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Explore the Blog Cabin 2013 Location

The time has finally arrived: To announce the location of Blog Cabin 2013. Watch our exclusive announcement video, then explore a gallery of gorgeous “before the renovation” photos and the “as is” floor plan. Enjoy!


  • Posted at 9:13 am on October 10, 2012
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1,399 Comments

  1. Great location..our grandson leaves in Craven County and is about 30 mins from the Atlantic Beach area.This would be a great place to stay instead of hotels when we visit.:)

    L.Jordan on January 10, 2013 at 5:52 pm
  2. Love this location. 2.5 hours from home . Atlantic Beach here we come. I would love to see the renovations kept simple and a old timey atmosphere. Big yard for kids to play in, while parents and grandparents are fishing and just relaxing under the huge shade trees. During the afternoons everyone can kick back and watch the sunset by the renovated boat dock. Love it .

    Susan on January 10, 2013 at 8:42 pm
  3. i"m excited to see the view the history and the character that has been its strength since 1895 I can't wait to see how I can participate and what I need to do to enhance an already beautiful place in nature!

    Helen Cizek on January 10, 2013 at 11:48 pm
  4. Agree with previous comments. The original home was charming and brought back memories of childhood. But, what a daily beast it would be to maintain in its original condition. Renovated, it will be a comfort to whoever is fortunate enough to hang their hat inside the door.

    jameyd on January 11, 2013 at 10:55 am
  5. I'm so excited about the beach location and the older cabin. I know you will make it a great beach retreat any family will love!

    Debbie Gustafson on January 11, 2013 at 4:32 pm
  6. Wow!! I think this one will be the best ever…. NC has it all, beaches, mountains, beautiful cities. I would love to live there!

    SSazera on January 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm
  7. Its not far from where i grew up. Actually I grew up in Charleston S.C. where they are working on the Dreamhome giveaway. What I wouldnt give to move HOME!

    crystal green on January 11, 2013 at 9:56 pm
  8. Amazing location……I am in love with the area…..looking forward to all the renos coming our way….and I am sure gonna enter to win it!!!!!

    Janet on January 12, 2013 at 12:36 am
  9. I've been watching the DIY Blog Cabin projects for years, but didn't enter in any of them. This location is SO awesome and the cabin itself is so enchanting, I WANT IN!!!

    PamMy on January 12, 2013 at 12:55 pm
  10. A MUST is a "Down East" Screened in porch…large enough to entertain, have dinner parties and just hang out…the screen porch "MUST" be on the front to enjoy the beauty of Core Sound !!!
    The deck has to be able to have a oyster table, crab picking table and a shrimp boil table…that can be washed off with a water hose for the next " Yummy" food to come right out in front of the house in Core Sound…the owners of the home will live and eat from the sea….They will never be hungry for the best seafood all year round comes from right out front!!!

    Oysterella on January 12, 2013 at 1:49 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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