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10 Reasons DIY Projects Fail (and How to Set Yourself up for Success)

Thinking about going at it alone? While taking on home projects yourself can be a satisfying way to showcase your skills and upgrade your space while saving serious money, failed DIY projects can be disheartening, time-wasting and even potentially damaging to your home. Whether you’ve suffered an interior design fail yourself – or you’ve just seen enough funny DIY fails to scare you away from trying – there is still hope. We’ve rounded up 10 of the most common DIY mistakes – and tips to help you avoid them.



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