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50 Nifty Uses For Hairspray Other Than For Unruly Hair

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If You Thought Hairspray Was Just To Control Unruly Hair, Think Again!

There are so many great uses for hairspray at home. We’ve collected 35 of the most brilliant uses that you probably didn’t know before. Hairspray can do everything from removing leather stains to preventing your feet from slipping in your shoes.

Take a look through this list and you’ll never want to be without hairspray at home again!

 

 

 

1.) Lint Removal

 

 

Lint can be difficult to remove. But if you spray a towel with hairspray, it picks lint up much more easily. No picking and peeling for hours. Just spray, wipe, and you’re done.

 

 

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2.) Pet Hair Removal

 

 

Pet hair can be hard to remove from furniture and clothing. To make it easier, spray some hairspray on a towel then rub it on the furry areas. The towel will pick up hair much easier and will remove it from any surface.

 

 

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3.) Thread A Needle

 

 

Are you having trouble getting a frayed thread through a needle? Spray the end of the thread with some hairspray. It will stiffen up and be easier to get through the eye of the needle. Now you can sew on those buttons twice as fast.

 

 

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4.) Preserve Flowers

 

 

Have some special flowers you want to save? Drying them can make them crunchy and cause them to fall apart. However, you can preserve them by spraying them with hairspray. A few sprays and your flowers will look better and last longer.

 

 

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5.) Hold Zippers In Place

 

 

Sometimes, zippers don’t want to stay up. That can be embarrassing. Keep your zipper in place by spraying it with hairspray. The hair spray will keep you zipper up so you don’t have to constantly check it.

 

 

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6.) Tighten Screws

 

 

Secure screws by tightening them as much as possible. Then, spray them with hairspray to hold them in place. This makes them even more secure and can prevent things from slipping or breaking.

 

 

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7.) Petrify Insects

 

 

If you are making an insect collection and need to preserve the insects, spraying or soaking them in hairspray can help. The hairspray will kill them quickly and also keep them looking great. Your bug collection will be much easier to complete with this simple hack.

 

 

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8.) Keep Shoes From Slipping

 

 

Are your shoes rubbing on your heels and slipping off your feet? Add a little hairspray to the inside heel of the shoe to keep it in place and avoid blisters. You also could spray the bottom of your feet.

 

 

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9.) Light A Fire

 

 

If you need to light a fire and have nothing else to start it with, simply spray some hairspray over the flame from a lighter. You can easily catch wood or paper on fire this way. This can be dangerous, so be careful.

 

 

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10.) Preserve Leaves

 

 

Need to preserve some leaves for an art project or decoration? Spray them with hairspray to bring out their natural colors and to protect them. Your leaves will look better and last longer.

 

 

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11.) Stop A Run In Pantyhose

 

 

Few things are as frustrating as a run in your hose. You can stop a run from getting worse by spraying the hose with hairspray. The hairspray bonds with the hose, so they are less likely to rip any further.

 

 

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12.) Remove Leather Stains

 

 

If you have leather shoes or furniture that have some marks or stains on them, hairspray can remove them. Spray some on the stain, and then use a clean cloth to wipe them down. Your leather will look as good as new.

 

 

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13.) Save Chalk Art

 

 

If you or your kid likes to draw with chalk, but you hate how it wipes off so easily, consider spraying the finished masterpiece with some hairspray. The hairspray won’t let the chalk wipe off as easily, so you can proudly display it without worry. It’s a great way to make your arts and crafts last longer.

 

 

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14.) Self Defense

 

 

If you don’t have pepper spray and need to fight off an attack, spraying hairspray in a person’s or animal’s eyes can give you enough time to escape. If you don’t have pepper spray, hairspray can save you in a pinch. Just don’t forget to keep a small bottle in your purse or car.

 

 

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15.) Stop Art From Smudging

 

 

If you make art with markers or ink, it can easily become smudged. Protect it by spraying the dried surface with hairspray. No more smudges! Now your art can last longer and look more professional.

 

 

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16.) Display Food Enhancer

 

 

If you want to use real food as décor, you can spray it with hairspray to make it shiny and to make it last longer. No need to spend money on expensive plastic fruit when you can make it yourself. Just don’t eat it.

 

 

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17.) Turn Newspaper Into Wrapping Paper

 

 

Recycle newspaper to use as wrapping paper by spraying it with hairspray. This will make it stronger and easier to fold and shape. This is a great way to save money and also upcycle.

 

 

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18.) Remove Ink

 

 

Ink stains are almost impossible to remove. However, hairspray can handle it. Spray it on the stain and then gently blot the ink up to remove it.

 

 

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19.) Straighten Curtains

 

 

Want to straighten your curtains without taking them down and ironing them? Just spray them with hairspray. Then, just give them a quick fluff.

 

 

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20.) Remove Hair Dye From Fabric

 

 

If you happen to drip some hair dye on your shirt, don’t panic. Simply spray the dyed area with hairspray. Then, gently blot the dye up to remove it.

 

 

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21.) Strengthen Stockings

 

 

If you are worried about your stockings getting ripped, simply spray them with some hairspray before you put them on. They will be stronger than ever. Now you can take on the day without any worries.

 

 

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22.) Glue Remover

 

 

It can be almost impossible to get the glue off your skin and other surfaces. However, hairspray can loosen up the glue. Then, it will peel off easily.

 

 

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23.) Remove Lipstick Stains

 

 

Lipstick stains can ruin your clothing or linens. However, hairspray can remove them without any problems. Simply spray the stain and blot it with a cloth. It should come right out.

 

 

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24.) Make Rub-on Transfers

 

 

If you have a decal or image you would like to use as a transfer, you can spray hairspray on it and easily transfer it to a clean surface. No need to buy expensive kits or tools. You have everything you need in your bathroom cabinet.

 

 

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25.) Make Metals Shiny

 

 

Need to polish your silver or metal décor? First. spray some hairspray on it. Then, use a cloth to rub it in. It will also help prevent fingerprints. So amazing!

 

 

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26.) Balloons

 

 

Want to keep your balloons from popping so easily? Spray them with hairspray to add a layer of protection and make them last a little longer. This will also help reduce the static cling of the balloons, so they don’t stick to everything.

 

 

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27.) Clean Nail Polish

 

 

Did you accidentally spill some nail polish? Don’t scratch and pick at it. Just spray some hairspray on the spill, and you can wipe it up easily.

 

 

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28.) Fix Halloween Spider Webs

 

 

Those cute fake spider webs make great Halloween decorations. However, they can get everywhere. Keep them in place by spraying them with hairspray.

 

 

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29.) Temporary Hair Color

 

 

You can make your own temporary hair color by spraying your hair with hairspray and then sprinkling Kool-Aid on top of it. Just wash it out when you are done. This is a great option for Halloween costumes and school spirit days.

 

 

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30.) Stop Static Cling

 

 

Are you tired of your dress sticking to your tights or legs? Just give the dress a quick spray of hairspray. This will get rid of that static cling.

 

 

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31.) Dry Nail Polish Faster

 

 

Sometimes, you need to do your nails fast. Instead of waiting on them to dry, just spray them with hairspray. Then, they will dry much faster.

 

 

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32.) Tame Fly-aways

 

 

Hairspray is meant to keep your hair in place. However, instead of spraying it on your head, try spraying it on your brush or comb. Then, brush back your fly-aways to tame them.

 

 

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33.) Set Makeup

 

 

Tired of your makeup running? When you finish putting your makeup on, close your eyes and give your face a light spray with hairspray. Your makeup won’t run and will stay where you put it.

 

 

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34.) Tame Eyebrows

 

 

Need to tame your eyebrows? Spray a little hairspray on a toothbrush and brush your brows into place. It works better than expensive makeup, and it’s fast and easy.

 

 

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35.) Hold Fake Snow On A Christmas Tree

 

 

Love the look of fake snow on your Christmas tree but hate the mess? Keep it in place by spraying it with hairspray. It stays on the tree instead of your floor.

 

 

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36.) Keep Bobby Pins in Place

 

 

If our hair is super clean or really fine, bobby pins have a hard time staying in. There’s an easy fix for that! Before putting the bobby pins in your hair, spray them with a bit of hairspray. It will help them stay in place.

 

 

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37.) Gloss Your Wrapping Paper

 

 

Make your gift-wrapped presents look like they were done by a professional by spraying the wrapped gift with hairspray. I will make the wrapping paper look and feel thick and glossy.

 

 

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38.) Bug Repellent

 

 

Hairspray is a great alternative if you don’t have any mosquito repellent. You might feel a bit sticky, but it’s less toxic than most bug sprays and just as effective. Great for camping or a summer evening on the patio.

 

 

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39.) Preserve Patent Leather Shine

 

 

Patent leather shoes can get scuffed and dull after a while. Polish them up and then spray them with hairspray. The hairspray will keep the shoes polished for much longer.

 

 

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40.) Prevent Skirts and Dresses from Riding Up

 

 

If you’re wearing a short skirt or dress, they can often ‘ride up’ when you walk around. Keep your dress or skirt in place by putting a thin layer of hairspray on your legs, especially the top of your thighs. Gymnasts use this trick to keep their leotards in shape.

 

 

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41.) Wreath Preserver

 

 

Keep your Christmas wreath fresh for longer with a little help from hairspray. Give your evergreen wreath a thin coat of hairspray; the polymer will lock in the moisture, keeping your wreath green and fresh-looking for longer.

 

 

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42.) Recipe Card Protector

 

 

Do you have index and recipe cards that you like to reference while cooking? Often times, they become spilled and splashed on, making them flimsy and hard to read. Protect them by giving them a spray of hairspray. After one coat, let dry and repeat two or three times.

 

 

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43.) Glitter Glue

 

 

When doing arts and crafts, glitter can be a tough thing to work with. Trying to glue glitter onto items can be a bit of a mess. Instead of glue, use hairspray. Just coat the item in a few sprays then sprinkle on the glitter.

 

 

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44.) Cut Flower Preservative

 

 

Hairspray slows down the wilting of cut flowers by stiffening the blooms to preserve their youthful appearance. Hold the hairspray a foot away from the plants and spray the underside of the leaves and petals to make them last longer.

 

 

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45.) Clean Ink and Markers Off Walls

 

 

If you have little ones running around the house, you’re bound to end up with markers or ink on your walls at some point. Spray the ink with some hairspray and gently scrub off. Permanent marker will require rubbing alcohol, though.

 

 

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46.) Protect Long Drapes from Dirt

 

 

Long, flowing curtains are beautiful but they’re a dirt magnet. Prevent dirt and dust from collecting on your drapes, be sure to coat your drapes or curtains with a few coats of hairspray. The dust and dirt won’t penetrate the polymer, leaving your drapes nice and stain-free.

 

 

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47.) Pottery and Clay Finisher

 

 

Do you like to do pottery or clay work in your free time? Hairspray is going to be your new best friend. After you’re done creating your masterpiece, spray it with hairspray and give it a gentle rub with a soft cloth. It will have a beautiful shine.

 

 

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48.) Remove Sticker Residue

 

 

If you’re little one put a sticker in a place where it shouldn’t go, it can be a bit of a pain to remove. The sticker never comes off in one piece, then you’re left with pieces of adhesive and paper left on your furniture or wall. Spray the residue with some hairspray and scrub with a cloth, it should come right off.

 

 

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49.) Keep Shoelaces from Coming Undone

 

 

Some shoelaces seem to never want to stay tied. If you happen to have a pair of that kind of shoelaces, hairspray can help with that. Before tying, give them a spray of hairspray. They should stay laced all day.

 

 

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50.) Home Air Freshener

 

 

If you’re expecting guests and realize your house is smelling a little less-than-fresh, hairspray can work in a pinch. Spritz and spray some hairspray in the air around each room of the house. It will help freshen the air–or at least, disguise any smells until you get around to cleaning.

 

 

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Now you can take advantage of hairspray in many more ways than imagined.

 

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50 Seriously Creative Halloween Costumes That Are Hard To Top

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Halloween is one of the most, if not THE most, creative holiday there is. People get to use that energy to create fantastical costumes that wow and delight. I mean, you could head to the store and buy a Halloween costume.

But that’s not as much fun as making your own. And some people really go over the top with their costumes. Not only do they come up with brilliant costume concepts, but they also incorporate electronics, sewing, painting, and other skills to make their Halloween masterpieces.

And these pieces really do impress. It’s a shame that they only get used for a day or a few hours during the holiday season. They should be put in a museum of DIY Halloween costumes. I’d pay to see that exhibit. But since that exhibit doesn’t yet exist, enjoy this slideshow instead.

Here are 50 seriously creative Halloween costumes that are hard to top:

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1) Wizard of Oz Twister

Most people would dress up as Dorothy for Halloween. This person went all out as the twister that brought Dorothy to Oz and killed the Wicked Witch. This thing even spins.

 

2) A Reddit Snoo

This guy dressed up as a Reddit Snoo. You know the little aliens with the bent antennaes you see all over Reddit. That mask is pretty cool.

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3) Little Maleficent

Look at this little cutie! Those wings look incredible. They must have taken hours to make.

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4) Tina Belcher

This is a fairly simple costume to pull off. But it’s looks amazing. You know right away that she’s Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers.

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5) Indiana Jones and Short Round

An Indiana Jones costume is pretty simple. And it’s already been done. Even I’ve been Indiana Jones for Halloween. But what’s awesome about this costume is the edition of Short Round. What makes it even more awesome than that is that he dressed up his dog as Short Round.

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6) Child Pennywise

What’s more horrifying that Pennywise? Pennywise as a child. This is so disturbing.

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7) Like a Wrecking Ball

This is hilarious. This guy is the wrecking ball from Miley Cyrus’ video. She’s the Barbie taped to his head.

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8) Ash and Misty from Pokémon

Now this is one good sister. Her little brother wanted to dress up as Ash Ketchum for Halloween. So she promised she would dress up as Misty.

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9) Shaggy and Scooby

Can you guess who this mystery solving duo is? She’s the Scooby Doo to his Shaggy. Simple to make but super adorable.

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10) Westboro Baptist Protesters

These two were going to Cassie’s Halloween party. They dressed up as Westboro Baptist protesters. God hates Cassie’s party… hilarious.

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11) Rufio

People have seen Peter Pan costumes. But you’ve probably never seen a Rufio costume from the movie Hook. This is dope!

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12) The Simpsons

Check out this awesome family costume! They did a really great job with this. I wonder what those head pieces are made from.

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13) Freddy Mercury

This guy is really a queen. He looks brilliant as Freddie Mercury. He’s got the pose down and everything.

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14) Cow Abducted by Aliens

This costume is as random as it is awesome. It’s a nervous cow. He’s being abducted by an alien.

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15) Zombie Diner

These two run a zombie diner. He’s the zombie chef and she’s the zombie waitress. They’re serving you as tonight’s special.

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16) Pop Art

Here we have a piece of pop art. Just kidding. That’s a real person. I might have to start drawing myself some clevage.

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17) Tea Bag

Fancy a cup of tea? This little girl did. Actually she wanted to BE the tea.

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18) Gone With the Wind

These guys were windy for their Halloween costume. That is super clever. How is he get his tie to stand up like that?

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19) Hocus Pocus

It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus! These witchy costumes are quite impressive. Here we have all three Sanderson sisters: Mary, Winifred, and Sarah.

20) Sally

This tyke is dressed as Sally from The Nightmare Before Christmas. The entire costume is homemade. Even the wig!

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21) Octopus and His Jack O’ Lantern

These two masks are made from paper mache. They look incredible! Look at the eyes on that octopus!

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22) Universal Health Care

This is another really smart costume. She’s dressed like the universe and a nurse. She’s Universal Health Care.

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23) Sun-Maid Raisins Lady

Does the Sun-Maid have a name? I feel like her name would be Susan. It’s not she’s actually a real person and the original inspiration for the Sun-Maid Girl was Lorraine Collett. Anyway, this chick thinks she’s related to her. So, she paid hommage to her with her Halloween costume.

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24) Moana and Maui

This is a winning couples costume. It’s Moana and Maui. Look at how perfect all the drawings are on his body are.

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25) Sharknado

This boss won Halloween. He’s a Sharknado. The best is the shark at the top.

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26) The Mad Hatter

Look at this tiny Mad Hatter. He does look mad, but angry mad, not crazy mad. I love those spools of thread.

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27) Missy Elliot Sock It To Me

This is another seriously extra costume. It’s Missy Elliot. From her Sock It 2 Me video.

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28) Beaker

My favorite costumes are costumes of secondary or lesser known characters. That’s why this costume wins so hard in my book. It’s Beaker from The Muppets.

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29) Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice. You can tell a whole let of effort went into this costume. The suit looks like he literally stepped out of a grave.

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30) Tinder Ghost and Someone Who Was Ghosted

This makes so much sense. Online dating is terrifying. It’s the Tinder ghost and the person he ghosted.

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31) Jessie and A.C. Slater

I am obsessed with this Saved by the Bell costume. It’s A.C. Slater and Jessie. But not just any Jessie, the Jessie from the episode with caffine pills Jessie.

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32) Elaborate

I don’t know what these kids are supposed to be. But these costumes are freaking elaborate. Must have taken weeks to make these costumes.

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33) Colorful Monsters

On the left is a Pin Up Frankenstein. On the right is a Pop Up Frankenstein. Pretty cool!

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34) Marie AntoinIT

There are a lot of things going on here. But they all go together so well. She is Marie Antoinette and IT combined.

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35) Van Gogh Self Portrait

What a neat idea! This guy is Vincent Van Gogh’s self portrait. What a great job recreating those brush strokes.

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36) Baby Frida Kahlo

This 3-year-old wanted to be Frida Kahlo for Halloween. It’s a bold move to put a mustache and a unibrow on a little kid. It all comes together really well.

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37) Rugrats

This team put in a lot of effort. Here we have the entire Rugrats crew. My favorite is Cynthia and Reptar.

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38) Nightmare Face

Want to truly terrify people on Halloween? Then this costume is for you. This guy has some serious nightmare face going on.

 

39) 90s Bands

Can you guess what 90s bands these are? It’s Blind Melon and Alice in Chains. This is a great way to repurpose old costumes.

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40) The Channel 4 News Team

News Team…. assembllllleeeeee! This is the Channel 4 News team. Lead by none other than Ron Burgundy a.k.a. Poppa Burgundy.

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41) Queen of Hearts

This is such an adorable DIY Queen of Hearts costume. They recreated that hair perfectly. I love the use of actual cards.

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42) Operation

Here we have grandma winning at Halloween. She’s is the guy from the game Operation. She even has the light up nose!

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43) Filter, No Filter

This is what a photo looks like with a filter. The right is what it looks like without. Big difference.

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44) KFC Family

KFC is a family business in this family. The parents are the workers, the little baby is the chicken. Their son is the colonel.

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45) This Kid Wanted to Be a Sorcerer

There are lots of ways to do a sorcerer costume. But I wouldn’t ever imagine a sorcerer costume like this. Look at that beard!

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46) Miguel and Mama Coco from Coco

I love this movie! And these costumes are so well done. Their friends didn’t even recognize them.

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47) 90s Pop Icons

Here are some more awesome 90s costumes. Here we have the MTV Moon Man and Bee Girl from the Blind Melon No Rain video. If you watched MTV in the 90s, you saw these two a lot.

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48) Ursula

This Ursula costume is spot on. It’s got the tentacles and everything. And it’s not so big so that you’ll be knocking into things all night.

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49) The Song That Doesn’t End

It’s Shari Lewis. And don’t forget Lamb Chop. I just realized what a messed up name that is to call a lamb. You’re basically acknowledging that the talking lamb could be food at any moment.

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50) Total Transformation

This is a total transformation. She turned herself into Walter Hartwell White Sr. He’s the guy from Breaking Bad.

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75 Times People’s Taste Was Questionable, But Their Execution Was Flawless

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The expression “It’s all a matter of taste” is true — most of the time. Sure, we all have different ways of dressing, doing our hair, and decorating our homes. But now and then, you run across something you know defies the saying. Some things are so tacky, ugly, and horrible, you can say definitively — it’s NOT a matter of taste. It’s just plain tasteless.

There are entire Reddit sub-threads dedicated to memorializing these tasteless treasures. Some of them are just plain horrible. Others are DIY disasters from people who think they’re artists but have no talent. Then some make you say “I can’t believe anyone would actually pay money for this.”

But the concept of some things is so bad, you automatically hate them. At the same time, the creations are done so well you can’t help but be impressed. In other words, they’re examples of awful taste but great execution. You can’t decide whether you love them or loathe them.

The subreddit known as r/ATBGE is dedicated to such treasures as these. It’s full of things that make you think, “Ugh, that’s horrible…but done well.”

1. This Van Gogh ear necklace

Legend has it that Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear and mailed it to the woman he was in love with. Although the legend isn’t true, it’s still immortalized in this unique necklace.

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2. This tacky handbag

Do you want to make sure you’re always stopped for an extra pat-down by airport security? Just carry this bag. You’ll also make everyone around you feel extremely nervous.

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3. This Titanic inflatable slide

Even if you’re into dark humor, this blow-up slide in the shape of the Titanic might be a little bit too dark. I mean, come on, you guys. People died.

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4. This minion fire stove

The internet got just a little bit too much mileage with minions, you know, the strange yellow creatures from the Despicable Me movie franchise. But maybe this is okay if you imagine it’s being tortured.

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5. This knitted hat

No one likes to stare at organs — or replicas of them — which is why this hat is so unsettling. Can we all please keep those cerebella inside our skulls?

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6. This baffling car

If you want everyone on the road to have a panic attack when you drive by, you should buy this car. There’s nothing like convincing other drivers that you’ve flipped over on the interstate.

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7. These customized slippers

Have you ever seen a product that’s a little TOO customized? Just take these slippers, which are made to look exactly like your dogs. It’s a little too uncanny for comfort.

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8. This dye job

Sure, the technique is impressive, and I’m sure it took a long time to complete. But the result is kind of bizarre. Why are my eyes crossing when I look at it?

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9. This inedible purse

Of all the things to model a purse on, a packet of silica gel is a strange choice. To be fair, you shouldn’t eat silica gel or purses, so I guess they have that in common.

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10. This unusual tile choice

This is what someone chose as the tile pattern for the staff’s office in a commercial building. Who doesn’t want to feel like they’re taking the scenic route when they go to get a cup of coffee?

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11. This highlight job

Some people are very invested in the color of their car, for whatever reason. It seems as though one driver was invested enough to color the whole thing in highlighter. Is it a good job? Yes, but it’s also insanely tacky.

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Source: Reddit/disillusioned

12. This hippo car

Someone came up with this bright idea for a car, then designed it and made it happen. They were that dedicated to creating a car that was also a hippo with sexy lips.

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Source: Reddit/dreaming-md

13. This grasshopper-shaped diner

These two grasshopper-shaped locomotives in Korea were stacked on top of one another to form a diner. Unfortunately, they look like they might necessitate a conversation about where baby grasshoppers come from.

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Source: Reddit/ReaganAbe

14. This scorpion chair

To be fair, this chair is pretty awesome…if you want to feel like an evil villain every time you sit in it. But it’s also undeniably tacky. No one will be fighting over it for their inheritance.

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Source: Reddit/BabylonLiaison

15. This piercing and tattoo combo

Gages are a shocking fashion statement, so it makes sense they’re not for everyone. But here’s a pro tip: if you do get them, don’t have a hamster wheel tattooed on your neck.

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Source: Reddit/dindymolan

16. This duct tape car

Introducing the newest in “painting” your car: not painting at all…just wrapping that sucker in duct tape. On the bright side, you’ll never have a problem finding it in a parking lot.

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Source: Reddit/Skythen

17. These muddy wedding cakes

Every couple getting married has different tastes — some prefer to keep things classy while others prefer something more laid-back. But His and Hers cakes with mud on them? Come on, that’s disgusting.

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Source: Reddit/ShallowBay

18. This catfish car

What’s even more unnerving than a hippo car? A catfish car of course, complete with headlights as eyes. Everyone wants their car to look like the ugliest fish in the lake.

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Source: Reddit/CoffeeMix54

19. This nostalgic shirt

For anyone who was once a child (so…all of us), it’s easy to recognize the pattern on this shirt. Nothing like turning the rug we used to play on into an article of clothing. Is this cute or is it weird?

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Source: Reddit/ColdDiner

20. This unpleasantly realistic jewelry

How much do you like pickles? To wear a necklace like this, you’d have to love them. Who knew the contents of your sandwich could also be decorations?

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Source: Reddit/Myriadumo

21. This unappetizing cappuccino

A talented latte artist can make some unbelievable concoctions. But please, baristas everywhere, stick to flowers and designs and leave the bugs out of our morning joe.

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Source: Reddit/MrDrinKen

22. These questionable bedsheets

Nothing says “creepy” quite like a bedsheet that depicts hundreds of sperm swimming towards an egg. This would be the worst thing to put on the bed in your guest room.

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Source: Reddit/pagodelucia

23. This dignified casket

Funerals are intended to honor our loved ones and make sure their lives are remembered as they’re laid to rest. And what better way to do that than with a flame-covered hot rod casket?

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Source: Reddit/MattCloudy

24. This blinding car

Chrome is a questionable choice at the best of times, much like pleather or Crocs. Now imagine a whole outfit made entirely out of Croc material. That’s this car.

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Source: Reddit/SST87

25. These steampunk wheels

We get it, you’re into steampunk — you don’t have to go overboard. Frankly, the cogs of these wheels look deadly. I’m a little bit afraid they’re going to hurt someone.

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Source: Reddit/BobbyClanMember

26. This horrifying sweater

I don’t know what’s going on with this sweater, but regardless, all the options are horrifying. Are Santa’s performing sex acts on one another? Is it one long human centipede? I can’t decide what’s worse.

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Source: Reddit/disconaldo

27. This confusing car

You can look at this car for a while, but unfortunately, you’re not going to get any answers. The only conclusion is it’s modeled after a child’s drawing of a car.

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Source: Reddit/Schrodingers_Nachos

28. This unusual wood stove

This is one of those statement pieces with a bit too much statement. Sure, wood stoves are wonderful, but is it really necessary for it to be sitting on a giant piece of construction equipment?

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Source: Reddit/ironoc5

29. These practical Crocs

Remember Crocs, the hideous shoes of the mid-2000s? Someone managed to make them even more horrible with the addition of a chain and some spikes. On the bright side, he’s got our attention.

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Source: Reddit/Ghosted

30. This scorpion hairstyle

Forget having a normal hairstyle. Why not shave your hair into the shape of a terrifying insect that scares most people out of their wits? It’s a perfect way to make friends. Bonus points if you include a scrawny braid.

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Source: Reddit/Marks0981

31. This lizard haircut

If a scorpion won’t do, how about a lizard sitting right on top of your head? It’s the best way to ensure no one makes eye contact with you ever again.

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Source: Reddit/-P4ND4-

32. This…unusual chair

With the rise of the DIY movement, you’ll see furniture made out of all kinds of different things. But dozens of identical stuffed seals are taking it to another, much weirder, level.

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Source: Reddit/PerciFlage88

33. This terrifying makeup tutorial

A talented makeup artist can do amazing things, but there are some places they shouldn’t go. For example, this Peppa Pig makeup job. It’s flawless in execution but the results are terrifying.

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Source: Reddit/ewokkid02

34. This unusable living room

There’s loving Christmas and then there’s loving Christmas so much that you render your living room unusable for the month of December. I’m guessing these people don’t have pets or small kids.

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Source: Reddit/UniverseGuyD

35. These furry iPhone cases

They say you can find almost anything on the internet these days, but that’s not always a good thing. A prime example is these creepy cat iPhone cases. Just, why?

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Source: Reddit/john_r_14

36. This frightening skeleton chair

Sure, it might look pretty cool, but no one wants to sit in this chair. It would feel a little bit too much like sitting in someone’s lap. A very, very bony lap.

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Source: Reddit/biohazardhoe

37. These instant noodle shoes

Yes, believe it or not, these are considered luxury shoes. It’s pretty ironic, considering they depict food for poor college students on a .25 budget. They’re also horrifically ugly.

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Source: Reddit/shitoupek

38. This stomach-turning cake

If you can believe it, this is a cake was ordered for the staff at a hospital. The work they did is amazing work, but there’s something unnerving about eating a cake that has skin, organs, and nipples.

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Source: Reddit/ReaganAbe

39. These bewildering eyebrows

Her makeup looks enchanting until you look a little closer. Those aren’t vines or random designs; they’re tiny, seductively-posing Shrek figures. Why, why would you do that?

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Source: Reddit/Kirikati

40. This delicious but strange Christmas tree

What better way to advertise your fried chicken restaurant during the holidays than with a Christmas tree made out of drumsticks? Or rather, what better way to waste an enormous amount of food?

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41. This dangerous car stove

This rigged-up wood stove is so dangerous that I can’t believe the car hasn’t exploded yet. At the same time, I’m also pretty impressed how they managed to install it and get it to work.

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Source: Reddit/thenaturalstate

42. This monstrous vehicle

The inside of this car needs no explanation, which is good because I don’t think I could come up with one. It’s quite possibly the most horrifying thing I’ve ever seen.

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Source: Reddit/cobrakiller2000

43. This delicious bed

Ah, the 70s, when you could buy a bed that looked exactly like a hamburger. With pickles for pillows and veggies as blankets, it’s pretty amazing. But you do have to wonder, why?

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Source: Reddit/BleuDePrusse

44. This combination of fandoms

Some people love to cosplay, and then there are others who belong to so many fandoms they can’t choose a cosplay. And that’s how we end up with new characters, like Darth Kitty.

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Source: Reddit/penispulsante

45. This festive beard

Facial hair is back in a big way, and men are taking the opportunity to dress theirs up for the holidays. It’s amazingly well done, but we can’t decide if we love it or hate it.

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Source: Reddit/Ajallee

46. These hydrating earrings

When you’re designing jewelry, you have a whole world of options to choose from. Why would you choose pieces of garbage to make these?

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Source: Reddit/SoftDreamer

47. This helpful toilet paper holder

There’s a fine line between kitsch and creepy, and unfortunately, this toilet paper holder crosses that line. None of us want some Dr. Seuss hands giving us toilet paper, but thank you anyway.

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Source: Reddit/RallStack

48. This rustic chair

These days, rustic styles are popular in everything from clothing to home decor to furniture. But this one is just a little too “yeehaw” to be considered good taste.

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Source: Reddit/BlahTimes

49. These porcelain drumsticks

You might have a lot of questions when you look at these porcelain drumsticks. But the foremost one on your mind should probably be: “Why?” I can’t think of any reason these need to exist.

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Source: Reddit/Chey_Babe49

50. This helpful but awkward figure

What’s worse than a pair of hands emerging from the wall to hand you toilet paper? How about a butler figure not wearing pants with a toilet plunger on his head?

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Source: Reddit/BobbyDrillboids69

51. This furry motorcycle

Motorcycles are widely seen as cool, but this one might just break the stereotype. I know they’re going for a hardcore vibe, but you can’t tell me they don’t pet that lion while they’re on the road.

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52. This delicious cake

Talented bakers can make cakes look like almost anything. But there are some ideas they should pass on when making a replica in the frosting. A dirty ashtray full of stale cigarettes is one of those.

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Source: Reddit/JonnyCreepyCrepes

53. This deadly toilet seat

Let’s be honest: is it ever necessary to have a design on your toilet seat? Anything you can think of will automatically become creepy just because it’s on the toilet.

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Source: Reddit/WeAreClouds

54. These nails make everyone uncomfortable

Nail art can be amazing, and it takes real talent to make the design look realistic. Note that we said “realistic,” not “good.” This is some straight-up horror movie stuff.

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Source: Reddit/trishykins

55. This creative Christmas ornament

This silver spray-painted Christmas tree made out of pasta noodles is something you would expect to see at your grandma’s house. What is it about grandmas that gives them such eclectic taste in Christmas decor?

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Source: Reddit/daftbutdandy

56. This regal toilet

I know they call it the porcelain throne, but this is taking it just a step too far. What’s next, a crown designed to wear while you do your business? A royal manservant to help with the toilet paper?

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Source: Reddit/Nogamenolife607

57. This festive meat house

Gingerbread houses are those beautiful, intricate, and delicious creations used to decorate the table during the holidays. Then there’s this monstrosity, which is made out of meat. While the concept is disgusting, you have to admit the execution is good.

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Source: Reddit/ahipsterwitch

58. This meat sail

Themed weddings always get a little weird, even if the couple tries to keep them classy. If you’re going to have a Viking-themed wedding, you might want to steer clear of a charcuterie table with meat “sails.”

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Source: Reddit/averagelads

59. This rabbit car

If you want people to take you seriously on the road — or at all, for that matter — you don’t want to buy a car shaped like a rabbit. People will start to wonder about you.

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Source: Reddit/sharksaresogood

60. This alarming paint

Funny, I remember the part of driver’s ed where they talk about defensive driving and staying safe on the road. I don’t remember the part where they told us to paint our cars to look like they were involved in manslaughter.

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Source: Reddit/Goozkid47

61. This eclectic tea seat

I don’t think many people suffer from a tea addiction. But if you know someone who does, this is the perfect tea set to break them of it. They probably won’t ever think about tea again.

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Source: Reddit/Xander395

62. This fantastic purse

Talk about being a statement piece. This chicken purse might not be in the best of taste, but you can’t deny it’ll draw attention wherever you go. Why do I have the urge to squeeze it like a dog toy?

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Source: Reddit/imnotcreativeokay

63. This sponsored knick-knack

When looking for knick-knacks to place around your house, you might want to avoid anything with the KFC logo on it. Unless, of course, you love KFC that much.

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Source: Reddit/JumpySkits

64. This overly-detailed urinal

This urinal is supposed to be in the shape of a certain flower known for bearing a resemblance to the female anatomy. Can we all agree to just keep urinals in the shape of urinals?

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Source: Reddit/alrykos

65. This alarming decoration

“How do I show the world I’m a hunter who loves to kill things but also gets festive for the holidays? Wait, I have an amazing idea. That’ll make the neighbors love us.”

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Source: Reddit/Sy3Zy3Gy3

66. This violently festive house

Calm down there, Buddy the elf. There’s loving Christmas and getting in the spirit of the holidays, and then there’s making your house look like Santa’s workshop exploded across the front of it.

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Source: Reddit/TheApendes

67. This strange but oddly charming tattoo

I have a lot of questions about this tattoo even though there’s something adorable about it. Maybe the presence of a cat is distracting me from the overwhelming weirdness of it.

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Source: Reddit/gc1519536

68. These classy candles

I don’t even know what you would use these candles for. Either you give them to your romantic partner as a way of expressing your feelings for them or you buy them just because they’re that tacky.

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Source: Reddit/Baedhisattva

69. These fast food-themed shoes

How much do you love McDonald’s? Is it enough to buy and wear these shoes? Just don’t wear them out of the country or you’ll prove every stereotype about Americans.

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Source: Reddit/samijubb141

70. This uncomfortable chair

What kind of materials should you use to upholster a chair? Forget all those comfortable materials — why not use something known for durability instead of comfort?

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Source: Reddit/worndoll

71. This friendly couch

Teddy bears are the cute and cuddly parts of our childhood that we all loved. But as this couch shows, it’s possible to turn them from adorable pieces of childhood nostalgia to horrifying furniture monsters.

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Source: Reddit/14thcenturyhood

72. This beautiful dress

We’ve all seen those cakes with a Barbie in the middle wearing what appears as a beautiful gown. But don’t worry, this person found a way to ruin them by replacing the design with meat.

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Source: Reddit/MichaelDownVincent

73. This hopefully delicious cake

It’s almost as though the baker asked themselves “What’s the worst possible thing to think about eating?” and ran with that as a theme. On a positive note, you’ll have no problem sticking to your diet.

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Source: Reddit/chuckdwarfenstine

74. These unique earrings

I don’t know what’s worse, the fact these earrings exist or that they cost $75. Thank goodness we know they’re girl sperm — we can tell by the bows.

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Source: Reddit/tangerinelibrarian

75. This terrifying cat chair

How do you turn cats from adorable pets to terrifying monsters? Acquire this chair. The dead-eyed stare along with the long “fur” and protruding tongue will haunt your nightmares.

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Source: Reddit/Cg407

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40 Failed DIY Solutions To Ward Off Coronavirus

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The coronavirus pandemic caught many of us by surprise and has led to some downright thoughtful and useful DIY projects in an effort to slow the spread of the virus.

However, these DIY efforts may not fall into that category.

In fact, we’re not entirely sure what to think about some of them.

However, we do know that a little laughter rarely hurts, so have a look for yourself:

#1 Using what you have

Not everyone was prepared with full PPE. In fact, it’s probably best to leave enough for the frontline medical workers. This guy wearing a bear costume instead of a mask took it a step further and left one medical worker in a much better mood. She couldn’t stop laughing.
Neither can we.

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Source: Staceyjg314 via Reddit

#2 Don’t touch your face!

We all know that touching your face should be avoided at all costs to stop the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. However, this guy may have gone too far in his noble effort to slow the virus.

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Source: Iron_Bawls via Reddit

#3 Social distancing

It’s important to leave space between people to reduce the risk of spreading the virus. This guy wanted to remind everyone. Maybe he’s just a poet, and he doesn’t know it?

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Source: o0gader0o via Reddit

#4 Just the essentials

They didn’t have the right kind of mask, or did they? They also might have the wrong “case of Corona.”
At least the bag of limes will contain some much-needed vitamin C.

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Source: Sweetbadger via Reddit

#5 Wrong battle

We commend their valiant attempt. If the virus were a dragon, it would be dead before it even made it down the frozen food aisle.

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Source: Squonk3 via Reddit

#6 Corona-vampire slayer?

The mask is interesting. What is even more interesting is the garlic dangling from it. Maybe he knows something we don’t.

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Source: ChillyStrawberry via Reddit

#7 It’s not every day

Unicorns are normally fairly hard to find, especially in a grocery store aisle. However, COVID-19 has changed a lot in our lives for now.

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Source: purplemonster44 via Reddit

#8 When you really don’t want anyone near you

Some of us take social distancing more seriously. This person takes it extremely seriously.

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Source: djcubedmofo via Reddit

#9 Serious style

We can’t actually fault this one. This might become the latest fashion.

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Source: hansreddit9 via Reddit

#10 Remember the dog

The dog still needs to be walked, even in a pandemic. This could be a solution? Sort of? We wonder what the dog is thinking.

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Source: anon7935678 via Reddit

#11 Can’t go wrong with Star Wars

She didn’t have a mask, but she wanted to walk the dog. This works, right?

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Source: Closes52 via Reddit

#12 Replacement filter

People are getting creative with filters. We’re not sure that this filter is doing much good, although it is still good for a laugh.

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Source: rudy_mustang via Reddit

#13 The smoking mask

He wanted to stay safe. He also really wanted a cigarette. What could possibly go wrong?

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#14 Jug head?

Creativity is essential in a time like this, but should there be limits?

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#15 COVID-19 fashion

While we’re not entirely sure it’s appropriate attire for the supermarket, it does seem to offer some protection against the virus…possibly.

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Source: jetster735180 via Reddit

#16 Making the most of it

Who said you have to go with plain goggles if you are going to wear them? No one. That’s who.

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Source: Subwaycreatures via Reddit

#17 A classic

This was one of the first coronavirus memes to come out. It’s good. Just don’t use this as an actual mask.

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Source: LinkanXD via Reddit

#18 When you want to be sure

She needed to use public transportation. That didn’t mean she wanted to catch the virus.

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Source: Bored Panda

#19 Setting ego aside

Sometimes, the only thing you have in the house to protect you from a potentially deadly disease is the last thing you would normally wear on your face in public.

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Source: Godwithme08 via Reddit

#20 Hair protection

Doctors and nurses often wear hair protection, but how often does the average DIY personal protection equipment creator think of it? Well, this person did.

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Source: Stonecold2050 via Twitter

#21 When there’s nothing else available

It might be better than nothing. What do you think?

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Source: Subwaycreatures via Instagram

#22 Badass grandma

Apparently, these were the only masks left online when she went to order them. We’re not sure if we believe her or if grandma is just finally taking the opportunity to show how tough she really is.

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Source: Royalrequest1969

#23 Safety in numbers

What’s better than a PPE-making quarantine project for one person? One for the whole family!

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#24 Do not place over head

Desperate times call for desperate measures, but there is never a good time to put a plastic bag over your head. Ever.

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#25 The Emperor knows best

He always provides for his troops. Right? Right???

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Source: Brelvis85 via Reddit

#26 She tried

We have to give her an A for effort. We just don’t know how much good it will do.

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#27 When you were always prepared

Nuclear war, chemical attack, a novel virus… Sometimes you already have everything you need.

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Source: Knaiff via Reddit

#28 The 2020 MacGyver

He took the classic jug-mask and took it one step further by installing a filter. It may not look pretty, but there is a chance this might actually be doing the job. A chance…

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Source: LollipopFromHell via Imgur

#29 Italian style

Italy was one of the first and hardest-hit countries to see the virus. There wasn’t much time to prepare. In this case, scuba gear was all this shopper could come up with in a hurry.

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#30 It takes guts to wear this one

We have to admit, he is braver than most if he is willing to be seen in public with this particular item attached to his face.
The wings also seem to be oddly well-suited for making sure this “mask” fits well.

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Source: Maniso via Reddit

#31 Produce aisle solution

Who said that vegetables were just for eating? Apparently, you can use them as a mask as well…possibly.

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Source: qevoh via Reddit

#32 Where are the air holes?

No, seriously, how are they breathing? Any ideas?

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#33 The only way to be sure

Sometimes, you just want to survive but still need a few things from the store. This might be how to do both.

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#34 Breathing is out

We know she just did this for the laughs, but we have to ask. How long did she have to hold her breath to take the picture?

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Source: ntobias1 via Reddit

#35 PPE heels

She’s going in the right direction with this outfit. Although, we wonder about the heels. Are those certified?

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Source: hbts2002 via Reddit

#36 Dating

Hey, life goes on, even with social distancing. This guy has the right idea. At least she seems to think it’s cute.

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#37 Our heroes

They are out in the cold and harsh world to bravely walk the dog. Sure, it’s suburbia, but don’t let them know that.

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Source: Roninswen via Reddit

#38 When there is nothing else available

We all know how hard it is to find PPE. In fact, in most cases, you’re out of luck unless you make your own. Or unless you repurpose that Halloween mask…

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Source: FroggyMcTerrison via Reddit

#39 Doing it in style

That mask might not be stopping any pesky viruses, but it did cause a few shoppers to stop and snap a picture. Close enough?

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Source: DonSimon1976 via Reddit

#40 Don’t forget the car

While we’re all busy thinking about how to protect ourselves, this person has been thinking about more than just personal safety. They also considered the needs of their vehicle. Thoughtful?

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