Kids' Bunk Room: Part 1 - Lower Bunks

We’ve had a vision for this bus from the beginning. We knew we could take it out of the dreary, outdated cowboy theme from 1980 and turn it into a modern, comfortable home for our family. While we have made many, many steps in that direction already, building out

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Wall Treatment in the Kids' Room

Every time we get to cover up more of the “ugly” in the bus, it’s an exciting day. When we started covering the bare metal, insulation, and furring strips on the walls, it was a very good day. The shell of the kids’ room was just beginning to come

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Butcher Block Countertops: Part 1

The kitchen is the heart of the home...and also the heart of the bus. The kitchen is inches from the family room and about four feet from the kids’ room. It will function as a food prep area, laundry room, art table, work desk, school desk, and who knows

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Building a Vanity Cabinet

Project management has been one of the most mentally difficult parts of building this bus. Namely, in what order do we do different parts of the build? In real life, it’s not very concise. We cannot realistically do all of any one major project at once. It has often

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The Beastly Front Cabinets

We had been absolutely dreading this project. I kind of just wanted to go on vacation and pray it was magically done when we returned. Unfortunately, we have no magic bus building elves. So, we had to just suck it up and do it - build the cabinets in the

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Building the Tech Cabinet

The day had finally arrived!!! We were somewhat giddy to start this project - the Tech Cabinet. For months and months, all of our electronic gear has been sitting on the floor of the bus in a box just waiting to have a home. When we wired everything in, we

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