HGTV Dream Home 2018 Winner Announcement

Congratulations to Emily Muniz! She is our proud winner of the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2018, a grand prize package valued at over $1.8 million.

Emily’s name was randomly drawn from over 123 million entries. With so many other fans entering to win, Emily tried to be realistic, telling herself that “nobody ever has a chance of winning.” To say the least, being wrong has never been more rewarding.

Emily, husband Kevin, and daughter stand in front of their brand-new car.

Our 29-year-old winner from suburban Nashville is no stranger to HGTV’s home giveaways. “My daughter is only three, so we try to limit what she watches on television,” said Emily. “HGTV is one of the channels she’s allowed to watch with me.”

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It was for that reason that Emily was with her daughter when they tuned in to the HGTV Dream Home 2018 Special on New Year’s Day. The terrace guest bedroom—which is now pinned on her Pinterest board—stood out as Emily’s favorite because it mixes pink with blue and strikes the right balance between feminine and masculine. And the location? “With the house being on the water, you couldn’t ask for much more,” said Emily.

Gig Harbor was also a major draw for Emily and her husband, Kevin, who fell in love with the Pacific Northwest and its outdoor lifestyle after honeymooning there. They were steadfast with their entry strategy, submitting two each day with her email address and another two with his email address.

Our lucky winner is still in disbelief at her good fortune. Emily and her family will get a chance to see the home for the first time in the coming weeks. Viewers can witness her reaction to the ambush and the home itself by watching the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway Special premiering Friday, May 25 at 1 p.m. ET on HGTV.

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