10 "What Were They Thinking" Home Design Fails

10 “What Were They Thinking” Home Design Fails

Look, not everyone has the eye for beautiful home design choices and one Instagram account has captured some truly unique renovations in all their glory. Please Hate These Things pulls some truly original home designs that make us wonder what, exactly, these homeowners were thinking.

Warning: Please don’t take inspiration from the below. 

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Just wanted to do an easy bathroom redesign. 

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You ride that 3 ply mare you vigilante!

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The commitment to the theme is inspirational. 

All about that bass, indeed.

Accidentally ordered an extra bathtub before the bathroom reno. 

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No one is this in love.

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May as well put it to work!

The stuff of nightmares. 


Don’t know what everyone’s talking about. Home design is super easy.

It’s like a horrible game of Tetris.

Just in case anyone wonders where you live. 

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Maybe a framed map next time would suffice?

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It’s literally set in stone. 

Just so you can work all those angles while you wash your hands. 

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Gotta hit all the bad angles.

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Those nine lights will help you find your best side.

These columns seem misplaced, no?

RIP good counter space.

Guaranteed to break one of your toes. 

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I stubbed my toe just looking at this.

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Seems like it’s just setting you up for failure. 

Seems like that space could have been used for something else. 

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Maybe ease back on the fiber, Karen.

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But, at least you know you’ll never run out of TP!

When you take it upon yourself to manage home design, things can go south real quick. There’s a reason why interior designers exist in the first place. So use these photos as inspiration on what not to do when you’re looking to makeover any room in your home and good luck!

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