Top 10 RV Renovations You Need to See

Top 10 RV Renovations You Need to See

If you’ve spent any time in the online RVing world, you know that RV renovations are all the rage right now. RVs often come with dark wood cabinetry and beige wallpaper.

DIY lovers are taking matters into their own hands and renovating their RVs into Instagram-worthy homes on wheels. Take a look at our top 10 favorite RV renovations. 

1. RV Renovation: 188sqft

About the Renovators

Kevin and Mandy of 188sqft have been full-time RVers for a little more than five years. They traveled in an older, smaller fifth wheel that they renovated several years ago. They’ve since decided it was time for a change. The couple upgraded to a new Grand Design Momentum Toy Hauler that fits their lifestyle and has more space for working and living. 

About the RV and Renovation

As soon as they got their new RV, Kevin and Mandy started changing it. Once the old fixtures and furniture were out, they painted the RV white to brighten up the space. Carpenters came to build new cabinets, but Kevin and Mandy did the majority of the work themselves. This renovation took two months of full-time work, but it was so worth it. 

2. The Ultimate Montana DIY RV Renovation

About the Renovators

Cortni Armstrong is The Flipping Nomad. Cortni got her start as an RVer in an unusual way but made the most of her situation and just kept going. She started living in an RV out of financial necessity but grew to love it. After searching for a new RV that fit her aesthetic better, she realized a significant problem in the RV design industry. And thus, The Flipping Nomad began. Cortni designs, renovates, and flips beautiful RVs. The Ultimate Montana is her most ambitious design yet. 

About the RV and Renovation

Cortni partnered with Keystone RV for the Ultimate Montana. She wanted to do things that have never been done before in an RV. This is a concept RV, like a concept car, so the design and floor plan will not be made available for purchase. 

The Ultimate Montana has some insane elements like a Kegerator, water vapor fireplaces, a bathtub, a margarita machine, a pizza oven, and more. This is an RV that you have to see to believe!

3. 1979 Airstream Argosy Renovation

About the Renovators

Kyle and Olivia Brady are Drivin’ and Vibin’, two former full-time RVers who got their start in a tiny Fiber Stream camper. Kyle and Olivia have a new addition to the family and now travel part-time while still running the Drivin’ and Vibin’ YouTube channel and website. After full-timing in their small fiberglass camper for a few years, they wanted a bigger space. So, they purchased a gutted 1979 Airstream Argosy and did a total renovation.

About the RV and Renovation

The 1979 Argosy was pretty rotted out and empty when the Brady’s got it. They did a total renovation on this camper. Pretty much the only original pieces are the shell and the water tanks. This beautiful RV renovation took the couple a year and a half. With a bright and airy aesthetic, a four-inch lift, and tons of solar and battery power, this thing can go anywhere. 

4. Awesome Renovated 1987 RV

About the Renovators

Rosemary and Ramsey were full-time RVers traveling for Ramsey’s job as a baseball player. The couple has since parted ways, but their renovated RV was a thing of beauty! 

About the RV and Renovation

The Roaming Retro RV was a 1987 Country Camper, a 32-foot retro motorhome. The couple didn’t do anything to the outside of the RV, but stepping inside was like a step back in time with some modern touches. The interior of the 1987 Country Camper was full of different patterns, designs, and textiles, creating a fun bohemian vibe. Painting took up much of the renovation time. 

5. Renovated 5th Wheel Tiny Home

About the Renovators

Twinning In Our 5th Wheel is a family of five living in a beautifully renovated RV. The family includes April, her boyfriend Jason, their twin daughters, and their dog. Before RVing, the family lived in an expensive apartment with no backyard. Their main goal with RV living was to save money, but they quickly fell in love with the lifestyle. The family renovated a 2005 Keystone Montana to fit their family and lifestyle. 

About the RV and Renovation

April and Jason completed the renovation on their 2005 Keystone Montana themselves. Jason had building experience, and April had design and DIY experience. With the purchase of the RV and the renovation costs combined, they estimate they spent around $27,000 total. 

The RV has a bright and airy feel with lots of light colors and farmhouse decor elements. The fifth wheel has a homeschool area, tons of storage, and even a performance stage for their twin girls. 

6. Remodeled Class C on a Budget

About the Renovators

Liz Fenwick is a YouTube DIYer who took her DIY affinity to the limit with an RV makeover. Liz and her husband bought a class C RV and spent close to six months renovating it. 

About the RV and Renovation

Liz’s RV is a 2000 Four Winds class C motorhome. The RV was in great shape upon purchase. She’s redone the interior entirely. Painting the walls and cabinets took the longest. Most older RVs have dark wood cabinets and beige accents, so Liz and her husband painted their camper white to make the space feel larger and more cheerful. The renovation includes a lot of fantastic design elements like light fixtures and cabinet pulls.

7. Mountain Modern Life Class A Renovation

About the Renovators

Mountain Modern Life is Katie and Eric, full-time RVers since 2016. Katie and Eric live and travel full-time in a renovated 2008 Tiffin Allegro Open Road 32LA. Katie runs the Mountain Modern Life blog and YouTube channel about beautiful modern living in any space. 

About the RV and Renovation

Katie and Eric removed the TV in the front of their RV and moved it to the bedroom to add more storage. One of the most remarkable pieces in their RV is the living room slideout area that used to hold the dinette. They’ve added an electric fireplace and a TV on a lift that slides down into the cabinet when not in use. This renovation has so many beautiful accents and accessories; you have to see it for yourself.

8. Beautiful Travel Trailer Renovation

About the Renovators

Abby and her husband, Chris, are RVers, parents, and real estate agents in Michigan. Abby runs The Abby Times, a lifestyle YouTube channel and website. The couple purchased a 2010 Keystone Cougar XLite 30BHS and renovated it in just two months! 

About the RV and Renovation

The Cougar renovation pulls inspiration from farmhouse design, Scandinavian aesthetics, and modern luxury. The camper is bright and airy, with white walls and light wood accents that make the space feel much larger. The coolest part of the renovation is in the recessed TV and fireplace built into the living room wall. This particular RV is a bunkhouse model with bunk beds on a slide and plenty of floor space for kids to play. 

9. Beautiful Farmhouse Fifth Wheel Renovation

About the Renovators

Griff and Alyssa are aspiring RVers who spent eight weeks renovating a Keystone Cougar 29RLI. Griff and Alyssa are travel vloggers who recently sold everything they owned to move into their fifth wheel. 

About the RV and Renovation

Griff and Alyssa’s renovated RV is a Keystone Cougar affectionately named Clover. This renovation really opens up the space. This couple has completely redone their RV, down to the kitchen island. They tore apart the existing island and rebuilt a bigger island with more storage. The vibe mixes farmhouse inspiration with a bit of a tiki feel. 

10. Family of Five’s Renovated RV

About the Renovators

The Petrone family is a family of five living in a beautifully renovated RV. The Petrone family live stationary in a Cougar travel trailer that they renovated for less than $3,000. Two adults and three kids are a lot for a travel trailer, but they make it work. 

About the RV and Renovation

The family completed this renovation in three weeks. The Cougar has three bunks for the kids. This renovation is fun, modern, and bright with light paint and wood and quirky tile backsplashes. Although the travel trailer is small, the light colors make it feel big enough for five people. 

From Farmhouse to Retro, These Renovations Are Stunning

Farmhouse design has become all the rage in RV renovation these days, but the retro look will never truly go out of style. These beautiful RVs are sure to inspire you to make some changes yourself. What RV renovations are on your to-do list?

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