Before & After: Augustine the Airstream Gets a Chic DIY Makeover

Nate and Taylor Lavender give new life to their 34-foot, 1992 Airstream Excella 1000—creating a bright, inviting tiny home.

When traveling couple Nate and Taylor Lavender were dating and living in Florida, they purchased a 34-foot, 1992 Airstream Excella 1000, which they renovated and affectionately named Augustine the Airstream (after the city of St. Augustine, Florida, where they found her on Craigslist). They have since moved Augustine, themselves, and their Goldendoodle named Summit, back to West Virginia—where both their families live—and are now happily married and fulfilling their tiny home dreams.

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Michele Koh Morollo
Dwell Contributor
Michele Koh Morollo is a journalist who has been writing about design, lifestyle and travel for the last twenty years.


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