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'Fixer Upper' star Joanna Gaines announces she's got designs on a new book

Joanna Gaines is the co-star (with husband Chip) of HGTV's huge hit "Fixer Upper," but we have to wonder if a little one-upper'ing is going on in their household.

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Joanna Gaines on "Fixer Upper."

That's because while we all know Chip is coming out with his own memoir in October, "Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff," we've just now learned that Joanna is also working on a new book!

Of course, any book rivalry is done with love, and Joanna's doesn't appear to be a memoir anyway. As she noted in an Instagram post on Wednesday, it looks to be a book about great design, and based on the photo, it should include at least one picture of a grandfather clock.

She also posted a short video of herself arranging a plant for a photo that will probably appear in the book, and getting a little frustrated in the process:

This is what getting the perfect shot really looks like... #designbook

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Chip, 42, and Joanna, 39, collaborated on a previous book, "The Magnolia Story" in 2016. As of now, Joanna's book doesn't seem to have a title.

The pair have done amazingly well, considering they're parents to four children, host a TV show and are able to squeeze in book writing. But as they told People magazine earlier this year, "hard work" is the secret ingredient to their marriage.

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Chip and Joanna Gaines: taking over homes, TV and now books!

"Marriage requires effort and time and talking and connecting," Joanna said then. "You have to maintain it."

Amen to that!

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