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After a ten year hiatus, TLC’s Trading Spaces returned on April 7 to record ratings. The unique home design show drew in 2.8 million total viewers, putting it in the number one spot for the evening. With ratings like that, it doesn’t seem that the show needs to start pulling gimmicks, but for its second episode, the designers are stepping aside and letting carpenters Ty Pennington and Carter Oosterhouse take the reigns.

Typically relegated to bringing the designer’s creations to life, Pennington and Oosterhouse have yet to take over the interior planning when it comes to paint color, overall aesthetic, and room theme. As the preview shows, the homeowners don’t seem to have too much faith in Pennington’s design skills, and based on his history, their hesitation may be warranted.

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