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
DIYNetwork.com/BlogCabinVote to vote for a variety of home accents and housewarming gifts that will complete this year's
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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
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:
- Round 1 ( April 4-17): Vote on warm and cozy bathroom comforts like slippers, spa brushes, bath mats, planters and more.
- Round 2 ( April 18-May 1): Select functional and relaxing bathroom accents, including a blanket, step stool, storage container and scented candles.
- Round 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.
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
9:30 p.m. ET,
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
Monday, July 29
Friday, Sept. 13
DIY Network's 2013
is being built in 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
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. 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
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, 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
. 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
, DIY Network is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (
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