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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. This is a beautiful outdoor kitchen! I keep thinking if you added Matt coming and doing our backyard project WITH the pic….oh my….I think we'd have an overload of Gimme,Gimme, Gimme lists. Then, Matt could sign his name in the concrete…. Yes, in deed. : )

    Trish on August 23, 2013 at 10:46 am
  2. It just occured to me re-reading the posting from DIY today, they say it's things left behind, however I didn't think that was the case with the bedding, they are leaving a set in the blog cabin aren't they?:)

    nanwes on August 23, 2013 at 10:53 am
    • I questioned the same thing

      Lfinicle on August 24, 2013 at 6:43 pm
    • good morning and afternoon nan…seems very quiet here today….hope you had a wonderful birthday….and see you later…nap time for this "old" lady….

      2TERRIERGILDEDPARROT on August 27, 2013 at 2:47 pm
    • A nice and quiet day thank you. I hope your day is going great. I would love a nap, don't know why, haven't slept straight thru the night for last 3 – 4 nights. I did doze a bit this afternoon.

      nanwes on August 27, 2013 at 3:24 pm
    • I'm sorry I missed your birthday nanwes! Happy belated birthday wishes are being sent your way this minute! ^_^ (I'm sending you all the best kind of wishes….BC….BC…..BC……BC…..) He-hee! Hope it was a great day!

      amberPA on August 27, 2013 at 3:30 pm
    • i guess we all need some R&R today……….or added fuel…..

      2TERRIERGILDEDPARROT on August 27, 2013 at 3:48 pm
  3. Hey Matt, in fact all the yard crashers, we sure could use your help in our 55+ community here in Central Florida. The management company (or someone, not turned over to HOA yet so pretty much bank owned) has fired our landscaping company for the common areas, fear our homesites are next. :|

    nanwes on August 23, 2013 at 10:55 am
  4. I wonder when we're going to hear about the winner of the bedding. Looking at the rules they were to pick a winner by the 20th, I guess there's 3 days for the winner to comply with the regulations of the contest, if not by then or they haven't reached the winner by then I guess there's another winner picked. Or that's how I read it anyway, which tells me we should have some idea as to a winner soon.:)

    nanwes on August 23, 2013 at 11:06 am
  5. Coolsmiley, I don't see you nor any of your wonderful limericks yet today. I certainly hope you are having a really good day, as I do for all of my blogging friends!!!!!:)

    nanwes on August 23, 2013 at 11:08 am
    • Page two
      is your clue

      COOLSMILEY on August 23, 2013 at 2:05 pm
  6. I love it all, the deck upstairs for the great view of the grounds and all that pretty green grass that flows down to the sand on the beach with all the sea grass in between. The trees that shade the yards, the walkways, the cute signs along the way. I just love it all. Now where is the pump to tie it all up together?

    home_girl on August 23, 2013 at 11:26 am
    • Wishin it was in my rain barrel!!

      COOLSMILEY on August 26, 2013 at 11:17 am
  7. Still waiting to hear who the winner of the last drawing is. I know it vacation time and some kids are going back to school so folks are busy, so keep trying; the winner is just waiting to hear from you I am sure.

    home_girl on August 23, 2013 at 11:29 am
  8. Just found the dog bed in the Master !! Don't know how I missed it !! My 15 yr young Shih Tzu, "Navidad"
    will love it, heat and all and more toys too !!! <3<3<3

    luvunature on August 23, 2013 at 11:33 am
  9. That porch is to just die for! I can feel myself sitting out there just taking in the morning sun and watching the earth come to life! Or how about an evening watching the sun go down over that clear blue water? Or maybe a night under the stars?? My imaginings are endless! Love it!

    Sandra Santafede on August 23, 2013 at 11:39 am
  10. SO, here we are with a new thread
    Seems the bedding thread is dead
    A rendering of the porch is grand
    Prefer to have my feet "IN the Sand"
    I pick the Beach Space!

    COOLSMILEY on August 23, 2013 at 12:00 pm
    • :D

      COOLSMILEY on August 23, 2013 at 12:01 pm
    • So happy to see you with your smiley limericks!!! Hope that means that you're feeling better. Life is good, just gotta sometimes wait to realize that!!!:D:*

      nanwes on August 23, 2013 at 2:18 pm
    • Kinda like with the bedding winner announcement you mean??

      COOLSMILEY on August 23, 2013 at 3:22 pm
    • Love the limerick….my toes would be in the water and the sand until the cool temps arrived. Then I think I'd like the sunroom and media room quite a bit. Great views in all of the living spaces. I'm with you, where is that beautiful bedding headed?

      jazzygirl9 on August 23, 2013 at 11:13 pm
    • Haaaa , Haaaa, Haaaaaaa

      Vesna on August 24, 2013 at 1:40 pm



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