Almost everyone is looking for DIY room decor ideas – they can be fun to do and save you some money. One of the most popular places to look is Pinterest – there are hundreds of great ideas for decor projects at the click of a button.

But some of these projects don’t turn out as planned and are commonly known as “Pinterest fails.” Check out a few big ones so you can learn from a few mistakes and get a few laughs.

1. Painted chair

All you’ve got to do is paint some fabric. What could possibly go wrong?

painted chair

Courtesy: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/craft-ideas/g2638/hilarious-pinterest-diy-fails/?slide=2

2. Popcorn wreath

String popcorn and wrap around a paper plate. Too easy…

popcorn wreath

Courtesy: https://www.boredpanda.com/funny-diy-craft-fails/?page_numb=8

3. Balloon string lamp

You’re supposed to wrap the string around the balloon while it’s inflated

balloon string lamp

Courtesy: https://www.instagram.com/p/BaKUaTLHSIo/?tagged=pinterestfails

4. Melted crayon art

Maybe just stick to coloring books.

melted crayon art

Courtesy: http://justsomething.co/the-34-most-hilarious-pinterest-fails-ever/4/

5. Penny table

A penny saved is a… ruined table?

penny table

Courtesy: http://pinstrosity.blogspot.com/2013/01/penny-for-your-thoughts.html

6. Vintage paint

Paint, crackle and pop of DIY design. Or not.

vintage table

Courtesy: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/lifestyle/news/g4919/diy-decor-pinterest-fails/?src=arb_fb_pin&slide=5

7. Book Christmas tree

At least people will be able to see your impressive book collection.

book christmas tree

Courtesy: https://www.thoughtco.com/nailed-it-hilarious-christmas-craft-fails-1924276#step-heading

8. Skyline lamp

Either it was a cloudy night or this city was in a blackout.

skyline lamp

Courtesy: https://www.instagram.com/p/edSGjdhTfj/?taken-by=pinterest_fails

9. Waterfall curtains

So majestic…

waterfall curtains

Courtesy: https://www.expatwoman.com/ewmoda/home/5-painfully-hilarious-pinterest-diy-d%C3%A9cor-fails

10. Papier-mâché deer head

Maybe hang a painting instead?

deer head

Courtesy: https://www.redbookmag.com/home/decor/news/a10942/craft-fails/

Do you have your own impressive Pinterest Fail? Let us know in the comments below!

Header Photo by Alice Achterhof on Unsplash

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