26 July 2016
Three-story Gulf Coast escape will be given away to one lucky winner this fall

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DIY Network® heads south to the white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters of the Gulf Coast for the 10th season of Blog Cabin, the first-ever interactive home-building series based on a very simple idea: "You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It!" Beginning today, fans can take a virtual tour of this Gulf Coast escape in Panacea, Florida, to see all its amazing features, including this year's fan selections.

Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7872951-diy-network-blog-cabin-2016-florida/

From Monday, August 8, fans can enter the sweepstakes each day through September 26, for a chance to win the DIY Network Blog Cabin Giveaway 2016, including the fully renovated and furnished home, $50,000 provided by national mortgage lender Quicken Loans® and a 2016 Mazda CX-5.

"We've touched some amazing parts of the country, but when we ran across this Gulf Coast gem, we knew we'd found what we were looking for," said Chris Grundy, tool expert, do-it-yourselfer and host of DIY Network Blog Cabin 2016. "DIY Network is turning this house into one lucky viewer's paradise. The winner will enjoy beautiful beaches and a marina right down the street."

This year, Grundy again joins forces with other popular DIY Network stars, including crashers Chris Lambton, Matt Muenster, Josh Temple and Alison Victoria, to transform the outdated 1990s coastal home. Perched on three-and-a-half acres of prime waterfront property, the 3-bedroom, 3-bath home comes complete with its own private dock and entrance to the Gulf of Mexico. The tranquil area boasts dozens of small fishing villages and beach towns with fantastic restaurants and great shopping.

Viewers can watch the renovation process step-by-step each Monday night in August at 9:30 p.m. ET, with each installment of the long-running Blog Cabin series. The whole-house transformation is documented in the premiere of DIY Network Blog Gulf Coast Escape 2016 airing Monday, September 5 at 9 p.m. ET.

DIY Network Blog Cabin 2016 features products provided by national advertising partners including HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Lumber Liquidators, Inc., Quicken Loans, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, Cabinets To Go, James Hardie, John Deere, Kohler and Mazda North American Operations.

For more information on DIY Network and the Blog Cabin series, visit DIYNetwork.com/BlogCabin and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter (#blogcabin).

DIY Network, from the creators of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. Currently in more than 56 million homes, DIY Network's programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping. The network's award-winning website, DIYNetwork.com, 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. 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. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., DIY Network is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNI).


The 10th anniversary of the DIY Network Blog Cabin 2016 is a show-stopping remodel of a spacious waterfront home in Panacea, Florida. The grand prize giveaway includes the fully furnished home, $50,000 provided by national mortgage lender Quicken LoansĀ® and a 2016 Mazda CX-5.


In the DIY Network Blog Cabin 2016 living area, the view takes center stage outside. Inside, a giant saltwater fish tank adds life to the space.


The kitchen in the DIY Network Blog Cabin 2016 boasts two islands and tons of prep and storage space. On one side, a breakfast nook features a table upcycled from a vintage boat hull, while the other side hosts a coffee bar and walk-in pantry.


At the DIY Network Blog Cabin 2016, the upstairs master bedroom has a platform bed, custom headboard and roomy spa-like bath all awash in neutral colors exuding tranquil vibes.


To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/take-a-virtual-tour-of-diy-network-blog-cabin-2016-located-in-the-florida-panhandle-300303658.html

SOURCE Scripps Networks Interactive

Scripps Networks Interactive, Kristin Alm, 865-560-4316, kalm@scrippsnetworks.com


Kristin Alm

Corporate Communications
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