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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. Congratulations to you and your family. Your grandchildren will be able to have a childhood filled with adventures by the beach – what a wonderful gift you are giving them all!

    Julia Hathaway on October 24, 2012 at 3:44 pm
  2. Josephine, Congratulations on your BIG win! I am very happy for you and your family! Praise God!

    CarlaB on October 24, 2012 at 4:22 pm
  3. Blessings and Blessings! :)

    Michele Bernier on October 24, 2012 at 7:50 pm
  4. Congratulations Turner Family!!! You are gonna love it! Very happy for you and your family.

    Diane on October 24, 2012 at 8:24 pm
  5. Congratulations to you both! It is such a beautiful home!!! WOW! ENJOY it!!! :)

    Antoinette on October 24, 2012 at 8:37 pm
  6. Congratulations Josephine!

    dreamn_again on October 24, 2012 at 11:01 pm
  7. Turner family, please enjoy your good fortune and the beautiful place in Maine ! Congratulations.

    LLColeman on October 25, 2012 at 3:54 am
  8. Congratulations!

    April on October 25, 2012 at 7:40 am
  9. congrats

    victor garcia on October 25, 2012 at 7:44 am
  10. Congrats Josephine & family!
    What a beautiful family!
    I see many happy times & memories being made at this home! God Bless, enjoy!^_^

    ruffybc on October 25, 2012 at 8:04 am

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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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