Everything that Went Wrong on Our First Camping Trip

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Timehop recently served up a memory of our first camping in Cecilia.  I think the 3 question marks sum up the excitement I felt as I waited for the clock to hit 5 pm.  I had a good laugh when I saw this reminder of my excitement, because six years ago I had no idea that we were in for more bad than good on that trip. Continue reading “Everything that Went Wrong on Our First Camping Trip”

Cecilia Update: Textured Wallpaper

We knew for a long time that we wanted some type of backsplash behind the kitchenette area of the camper.  I really wanted pressed tin tiles, but I couldn’t find anything that I loved.  When I found textured, paintable wallpaper that looked like pressed tin, I knew this was the direction I wanted to go.  I’ve been showing little sneak peeks of it over at my Instagram account, but I wanted to gather all of the photos in one place.

We are leaving the wallpaper white right now, but as I mentioned above, it is paintable.  If you are interested in purchasing it, you can buy it here.

textured wallpaper

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Jalousie Windows and Parts for Vintage Campers

Jalousie WindowWe were fortunate that our vintage camper came with all of the windows intact.  I have talked to a lot of people who struggle to find replacements, so I’m creating a resource for those people.  These are all of the tips I could gather on the internet to help you find replacement jalousie windows or parts for your jalousie windows. Continue reading “Jalousie Windows and Parts for Vintage Campers”

Where Do I Buy a Vintage Camper Awning?

I find myself Googling ‘where do I buy a camper awning’ more often than I should.  It really isn’t in the plans or budget at the moment, but I want one.  I am always a fan of using a service or product that is recommended by someone I know, so I’ve been compiling a list of awning companies recommended by people Continue reading “Where Do I Buy a Vintage Camper Awning?”