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Interior disasters you should never repeat

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Interior design can be such a serious matter, hence, there are professional designers out there who can stop you making big mistakes.

However, just for today we thought it might be fun to take a look at some of the worst home design schemes that we've ever seen. We know it's a bit mean but, behind the laughter and shocked awe, there's a valid reason for highlighting these outrageous disasters. If you know what not to do, you'll find it far easier to get everything right.

From a bedroom fit for a princess through to a bathroom that will give you a migraine, we've got it all here so buckle up, things are about to get bumpy…

1. Maroon cupboards and beige wall tiles

Modern kitchen by homify Modern Plywood

Now, that's a kitchen colour scheme you don't see very often, thank goodness!

2. Good grief

Prince Charming would definitely turn around and ride off in the other direction if he saw this bed coming.

3. Apocalyptic vision

A wall mural can look nice but this apocalyptic look doesn't do it for us.

4. Is that a padded satin wall?

And is it brown? What on earth were they thinking?!

5. Gold overload

Who could get to sleep in here?

6. Purple and green should never be seen

Modern walls & floors by Abdul Bros Modern

We've always said that bile green and purple don't get used together enough. Oh wait, no we haven't and you can see why!

7. Hello, 1982

modern  by homify, Modern

Ermm, the 1980s called and it wants its ridiculous ceiling art back.

8. Is that a fully built-in bedroom unit?

Why on earth did these ever go out of style? Oh hang on, we meant to say why were these ever in style?!

9. Oh, come on!

Master Bedroom 3 Modern style bedroom by homify Modern

Pick a style and stick with it. You can't have every pattern under the sun in one room.

10. At least they tried

We see what they were trying to do here but it's all a bit much, especially with the bizarre angles.

11. Yellow and brown/grey

Modular kitchen design Asian style kitchen by homify Asian

Really? Guys, one or the other, please!

12. Our eyes!

Modern bathroom by Nuvo Designs Modern Stone

There are just far too many patterned surfaces in here and we can't focus on one.

13. Nightmarish owls

If the colour scheme wasn't bad enough, just look at that awful peering owls motif. That would keep you awake at night!

14. Well, someone has a Pinterest account

A case of DIY flower arranging gone wrong.

15. A spectacular fail

Corian engraving Kitchen Modern kitchen by Shape Interiors Modern Plywood

All the dark colours, lots of tacky decals and a fridge in the wrong colour.

16. A little sleazy

This mix of patterns and textures come together to look more sleazy than classy.

17. What a weird, empty, cold room​

18. Oh, hello

Modern living room by homify Modern

Won't you come into our dead animal room?

19. And we thought the last rug was bad

Living Room Modern living room by Mind Studio Modern

Is this actually just a poor animal that's been squashed under an ottoman?

20. Who will ever sit on these chairs?

Classic style corridor, hallway and stairs by homify Classic Wood Wood effect

Imagine how awkward that conversation would be. They also look phenomenally uncomfortable!

21. Blue velvet and chains

That's a bold design statement, but one the client loved so much they extended it out into the living room!

22. Tiny people, big ideas

What's with these weird tiny people at the bottom of the stairs? Oh, and that sad single picture? What a drab way to try and spice up a blank space.

23. Not today, thanks

The saying is go big or go home but we think this designer should have just gone home instead.

24. "Hey kids, what shall we do on the living room wall?

What? A huge scary owl? You got it!

If these made you giggle and resolve to keep a closer eye on your design styles, take a look at this Ideabook: 25 biggest decorating mistakes and solutions.

Which of these was your personal favourite? 
Whitton Drive by GK Architects Ltd Modern

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