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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. I love yard! Out of all the items you could save and reuse I think the trees are the most important. Too many times during remolding projects the trees are cut down and hauled away; leaving another poor mark on the environment. The old birdbath is a super cute addition right next to the large tree, too.

    Shelly on July 25, 2013 at 4:42 pm
  2. I’m curious. Wonder why the swing was placed on the master bedroom porch facing a wall instead of the living room corner of the porch with a view of the water?

    pinevalley on July 25, 2013 at 4:57 pm
    • I call that swing the "view to nowhere". The voters, me included, voted on the swing. We didn't realize it would face – uh – nothing.
      The swing belongs on the water-facing porch and a chair or so belongs on the MBR porch. It makes it look like an entry-way which it is not. I think some "voting" wires must have gotten crossed on us here. I've looked at the MBR porch with our swing and decided there is no way to correct it. The swing must be moved to the water-facing porch or to a stand-alone swing support out in the yard.
      I'm glad you brought this up, so I'm not the only one looking at it and thinking – that's just wrong.

      Wind Chime Girl on July 26, 2013 at 12:20 am
    • I noticed it too–it cracked me up ! Maybe they were too exhausted to change it….o.0

      LLColeman on July 26, 2013 at 1:43 am
    • WCG and pinevalley you are so right! The swing there was a voters choice so I guess they felt they had to respect it. I think if I won I would move the swing to under the grape vine pergola, or even better have a roof added at the end of the dock and put the swing out there. How sweet it would be to sit and swing close to the water!<3<3<3:D

      SID on July 26, 2013 at 12:36 pm
    • You know, if this cozy, intimate little porch were not street-side and especially not drive-way side, that would be different. It might be a little weird to swing on your private porch with your first cup, still in your P.J.'s – and face the driveway . . . I'm just saying. Oh, well, it's fixable.
      Yes SID! The dock or grape vine area are two good spots.

      Wind Chime Girl on July 26, 2013 at 1:17 pm
  3. The dining room table is really unique and lovely!

    Mary D on July 25, 2013 at 5:09 pm
  4. I am really liking the kitchen island/bar. It seamlessly combines the aesthetics of today (a beautiful typhoon -green granite top) with the rich history of yesterday ( reclaimed studs and corner posts).

    Daniel Merkel on July 25, 2013 at 5:59 pm
  5. I absolutely LOVE the pier !!

    Ashley Meyer on July 25, 2013 at 6:23 pm
  6. I LOVE the master bed!… shutters- white washed for headboard.. upcycled drawers with wooden shingle headers and amazing drawer pulls… the master bedroom won my heart!! so unique… love this blog cabin!
    Cathy B*****y
    palmbreezelife at yahoodotcom

    Cathy B*****y on July 25, 2013 at 6:28 pm
  7. I like the under bed storage with the handles from the doors.

    Sheri on July 25, 2013 at 7:08 pm
  8. I LOVE the kitchen table-using the original house posts! Genius idea.

    Deborah on July 25, 2013 at 7:11 pm
  9. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…..LOVE it!!! I really like the jars hanging on the wall..great idea! I also really like the Beverage Chiller and who doesn't love that door. I like the way you used salt water to distress. Fabuluos!!! Ok, I know you said pick just one of my favorites so I will have to say the jars on the wall. DIY …is the BEST!!!

    Shari on July 25, 2013 at 7:48 pm
  10. I love like the ceiling

    Catherine may on July 25, 2013 at 8:26 pm



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