Dining Room – Before & After

It’s been less than a year-and-a-half since we found our retro-vintage travel trailer; gutted out and full of musty…dirty carpet.  Ever since the day we finally got her home (see ‘A Place to Call Home’ in a previous blog post), we’ve been hard-at-it to make her livable…while actually living in her.  Anyone who’s ever remodeled an old RV…

New Dining Room in Caravan RV Trailer Part IV

–DINING BOOTH & NEW PANTRY Project:  Part IV– It’s raining today, so looks like we’ll have to wait til another day to continue with the construction of our new pantry in our ‘once gutted out’ vintage Caravan RV trailer.  –The place we’ve called home for a year-and-a-half now. It hasn’t been easy living in the…

Custom Pantry and Dining Booth in Caravan Trailer Part III

Building A Custom Food Cabinet and Dining Booth in Our Caravan RV Home – PART III: For a little more than a week, my Hubby Nico has been sawing (mostly by hand), cutting, drilling, and screwing our dining booth and food pantry into our once gutted out and neglected travel trailer; that is now our…

Caravan Kitchen Remodeling Part IV

PART IV For three days-straight, Nico has been working on our Island Caravan kitchen here at Mermaid Mansion, while I kept our little’n entertained.  Even still, we found a bit of time to head to the beach.  It’s seaweed season on the Gulf Coast, and…Man!  Is it ever smelly!  : p  If you’ve had the…

Custom Kitchen Cabinets In Caravan Glamper RV – Part III

Glamper Kitchen Remod Part III *Making Use of Wasted Space* Even after the rain washed us out this morning (of which we took advantage, and lazed around watching movies together and having coffee…snuggling too), this afternoon Nico was back at it again.  In spite of the rain, he’s moving along.  Though we’re worried that we…

Glamper Kitchen Remodeling – Part I

Glamper Kitchen Remod – PART I **Framing-Out the Cabinets** YIPPEEEeeee!!  I am jumping for joy that Hubby has finally gotten around to building my kitchen.  Happy isn’t even the word to explain how so-very grateful I am that my kitchen is coming around so well–this time.  After the disappointing outcome of the temporary cabinet, I…

White Washing the Bathroom

After almost a year, I finally got down to the business of painting the yucky, dark and dingy bathroom.  Bright white was the only way to go!  So I rolled up my sleeves, got out the Kilz…and went to work washing the dark panel walls with primer. A nice layer of primer, and two thick…

Whistling Dixie – Vintage Stoves in Glamper Caravan Kitchens

Wow!  Was I ever right about our old Dixie stove!  She cleaned up beautifully!!!  I couldn’t be happier with the results.  Hubby worked so hard on her yesterday, and we moved her into our caravan kitchen last night.  Only one place on the back chrome area looks to need some polishing or re-chroming.  I’m going…

Do It Yourself Tiki Bamboo Wall for $30

For the super cheap price of around Thirty Dollars, we turned a very ugly kitchen wall in our Vintage Travel Trailer Caravan…into a one-of-a-kind Tiki Bamboo Wall!  Click on Pic to find out how we did it!   BEFORE Pics:

Constructing Walls From Old Shutters

I’m not sure if I’ve ever mentioned that when we bought our vintage trailer, she was gutted from the bathroom wall (at least they left ‘The Loo’ alone) completely to the opposite end…in our living room area.  One might think that such an open space in an RV makes it look bigger, but that isn’t the case…