10 Sep

User Error: S’mores Brownies

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Pin Reaper: Jen C.

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/2814818491132260/ via http://preventionrd.com/2012/05/smores-brownies/

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What I Did: Recipe said to broil 4-5 inches for 30 seconds. I broiled it for 4-5 minutes, oops!

My Result:

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09 Sep

User Error: Paleo Watermelon Cake

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Pin Reaper: Hayley R.

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/300544975105144019/ via http://www.paleocupboard.com/watermelon-cake.html

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What I Did: I thought I could use store-bought whipped cream instead of the using the recipe given… It melted almost immediately

My Result:

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Next Time I Will: No, no this could not be saved.

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08 Sep

Fail: Cookie Christmas Tree

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Pin Reaper: Charity

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/89227636336808325/ via http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/christmas-cookie-tree-recipe.htm

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What I Did: A group of friends and I decided to make this for a cookie contest. Regardless, we actually won most creative!

My Result:

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Next Time I Will: We should have made the icing ourselves, to make sure it’s thick enough.

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05 Sep

Win: Sun Jar DIY

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Pin Reaper: Moonkyst

Original Inspiration: http://blog.freepeople.com/2012/08/sun-jar-diy/

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What I Did: This was probably the first pin that I looked at. I kept meaning to buy a jar but never got around to it. I had a bunch of jar candles that still had a bit of wax in them. I read a tip on the internet about pouring boiling water into the the jar to melt the wax. The wax would float to the top for easy removal. I tried it and it worked. Voila! I had a jar. I painted the jar on the outside. I read on another site that it was easier to get a smooth finish. I think I sprayed on 3 coats.

Walmart is now selling a solar light that is smaller than the original ones I had bought. They fit in the lids without having to take anything apart. I used some Loctite glue to attach the light to the lid.

My Result:

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Next Time I Will: I put the jar on some gravel on the ground to spray paint it. I need to find some way to put it up higher so I can get more paint around the lip.

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04 Sep

User Error: Candy Bouquet

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Pin Reaper: Sami V.

My Blog: http://samiam942.blogspot.com

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/1477812351081091/ via http://thecandychef.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/BV21-Mixed-Gummy-Vase-Bouquet-34.99.jpg

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What I Did: My sister in law tried to make a candy bouquet using only a brief and shortsighted view of a picture from pinterest. It didn’t turn out too well.

Blog Post Detailing The Experience: http://samiam942.blogspot.com/2014/05/our-own-pinterest-fail.html

My Result:

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Next Time I Will: Get more candy, chocolate candy, and do a different chocolate candy bouquet…one where we open the chocolate and eat it before we try anything crafty.

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