DIY Network Offers Viewers A Chance To Win This Year's Blog Cabin Amenities With Its Second "Cabin Comforts" Sweepstakes

 DIY Network Offers Viewers A Chance To Win This Year's Blog Cabin Amenities
                 With Its Second "Cabin Comforts" Sweepstakes

Fans May Also Enter the Seventh Blog Cabin Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win the
Coastal Retreat, Beginning Monday, July 29

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 4, 2013

NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The seventh season of DIY Network's
interactive home building series, Blog Cabin, has garnered a record-breaking
13 million page views since its January launch by inviting fans to design the
network's 2013 vacation home getaway. Voting on key design elements, such as
the kitchen, master suite, color palette, fixtures, amenities and more,
viewers are helping host Chris Grundy and a team of DIY Network experts
transform the 1895 cottage into a modern-day coastal retreat. Beginning today,
fans may visit to vote for a variety of home
accents and housewarming gifts that will complete this year's Blog Cabin.

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"Blog Cabin is truly the coolest multi-media experience for home renovation
junkies," said Grundy. "Not only do viewers get a chance to win the ultimate
grand prize – a coastal beach retreat – but fans can also cast their votes now
for a chance to win matching amenities in the 'Cabin Comforts' Sweepstakes.
All they have to do is log on, tune in and vote!"

Before fans can enter to win the fully-renovated beachfront property this
summer, DIY Network is also offering a chance to win an identical selection of
the winning housewarming gifts with its second "Cabin Comforts" Sweepstakes.
Through Thursday, May 16, viewers can vote up to 10 times per day for all
interior design elements, soft goods and amenities featured in the bathroom,
bedroom and party areas. The "Cabin Comforts" voting includes:

  oRound 1 (April 4-17): Vote on warm and cozy bathroom comforts like
    slippers, spa brushes, bath mats, planters and more.
  oRound 2 (April 18-May 1): Select functional and relaxing bathroom accents,
    including a blanket, step stool, storage container and scented candles.
  oRound 3 (May 2-16): Choose coastal entertaining items, such as beverage
    containers, serving ware and outdoor speakers and stereo system, to
    enhance the home's social gathering spots.

Blog Cabin, an  original groundbreaking multimedia experience, asks Internet
users and viewers to vote and blog on the design features of the ultimate
vacation home, and offers a chance for one lucky viewer to win it. Throughout
the seventh season debuting on Monday, July 29 at 9:30 p.m. ET, Grundy
documents the miraculous renovation of this 1600 sq. ft., 4-bedroom, 3-bath,
late 19th century beach cottage into a modern-day coastal retreat. In
addition to voting online for the home's unique renovation elements and
entering the "Cabin Comforts" Sweepstakes, viewers can also enter the "2013
Blog Cabin" Sweepstakes for a chance to win this beachfront property on from Monday, July 29 to Friday, Sept. 13.

DIY Network's 2013 Blog Cabin is being builtin cooperation with GMC, Lumber
Liquidators, Inc., The Sherwin-Williams Company, GE Appliances, Quicken Loans
Inc., Budget Blinds, Inc., Cabinets To Go, James Hardie Building Products,
Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, GAF, Kohler Co., Kohler Generators,
National Gypsum, PetSafe, and Window World.

For more information on DIY Network and Blog Cabin, visit
Viewers can also become fans of DIY Network and interact with other home
improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Instagram, Facebook,
Pinterest and Twitter. DIY Network is available nationwide on DISH Network
Ch. 111 and DIRECTV Ch. 230, and additional cable channel designations may be
found by checking local listings and

About DIY Network
DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to
destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. Currently in
more than 58 million homes, DIY Network's programming covers a broad range of
categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network's
award-winning website,, consistently ranks among America's top
home and garden Internet destinations for entertaining videos, home
improvement advice, step-by-step instructions, message boards, blogs, an
interactive program guide and more. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., DIY
Network is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).


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