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Meet Frank Fontana from HGTV and win his book Dirty Little Secrets of Design

Screen Shot 2014-04-23 at 9.14.01 PMFrank Fontana knows design. He’s the host of HGTV’s Design on a Dime and the WGN 720 radio show The Design Dude with Frank Fontana. He can also be seen regularly on network TV sharing his DIY tips.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Frank yesterday about his book Frank Fontana’s Dirty Little Secrets of Design which helps people create high-style design on a budget. He also shared a few projects that he’s working including Project Home and a new book he’s got in the works…we can’t  wait for that one.

You can read the interview here: Frank Fontana’s Dirty Little Secrets of Design and win a copy of the book from Squidoo by sharing your own design projects.

Here’s how. First, get inspired by Frank, he’s got great tips all over the web.

Then create a lens (webpage) about your own “secrets of design”. Do you upcycle? Love pink paint? Have a flair for hanging curtains? Love using a specific tool?

Share your own simple DIY project with Squidoo. You can use any lens format including the how-toproduct review or traditional format. Be creative and have fun.

e-mail your finished lens to me at with DIY in the subject line and we’ll pick one lucky person to win Frank’s book. We’ll also share all of the DIY lenses right here on SquidooHQ. Deadline for lenses is Friday May 2nd.

Good luck!

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Bonnie Diczhazy is the Editor-in-Chief of the SquidooHQ Blog. Send her a Tweet at @bdkz.

  • RenaissanceWoman2010

    Now I’m feeling especially inspired. What a great opportunity. Would love to win that book says the “Do or Di” DIY gal. :-)

  • MarcellaCarlton

    What fun!

  • katiesnow


  • DeniseMcGill


  • River_Rose


  • teriann

    So love HGTV and this looks like a good one.

  • Snakesmum

    Not good with design, but strangely, really enjoy concreting. Too bad there is not much design work in that!

  • flinnie

    Hi I love HGTV, love that show.

  • TableTalk

    Great Show!

  • cercis70

    I have just the project in mind!

  • sheilamarie

    Perfect timing for spring projects!

  • StephenJParkin

    Never seen the program (I live in Canada) so we have Holmes on Homes and Debbie Travis! However I love the ideas.

  • d-artist

    That’s cool! love to have the book, or better yet have Frank come over and redo some space ;-)

  • bensen32

    I’m not much of a home designer

  • veryirie

    What a wonderful opportunity!!! Thank you!!!

  • TwoDogHouse

    I’m hooked on House Hunters on HGTV….I’ll be looking for the Design Dude

  • ndou-rabelani


  • kute2110

    Great !

  • jasonmoser

    Love do-it yourself tips

  • shermanmorrison

    Nice! I’m going to read the interview with Frank.

  • Wednesday_Elf

    Perfect project for you RenaissanceWoman2010! :)

  • totalecare

    Sounds Good!

  • tjgurley95

    Nice, Nice!

  • SecuritySignsSolutions

    Awesome! Cheers!

  • JNTRoofing

    Really Great…!

  • conniec123

    I love to watch HGTV, but alas, I don’t get a lot accomplished at home with my project ideas!

  • malco7033


  • MSchindel

    Great opportunity, and I’d love to get Frank’s book (one way or another!). :)

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