As welcoming and encouraging as Pinterest is, the thousands of DIYs you'll find on the site can be rather harrowing. Baby photo shoots  are never as easy as they look; playtime gets unexpectedly messy ; and that really clever dinner idea  turned out a little soggy in reality.
Since the geek world has some epically themed desserts , it's not safe from the fails that result in trying to out-Pinterest Pinterest. Here, the geek desserts and pinners who deserve A's for efforts. And if we're honest with ourselves, they're probably way better than we could do.
According to CraftFail , the lucky kids whose mom attempted to make a Minecraft creeper out of pastry wouldn't even eat them. That's what we'd call a damn shame.
Source: Craft Fail 
Building a time machine is never easy.
Source: Reddit user manix3000 
TARDIS Universe Cake
But with a hashtag like #UglybutYummy, who cares, right?
Source: Instagram user tabababba 
They might not look just like turtles, but either way, they're the world's most fearsome fighting amphibians/reptiles.
Source: Instagram user dont_stop_believing_87 
It's hard to catch humans in cake-pop form, especially a Stark, which is why we stuck with the family's direwolves  in a similar food DIY .
Source: Instagram user pjbake 
Princess Leia Cupcakes
There's no Cupid's-bow heart-sprinkle mouth here, but this take on Just Jenn's Princess Leia Cupcakes  are not bad for us mere mortals.
Source: Instagram user bethnabi 
Super Mario Bros. Stars Cake Pops
No power-ups here.
Source: Instagram user saramerrell 
But that cake is still covered in chocolate, and therefore delicious.
Source: Instagram user dazykrazie