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The Five Worst Ikea Hacks Ever

In today's world of Pinterest and Ikea, design inspiration is everywhere you turn. Suddenly your "Dream Home" board seems accessible. Ikea furniture is simply designed, affordable, and flimsy. (We're not even getting into how much it sucks to actually put it together properly.) It's made to be temporary and disposable, and, if you ask us, it should be left as is. Let's face it: Not everyone is a designer and some of us should leave the do-it-yourself projects to the pros. Ever wondered what happens when cheap furniture and equally shitty DIYers collide? Here are five cringe-worthy results.

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Laura Armenta