There’s no end to the inspiration one can find by exploring the virtual pinboards on Pinterest. It’s where soon-to-be brides get ideas for their weddings, amateur chefs decide to try something new, and everyone aspires to recreate the amazing pin they’ve just discovered.

Sometimes, however, these pinspirations go horribly wrong, especially when you try to use Pinterest to plan your latest party.

Pins can inspire your decorations, appetizers, cakes, and more, but often it doesn’t quite turn out how you’d like. Here are 13 of the most epic Pinterest party fails we could find online.

1) Watermelon shark

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2) Strawberry cake

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3) Paper lace doily lanterns

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4) String cheese balls

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5) Ombre curtains

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6) Cauliflower bread sticks

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7) Wine glass chalkboard base

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8) Doctor Who Dalek cake

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9) Vegan corn dogs

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10) Cake batter martini

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11) String art balloons

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12) Hot chocolate cake

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13) Grilled banana boats

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Illustration by Jason Reed