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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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289 Comments

  1. Home is a place where one gets peace of mind and comfort after a long working day. ..

    Interior Painting on July 22, 2013 at 4:42 am
  2. ..With hardwood floors, if you are tired of the color, you can sand and refinish them several times…

    teragren bamboo on August 27, 2013 at 5:15 am
  3. Wow! What a dream come true! Congratulations!

    Susan Huggett on September 8, 2013 at 3:50 am
  4. I have been entering ever day other then days that I have not felt so good at times living in chronic pain like I do but make the best of it but everytime I enter I get very happy cause this would mean everything to my family me and the family have never took a vacation sense we married 20 years ago and now I am disabled I won't ever have the chance to enjoy sommething so nice but I wish every one luck tommorow is the big day that I have been dreamin of all these months godbless to all who are making this happen for one lucky family

    scott finger on September 12, 2013 at 6:37 pm
  5. Can't wait to heat about your new project. Love your pictures and your blog!

    ba?ak?ehir temizlik on September 28, 2013 at 12:16 pm
  6. .Many houses have several large rooms with specialized functions and several very small rooms for other various reasons….

    exotic wood flooring on October 2, 2013 at 2:25 am
  7. Great post !

    Corey Sanchez on October 2, 2013 at 5:19 am
  8. Congratulations Turner family! How are you enjoying your Dream Home? Everything you expected it to be? ENJOY!!

    Kellie on January 7, 2014 at 7:15 pm
  9. Congratulations!

    May all of Yahweh / God's Greatest Blessings be yours.

    Pray for, what's left of, OUR America. If you don't believe in prayer, pray that you are right. Thanks

    Dorothy on February 22, 2014 at 5:52 pm
  10. yesssss Congratulations….I know you well enjoy your new home, I hope you and your family enjoy this home for many, many yearssss

    Consuelo Maldonado on March 12, 2014 at 10:24 pm

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