Campervan Interior Design Ideas
Designing a campervan is quite easy once you have an idea of how you want your camping van to be. Here are some tips when thinking about the interior design of your new van:
If you have the basic ‘Do it yourself’ knowledge, designing your own campervan to your taste and budget is very possible. You can also ask for help from family and friends as it could be an excellent way to bond. Also inviting professionals over to assist in some parts of the conversion provides an avenue to acquire new skills, and the technical expertise to be able to maintain and replace parts of the campervan in future.
Although camper vans are quite expensive. It makes road trips and camping adventures easier. They provide transport and accommodation for your outings without worrying about electricity, shelter and add a little bit of luxury.
What types of trips will you be going on in your campervan?
Are you considering a long camping trip? Then you should know that you would need to prepare your meals, and campervans are usually fitted with small kitchens with a gas stove and portable toilets (probably one that works during transit), refrigerator and indoor lights powered by a battery or Solar panels fitted on the top of the van. Please note that only professionals should handle propane gas and electrical fittings.
Talking of budgets, redesigning a regular van to a campervan takes a lot of careful planning to pull off unless you have access to unlimited funds. The part of your budget where most of the money goes is insurance and purchasing the van, but if you already have one, great!
There is no such thing as spending too much or too little during the designing of your van. You can decide to borrow, rent or buy tools for designing, and you can choose to go for the cheapest or most expensive fittings on the market, depending on how classy you want the campervan to look.
Create a mini-room
You can decide to use floorboards or carpets to make it classy and luxurious. Curtains and wallpapers can turn your campervan into a mini room. Choose bright colours for your curtains and floorboards, although some campers decide to go for carpets because it’s easy to unfold and roll out.
You might also want to consider how many beds you’ll need, and determine if the beds would act as a sitting area in place of chairs. This allows space for more beds and additional fittings to make camping and the travel experience luxurious. Also, you might consider adding drawers, which will serve as a mini wardrobe that will accommodate your clothes, bedding, and other items. Drawers in campervans are essential because it makes the campervan look less untidy and well arranged.
Then decide on the internal plumbing, pipes supplying water to the sink and the toilet and taking sewage out. That is also very important.
Has the above article been helpful? Why don’t you get started on designing that campervan to your taste and get started for your next camping trip?