Blog Cabin 2015 exterior

The most contemporary home yet, Blog Cabin 2015 is a 1970s hilltop residence fully reimagined within its original footprint. Designed with multiple decks, patios and balconies, plus a two-story wall of windows, the home maximizes views of the natural scenery.

Blog Cabin 2015 great room

The Blog Cabin great room is an open-concept mezzanine exposed to a cook's kitchen and a dining area boasting a communal table fashioned from reclaimed wood. The centerpiece of the room is a gorgeous floor-to-ceiling, stacked-stone fireplace and cozy seating area.

Blog Cabin 2015 kitchen

The Blog Cabin kitchen features an island situated to take in the view of the lake just outside. Beautiful stainless steel appliances are ensconced among a mix of white and charcoal cabinetry. The kitchen balances simplicity and clean lines with the livable warmth of natural materials.

DIY Network Launches Virtual Tour of Blog Cabin 2015 Located in Northwest Idaho

Fans Get First Look at the Modern Mountain Retreat Makeover

DIY Network® ventures west to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho for the ninth 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, take the virtual tour of this modern-style mountain retreat on the lake to see all its amazing features, including this year’s fan selections (#blogcabin).

On Monday, July 27, fans can enter the sweepstakes each day through September 11, for a chance to win the fully renovated and furnished home. Then tune in to the premiere of DIY Network Blog Cabin Mountain Retreat 2015 giveaway special on September 7 at 9 p.m. ET. Nestled among the Rocky Mountains, the original cabin was rebuilt from the ground up and redesigned to make the most of the spectacular views of neighboring Lake Coeur d'Alene.

"We're headed out west for the very first time," said Chris Grundy, tool expert, do-it-yourselfer and host of Blog Cabin 2015, "to small town living with walk-up ice cream shops, down home restaurants, and plenty of year-round events for the entire family."

This year, Grundy again joined forces with other popular DIY Network stars, including crashers Chris Lambton, Matt Muenster, Josh Temple and Alison Victoria, to transform the original 1970s hilltop home. From a grand central staircase and windows that showcase the amazing view to one-of-a-kind pieces displayed throughout the home, this mountain retreat is destined to quickly become the most popular Blog Cabin yet. The home features a long, single-sloped roof line, exposed laminate beams and concrete walls. Fire elements give the home charm during the winter and a large balcony with sliding doors opens the home to the beautiful northwest summer -- Blog Cabin 2015 is the perfect sanctuary 365 days a year.

For more information on DIY Network and the Blog Cabin series, visit and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through InstagramFacebookPinterest andTwitter. This year’s sponsors include Lumber Liquidators, Inc.; Quicken Loans, Inc.; The Sherwin-Williams Company; Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc.; Cabinets to Go, LLC; James Hardie Building Products, Inc.; Window World; Kohler Co.; National Gypsum; Radio Systems Corporation; Sunshine Makers, Inc.; and Select Comfort Corporation.


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,, 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 InstagramFacebookPinterest and Twitter. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., DIY Network is owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI)

You Design It, We Build It, You Could Win It!

Tune in to the DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015 giveaway special airing Monday, Sept. 7 at 9 p.m. ET on DIY Network to see the modern mountain retreat and all its amazing features.

DIY Network Blog Cabin 2015 is a modern mountain retreat

Blog Cabin 2015 is looking for its lucky new homeowner. Get a first peek at the beautifully renovated modern-style mountain retreat in the great Northwest.

Follow Blog Cabin design coordinator Laurie March on a 90-second tour of Blog Cabin 2015 on majestic Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho.

Blog Cabin 2015 master bathroom

The Blog Cabin luxurious master bathroom features a double sink vanity and a large walk-in, glass-enclosed shower. A combination of stunning tile is the hallmark of the room whose color palette is dictated by the serene outdoor vistas.

Blog Cabin 2015 master bedroom

The Blog Cabin master bedroom is fully modern with tons of closet space and sliding doors to the outdoor balcony. A staircase inside the room leads to an exclusive loft which is a private escape from the rest of the house, also with its own balcony overlooking the lake.

About Us

The DIY Network #BlogCabin 2015 is a modern-style mountain retreat on the lake in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Nestled among the Rocky Mountains, the original cabin was rebuilt from the ground up and redesigned to make the most of the spectacular views.

Contact Us

Gary McCormick, 865-560-4143
Kristin Alm, 865-560-4316