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22 Signs The DIY Lifestyle Just Isn't For You

We can't all be Martha.

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4. Every time you try to cook, you either end up with a disaster...

Somehow this isn't what the recipe image looked like.

5. ...or an actual kitchen fire.

7. You tried knitting, but neither your hands nor the tools were doing what they're SUPPOSED to do.

ISN'T THIS MEANT TO BE RELAXING?

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8. You're often too impatient to give the necessary attention to detail.

When it comes to recreating cakes from Pinterest, it's the effort that counts! #PinterestFail

Jam with Jamie@jamwithjamie

When it comes to recreating cakes from Pinterest, it's the effort that counts! #PinterestFail

5:33 PM - 21 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. And sometimes you're not the best at following directions, so you wing it more than you should.

11. Where you've tried to add whimsy, you've left a trail of nightmares.

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12. The finished product maaaaybe tastes good, but it still looks terrifying.

13. So when your friends suggest a dinner party or potluck, you know you'll be bringing something store-bought.

YOU'RE WELCOME.

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15. You dabbled in urban gardening (homegrown basil!) but the plants wilted in a matter of weeks.

Oh right. Water.

18. And you suspect that you shouldn't be trusted with the more advanced tools.

IF I BURN MYSELF WITH THIS HOT GLUE GUN ONE MORE TIME DAMNIT

Lauren Yeatts@officeryeatts_

IF I BURN MYSELF WITH THIS HOT GLUE GUN ONE MORE TIME DAMNIT

11:04 PM - 25 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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19. You go through phases of picking up new and different hobbies.

Time to learn how to pickle!

20. But this also means that abandoned projects are hidden around your apartment, evidence of your failure.

Like all of those unraveling squares that were one day going to be scarves. Or something.

22. But hey, it doesn't mean you can't have fun trying.

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