Campervan Conversion: 5 things not to save money on when building a campervan

We’re slowly approaching the end of our build and with it, the start of our vanlife adventure. It’s been quite a journey, trying to turn an old panel van into a cozy home on wheels. Since we bought our van back 6 months ago, we’ve been working on many different things, most of which were new to us. We have made mistakes (we’ve listed a few here), and by no means is this van perfect, but we’ve learnt a lot and we’re extremely happy with how far we’ve come. Although we don’t have much money, we were able to create…

Continue Reading

Campervan conversion: paneling the walls and ceiling

In a campervan conversion, just like in any other home, the walls and ceiling make up the largest surface area. They play a huge role in the outcome of any build. Have you ever walked into a home improvement store to pick a new color for the walls of your bedroom? Do you remember trying to pick one out of these hundreds hues of red and blue? Well, making the walls and ceiling of a campervan look nice takes a lot more sweat and tears than that! Today, we explain how we installed paneling and ply to the walls and…

Continue Reading

How to prepare for the arrival of a puppy

This weekend we welcomed a new member to our family, a puppy named Venus! Some of you have probably already seen her on Instagram and Facebook, and it’s clear that just like us, you have fallen in love! We had been wanting to add a second dog to the family for quite a while now. We’re so excited to have finally gotten the opportunity to add a new member to our adventure team!  Venus is a staffordshire bull terrier just like Mojo. She’s a real sporting dog, and has such a high amount of energy! We can’t wait to raise…

Continue Reading

Campervan conversion: how to treat rust

In our previous blog post in which we explained why we bought this van, we also mentioned that Ford Transits are, sadly enough, known for getting some rust. Well, that's the case with our van as well. When we removed everything from our van, including the upholstery covering the floor, we found quite some rust on the floor. In today’s blog post, we explain how we treated the rust we have found in our van.     Materials Because we do not own a wide range of appliances, nor do we have the money to acquire them, we mainly used…

Continue Reading
Close Menu
Close Panel