Curiosity actually can kill your cat. And an old dog's new tricks may leave messes around your kitchen. So how do you make this hard-working space friendly for both four and two-legged occupants?
How many square feet do you really need to feel comfortable in your home? It's a question we thought about frequently at this year's International Builders' Show, especially after we toured the various show homes that were on display.
As a host and lead designer on HGTV's "Design on a Dime," Frank Fontana helps make homes look like a million bucks while working with $1,000 budgets. While "Design on a Dime" and other programs of its ilk are extremely popular, you'll need to take diligent notes while watching to remember all the home-design tips.