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This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com

Tour this plant-filled Travel Trailer renovated with Southwestern Vibes

Today’s RV tour comes from a couple I can relate to all too well and maybe you can too!

Brit and her husband J were living in a 3-bedroom home when they began to crave more adventure in their life. The tiny house movement had inspired Brit and she found herself obsessed with tiny homes and the idea of living in one. J, on the other hand, wasn’t sold on living in an actual tiny home but was open to moving into an RV. (This is pretty much exactly how it went down for Eric and me, ha!)

Soon after, they sold their home and started renovating a 1980’s Airstream, which they lived in for a year.

By that time they realized they wanted more space so they sold the Airstream and purchased a 2018 Forest River Wildwood 27REI.

Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com

While they didn’t need to do any major renovations, they still wanted to transform the new travel trailer into a space that reflected their own personal style and story. The result is a plant-filled and incredibly welcoming tiny home with Southwestern vibes that I’m somewhat obsessed with. And it certainly seems to be pup approved.

Tour this plant-filled travel trailer renovated with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com!

Brit’s job is based out of Nashville and J works remotely, so they are mostly stationary, but make trips when they can.

This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com

Their dream is to eventually build a small home in the mountains, but have no timeframe or deadline for when that may be. For now, their goal is to pay off debt and travel, all while pursuing financial freedom.

Whether you’re looking for RV reno ideas or have been contemplating whether or not to update a newer rig, I hope this tour will help encourage and inspire you!

Let’s dive into the tour!

Tour this travel trailer renovated with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com

“It was so eye-opening when we started going through all of our belongings and determining what was essential to us. We hadn’t realized how much stuff we had that we didn’t even need!”

- Brit @ TinCanRamblers

Travel Trailer Renovated with Southwestern Vibes

What kind of camper do you have?

2018 Forest River Wildwood 27REI

How would you describe your decorating style?

Southwest/bohemian

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“The cushion cover is actually just a blanket that I have tucked in around it, because, well I’m indecisive. I was planning on getting the cushions reupholstered but the blanket has worked well because I can switch it up when I want to.”

- Brit @ TinCanRamblers
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Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com

Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com

Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com

Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com

Renovated 2018 Forest River Wildwood 27REI from @TinCanRamblers! See the tour RV tour on MountainModernLife.com!

This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com

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What made you decide to go “tiny”?

Our goal in living tiny was to pay off debt and travel more! We were living in a 3 bedroom house and it was just the two of us and our dog (rocky) at the time. I (brit) had been obsessed with tiny houses and kept sending my husband (j) all the articles + photos I could find on living tiny. He wasn’t sold on a tiny house but pitched the idea of an RV and the rest is history. We sold our house and started renovating a 1980 Airstream Excella, which we lived in for a year until we decided we wanted a bit more space and bought the travel trailer that we currently live in and renovated – and we added another dog – charlie =)

Do you travel or are you stationary?

Currently stationary

Where’s your favorite place to shop for décor?

TJMaxx + Target + Amazon

What project made the most difference in the space?

Paint paint paint. When we bought our RV I could not wait to paint it all (haha) – but really it made such a big difference and from there we would just do projects here and there to improve the space. Most recently we replaced the slide trim which made the space feel so much different!

Do you have any future projects or changes planned for the interior?

I am always coming up with something to add or change (my husband loves that – haha). The next project on our list is to replace the bathroom mirror cabinet with a new mirror. I would love to replace the flooring one day, but I don’t think I will win that battle =)

What’s your favorite aspect of tiny living?

Having less stuff! It was so eye-opening when we started going through all of our belongings and determining what was essential to us. We hadn’t realized how much stuff we had that we didn’t even need!

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 visited Colorado for the first time last year and fell in love with it. We want to go everywhere though and can’t wait to explore the western united states.

Most Asked About Product Sources:

Wall paint: Sherwin Williams – HGTV high gloss white paint + primer all in one

Cabinet paint: we recently painted over the cabinets with black chalkboard paint

Cabinet hardware: Amazon (brushed brass handle pulls 6 3/8″)

Blinds: lowes (Levolor brand in tatami color)

Feather Wall Hanging: @nomadicknot

Living Room Coffee Table and Side Table: TJ Maxx

Dining Table – This is the original table reimagined! You can see how it was done over in the TinCanRambler’s Instagram highlights here.

Black Shelf in Bathroom: Target

Bedroom Shelf: Hobby Lobby

Bedroom Hanging Light: Amazon

Bedroom Blanket Curtain: Love’s Truck Stop


Thanks Brit + J for showing us that even if you purchase a brand new travel trailer, making it your own can be more than worth it!

Tour this travel trailer renovated with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com

Follow Tin Can Ramblers!

Be sure to follow Brit and J over on Instagram where you can learn more about tiny living, follow their journey, and see even more photos of their travel trailer and previous Airstream renovation!

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This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com

 

Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com
Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com
Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
This renovated travel trailer from @TinCanRamblers has major Southwestern Vibes! See the before and after on MountainModernLife.com
Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com
Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com
Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com
Renovated 2018 Forest River Wildwood 27REI from @TinCanRamblers! See the tour RV tour on MountainModernLife.com!
Renovated 2018 Forest River Wildwood 27REI from @TinCanRamblers! See the tour RV tour on MountainModernLife.com!
Renovated 2018 Forest River Wildwood 27REI from @TinCanRamblers! See the tour RV tour on MountainModernLife.com!
Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com
Tour this plant-filled travel trailer with Southwestern vibes from @TinCanRamblers on MountainModernLife.com

Comments

  • Karina

    Where did you get your window shades?

    June 26, 2019
    reply
  • Katie

    Love those window shaDes, do you have a link?

    July 8, 2019
    reply
  • Jean

    I came to ask the same question… where did you get your blinds?

    July 9, 2019
    reply
  • Adina

    Hi there,
    Just wondering how you attached the blinds over the windows? Did you use screws of some sort?
    Also the planks in the sleeping area?
    Thank you!

    August 12, 2019
    reply

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