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When Paul was in high school, he and his dad gutted a school bus to use it for transport. It was then that the skoolie seed was planted and Paul dreamed for years of getting his own rig.

After an “unhealthy” amount of research, Paul and Audrey finally found and bought a bus and started the renovation process. It took time to complete, but now it’s been their home for about a year, and it’s lovely!

Enjoy the video tour with Tiny Home Tours below, and be sure to keep up with the couple’s blog!

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The Savor-It Skoolie Couple’s Adventure

High School Dream Come True: 1998 Thomas Saf-T-Liner

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Bus conversions are such a great reflection of their owner’s and their priorities. That couldn’t be more true with Luke’s 2003 Ford E450 school bus conversion. While some might prefer running hot water, this digital nomad made sure to have space and charge for all his electronics and instruments.

He does have an RV toilet in the bus connected to a black water tank, but he uses baby wipes to keep clean when he can’t get to a public shower. The exterior of his bus has a fantastic hand-painted mural he did himself. He also has a cozy bed cave inside with lots of pillows!

Watch the full interview from Tiny Home Tours below, and follow Luke on Instagram.

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Web Designer & Musician in his Bus Conversion

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This is a custom school bus conversion by Florida-based tiny house builder, Movable Roots.

It’s their first school bus conversion project, and we think they did a great job. Take a look and let us know your thoughts about it in the comments.

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School Bus Conversion by Movable Roots

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Justin grew up road-tripping with his family as a kid, and wanted to keep that tradition alive as a young adult. So he bought a school bus and created a custom party bus, complete with a one-of-a-kind bar so he can mix drinks (when parked, of course — don’t drink and drive!).

He doesn’t live in his rig full-time, so he created it with space for friends to sleep and congregate so he could travel with a group and have a good place to hang out. Inside the bus he can sleep three, and you can even pitch a tent on the roof-top deck! He chose the bar over a bathroom, and says so far he has no regrets (#priorities).

I love his innovative design for a passenger seat, and his honesty in his Tiny Home Tours interview about the real costs of keeping an older bus running. Including the bus cost itself, he’s spent $12,000 to date. Enjoy the tour below!

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Check Out the Ceilings in His Bus Conversion!

Pacific Pioneer: His Party Bus with Big Bar

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Meet Jessica Rambo, a Marine veteran who is helping other veterans with her traveling art studio (that doubles as her home!).

Her 501c3, the Painted Buffalo Traveling Studio, has a mission “to enhance the quality of life for members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their community by providing alternative tools in art and art making.”

She and her two children live on the bus together, along with her cat and dog! It’s an amazing work-in-progress that she has built herself. We got to do a Q&A with her about the studio and #buslife, so be sure to read it at the end of the post!

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Mom’s Traveling Studio School Bus Conversion

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This is the story of Sheena, Nate, and their Dog Luna who live in their bus ‘Stud’.

Sheena and Nate met while Nate was living van-life. Sheena was always interested in van-life, but was nervous to jump in as a solo female. She and Nate hit it off and she moved into the van pretty quickly.

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Couple And Their Dog Living In Short Bus Skoolie Named Stud

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