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Campervan Conversion Progress & Inspiration

July 14, 2016

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Our Campervan Progress

I thought I’d share a little bit more about our campervan conversion. We haven’t really done all that much to it since the last post, but we ripped out all of the plywood and the bulkhead that separates the front from the back. It looks so much better now!

We did have a little problem with rust though, as we found out when my heel fell through the floor of the van by the wheelarch! We saw it wasn’t that great, but we didn’t realise just how bad it actually was. It’s been welded together now, so it’s all secure, so I shouldn’t be almost falling through the floor again anytime soon hah!

We actually started a little blog for all of our campervan conversion posts, any diys that we do, and then eventually our roadtrip plans and reviews of campsites etc. If you’d like to then you can follow along! Shane’s started a youtube channel too for him to do a few tutorials and then I keep on planning on vlogging whenever we go away, but we’ll see how that goes, as I planned to vlog on our Scotland trip at Christmas and got about a minute of footage haha!

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Campervan Inspiration

We stopped at a huge motorhome shop on our way to Doddington Hall the other week and got so much inspiration! We’re planning on having the front seats swivel into the back of the van, then have our living/bedroom area and then at the back on either side have a little kitchen area. There won’t be a bathroom in there, but depending on where we’re planning on going, then we might take a little portable toilet with us haha!

Campervan Conversion Inspiration Campervan Conversion Inspiration Campervan Conversion Inspiration Campervan Conversion InspirationI also found a few campervan conversion websites that I absolutely loved the look of and would love to do something like this in ours. I love the light colours and the fabrics throughout. It just makes it look so warm and cozy! The sources for the four photos above are linked below, but if any of them are incorrect, just let me know and I’ll get it changed!

Source 1 & 2 / Source 3 / Source 4

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    Kate
    July 15, 2016 at 3:28 am

    This is such a cute remake! Now I want to go on a roadtrip!
    -Kate // http://www.classyandkate.com

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      April
      July 16, 2016 at 7:16 am

      They’re so lovely aren’t they? I’m hoping ours turns out as good haha!
      xo April

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    Kelsey
    July 15, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    This makes me want to buy a van and go road tripping!

    Kelsey | Her Daily Glow

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      April
      July 16, 2016 at 7:17 am

      Aww, road tripping is the best! I can’t wait!
      xo April

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    Katie
    July 15, 2016 at 2:48 pm

    Ahhhhh man I have ALWAYS wanted to do this! It’s been a dream of mine for such a long time…I’m so excited to see what you do with it!!

    Katie xx ¦ La Coco Noire

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      April
      July 16, 2016 at 7:17 am

      Aww, I hope you get to do it one day! I have no idea what’s actually going on (that’s all Shanes thing), but we’re slowly making progress!
      xo April

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    Michelle
    July 15, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    I can’t wait to follow this journey with you guys! You have so many good ideas, it will be exciting to see the end result!

    https://thedogtribe.com/2016/07/14/dirty-thirty-workout/

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      April
      July 16, 2016 at 7:18 am

      Thank you! I can’t wait too! It’s exciting seeing everything happening finally now!
      xo April

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    Michelle
    July 16, 2016 at 10:07 am

    Always kind of blows me away what can be fit into such a tiny space. Excited to see what you come up with, the freedom is going to be amaaazing!

    Michelle • Macaroons

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      April
      July 17, 2016 at 9:23 am

      We actually thought the van would be a lot bigger before we collected it, so were a little shocked by the size. I still can’t imagine there being a bed/living area and kitchen in there, but it’ll fit haha!
      xo April

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    Steph
    July 31, 2016 at 8:08 am

    This is such a cool idea! Can’t wait to see the finished van and see where you travel around! Steph x
    http://www.stephstyle.com

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      April
      August 1, 2016 at 6:52 am

      Thanks! It’s so exciting seeing it all coming together (slowly). I’m excited for next year when we can (hopefully) get to use it!
      xo April

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    Pati
    August 3, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    Here I found it!!! I totally totally love it!!!!!! Definitely, choose light colours – white and beige and add some colorful details – the last pic looks amazing – I would go for something like that :)))

    http://travelekspert.com/2016/08/one-day-visit-in-sigapore-botanic-gardens/

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      April
      August 4, 2016 at 6:48 am

      I love the last one, but I’m not sure on how practical and easy it’ll be to do something like that in our tiny van, but I’d love to incorporate those colours!
      xo April

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