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LOOK: Hilarious Pinterest Fails!   

If you enjoy surfing the internet for new recipes, or cool trends, then I'm sure you've heard of Pinterest.

Pinterest is meant to be an inspiring website, where you can "pin" your favorite recipes, outfits, DIY stuff and more.

However, in a survey of 7,000 moms, conducted by Today, found that 42 percent said that surfing Pinterest made them feel depressed about the fact that their own recipes, DIY crafts, and other creative projects did not meet the picture-perfect standard from the site.

Three in four moms said that the pressure from the website was worse than any other judgement they could experience from other moms.

Enter Pinstrosity, a hilarious blog that attempts to lift of the spirits of these wannabe-crafty moms.

Pinstrosity asks users to submit examples of their "food flops," "craft cramps," and DIY projects gone wrong.

In a section called Cacophony of Cakes, many bakers submit the original photo and recipe they found on Pinterest for their inspiration, and then post their own disastrous end-result next to it.

One user, named Liz, attempted a birthday cake for her son's birthday after finding an easy recipe linked to whipperberry.com.

"I made [the whipped blobs of frosting] too big and too far apart. So I tried to do a big one in the center. It has been referred to as "a forest" and "smurf turds," says Liz.

Another attempt was made by a student named Laura, who wanted to try out a cake shaped as a graduation hat, she found her inspiration at karmacakes.com, and then spend her whole evening baking and shaping fondant.

Sadly, the next morning she found her icing turned soft and the cake lost its shape.

Creators of the blog, Emilee and Marquette have been close friends for a long time, and started the blog to showcase all their Pinterest failed attempts.

"This isn't a site to just laugh and make fun of projects gone wrong (although occasionally giggles and guffaws do come out), but also to help troubleshoot and learn from the Pinterest Fails we all have," says Emilee and Marquette on their blog.

Posted by Natalie Lavoy-Furtado
2013-05-29, 11:57:09

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