Motorhome Bedroom Reno

June 2, 2022

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We’re started on the full Motorhome Renovation on our brand new RV! About two weeks ago, I set out to complete the planned renovation and have made a ton of progress. As of now, I only have two rooms left to finish, the back bedroom and full bathroom. Turns out, doing everything at once was a little too ambitious {as I suspected}. I didn’t take into consideration how much of my time would go into planning, prepping and scheduling our cross country adventure as well. Phew. Now, that’s a full time job.

PS: We’re currently sitting outside the trailer repair shop. It’s 7:18 am ET and we left our home at 6:30 am ET. The trailer is hooked up, but is reading as disconnected to our RV. Why is that a problem you ask? The brakes won’t engage and we’re having a hard time stopping this “train” so it’s pretty serious!

Back to the Motorhome Renovation

In the end, I was able to complete what I like to call “Phase 1” of the master bedroom (which is our only real bedroom). I still need to come up with a solution for the sliding doors, but everything else is looking good. There isn’t anything wrong with the doors, but I do think they could look and function better. I’m planning to swap them out for something completely different or paint them. I also may plank the walls once we return home, but for now it’s much brighter and I’m happy with what I was able to get done.

RV Update: The time is now 7:30 am ET. We have moved to sitting inside the repair shop for repairs that should take 45 minutes, but are definitely taking longer. You know, I could be upset, but I’ve learned to expect some hiccups along the way when traveling in a motorhome. At least, thats been our experience. I think I’ll start calling the motorhome, The Lemon. That’s her new name.

Motorhome Renovation: The Before

It’s always fun to see where we started. All brown… no surprise there.

Thorn Cove Abode Motorhome Renovation

Directly across from the bed is our closet area. We also have a coffee bar in our bedroom {fancy, I know!}. We usually always wake up before our kids and this way we can have our morning coffee without disturbing them.

Thorn Cove Abode Motorhome Renovation
Thorn Cove Abode Motorhome Renovation

Motorhome Renovation: After

Although hard to see here, I recovered the headboard in a buffalo check curtain you can find here. The pillows match almost perfectly and are very affordable for a pair.

I painted the cabinetry Ivory Lace by Sherwin Williams. It is one of my favorite white paint colors! I removed the brushed nickel pulls and added my favorite wood knobs.

Thorn Cove Abode Motorhome Renovation Main Bedroom
Finished Main Bedroom
Thorn Cove Abode Motorhome Renovation Main Bedroom
Main Bedroom Lamps

One of the best changes I made in here was adding bedside lamps. Changing up lighting always create such a cozy ambience and these lights are perfect for the space. These lights were incredibly easy to install and plug-in. Additionally, I used these cord covers to hide the wires.

Thorn Cove Abode Motorhome Main Bedroom

On the bed, we use Beddys (the comfiest cocoon-like feeling you’ve ever felt). The ruffle coverlet is mostly for looks and to soften the room up a bit. And to finish, this muslin throw from The Loomia. It is a beautiful taupe on one side and olive green on the other. I love the weight of this blanket. It’s not too heavy and not too light. Just right, baby bear.

Thorn Cove Abode Motorhome
Main Bedroom in the RV

I used the same bamboo shades in the bedroom that i’ve used on all other windows in the motorhome. The hydrangea material is something I purchased in bulk over a year ago and is no longer available.

Motorhome Coffee Bar

The baskets I used for light coverings in the other side of the RV are sold out. So, I found these very similar scalloped baskets to use in the bedroom. I just cut out the centers and used liquid nail to secure to the ceiling. The wallpaper was a gift from a follower and I’m not sure of the source, but isn’t it so cute!

And if you haven’t jumped over to the NESPRESSO coffee yet, this is where you can find it. The quality of the coffee pods are SO MUCH BETTER. I cannot even describe how unpleasant a Kcup is after drinking a Nespresso coffee.

Don’t mind my construction dust here. I got so excited about completion that I forgot all about clean up before photos.

I love these 18″ pulls for our closet doors. They are a beautiful champagne gold and the perfect amount of pizazz for the space. I hung the curtains inside of the cabinet doors with these sash rods.

Travel Update: 7:50am: The motorhome had a connectivity issue that has been fixed and we are finally back on the road!

What’s next for the Motorhome Renovation

Would you think I was crazy if I told you I almost brought my paint on our cross country trip? I thought I might find some downtime to finish up the bathroom, but then reality hit. I have two kids and not very much down time when they are out of school. So, once we get back home I have big plans for the finishing up the bathroom and the last details of the bedroom. But for now, I love how much more it feels like home.



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  1. Carol says:

    Glad you’re back on the road! Love your bedroom! Safe travels and enjoy!

  2. Lesley says:

    LOVE IT!!! Prayers for safe & fun travels!!!

  3. April says:

    It looks beautiful! Glad you guys are back on the road. Prayers for a safe trip! Also, I’m loving the website. It’s laid out perfectly!

  4. Megan Wilson says:

    Girl, this is stunning!! You are so incredibly talented and inspiring. I truly look forward to all your updates and watching your RV journey. Best of luck!

  5. Colleen says:

    Back on the road again !!!
    Can’t wait to see where the road leads ya !!
    Have a great time and be safe ❤️❤️❤️

  6. Candy Gross says:

    Looks so good. Glad you are back on the road.

  7. Toni Gorrell says:

    You have done an amazing job on the motor home! What a transformation! Looking forward to Phase 2! ❤️

  8. Claudette says:

    Looks so good Brittany ❤️

  9. Sonni Baker says:

    It is so beautiful and cozy. You are very talented. I love following along with your beautiful family. Hope you have a fantastic trip and treasure the memories.

  10. Holly says:

    Beautiful transformation! Glad you get it all fixed and back on the road. We used to camp with a 30ft. Trailer and we have a lot of stories about issues we have had over the years. Not so much fun in the moment it happens but makes for great memories and stories to tell. Your kids will love traveling and making memories-there is nothing like camping and traveling!! Enjoy!!

  11. Lisa Bunch says:

    So sorry that the trip is starting off in the repair shop! When life hands you The Lemon, make lemonade by totally renovating it beautifully inside. I love what you’ve done with The Lemon!

  12. Mandy May says:

    You are definitely my favorite IG personality. I love your ideas and decorating styles. It’s one of the best parts of the day to see how the Smith family is doing.

  13. Michelle says:

    Looks AMAZING!! Have a wonderful time creating fun and amazing memories!

  14. Cindy Keating says:

    I’m so excited to watch your travels! Stay safe and have a great trip!

  15. Tracy Hughes says:

    Looks great and so cozy!! Prayers for safe travels. Always look forward to your post!
    Have fun making memories!!

  16. Lauren Elayne says:

    It’s so beautiful! I hope you have a wonderful trip! You’ve done a wonderful job with “The Lemon” 😉

  17. Robin Drewes says:

    Looks beautiful . You did an amazing job . Will you redo my whole house ? 😁!

  18. Robin Drewes says:

    Looks beautiful ! You did a great job ! Will you redo my whole house !!! 😁

  19. Lyn C says:

    Gorgeous job on your remodel ❤️

  20. Madelyne says:

    Hi Brittany,
    I’m amazed at all the work you’ve done to make your mobile home a dream come true! Glad you didn’t take the paint w you- try to relax and enjoy your time together- kids grow up so fast you are making memories to last a lifetime. Safe journeys.
    Hugs , Madelyne

  21. Kim says:

    So very talented!! Thank you for sharing your life, lemons, and all the lemonade. Safe travels ahead, prayers for not having to sit in repair shops to/from this journey! All the best from Greenville.

  22. Kristin says:

    It is absolutely beautiful! You are truly talented. Hope you had fun in your trip!