The 11 Funniest Fails That Left DIYers Guessing

From painting yourself well and truly into a corner to finding yourself at the bottom of a staircase that you've just pulled down, we have a host of the funniest DIY fails that left people asking how they got themselves into that situation in the first place.

The Funniest Fails That Left DIYers Guessing

There are countless ways home improvement projects can go wrong. Sometimes it's nothing more than an inconvenience or a little mess to clean up. Other times you might find yourself stuck on a roof, trapped in a bathroom or worse! Check out these goofs and you might save yourself from a similar fate.

1. The Eye of the Beholder
1. The Eye of the Beholder

I was remodeling my daughter's second-floor bedroom and had all the demo work done.

I was ready to start the next phase when I saw daylight coming up through a hole in the floorboard. But that didn't make any sense.

How could there be light between the ceiling downstairs and the floor upstairs?

So I got down on my hands and knees and peered through the little hole—and saw an eyeball looking right back at me! I almost had a heart attack right there.

When I screwed up enough courage to take a second look, I realised that a piece of broken mirror had lodged itself in a knothole. I'd nearly frightened myself to death by staring at my own eyeball!

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