Emma was looking for complete and total freedom, as well as a way to live more sustainably and create less waste. Vanlife seemed like the perfect lifestyle for her, so she bought a camper van and gutted it, spending a year making it into her home.
Originally from Connecticut, Emma has taken the van cross-country and is enjoying her nomadic lifestyle (although COVID-19 has, unsurprisingly, put a wrench in her travel plans and reduced the number of showers she gets!). Check out the awesome video tour from Allison over at Tiny Home Tours. You can follow Emma’s travels on Instagram here.
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1997 Van turned Home: Emma Goes
She has 300 Watts of Solar Power for her van.
Love the live-edge pine counter tops in the kitchen.
Her 1997 DIY Camper Van Conversion
- Complete and total freedom
- 1997 van
- 1 year to finish
- 3 weeks full time
- Trash can on door
- Plug into shore power
- Solar power 300 Watts
- Raw-edge pine
- Fridge and sink are original
- Full-sized mattress 5 inch memory foam
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