An Atypical Paint Job and a Dedicated Dog Cabin Complete This Clever $3K Camper-Van Conversion

Texas-based artist and designer Rachel Farrington was inspired by the rocky ground, prairie grass, sandstone, and bright open skies of the Southwestern U.S.—where she and her family intend to head next.
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Last June, after a year of project setbacks, artist and designer Rachel Farrington acted on the advice of an architect friend: Do something fun. "It had been a tough year, and I wanted to make a gift for my family and play at the same time," recalls the painter and sculptor, who’d had few opportunities for manual activities while being glued to the computer screen at her home in Lago Vista, Texas, laying out furniture and interiors. "I decided to work with my hands again."

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Alex Temblador
Alex Temblador is a Mixed Latinx writer with publications in outlets like Dwell, Architectural Digest, Real Homes, Artsy, GEN by Medium, Conde Nast Traveler, The Daily Beast, Travel + Leisure among many others.


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