In order to achieve the "family-friendly" living room that these homeowners wanted, the Trading Spaces designers decided to glue straw on the walls. Because nothing says "family fun" quite like straw does.
Trading Spaces designer Hildi Santo-Tomas is one of the worst offenders of home makeover disasters (which is why a majority of this list is composed of Trading Spaces fails). During one makeover, she decided that the owners needed to remember her genius forever, so she left them with a mosaic of herself. Classy.
6. Pattern Explosion!
If you want a visual definition of the word "clash," watch this clip of a home makeover gone bananas.
Most sane people wouldn't actually want to sleep in a room that looks like something out of the Jungle Cruise ride at Disneyland, but for some reason these homeowners actually liked their home makeover. So good job, design team...I guess.
One particularly terrifying Trading Spaces makeover looked like something right out of a horror film. The entire kitchen was painted blood-red and a weird, murder-y tarp hung on the wall. There was also a coffin spice rack. Charming.
She wants absolutely nothing to do with this madness, and we don't blame her. But in all fairness, any homeowners that went on Trading Spaces should've known they had a 50/50 chance of getting an outrageous home makeover.