Tour this 1970s vintage camper that turned into a couple's dream space

Hayley and Brad wanted a "vacation home," so they bought one that could take them on many different adventures. Figuring things out as they went along, the couple completely demoed a 1970s vintage camper to create their dream space.
After resealing the exterior, Hayley gave the camper a "glow-up" with Behr Ultra paint and primer from Home Depot in a color-blocked mint and white design. They left original aluminum trim to preserve the vintage charm.
Advertisement
Hayley and Brad appropriately named their camper, "The Dog House" after pooches Duke and Keela.
Part of the appeal for their home away from home is that the dogs are welcome, and they can travel together as a family. "We picked the name because, well, our life is pretty much dogs so it seemed fitting," Hayley shares on Instagram.
The main living space has banquette seating with a handmade fold-down table. The couple repainted the storage base in a crisp white and reupholstered outdated cushions. Underfoot, they added custom tile for a pop of pattern. For the main flooring, the couple chose a light ashy wood-look laminate.
To give the dining table some personality, Hayley created a chevron pattern using two-by-four pieces of wood. For the patterned wall trim, the couple taped off triangular patterns to leave unpainted in the natural wood. Final details like throw pillows, greenery and textural placemats add comforts of home.
In the kitchen, Hayley painted existing cabinetry a crisp white for a modern refresh. To update the appliances, the couple soaked the stovetop in vinegar to remove old debris and then gave everything a fresh coat of paint. Finally, a butcher block countertop was an affordable way to upgrade existing laminate.
Advertisement
Next to the kitchen, Hayley and brad enjoy a cozy sleeping area with overhead storage for clothes. Geometric throw pillows add a pop of color against neutral linens. Textural details like fringe, sisal and embroidery complete the boho look.
Resources @hayleyflower

Sarah Lemp refused to let the naysayers convince her this travel trailer was a lost cause.
September 27   ·  
Advertisement
The paint job gives you a pretty good idea of what to expect inside.
September 26   ·  
This popup camper was in great structural shape, but it looked seriously behind the times inside. When a camping blogger took over, everything changed.
September 25   ·  
A completely renovated tiny bungalow.
September 25   ·  
Whether you work from home full-time or just need a place to check your emails once in a while, having a desk in your home is almost a necessity. There are a ton of amazing options out there; here are 8 of the best!
September 27   ·  
Most of us will spend some time living alone at one point or another, and not everyone needs a separate bedroom when they're the only person in the house! Studio designs are a convenient, economical solution for people living on their own.
September 17   ·