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Jul 19

Gimme Gimme Giveaway: Win a Wooden Coaster Set

Blog Cabin 2013 Gimme Gimme Giveaway Wooden Coaster Set
We are proud to announce the first in our series of Gimme Gimme Giveaways. Through the summer we will be giving away treasured items left behind at Blog Cabin 2013 after episode filming wrapped.

The first item up for grabs? We will give away a wooden coaster set, handcrafted by Blog Cabin 2013 project manager Dylan Eastman. Dylan fashioned the set of six coasters from the home’s original corner posts. To learn more about this project and get Dylan’s handy step-by-step instructions, please visit the Made+Remade blog.

To enter for a chance to win the coaster set, take the virtual home tour, examine each space and then tell us, via a comment posted below, which Blog Cabin 2013 reclaimed or upcycled furnishing or decorative accessory you like best.

You have from July 19, 2013, at 9 a.m. ET until Friday, July 26, 2013,  at 5 p.m. ET to post your comment and thereby enter for a chance to win this one-of-a-kind coaster set. On Monday, July 29, 2013, we will randomly select the winner of this coaster giveaway and post the winner in the blog on or around July 30, 2013.

See Official Rules.

Stay tuned for our next Gimme Gimme Giveaway, which begins August 9, 2013. We will be giving away bedding from Blog Cabin 2013.

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  1. There are so many items in this BC that make me smile. I've made comments about this and that and it's here! My DH hasn't stopped hearing about the barn door treatments I wouldn't mind having in our home. What's REALLY shocking is to see our decorative tile (not yet installed) being used in the master bathroom as an accent tile. The child's makeup dresser cut apart as night stands on either side of the kingsize bed. We HAD to this when I was a teen because …. it was in an accident while donating it for a hs musical production. __The chefarobe (sp?) being turned into a refrigeration bar station. We had one of these, too. The old window frames being used to highlight the history of the home & area. I LOVE how the mantel is hiding the tv. Does this mean the antique clock has to be moved?

    Trish on July 19, 2013 at 11:08 am
    • I think the T.V. is raised in front of the clock by remote control magic, having been housed out of sight inside the upper fireplace. Too cool!

      AnneEliseSouth on July 19, 2013 at 3:09 pm
  2. Difficult choice, but I think perhaps the dining room table. The lighted glass display top is so unique, and I would love to be the recipient of the message in the bottle left behind by Chris and Alison for the lucky cabin winner.:p

    SID on July 19, 2013 at 11:17 am
  3. The coffee table in the great room is a great piece of history from the original home. The glass top allows you to see all the details of this foundation stump. Nice touch!

    rwolken on July 19, 2013 at 11:21 am
    • well that's my favorite thing from the blog cabin 2013

      jimmy on July 20, 2013 at 3:25 pm
  4. I too will have to say the "fireplace surround", for it was a focal point in the original cottage and will be in this one too!
    You may of changed it's a little and took some of it's character away; but you gave it new life, and now it sit proudly in the cottage once again!
    I am sure the old owners would be happy to see it once again gracing the new home!

    home_girl on July 19, 2013 at 11:26 am
  5. Hooray !! Surely a bloggie will win this! Thanks to Dylan for making so many treasures and sharing his skills!


    Laurie_March on July 19, 2013 at 11:45 am
    • Hi Laurie, thanks for hanging out with us, it makes us feed special.

      Wind Chime Girl on July 19, 2013 at 11:53 am
    • I'm laughing until I'm crying, it makes us "feed" special? I suppose you all knew what I meant.
      OMG, please don't think I'm that dumb.
      Don't anyone respond to this. I "feed" too stupid for words.

      Wind Chime Girl on July 22, 2013 at 10:38 pm
    • Hhaaaaaaaa, we better not hold our breath.;) that is a simple project, which I will attempt. I have a bigger project planned for the black walnut tree. A rustic bench and a table. Have a great weekend !! B)B)
      Dylan certainly has many talents!!!;)

      MaryPA on July 20, 2013 at 2:21 pm
  6. sitting on the porch and looking at the fabulous scene, wow!!!!!!!!!!

    lynniee54 on July 19, 2013 at 11:51 am
  7. to all the crashers, GREAT JOB

    lynniee54 on July 19, 2013 at 11:52 am
  8. The downside of upcycling, recycling and renovating in this heart-stealing Blog Cabin is choosing just one favorite item, but in the end, based on form and function, I'll go with the home's original mantel, which, cleaned and painted, houses not only a ventless gas fireplace for winter warmth and anytime ambiance but a most ingenious flat-screen TV housed inside, ready to lift for viewing at the touch of a remote button.

    I have to add — Terri's favorite reclaimed piece? It goes without saying, would be the artfully crafted coffee table sourced from the home's cedar tree roots foundation and an oak tree stump. She just has a thing for trees I guess….

    DBCoop on July 19, 2013 at 12:08 pm
    • Terri has very good taste, the coffee table is my favorite recycled item in the cabin; but I think she may like the stump for a completely different reason than me. lol :)

      Eugenia27 on July 20, 2013 at 1:05 pm
    • LOL, I'm sure you're right about that, Eugenia. Terri's interest is bound to be for less "artistic" reasons!

      DBCoop on July 20, 2013 at 10:42 pm
  9. Everything! I love the sunroom's ceiling!! Just beautiful.

    Tonya on July 19, 2013 at 12:27 pm
  10. I will say the door knockers as drawer pulls. I cannot imagine something that was historically significant to the family could be thrown out. Good save and use!

    MarleneD on July 19, 2013 at 12:48 pm



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