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Jul 12

On the Eve of the Virtual Home Tour

Happy Friday, folks!

We launch the virtual home tour on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Excited? I think you will be stunned by the images and exclusive video we’ve captured.

In the meantime, I thought you’d enjoy a special treat: a second cinemagraph from visual designer Jason Kisner. Yes, the home has an outdoor shower — your vote! — and it’s clad in the home’s original shingles! How cool is that?

Also, I have some exciting news to share. We will be doing giveaways in this blog throughout the run of the tour and sweeps. The Blog Cabin 2013 Gimme Gimme Giveaway starts next Friday, July 19. First product up for grabs? Coasters handcrafted by project manager Dylan Eastman from the home’s original corner posts! Check the Made+Remade blog for the exclusive how-to (just in case you don’t win them). A rendering of the side yard (giveaway August 23), signed by Yard Crashers host Matt Blashaw, and a cornhole set (giveaway September 9), designed by Blog Cabin show host Chris Grundy, will also be given away.

Keep checking this blog for more details, rules and guidelines. Cheers!

  • Posted at 6:27 pm on July 7, 2013
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292 Comments

  1. Many thanks for the cinemagraph!

    grswla on July 14, 2013 at 6:10 pm
  2. It is so hot here today, I keep coming back to look at that towel moving in the breeze next to the outdoor shower (where I wish I was this very minute!)

    Eugenia27 on July 14, 2013 at 7:13 pm
  3. Hey Mary and all you Bloggers… Good luck to us all. I cant wait for the virtual home tour!!! this little peek of the ocean view out side shower and bench I cant wait to see more.:)

    lisaar on July 14, 2013 at 7:37 pm
  4. dreaming my little dream…

    grace on July 14, 2013 at 7:49 pm
    • or a big one ON A STICK!

      jimmy on July 15, 2013 at 2:40 pm
  5. Gone for a few days and look what happens! A new post. So excited to see the shower and bench! Can't wait for Tuesday!:D

    fanforever on July 14, 2013 at 9:19 pm
  6. Yeah! Virtual tour! Virtual tour! There's just something about all these cabins! :)

    Michelle on July 14, 2013 at 11:30 pm
    • you have to wait for tomorrow for the virtual tour of blog cabin 13! my favorite cabin is the 2012 one .

      jimmy on July 15, 2013 at 2:35 pm
  7. Good morning, Friends!! With the sneak peak, I think we can resume our morning coffee/tea on the dock, or maybe the porch? It's another beautiful day!!

    Tisha

    TishaStanley on July 15, 2013 at 6:26 am
  8. yeah, virtual home tour on Tuesday. how was everyone's weekend, hope it was great

    beachFRONT on July 15, 2013 at 7:49 am
  9. I'm so excited to start entering this newest blog cabin sweepstakes. I always think they can't get any better and yet the DO!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait!!!! :-)

    nanwes on July 15, 2013 at 8:47 am
    • ME TOO!!!

      jimmy on July 15, 2013 at 2:35 pm
  10. The Blog Cabin 2013 Gimme Gimme Giveaway starts this Friday. Good luck, I hope you win!

    memanbepa on July 15, 2013 at 11:00 am

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