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School Bus Conversion

We are officially at the two-month mark since we got our bus; so I thought it was a good time for an update on where we are at with our skoolie conversion and what we have learned so far! Why a skoolie? Curious why we decided to jump on the skoolie bandwagon and purchase a 40 foot retired school bus sight unseen? You can read more about the process and why here 🙂 But the short and simple version is that we were looking for a way to flexibly travel the country with our family and pets. The goal is to be able to focus on family, quality time together, and exploring the USA. Thankfully, both my husband and I work from home which allows us a lot of flexibility to do this! Now, the only thing standing between us and hitting the road is getting this school bus conversion…

Transforming a retired school bus to a house-on-wheels is about to be added to the list of crazy projects we have taken on. My handy hubby and I have always loved DIY projects. Taking an old or outdated item and transforming it into something beautiful is addicting! Plus is all honestly, it has allowed us to achieve the exact size and look that we what. Thus resulting in beautiful, customized pieces. We have spent the last couple of years tackling projects in our first home here in Montana. Now, we are ready to take on the mini version of that, and create a house on wheels with this school bus conversion! Remember when… Who else remembers climbing those tall metal steps of the school bus as a kid? Either daily as a way to get to and from school or as the occasional school trip? These 30,000-pound school buses are…

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