Couple buy 50-year-old rusty caravan for £50 and totally refurb it for just pounds – and it's a vintage lover's dream

A COUPLE who snapped up a 50-year-old caravan for just £50 have revealed how they completely transformed it on a budget.

Taking to the Facebook group Extreme Couponing & Bargains UK, the woman shared the amazing before and after photos of the van.


Before its transformation, the caravan was in a very sorry state – covered in moss and with the interior completely run down.

But after working tirelessly on the holiday home it is barely recognisable decked out with kitsch finds sure to be the envy of any vintage lover.

Captioning the post, she wrote: “We finally finished our vintage caravan she is 52 yrs old . Bought her for £50 completely rebuild on a budget .

“The wardrobe was huge, made it smaller to fit in and used the draw as one of the seats .


“We reused most things and bought 2nd hand .Her name is Iris.”

Fellow group members were seriously impressed, praising the couples efforts in the comments.

One wrote: “Wow😍 stunning job well done ❤️”

“Completely brilliant and adorable!” agreed another, while a third wrote, “You deserve many years of happy holidays for all the work you put in.”



In other DIY transformations, this girl, 12, transformed her family home for just £50.

And this woman made a stunning window seat for just £30 using leftover wood and cot mattress.

Plus this DIY fan transformed her tired patio tiles using £7 stencil and it looks amazing.

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