Decorating Our RV: Making Our Camper Feel Like Home on the Road

We sold our smaller camper and purchased a slightly bigger camper. We purchased a used 2018 Grand Design Imagine 2600RB and really like the layout and size (for the two of us and our dog Daisy).

My friend Britney spent a few days with me decorating and organizing our new camper.

We had fun measuring, shopping, and decorating. We laughed because we both agreed it sort of felt like playing house when we were little girls. Maybe that is why we enjoyed it so much.

Decorating

We did not want to put any screws or nails in the walls of the camper so used Command hooks and command picture hanging strips to hang everything.

We did not use anything on the walls with glass in case if were to fall and break. We also did not use anything that was very expensive in case it falls and breaks. Everything we purchased to hang on the walls was light.

Bedroom:

On one side of the bedroom, we hung a small wreath from Hobby Lobby; we added a little burlap to the wreath. We hung the wreath with two Command hooks. Hanging it with two hooks keeps it from moving around as we travel.

And on the other side of the bed, we hung a trio of signs from Dollar General. We removed the bracket on the back of each sign and hung these with Command picture hanging strips. Who knew Dollar General has such cute decor?

We purchased the light gray quilt and shams from Belk. It was on sale, so SCORE!

Kitchen:

In the kitchen area, we added sticky tile. To learn how I installed the tile, click HERE.

Here is a closeup of the kitchen. Adding lamps in the kitchen, bathroom, and on a side table gives a warm and homey glow at night rather than the overhead LED lights that are bright.

The metal box that contains a Dawn dish detergent dispenser and a hand soap dispenser is from Hobby Lobby.

Note: We stow the three lamps in the laundry basket when we travel. We stow all the countertop decor in the cabinets when we travel.

My sweet friend Britney has this towel (actually have two of them) embroidered for me. I purchased the towels at T.J. Maxx. I just love it!

Eating Area:

We removed the dinette and replaced it with a table and chairs. To see how we accomplished this, click HERE. We are so pleased with the result. It gives us more room, allows us more options for using the table in different ways, and makes an out of the way spot for Daisy’s bed.

We had to reconfigure the outlets in the dinette and thus made a charging station for phones and laptops.

Here is another picture of the eating area.

Daisy likes her new spot, which is why we removed the dinette.

The original dinette table had to be anchored to the floor with straps, so we anchor the new table to the floor with the same straps when we travel.

We added another wreath from Hobby Lobby between the eating area and the theatre seating; the green gives it a little color and texture. We added burlap and hung it with Command hooks too. The Home Sweet Home is from Walmart. I just love it!

We added a side table, lamp, and a decorative wooden box. The table is from Hobby Lobby. I already had the lamp and the wooden box is from Dollar General. It works great for keys, wallet, etc. We have an extension cord from the lamp that runs behind the theatre seating to an outlet. This table works well for setting out laptops, books, etc. We store it under our bed when traveling. (Since this picture, we have replaced the piece of trim that was scared from the previous owner’s dog.)

Bathroom:

The sign is from Dollar General and is hung with Command picture hanging strips. The white metal box, the green plant, and the metal F are from Hobby Lobby. The other faux plant is from Dollar General. We also installed brushed nickel Command hooks for towel holders.

This wall is in the entranceway. Both of these signs are from Hobby Lobby. We hung them with Command picture hooks.

There is a large (and deep) cubby space (behind the TV) as you enter the camper. We purchased two of these canvas bins from Walmart for storing extra supplies (paper towels, toilet paper, coats, etc.). Our camper already had these hooks and we love them to hang flashlights, dog leaches, jackets, etc.

Below are some additional pictures:

The long runner, we purchased from Target. When we retract the slide, it fits perfectly. The smaller rug in front of the sink we purchased from Walmart. I liked it so much, I purchased another one to put in front of my kitchen sink at home.

I purchased these quotes on Etsy and cut them with my Cricut.

The graphic below is on our slide. It took FOREVER to assemble because it printed in multiple pieces (one campsite was individual letters) – – like putting together a puzzle but it was worth it!

I purchased this from Cricut and made it for our front door.

A few organizing tips that work for us:

We purchased one set of these utility shelves from Walmart. We used two shelves in each wardrobe. They work like a charm! We use baskets on the shelves to organize our clothes.

Neal purchased a piece of cheap carpet from Home Depot that was perfect for cutting and lining a few shelves – – where we put our garbage can. I LOVE having a place to put our garbage can rather than leaving it out. (On a similar note, our laundry hamper is located under our bathroom sink rather than having it out in the open and in our way.) The less clutter when camping, the better.

This is where we put our shoes, games, table cloths, etc. The carpet protects the shelves from getting scratched and also helps things from moving around while we travel.

We stow the three lamps in the laundry basket when we travel. We stow all the countertop decor in the cabinets when we travel.

We have had three campers over the last 10 years. Our first camper was on a rented lake lot. We only stayed there on the weekends and never moved the camper (did not even retract the slide). Our second camper, we purchased in 2017 when I retired. I loved it, but Neal thought it was too small. It was cozy. Click HERE to see how we updated this camper. Now that we have Daisy, it is better to have more room so this camper is the perfect size for the three of us.

Our favorite place to camp is Gulf State Park. Click HERE to check out this amazing campground with over 28 miles of bike trails.

Let us know what you think or if you have any questions by commenting below and be a Happy Camper!

 

 

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Author: Suzanne

Blogger and DIYer with my talented husband Neal. I share about our projects and life lessons following Christ.

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