Home » Travel » We turned a drab old static caravan into a modern boutique hotel suite – now we make £140 a night | The Sun
We turned a drab old static caravan into a modern boutique hotel suite – now we make £140 a night | The Sun
THREE friends worked together over the pandemic to give an old static caravan a huge makeover.
Anna Hart, Emma Jane Palin, and Whinnie Williams, bought the pre-loved holiday home for £24,000 in October 2020.
Together, theyworked hard to transform the shabby caravan into a stunning holiday hideaway in Margate, splashing out £12,000 on the works.
They went to Hull and bought a run-down beige caravan, ready to be revamped.
Emma said: "Renovating our preloved Willerby BK Bluebird was the perfect lockdown project."
"We wanted to find an unloved, older model and show people how this humble caravan can be thoughtfully transformed into a glamorous holiday home."
Read more on Caravans
Our side hustle makes £60,000 – here’s how we did it
We moved into a caravan with our 2 kids after rent doubled – we’re saving hundreds
Every detail of their renovation was thought through, with the women finding inspiration from a number of places.
Whinnie said: "We’ve upcycled as much as possible, sourcing vintage fabrics from our favourite junk stores around Margate, scouring eBay and Facebook marketplace, and we even found our brass kitchen sink in a skip."
“We’ve tried to DIY things as much as possible to show people that anyone can bring Hollywood vibes into even the smallest of spaces."
The open plan living room and kitchen has been stripped of it's beige furnishings and been transformed by patterned tiles and chequerboard flooring.
Most read in News Travel
Popular bag that skips Ryanair hand luggage fees reduced to £8 for Cyber Monday
AISLE BE OFF
Watch as animal breaks free & roams aisle on plane – but not all find it funny
Flight attendant reveals the rude passengers they hate – are you one of them?
I'm a travel expert – here's how to get around a city without Wi-Fi