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Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream (for sale!), a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Camper Tour: Magdalene the Airstream

Soon after starting a family, Colleen and Zach decided to take the road less traveled and fulfill their dreams of simple living.

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream (for sale!), a vintage trailer renovated by Steady Streamin’ Cashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

“Having kids made us take a step back in life & reevaluate our priorities. We realized we were chasing the “worldly” dreams society had given us and it wasn’t very rewarding. So we stopped chasing after things that were “bigger & better” and start doing things and making memories that would feed our souls.”
- Colleen Cashio

They previously built a tiny home, but it was during the renovation of their first Airstream, Zach found his passion for restoring vintage trailers and bringing them back to life.

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

That’s when they decided to sell their first Airstream and renovate a second, which they’ve affectionately named Magdeline. Their mix of design skills and workmanship makes for an amazing team!

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

I love their clean, minimalistic style and it’s easy to why they considered keeping this beauty for themselves, but life had other plans for them… #vanlife!

Yup, that’s right, this family of 4, along with their Australian Shepherd, have been building out a van, and recently listed this 1968 Airstream Ambassador for sale (now sold)!

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

While they don’t currently travel full-time, their plan is to spend a few months exploring the US later this year. They’ve also documented their Airstream renovations and van-build over on Youtube if you’re looking for inspiration and guidance to do the same!

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Meet Magdeline the Airstream

Let’s dive into the tour! Be sure to slide over the images below to see the transformation!

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“At first when we saw everyone else on IG living out our dream of full-time travel we were super discouraged. We thought we’d never get to pick up and travel. We started to compare us to them and it just wasn’t a fun path. God really worked on us the last couple of months to appreciate what we have & where we are.

The lessons we have learned while living tiny & stationary could have gone unnoticed if we were full time traveling. I’m not saying that travel isn’t in our future at some point, but it really made us stop and figure out our own path instead of chasing everyone else’s path. So today I encourage you to look around & enjoy where you are in life. Even if it’s a hard season, those are the ones that shape us the best.”

- Colleen Cashio

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Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream (for sale!), a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

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How long did the renovation of this Airstream take?

5 months

Where’s your favorite place to shop for décor?

Target and TJ Maxx

What was most challenging about your renovation?

POLISHING!

What project made the most difference in the space?

We took the bathroom completely out to redo the layout and make it more spacious.

What piece of advice would you give people starting a camper renovation?

Take your time, ask questions from others.

What’s your favorite aspect of tiny living?

Not a huge house to clean.

What’s your least favorite aspect of tiny living?

No “personal private” space.

What is something you’ve learned in general or about yourself since going tiny?

That it’s very easy to adjust to living tiny!

What has been your favorite place to explore so far during your journey? Or a place you are excited to explore in the future?

We cannot wait to explore the west!

Most Asked About Product Sources:

Flooring- TrafficMASTER White Maple Vinyl Planks

Countertops- 3/4″ Maple Plywood with Clear Matte Polyurethane

Shower Paint- Jamestown Distributors Marine Topside Paint


Huge thank you to the Cashio’s for sharing their Airstream with us, and I can’t wait to see how their van-build turns out!

Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com
Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com
Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com
Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com
Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream (for sale!), a vintage trailer renovated by Steady Streamin’ Cashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.comCamper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream, a vintage trailer renovated by @SteadyStreaminCashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com
Camper Tour: Meet Magdalene the Airstream (for sale!), a vintage trailer renovated by Steady Streamin’ Cashios! | Featured on MountainModernLife.com

Follow The Cashio's on Instagram!

Be sure to follow the Cashio’s on Instagram to learn more about their renovations, find out what tiny living is really like for this family of 4, and to see what projects they are currently working on!

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Comments

  • Cactus

    Wow! ThIs is amazing. This has convinced me to get working on our travel trailer. Hope to see you westbound. 😄

    February 2, 2019
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