A FAMILY spent two months changing an outdated van right into a bohemian luxurious house on wheels, spending simply £3,000 altogether.
The van has been a part of the household from a younger age, siblings Tom Hofker, 21, and Sanne Hofker, 19 stated.
The 2003 Volkswagen T4 Transporter was utilized by their mum for work, however they determined to do it up after they purchased a more moderen model.
Within the Netherlands, passenger vans could be taxed closely, in order that they initially deliberate to do it on a price range to keep away from the extra prices.
Nonetheless, they determined to do a full renovation of the van – including in a seating space, kitchenette and even pop up roof for round £3,000 altogether.
Whereas Tom, who’s finding out medication, did the woodwork and their father did the electrics, Sanne and their mum used Instagram and Pinterest for inside inspiration, creating cushions and smooth furnishings for the inside.
They’ve since shared the transformation on their Instagram, incomes plenty of followers.
Sanne, at present finding out at an artwork academy, advised Solar On-line Journey: “We did it on a comparatively small price range for a not-cheap wanting inside.
“We simply purchased a number of wooden, paint and material and went to work.
“The toughest half was getting all of it to suit – the couch cushions are simply cut-up Ikea mattresses.”
They spent seven weeks through the pandemic changing the “bohemian fashionable” van, which has a sink and oven within the kitchenette, in addition to a nook couch which converts to a double mattress.
When travelling is allowed once more, they plan to go to Norway, France and Spain, and even Scotland – and say it has impressed them to undertake even larger renovation tasks.
Tom advised Insider: “We instantly began fascinated with one other mission as soon as this was finished.
“And if we’re ever going to construct one other camper van, we’ll go larger.”
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