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Remember these dire Changing Rooms makeovers? From blow-up chairs to MDF ‘masterpieces’ get ready for the show’s return

CHANGING Rooms is about to make a return to our telly boxes, with the 90s hit moving from BBC to Channel 4.

The first trailers have given fans a glimpse of new host Anna Richardson plus the welcome return of Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, but if the reboot is anything like its predecessor, then we can expect some truly disastrous DIY makeovers along the way too.

Changing Rooms is rumoured to be making a return to our screens

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Changing Rooms is rumoured to be making a return to our screens Credit: BBC
A reboot of the series arrives on Channel 4 this week

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A reboot of the series arrives on Channel 4 this week

Originally hosted by Carol Smillie, the show saw couples receive some truly questionable transformations when it came to their homes.

Whether it was the 90s must-have of the inflatable chair or the iconic hanging teapot shelf – it’s safe to say these were designs we loved to hate.

As we eagerly anticipate the new batch of home makeovers, take a look back at some of the very worst transformations from the show.

MD-FML

This MDF monstrosity certainly made a statement

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This MDF monstrosity certainly made a statement
The room had previously been a pretty standard bedroom

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The room had previously been a pretty standard bedroomCredit: BBC/Endemol

Arabian nightmares

You can't fault the theme, that's for sure

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You can’t fault the theme, that’s for sure

Red or dead

At least the floor could double as a chessboard

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At least the floor could double as a chessboardCredit: BBC
It is certainly a bold transformation from how it previously looked

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It is certainly a bold transformation from how it previously lookedCredit: BBC

Bedder believe it

There is something very uninviting about the metal spikes surrounding the bed

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There is something very uninviting about the metal spikes surrounding the bed
And you have exposed wiring and a butt to boot

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And you have exposed wiring and a butt to boot

Branching out

Because who doesn't want trees dangling from their bedroom ceiling?

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Because who doesn’t want trees dangling from their bedroom ceiling?
The room is complete with some very questionable bedding

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The room is complete with some very questionable bedding

Charlie not

It may have been acceptable in the 90s but it certainly isn't now

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It may have been acceptable in the 90s but it certainly isn’t now

Feeling blue

It's fair to say that Carol Smillie knew a thing or two about colour coordination

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It’s fair to say that Carol Smillie knew a thing or two about colour coordination
And what better way to finish off a living room than with two rubber rings

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And what better way to finish off a living room than with two rubber rings

Beach please

Why bother with a sofa when you have a perfectly good deck chair to hand?

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Why bother with a sofa when you have a perfectly good deck chair to hand?

Cushion the blow

Would you like some sofa with those cushions?

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Would you like some sofa with those cushions?

Shoot that poison arrow

Cupid's bow has landed directly in this couple's bedroom

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Cupid’s bow has landed directly in this couple’s bedroom

Tumbleweed

This western themed room is certainly not the best

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This western themed room is certainly not the bestCredit: BBC
The room appears to have shrunk down from its former size

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The room appears to have shrunk down from its former sizeCredit: BBC

Violet violation

A lifetime of backache faces whoever owns this step-seat monstrosity

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A lifetime of backache faces whoever owns this step-seat monstrosity

Throwing shapes

Thank goodness there's some beer ready for the reveal, that's all I'm saying

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Thank goodness there’s some beer ready for the reveal, that’s all I’m saying

Orange you glad this isn’t yours?

You'd have trouble getting a good night's kip here

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You’d have trouble getting a good night’s kip here

In other DIY news, this proud DIY fanatic has shown off the new “wing” of their house – and it only cost them a couple of quid.

And this woman turns small cupboard in her one-bed flat into a sleeping area for her stepdaughter using B&M & The Range bargains.

Plus this mum revamped her stairs into an incredible waterfall mural after her 11-year-old ruined the carpet and it only cost £21.

Changing Rooms starts on Wednesday, August 18 at 8pm on Channel 4.

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