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10 Pinterest fails that prove you shouldn't do everything yourself

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Pinterest is the internet’s greatest source of inspiration to the budding interior designer.

Pinterest fails

Here are 10 home projects, however, that didn’t work out. 

1. I can really see what you were going for

Pinterest ideal - 1

Pinterest fail

Papier-mache stag head
Source: CraftFAIL – Workman Publishing Company

2. The important thing is you tried

Pinterest ideal - 2

Pinterest fail - 2

Wedding reception table decoration
Source: Justin Alexander

3. No, I’m not angry. Seriously, it’s fine

Pinterest ideal - 3

Pinterest fail - 3

Decorated lantern
Source: Instagram

4. I’m sure it looked great in your head

Pinterest ideal - 4

Pinterest fail - 4

Light-up wall decoration
Source: Instagram

5. It’s a very interesting look

Pinterest fail - 5

Pinterest fail - 5

Cement sculpture plant pot
Source: Redbookmag

6. Well it’s certainly a conversation piece

Pinterest ideal - 6

Pinterest fail-  6

String balloon lantern
Source: CraftFail

7. You’re banned from Pinterest

Pinterest ideal - 7

Pinterest fail - 7

Coin-topped desktop
Source: Pinstrosity

8. *eye twitch*

Pinterest ideal - 9

Pinterest fail - 9

Button bowl
Source: Pinstrosity

9. This has to stop

Pinterest ideal - 10

Pinterest fail - 10

Book tree
Source: Pintester

10. You monster

Pinterest ideal - 11

Pinterest ideal - 11

Melted crayon canvas art

Source: CraftFail 

It’s best to leave some things to the professionals. 

Stay safe. Stay smart. Stay away from Pinterest.

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