When Shelby Wilson bought a vintage airstream in 2015, she had a vision. It would be the ideal setting for a wide range of events, such as a VIP lounge for a corporate launch, as well as a mobile dressing room at a photo shoot or wedding. All it needed was a little elbow grease.
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At the time of the purchase, "the airstream was a nightmare," Wilson explains. "The walls were brown from cigarette smoke, and it had been sitting rotting away for the past 20 years 'till I found her."
Wilson gutted the trailer to reinvent the interior with a simple, natural palette, inspired by her own midcentury home in Portland. "It took two and a half years and many different hands to make it happen," she adds.
Now named the Stolen Pony Lounge, the vintage trailer is ready for any kind of party. White cabinetry is topped with wood countertops, and Doug fir slats create an eye-catching feature wall that curves up the ceiling. Restored windows and skylights also bring in lots of natural light.