Casita Camper Makeover

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I’m a Happy Camper!

Happy Camper Printable from Mrs. Padilly's TravelsAs of July 2016, over 1,700+ of you have downloaded my Happy Camper printable! That’s a lot of Happy Campers!

This free printable, for your personal use and enjoyment, is my way of saying Thank You for stopping by MrsPadillysTravels.com.

Occasionally, however, readers ask if they can use the image for commercial use; like a request I recently received from Julia, of KlayZ Kreations.

Julia contacted me to ask if she could use my image for one of her soldered charm designs. Intrigued by this request, I visited Julia’s Facebook page, and liked what I saw.

While I typically say no to such requests, I could see myself wearing one of Julia’s necklaces, and gave her permission to use the image under one condition; she make one for me!  🙂

Julia happily agreed, and informed me her soldered necklaces come in two sizes: 1 1/2 inch, and 2 inch squares. Since I’m a Texan, I naturally went for the bigger 2″ size!

Happy Camper Necklace by KlayZ Kreations

I was very excited the day the necklace arrived in the mail, and thrilled with the design and quality of Julia’s work! I will wear it proudly!

Thanks, Julia!


Since so many of you have downloaded a copy of my Happy Camper printable, I thought you might like to see the image that inspired me (found on Pinterest).

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Moving the Ol’ Homestead: Casita Coming Home!

Mrs. Padilly's Good Luck Horse ShoeIt’s been a bit quiet on Mrs. Padilly’s Travels, but for good reason! We are moving the Ol’ Padilly Homestead out to the country, which will allow us to bring my Casita Travel Trailer “Free Range,” and Mr. Padilly’s C-Dory cruiser “C-Horse” home! (No more off-site storage!)

I can’t include enough exclamation points to show you how excited I am about this move, and having my Casita on property!

But the best part about this move is once we are settled in our new home, and life returns to normal routine, I plan on redecorating the inside of my Casita to fit our new home’s Texas ranch theme, and sharing this redesign with you! 🙂

In the meantime, here is a peak at the site where Free Range will soon call home.

Happy Trails!

Mrs. Padilly

Mrs. Padilly's New Homestead - stables

Mrs. Padilly's New Homestead - Pasture & Garden

 

Dressed for Glamping: Unveiling My Casita Travel Trailer’s Makeover!

Welcome Stencil on Screen Door Casita Travel Trailer

UPDATE: I have added NEW interior photos, which show my latest changes to the inside of my Casita, leaving the original “dressed” photos for you to compare.

 

The changes are subtle, but I think they make a big difference. Let me know if you agree!  Note: New interior photos are noted with descriptive captions in RED.

 


With the interior remodeling complete,
IT’S TIME FOR THE UNVEILING of my Casita Camper’s Glamping MakeoverCompleted Interior Makeover of Mrs. Padilly's Casita Travel Trailer

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My New Casita Travel Trailer!

NOTE: Interior restoration on my Casita is complete! Ready to jump right in and read the first post in the series? Go to “My Casita Travel Trailer’s Before Glamping Pictures,” or just continue reading below about My New Casita Travel Trailer.

Welcome! This is the first post to my new blog, MrsPadillysTravels.com, an extension of my Texas Travel Journal, MrsPadilly.com, which launched in 2012.

Mrs. Padilly’s Travels is a travel and DIY blog that includes posts on my boating, camping, and outdoor adventures, plus DIY projects and restorations like the one I will be doing on the newest addition to my travel options:

My New-to-Me 2006 Casita Travel Trailer! 

Mrs. Padilly's Casita

This little travel trailer, which was painted brown by the original (first) owner, was brought home to our family only two days ago.  She is now sitting in our storage shed where I will be transforming her from a typical Casita travel trailer interior into one fit for Glamping.

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