August 12, 2013 12:00 PM

>The first ladies of home-improvement TV are rolling up their sleeves


Kitchen Crashers, DIY Network

The DIY Network star’s passion for design projects started at an early age. “Even at age 7, I was always moving things around my house,” says Victoria, 32. “Before I knew it I was pulling up the carpet and painting all the furniture.” But the interior designer, who demolishes and rebuilds bad kitchens on her series, says she wasn’t always confident on-camera. “The first day on the show, I was so nervous I felt like throwing up!”

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