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The Giveaway Entry Period is Over

Blog Cabin 2013 Giveaway Entry Period Over

It’s been an exciting ride, yes? Thank you so much for entering the Blog Cabin 2013 Giveaway. The grand-prize package, worth almost $500,000, includes a beautifully restored cottage located along North Carolina’s stunning Crystal Coast.

Very soon, we will randomly select the winner of the giveaway. The big announcement (the winner’s name and photo and how many times he or she entered the sweepstakes) will be posted on or around October 11, 2013. Then, just a few days later, we plan to unveil the location of our 2014 home. Stay glued to your computer — lots of details are TK in the coming weeks!

Good luck to each and every person who entered.

  • Posted at 5:00 pm on September 9, 2013
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251 Comments

  1. winning this cottage would change our lives. my dream has always been to live by the sea, now as a retired school teacher, finances is impossible. Only a dream answered is my only Hope. H0w I would love to feel my days outside painting the ocean and the beautiful surroundings of nature. Love your shows, your videos, and magazine. Spend most of my day looking at these.

    Rachel Suba on September 16, 2013 at 1:14 pm
    • Well, three teachers have won the Sweeps (Blog Cabin, Green Home and Smart Home) so best wishes to you!

      Lea81194 on September 22, 2013 at 11:04 pm
  2. Can you tell me why I can't find Rehab Addict on HGTV anymore? This is absolutely my favorite program and is really the only reason that I watch HGTV.

    Judy on September 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm
    • It is on DIY channel #111 on Dish Network, if you have that. It is usually real close in time to Mike Holmes' Make it Right, or Holmes Inspection.

      Builder on September 16, 2013 at 3:10 pm
  3. I've been entering this just about everyday with the hopes of winning this incredible home. I could be closer to my youngest son who now lives near Raleigh. What a great place to spend my retirement and also to paint the N. Carolina coast and be active in the art scene there and it's history.

    Good luck to all who entered

    Artist151 on September 16, 2013 at 2:46 pm
  4. What a gorgeous picture of the home of our dreams! It looks so inviting with a big warm welcome to all!! Kudos to DIY and sponsors who made this possible. As a newbie with blogging, I've enjoyed the experience of voting and reading all of my blogger friends' dreams, wishes, creative responses and most of all the love for this home. I am proud of the fact that I voted on daily basis and had fun and at times emotionally touched with the everyday blogs.
    Hopefully, it will be a B/C 2013 blogger who achieves this dream!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3

    donna white on September 16, 2013 at 4:48 pm
  5. It's my 5th year entering, come on lady luck. I say my prayers every night. Good luck to everyone :-) It sure looks like a nice quite little town. Perfect setting to retire…….and with my little pup and fam……
    <3;)

    Michele on September 16, 2013 at 5:01 pm
    • my first year of entering even knowing about Blog Cabin and then entering! It has been fun.

      Holidaygal on September 16, 2013 at 6:28 pm
    • lady luck is a good thing ! :)

      kdiver64 on September 16, 2013 at 7:18 pm
  6. Missing the live cam… I truly hope that the winner of blog cabin 2013 will be able to live in this wonderful location and make it their home! “Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant.”
    ? Tony Robbins

    Holidaygal on September 16, 2013 at 6:35 pm
  7. I've been telling my boys, Dylan & Banjo (puppy dogs), about this great new home I'm hoping we will be moving to soon. I've explained how much easier it will be on me for them to go out and in whenever they desire. I can't wait to show them the ocean and give them a much larger area to run then they have now in my small back yard. I've one more week to dream and then either the dream will come true or I'll have to start looking for a new one. :D

    Moving2theCoast on September 16, 2013 at 8:24 pm
    • that is certainly what i keep telling riley and benji:):) good luck to you…we are all hoping for our little pups…and parrot in my case…

      twoTERRIERs on September 16, 2013 at 9:02 pm
    • Y'all are so fun! I also keep telling Val, Atticus, Lily, Maya (our chihuahuas), Lizzie (English Bulldog), and Buddy (Amazon Parrot) about the Cabin! I'd have to build a kennel! Luck and Blessings to y'all! It's been great!

      bwj70 on September 16, 2013 at 10:45 pm
  8. Thank you DIY for this beautiful picture of our Blog Cabin! I've so enjoyed every day visits to Core Sound and endulged myself with daydreams that I'm certain all of us "Bloggies" have alllowed ourselves! Loved it all! Love y'all! Hold on to your dreams!

    bwj70 on September 16, 2013 at 10:34 pm
  9. So in withdrawal! Loved every minute spent (and a few "stolen" moments too). Dreaming BIG! Thanks for the fun y'all! Best of luck!

    bwj70 on September 16, 2013 at 10:59 pm
  10. I BELIEVE I AM THE ONE TO GET THE CALL
    I BELIEVE IN THE EXCITEMENT OF IT ALL
    I BELIEVE THIS TIME IS MEANT FOR ME
    I BELIEVE THIS IS NOT A DREAM
    I BELIEVE, I BELIEVE, I BELIEVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    <3<3<3<3<3<3<3

    conardj on September 17, 2013 at 11:35 am

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Blog Cabin is the groundbreaking multimedia experience based on a very simple idea: You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It! This truly interactive series asks Internet users to vote on the design features for a real vacation getaway. Expert hosts from DIY Network series will be on hand to rebuild the 1920s lakeside house that will become a luxurious home for a lucky sweepstakes winner. Plus, a one-hour Blog Cabin special, hosted by tool expert Chris Grundy, will highlight the incredible transformation.
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