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Aug 8

Gimme Gimme Giveaway: Topographic Art Piece

We are delighted to announce the third in our series of the insanely popular Gimme Gimme Giveaways. Through the summer we have been giving away treasured items left behind at Blog Cabin 2014 after episode filming wrapped.

What’s the third item up for grabs? We’re giving away a custom-made topographic art piece, inspired by the master bedroom headboard made by the Bath Crashers team. See here for tune-in details regarding the Bath Crashers episode of Blog Cabin 2014.

To enter for a chance to win the custom-made art, take the virtual home tour, and then tell us, via a comment posted below, what your favorite master suite design feature is and why.

You have from August 8, 2014, at 9 a.m. ET until Thursday, August 14, 2014, at 11:59:59 p.m. ET to post your comment and thereby enter for a chance to win this one-of-a-kind piece. On Monday, August 18, 2014, we will randomly select the winner of this topography art giveaway and post the winner in the blog on or around August 19, 2014.

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Stay tuned for our next Gimme Gimme Giveaway, which begins on August 15, 2014. We’ll be giving away a collection of live edge mirrors created by the Mega Dens team from recycled wood.

  • Posted at 8:32 am on August 8, 2014
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248 Comments

  1. My favorite design feature of the MASTER SUITE is the TUB location. What a treat to be able to relax in warm soapy water while looking at the SUN set over lake Hamilton.

    MAOW on August 8, 2014 at 9:34 am
  2. What is there not to like in the master suite? Love the window seat with the view of all views and to top it off, the master suite is situated right next to a potential reading area paradise for book lovers.

    joyfulj9 on August 8, 2014 at 9:35 am
    • The only negative comment I have heard so far regarding the MASTER SUITE is that the closet is small and is not configured to hang dresses. I love when the DW breaks out those SUMMER DRESSES so I would need to tweak the master closet just a tad. :D

      MAOW on August 8, 2014 at 9:42 am
    • You are right about the closet—though the closet is small, the view is so vast—a little tweaking is so worth the view. There might be some space elsewhere to place a free standing wardrobe closet.

      joyfulj9 on August 8, 2014 at 10:20 am
    • I think there's somewhere else to put the extra clothes, I also agree with the idea of a free standing wardrobe, shouldn't be too tough. :-)

      nanwes on August 8, 2014 at 10:51 am
    • The MBR isn't very big but the window benches give some extra space. The closet is tiny. :)

      I think I woulld use some of the space in the sitting area to bump the closet back about 2 ft. That shoulldn't be a big issue. :)

      AnniesOwn on August 8, 2014 at 11:12 am
  3. The custom-built window seat in the Master Suite is my favorite feature– I would just love to sit there and read books with my daughter!

    Adrianne B on August 8, 2014 at 9:42 am
    • :) Have to agree with you—that would be a wonderful place to read books to young ones, children and grandchildren alike:) One could even author some books there:)

      joyfulj9 on August 8, 2014 at 9:53 am
  4. there's alot I love in the master – window seat, sliding hidden door etc, but I really do love the ceiling and lighting. thank you

    funny girl on August 8, 2014 at 9:46 am
  5. The blog cabin master suite is a total getaway retreat! Perhaps my favorite spot would be to curl up on the cushy white lounge chair in the corner of the bedroom and survey the beautiful surroundings. I might sit there and wonder if the sliding bookcase secret doorway had a safe hand hold for opening from the bedroom side. I guess I would have to pop out of my comfy chair and go investigate.

    Nancy on August 8, 2014 at 9:49 am
  6. Retreat! When we went to visit our great aunt and uncle, as kids, my uncle would have a meal with us and then RETREAT to their back bedroom. I'm not saying we were rambunctious or anything, he would just leave. I can imagine a quiet place for Grandma or Grandpa to retreat to when needed. The funny part that would get to the youngest of children, is the hidden door in the bookcase. It would make them wonder where'd they go? My DH has said he wanted a sitting room within a master suite. We're coffee and tea type people so an upstairs suite suits us. All the views of the lake from the upstairs rooms magnificent! The vaulted ceiling in the bedroom IS another feature that I appreciate. (Not that I jump on the bed and need space so I don't hit my head.) The headboard may seriously get many post it notes. I've sewn some fishing themed pillow cases and I was worried that might keep us awake thinking of fishing…can't imagine what that headboard might do. lol As for the spa tub….how many of you saw how the water that may go over the edge is caught by that additional lip……ahhhhhh

    I think the special prize should be duplicated…..one definitely needs to be at the boat house. This way, when telling all the fish catching stories, the fishing master, can elaborate where this one was caught and got away. lol

    Trish on August 8, 2014 at 10:02 am
  7. OK….new question that will make people LAUGH…..how much privacy are in those windows? I just started thinking if one might want to jump on the bed….Yep, concerned about the windows. BTW….loved the prairie frame style windows. They won't break the view of the lake.

    Trish on August 8, 2014 at 10:05 am
  8. I love the "secret shelving doors" do get into the bedroom from the sitting area. That is awesome. I also have to say that I love how they still used the old word work design. The live edge book shelf is amazing too.

    CheleRS3 on August 8, 2014 at 10:09 am
  9. I love the window seat! What a great place to seat down and read a magazine. I can see myself seating there just putting on my shoes and enjoying the beautiful view through the window. Love i!

    Manatee on August 8, 2014 at 10:09 am
  10. There is so much to love about the master suite! It's so unique and beautiful! I love how the head board makes the home a true piece of Lake Hamilton, even though it didn't start its life in that location. What a brilliant idea!

    TwoCorgis on August 8, 2014 at 10:10 am
    • When we go fishing, we take maps of the lake (laminated of course), to know where we want to go and where we've been. I agree the head board is quite awesome!

      I still hope there's a third copy at the boat house.

      Trish on August 8, 2014 at 10:31 am

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