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10+ Christmas DIYs That Didn't Go As Planned

Christmas can be such a fun time of the year. There are festive decorations to put up and yummy food to make. It's all a big celebration. But sometimes, even when you have the best intentions at heart, things don't exactly go according to plan.

And when that happens you can either cry or have a laugh. I wonder how these people handled their Christmas DIY fails?

1. This Cupcake Snowman

Everything Funny

Wouldn't this be absolutely the most adorable snowman cupcake if it actually came out properly? Ha, ha. Looks like this person has a lot to learn.

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2. This Doggie Situation

Pinterest

Isn't it irritating when you see perfect pictures of the best behaving dogs on social media, when this is more like the situation at your house?

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3. These Gingerbread Men

Pinterest

Crap, this looks more like a crime scene than a festive holiday baking adventure. Take a note from this lady and don't make the same mistake.

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4. This Baby Fail

Pinterest

Just like trying to take the perfect pictures of dogs, babies are truly unpredictable. So if you're looking for a flawless picture of your tyke just be prepared for this.

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5. This Unruly Situation

Pinterest

Speaking of uncooperative babies, this is the perfect example of what can go wrong when you put a baby and Christmas lights together. Ha, ha!

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6. This Christmas Tree

Pinterest

"Do a fun Christmas tree DIY," they said. Well, turns out it's much harder than it seems. Don't give up your day job, dear.

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7. These Sugar Cookies

Craft Fail

I tell you, sugar cookies are a pain to make. The dough is so temperamental. But if this happened to me, I would surely lose it.

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8. These Tea Lights

Pinterest

Why is it that all these DIY projects look so cute on Pinterest when in fact in real life they end up more like this?

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9. These Snowmen

Pinterest

OMG, is it just me or do these DIY snowmen cookies look angry AF? LOL! And they looked so cute online. Better luck next time.

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10. This Crime Scene

Pinterest

The instructions for this Christmas DIY seem fairly straight forward. Don't you think? Then I really don't know what happened here. It's like a crime scene.

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11. This Book Tree

Pintester

If you read my article on unusual Christmas tree ideas you might've seen this one. I just didn't realize it could go south like this.

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12. This Gingerbread House

Pinterest

I've never attempted to make my own gingerbread house and this Victorian one looks so beautiful. But it looks much harder in reality. Ugh.

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13. This Santa

Pinterest

I'm not a great baker so I would never attempt to make something like this. But I give this person props just for attempting it.

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14. This Winter Owl

Reddit | go_green1

D you ever think to yourself, "Why buy it when I can DIY it?" Well, this is the reason why you should just buy it sometimes. That owl looks terrified.

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15. This Appetizer

Reddit | sparty_postgrad

You know, maybe we should stop trying to shape cheese into unnatural forms. This sort of looks more like the poop emoji than a Christmas tree.

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16. This Gingerbread House

Reddit | ParkourSnail

I'm convinced gingerbread houses were created solely to kill the one remaining shred of sanity left in people during the holiday season. Here's proof of my theory.

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17. These Christmas "Marbles"

Reddit | pnw_smalls

I've seen this DIY on the internet before and I always wondered if it worked. Now I have my answer.

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18. These Cookies

Reddit | LadyMicki

Uh, I think you're supposed to wait for the cookies to cool before you put the icing on. This does not look tasty at all.

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19. This Christmas Roll Tree

Reddit

Once again, Pinterest has lied to us and likely ruined Christmas. Thanks a lot.

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20. This Crystal Tree

Reddit | catfayce

This looks less like a beautiful crystal tree and more like a jar of mold. Yikes!

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21. These Penguin Ornaments

Reddit | samuel_l_moore

All I can say is that it looks like these penguins have seen some things during their short and tragic lives. Poor little guys.

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22. These Christmas Candles

Reddit | Bajazuza

There were a few things working against this DIY from the beginning. First of all, who makes brown candles? Really? Don't even get me started on the shape.

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Christmas can sometimes kick you in the arse.

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Not all of us are Martha Stewart, after all. Give yourself a break and I'm sure it'll work out better next year.

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