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Minette Short Bus Conversion by Von Thompson Creative

This is the Minette Short Bus Conversion by Von Thompson Creative.

The DIY school bus RV is cozy and adorable! I see lots of “normal” bus conversions, but I love seeing what can be done in an even tinier space. This one has a bed/lounge area, a fridge, some food and things storage and a sink — all you need for a road trip. Take a video tour below!

The Von Thompsons live full-time in their own amazing full-sized school bus conversion, which you can check out in our post here.

Related: Family’s School Bus Tiny House

Minette Short Bus Conversion by Von Thompson Creative

Images via Von Thompson Creative

Bed and “couch” area at the back of the bus. Adorable.

Looking from the bed to the cab. Snug!

Nice storage that can be closed during transit.

Tiny fridge under the tiny cabinet. Love the spot for drinks.

Sink on the other side. Spot for some fresh flowers.

Even more clever storage. Another look at the cute sock monkey.

I love fun too!

Hehe. “Cool Bus.” I love clever people!

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Video: Tour Our DIY Converted School Bus RV!

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributing writer for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She is a coffee-loving wannabe homesteader who dreams of becoming self-sufficient in her own tiny home someday. Natalie currently resides in a tiny apartment with her husband, Casey, in Massachusetts.
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  • Steve of TinyQualityHomes.org May 17, 2017, 12:20 pm

    Very nice bus conversion

  • Gabriella May 17, 2017, 6:02 pm

    Too funny fun is an explosion of traveling Joy!

  • Marsha Cowan May 17, 2017, 10:28 pm

    Really cute!

  • William Simpson May 18, 2017, 11:26 am

    That looks good. I like what you have done with it.
    Also it is good sometimes if they think you are a school bus! kind of urban camouflage.
    I wish you all the luck.
    I like the way you did the video also.

    • Natalie C. McKee Natalie C. McKee May 18, 2017, 3:38 pm

      Haha I like the term “Urban Camouflage”

    • Joyce May 23, 2017, 7:56 am

      Keep in mind some states make it “illegal” to keep a color ‘school bus yellow’ on a bus not in the system. I’m trying to think of another color that would look good on the outside of this bus and still keep the interior color scheme. Nice job of making the space usable, practical and good looking.

      • Natalie C. McKee Natalie C. McKee May 23, 2017, 1:12 pm

        Yes that is true! You might have to repaint it. I wonder if it could still be a shade of yellow so long as it wasn’t that particular shade.

  • Nancy May 19, 2017, 3:52 pm

    I love this lil bus!!! Perfect for me to take the Gkids camping & roaming!

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