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Feb 17

People’s Choice Round Four: Vote for All Things Living

Blog Cabin 2015 Round four voting

Round four of our People’s Choice vote has begun! We’ve gathered a bevy of interior products and materials for you to choose, from water features under the stairway to pet-friendly design, entertainment room seating to a vintage soda shoppe or snack bar.

You have nine decisions to make this round. Share your picks in the comments below, and pin your favorites to Pinterest.


Browse all wining items and materials >>

Feb 5

Flooring Worth Adoring: GRAY-t Choice, Voters!

DIY Network Gray Laurie March Blog

Hello again! I’ve got to start out by saying I’m ecstatic that the gray floor won in round one of voting. Gray has grown in popularity lately and I think it’s because people are discovering more and more ways it can be used. In Blog Cabin 2015, a modern-day mountain retreat, it’s going to make an excellent contemporary neutral.

Browse these 50 shades of gray rooms >> Continue Reading…

Feb 3

People’s Choice Round Three: Vote for Kitchen Details

Blog Cabin kitchen

It’s time for round three of our People’s Choice vote for this year’s DIY Network Blog Cabin. Help us select features for the kitchen, from the sink location and backsplash material to the cabinetry design and light fixtures. You have eight decisions to make this round with unlimited daily voting. Share your picks with fellow fans (and me!) in the comments below.


Need help imagining the remodeled layout? Browse before and after floor plans >>

Jan 20

People’s Choice Round Two: Vote for Master Suite Details

Blog Cabin 2015 Construction Vote

We’ve arrived at round two of our People’s Choice vote for this year’s DIY Network Blog Cabin. Help us select features for the master suite, from the bedroom light fixtures and bed style to the bathroom shower design and tile pattern. You have eight decisions to make this round. Share your picks with fellow fans (and me!) in the comments below.


Browse all winning products and materials >>

Jan 6

People’s Choice Round One: Voting Starts Today!

Blog Cabin 2015 Construction VoteToday’s the day you’ve all been waiting for. Starting today, you can begin voting for inside-out features for this year’s DIY Network Blog Cabin. You’ll have the opportunity to vote on the exterior siding color, window pattern, indoor paint palette and the flooring installed throughout. Vote up to 10 times per day on, and pin your favorite picks to Pinterest. I’m dying to know what you pick!


Dec 17

The Cabin Cam is Live!

Blog Cabin 2015

Ready, set, action! We’ve got the Blog Cabin 2015 Cabin Cam live. We’re taking you directly to the home site for an up-close-and-personal look at the renovation of this modern mountain retreat in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.


Remember, since this is a construction site there are times periodically where the power on the property has to be shut down. During those times the camera will go into Panorama mode, and then return once power is restored.

Happy viewing!

Dec 1

Blog Cabin 2015: Fall Color in Coeur d’Alene

Hello Blog Cabin fans! I know, I know, I’m a little early, but I’m so excited to start the new Blog Cabin 2015. I just couldn’t wait any longer. I thought I’d share a little sneak peek from my secret Laurie Cam to tide us over. Continue Reading…

Oct 28

Blog Cabin 2015 Location Announcement

Get excited because we’re headed to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho for the ninth season of Blog Cabin!

“We’re taking Blog Cabin out west for the very first time,” says Chris Grundy. “It’s a little taste of small town living with walk-up ice cream shops, down home restaurants, and year-round events.”Blog Cabin 2015Nestled among the Rocky Mountains, the original cabin will be rebuilt from the ground up and redesigned to honor the spectacular views of neighboring Lake Coeur d’Alene. Dilapidated and abandoned, this rustic structure will be renovated with the help from you, our audience, beginning Tuesday, January 6th.Watch the location videos for more details. Continue Reading…

Oct 27

Blog Cabin 2015: Location Clue Three

I’m baaaaaccckkk! Hello my Blog Cabin buddies. Laurie here. I couldn’t wait any longer. I begged Virginia to let me give you one last location clue.  But first, I want to send a BIG congratulations to the Winter Haven native, Bradley Powell, our 2014 Blog Cabin winner!

And now I have a confession to make, folks. I have seen Blog Cabin 2015 and it is glorious! While my instincts are to tell you all about it, I can only give you one berry special clue.

Well, what do you think? Does this delicious dessert give you any ideas about where next year’s Blog Cabin might be? Let me know below!

And don’t worry, the best is yet to come…

Oct 24

Blog Cabin 2015: Location Clue Two


I don’t want to spill the beans just yet on the location of Blog Cabin 2015, but today I present your second clue. Our location is the nation’s leader in producing a variety of seed found in this image. Can you guess which one?

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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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