The bright and welcoming remodel of our full-time RV home.

Style: Funky Fresh (aka. Eclectic) / Size: Approximately 325 square feet with slides out (30 sqm)

 
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ASHLEY’S NOTES

PRIORITIES
My husband and I were the clients for this project! This was our first adventure in Tiny Living (check out Can You Live Tiny?) and we wanted our new home (a 34-foot long 5th wheel) to be special. We worked weekends and nights. We worked through a VERY hot Texas summer and walked on bare plywood floors through the cold Texas winter. All for a custom renovation and a home that felt our own. It was absolutely worth it.

We like to be surrounded by the (minimal) stuff we love. There are niches designed just for our knick-knacks: tokens we've collected from our travels and special gifts from loved ones. Every single decorative element has a story. With so little space, it had to be that way!
We also wanted the RV to feel large and bright, youthful and energizing. We used a warm white for most walls and painted three accents walls to define each "room." Read more about colors in “The Science of Color.

And finally, I really didn't want to mess with the cabinets. Moving cabinets, painting cabinets, new cabinets; it all takes SO much time. From the beginning, we planned everything so we wouldn't have to touch the cabinets. Mission accomplished!

WORK
We painted the walls and trim, installed new floors, and put up new curtains. We put in a new fridge/freezer, a new kitchen sink, and faucet. We also moved the television, put in a new office/desk, and demo’d the annoying cabinets in the bedroom.

MY FAVORITE DETAIL
The chalkboard in the toilet room; you know, for when inspiration strikes!

A BIG thanks to my friend Mikenzie. She's a kickass destination wedding photographer and took all these beautiful photos. Check out her other work at GreytoBlue.com

A few more GIANT thank you's: to my sister Nikki for sewing ALL our curtains (no small feat), my sister Makenna for our totally awesome Brontosaurus painting, and my husband Mike for working innumerable hours on this place while I was out of town.


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