the final look isn't quite as quaint (this blogger even thought it was prison-like — eep!).

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THE GOAL: Kool-Aid Lip Stain

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This DIY lip tint seems like a delicious and easy homemade beauty trick.

See the original tutorial at The Beauty Department » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: Kool-Aid Lip Stain

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Sonja over at Pintester tried this seemingly simple DIY, but the results were less than picture perfect. On the bright side, she ate the rest of the delicious Crystal Light package she used.

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THE GOAL: Waffle Iron Cookies

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We were so relieved to hear there was finally an acceptable way to work cookies into our morning diet.

Get the recipe from Endless Simmer » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: Waffle Iron Cookies

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That was until we saw this sticky disaster. The lesson: Don't forget to spray down your waffle iron. And maybe, you know, stick to making waffles in there.

Get the recipe from Craft Fail » (opens in new tab)

THE GOAL: A Rainbow Fan

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This inventive DIY helps you beat the heat with extra whimsy.

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THE FAIL: Barely There

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But pastel hues are apparently a flop when spun at high speeds.

THE GOAL: Puff Paint Jars

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Leave a subtle 3D message on painted glass with puffy paint or a bit of hot glue.

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THE FAIL: A Gluey Mess

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But without a steady hand (and some really cooperative glue), this craft quickly turns sloppy.

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THE GOAL: Bunny Rolls

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These little bread bunnies would be so perfect for Easter or really any day because they are so darn adorable...

Get the recipe from Epicurious » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: Bunny Rolls

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Too bad this person ended up with demonic looking Pokemon creatures. Maybe serve for Halloween instead?

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THE GOAL: Bun Curls

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Check out this seemingly simple bun tutorial: Just roll your hair into buns, secure them for a while, then let 'em out and enjoy your gorgeous curls.

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THE FAIL: Bun Curls

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...Or enjoy your Carrie Bradshaw circa 1999 curls, like this Pinterest user did.

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THE GOAL: Penny Countertop

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This copper-toned mosaic gets its unique look from your piggy bank.

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THE FAIL: Goopy Glue

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A botched, choppy layout and too much adhesive made this attempt not-so-stylish.

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THE GOAL: Plaid Nails

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This nail ribbon tutorial is gorgeous, but is it possible to actually accomplish?

See the original look on The Beauty Department » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: Plaid Nails

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Perhaps this is why we all typically stick with solid colors when painting our own nails.

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THE GOAL: Heart Bun

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If you have super long hair (opens in new tab) and are searching for a funky style to try for a romantic night, this complicated 'do looks very impressive.

See the original look on The Beauty Department » (opens in new tab)

THE FAIL: Heart Bun

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Well, these buns are like 75% of people's Valentine's Day plans: underwhelming and a little awkward.

See the original post from Legallylinz on Instagram » (opens in new tab)

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