For $28,000, you can live out your mobile-living dreams in this surprisingly sleek, retro camper.
If you’ve ever fantasized about living on the road—or simply traveling in style—RV fixer-uppers Steve and Trina Sholin can assist with turning that dream into reality. In fact, the Phoenix–based duo have recently listed a 440-square-foot Jayco Fifth Wheel for sale, after transforming it into a stylish home on wheels. Keep scrolling to read more about the remarkable renovation and see some of the fascinating “before” and “after” photos.
Seeking out tired-looking spaces and making them beautiful again has become a huge passion for the couple. The husband-and-wife team began their careers as RV fixer-uppers five years ago, after they spent time living in a travel trailer while Steve was working on road construction projects.
“I started looking at the potential that these travel trailers had, and slowly started making changes to our own RV. I redecorated it to make it feel more like a home by adding lamps, artwork, pillows, throws, and beautiful bedding,” says Trina.
The couple originally bought this Jayco Fifth Wheel when they relocated to Phoenix, Arizona, as a way to explore the state. Although the camper was in desperate need of renovation, they were both excited for the challenge.
“This time we went all out, gutted everything, and redesigned our new trailer in our own style,” says Steve.
For the renovation, the Sholins replaced all the flooring and lighting fixtures, painted the walls and cabinets, and remodeled the original plastic shower area. New hardware was also incorporated into the bathroom.
They refurnished the trailer and designed the interior to have a modern Scandinavian-inspired look. “We were really happy with the outcome, and have enjoyed many camping trips with our family. We now are selling this RV so we can begin redecorating another one,” states Trina.
“We wanted to design space that would feel as comfortable, warm and efficient as our own home. We used a similar material palette and colors that we did with our own home, and we’re very pleased with the outcome. The RV really looks like a tiny version of our permanent residence, but on wheels,” she explains.
If you’re interested in owning this delightfully renovated camper, you can contact Trina at email@example.com or reach out through the couple’s Instagram.