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“Questions I Have For The Man Who Built My House”: Woman Creates A Viral Series Showcasing The Bizarre Decisions Made When Building Her House

"Questions I Have For The Man Who Built My House": Woman Creates A Viral Series Showcasing The Bizarre Decisions Made When Building Her House

The closer you look, the weirder things get. And yes, that applies to buildings, too! When you actually take the time to look at your home—and we mean really LOOK at it—you might start to notice some incredibly bizarre design and building decisions. Suddenly, a ton of things stop making sense. Like why the roof of your house is curved. Or why this particular light switch turns on a lamp that’s way over there. Or why your outside terrace is made from the least weather-resistant materials (perhaps in the Universe).

These are all questions that digital influencer, lifestyle blogger, and prop stylist Joanna Hawley-McBride, aka Jojotastic, asks in her wonderfully weird and lightheartedly satirical TikTok video series, ‘Questions I have for the man who built my house.’ It’s a real treat for homeowners (both actual and prospective), architects, builders, and fans of designs, and we’re sharing Joanna’s videos with you today, dear Pandas.

Congratulations, you’ve taken your first step down the rabbit hole and out of the Matrix, and odds are that you’ll start noticing a bunch of quirks about your own home now, too. It’s good to have these questions because you develop your sense of taste and you start noticing bizarre and unusual decisions. And it’s a lot of fun giggling and trying to imagine what went through a builder’s head. Scroll down for Jojotastic’s funny and insightful TikToks (the link to each video is right underneath each pic), and let us know what you thought of them in the comments.

Bored Panda reached out to Joanna and she was kind enough to tell us all about her video series, moving to the remote cabin, and how she feels about having such a massive following. “Sometimes it blows my mind that I have such a large audience, especially because I’m just a woman in the woods with fancy chickens and satellite internet posting satirical videos of my house on the internet!” she quipped. Meanwhile, Ariane Sherine, the editor at ‘These Three Rooms,’ answered Bored Panda’s questions about why builders make decisions that might feel illogical and how to embrace homes being imperfect. Read on for our full interviews with Joanna and Ariane, Pandas!

More info: TikTok | Pinterest | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Jojotastic.com

In 2020, Joanna moved to a remote cabin in the mountains outside of Seattle

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She then started the renovation process of turning it into a quirky dream house

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Image credits: jojotastic

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Joanna has been sharing the adventures of renovating and decorating her house on her social media accounts

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Image credits: jojotastic

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However, she noticed some interesting details about the remote cabin that didn’t make much sense and she decided to share them with her followers

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“Questions I have for the man who built my house” is now a viral series on her TikTok channel

 

@jojotastic.blog The guy literally lives the next street over 👀 #homeownership #buyahousetheysaid #cabinlife #electricalwork #justwhyyyyyy #decortok ♬ Sneaky Snitch – Kevin MacLeod