Before & After Photos Reveal a Rustic Cabin Makeover

From bland to beautiful!
By Fran Sigurdsson
Published: November 8, 2010
The Beals’ cabin is oriented so that their deck offers a view of the Cabinet Mountains.
Photo by R.L. Miller Photography, courtesy Western Red Cedar Lumber Association
It was love at first sight when Debbie and Dave Beal spotted the remote cabin in 2005. After scouring the northwest corner of Montana from Missoula to Kalispell, they found the ideal site in the lower Clark Fork Valley. 
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