From work van to wild van in 22 photos

Over 18 months we converted a used carpet fitters van into our dream home

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The first day – Van came fitted with a raised floor & rough ply lining which all needed to be stripped out.


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Getting stuck in removing the raised floor


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Ready with our blank canvas – now the real work can start!


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Letting some light in – we cut two holes in the roof for the windows.


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Prep work before the insulation went in.


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Seemingly never-ending insulation…


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Insulating from top to bottom with a full vapour barrier.


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First things first – we needed somewhere to sleep.


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Testing out our future bathroom facilities…


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Starting to take shape, the bathroom walls went up.


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Sealing everything off in the bathroom.


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Dreaming of no longer cooking on a camping stove.


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Building the kitchen framework.


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Getting our first taste of pallet wood love.


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Starting to feel more like home.


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We needed a place to put our stuff…


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More pallet wood!


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The joy of working with vans quirky shapes…


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Ready for the first coat of paint.


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Several coats later…



Our first night enjoying the finished van at Stonehenge.

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