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Danielle and Caleb Ward remodeled their log home while planning a wedding.

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Caleb and Danielle Ward said ‘I do’ to a dilapidated log cabin, and took on an overhaul as they prepared for wedding and life as husband and wife.

After: Danny and Caleb Ward added an addition to their log cabin, as well as remodeled the inside.

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Danny and Caleb Ward added an addition to their log cabin, remodeled the inside, and put in new landscaping.

Before: In this photo, you can see where the addition is going to go (blue line on the ground).

Caleb Ward

They marked out the location of the addition in blue on the backyard grass before starting the construction process.

Before: Photo of the bar.

Caleb Ward

Before: Photo of the bar area.

After: The shelving on the back wall was a double window. It's since been closed off, allowing for an addition and adding another bedroom.

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After: The shelving on the back wall was a double window. It's since been closed off, allowing for an addition and adding another bedroom.

This area was part of the addition added to the home.

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A bedroom was part of the addition to the home.

Part of the home renovation was getting rid of the wood stove, but keeping the brick fireplace.

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Part of the home renovation was getting rid of the woodstove.

Their wedding rings on the bird feeder.

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The couple’s wedding rings on the bird feeder.

The in- law apartment was a new addition to the Caleb's home.

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They created a separate living area that Danny’s parents will use part of the year.

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