17 Hilarious Christmas Fails That Will Boost Your Confidence

Sometimes, the spirit of Christmas has a few laughs in store.

Fallen reindeer statue fail at Christmas

While we all strive for perfection during the holiday season, attaining it is easier said than done. Case in point: these hilarious Christmas fails that make your own mistakes seem like child's play. From misspelled tidings of cheer to creepy toys that would scare any child, these hilarious fails will boost your confidence this December.

Breakfast with Satan

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Who's stopping by for lunch? The Grinch? For more gifts to reconsider this holiday season, memorize The Most Returned Christmas Presents Every Year.

Noel's cousin pays a visit

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Nowell, nowell, nowell, what do we have here? Bad spelling, that's what.

All I want for Christmas is (not) you

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Does Santa Claus give away divorce papers for the holidays? If so, this Arizona resident may be in luck.

A 21st-century letter to Santa

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Hopefully, Santa has some sort of magical tool that can copy and paste URLs from pieces of paper to his computer.

Christmas underwear

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Either this town is celebrating the power of underwear, or its decorator didn't see the double meaning of this holiday decor until it was too late.

A creepy Christmas display

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They see you when you're sleeping, they know when you're awake—these horrifying bears are making sure you behave yourself this holiday season.

A Mall Christmas tree gives the wrong impression

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Who thought a brown anything would pass for a Christmas tree? Last time we checked, Christmas trees were, well, trees—or at the very least, not giant, feces-like blobs.

Ominous Christmas mug

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If this mug were sold during any other season, shoppers might have deduced a much darker meaning from the red splatter of paint.

Santaur ornament

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It's possible the makers of this ornament just ran out of ideas—or perhaps this is Santa's true form during the off-season.

Reindeer Christmas chocolates

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Christmas tree plungers

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While it's not exactly practical, a Christmas tree plunger allows you to bring holiday cheer to every corner of your home.

Reese's Christmas blobs

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In Reese's defense, how did you expect them to fill a tiny chocolate shell with peanut butter and actually make it look like a Christmas tree?

Christmas decor trumps security

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This apartment complex decided that holiday cheer was more important than peace of mind.

A Christmas angel that has seen better days

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We're not quite sure why this stunning Christmas angel wasn't snatched up immediately.

A misleading sign for Santa

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With confusing signs like this one, it's no surprise it takes Santa all night to distribute each gift.

A Christmas card from your son, Dad

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Finally, a Christmas card for that subset of sons named Dad. If only we could find the cards for dads named Son.

A confusing Christmas sign

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Rather than stick with the same boring Christmas display year after year, this mall was compelled to try something different. And like most art, this installation requires a bit of head turning to distinguish its true message. For more ways to laugh at the expense of others, check out these 50 Epic Fails We Can't Stop Laughing at.

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Ashley Moor
Ashley hails from Dayton, Ohio, and has more than six years of experience in print and digital media. Read more
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