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18 Halloween Pinterest Fails That Will Give You a Good Scare

Oct 28 2014 - 10:15am

Halloween [1] just got a whole lot scarier, and we're not talking about ghosts. Everyone feels inclined to get in the spooky spirit, whether it be decorating, baking, or dressing up. Sometimes our crafty efforts don't turn out quite as planned — especially when using Pinterest as inspiration. The addictive site gives us incredible ideas, but on occasion we run into major Pinterest fails [2]. As the quirkiest holiday of the year fast approaches, we can't help but laugh at some botched attempts at Pinterest perfection. Check out these mishaps and know that you're not alone in making some of the most terrifying projects on the block.

Source: Instagram [3]

Glitter Pumpkin

This Pinterest crafter thinks that only Kesha would appreciate her glitter pumpkin.

Source: Instagram user meganperret [4]

Festive Wreath

This . . . unique wreath [5] looks like a recycling project gone wrong. Maybe less yarn next time?

Source: Pinterest Fail [6]

Monster Doughnuts

We bet you would be surprised if you opened this box of Krispy Kremes.

Source: Instagram user hpamy [7]

Mummy Meatloaf

It looks like this mummy has become a little unraveled.

Source: Instagram user taniaweibel [8]

Tangled Web

This tangly-web [9] hanging pendant would have been a nice idea, but it looks like it didn't go quite as planned.

Source: Pinterest Fail [10]

Yard Ghost

In case you were wondering, this chicken-wire creation is a ghost.

Source: Instagram user eccummings [11]

Spooky-Eye Nails

Scary eyes or fried eggs? You be the judge.

Source: Instagram user yohocando [12]

Candy Corn Cookies

It looks like the candy corn melted right out of these cookies. Perhaps they still taste good?

Source: Instagram user clarissafidler [13]

Baby in a Pumpkin

No baby is ever happy about being stuffed in a pumpkin. Unless they're Pinterest babies, of course.

Etched Pumpkin

Eh, it's close enough.

Source: Instagram user ashpotato88 [14]

Witch-Broom Snacks

Making brooms out of food is no easy feat.

Source: Instagram user insta_sam_223 [15]

Bejeweled Pumpkin

Sometimes less is more.

Source: Instagram user jennieroth [16]

Reese's Halloween Cake

There's nothing like a pile of Reese's on top of your cake.

Source: Instagram user starr_bling [17]

Pumpkin Pretzels

There's nothing like some gloppy pumpkin pretzels for an afternoon pick-me-up.

Source: Instagram user chesmore88 [18]

Chevron-Painted Pumpkins

Note to self: Paint doesn't stick to pumpkins [19] very well.

Source: Pinterest Fail [20]

Pumpkin Cake

Maybe it's the abstract version of a pumpkin cake [21]?

Source: Pinterest Fail [22]

Cat Carving

This cat looks a little out of it.

Source: Instagram user fionzone [23]

Halloween Wedding Cake

Planning your wedding [24] is stressful enough . . . don't make your own cake [25], too!

Source: Pinterest Fail [26]

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