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This Vintage Airstream Trailer was Transformed Into a Cozy Modern Cabin

When you think of an Airstream trailer, visions of formica tabletops and gingham curtains might flash in your mind. Well, Travis Pyke of Wind River Tiny Homes decided to change that stereotype. He and his team transformed a 1974 Airstream into a cozy, modern cabin.

This was no easy renovation. “When we got this it was just a shell,” Pyke says. “There was old subfloor, there was no wall paneling, no insulation, most of the wiring was gone.”

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One of the most striking features in this Airstream is the use of reclaimed wood. These natural, cozy accents highlight the walls, doors, and even the custom-built seating areas.

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Chevron curtains and imbedded topo maps highlight the wild side of living in a trailer, and the comforts of modern living.

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Instead of vinyl flooring, the crew added some “psychedelic” green cork flooring. It also introduces another natural element to the space.

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The sleek look of the birch butcher block kitchen countertops enrich the look of a Montana ranch house, but on a tiny scale.

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The kitchen sink doubles as an outdoor shower if you stick the flexible faucet head out the window! Hopefully the owners are driving this shiny piece of history somewhere warm.

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The Wind River crew also fit all of the amenities into a 24-foot trailer, including a full sink, toilet, and shower in the bathroom.

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This Airstream trailer sleeps three people, despite its small size and full amenities. The kitchen couch transforms into a cozy double bed in about two seconds flat.

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You can see the full tour and a discussion of the building process here.

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This Vintage Airstream Trailer was Transformed Into a Cozy Modern Cabin