'Tis the season for strawberry Santa hats, melted snowman cookies, and trendy decorated stockings to fill your Pinterest feed. Unfortunately, these classic Christmas DIY projects don't always result in the expected adorable outcomes. To the brave souls who attempted these crafts and shared their #PinterestFails with the world, we salute you! We've rounded up the top 8 biggest holiday DIY disasters so you can avoid your own! Check them out now:
1. Ornament FailPinterest Fail
This tree-less Christmas evergreen is a chic and minimalistic approach to decorating — until one big gust of wind turns it into a tangled green-and-gold blob. For best results, stick to a tiny Charlie Brown-style tree.
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2. Sugar Cookie SnafuPinterest
We love this tiny tree-shaped tower of perfectly iced stars. Unfortunately, this Pinterest user learned the hard way that a little food coloring goes a long way. But we'll give them a thumbs-up for trying to cover it up with sprinkles.
5. Sorry Snow GlobesSometimes Homemade
For those of you wondering if there's anything a Mason jar can't do, being turned into a teeny winter wonderland is one of those things. But with a little less glue and some smaller figurines, this Instagram user could be onto something...
6. Gingerbread ShacksPinterest Fail
The key to constructing a beautiful gingerbread house? Using the right icing as "glue." While this Pinterest fan's houses made with ganache were a delicious effort, a stickier adhesive may have saved this village from crumbling. Check out our seven clever gingerbread house hacks right now to avoid your own #gingerfails.
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7. Cake Pop FlopsCraft Fail
This little polar bear looks like he spent a bit too much time in the sun. But we're not gonna lie — all that vanilla frosting probably means these cake bites actually taste delicious.
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