Why Assembling Ikea Furniture Yourself is Usually the Worst Idea of All Time

 

We've all been there. You see the catalogue images of perfectly decorated rooms filled with surprisingly inexpensive furniture, and you feel suddenly inspired to transform your home into the home of your dreams.

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Things always start off so well.

 

But, sooner or later, creating the home of your dreams turns into a giant waking nightmare. 

 
 

Because, you see, when furniture from Ikea arrives in your home, it never quite looks the way that it did in the store. 

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What is this even supposed to be?

 
 

Fortunately, a handy set of instructions are included.

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Except, uh, the instructions contain no words. 

 

You try to remain optimistic.

 

But eight hours, three energy drinks, and one broken relationship later, you find yourself with this:

 

Or this:

 
 

Or this:

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Alternatively,  Team Odd Job offers on-demand handyman services. 

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So that you can do something more enjoyable (such as shop for more furniture). 

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