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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).

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

Before: Photo of the bar.

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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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