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The Blog Cabin 2013 Giveaway Winner Drawing

Blog Cabin 2013 Giveaway Winner Drawing

Hi all!

This morning, some folks from DIYNetwork.com gathered at a local Knoxville, TN, fulfillment house to randomly draw the name of the Blog Cabin 2013 Giveaway winner. We received a whopping (and record-breaking) 18,649,549 entries this year. Geesh! You really loved our Atlantic, NC, home!

Stay tuned for more details … and keep your phone handy. We may be calling you sometime soon to share the news that a certain set of house keys is yours for the taking.

  • Posted at 4:54 pm on September 9, 2013
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  1. Yeah, I'm feeling lucky, just waiting for the call or the knock on the door or the UPS/FEDEX delivery to confirm that my feeling is due to being chosen to win this fantastic cabin:p

    Windsmurf on September 25, 2013 at 9:47 am
    • :p:DxD;)^_^<3 Good luck WindSmurf! Starting our 3rd DIY BLOG year, right? At least my 3rd… Kitty

      DwnSoDwnEaster on September 25, 2013 at 2:15 pm
    • Yes Kitty, this is my third Blog Cabin year. My, how the time flies. Well, I am still waiting for the call, knock on the door, UPS/FEDEX delivery…..:S Good luck to you too.

      Windsmurf on September 27, 2013 at 3:31 pm
  2. Congratulations to the 2013 Blog Cabin Winner. I do hope your a blogger. But I send a great Big Congrats your way no matter who you are. Enjoy your new home and that amazing view.

    StormyWV on September 25, 2013 at 9:55 am
  3. Today is 3 months before many children's, old and young, favorite holiday! Merry Chr istmas….3 months early. OK….for those of you who wait for shopping season, you've been given your reminder. : ) Imagine if someone is told today. Now, wouldn't this be a gift to remember!

    Trish on September 25, 2013 at 10:00 am
    • Thanks for the scare….I mean heads up. So much to do in the next 3 months. It's funny,our girls still love Halloween almost as much as Christmas and they are teens. Never too old for candy I guess. Now they can collect for local food pantry instead of having so much sugar.

      jazzygirl9 on September 25, 2013 at 2:13 pm
    • Our local radio station was playing Christmas music this morning. Because Christmas is 3 months away.

      StormyWV on September 25, 2013 at 2:18 pm
    • That would be the BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT the winner has ever received, Trish. Awesome!

      Lessie on September 25, 2013 at 6:53 pm
  4. Please, let it be me! I so want to learn how to dance the Carolina Shag and would have a great big Shag party to celebrate. What time are they going to call me today?

    Carole on September 25, 2013 at 10:15 am
    • I don't know what time they will call but I definitely want to be on the guest list for the Shag party.

      jazzygirl9 on September 25, 2013 at 2:14 pm
    • You are invited for sure! Hopefully we can dance on the dock! Now I just need a great partner. I'll be on the look out when I move into my new home. Would love to share the experience with my new love.

      Carole on September 26, 2013 at 9:35 am
  5. Oh Mary, My heart sank when I first saw the new post. I tend to have flash thoughts and thought it was the winner even though it was too early. So, there is still a chance to win this beautiful Blog Cabin ! I'm dreaming and keeping the phone close waiting to get that call. Just imagining being there relaxing and looking out toward the water. What a peaceful place to call home. If I am not fortunate enough to be the winner ,I hope one of the bloggers do win. Maybe they would invite us to stop by if we are ever in the area. This home was done so well when the original need too much. DIY thanks for a wonderful journey and yes, good information for fixing our own homes also. My very best to all , Nan ;) <3 ;) <3

    Nan on September 25, 2013 at 10:22 am
    • sounds good to me nan….

      twoterriers on September 25, 2013 at 10:45 am
  6. My dog has her paws crossed and I have my fingers crossed!!!!!!!!:):)

    luvunature on September 25, 2013 at 10:58 am
  7. i just want to be in warmer climates….pittsburgh, pa is getting too cold for me and i would love to live in North Carolina. It has been the best vacation place for me for years!!!!!

    patti on September 25, 2013 at 10:59 am
    • I'm with ya on that one. The older I get the more I'm ready for a little southern warmth and I'll supply the hospitality if I win. Think we're in for a colder than usual winter her in PA. UUgh….have to pick up a side job to help with the oil bill.

      jazzygirl9 on September 25, 2013 at 2:17 pm
    • I am a few hours to the north drive away from Pittsburgh. I had to quit work this last year. I worked at a Veterans home. My spine is allowing me to walk but it is giving me pain. My oldest son served in Iraq a few years ago. I am not sure if stress somehow causes physical illness or not but I do know I need some healing to occur. I want, I NEED my life back.

      Susan Powers on October 4, 2013 at 1:25 pm
  8. My ear is ringing Mary that's about it B)

    lucyourdog on September 25, 2013 at 11:01 am
  9. In my mind, I'm going to Carolina! Can't you just see the Sunshine! Can't you just feel the Moon shine? Yeah, I'm going to Carolina in my mind!!!!! ! Blessings to the winner!!!

    Jan on September 25, 2013 at 11:09 am
    • I can't get this song out of my head!!! Is anyone else singing it? Will they contact the winner today?

      Jan on September 26, 2013 at 9:21 am
  10. Could you imagine being pick out of all those entries.

    StormyWV on September 25, 2013 at 11:13 am
    • It will be a blessing and a shock to who ever wins it! It would be a dream come true to so many!!!

      Jan on September 25, 2013 at 11:34 am
    • Very true. Good Luck

      StormyWV on September 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm
    • a dream it would be………..if only you believe in miracles you'll get by…..:):)

      twoterriers on September 25, 2013 at 12:10 pm
    • I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES. I'M SO GLAD THAT GOD IS IN CONTROL OF MY LIFE ALWAYS<3

      conardj on September 25, 2013 at 11:11 pm
    • Amen…

      Debby on October 1, 2013 at 3:36 pm
    • Imagine…yes….but I would still be in a state of shock until I was standing in the house.

      jazzygirl9 on September 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm
    • Yes I can imagine being picked as the winner, Stormy. Like you, each of us can imagine ourselves as the winner. Just can't imagine what I'll do first after learning I won. :)

      Lessie on September 25, 2013 at 7:02 pm

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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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