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Meet the Winner of Blog Cabin 2012

Blog Cabin 2012 Giveaway Winner Josephine TurnerClockwise from top:Josephine and David Turner, a Turner family vacation, Blog Cabin 2012.

Josephine Turner is the proud winner of the Blog Cabin 2012 Giveaway. Her winning entry was received via HGTVRemodels.com on September 26, 2012.

This proud Butler, Ky., native and her husband, David, have been married 49 years and are the proud parents of four children. Ten adorable grandchildren range in age from 2 to 25. “They are truly the joy of my life,” she says.

Josephine, who has participated in the Blog Cabin Giveaway for the past four years, entered the 2012 sweepstakes twice a day, almost every day, throughout the giveaway entry period. She was attracted not only by the home’s location (“Maine is a lot like Kentucky. It’s a beautiful, wooded hilly area,” she says), but the home’s rustic-chic interior design. Her favorite room? The kitchen.

“My head was still spinning,” says Josephine, when recalling the moments immediately following the phone call from DIY Network. “It sounded almost too good to be true. It’s so much to wrap my head around, that I actually won this wonderful gift.”

Josephine has received nothing but support and congrats from her closest friends and family. “They’ve said, ‘It couldn’t have happened to a nicer person.’ And to me, that’s a wonderful compliment.”

Her advice for other Blog Cabin enthusiasts? “Keep entering, keep entering,” she says. “The day you skip is the day you might have won.”

  • Posted at 2:03 pm on October 10, 2012
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288 Comments

  1. Congratulation Josephine and enjoy your Blessing be thankful for it everyday.:)

    Happyforya on March 14, 2013 at 11:58 pm
  2. Its up for sale if anyone wants… Guess she didn't like it.

    Fred Jenkins on April 5, 2013 at 4:21 pm
  3. That cabin is simply adorable. The roof and the facade evokes a classic relaxing place for a family.

    Kathrine Lundblad on April 15, 2013 at 2:07 am
  4. The BC 2012 will be having an open house on
    Sunday April 21, 2013 from 12AM to 2PM
    Outstanding Saltwater Farm on Dutch neck Road in Waldoboro completely renovated with the finest material available to the market. The DIY network in conjunction with Knickerbocker builders has spent many hours renovating this lovely home. Open House Time Comments: noon to 2pm
    for all those in the area that would like to see it….

    home_girl on April 20, 2013 at 11:54 am
  5. So nice post. I am agree with you.

    walk in tubs on April 28, 2013 at 2:31 pm
  6. I am sure you will create memories to last a life time and plus with all those grandchildren.Carpet tiles

    justin on April 28, 2013 at 4:29 pm
  7. Outstanding Blog.

    minnesota cabins on April 28, 2013 at 11:36 pm
  8. Congrats on your new vacation home !!!!!

    Babs on May 20, 2013 at 8:33 pm
  9. congratulations !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ebony on May 22, 2013 at 11:28 am
  10. I see that this house is now on the market. I live in Maine and would love to buy it but feel the asking price is a little too high for number of BRs – hopefully they can bring the price down a lot. Love the house!

    family from Maine :) on June 6, 2013 at 5:33 pm

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Blog Cabin is the groundbreaking multimedia experience based on a very simple idea: You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It! This truly interactive series asks Internet users to vote on the design features for a real vacation getaway. Expert hosts from DIY Network series will be on hand to rebuild the 1920s lakeside house that will become a luxurious home for a lucky sweepstakes winner. Plus, a one-hour Blog Cabin special, hosted by tool expert Chris Grundy, will highlight the incredible transformation.
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