One Mom’s Cozy RV Remodel

This cozy RV remodel that The DIY Mommy, Christina completed last year is just what you hope a remodel will be. It’s homey, travel-ready and budget friendly. Take a look!

The Search For the Perfect RV

In 2017 Christina and her family, who live in Canada, were on the lookout for an RV to explore the many National Parks during the summer. Finally, after months of searching, they found a 5th wheel camper for only $1000. Although structurally sound, they RV was in need of some TLC. Fortunately, the couple was DIY experts so they knew they would have no trouble completing this cozy RV remodel. You can see more about the RV before the update here: Introducing Our DIY Camper: The Before & The Design Ideas.

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Typical 90’s interior.

Related: How one couple is Living the Dream in a Gypsy Caravan.

Unfortunately, the RV had some water damage that needed to be addressed first. This required tearing out the entire back kitchen wall and flooring and replacing it and resealing the exterior. Next up, a good cleaning and some serious painting. Don’t forget, just like with any remodel, painting is the easiest to update any space.

A Look at the Updated RV

Some of the most impressive features of this cozy RV remodel include creating a faux barn look with wallpaper on some of the walls, the peel and stick tiles in the kitchen, and the cool lighting fixtures. Take a look!

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Christina sewed all of the coverings herself.
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Butcher block replaced the old tabletop.
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The steps leading to the bedroom.

We love how Christina was able to do all these updates without it being too expensive. What a great example of using what you have and turning it into something new! Be sure to check out Christina’s website The DIY Mommy where she talks about crafts, home decor and more.

Thanks for reading Mobile Home Living.

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2 Comments
  1. Cheryl says

    Hats off, great job! Love reusing something with good bones and making it over. Wonderful work indeed.

  2. Chuck says

    What a super job of remaking this RV. It was always my dream that after retiring to do the same – RV traveling. This article just heighten my level of commitment to that dream. Thanks for sharing your wonderful work.

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