Posts in Design + Inspiration
In-Depth Guide to Choosing a Healthy Mattress

We took a deep dive into the world of non-toxic mattresses in this latest post about our furnishing choices for the Slow Rolling Home! We discovered all of the icky chemicals living inside our conventional mattress, educated ourselves on what to look for in a healthy, non-toxic mattress, and narrowed our choices down to a select few we will continue to vet before we purchase.  Read on to learn more than you ever thought possible about the wonderful world of mattresses! 

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Seemingly Endless Iterations and the Start of Framing: Weeks 18 & 19

After what seemed like endless iterations, we have completed our layout. While small things may change, shelves may be installed or cabinet doors switched, we are clear on HOW we want our home to feel, WHERE the important items will go, and WHY each place is significant. You may be wondering, what do you mean whyIt may just be me (Amelia) who is obsessed with "why", but the importance of being intimately acquainted with the driver for change is what makes change STICK. 

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Installing the Subfloor and Making a Home: Weeks 14 - 15

'Measure twice, cut once' isn't a guarantee.

We've been busy, to say the least. Alhen has been working every. single. day. to prepare materials and plans for installing the subfloor and we have been working together to make them a reality. After purchasing the final piece of our subfloor puzzle (insulation), we framed the joists, fit the insulation, and filled the cracks with some Great Stuff spray foam. 

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#FollowFriday: 3 Full-Time Traveling Skoolies Living the Dream

On the last Friday of each month, we highlight three converted school bus dwellers - creators - dreamers, who are inspiring us by sharing their journey! We are sharing three full-time travelers this month. One, helmed by a sweet married couple with a thing for murals; the second, a traveling hostel with room for guests; the third, a mobile herbal apothecary that supports their journey through handmade product sales. 

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In-House Interior Design: Week 8

For months, we've been collecting inspiration for the interior and exterior design of the bus. In this post, we're sharing the Pinterest board that is the culmination of that collection. It's a lot more than just interior design, though. We've included some appliance ideas, possible sustainability and resource-saving features, some space-saving designs, and the overall vibe we want for our house on wheels.

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#FollowFriday: 3 Tiny Interiors Inspiring Our Design

When it comes to designing the interior of a small space, you might think there's a sense of feeling cramped, like, "Where are we going to put all of our stuff?" On the contrary! We chose the tiny life because we didn't want to have a bunch of things and need to maintain the space for it all. We chose the tiny life to slim down on space and stuff and instead to cultivate experiences. This means that in designing our small space, we're maximizing the areas we enjoy the most: kitchen, living area, adventure gear; and carefully crafting the spaces that are on a need-to-use basis like the bedroom, toilet, and bathtub. 

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