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Cottage Chic Decor

Second-Hand Love: Romantic Shabby Chic Mobile Home

This romantic shabby chic mobile home is worthy of a chapter in Rachel Ashwell’s next shabby chic decorating book. Rita, today’s featured homeowner, has mastered the shabby chic style that made the interior designer famous. Rachel Ashwell started her home furnishings brand 'Shabby Chic' in 1989 and home decor hasn't been the same since. She…

Ugly-Duckling Trailer House Gets Colorful Single Wide Makeover

In April of 2012, I shared an article about a colorful single wide makeover that Better Home & Gardens featured on their site. This was a big deal to me since there wasn’t a whole lot of mobile homes being featured in national home decorating magazines. Unfortunately, BHG used the words trailer house or trailer home to describe it. What…

This French Cottage Mobile Home Renovation is Fantastic!

Jeff and Felicia French are no strangers to remodeling. As owners of a construction company in Southeast Louisiana, they've done many home improvements for others but this was the first time they'd conquered their own mobile home renovation. Their experience shows in this mobile home renovation. Every room in the French's 1997…

Shabby Chic Decor Ideas for Mobile Homes

Our readers are always giving us suggestions for things they would like us to cover here at Mobile Home Living. The #1 suggestion, behind remodeling tips, is mobile home decor ideas. With that in mind, let's start exploring some different mobile home decor styles and some inexpensive way to incorporate those styles into your home. First up, Shabby…

Shabby Chic Remodel Update

A few years ago we featured an excellent remodel of an older mobile home, Shannon's Shabby Chic Double Wide Remodel. It included some impressive shabby chic home decor that we absolutely loved. So, today we wanted to check in and see what Shannon has been up to with a shabby chic remodel update. Shannon is a second-hand pro by profession. Her…

Amazing Mobile Home – 4 Years Later

Kristy's amazing mobile home was one of the first featured homes we shared on Mobile Home Living. Four years ago, when my writing skills were even worse than they are today, I was fortunate enough to get to meet Kristy and feature her amazing mobile home. Kristy, and her husband George, live in Langly BC, a quaint Canadian town. Their single wide…

Chic Country Cottage Manufactured Home Decorating Ideas

I've often heard that details are what makes a home so special and after seeing this gorgeous home I'm convinced! This 2000 model double wide is beautifully decorated and has a ton of country cottage manufactured home decorating ideas. It reminds me of a storybook cottage with its rustic, natural tones and rich, warm textures. …

Shannon’s Shabby Chic Double Wide Makeover

This double wide makeover is what MHL is all about. Shannon Olson, the publisher of Southern Belle with Northern Roots, is an amazingly talented woman. She calls a 1979 double wide home and has transformed it into a shabby chic paradise, and I am so honored to get to feature it today! The home was a typical late 70's double wide with wood…

Teresa’s Spectacular Double Wide Kitchen Makeover

The very talented Teresa, from the blog Magazine Your Home, graciously shared her entire manufactured home's transition with us a few months ago. Today, she shares her double wide kitchen makeover! 'Organic farmhouse' is a good description of Teresa's favorite style and decor. It really isn’t an easy feat to make a modern manufactured home…

Momma Hen’s Beautiful Single Wide Makeover

This is a beautiful single wide makeover! Amy started her blog, Momma Hen’s Frugal Life, in 2010. It focuses on DIY, furniture, recipes and home decor within a budget. She has amassed a great little following and has had some of her work published in magazines and on some very popular blogs. She is talented, no doubt about it. Yet, she kept a huge…

French Country Double Wide – Manufactured Home Makeover

This French Country Double Wide Manufactured Home Makeover is a Treat!  Former blogger and double wide domestic diva, Amanda Livenwell, is a pen name coined by this homeowner in her effort to chronicle when her family of 10 downsized from a 2200 square foot home in suburbia, complete with HOA, to a 10-acre country site and a French Country double…