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Aug 23

Gimme Gimme Giveaway: West Yard Rendering

Blog Cabin 2013 West Yard Rendering Giveaway

We are proud to announce the third in our series of Gimme Gimme Giveaways. Through the summer we have been giving away treasured items left behind at Blog Cabin 2013 after episode filming wrapped.

The third item up for grabs? We will give away a framed rendering of Blog Cabin’s west yard, signed by Yard Crashers show host Matt Blashaw. See here for tune-in details regarding the Yard Crashers episode of Blog Cabin 2013.

To enter for a chance to win the rendering, take the virtual home tour, and then tell us, via a comment posted below, what your favorite Blog Cabin 2013 landscape feature is and why.
Blog Cabin 2013 West Yard Rendering Giveaway - Matt Blashaw Autograph

You have from August 23, 2013, at 9 a.m. ET until Friday, August 30, 2013, at 5 p.m. ET to post your comment and thereby enter for a chance to win this signed rendering. On Tuesday, September 3, 2013, we will randomly select the winner of this rendering giveaway and post the winner in the blog on or around September 4, 2013.

See Official Rules.

Stay tuned for our next Gimme Gimme Giveaway, which begins on September 9, 2013. We will be giving away a custom-designed cornhole game set, signed by Blog Cabin 2013 show host Chris Grundy.

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  1. OH, how I love the West Yard Rendition
    Exemplifies DIY's Awesome Mission
    A landscape space that I admire
    Cozying up to the pit of fire

    COOLSMILEY on August 30, 2013 at 12:17 pm
  2. My dream is to have a pergola on my side lawn! This one is beautiful and looks inviting as well as relaxing. Great job!

    B. E. Blanco on August 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm
  3. Wow and wow, so many ways to go! The inside and outside equals bliss in every area in this dream home!! Okay pinned down to an area, as mentioned in a previous blog, love the outdoor kitchen and the pergola. After cooking a great meal in the beautiful and very functional kitchen, family, friends and I would head to the pergola for kicking back with the fabulous water views around us and for sure enjoy all the amenities the outside has to offer. Keep the dreams alive blogger friends!

    donna white on August 30, 2013 at 5:30 pm
  4. Even though the pier is my favorite, I think sitting around that wonderful fire pit would be calming to my soul. Great job, Chris, Matt, the Yard Crashers, and DIY!

    MichaelG60 on August 30, 2013 at 11:00 pm
  5. The west side porch is great! The pet door that reads a collar was very thoughtful. How much fun it will be to walk up this path with my dog, after a day on the beach and use the outdoor shower to remove the sand from both of us, remove our towels from the clever towel racks and sat on the bench to dry off! Life would be a vacation everyday at this home! This area was planned well!

    iva/virginia on August 31, 2013 at 12:15 am
  6. Outdoor Kitchen
    because its too hot inside to cook, sometimesB)

    COOLSMILEY on August 31, 2013 at 10:19 am
  7. Dreaming of the Blog Cabin and relaxing there with family and freinds at my favorite landscape area, the outdoor kitchen with such a great grill and kitchen under the pavilion that is so well constructed. The plantings are so beautiful with bright flowers and shrubby under the Pecan trees. Then enjoy a lovely evening sitting in an Adirondack chair around the the cozy fire pit. Thinking how nice this could be to be there next year at Labor Day in our new Home. Wish everyone a peaceful and safe Labor Day. Hope most of you have the day off. I know many have to work keeping us safe and well and many other jobs. Thanks for doing that. my best to all. Nan ;) <3 ;) <3

    Nan on August 31, 2013 at 10:25 am
  8. This cottage is amazing, both inside and outside and the view is spectacular! I love the sea and the beach so for me it's the ultimate place to retire <3

    Edita on August 31, 2013 at 1:50 pm
  9. Totally agree with Edita! The beautiful inside and outside equals the same outside and inside. It would be a
    truly amazing place to retire and to share with family and friends. Good luck!!

    donna white on August 31, 2013 at 4:52 pm
  10. What a wonderful view from the balcony. I like that it is made out of pvc decking and would be low maintenance. It would be a dream to stand on this balcony, looking thru a telescope and viewing dolphins in the water. The chairs make the balcony inviting, along with the tables that hold star fish. The balcony was a great idea!

    iva/virginia on August 31, 2013 at 10:15 pm



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