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Jul 1

Vote for Your Favorite Space!

We’re only weeks away from the Blog Cabin 2015 tour launch! I can’t wait to show all the amazing style that’s packed in this home.

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Before we look forward, let’s take a look back. I want you to tell me about your favorite spaces, from 08′ to 14′. Check out the below categories, browse the galleries and vote on your favorite space.

Vote for Your Favorite Kitchen >>

Vote for Your Favorite Living Room >>

Vote for Your Favorite Master Bedroom >>

Vote for Your Favorite Outdoor Space >>

Quick tip: when you’ve click through to the end of a gallery you’ll see a “vote now” link where you can cast your vote. It can be sneaky, so keep your eyes peeled.

Happy voting!

Jun 3

Sneak Peek of Blog Cabin 2015

Photography by Bruce Cole

Hello from Idaho!

Get excited, because you are going to be amazed when you see Blog Cabin 2015! The design team managed to pack tons of modern mountain style and upcycled features into this scenic escape, from a grand staircase to an earthy color scheme and locally-sourced art. Our talented photographers snapped a few images for your imaginations to run wild.

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May 19

Last Round: Enter for a Chance to Win a $1,000 Cash Prize

Blog Cabin 2015 Cabin Comforts

Don’t miss your chance to vote and enter to win $1,000!

It’s time for the last round of Blog Cabin 2015 Cabin Comforts Giveaway. Now through June 2, 2015 at 8:59 am ET, vote daily for your favorite outdoor items in each of several categories. Then enter once per day for a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize.

From charming outdoor seating to mood lighting, fun backyard games to lounge-worthy furnishings, we’ve got a collection of outdoor items for you to vote on. Remember, you can vote as many times as you’d like and enter once per day for a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize .

Voting and entry for round one ends June 2, 2015 at 8:59 a.m. ET.

Good luck bloggers! Share with us in the comments below which items you love the most.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 21 or older. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Sweepstakes ends at 8:59 a.m. ET on June 2, 2015. For full official rules, visit www.diynetwork.com. Sponsored by Scripps Networks, LLC dba DIY Network, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932.

May 7

See What Yard Crashers is Working on at Blog Cabin 2015

Chris Lambton

Join us for two amazing G+ hangouts at Blog Cabin 2015 with Yard Crashers host Chris Lambton, Chris Grundy and Laurie March. See what Chris has planned next Monday, May 11th at 11 a.m. ET and then follow up on Friday, May 15th at 11 a.m. ET to see what they built.

Got a question about the front yard or the backyard? Post it in the comments below and it might get answered!

Did you miss the Bath Crashers hangout? Check it out here.

WATCH MONDAY’S HANGOUT HERE

May 5

Cabin Comforts Round Two: Vote on Bed and Bath Items

Bed and Bath Products

Don’t miss your chance to vote and enter to win $1,000!

It’s time for round two of Blog Cabin 2015 Cabin Comforts Giveaway. Now through May 19, 2015 at 8:59 am ET, vote daily for your favorite bed and bath accessories in each of several categories. Then enter once per day for a chance to win $1,000 cash prize.

From relaxing bath time luxuries to mood lighting, cozy throw blankets to high-tech highlights, we’ve got a bevy of bed and bath accessories for you to vote on. Remember, you can vote as many times as you’d like and enter once per day for a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize .

Voting and entry for round one ends May 19, 2015 at 8:59 a.m. ET.

Good luck bloggers! Share with us in the comments below which items you love the most.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 21 or older. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Sweepstakes ends at 8:59 a.m. ET on June 2, 2015. For full official rules, visit www.diynetwork.com. Sponsored by Scripps Networks, LLC dba DIY Network, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932.

May 1

Bath Crashers In The House!

Matt Muenster

Join us Monday, May 4th at 11 a.m. ET for an exciting  G+ hangout at Blog Cabin 2015 with Bath Crashers host Matt Muenster, Chris Grundy and Laurie March. Got a question about the house? Post it in the comments below and it might get answered!

Did you miss the House Crashers hangout? Check it out here.

WATCH MONDAY’S HANGOUT HERE

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Apr 27

What’s Alison Victoria Doing at Blog Cabin 2015?

Alison Victoria

Happy Monday!

I hope you had a great weekend. Last Friday we hosted a rockin’ Google Hangout with Kitchen Crashers host Alison Victoria, Blog Cabin 2015 host Chris Grundy and design coordinator Laurie March. See what they have to say about Idaho, Alison’s dramatic entrance and what’s happening with construction.

WATCH THE GOOGLE HANGOUT

We’re in full build out mode at Blog Cabin 2015, so check back regularly for weekly updates and google hangouts with all of our favorite DIY Network hosts!

Apr 21

Cabin Comforts Round One: Win a $1,000 Cash Prize

Wine serving tray

Don’t miss your chance to vote and enter to win $1,000!

It’s time for the first round of Blog Cabin 2015 Cabin Comforts Giveaway. This year we’re doing it a little different. Now through May 5, 2015 at 8:59 am ET, vote daily for your favorite kitchen and entertaining accessories in each of several categories. Then enter once per day for a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize.

From cool kitchen gadgets to pots and pans, elegant serving pieces to fun food makers, we’ve got a bevy of kitchen and entertaining accessories for you to vote on. Remember, you can vote as many times as you’d like and enter once per day for a chance to win a $1,000 cash prize .

Voting and entry for round one ends May 5, 2015 at 8:59 a.m. ET.

Good luck bloggers! Share with us in the comments below which items you love the most.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 21 or older. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Sweepstakes ends at 8:59 a.m. ET on June 2, 2015. For full official rules, visit www.diynetwork.com. Sponsored by Scripps Networks, LLC dba DIY Network, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, Tennessee 37932.

Apr 13

Check Out the Brand-New DIYNetwork.com

DIYNetwork.com The entire DIYNetwork.com family has been waiting for this day for a long time. I can’t wait to hear your reactions when you explore our new home. We’ve been working hard to bring you the best DIYNetwork.com experience ever and we’re sure you’re going to love it.

What are you looking for? Whether it’s going behind-the-scenes with your favorite shows, diving into your next how-to project, or exploring all things Blog Cabin 2015, we have dedicated “channels” for each topic on our new site. Within each channel, you’ll find beautiful photo galleries, projects and videos to turn your house into a home that represents you.

The new website is pure eye candy, and I can’t stop swooning. Go ahead, make yourself at home on the brand-new DIYNetwork.com and our new Blog Cabin channel.

Take a Website Tour of DIYNetwork.com

Mar 23

Don’t Miss Behind the Build at Blog Cabin 2015

Blog Cabin 2015

Happy Monday!I wanted to drop a post about some exciting Behind the Build eye-candy that went live recently on HGTV.com. Over on our sister site you’ll find a video preview and over 100 images of construction. I’ve listed a few of my favorites below, but I want to hear from you. What do you want to see more or less of during the construction of Blog Cabin 2015?MUST-SEE CONSTRUCTION FEATURES

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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 will transform an original 1970s hilltop house in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 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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