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...my vintage trailer dreams came true.
she'll be completely restored inside and out.
Thanks to Valarie, Glimpse of my World for hooking us up with Paul White, her guy that restored her first vintage trailer.
Anyone with tips or advice please comment.
Posted by Tina Smith on June 15, 2012 at 11:45 PM | Permalink
Regards from Greece!
June 16, 2012 at 12:56 AM
Oh Tina.....what a dream come true! I have wanted an old vintage camper for years. Your's is a beauty...love the color. Can't wait to see what you do with it.
Give your precious Marlee Pearl a big hug from Tennessee.
Becky from Tennessee |
June 16, 2012 at 04:30 AM
Jealous! A girly version of camping - I love it!
June 16, 2012 at 07:50 AM
Can't wait to see how you decorate this. I bet it will be so cute! Have fun with it!
Lisa~A Cottage To Me |
June 16, 2012 at 08:29 AM
I am pea green with envy. I want one of those so much I know it will be fantastic when you are done.
June 16, 2012 at 08:54 AM
I'm so excited for you! I have a little, vintage trailer and we're starting to redo her. I know you're going to love yours! Can't wait to see more.
June 16, 2012 at 09:40 AM
What a cutie she is too!
blessings to you.
June 16, 2012 at 10:22 AM
I'm looking forward to seeing how you decorate it...with lots of RED i'm sure! I would love to have a vintage trailer (we have a one ton truck to pull it) but our HOA rules wouldn't let us park it here at home to renovate it. We are already paying a monthly storage fee to store our little travel van.
Teacup Lane |
June 16, 2012 at 11:20 AM
You have to visit a blog called www.happylovesrosie.com . She has TWO vintage caravans and they are beyond gorgeous.
Jane Monahan |
June 16, 2012 at 01:55 PM
I recently came across the Country Home magazine article on vintage trailers. They did a feature on them approx 5 years ago. It's here somewhere! If I find it, I'll send it to you. Carly
June 16, 2012 at 04:53 PM
...thanks, Id love to see it!
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Tina Smith |
June 16, 2012 at 04:58 PM
Me again, found it. It's Country Living April 2002. 4 pages called "Cowgirl Caravan". More Southwestern than cottage..but the kitchen is cute! If you don't have magazines piled under your bed(ha) let me know and I'll send it. Carly
June 16, 2012 at 05:20 PM
It is just darling !!! I am so looking forward to seeing you decorate your little trailer....be sure to tell us all the details and show us lots and lots of pictures.
Claudia Voorhees |
June 16, 2012 at 05:53 PM
A play house on wheels, every litte (big) girls dream !!! Are you going with a "cherry" theme ??? Can't wait to see it
all dolled up.
Sue in FL
Sue T. |
June 16, 2012 at 08:57 PM
O.K. Missy I want to see YOU pull that to Canton and park right by me.:) It will be
nice to have a vintage neighbor...LOL. I love it and I can't wait to see how you decorate it. I know you have wanted one for so long and now all the fun starts. What year is it? I would think 50's being aqua. It is wonderful, good for you!!! You know that could be a wonderful playhouse for Marlee Pearl. Tell Milt and David "Happy Father's.
June 16, 2012 at 09:28 PM
Tina tha is the coolest thing since Sunbeam Bread.....HOLY COW!
Wife of Rob |
June 16, 2012 at 09:33 PM
Susan Phillips |
June 17, 2012 at 07:11 AM
JEALOUS !!!! BEEN MY DREAM FOR A LONG TIME TO HAVE ONE TOO :)
Marissa Polk |
June 17, 2012 at 07:34 AM
anne roberts |
June 17, 2012 at 09:20 PM
Pinterest had several pictures of cute trailers like your new one. I started pinning these decorated trailers, and calling them a second home. You are so talented, and I bet it will be so adorable. I can't wait to see your new decorated trailer. Please post pictures. Have fun!
A Texas Gal |
June 18, 2012 at 12:42 PM
I'm sure you'll have it fixed up very cute. Do you camp now? We have a camper (pull behind trailer style), that is not vintage. We love camping and are fortunate to have many state parks and a national park nearby.
June 18, 2012 at 01:24 PM
'Happy Camper Girl', 'Girl Camping', and 'Sisters on the Fly' can be found on Facebook, and they have dozens of photos for inspiration. I know many ladies, myself included, enjoy the photos for inspiration as we all have the same goal to have our very own vintage trailer! I'm very much looking forward to the upcoming photos of your little beauty! Enjoy!
Jacqueline Meindersee |
June 18, 2012 at 04:09 PM
Oh you lucky girl!!!!!!!!! I've wanted one of these ever since I saw the Sisters on the Fly trailers. I don't care if I get to go anywhere in it - I just want to decorate one!!! Oh have so much fun with it - with your touch it'll be AWESOME! So happy for you!
June 18, 2012 at 09:51 PM
Oh my Goodness! How darling is that?! I can't wait for the tour! :)
June 18, 2012 at 09:52 PM
I'm with Liz, how darling and I also can't wait to see how you doll it up to perfection! Have fun!
June 19, 2012 at 09:41 AM
Get ready to let go of those purse strings! My sister and I just did one and it keeps adding and adding and adding.
Gloria in Virginia
June 19, 2012 at 11:38 AM
Tina, go to THE TRAILER GAL on facebook ... on my side links are several folks I visit with and have consulted with when we were remodeling both trailers... if you need a contact for awnings, oilcloth cushions, flooring holler at me.... Paul was here today.. we are taking the gypsy out there tomorrow... dining room remodel!!! yoo hoo!!
June 19, 2012 at 08:47 PM
How fun! I've always wanted to decorate one in a 50's theme in pink with pink flamingo fabric and pink and white checkered curtains!
June 19, 2012 at 09:09 PM
Oh my, I'm so jealous!! I can't wait to see what you do to the inside. I know it will just be adorable. Happy camping!
Teresa in St. Paul, TX |
June 21, 2012 at 09:31 AM
I want one too!!!!!!!!
Jill Brown |
June 22, 2012 at 10:25 AM
I'm bummed that playlist is no longer on my blog or yours. I always loved your music and have spent time putting mine together as well. Have you been looking for a replacement?
I was hoping that this wouldn't be permanent. Doesn't 'sound' good.
Rita May |
June 23, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Oh....seems like we all have the same dream....a little tiny space all to ourselves to fancy up any way we want....I want one too!
Andrea Rayna |
June 23, 2012 at 10:40 PM
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sac chanel |
June 25, 2012 at 02:11 AM
Hey girlie... I picked up my trailer yesterday and saw your trailer in the shed waiting to be worked on..... soooooo super excited!!!
June 27, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Tina, that is adorable! I so want one too! I love the color...oh you are going to be having so much fun!!!!
Here's a website you might like...I just discovered this one today....www.vintagecampertrailers.com
June 28, 2012 at 01:46 AM
Bisbee Arizona has a motel called the Shady Dell, consisting of ten vintage trailers!!! Really cute!!
July 06, 2012 at 09:10 AM
These are just precious....serene!! I think if I had one, it would be with a Keep Out sign when I wanted to dream!!
July 06, 2012 at 09:22 AM
My parents had one of these....same color! The inside had red and white checked curtains.
July 07, 2012 at 10:06 AM
My husband is freaking out he loves this RV. Please show us your completed job when done. . .
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December 26, 2012 at 11:14 PM
guess we dont get to see the finished thing???
January 08, 2013 at 08:17 PM
who said it was finished.
I never did.
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Tina Smith |
January 08, 2013 at 08:42 PM
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