Seven Things We Loved that Died this Week on Pinterest
Oh, it's a curse to have a good eye. Those who used to spend hours gleaning the latest Crate and Barrel catalogs and pages of Martha Stewart and ReadyMade (RIP), gathering inspiration for their next home-improvement projects and party ideas, now only have to install a small button on the top of their browsers and hit "Pin It."
Yes, Pinterest is like a great way to organize ideas, share our latest finds with friends, and show the world that we're damn crafty, but it also continues to sever the life expectancy of a few of our favorite things, which after being introduced to the pin cloud, liked by thousands, and repinned by a thousand more, go to die in the land of "oh, yeah, I pinned that yesterday."
Remember that feeling when you noticed that girl across the room who was clearly wearing the same American Apparel V-neck, Anthropologie necklace, Kate Spade bracelets, thin-rimmed Ray Bans, skinny jeans, and slightly scuffed Chuck Taylors?
Try 1,840 of 'em. Bitches.
5. Ryan Gosling 505 likes 78 comments 13266 repins Ryan Gosling's been breaking hearts since his big debut on The Mickey Mouse Club. He's played misfits, hopeless romantics, and a hot guy in a leather jacket who drives a car.
Yep, he does that brooding artist thing all too well, but his street cred and mysterious charm has taken a dive since his big debut on Pinterest... then and the meme universe.
193 likes 14 comments 1011 repins We get it. He's cute
3. Your Laundry Room 1383 likes 33 comments 9525 repins The only thing worse than procrastinating on doing the latest laundry is the feeling after you've successfully avoided the laundry room by looking at pictures of other people's laundry rooms.
Oh, the disappointment.
No, our laundry rooms will never look as sterile and quite as inviting (especially with our track lighting that is so five years ago). Most of all, it will never lack so much ... laundry.
2. Romantic Hair 1601 likes 18 comments 8002 repins No matter how detailed your step-by-step on that hairstyle is, we'd need a 360-degree mirror and a whole lot of hairspray to get our bed head into that kind of shape.
Plus we're not really sure how romantic spending an hour and a half to get 43 pins and three twists is to the dude who'll eventually have to help us out of them.
Now, to get the curling-iron burn marks out of the carpet ...
1. Your Manicure 637 likes 87 comments 12336 repins For the love of god, a manicure is always a good idea. But you (and we) know that when you have a pin board dedicated to all of the stickers, pop-culture characters, zig-zag patterns, ombre shading, and bedazzled inspirations you've been practicing on your nails, you clearly have too much time.
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