That’s a wrap! The Blog Cabin 2014 sweepstakes period is over! Although I’ll be sad to say goodbye to this year’s gorgeous Blog Cabin, my heart is so happy for the lucky winner who will say hello to wonderful Winter Haven soon. It feels like just yesterday I was pulling up to the site for the first time, in awe of its beautiful sunrises and natural beauty. I will treasure that little corner of Florida forever, although I have been pretty busy lately helping to hunt for the next Blog Cabin…
In this, the final week to enter our incredible sweepstakes, I find myself pouring over pictures and remembering what an amazing experience working on Blog Cabin 2014 has been. One of my absolute favorite memories is visiting the Bok Tower Gardens with my fellow garden enthusiast, Project Manager Dylan Eastman. Don’t worry, I brought the Laurie-Cam.
Just a hop, skip and a jump from our beloved Blog Cabin 2014, the Bok Tower Gardens originally opened in 1929. There in Lake Wales, you will find the masterfully crafted Singing Tower and some absolutely stunning gardens. The bells of the carillon in the tower can be heard throughout the gardens twice a day. Both the Tower and the Gardens were a gift to America from Dutch author, publisher and humanitarian Edward W. Bok. Continue Reading…
Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET, don’t miss the Blog Cabin 2014 one-hour special with Chris Grundy, as he helms the renovation of a rundown prohibition-era bungalow.
For the first time ever, the Blog Cabin home was moved from an urban lot to a beautiful lakeside spot on Lake Hamilton in Winter Haven, Florida. But before it could even be moved safely, and with as little impact on the community, the crew had to disassemble parts of the house. Browse before-and-after pictures >>
You don’t want to miss the enormous transformation at Blog Cabin 2014 tonight on DIY Network.
We are proud to announce the last 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.
You have from September 5, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. ET until Thursday September 11, 2014, at 11:59:59 p.m. ET to post your comment and thereby enter for a chance to win this custom artwork. On September 15, 2014, we will randomly select the winner of this giveaway and post the winner in the blog on or around September 16, 2014.
I have a secret, I’ve been taking some stealthy, Blog Cabin pictures just for you. As we round the corner on this amazing sweepstakes, I thought I’d finally share some of my sweet memories. Remember, you only have until September 12th to enter for your chance to win, people! Continue Reading…
I love to travel for many reasons, but one of my very favorite reasons is food. During my visits to Blog Cabin 2014, I’ve sampled a lot of Florida cuisine. The most memorable? The delicious southern delicacies I ate at a historic Florida institution known as Cherry Pocket.
Tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET, watch as Yardcore goes lakeside to get the Blog Cabin party started. Show hosts Jake and Joel Moss turn a blase boardwalk and boat dock into an upscale club setting that boasts cantilevered platforms studded with native palms, a custom bar island, a second floor open deck, and floating hammocks set over a party platform that sports a big screen television.
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.