A Simple Manufactured Home Makeover

Simple updates with calm color and white trim can make a huge impact in any home, but it works marvelously in a manufactured home. There's no kitschy trends or bold colors here! It's just a serene space that allows the home to shine on its own merits, and this manufactured home makeover certainly shines! This great manufactured home is for sale…
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Mobile Home Kitchens From 1955 to 1960

The late 1950's and early 1960's was a successful time for mobile homes. Record sales were broken year after year, and waiting lists for buyers were a common occurrence. Related: Vintage Mobile Homes. There are several reasons why the manufacturers enjoyed high sales and record profits during this time. One of the main reasons was the countries…
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Mobile Homes: Ignored Giant

Please welcome our guest Jay from a new website about mobile and manufactured homes, called Trailertrove.com. His interest in mobile home data and history inspired him to want to start the new site and we always need more mobile home resources, so please support him!  Much is made- and rightfully so- about the biased and often times downright…
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A History of American Trailer Parks

The history of the American trailer park is one of the most interesting aspects of our culture. History of the American Trailer Park The term ‘trailer’ is used to describe the original pulled camper concepts that came about in the first half of the 20th century. Job scarcity and housing shortages made these homes popular. However, the stigma…
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The $4,000,000 Mobile Home

The Paradise Cove Mobile Home Park in Malibu, California is unique. The 72-acre oceanfront community is rich in history and sits atop a bluff overlooking the Pacific. It has 257 manufactured homes of all makes and models, some are simple like the modern single wide makeover we recently featured, and some are not so simple, like the home below.…
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RV and Camper Decor Series: DIY RV Design

We continue our RV and Camper Decor Series with this DIY nature-themed RV design. Previously, we enjoyed the Ginter's gorgeous camper makeover.  Humble Beginnings This RV design was found on the Rate My Space blog and started out with the typical oak veneer and lightly patterned walls that we've seen throughout the last decade or so,  but the…
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Fabulous 5th Wheel Camper Makeover

This camper makeover is one of the most beautiful and inspiring camper makeovers ever! It's simple, yet dramatic, and completely changes the interior style of this 33-foot 5th wheel. There's no doubt about it; the owners, Blaise and Cassandra Ginter,  have great style! Before the Transformation Above is a photo of the camper, with a slide out,…
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Who Are You Calling Trailer Trash?

“No one has a right to comment on anyone’s life or the choices I do or don’t make.”  -Kate Winslet There’s NO such thing as Trailer Trash People living in mobile and manufactured homes have been stereotyped, stigmatized, and labeled from the very beginning. In the late 1920's the first 'mobile home' rolled off the assembly line. A transportable…
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