van life

Builds to Follow

Builds to Follow

For the past six months our lives have been completely consumed by building out Amelia. We're so thankful to have had you guys with us every step of the way with suggestions and words of encouragement! We've received a ton of really great feedback from you all about how much you enjoy watching the build process so I thought that as our build is drawing to a close we could point you in the

Build Out: Week 18 - 19

Build Out: Week 18 - 19

Hey guys! Sorry you haven't heard from us in the last two weeks. "Week 18" of the build Amelia went into the shop to have a thorough checkup,

Build Out: Week 17

Build Out: Week 17

This week I want to start off by showing you a few pictures of the various phases of life the bed area in Amelia has gone through during this build. I think it's the best way to truly appreciate how she looks now. 

Build Out: Week 15

Build Out: Week 15

The last step before we could install our top cabinets was getting our button latches and hinges installed in the doors. I was under the impression that it might take a bit of work (like seemingly everything else)

A Wardrobe in 1 Cubic Foot

A Wardrobe in 1 Cubic Foot

   Yup, you read that right... We each have just 1 cubic foot of space to store our clothes in the van. ONE. Buckle your seat belts people this is going to be a wild ride.

Let me back up and explain why we have such a small space to work with. When making the organizational plan for Stanley we decided pretty early on that our clothes were going to live under the back bench seat. It's perfect, there is plenty of space and it is easily accessible! It was not long that we realized that the space had to be shared by our two 6v batteries that control our aux power system...