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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


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.

See Official Rules

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.

Browse Pictures of Blog Cabin 2014 Storage + Organization >>

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…

Jul 28

Sledgehammer Invades Blog Cabin 2014

jason cameron

Tonight at 9:30 p.m. ET, watch as Jason Cameron brings his sledgehammer to smash away the ugly at Blog Cabin 2014 in Winter Haven, Florida. Jason and Blog Cabin host Chris Grundy demolish walls, an old set of stairs and an outdated bathroom to open up the first floor and reveal a stunning view of the lake. When the dust settles, Jason and Grundy get busy rebuilding this long-neglected house into a vacation retreat.

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

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Jul 28

Enter Now for Your Chance to Win Blog Cabin 2014!

The wait is over! You’ve toured every room of Blog Cabin 2014, and now you can enter for a chance to win the luxurious lakeside retreat.

From now until September 12, 2014, you can enter twice online per day — once on and once on — for your chance to win the Blog Cabin 2014 prize package, valued at almost $900,000.

No time like the present for your very first entry!

Enter the Blog Cabin 2014 Sweepstakes on >>

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  Open to legal residents of the U.S., age 21 or older.  Ends 9/12/14.  To enter and for complete details and odds, visit

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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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