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Aug 11

Bath Crashers Take on Blog Cabin 2014 Tonight

bath crashers

Tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET, watch as the Bath Crashers crew take on this lakeside retreat to add the ultimate bedroom suite to the second floor. There’s a walk-in shower with multiple sprays overhead, a gorgeous soaking tub set in front of a picture window, a custom concrete and walnut vanity, a mirror with a hidden TV and an energy efficient toilet. The entire suite has amazing lake views, making it a perfect year-round sanctuary.

You don’t want to miss this amazing bedroom and bathroom flip tonight on DIY Network, as the Bath Crashers team invades Blog Cabin 2014! Want a sneak peak? Here’s a behind-the-scenes look on set at Bath Crashers.

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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.

Aug 7

Guest Bedroom Blues

Blue Bedroom Blog Cabin 2014 Laurie March

When people are asked to name their favorite color, one answer is heard most often: Blue. The popular color is known to be soothing, calming and serene, making it an excellent choice for a guest retreat. The Blog Cabin 2014 guest room is filled with brilliant blue accents designed to make any visitor feel welcome. Take a look at some of the best blue belongings in this bedroom. Continue Reading…

Aug 6

Vintage-Inspired Art Winner Announced

I am pleased to announce that Vesna is the winner of our vintage-inspired art pieces giveaway. Congrats, Vesna!

Please remember to enter our kitchen shelf and design board giveaway, if you have not done so yet, and get set for the third of our Gimme Gimme Giveaways: a topography art piece, inspired by the master bedroom headboard made by the Bath Crashers team.

Entering the Blog Cabin 2014 giveaway twice online per day? Watching the episodes? Please let us know what you are particularly loving this year.

Aug 5

Kitchen Crashers Recap

Kitchen Crashers Laurie March Blog 2014

Who caught last night’s miraculous, hilarious episode? Alison Victoria is officially a wizard in my mind. She and Doug came riding in on a chariot and, with Jason Jackson, they built a jaw-dropping, storage filled and stunning kitchen in just THREE DAYS. Okay, okay, so Grundy helped.

In case you missed it, here’s the play-by-play.

From the winning cherry cabinets to the polished concrete counters and matching apron sink, every detail of this magnificent space was meticulously planned and executed. Don’t be fooled by their smiling faces and crazy antics (ahem, the rubber alligator?), these guys worked hard.

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Aug 4

Don’t Miss Kitchen Crashers Tonight!

Alison Victoria

Tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET, watch as Alison Victoria heads to Florida with the Blog Cabin 2014 kitchen in her sights. This beautiful 1920′s home has a blank slate for a kitchen and is in desperate need of a design. Alison and Blog Cabin host Chris Grundy start by building cabinets, a giant center island, and custom pantry.

You don’t want to miss this amazing kitchen flip tonight on DIY Network, as the Kitchen Crashers team invades Blog Cabin 2014! Want a sneak peak? Here’s a behind-the-scenes look on set at Kitchen Crashers.

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Aug 1

Gimme Gimme Giveaway: Kitchen Shelf + Design Board

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We’re thrilled to announce the second in our series of the insanely popular Gimme Gimme Giveaways. Through the summer we will be giving away treasured items left behind at Blog Cabin 2014 after episode filming wrapped.

What’s the second item up for grabs? We’re giving away a Kitchen Crashers design board, signed by Blog Cabin 2014 show host Chris Grundy and kitchen shelf made from the pot rack materials. See here for tune-in details regarding the Kitchen Crashers episode of Blog Cabin 2014.

To enter for a chance to win the design board and kitchen shelf, take the virtual home tour, examine each space and then tell us, via a comment posted below, which Blog Cabin 2014 kitchen and dining room feature is your very favorite and why.

You have from August 1, 2014, at 9 a.m. ET until Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 11:59:59 p.m. ET to post your comment and thereby enter for a chance to win this kitchen collection. We’ll announce the winner on the blog the following week.

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Stay tuned for our next Gimme Gimme Giveaway, which begins on August 8, 2014. We will be giving away a topography art piece, inspired by the master bedroom headboard made by the Bath Crashers team.

Jul 31

Blog Cabin 2014: Delving Into Shelving

Blog Cabin 2014 Laurie March Shelving Ideas

I’m not sure I have the words to describe how excited I was to design the Blog Cabin 2014  laundry room. Who wouldn’t love to work with project manager Dylan Eastman and construct custom pieces to make laundry more manageable for the lucky winners? We also had a ridiculously good time styling that open shelving above the washer and dryer. I can geek out over that stuff for days. While the practical purpose of a shelf is to provide storage, it can be a great opportunity to express yourself as well. Continue Reading…

Jul 30

Clever Storage Ideas and Tips from Blog Cabin 2014

Before you start planning your weekend to-do list, take a minute to get inspiration from Blog Cabin 2014. The design team did an outstanding job incorporating interesting and practical pieces throughout the house and capitalized on closet space with clever storage solutions.

This lakeside home is outfitted with tons of style and storage, perfect for weekend visitors or live-in family members. Check out our favorite organization ideas.

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Are you inspired to incorporate some of these ideas into your home? I know I am!

Jul 29

Plush Plants at Blog Cabin 2014

Pink Flamingos Laurie March Blog Cabin 2014

Hello from Los Angeles! I’m here in la la land, daydreaming about Winter Haven and all of the amazing features included in Blog Cabin 2014. Those who know me know that I am an avid gardener.  While I’ve spent hours ooohing and ahhing over Blog Cabin’s construction and design, its the botanical aspects that simply knock my socks off. Let’s take a look at some of the bungalow’s liveliest elements. Continue Reading…

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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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