Budget Breakdown: For Two Swedish Surfers, Happiness Is a $31K DIY Camper Van

Sara Bjurbäck and Jonathan Strömberg kit out a used cargo vehicle to realize their vanlife fantasy on a budget.

Die-hard surfers Sara Bjurbäck and Jonathan Strömberg admit they will do just about anything "for the surf." That includes spending half the year living out of an 89-square-foot camper van they built out themselves.

Join Dwell+ to Continue

Subscribe to Dwell+ to get everything you already love about Dwell, plus exclusive home tours, video features, how-to guides, access to the Dwell archive, and more. You can cancel at any time.

Try Dwell+ for FREE

Already a Dwell+ subscriber? Sign In