20 amusing DIY and craft fails

The current passion for DIY projects and crafts has taken over the world, largely thanks to sites such as Pinterest where we can show of our creative skills. Upcycling items, devising life hacks or breathing life back into an antique or damaged object can be extremely satisfying, but trust us when we say that most crafts require a certain amount of trial and error before we get it right!

A lot of us love posting photos of our latest creations and these people were quite happy to share their fails along with their successes... From ridiculous ideas to a total lack of skill, interesting concepts to a complete lack of taste, here are 20 DIY and craft fails that will keep you amused for hours! What about you?  Are you a DIY expert or more of a clumsy disaster waiting to happen? Share your photos and comments with us below!

1. Just remember that if you suddenly brake, you'll have cacti stuck to your face!

MannequinFactory

2. When you use your kid's toy dinosaurs to repair your broken heels

BarefootHippieDesign

3. Words fail us...

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4. A house of toy horrors... Soft toys preserved in jars!

Goobersita

5. Upgrade your car with a fake sun roof...

Deepthrusting99

6. This kid is going to be so embarrassed by this when they grow up!

raydioactivity

7. An optician who found a creative way to use old glasses

Carlos Pujol

8. Nail art taken to a whole new level

rinvevo

9. Turn old hoses into a garden rug

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10. This is really cool - one for cooking enthusiasts who also love a good read

mrssupersheen

11. This woman turned some men's underwear into a sports top

heretik

12. Err, so what happens if the airbag's activated?

daisykills

13. Disturbingly hideous!

tommeland

14. When you turn your old van into a house extension...

jeuv

15. Turn old jeans into a comfy chair?

noneo

16. When a carpenter decides to upgrade their car...

OrthodoxWarlocks

17. When your love of embroidery extends to family portraits...

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18. Interesting idea, but what happens on windy days?

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19. Give an antique chair a modern touch

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20. This person painted birch trees on to a window that overlooks... birch trees!

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