Upcycling

People are making campers from horse trailers, the results will impress you

August 21st, 2021

Camper trailers are expensive. There’s no doubt about it. But, people tend to buy it since it’s more comfortable and well-protected than a tent.

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You’ve probably even seen families use these camper trailers when you and your family went camping. There’s a lot of benefits to it, but if you don’t have enough cash to buy one, you’ll just have to stick to using tents.

How about transforming horse trailers into camper trailers?

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We all know that horse trailers are used for one thing only, and that is to transport horses! Until some creative and out of the box thinkers thought of using horse trailers as camp trailers. Pretty cool, isn’t it?

This is exactly what a man did to a horse trailer!

Some people see old stuff and furniture as nothing but a piece of junk. They often throw away stuff that isn’t of use anymore. Others see it as a reusable item to be innovated and improved. For them, old items and furniture can be transformed into something new and functional.

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As more and more people are taking a stand towards eco-friendly living, trailer life is becoming the norm. Old horse trailers are being converted into camper trailers. Some people use it for weekend getaways, while others have turned it into their homes. It’s also affordable and budget-friendly for a person who is on a budget.

You don’t have to throw everything away when you can use your creativity to create a new thing out of it. That’s exactly what Fred Cote did to an old 1970s horse trailer.

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Fred Cote is a resident of British Columbia, Canada, who purchased a horse trailer from the 1970s in order to turn it into a camper trailer.

The project took many days to finish, but it was all worth it! The new camper trailer was everything we wanted it to be. It was cute, cozy, and eco-friendly!

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Fred wanted to have a cozy camper trailer, but it was just too expensive. So, he purchased an old horse trailer and repurposed the rundown yellow bumper into a beautiful camper trailer.

The horse trailer used to be in a sorry state. The sides were rusting, the paint was wearing off, and it looked like it was about to fall apart.

That’s okay because it was about to get better. The once rusted and beat-up trailer will definitely look unrecognizable after the transformation.

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Fred quickly got to work. He completely gutted the inside of the trailer and framed it. He also added insulation to the walls to keep it cool inside.

After working tirelessly for hours and days, Fred was able to transform the 1970s horse trailer into a canary yellow camper!

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The inside of Fred’s trailer is complete with birch lining to give it an elegant style. He also repainted the outside of the trailer with a fresh coat of canary yellow paint to give it a bright and eye-catching look.

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The trailer has a small kitchen, water heater, and a bench seat dining area.

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Yes, there’s a hidden toilet underneath the bench.

The dining section can also be transformed into a sleeping area! Just fold the bench, and it will turn into a queen-size bed.

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Fred’s trailer is definitely perfect for a weekend getaway! He even decided to make it his new camping retreat.

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Fred isn’t the only one who has successfully transformed an old horse trailer. There are others who did the same but with their own unique take.

What we can learn from people like Cole is not all old items are to be thrown away. We can use our creativity to remodel and create new things out of it.

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Source: Facebook , Homemaking

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