Making your motorhome more homely

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Making Your Motorhome More Homely

Recent trends highlight a growing preference for domestic travel, with many Britons opting for campervans to explore the UK’s scenic beauty. Staycation bookings have seen a notable rise with camping sites being a popular option for motorhome owners to park their vehicles.  

A homely atmosphere is key to enjoying this unique lifestyle if you own a motorhome. Our article offers practical tips to make yours more comfortable and inviting, ensuring a cosy and personalised living space on the road.

Personalise Your Space

Making your vehicle feel like home starts with personalisation.

Decor and accessories: Add personal touches such as family photos and artwork, if wall space is tight, try hanging these from string to create a banner, or decorate the fridge. Choose colours and patterns that reflect your style and make the space feel uniquely yours. Decorative throws and pillows are also a good way to enhance your theme, from calming neutrals to bohemian flare.

Custom bedding: Invest in high-quality bedding that fits your motorhome’s beds, opt for duvets that are suitable for summer and winter. Good sleep is crucial for a restful trip and quality bedding can make all the difference.

Extra Touches: Add extra lighting that can create a calming atmosphere such as string lights or a lamp. Textured features such as macramé help create extra depth. If you love bringing the outdoors in, opt for a few house plants. Those that can hang from the ceiling will help save space.

Optimise Storage Solutions

Efficient storage is essential in a motorhome, where space is at a premium.

Vertical space utilisation: Install shelves and hooks to utilise vertical space effectively. This helps keep your interior tidy and provides easy access to frequently used items. If you plan to move your motorhome frequently, making sure your items are secure is essential as it is dangerous to have loose items when driving. Nets are a good way to keep things secured, add them to the back of doors and cupboards. 

Custom Storage Units: Consider custom-built storage solutions that fit the specific dimensions of your motorhome, for example behind the seats. Tailored storage can help you make the most of every inch and ensure everything has its place.

Collapsible Equipment: When space is tight having items that fold down or stack into each other is invaluable. Nesting bowls and collapsible kettles will free up space in the cupboards and a collapsible drying rack means it can be neatly stored until you need it. 

Enhance Lighting

Good lighting can transform the atmosphere of your motorhome.

Natural light: Make the most of natural light by keeping windows unobstructed and using light-coloured curtains or blinds. This brightens the interior and makes the space feel larger. Light-coloured furnishing can also help to bounce natural light around the interior and help the space feel bigger. 

Task lighting: Implement adequate lighting for specific tasks like reading or cooking by installing adjustable spotlights or under-cabinet lights.

Comfort and Convenience

Creating a comfortable and convenient living space is vital for enjoying life on the road.

Relaxing seating: Upgrade your seating with cushions, throws and ergonomic support to ensure comfort during long trips and relaxation periods. Add additional seating at the back of your motorhome so you can relax away from the steering wheel. In smaller motorhomes, this might mean having multifunctional seating that then makes into a bed.

Smart home devices: Use smart home technology such as voice-controlled assistants and smart thermostats to enhance convenience and control in your motorhome. These devices can make daily tasks easier and more enjoyable.

Create A Functional Kitchen Space

A well-organised kitchen makes cooking on the road a pleasure.

Efficient layout: Arrange your kitchen space to make cooking and cleaning efficient. Make sure you have easy access to all the necessary utensils and appliances. Draw liners are one way to keep items from sliding around and draw tidies will keep them organised. Magnetic strips are handy ways to store chopping knives and metal utensils too. 

Quality appliances: Invest in compact, high-quality kitchen appliances suitable for a motorhome such as a microwave and portable stovetop. 

These tips can help create a functional and welcoming environment, making your travels more enjoyable and stress-free. The vehicle and these upgrades can cost a lot, so consider motorhome insurance that gives you peace of mind when you hit the road. 


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