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Blog Cabin 2013: Outdoor Kitchen Tour

A cobblestone-clad outdoor retreat offers space to prepare meals, dine and enjoy the company of friends around a warm fire.

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"I build a lot of shade structures on my show with just lattice on top, but at Blog Cabin I really wanted to have a roof with the same shingles that the house does so it is fully covered," says Matt Blashaw. "I wanted it to be a really substantial structure that would make it an architectural focal point but also give the winner a very cool place to relax, shaded from the sometimes very hot North Carolina sun."

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Blog Cabin 2014

Blog Cabin 2014 Floor Plan

Tour the home via this Flash-based floor plan.

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Blog Cabin Specials and Hosts

  • Chris Grundy

    Blog Cabin 2014 Host

    Tool expert Chris Grundy highlights the transformation from beginning to end.

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    Sledgehammer

    Licensed contractor Jason Cameron turns once-hated rooms into dream spaces.

  • Alison Victoria

    Kitchen Crashers

    Interior designer Alison Victoria surprises shoppers and creates fabulous new kitchens.

  • Matt Muenster

    Bath Crashers

    Licensed contractor Matt Muenster shares amazing bathroom design tips.

  • Anitra Mecadon

    Mega Dens

    Interior designer Anitra Mecadon creates over-the-top rec-room sanctuaries.

  • Chris Lambton

    Going Yard

    Professional landscaper Chris Lambton transforms neglected backyards into party pads.

  • Jake and Joel Moss

    YardCore

    Licensed contractors Jake and Joel Moss transform backyards in 48 hours.