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Cabin Comforts Giveaway

Cabin Comforts Giveaway

From bedding to mirrors, vote for your favorite bedroom accessories in round two.
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Floor Plans: Before and After

Blog Cabin 2014 Original Floor Plan

Awkward angles, small rooms + out-of-date features create a remodeling playground.
Examine Each Room


69 How-Tos From Blog Cabin

  1. 31. How to Treat and Stain Wood Siding

    Learn how to keep wood siding looking like new.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $10000 to $15000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 32. How to Install Hardwood Flooring

    Learn how to install cherry hardwood flooring in a master bedroom.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 33. How To Install a Window Seat

    A window seat is an ideal storage feature, tucked out of the way, that provides an added accent for a log cabin.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 34. How To Install a Window

    Follow these steps to properly install a window that's well-insulated and flush with the wall.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 35. How to Create a Stone Fireplace

    Learn how to install a stone fireplace and hearth.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 36. How to Install a Tin Roof

    Metal roofs help conserve energy by reflecting heat in the summer, saving owners up to 40 percent on energy costs and making for a more...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $10000 to $15000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 37. How To Install a Wooden Front Door

    Learn how to install a wooden front door, a must for any log cabin.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 38. How To Create a Faux Rug with Paint

    Learn how to dress up a floor with a painted rug.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 39. How To Build a Screened-In Back Porch

    Learn how to assemble custom wood frames, screen them and individually install them to enclose a porch.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 40. How To Build a Front Porch Railing

    Learn how to make a railing out of natural branches.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

About This Show

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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